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March 21st, 2012

Given that cycling is one of my favorite activities, I receive a lot of questions about the benefits of riding a bike.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A-, AB- and B-, O+ and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed.
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Drug dependency classes scheduled
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Diabetes managed with diet, exercise
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Lisa Ferguson had a great idea.
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Egg Fu Young
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Carnitas Pork
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Two cars collided in front of Happy Valley Elementary School this afternoon, completely blocking the road.
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Nice to see a unanimous ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court against the EPA in the Sackett case. From Bloomberg: The justices today unanimously ruled in favor of an Idaho couple blocked by the EPA from building a home on...
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On July 9, 1970 it was moving day for the century-old Igo School as it made its sentimental journey from Igo to the Shasta District Fairgrounds where volunteers were eagerly waiting to turn it into a museum piece. When this...
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Well, it’s still strange to sit down and try to come up with a cartoon idea without trying to tailor it for Pete’s usage. I didn’t really realize what a big part of my creative life he had become. Sigh. At least I’ve got a box full of ideas and sketches I can go through, [...]
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Excerpts from a blog post by a former boss: PR bright ideas that don't work: Beware these dumb campaigns By Gilbert Moore I have never quite understood why otherwise shrewd, honest and sensible people can be so easily talked into...
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Redding police officers served a search warrant today at a downtown jewelry store they said might be connected with a rash of recent burglaries.
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March is Women's History Month. Women who have been affected by Alzheimer's disease remain an example of lifelong strength and inspire the people who care for them to strive for their own strength.
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History 101... If you missed an earlier presentation by the Shasta Historical Society on the Carr family of Shasta County, you have another opportunity to hear about the significant role Judge Francis Carr, Senator John McColl and others contributed to the development of the Central Valley Project. Learn how his son, Lauren
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If you would like to know a little about the amazing artistic ability of art students for Anderson New Technology High School, you have to check out this short article. You might be surprised at how amazing some of the artistic abilities of the students are at New Tech.
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Former NEA Chairman joins the county winners in state Senate chambers on Monday, March 26--Competition to be webcast live. Yreka High School student Nicholas Cordell will represent Siskiyou County in the statewide competition.
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Simpson University will hold its annual athletic fundraising golf tournament at Tierra Oaks Club on Friday, May 4.
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MY box. My utility box. Something is not right
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A Red Bluff man was arrested on suspicion of possessing brass knuckles and a methamphetamine pipe after he was pulled over Tuesday afternoon after allegedly running a stop sign.
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A 34-year-old Los Molinos man had a bullet graze his scalp Tuesday evening after he was shot at by a 56-year-old felon who had a slew of illegal items and drugs stashed inside a Red Bluff apartment.
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A Sept. 25 trial date has been set for a 21-year-old Redding man accused of murdering a homeless man by repeatedly stabbing him and slitting his throat.
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Heard Mary Ocasion last night pitching a political action committee that the opponents of the Churn Creek mall have created and it made me wonder where the proponents are. Aside from a couple of lame signs on the property itself,...
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A 33-year-old man died Tuesday night, the victim of a Red Bluff mobile-home fire.
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Apparently no one was killed in the incident but it sounds as though the pilot was trying to show off a risky maneuver. The pilots are lucky they survived!
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A little unorthodox but I suppose if they get the fires out I can’t judge them.
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Some people should not be allowed to upload photos to Facebook. Especially something as disgraceful as this!
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Expect a good soaking later tonight and into Thursday morning. The National Weather Service says to expect a 20 percent chance of showers in Redding today. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 62 degrees. New rainfall amounts of less than 1/10 of an inch are possible before nightfall. Tonight, expect ra
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The quartz hill of Quartz Hill Road is long gone. But you can buy this house at a popular price point.
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When creating art (whether music, writing or painting), you are declaring what is important to you.  You show the world what it takes for granted as you expose the viewer to a remarkable new way of seeing through your eyes.  For example, Van Gough’s painting of sunflowers; some people love sunflowers and some people don
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We all complain about negative politics, but the nice thing about cheap shots is they're revealing — as much about those making them as the targets.
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Many people may be voting for Mitt Romney because of the view in some quarters that he is the inevitable Republican candidate for president of the United States and the candidate with the best chance of beating Barack Obama, rather than because they actually prefer Romney to the other candidates.
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I feel I have to comment to the far-left people who have been writing lately. There is no "war on women." Women still have the right to determine what to do with their bodies. They still can use birth control and have abortions if they choose.
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Now that the American soldier accused of killing those Afghan people has been identified, what should happen to him?
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Recently, while walking into Raley's on Lake Boulevard, I slipped on the curb and fell face down on the asphalt. Broke my glasses, cut my forehead and obtained some nasty bruises and scrapes.
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Dear President Obama: Why not gather your family, sit down and watch Bill Maher's program as he uses the most vulgar and tasteless language imaginable to debase totally decent people?
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Playing to a tie is ambiguous in any sport.
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When the Shasta High boys tennis team finds itself in a rut, all it has to do is lean on experience.
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Division I baseball figures to be a competitive race this year with Foothill, Pleasant Valley and Red Bluff all showing themselves worthy of a No. 1 ranking to start the season.
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The Foothill High softball team won its league opener over Paradise, 2-0, on Tuesday behind a 14-strikeout no-hitter from pitcher Lindsay Davis — in her second no-hit performance in two days.
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Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero presented her petition to undo an 8 percent utility rate hike to the City Council at Tuesday’s meeting.
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Theresa Nachman of Edward Jones Investments in Redding will host a financial workshop at 6 p.m. April 3 at Cattlemen's Restaurant in Redding.
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Once again, an incumbent north state Republican Assemblyman is defending allegations from his opponent he's a carpetbagger.
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Postal officials say they still are unable to pinpoint when they'll close the Redding mail processing center, though it won't be before May 15.
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Lucero decides not to turn in signatures
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The two young sisters who were critically injured when their father lost control of his car and ran off the road last week remain in a Redding hospital.
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California's secretary of state visited Shasta High School Tuesday afternoon, speaking to students about her past campaigns, voter ID laws, marijuana and women's rights to encourage them to become involved in politics.
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The Sacramento River Trail along Highway 44 will be closed Friday, Monday and Tuesday as crews work to repair storm damage.
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The prosecutor in the trial of a 21-year-old Redding man accused of viciously beating a homeless man to death nearly three years ago told a Shasta County jury Tuesday that the defendant enjoyed it.
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1912: A Cottonwood barber discovered that his best razor had been swiped by a man who had worked his sympathy for a free shave. The town constable was put on the trail, but he did not sleuth long before he rounded up the ungrateful one who was drowning his conscience in copious lappings of fermented juice.
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Eight children sat wide-eyed and mostly quiet Tuesday at the Redding Library as they listened to a pair of community leaders read "Chicken Little."
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RED BLUFF — Sue Knox's family has volunteered to ensure elections run smoothly for nearly 70 years, and the secretary of state appreciates it.
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It’s one thing to have your say on an issue; it’s quite another to have yours words carry some weight.
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The former operations manager of a French Gulch gold mine is suing his former employers alleging he was fired last year for filing a workers' compensation claim.
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©2012, Hal O’Dali Filed under: Thoughts & Musings
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Redding City Council will not appeal a judge’s ruling that struck down its ban on medical marijuana storefront collectives.
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The Sacramento River Trail along Highway 44 in Redding will close for three days in the next week and a half, the California Department of Transportation announced today.
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Over at Realtor Skip Murphy's "Really Redding" blog. Sakura Sushi on East Street, a real honest old-fashioned Japanese sushi-ya. Nice pictures, Skip. Click here to see. Open for dinner six nights a week....
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SACRAMENTO RIVER, Redding — The heavy rains blew out much of the Sacramento River, but it remained fishable around Redding, above tributaries. Fishing for native trout continued to be good, but it’s going to be a nymphing affair for awhile. Spin
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When I was 40 I went to a therapist for about six months, who kept me from flinging myself in front of oncoming traffic, and also helped me figure out how to stop making bad choices. That would be therapist-speak for "how to stop fucking up and picking men who are assholes."Anyway, that was where I first heard t
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Mercedes was an awesome senior who came to us a few weeks back. She did our basic 1/2 hour studio session. She loved black and white and vintage type images so with simple textures and natural light, we were able to create some stunning images for her. Here are some of the favorites.
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This is the first place I ever tried Sushi, many years ago. At lunch with friends from the nearby Citizen’s Utilities office. I guess I’d led a sheltered palate up until that memorable day in the early ’80s. I fell in l
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Assembly Jim Nielsen is trying once again with a bill to open the Redding veterans home, along with a similar new facility in Fresno. You know, maybe if he drove a few strategic Democrats out to the brand-new facilities ready...
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AP's story on the House Republicans' budget proposal captures the state of Washington neatly: Just as Obama's budget was dead on arrival last month with Capitol Hill Republicans, the House GOP plan is a nonstarter with Democrats controlling the Senate....
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It's astonishing to see the numbers of the national debt, which CBS News reports have recently hit a political milestone: (CBS News) The National Debt has now increased more during President Obama's three years and two months in office than...
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See how the 2012 Schedule shaping up. SUMMIT SUPER SERIES ET BRACKET RACES March 24 and 25 First points race – Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Juniors & Test & Tune Sunday &#
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Here I am, back in the Blogosphere! Yeah, sitting perched high above the F Line with The Little Brown Dog. It’s been awhile, an unforced hiatus if you will, but I’m anxious to start spewing flotsam and jetsam on the most trivial of matters, like what’s currently on rotation on my iPod™ …. WRECKING
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This is the Delta School that was established on March 8, 1899. It stands on the top of a hill near the intersection of Dog Creek and the Sacramento River in the Sacramento River Canyon north of Lakehead. Delta received...
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Cat A will crawl under the blankets and covers to sleep.Cat B will hop up onto the bed, survey the landscape, and walk over to where Cat A is underneath. Cat B will turn multiple times in a circle, punch the blankets, then flop down heavily.Cat A will grumble and growl.Cat B will get up,
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Alamine? This home could be ala-yours. Homes in this price range sell rapidly, so be quick about it.
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There is a 50 percent chance of showers today in Redding. The National Weather Service forecasts mostly cloudy conditions with a high of 53. There is a slight chance of showers Wednesday.
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Last week, I spend a good part of an evening beating a deadline to apply for financial aid. In my immediate family, almost everyone is either in college or thinking about it. My adult children range from my oldest daughter-"done and don't want to go back anytime soon"- to my son "maybe I'll take some [...]
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Yes! It’s true! We’re gravitating away from Facebook a bit and firing up the ol’ Blogaroo again. I miss pontificating on matters great and small, blathering inanaties and basically taking up a little CyberSpace with silly doodles and kooky haikus… or Haikookies, as we like to say. At any rate, I hope
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What good's a law if the only way to enforce it is by hiring a lawyer at $350 per billable hour? To the average citizen, it's just a luxury display in a shop window.
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Just 17 months ago, when voters passed Proposition 25 and restored simple majority votes of the Legislature in California budgeting, the presumption was that if Democrat Jerry Brown also became governor, a new era of sweetness and light would arise in Sacramento. For budgeting would now be a one-party thing, no Republicans
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Recently you printed an article stating that the new Clear Creek walking trail, overlook and parking area were to replace and prevent all the drug dealing, violence and homeless people that had previously been present at the area.
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A few months ago, the four-way stop at Locust Street and Park Marina Drive became two-way. Ever since, the personnel at dentist Gary Howland's office have heard frequent episodes of honking or squealing of brakes.
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The $65,000 bill I recently received for some relatively common surgery and a three-day stay at one of our local hospitals (fortunately paid in full by Medicare plus private supplemental insurance) prompted me to give thought to our current health care system. For those who are outraged by the personal insurance mandate tha
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Nearly four months after a fire gutted their mobile home, a Redding couple last week finally found a new place to call their own.
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Recipe Contest Rules
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In 1912: Oliver Ogle and Fred Whitaker, lumberjacks, were caught near the Oregon line by Deputy Game Warden White. They were arrested on a warrant charging them with selling jerked venison in Kennett. They pleaded guilty to having killed a deer out of season and were fined $50 each, but they could not pay. Back to jail they
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CHICO — Enrollment at Chico State University and other California State University campuses must be reduced to better match diminishing funds, officials said Monday.
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Some area collectives oppose the tactic
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The Shasta High School boys golf team took fourth place in the Wolfpack Invitational at Gold Hills Golf Course on Monday.
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Shasta County voters got their first good look Monday at the candidates running for the newly drawn state 1st Assembly District.
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Community leaders across Shasta County will spend 10 minutes reading to children today as part of the Shasta Early Literacy Project's Take 10 and Do It Again initiative.
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Timber industry officials and environmentalists are criticizing a proposal that would nearly double the acreage designated as critical habitat for the northern spotted owl.
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Fundraiser will help Veterans museum
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A Redding woman who in February pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter so she could avoid being retried on a second-degree murder count was sentenced Monday to 11 years in prison in connection with the bizarre 2011 traffic death of her boyfriend.
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Redding will get some relief from the heavy storms of last week with only intermittent showers expected through the weekend.
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With candidate rosters final for the open 1st Assembly District race as of last week, the Redding Tea Party got straight to holding the first debate with all five candidates at the same table tonight. The Tea Party runs its...
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See who was where at recent events.
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Woke this morning to yet another forecast for "abundant sunshine." The sky was blue and cloudless, the mountains were clear and bright. It was 75 degrees, with just enough breeze to ruffle the fronds of the palm trees and the feathers of the finches hanging on the feeder.
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More than 400 youths and adults turned out earlier this month for the Shasta-Trinity National Forest annual Scouting for Trees event at the Ackerman Campground near Lewiston in Trinity County.
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E-mail Joe Wyse sent today to faculty and staff: -----Original Message----- From: Wyse, Joe Sent: Monday, March 19, 2012 1:59 PM To: President's Message Recipient Subject: President's Update: March 19, 2012 To the Shasta College Community: I trust you are...
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Brussels sprouts used to give me nightmares. My mother must've used a pressure cooker on them. They were truly gag-worthy. As an adult, however, I've developed an appreciation and a taste for them. Roasted, slightly charred. With olive oil, pepper...
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When I read Ron Compton's letter (March 9) I had to laugh. "Oh," I thought, "equal time." I wondered if he had written it tongue in cheek.
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A Redding woman who opted in February to plead no contest to voluntary manslaughter so she could avoid being retried on a second-degree murder count was sentenced today to 11 years in prison in connection with the bizarre 2011 traffic death of her boyfriend.
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Commenter "Pogue_Mahone," in response to my column Sunday, seems to think I left something unsaid: Someone quoted Ann Coulter yesterday where she'd said (paraphrasing) that if you took away the ability of liberals to call conservatives "dumb," liberals would instantly...
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I drew this last week as a "get well: card for Pete, little knowing that he wouldn't.
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Most of us have head of the well-known scenic tourist train that ran between Fort Bragg and Willits dubbed the Skunk Train. Well, Shasta County also had a Skunk Train but ours wasn't a tourist train; it was a hard-working...
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Medical marijuana advocates plan to rally Tuesday outside Redding City Hall to keep up the pressure on council members who in closed session will discuss the court ruling that struck down a ban on storefront collectives.
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Voices of Faith — March 24, 2012 - Q. What do you believe is the most important core value of your faith tradition? Why?
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The City of Redding and its construction partners have been named one of three finalists in the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) annual awards program for the Cypress Avenue Bridge project. Completed in February 2011 after nearly four years of construction, the Cypress Avenue Bridge was nominated as the Structure
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Tehama County drug enforcement agents arrested two individuals last week after two separate traffic stops.
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Homebuilder confidence level remains at its highest level since June of 2007. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index remained unchanged im March from a revised level of 28, the trade group reported this morning. Barry Rutenberg, chairman of the National Association of H
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Once you get past the pothole and the bent gate in the single supplied marketing image of today’s FDotD, it would seem to offer a lot for the money.
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Cameras inside a school have give an inside look at the power of an EF 4 tornado that destroyed towns from Pekin to Henryville to Marysville. Surveillance cameras inside Henryville Junior Senior High School were rolling as the storm destroyed their building. Everything looks fine from outside [...]
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ICEBERG DEAD AHEAD!
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Six individuals were arrested Sunday night after allegedly burglarizing a home in the 16000 block of Lassen Avenue in Anderson, the Shasta County Sheriff's office reported this morning.
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Truly remarkable to see. A visual representation of 2011 earthquakes worldwide, along with an audio sound corresponding to the seismic power and depth of each event. Amazing, really. Be sure to turn up your sound. Here in the Northstate we are complacent about earth
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The workweek starts with partly sunny skies today before a chance of rain moves in later tonight and showers arrive Tuesday. The high today in Redding will be in the mid 50s with a slight wind blowing south southeast, according to the National Weather Service. There is a 60 percent chance of rain after 11 p.m. More showers
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Now that I have a newborn in the house, the last thing I have time for is weeding through an email inbox filled with offers for 30% off at a store I bought one thing from three years ago, or daily newsletters from an online magazine touting ways to make my life more creative.  I [...]
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Gov. Jerry Brown and proponents of a competing "Millionaire's Tax" ballot initiative agreed last week to split the difference between their measures and launch a joint campaign with a unified front to sway voters to raise taxes in November.
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If there was ever any doubt that Gov. Jerry Brown is m A United States citizen is dead and the United States government killed him. Without trial. Without due process. Without hesitation. And ighty worried about the chances of passing his tax initiative come November, he eliminated it Wednesday when surrendered to the "
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There's no guaranteed investment — except CalPERS.
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Just a suggestion. The next time Ron Compton (letter, March 9) writes in, will you please warn the readers like you did for the Doonesbury cartoon Thursday?
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In weeks, if not days, women can change the activist Republican legislative principle that sex is solely for procreation and to be within marriage.
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As the chairman of Shasta Chapter of Child Evangelism Fellowship, I want to thank you for the most concise and clear explanation of our ministry I've ever read (editorial, Wednesday).
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Response to Gary Strickler's letter (Wednesday): Your degree must have been in mythology, not economics.
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Liberals now believe that anything they want is automatically a right.
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The Weed High School boys baseball team won the championship game Saturday night at the Liberty Baseball Invitational with a wild 3-2 victory over Fall River.
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Patience Abbe, a Redding woman best known for her success as a child author chronicling her fast-paced life growing up in Europe in the 1930s, died early Saturday morning. She was 87.
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It's no secret Jim Carleton loves tennis. A game was playing on a TV on the kitchen counter as the 91-year-old Redding man sat at his kitchen table last week describing how he underwent a new type of heart procedure less than a month earlier.
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In 1912: The board of supervisors met in special session to consider the Reid ferry proposition. Baker and Menzel, owners of the ferry, offered to sell it to the county for the net profits for the past five years. The franchise of the ferry had five years to run.
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Man suspected in car theft attempt
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What is the most timeless article of clothing or fashion accessory? View 334 Answers Blue jeans.
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This one looks a bit smoky. Flambeau REO, FDotD. It’s not listed in the MLS as bank owned, but from tax records, it appears to be the smoldering asset
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Redding police officers this morning arrested a man they say broke into a car on Lake Boulevard and had begun to tamper with its ignition before fleeing from police.
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There may be some sunshine today in Redding, but there's also a 40 percent chance of rain in the area. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high of 53 degrees today and partly sunny skies. The low tonight should drop to 36 degrees. Conditions will be similar Monday, with a high of 55 degrees
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Redding has its share of mom-and-pop burger joints.
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Given the 100-year flood of signatures calling for the recall of Shasta Lake City Councilor Dolores Lucero, it seems all but certain the voters will turn her out of office.
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Once again small business gets the shaft.
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A small but die-hard cadre of conservatives seriously think that the president of the United States faked a birth certificate. Apparently this is a scam to prove Barack Obama's otherwise dubious eligibility to hold office.
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I had a great career once in Redding. My health went south for a bit and I lost my career because of it.
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John F. Kennedy, a Democrat, was the first president I voted for.
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The Record Searchlight has the editorial right and duty not to print letters to the editor like the one Friday from Ron Compton calling Democrats "Satan" and "evil dogs." Not only is it defamatory, it is dangerous.
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California is broken financially. Fortunately, the majority Democrats must reduce the deficit lest we end up like Greece.
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It's been 11 years now that we've been in Afghanistan.
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Have you noticed how some familiar words and ideas have taken on new meanings?
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The citizens of California — especially here in the north state — are very fortunate to be represented by men like Sen. Doug LaMalfa and Assemblyman Jim Nielsen.
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I keep hearing the same story about the wealthy paying most of the taxes and that it is a misrepresentation that there is an unfair tax burden on the middle class.
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Attention Romney campaign leaders in California: I know this will never reach Mitt Romney or his handlers, but at least let me speak my piece.
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The suggestion by the Afghan Parliament that the U.S. soldier involved in the recent shootings stand trial and "face justice in Afghanistan" is beyond ridiculous.
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I have a question for Richard Wilkinson ("50-Word Dash," Tuesday): What is the ACLU supposed to be protecting Rush Limbaugh from?
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The Speak Your Piece in Sunday's paper couldn't be truer. The statistics are all things we already know if we follow the news. The "simple ideas" from John Swaim are what we seem unable to enforce.
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Cathy Kneer, Anderson
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Considering that Republican opposition to contraceptives as provided for in ObamaCare is defined by the left as being against women's health, no wonder folks are writing into the editor calling it a war on women (Margaret Earnest, Tuesday).
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Have we learned nothing? The Republican Party wants us to bomb and basically declare war on Iran and Syria. We are already in two wars.
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Disarming United States Marines in a combat zone is unconscionable.
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Last night at the Shasta County Lincoln Day Dinner, the keynote speaker -- Shasta Regional Medical Center heart surgeon Dr. Doug McConnell -- talked about how he thought the Democratic health-care bill was doomed to fail (perhaps by design, he...
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As the sun was starting to dip below frost-covered hills on a frigid evening last fall, my friend Greg and I stood smiling in front of a camera on an ice-covered boat ramp.
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"When you are training other people's horses, you're also in the people business," Cottonwood horse trainer Gail Bloxham said.
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Q: I hope you can answer my question about cleaning birds. My friends and I went quail hunting a few weeks ago, and it took us 45 minutes to hike into the area where we hunt. We flushed a large covey of birds, shot two and then continued to hunt singles for several hours. We picked up a few more birds for the day and hiked
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SPRING SPORTS CAMP X
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The Liberty Christian softball team took fifth place while Liberty's baseball team came in ninth at the school's invitational tournaments that were played Friday and Saturday at Big League Dreams in Redding.
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Karen Sapp chuckles as she thinks back to her freshman days at Shasta High School when she switched out of college preparatory classes, necessary to get into most four-year universities, for easier ones.
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Redding police went to the 1200 block of Bundy Court tonight after getting a report of a gunshot victim, but officers didn't find anyone who was injured.
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For the second time in five years, Shasta College is at risk of losing its accreditation.
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Two people are safe after their home on Old Eureka Way caught fire around 8:10 a.m. Saturday.
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In 1912: A piece of ground that adjoined the east side of the Millville Hotel was being plowed and fenced and would be placed to a miscellaneous assortment of flowers, rose bushes, shrubbery, etc.
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Dear Babe: I have a gold crest medallion that has on it "National Football Hall of Fame, South Bend" with a football player in the middle. It is blue trimmed in gold with blue leaves trimmed with gold on each side of the player. It has a sticker on the back that reads, "This crest was handmade of gold and silver
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Q: My wife and I were in the Bay Area last week. While cruising along on one of the many 80s highways. We realized how ignorant we were on the rules of use of the diamond, or HOV lanes. I get that during rush hours one needs to have two people in the vehicle, but what about weekends or non-rush hour times? Also, I've he
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SHASTA LAKE — Councilwoman Dolores Lucero is trying to overturn a recently passed electric rate hike that city officials have repeatedly said is necessary to keep the public utility financially sound.
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A man broke a window at Famous Dave's BBQ on Hilltop Drive early Saturday morning and left the restaurant without taking anything, authorities said.
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A labor negotiator and a real estate broker are challenging Chairman Leonard Moty in the only Shasta County Board of Supervisors race that could see an incumbent ousted this year.
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RED BLUFF — A new face began patrolling the streets of this Tehama County city Saturday night.
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Eight months ago, Redding resurrected for discussion its participation on an air pollution board as a way to deal with climate-change mandates.
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We leave Wednesday for two weeks in Europe, so I thought maybe it was time to give some thought to packing. Me, I'm a backpack fan. I got my Kelty about 20 years ago and paid a rather shocking amount back then, but it's still going strong. I like it because my hands are free and it's much easier to carry than a suitcase: I
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At this afternoon's standing-room-only-overflow turnout for the Shasta Historical Society's lecture on Redding's visionary engineer Clair Hill, delivered by Hill's son Alan. Bravo to SHS vice president Pat Carr for arranging. There must've been 200 people crammed into an upstairs...
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...at the "Week that changed the world." Nixon goes to China in this short YouTube video, featuring news footage from the historic trip. Who could've imagined then that less than four decades later China would be the world's factory and...
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Here's a good place to start. This site was sent to me by Rick Marty and it looks like a good one. Thanks Rick! http://california.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,mine,scfips,06089.cfm...
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A man driving under the influence of drugs caused a single-car wreck in Cottonwood that sent two children to the hospital with head injuries Friday night, authorities said.
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See how the 2012 Schedule shaping up. March 17 and 18, Test and Tune both days! We will also be having Chassis Certification and Extended Tech both days. Mandatory RSVP for the Chassi
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Tyler Faires’ documentary about Redding area local food will spark your viewing pleasure. To Plant a City – Creating Community Through Our Local Foods from Tyler Faires Productions on Vimeo
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A man broke a window at Famous Dave's Barbecue on Hilltop Drive early Saturday morning and then left the restaurant without taking anything, authorities said.
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Redding police officers say they found methamphetamine, a pistol and ammunition after stopping a pedestrian overnight on Gold Street.
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Two people are safe after their home on Old Eureka Way caught fire around 8:10 a.m. today.
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Here’s a 1994 built 1676 sqft 4/2 in Ravenwood, one of our town’s more popular neighborhoods.
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Redding may get a brief respite from the rain storms today, but forecasters say more rain could be on the way. The National Weather Service is predicting a partly sunny Saturday, with a high of 55 and a 20 percent chance of showers. The chance for showers rises to 40 percent tonight, mainly before 11 p.m., as temperatures
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Spring is very nearly officially here in the North State. It is a time of year when our mild climate and amazing soils result in the entire region fairly busting at the seams with new growth and renewed life. Gardeners, farmers, ranchers and market growers are all up to their elbows in this life: seeds, [...]
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The bottom-line result of Judge Stephen Baker's ruling Thursday against Redding's attempt to close its medical-marijuana dispensaries reflects straightforward common sense: The city cannot declare wholesale nuisances of what the state has specifically authorized, especially without evidence of actual problems.
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Gregory Cheadle has always thought for himself. So maybe he's just the sort of guy we need in Washington to replace Wally Herger.
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My advice to Marc Beauchamp and anyone who wants to have some insight into the flavor of our community: Do not look to the online comments. These are primarily written by folks who hide behind an online nickname. Try the letters to the editor as there is at least a presumption that the author has been considered and thought
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Marc Beauchamp in his column of Saturday (March 10) has managed to muddy the vital distinction between support of free speech and support for the speaker. He did this by giving us absurdly unrepresentative examples of Ann Coulter's writing, creating the false impression of a maligned heroine rather than the harsh creatu
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I wish to express my gratitude to the Record Searchlight for sponsoring the regional Scripps Spelling Bee, held last Saturday at Sequoia Middle School in Redding. What a wonderful experience for elementary school students. It was truly a first-class event.
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A former California Highway Patrol officer of the year was arraigned Friday in Shasta County Superior Court on felony DUI charges stemming from a January four-car wreck while off duty.
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As a group of students lined up, grinning, for their chance to shave big hunks of black hair from Justin Tuggle's head on Friday, a huge smile crossed his face.
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A little give-and-take came up empty Friday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Redding police officers said they killed two dogs after they charged officers who were arresting a suspect at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
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The West Valley High School track and field team made a good showing Friday at the North State Relays in Chico.
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A retired captain with the Redding Fire Department was arraigned Friday in Shasta County Superior Court on felony charges of molesting a 5-year-old girl late last year.
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A child was taken to the hospital with a serious head injury after a wreck occurred on Gas Point Road on Friday evening.
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A month after Gateway Unified School District accused former Rocky Point Charter School officials of possible impropriety, the two sides say they're close to resolving their dispute over the school's charter renewal.
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John Torborg's voice began to break Friday morning while speaking at his father's funeral.
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A wealth of capable bats has pushed the Knights into the top 20 and likely into postseason contention.
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Working with Chase Bank, a Southern California nonprofit is helping north state families find their dream houses.
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In 1912: Dr. H. W. Heryford received a letter from Mrs. Heryford saying she had disposed of her landscape painting to the Sanborn-Vail Co. of San Francisco for $720. Mrs. Heryford would remain in the city three weeks longer, giving demonstrations of her work.
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Liberty Christian's softball team found the offense it needed, but its defense allowed Weed to edge the Patriots in the final inning.
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At this point in the season, the Liberty Christian baseball team still is transitioning from basketball. And the rainy weather mixed with a roster of inexperience isn't the best situation to begin the year.
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With gasoline prices already well north of $4 a gallon, north state consumers and businesses are wary about what the months ahead will bring.
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A child was taken to the hospital with a head injury after a wreck on Gas Point Road Friday evening.
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Baby Loves Disco, the family dance party, is coming to Redding on March 29 to do a benefit for the United Way of Northern California.
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Redding police officers say they shot a pit bull that charged at officers serving an arrest warrant at the Motel 6 on Twin View Boulevard around 6:30 p.m. today.
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As a group of students lined up, grinning, for their chance to shave big hunks of black hair from Justin Tuggle’s head on this afternoon, a huge smile crossed his face
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The planned closure of Cypress Avenue and Interstate 5's fast lanes next week has been postponed because of stormy weather.
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Mary Lake Sunset Starting April 1, home buyers utilizing FHA financing will see a significant increase in the Mortgage Insurance Premium (MIP) paid upfront by buyers. The MIP premium will rise from the current 1% to 1.75%. Besides the one-time upfront fee, the monthly MIP will also rise 0.1% for loans under $625,
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Just about anyone who grows houseplants has probably encountered fungus gnats -- a cloud of tiny, dark, delicate-bodied flies rises up from a plant when you disturb its leaves. While fungus gnats generally don't do much damage to plants, they are annoying. Allow the top couple inches of potting soil to dry out between water
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Tomatoes, squash and peppers are mainstays of the summer vegetable garden. This year mix things up a bit by trying some lesser-known or lesser-grown crops.
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Jack Frost wins top plant honor; spring plant sales set at Turtle Bay and Shasta College.
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I've just removed a lawn and would like to replace it with California native ground covers. What would you suggest?
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers ideas for using vinegar to accomplish many tasks.
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From a WaPo opinion piece by David Ignatius headlined "The bin Laden plot to kill President Obama:" Bin Laden and his aides hoped for big terrorist operations to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. They also had elaborate...
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The League of Women Voters of the Redding Area is hosting a discussion on homeless issues in Shasta County.
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The Cypress Avenue Bridge has been named one of three finalists as the Structure Project of the Year in California.
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Even though I use a doubled-edge safety razor, and buy my blades online, I would seriously consider joining Dollar Shave Club just because of this ad.Dollar Shave Club, your Video Friday:
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Welcome back to the History Mystery Photo Contest! There are two famous people in this photo. Who are they? Also, what is the date Air Force One landed at the Redding Municipal Airport? This time around we have gathered up...
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Just a lovely detail of two bridges about a hundred years apart. It’s Really Redding.
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Phase 1 is now complete. Our office is filled with the pleasant aroma of corned beef. Phase 1 included 2 crock pots worth of delicious Irish cuisine! Phase 2 will begin at my brother’s house this evening where there are currently two more crock pots brewing as we speak. I plane to wash phase 2 down [...]
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Fascinating stuff in this CNN piece about the state's decade-long campaign of forced sterilization of the "defectives." "It's one of the most horrific and shameful chapters in California's history," said Los Angeles civil rights attorney Areva Martin. Thirty-two states had...
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If you’re not a nerd or geek you may have some difficulty understanding the humor.
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It comes from Joel Kotkin: One of the great ironies of American life is that those who live closest to nature are often less ideologically "green" than those, particularly urbanites, residing in an environment of concrete, glass and steel. Is...
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Morbid yet hilarious at the same time. Pure genius!
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Thom Berry figures life’s an adventure, so music should be as well. That helps explain Thom Berry’s Musical Ventures, a project he launched in cooperation with the Shasta County Arts Council to add a little spice to the entertainment scene. “I’m trying to bring in a few different things instead of the usual sixes an
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What kind of space age technology is this? A tile that changes color? I would love to get some tile like this. Check it out this company is totally legit! Moving Color
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Highway 299 about 1 1/2 miles west of Big Bar is open again after a rock slide this morning blocked the roadway for more than an hour, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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Swoosh! Nothing but net!
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Ravenwood is a popular neighborhood, and correspondingly we are told this one hit the MLS with multiple offers already in hand.
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Expect more rain today and into the weekend a cold air mass arriving Saturday with the possibility of snow in the foothills and thunderstorms.
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I just discovered that my daughter dislikes St. Patrick's Day almost as much as I did as a kid, and for the same reason. The dreaded pinch. It was the fear that I'd forget to wear green on the designated day, and end up getting pinched from mean spirited kids until I was covered in [...]
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Felony DUI charges were filed Thursday against a California Highway Patrol officer who was arrested in January on suspicion of drunken driving and resisting arrest after she was involved in a four-car chain-reaction wreck while off duty.
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Facing the threat of a prompt lawsuit when the first bill is mailed, is Gov. Jerry Brown's administration getting cold feet about collecting an unconstitutionally passed fire tax on rural Californians?
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Yes, of course, presidents have no direct control over gas prices. But the American people know something about this president and his disdain for oil. The "fuel of the past," he contemptuously calls it. To the American worker who doesn't commute by government motorcade and is getting fleeced every week at the p
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To me it's a wonder that any time you drive in Redding someone doesn't crash into you. Redding without a doubt has the record of the worst drivers in the United States. Why I don't know. But the lackadaisical enforcement of traffic laws by the Redding Police Department and the California Highway Patrol has a lot
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The recent call for Fish and Game Commission President Dan Richards' resignation is a classic knee-jerk reaction to the legal and needed controlled hunting of mountian lions.
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The Department of Fish and Game will do nothing to rid our area of mountain lions, as evidenced again last week in Red Bluff.
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...Yes, I'm a sucker for all things Irish -- including bad jokes. In celebration of Saint Patrick's Day, we are giving away free downloads of our cover of an old Irish tune: The Parting Glass.  It will be the final track on our upcoming CD, Whiskeytown Roadhouse.  
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A 21-year-old Redding man who is charged with murder and facing life in prison if convicted of beating a homeless man to death three years ago apparently doesn't want to attend his trial.
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The movie "Mr. Baseball" should probably star Casey Dill, not Tom Selleck.
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A group of California Republican lawmakers, including Assemblyman Jim Nielsen and Sen. Doug LaMalfa, introduced legislation Thursday that would repeal the state's firefighting fee on rural homeowners.
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Winter sports are officially in the books, and now comes the time where spring sports start battling the weather in order to get on the fields.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge has denied the Redding's request for a court order that would have closed down medical marijuana dispensaries across the city.
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Redding leaders were scratching their heads Thursday, a day after Shasta County Superior Court struck down the city's ban on medical marijuana storefront collectives.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge has denied the Redding's request for a court order that would have closed down medical marijuana dispensaries across the city.
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At least one eagle egg has hatched for Redding's famous eagle couple, Patriot and Liberty.
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About 40 people came to the Shasta County grand jury's open house Thursday evening to hear about the responsibilities and benefits of serving as a grand juror.
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For five years, Don Kirk has relied on buses as his main source of transportation.
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A rash of vehicle burglaries has law enforcement officials urging outdoor enthusiasts to use caution when leaving their vehicles in trailhead parking lots.
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Redding police early Thursday morning closed Victor Avenue between East Cypress Avenue and Cascade Lane after a driver crashed a pickup into a tree and was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
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In 1912: Manton was to have a creamery soon. The machinery installed in the plant at Anderson was being moved to Manton where a building would be erected. They expected to start with about 200 cows and would put in a plant with a capacity of 540 cows.
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The Children's Place will open in the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding on Saturday.
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GOP voters tell Gallup pollsters they're as lukewarm about Mitt as they were in 2008. Last graph of a WSJ write-up: Those who support him do so tepidly, but many are refusing to support him altogether. In the same poll,...
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Deputies with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office are searching for a man who hit a Central Valley High School guard with a rock.
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Agency: BloodSource
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When the Gold Rush exploded in 1849, many of the gold miners who came in wagon trains brought along cows, knowing there would be a great demand for milk. A few years later when people began homesteading and raising a family, there was always a milk cow or two out in the field or in the barn.
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Two final candidates have qualified for this year's Shasta County Board of Supervisors race, the county's Elections office announced today.
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A group of California Republican lawmakers, including Assemblyman Jim Nielsen and Sen. Doug LaMalfa, today introduced legislation that would repeal the state’s firefighting fee on rural homeowners.
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Found this in a scrapbook entrusted to me by pioneer Frank Felch that was lovingly compiled by his schoolteacher sister Bertha Maynard. It is a scrapbook filled with facts, figures, school names and teacher names from every Shasta County school....
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Igo School Information Found this in a scrapbook entrusted to me by pioneer Frank Felch that was lovingly compiled by his schoolteacher sister Bertha Maynard. It is a scrapbook filled with facts, figures, school names and teachers names from every...
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Felony DUI charges were filed today by the Shasta County district attorney’s office against a California Highway Patrol officer who was arrested in January on suspicion of drunken driving and resisting arrest after she was involved in a four-car wreck while she was off duty.
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With the facebook timeline being the newest craze, eadch order now comes with a free template to show off your favorite pics! Here is a sample of one of our newest designs! Newborn Baby Photographer in Redding, CA
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I attended yesterday's meeting along with a large group of other concerned citizens regarding the future of Camp Latieze. My prayers were answered. There were NO bids on the property. Several of us in attendance who care deeply for the...
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Bruce's blog just now on a "big one" on the scary Cascadia Subduction Zone damaging or destroying major I-5 bridges brought to mind this Feb. 2007 piece I did on Caltrans' disaster plans for the Pit River Bridge: Ed Lamkin...
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Redding police are looking for a man and woman they say threatened a homeless pair with a shotgun this morning and killed the transients' dog.
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Giant Feast of Talent brings largest crowd ever to the Mall Food Court. The North State seems to have a never ending supply of overly talented children. Those hungry for a great show got their fill Friday Night at the Mt. Shasta Mall Talent Showcase, presented by Kids Unlimited.
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An 85-year-old Redding man was killed Wednesday when his car hit a tree in Woodland, the Woodland Daily Democrat reported.
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Personally, I don't spend much time worrying about earthquakes. This is inland California, right? Well out of the danger zone? Well, maybe. This Discover magazine piece on the Cascadia Subduction Zone, the mother of all West Coast faults, is an...
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"I love the new deck!" a trusted correspondent e-mails. Attached was a pdf file of the menu at Joe Wong's new place in the former Rivers restaurant. What caught my eye was the "Linger" menu (as in "Linger in the...
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Today I was quoted by David Benda in the local newspaper. An article about Shasta County foreclosure trends. One local broker goes out on a limb to predict a market bottom. Not me. Here’s a chart from my spreadshee
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Redding’s ban on medical marijuana dispensaries doesn’t have court backing after a Shasta County Superior Court judge Wednesday denied the city’s request for an order for the storefronts to close.
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You've probably heard the stories of the underwater family attempting a loan modification only to find out the bank has foreclosed on their home while their paperwork is still in the pipeline. It can be maddening for the already-stressed homeowner. Well, California is moving to prohibit what is referred t
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At least one eagle egg has hatched for Redding’s famous eagle couple, Patriot and Liberty.
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Continuing the city by the Bay's political pushback against the budding movement to drain Hetch Hetchy, state Sen. Mark Leno takes to the pages of the Bee with an Op-Ed: What hasn't received as much attention is the clean energy...
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This is obviously the work of Magneto from the X-men.
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What a creative way to destroy an old propane tank and desecrate the environment. By my calculations this stunt just destroyed 25% of our ozone! It was totally worth it.
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Instant Karma.
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This clean looking rural home seems to have an irrigated vineyard and lots of metal outbuildings.
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Expect more rain in the north state today with high snow levels and strong winds.
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Most people wouldn’t crumple up a thousand dollar bill and throw it in the trash.  Ridiculous, right? But every year qualified Shasta County residents overlook a simple tax credit that could literally put up to $5,700 cash in their pocket. It’s called the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and it’s for people who work f
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While digging around through fluoridation documents this morning I found this link. We should be very proud to be on this list of smart cities. I was/am trying to find out if the water at the Humboldt Dairy is fluoridated....
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Garage sale, yard sale, tag sale, estate sale, basement sale, house sale, porch sale. Whatever you call it, they're fun to have and, better yet, they have the potential to add substantially to your personal bottom line.  However, as with anything that's worth having, there are a few steps and guidelines you should follow t
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Spring is in the air, which means no more mornings spent de-icing the car windshield to get to work in the morning.  No more spending every daylight hour at work or school.  It is time to sign the kids up for baseball, take in a concert at the Mosquito Serenade and get active outdoors. As [...]
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Redding police early this morning closed Victor Avenue between East Cypress Avenue and Cascade Lane after a driver crashed a pickup into a tree and was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
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The Shasta County Board of Education has said it cannot afford to keep Camp Latieze, a Manton-area retreat that in the past has hosted science and music camps but these days is mostly a moss farm and burden on the Office of Education's budget.
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Enough about the 2012 election already. Let's talk 2016, which promises to be far more interesting — and consequential.
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Restaurants come and go all the time in Redding, so rare indeed is the story of the Gold Street Café, saved from closing by heroic employees and generous patrons.
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Tito Morelli, known as Il Stupendo—the greatest tenor of his generation—is in town for one night only to dazzle the Cleveland Grand Opera Company audience as Otello. Unfortunately, his doppelganger is in the house as well, along with a pair of prospective paramours who both think they have Il Stupendo in their sights.
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Things are bound to get nutty at University Preparatory School, as the school's drama department presents "The Curious Savage."
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Thank you for printing the thought-provoking and hateful letter by Ron Compton.
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I am surprised and disappointed that the Record Searchlight would choose to publish Ron Compton's inflammatory letter ("Compromise? Not with evil dogs,").
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Artist Sarah Bos is proof that art comes in all shapes. Sarah began exploring floral arranging when she got married in 2000. She had a vision for what she wanted for her wedding flowers and could not find a florist with the same vision. From then on she was hooked. Flowers gave her a creative outlet. Since then, she has arr
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On a recent Saturday evening, the Castle Lounge was gently abuzz with a pleasant mix of demographics, reminding your correspondent of the great diversity the bar represents.
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I cannot believe the paper printed the vile letter from Ron Compton.
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While Doonesbury has been very graphic all week, we know many readers will find today's strip particularly hard to read. We certainly did.
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Final Four picks by Record Searchlight sports reporters T.J. Holmes and Thomas Lawrence
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This time of year, baseball and softball teams are scrambling to get games in before the weather flips their schedules upside down.
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The Redding Heat give a whole new meaning to spring football.
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The Foothill High baseball team won its Eastern Athletic League opener on the road, 7-4, in Susanville against Lassen High on Wednesday.
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Two final candidates beat Wednesday's 5 p.m. deadline to run in this year's Shasta County Board of Supervisors races, though the elections office won't know until sometime today whether they qualify as candidates.
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Two state Department of Fish and Game wardens from the north state have been named Officers of the Year by the agency.
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A Mountain Gate man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he hacked two people to death with a wood-splitting maul during a bloody rampage late last month.
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A Redding man bound for a 32-year stay in prison described in Shasta County Superior Court Wednesday how — and why — he shot and killed his one-time girlfriend's ex-boyfriend.
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SACRAMENTO — By long-standing tradition, lawmakers in California's Assembly who are running for re-election or are seeking a new seat this year will tout their yes or no votes on all manner of bills in the coming months.
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New foreclosure filings in Shasta County in February fell for the fourth straight month, RealtyTrac reported today.
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Wet weather continued to hit Redding on Wednesday, though the area isn't anywhere near normal rainfall totals for this time of year.
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Shasta County school districts have sent 72 teachers lay off notices as the districts anticipate proposed tax increases to fail at the ballot box.
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After receiving no bids for Camp Latieze near Manton, the Shasta County Board of Education on Wednesday tabled its decision on the future of the campground.
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In 1912: Fritz Von Krusze, 17-year-old son of G.A. Von Krusze, was found dead near the footbridge across Middle Creek on the old Shasta road. His gun lying by his side and a wound in his groin showed that he shot himself accidentally.
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I think, but I'm not sure, that this was first posted by the most amazing Miss Expatria, spqr_ragazza, AKA Christine Cantera... childhood star of "Annie," curr
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These articles prove that even the [former] wealthiest of individuals sometimes require the lifeline provided by bankruptcy protection. And that’s how it should be --- Bankruptcy exists to help ALL people out of otherwise insurmountable financial difficulties; it is a financial vehicle that sometimes must be utilized.&
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From a Smithsonian magazine travel blog: Many years ago, my dad, living in the French Alps with my mom and us kids for a year, asked his own dad if he and my grandmother would come and visit us. My...
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Officers said a Redding man is dead after his car ran into a tree off Interstate 5 in Woodland this afternoon.
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Northern Valley Catholic Social Service of Tehama County was awarded a $10,000 grant from the California Endowment.
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This week's exercise is a chest exercise similar to the Dumbbell Chest Fly covered previously. The first six steps of the setup for this exercise are the same as the Chest Fly.
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If you are over 60, chances are your doctor has immunized you with the shingles vaccine or counseled you to get it.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A-, AB- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed. Shasta Blood Center will hold blood drives from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday at Movies 14 in Redding. Donors will receive a free movie ticket.
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Are leaders born or made? It's an age-old discussion, but I've decided after some research, that the evidence leans heavily toward the conclusion that leaders can be made.
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Why is that some people remain healthy well into their golden years and others are plagued with maladies as they age?
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Organic foods often fresher
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Bob Weissberg, Redding
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Russ Wade, Redding
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Carolyn Heaton, Redding
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Enough about the 2012 election already. Let's talk 2016, which promises to be far more interesting — and consequential.
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For several months now, experts have warned that 2012 will be an up year for foreclosures. While filings were down in 2011 - at least in Shasta County they were - the increase this year will be driven by banks speeding up the process (after it was bogged down by the robo-signing mess and other legal snafus). In a
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More than 400 community members came together and helped our Burlesque Themed Celebration for the 2012 Redding Rancheria’s “A Year to Remember” annual fundraiser dinner held on Saturday, March 3rd. “I wondered how we would surpass last year’s theme of Decades, but this event was truly the most successful fundraise
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A Mountain Gate man pleaded not guilty today to charges alleging he hacked two people to death with a wood-splitting maul late last month.
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BLIND BULLDOG BLOG: Halpin the "Hit Man" is gone in April
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It the day after my last chemo dosing. I’m still high from a combo of steroids, put into the  mix somewhere and at the same time a bit whoozy from last night’s atavan which I took to get some sleep. I’ve decided that having the steroids wake me at two or three a.m. with a […]
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Environmentalists certainly fight roads in California -- happens all the time -- but could anyone tell me what this tweet from Les Baugh's campaign might mean? @baughforsenate facts: Member of Regional Transportation Planning Agency! Fighting enviros to build roads! http://ow.ly/9rMw8...
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Nevada has long held the No. 1 spot for the most foreclosures in the nation. And while it still does, a dramatic shift is taking place in the state. Foreclosure sales dropped 40 percent in February in Nevada, according to …
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This high school senior wanted his senior portraits to show off his racing career. So we took him to the track and did some really fun action photos as well as this posed photo with his car and trophies. What are you into? What do you want your senior portraits to say about you?
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Farmer-organic food activist Joel Salatin, star of documentaries like Food, Inc. and author of the new book, 'Folks, This Ain't Normal," will be back in Chico next month, speaking on the evening of April 16. Ticket info here. Even more...
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Finally after years of effort by the Shasta County chapter of the "California Protective Parents Association", this blog and others; Jack "The Hitman" Halpin will no longer defile a judges's bench in Shasta County.After almost 20 years of suckling from the tit of the tax payer's pool and destroying chi
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A 2003 sale @ $255K quotes “main home, guest home, and a studio with living area, full bath and kitenette.”
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OMG! This is like total crazyness sauce. If I chant USA I’m a racist? I’m confused… So apparently chanting USA at a basketball game has been deemed racist. I am going to start a petition to have the national anthem removed from all sports because it’s racist. I think that makes just as much sense. [
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Stormy weather continues in the north state today as forecasters are calling for rain and cool temperatures.
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Ashland, 2012: Misalliances Under the Sadie Hawkins rules of Leap Year, romantic initiative becomes a wide-open free-for-all. No wonder if the course of true love gets even more roiled than usual. Apt, then, that in the current leap year the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) should lead its 2012 Ashland season with four ver
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There's no quicker way to provoke an argument than to bring up the merits of having groups like the Child Evangelism Fellowship spread the Christian Gospel to schoolchildren through its Good News Club, a privately run after-school program with branches on 19 campuses in the Redding area.
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There have been many frauds of historic proportions — for example, the financial pyramid scheme for which Charles Ponzi was sent to prison in the 1920s, and for which Franklin D. Roosevelt was praised in the 1930s, when he called it Social Security. In our own times, Bernie Madoff's hoax has made headlines.
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There is a gopher problem in my home-side orchard. Already twice this year, multiple new holes have messed with my paradise.
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What has happened to the American dream?
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I enjoy reading letters to the editor because they often give me insights and material for the economics classes I teach at Simpson University.
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James W. Gibson's letter published in the Record Searchlight on March 8 is a good example of the misinformation spread by right-wing media.
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The former manager of a small water company in Shingletown was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on embezzlement, forgery and perjury charges following a four-day preliminary hearing in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Shasta can't keep up in loss
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The Shasta High boys golf team finished fifth out of 14 teams at Table Mountain Golf Course, in a par-3 tournament hosted by Oroville High on Monday.
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History often repeats itself.
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The Red Hawks' diamond men are wielding powerful bats and a newfound mental discipline.
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Any conversation about Northern Section softball in 2012 has to begin with Anderson's Cheridan Hawkins.
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SHASTA LAKE —The three people vying to replace Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero found they agreed, to an extent, on many issues during the second and last candidate forum Tuesday night.
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More Redding area residents have been hopping on the bus in the past 12 months, but ridership has dropped in the past decade.
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Shasta County will spend up to $40,000 on a design study that could lead to a new library in Burney, though one supervisor wanted to save all the money meant to offset a controversial wind power project for public safety in the Intermountain area.
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Four years later, a question remains over whether a private investigator's reports delving into harassment allegations at Redding Electric Utility's customer service department should be made public.
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SHASTA LAKE — City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero's recall can go forward next month, a Shasta County Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday.
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Demolition of a former tire store in downtown Redding to make room for the new Riverfront Playhouse could start next month.
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It's been such a dry winter so far in the north state, when a downpour soaked Redding on Tuesday morning, state highway crew members found themselves knee-deep in frigid water.
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In 1912: Angelo Belli, who the previous fall took $25,000 in gold from a small pocket in his mine at the head of Ram’s Horn Gulch in Trinity Center, sold his claim to San Francisco parties for $25,000.
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Paring down the yearly estimate on returns for the California Public Employees Retirement System will cost Shasta County millions of dollars every year, though an exact figure hasn't yet been determined.
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Gas prices in Redding have jumped nearly 50 cents over the past month.
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The Associated Press' quick take is that an independent peer review gave an overall thumbs-up to a January "Overview Report" that aimed to provide the background information for Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's decision on whether the Klamath River dams should...
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That's the bottom line of a letter that Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki sent to Rep. Wally Herger, in reply to the congressman's inquiry earlier this year if the state of California legally could delay opening the new Redding veterans...
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SHASTA LAKE — The recall of City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero can proceed uninterrupted, a Shasta County Superior Court judge ruled today.
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Famous Dave's BBQ will cook upwards of 8,000 ribs this month as it hosts a series of fundraisers for area charities. The yet-to-open barbecue joint hosted its first fundraiser last week for area veterans, an event that raised nearly $1,900. The rib tasting was scheduled to go from 3 to 5 p.m., but so many showed
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Aging Baby Boomers and their “Echo Boomer” children will significantly impact trends in the nation’s housing market over the next 20 years. In a new report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center, “Demographic Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Housing Markets,” …
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The former manager of a small water company in Shingletown was ordered today to stand trial on embezzlement, forgery and perjury charges following a four-day preliminary hearing in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Less than that, actually. Here’s a brief experimental video. From Palo Cedro to Redding in 19 seconds from Skip Murphy on Vimeo. Just fiddling with a new production technique on a rainy
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Colleen Blount said her phone started ringing Sunday morning, the day my story on underwater homeowners hit the paper. Blount, an agent at Realty Executives in Redding, is organizing a free seminar March 27 at
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Went to court. Won judgement for $6500 plus court costs. Ex-renter did not show up.We'll see what happens next.
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Reports were compiled by Western Outdoor News prior to the Tuesday storm. Please call Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Lewiston — The river was very clear and low last week, but fishing has remained very good, with good anglers hooking half a dozen steelhead an outing. Fishing has been best in the upper river,
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I knew there were caves, but never knew of marble ledges. The following story is from an 1885 article in the Republican Free Press newspaper. It says: "The Shasta Courier remarks that one of the industries of the future in...
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Strong rains have flooded the roadway at the Interstate 5 and Highway 44 interchange, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Want something new to show off your senior pictures? We are now offering Facebook Timelines with EVERY order!! Lots of designs and a fun way to show off you unique personality!
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City of Redding crews are poised to provide residents with sandbags, clear storm drains and restore power if necessary to keep citizens safe during a powerful storm expected to hit the area beginning March 12. The National Weather Service has issued warnings for hazardous weather and high winds, which could range from 25 to
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A 28-year-old Red Bluff area transient was arrested Monday in a nearly month-old burglary after he was recognized in an unrelated vandalism call at a Red Bluff school.
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A wreck on northbound Interstate 5 at Fawndale north of Redding was quickly cleared after it briefly blocked both lanes of the freeway, according to the state Department of Transportation.
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Skip Murphy with The Address RealtyHaving obtained my real estate license in California, I found my education had only just begun. On top of the million things I have to know to be of use to clients, I need to renew my lic
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California Watch reports the Senate is about to reauthorize "Secure Rural Schools," but only for one year. If passed, 32 California counties would receive $37.4 million of the program's $346 million - a 5 percent reduction from last year's payment....
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It’s an easy walk to Mary Lake from this 1408 sqft 3/2 with hardwood floors, on a big 100 X 102 lot. “Westside Home with newly finished hardwood floors, and paint, on a raised foundation Brick double sided Fireplace. Large RVParking area Days 1-7 Offers will not be rev
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Tehama County deputies said they arrested a 20-year-old Red Bluff man who admitted during a traffic stop to carrying methamphetamine.
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Tehama County deputies are looking for whoever stole a quad Monday from a Corning barn.
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A 16-year-old boy walked away from rolling his pickup several times and smashing into a tree with only a small injury to his hand, dispatchers reported this morning.
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This is why it is a bad idea to ride in wooden spools. You have to love the idiot being ejected from the spool as it flys apart.
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So my co worker and I finally had the chance to try out the new Jimi’z Southwest Grill in Redding,Ca. I have been itching to try this place out for weeks now. Every time I drive past this place it seems pretty busy. When I went in last week I ordered the chili relleno and a diet soda. I have to [...]
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Ok here is the super secret to fishing right now in the Trinity and Lewiston Lake area. You have to throw super pretty Kastmasters covered in a fish attractant called BANG! Only kidding but the Kastmaster suggestion is totally legit. We caught these on 3/10/2012 using Kastmasters.
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Very impressive video of a twin engine plane making an emergency belly landing.This video was shot from inside the plane!
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Red Bluff police said they arrested a 24-year-old man early today who was waving a gun outside his apartment complex.
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Expect a windy, rain and cool day as a winter storm system moves through the north state.
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ASHLAND, Ore. – It’s a bittersweet season for those behind the scenes at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. After 33 seasons as executive director, Paul Nicholson will be retiring when curtains close this fall. A replacement search is underway, with the help of a management consultant for the arts. “It’s a big deal fo
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A lit candle sparked a fire early today at a home that didn't have electricity on Willis Street near Eureka, fire officials said.
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A Redding man was sentenced Monday in Shasta County Superior Court to 16 years in prison for molesting two young girls.
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Two candidates who were hoping to replace an outgoing Shasta County supervisor said Monday they have dropped out of the race.
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Supporters of a new library in Burney hope to persuade Shasta County supervisors today to use money promised to the Intermountain area to offset impacts from a controversial wind power project to start up their plan for a new library in the town.
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A lost falcon that landed on a Lakehead couple's property about two weeks ago belongs a Paradise man and was reunited with its owner Friday.
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1912: To find a spoonful of placer gold in the brush near his home in the western part of Redding after the heavy rain was the good fortune of Marshall Taylor, teamster at the Redding Feed Co. The gold was washed down in a little gully about 100 yards from the Taylor dwelling.
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An environmental group said Monday it intends to sue a Montague water district over Dwinnell Dam, the barrier that blocks the Shasta River and forms the reservoir that gives the Siskiyou County community of Lake Shastina its name.
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It's not exactly Jurassic Park.
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A not-guilty plea was entered Monday for Randall Robert Byrd, a real estate broker who worked at the defunct Keller Williams Realty office in Redding and charged with taking property from a bank-owned house he was listing.
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Famous Dave's BBQ in Redding will hold a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Sacramento and Northeastern California from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday.
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It was a landmark event when the California Public Utilities Commission fined Pacific Gas & Electric Co. $16.8 million in late winter for its documented failure to conduct required surveys of possible gas leaks on about 14 miles of pipelines in Contra Costa County.
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We are a town of close to 100,000 people. To not have a mental facility is absolutely ridiculous.
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Why isn't the ACLU out there protecting Rush Limbaugh's First Amendment Rights?
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Why have the Republicans decided to launch a war on women?
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In this day of instant information— the Internet, 24-hour news, etc. — it is amazing how misinformation abounds, how the rants of a radio personality can be mistaken for facts.
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Faced with a standing-room-only crowd of irate and vocal north state veterans, the director of the VA Northern California Health Care System put the brakes Monday on a plan that could have changed the way about 300 veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder were treated.
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COTTONWOOD — Blake Adkins is a run-producing and run-stopping machine.
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Prep basketball teams found out this year that the preseason really does matter.
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The University Prep baseball team edged American Christian Academy 10-9 on Monday to win its first game of the season.
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What is your favorite Girl Scout cookie flavor? View 580 Answers Lemon, shortbread, or coconut.
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Something I just penned for OneWord, where you get 60 seconds to create. I hope you like it.  BeliefHis beliefs were built on dreams. Long-ago thoughts of love and happiness, dripping with friendships and interesting, fulfilling work. Never did he see real life come creeping.
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The very best investments a society can make are in literacy and education — in giving ourselves and especially rising generations the tools to learn, to connect with the wider world, to hone our aspirations and improve ourselves.
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Following a Capitol hearing today on the sometimes bizarre results that have accumulated more than 30 years after the voters passed Proposition 13, Republican Assemblywoman Diane Harkey stuck up for the current system as an "incentive" for business. The L.A....
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Voices of Faith — Would you vote for a candidate who practiced a religion different than your own? Why/Why not?
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Clifton Seago, Shasta Lake
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The conversation was oddly reminiscent of one that took place some 20 years ago between my mother and her sister, my sweet Aunt Hazel.
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To submit photos for consideration in the Scene! page, visit http://infocus.redding.com and click on "Scene" under "Channels" in the menu to the left of the page or email jessica@skropanic.com. Please include the name of the person who took the photo, the first and last name and town of residence of the peop
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports, based on its own data, that farm subsidies increasingly underwrite already large and wealthy operations. The reason? Small farms -- despite subsidies -- have continued on a century-long trend of closing and selling out...
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Sand and bags are available for Redding residents preparing for a powerful storm expected to hit the area tonight.
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A Redding man who pleaded guilty in February to five felony counts of sexually molesting two young girls was sentenced this morning to 16 years in prison.
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A meeting will be held this Wednesday, March 14th at the Shasta County Board of Education office on Magnolia Street regarding the sale of the Camp Latieze property, a sale that is in direct opposition to the desires of Mr....
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The planned closure of Cypress Avenue at the Interstate 5 undercrossing has been postponed until next week because of expected wet weather this week, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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Randall shooting the smith and wesson 500 on our camping trip.
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The Redding attorney representing a broker who worked at the defunct Keller Williams Realty office in Redding charged with taking property from a bank-owned house he was listing entered today a not guilty plea on his client’s behalf.
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An environmental group has issued notice it intends to sue a Montague water district over Dwinnell Dam, the barrier that blocks the Shasta River and forms the reservoir that gives the Siskiyou County community of Lake Shastina its name.
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Most consumers are unaware three components make up the interest rate of a mortgage. Congress has mandated an increase in one of these components starting this spring. Other increases are expected later in the year according to a recent article in The New York Times. For several decades now, the guarantee
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The California Republican Party this weekend considered, based on the votes of its local committees, which candidates to endorse in legislative and congressional races this year -- a process the party used for the first time to lend its weight...
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“The government says it will cap pay for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac chief executives at $500,000 per year and eliminate annual bonuses for all employees… The government rescued Fannie and Freddie three years ago after they nearly folded because of big losses on risky mortgages. Taxpayers hav
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Rep. Wally Herger, who is retiring this year after serving 13 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, has -- stray barbs at "radical environmentalists" who stymied the Qunicy Library Group notwithstanding -- rarely been much of a partisan bomb-thrower....
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This interesting Greenway REO last sold for $340K, although it once listed for $389K. Get it for less now.
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Tehama County deputies are looking for whoever broke into Cottonwood Sand and Gravel sometime last week and stole more than $800 in equipment.
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Mike is a member of the HistoricWatchdog group. When he joined the group he promised to keep an eye on the old Shasta General Hospital private cemetery to make sure it wasn't vandalized, etc. He did that, but he went...
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Former Shasta Lake Mayor Gracious Palmer has dropped out of the race for a seat on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors, she announced early today.
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A school bus that wasn’t carrying any children blew a tire and caught fire this morning on Highway 89 near Hat Creek.
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Red Bluff police said they arrest two people Sunday after they ran from a stolen vehicle.
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Expect a cool, windy day today with a 20 percent chance of rain.
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March 18 Workshop, "From Seed to Table" will be postponed until April 22, 1:00-3:00, at the Teaching Garden (due to a storm advisory for the weekend). For more info call: 530.242.2248. Join Kalan Redwood of Redwood Seeds to learn about starting your spring and summer crops from seed. This workshop will cover seeding techniq
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Did you know that there are nearly 17 teaspoons of sugar in a regular 20-ounce soda and that the average American consumes 50 gallons of soda and other sweetened beverages each year? March is “National Nutrition Month,®” and it is time to Re-Think Your Drink by choosing healthy beverages such as water, low-fat milk and
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Boasting the only full length concert tribute to John Denver, Jim Curry will lend his voice and remarkable resemblance to the star in his crowd pleasing production of “Take Me Home: the Music of John Denver” at the historic Cascade Theatre on Wednesday, March 21 , 2012 at 7:30pm. Tickets for this performance are $35 [..
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Today we speak with Shasta County eligibility worker Terri Saulmon. She works with the HOPE Van team, and is also affiliated with Project Homeless Connect. She and I met one Thursday at Living Hope Compassion Ministries where Saulmon worked to connect  clients with various social services. Q: Thank you, Terri, fo
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This side of the Lighted Christmas Parade, there's no more wholesome north state family tradition than taking the kids fishing.
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By almost any measure it is clear that the economy is improving. These are not big changes, but they are real and consumer confidence is rising. President Obama's prospects for re-election have risen with the economic improvement.
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I'm in total agreement with the "Speak Your Piece" by Jeffrey Stotter (March 3) regarding the red-light cameras.
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I am a small-business owner, and the frustration of tax time is here again. Checking receipts I see I have already paid a substantial percentage of my income on property, sales, fuel, power, phone, and other added use taxes. I'm convinced that the average worker pays a higher percent in taxes than the elite 1 percent. T
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There is an instinct that is powerful in most of us, the instinct for competition. People love to judge what is the best.
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Shasta College's track and field team members set another 35 personal records Saturday at the Jack Albiani Invitational held Saturday in Modesto.
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Sometimes it's not just the gravity of the game that makes it special.
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Dressed in black, Valerie Bradshaw stepped onto the podium and braced herself before speaking.
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ANTELOPE — The Foothill High School boys basketball team came up short Saturday night in their attempt to advance in the NorCal Division III boys basketball quarterfinals.
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Cheridan Hawkins kept mowing down hitters until the Cubs were tournament champions.
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Too much sun. Too many weeds. Not enough attention.
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An Anderson man was arrested Thursday after a woman said he tried to strangle her, Shasta County sheriff's deputies said.
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In 1912: The rainfall record was still 5 inches behind that of the previous year, notwithstanding a heavy fall of 1.70 inches for the previous 24 hours. Rainfall year to date (is) 19.97 inches. The previous year at the same date it was 24.97 inches.
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An Anderson woman was arrested Sunday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after she allegedly stabbed a Cottonwood man.
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Well over 100 people came to the Holiday Inn in Redding this afternoon to pay their respects to Karl Bradshaw, who was killed in Mountain Gate on Feb. 28 in what sheriff's deputies describe as a random killing spree.
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Two men were arrested this morning at a Redding motel today after they were found with shotguns, stolen checks and ammunition, police said.
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I loved the city lights and urban energy of Tokyo (captured beautifully in this YouTube music video from "Lost in Translation," my favorite Bill Murray movie). Can't imagine the lights burn as bright today with Japan's nuclear reactors all...
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AOL Real Estate has gathered several remarkable images from actual real estate listings. Photos that would leave most people scratching their heads in wonder. Fun to see. Click on the image for moreWe see awful listing phot
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Here’s a very clean looking foreclosed home offered for sale by Freddie Mac.
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Angry Jesus Homily: Jesus’ Outrage At The Temple .It’s common to think of Jesus as a gentle and peace-loving man, but in today’s gospel we also see a dif
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An Anderson man was arrested Thursday for allegedly trying to strangle a woman to death, Shasta County Sheriff's deputies said.
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This morning's showers in the Redding area are expected to last throughout the week. The high today should reach 57 degrees, while tonight's low will drop to 42 degrees. Monday, expect a 40 percent chance of rain after 11 a.m, and cloudy skies and a high of 57 degrees otherwise. Forecasters at the National Weather Service
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Much of that "peak!" experience Tehama Country will be selling hinges on getting in the car or SUV and driving.
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Let's say you're a top executive in a publicly held company and it's your job to help interview and select the new head of a key division.
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If you're a believer, it's hard to beat the appeal of the plans that Clarity Entertainment has sketched to build a major new studio at Stillwater Business Park.
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Congratulations, sheriff. Now the real work starts.
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The Mountain Gate home of accused double murderer Thomas John Allen McDonald had to be repeatedly visited by law enforcement in recent history and housed two criminals with long rap sheets with multiple failures to appear? That sounds like a mega drain on our local resources.
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While reports of crimes against tourists in northern and western Mexico may discourage some from visiting our neighbor to the south, other travelers are learning there's more to Mexico than Baja. Almost three times the size of Texas, Mexico offers travelers a variety of ecosystems to visit, outdoor adventures and relaxi
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Madison Stanger and Stephen Kline, both of Redding, are engaged to be married July 17, 2012, at a family friend's house in San Jose. The bride-elect is the daughter of Scott and Collett Stanger of Redding. She will be attending AMDA conservatory in Los Angeles this fall to pursue a musical theater career. She works as a fi
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April will be here before you know it, and so will that mid-month deadline for filing your tax returns. If you haven't already tried electronic filing, give it a go.
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Odd how the vast world we live in is so often proven smaller than anticipated. I was reminded of this fact by the dreadful crime that unfolded recently in the Mountain Gate area. Through no fault of its own, the cement plant was listed as the nearest iconic landmark.
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J.A. Jance has four series, but the two most popular are the Joanna Brady series and the J.P. Beaumont series. Her new Beaumont novel, "Betrayal of Trust," doesn't fail to deliver a crackling good story that promises a late bedtime hour for a reader.
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The Community Read of "Farewell to Manzanar" started on March 1 and will continue through mid-April. Redding Library plans a series of activities to further explore themes in the book.
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Chloe Lugg of Cottonwood and Jacob Moore of Oak Harbor, Wash., were married April 2, 2011, at All Saints Episcopal Church in Redding. A reception followed at Memorial Hall at All Saints Episcopal Church. Mark Lugg, father of the bride, and Tim Lugg, uncle of the bride officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Debb
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Picking a printer can be a daunting task, and staring at the multitudes of choices at Office Max or Amazon can be downright intimidating. How do you know which one is right for you? It all depends on what you need your printer to do for you.
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Dear Debt Adviser: More than five years ago, I became delinquent on my student loan. I was able to set up a repayment plan that I pay every month, and I have a balance of $6,700 as of today. Since I have been delinquent, my credit score has been low for these five years.
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Whoever said, "Good news doesn't sell" never met the folks behind Enjoy magazine, one of the most surprising -- and heartening -- local success stories of the Great Recession.
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Disability income insurance is used to try to reduce the devastating financial impact created by an extended period of illness or accident.
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Before heading to the hardware or paint store, you'll want to check out Colorado-based Unearthed Paints and its line of natural paint products. Made with nontoxic, raw ingredients such as clay, chalk, lime and Italian marble, its paint, plasters and wood finishes are made without using petrochemicals or synthetic ingredient
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This is an open letter to our infamous citizen, Thomas McDonald.
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There have been far too many wrong and misleading statements as to how much the "top 1 percent" of taxpayers pay in income taxes.
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To set the record straight regarding my involvement with the petition to recall Shasta Lake City Council member Dolores Lucero:
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A Redding bankruptcy trustee has entered the race for the north state's new 1st Congressional District, joining a crowded field of GOP candidates and two Democrats in California's open primary.
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Pacific Gas and Electric Co. wanted to give away 1,612 acres near Burney, but there weren't any takers.
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — This time of year a man's fancy turns to baseball. If he's a professional, spring training awaits. If he's really good at what he does, he'll find himself in a Major League camp.
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Police were searching for a woman after a 51-year-old Redding man reported being robbed at gunpoint at his doorstep.
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Central Valley senior forward Christian Spaschak helped fuel the Falcons to their first Northern Athletic League title in three years and was awarded the NAL MVP when the all-league basketball teams were announced Saturday.
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Historically low interest rates combined with government programs aimed at helping underwater homeowners mean 2012 could become the year of the refinance.
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In 1912: City Marshal Send said his deputies would strictly enforce the curfew ordinance. Boys and girls were required to be in their homes after 8 p.m. from Oct. 1 to May 1, and after 9 p.m. from May 1 to Oct. 1.
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Monty, I was hoping that you might clear up the law about stopping for school buses with flashing lights and projecting stop sign.
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With "iambist" and "reparations," Patrizzia Fox-Beaudet continued the Pacheco Elementary School's winning streak at the Record Searchlight Regional Spelling Bee.
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Gracie Lee recently slept through most of what Mercy Medical Center officials consider one of the newest methods to treat hearing problems.
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Dear Babe: I have a 1998 Fleer Ken Griffey Jr. card (No. 1P) that says the "Only 1 of 1 Masterpiece Edition."— Jim Page, ReddingThis is definitely going to be one of those times where you won't know what the card is worth until it is put up for sale.
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The Shasta High School boys team, led by senior Jacob Hougum, finished second in the state at last week's California snowboard tournament held at Northstar in Lake Tahoe.The Wolves' Hougum placed first in snowboard slalom, first in giant slalom, and was the top racer on the men's all state snowboard team.
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Nicole Hutchins turned the Red Hawks' nightmare doubleheader into a two-game split that could re-define their season.
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The Shasta College men's swim team won 10 out of 13 events Saturday during its dual meet against Delta College.
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Jeffrey Bradford has lost much.
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A crash early Saturday morning on Dana Drive sheared a utility pole, caused a large explosion and cut power to thousands of Redding homes.
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Much of that "peak!" experience Tehama Country will be selling hinges on getting in the car or SUV and driving.
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ANTELOPE — A little too late.
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SPRING SPORTS CAMP X
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Q: Can ducks see color? I know deer see different shades of gray, but what about ducks and geese?
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The Gateway Trail, a new trail on the lower slopes of Mount Shasta, enables hikers to trace the route of John Muir as he headed toward the summit. The new trail also is open to cyclists and horse riders. It winds gently upward through a thin pine forest, offering spectacular views of Mt. Shasta, Shastina, the Eddy mountain
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For the fourth year in a row, a student from Pacheco Elementary School won first place in the Record Searchlight Regional Spelling Bee. Patrizzia Fox-Beaudet, 10, won the Spelling Bee after successfully spelling the words iambist and reparations.
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An appropriately hypnotic video by visual artist Zrnho set the music Craig Padilla and I recorded in 2010 using analog synthesizers. Set the controls for full screen and full volume, and get ready to space out… Nice to see this indigenous Redding music translates across the Atlantic. Pleasurable
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   When I came to the Redding weather office in the mid1970’s the meteorologist who trained me and who had worked in Northern California for 25 years used to say,…”Extremes follow extremes.” A strong high pressure area has dominated our weather for the past several weeks and really much of the winter. This has
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There used to be dairy farms almost everywhere in Anderson and Cottonwood in the 1940s where at least 75 operated. A few managed to last into the 1970s, and as far as I know, none exist today. Milk was an...
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There are so many in the church today that say they are Catholic, yet what they speak is so contrary to the faith they should really call themselves Protostant!  I honestly think that they believe the
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She has been photographed with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. She is frequently cited by the mainstream media as the ultimate auth
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Redding police officers are searching for a woman after a 51-year-old man reported being robbed at gunpoint on his doorstep.
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A new batch of storms will roll into the north state tonight and continue through Friday as temperatures hover between the mid 40s and high 50s.
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In this day and age of budget and labor cuts in all areas of society: private, city, state, federal, non-profit and corporate, volunteers are often the stopgap measures between families and organizations grinding to a dismal halt or continuing on. Volunteerism can work well or it can work not-so-well depending on myriad cir
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The Redding Electric Utility has restored power to most customers after a black 1992 Chevrolet Suburban crashed through utility boxes, caused an explosion and knocked out major power lines near the Mt. Shasta Mall early this morning, though Dana Drive remains closed.
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Sometimes they, you know, go live before the candidate has added the correct state name and written some English campaign boilerplate to replace the dummy Latin. I'm talking about you, Mr. Jones....
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Glenn Hawes, the four-term Shasta County supervisor who said he planned to run for re-election but then didn't --- he's a mysterious one. He declined to endorse anyone, but did say he thinks having a supervisor with a rural background...
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We don't typically think of Pacific Gas and Electric as a leader in the state's or our region's job-growth efforts, but it's grabbing that role with a proposal to offer major industrial customers — that is, major employers — discounts on electric bills, including clearance-sale prices in high-une
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I thought liberals were supposed to be the tolerant ones. Or so I was taught in school. If I ever truly believed that, I sure don't anymore.
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Just think how things get distorted. I mean Rush Limbaugh spent three hours a day for three days — a nine-hour tirade — against this student Sandra Fluke when all she wanted was a seat on the all-male Republican panel discussing contraception, and have contraception available to her that she would pay for out of
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The California Department of Fish and Game's new gold-dredging regulations are unfair to dredgers. The regulations are awful. They are arbitrary, capricious and based on agency personal opinion, not on facts. Taxpayers should be outraged. The regulations are garbage and ought to be thrown out.
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In the March 1 paper there was an article about the Redding Police honors its officers.
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While Rush Limbaugh's use of adjectives was regrettable and will give his English teacher heartburn, his premise makes a lot of sense.
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Win or go home.
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Cheridan Hawkins is picking up right where she left off last year: dominating on the softball diamond.
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Three Wolves, a Hornet, a Cougar and an Eagle have remained close to home for their collegiate experience on the diamond.
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The mysterious disappearance of a 36-year-old Modoc County man has his family fearing the worst.
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A Bella Vista man who was shot in 2010 when he allegedly tried to run down two California Highway Patrol officers following a vehicle chase will begin standing trial next week on assault and other charges.
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The Foothill High School baseball team edged Willows 1-0 and toppled Bear River 10-0 in the Oroville Tournament on Friday to remain unbeaten on the season.
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Noah Gaddy, 4, looks up to his father, Nathan, on Friday after picking up a coastal redwood during Redding's annual Arbor Day tree giveaway at the Teen Center in Caldwell Park.
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"He, once in his life, spoke only Italian."
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Around 15 elementary schoolchildren sit at their desks Thursday afternoon in a Redding School of the Arts classroom learning their weekly Bible verse.
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Longtime Shasta College theater instructor and one-time Board of Supervisors candidate Dean Munroe is running again for Shasta County's District 4 supervisor seat.
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First innings are like first impressions.
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Tracey Licerio (left), of Round Mountain, talks to Tammy Allan, of Montgomery Creek, on Friday at Montgomery Creek Elementary.
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In 1912: The matter of making the Reid ferry a free highway was discussed. William Arrington urged the city to take over the property. He urged that the ferry had been operating without a franchise since 1903, and that the toll being collected was illegal.
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Ex-inmates fail monitoring requirements
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As the deadline passed Friday for candidate filings in a slew of local elections, a veteran Shasta County supervisor quietly bowed out of his re-election bid.
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SBA licenses U.S. investment fund
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Authorities arrested three people on suspicion of violating their parole conditions after conducting compliance checks today.
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Redding's Rick Bosetti, in his campaign for state Assembly, is hoping to run up a strong vote in Shasta County, which has almost half the district's population. Oddly enough, though, he can't even land the endorsement of his hometown Republican...
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So reports the San Diego Union Tribune: SACRAMENTO -- Assemblyman Ben Hueso said Friday that he will no longer pursue the ouster of embattled Fish and Game President Dan Richards over a legal but contentious mountain lion hunt in Idaho....
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Four years ago, the Redding community received something it had long desired – a platform dedicated to the promotion and exposure of the visual media talent of the north state. This weekend, the fourth annual Sundial Film Festival continues that tradition.
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Following complaints about conservative radio godfather Rush Limbaugh and yesterday's protests at KQMS, station manager Vince Shadrick said he'd decide today whether Limbaugh would stay on the local airwaves. I wouldn't call this biggest surprise in the world, but the...
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Flowers of many fruit trees are perfect (they have both male and female organs), but not all varieties are self-fertile. Self-fertile varieties set a good crop when pollinated by flowers on the same tree. Partially self-fertile species and varieties set some fruit when pollinated by other flowers on the same tree, but set a
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has a simple tip for removing nail polish.
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Trees endure much pain and suffering, often because of people. It's Arbor Week, a time to honor trees. Here are suggestions for keeping trees strong and healthy.
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The best way to deal with a native oak in the home landscape is to leave it alone. Here's a strategy for keeping oaks healthy.
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Would zoysia grass be good for expanding the area of grass around our home?
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"Botany for Gardeners" offers interesting insights on the science of plants.
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An Amber Alert issued earlier today for a man who reportedly took two children from their Willows home has been lifted, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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'Global a go-go at the mall,' a promo for the multicultural awareness fair at the Mt. Shasta Mall tomorrow, and a knowing reference to a relatively obscure record album and song that are among my faves. YouTube video and lyrics...
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Deputies in Tehama County are looking for whoever vandalized at least seven vehicles overnight in the Lake California area of south Cottonwood.
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Redding police investigators Thursday arrested two people and are looking for seven others after a probation and parole compliance check.
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A cloud of smoke today coming from the Packers Bay area of Lake Shasta is a planned burn by U.S. Forest Service officials.
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Shasta County unemployment rate rose in January to 14.3 percent, up from 13.4 percent in December, the state reported this morning. But the jobless rate in January plunged more than 2 points from January 2011’s 16.9 percent as hard-hit sectors like construction had an estimated 500 more jobs this January.
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Street legal racing at the Redding Dragstrip keeps competitive spirits with powerful machines from racing on the streets of our community. It’s safe and legal to speed at RDS. Saturday,
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Ski Report: Mt. Shasta Ski Park — 6:10 a.m. March 9, 2012
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For a judge to throw a spike strip in front of democracy's path would require evidence of truly extraordinary chicanery, of a massive scam set up to dupe an unwitting public.
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An open letter to Gov. Jerry Brown from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9650:
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Can't we all just get along? It seems I hear this over and over. We should not call names or be upset. Let us compromise.
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It's Lucy and the football, Iran-style. After ostensibly tough talk about preventing Iran from going nuclear, the Obama administration acquiesced to yet another round of talks with the mullahs.
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Christmas wish list for balancing the budget:
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As mentioned in the prior post, home sales were up slightly February from January 2012. According to the Shasta MLS today, we went from a total 195 homes in January, to 212 sold in February. A hopeful trend. We wondered, what prices have homes in the Redding area been selling for? In January, the average hom
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On the north side of Dersch Road and just west of Cow Creek in Anderson stands a rock monument and plaque commemorating Fort Reading which once stood approximately 300 yards north of the monument. The base of the monument was...
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This photo of today’s Summerfield Meadows FDotD looks rather gloomy here.
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Expect a sunny and warm day today, with temperatures dropping and rain moving in over the weekend.
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Generally Femme de Joie doesn't linger long in Anderson. It's a place she passes through on her way to someplace else. But recently she was bopping around the environs looking at thrift stores and second-hand junque places (junque being high-class junk) when, feeling peckish, she decided to take a chance on El Paraiso. That
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This would be fun to do around the city.
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Black Tuesday turned into Black Wednesday.
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The Shasta High baseball team won a pair of games at the Oroville Tournament on Thursday, beating Corning 7-1 and host Oroville, 6-4.
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COTTONWOOD — An early fourth-quarter scoring slump proved too much to overcome for the West Valley High School girls basketball team.
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On the one-month anniversary of the life-changing car crash that paralyzed a pregnant Redding woman from the chest down, the latest in a host of local groups raising money for Marcella Wagner is holding a dinner, bake sale and silent auction tonight.
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In 1912: The board of city trustees officially called the "wet" or "dry" election for Redding. The election coming at the time of the regular election would be quite a savings to the taxpayers, as a special election would have been a double expense.
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SACRAMENTO — A 74-year-old Tehama County man was sentenced Thursday to eight years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty late last year to taking a child across state lines with the intent to molest him, a spokeswoman with the U.S. attorney's office said.
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Whether it was begging his teachers to let him enter the spelling tournament, or his parents to help him study, Forrest Fankhauser wouldn't stop until he was competing in the 2012 Record Searchlight Regional Spelling Bee.
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The group looking to oust three Redding City Council members for their vote to ban medical marijuana dispensaries can now begin collecting signatures on the recall petitions, the local man orchestrating the recall said Thursday.
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Michael Babich, a Republican candidate vying for the 1st District Assembly seat, announced Thursday he has dropped out of the race.
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SHASTA LAKE — A ruling on whether the election to recall Councilwoman Dolores Lucero can continue is expected within a week, Shasta County Superior Court Judge Monica Marlow said Thursday.
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About 200 people went to the Sundial Bridge for International Women’s Day/Fill Up the Bridge festivities, which featured booths and discussions on peace.
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State officials say they are worried about high levels of mercury found in fish caught at Shasta, Whiskeytown and 72 other California lakes and the thousands of anglers who eat their catch from those reservoirs and lakes.
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Depending on what time they stop by, shoppers at the Mt. Shasta Mall will be welcomed by the deep booms of drums, the quick lyrics of rappers, the high sounds of bagpipes or a march celebrating veterans.
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Marooned subdivisions that haven't seen construction activity since the last decade are buzzing with saws and thumping with hammers.
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A $33 million state grant to build a new 232-bed jail in Redding was awarded to Shasta County Thursday as part of an effort slow the revolving door at the prisoner-packed main jail.
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Olive Garden
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Ah Di Na is a former Wintu village site beside the McCloud River in northern Shasta County. It was a great fishing site for the Indian people because of the shallow river water.
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So Tim Cavanaugh argues, persuasively, over at Reason.com. Excerpt: Republicans ignore the discipline of the Democrats' messaging and organizing to their own ruin. From the union hall to the para-transit bus pool to the senior citizens pavilion to the rec...
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RED BLUFF --A sleepy mountain lion decided to take a nap today behind the Adobe Plaza on Main Street in Red Bluff.
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Michael Babich, a Republican candidate vying for the 1st District Assembly seat, announced he has dropped out of the race.
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Shasta County won a $33 million state grant today to upgrade its jail, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced.
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Americans More Optimistic About Housing, Economy Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, March 08, 2012 Americans’ concerns over housing and the economy are subsiding, according to Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey from February. An improving job market is a big …
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Oh man this guy is a genius! I love the reactions.
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SACRAMENTO – A 74-year-old Tehama County man was sentenced today to eight years in prison after he pleaded guilty late last year to taking a child across state lines with the intent to molest him, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
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From today's story on the wave of vandalism in (Old) Shasta: Sheriff's Capt. Mike Ashmun said...a single deputy covers Shasta and Happy Valley... and most of that deputy's time is spent in Happy Valley...."To be 100 percent frank with you,...
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Over at the Daily Yonder, Bill Bishop writes about new federal spending data that seems to rebut the notion, which I myself have helped spread, that rural areas are heavily subsidized by the taxpayers. The gap between federal spending in...
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A group of people gathered outside Redding today to protest a local radio station for continuing to air Rush Limbaugh's daily radio program.
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Funny you should ask. He's running for state Senate in our district, against Shasta County Supervisor Les Baugh and incumbent (sort of) Sen. Ted Gaines, among others. You can learn more about him and his campaign here....
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That smoke west of Redding is coming from a control burn at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
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The number of homes sold in February 2012 soared more than 62% over February 2011 in the Redding/Shasta County area! Low interest rates and low home prices have increased affordability to levels not seen in decades. Here are the numbers: 207 home sold in February 2012 compared to 129 a year ago 92%
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SHASTA LAKE — A ruling on whether the election to recall Councilwoman Dolores Lucero can continue is expected within a week, Shasta County Superior Court Judge Monica Marlow said today.
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The L.A. Times has an interesting article this morning about how both proponents and opponents of the high-speed train are arguing not just about the train, but about how it will shape cities and growth patterns for the next generation....
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Not sure if this is it, but certainly a candidate. Painful to read. Click on the image for more, but not if you are already feeling depressed. Sad stuff. Click for more... Hopefully the posters feel better having posted. I don’t know what e
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 42 degrees Skies: Clear Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 35 inches at base, 51 inches at top New snow overnight: 1 inch New snow during the past 24 hours: 1 inch Snow surface: Machine groomed. Trails: 18 open, 12 groomed
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A local Cottonwood boy competes in a yo-yo competition for his first time, and wins first place.
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2012 ShanesWay Flip Flops and Finery Dinner and Auction was held on February 11, 2012. This event helped fund Live Life moments for critically ill young adults through the nonprofit, ShanesWay.
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Join us at the next General Membership Meeting on Saturday, March 17, featuring Alan Hill, who will present the life and history of Clair Ashcraft Hill, engineer, visionary, innovator and descendant of a Shasta County Pioneer Family. The presentation begins at 1:30 at the Shasta College building in the Downtown Promenade a
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Our Pacific Sun Gourmet family is proud to be recognized with two Gold Medals and a Silver Medal at the prestigious 2012 California Olive Oil Council Competition
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4th Annual Emergency Preparedness Fair will be taking place on April 26th
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All Saints' Epsicopal Church celebrates the Centennial of Girl Scouts with a Girl Scout Sunday Service on Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 10 AM.
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It still stands on East Center Street beside the railroad tracks. When it was built in 1903, it included two floors and was built for about $90 with used lumber and nails! The downstairs was used to store the hose...
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There's a real French chef in town cooking up the sort of daily specials you might find on the menu board at a café in Paris. He's Parisian Reynald Tel at the newly christened "Bourbon & Bull," formerly BT By...
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At first, we weren’t sure which was the front and which was the back on this house.
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Redding has three more days of sun before the rain returns.
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The National Park Service, Whiskeytown N.R.A is planning to continue active under-burn operations within the East Boundary Project located on the Shasta Divide Ridge beginning Thursday, March 8th. The planned burn area is approximately 10 acres of pine and oak woodland on the west side of ridge, which separates Whiskeytown
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Today we talk with James Theimer, the principal architect and founder of the Redding-based firm, Trilogy Architecture, the firm that recently won the national Honor Award — First Place for a New Academic Complex. The firm was competing nationally in the category of high performance buildings.
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For generations, Californians have prided themselves as a free-thinking bunch, tolerant of unusual ideas and sharing a live-and-let-live attitude.
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The tedious fable of the Republican primaries, "The Tortoise and the Hares," is limping toward its predictable close. But if "fear the turtle" turned out to be wise advice for Mitt Romney's Republican opponents, the general election promises an even bumpier road for the plodding candidate.
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Janya Chaimanont’s favorite dish isn’t on the menu at Janya’s Thai Cuisine on Redding’s North Market Street, but she’ll happily make it for you – and, trust me, it’s both delicious and a traditional Thai treat.
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Singer/songwriter Jonathan Foster has been teaching himself to play acoustic guitar for 15 years and writing songs about the human experience . He plays music for personal amusement, but perfroms locally often enough to share his songs and play out to improve and collaborate with others. On Saturday, Jonathan will open for
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Evie Ladin is a full-service folk musician, with an emphasis on the “folk” aspect.
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• Pairing Presentation • Wines Awarded • It’s For the Park • Weekend Magic in Manton • Wine for Less
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I am a retired civil engineer who remembers what his professors in structural engineering emphasized in college about the Field Act of 1933, which pointed out the inadequate provisions and poor enforcement of many local building codes, especially as they applied to large public buildings, schools and churches.
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Although we may not like paying taxes, most people would agree that we need to invest in both the present and future of our country's defense, infrastructure, education, public safety and legal system that protects the rights of individuals and businesses.
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A question: Where is our country headed, when a person can gain prominence, including appearing in front of Congress, because of her sexual appetite and wanting us taxpayers to pay for her birth control?
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There was no Manatowa Magic on Wednesday, only the capriciousness of youth as the Enterprise High School boys basketball team squandered an opportunity to advance in the state playoffs, losing 54-50 to Lindhurst.
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The No. 1 scorer in California came to Redding on Wednesday night and crushed the Patriots' postseason dreams.
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SHASTA LAKE — Central Valley's run in the state tournament following its Northern Section championship came to an abrupt ending at home on Wednesday night.
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The No. 13 Foothill High School boys basketball team advanced to the second round of the Division III NorCal playoffs Wednesday, beating No. 4 Campolindo of Moraga 75-55 on the road.
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COTTONWOOD — An early fourth-quarter scoring slump proved too much to overcome for the West Valley High School girls basketball team.
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Living in remote, forested Lakehead, it's no surprise for Jim McClary to encounter wildlife on his property overlooking the McCloud River Arm.
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A 27-year-old Redding man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for drugging a Palo Cedro woman's fruit smoothie so he could try to have sex with her.
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The Exchange Club of Redding is hosting its 39th annual Peace Officer of the Year awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. today at Win-River Casino in Redding. Redding Police Chief Rob Paoletti is the guest speaker. Here are the officers local law enforcement agencies picked as Shasta County's top officers.
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In 1912: Heavy rain had been falling throughout the north, even supervisors District No. 3 that voted dry last October. It was a glorious rain that would do much to revive grass on the ranges and put orchard ground into shape for cultivation.
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A 20-year-old Redding man sentenced Wednesday to a year in Shasta County jail for the 2010 death of his 18-year-old friend wept as his victim's mother sought leniency for him and told a judge she and her grieving family did not want him sent to prison for the death of her daughter.
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Redding police officers are searching for a man they say is connected to the theft of more than $20,000 in computers.
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Federal officials on Wednesday approved three alternative ocean fishing seasons that assume large numbers of salmon available for anglers.
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Pacific Gas and Electric Co. wants to give large industrial users rate reductions in an effort to promote economic development in California.
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Jevvin Nechanicky went to a Redding insurance office Wednesday night a nervous wreck but filled with big dreams of launching an acting career.
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Meeting set to discuss cost of recent damage
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Redding's red-light camera system will remain as is after a Southern California appeals court denounced an earlier ruling that put automated ticketing programs in question.
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Odd the news items that barely make the paper. From the Redwood Times in Garberville: PG&E scientist Paul Kubicek and environmental consultant Park Steiner gave a report on the pikeminnow monitoring and suppression project .... During 2011 the monitoring program...
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Camping World confirmed Wednesday that its new Anderson store at 3700 Auto Mall Drive will tentatively open in May.
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We are bombarded with fad diet advertising. The promise is always the same: quick and dramatic weight loss. Unfortunately, the weight loss is usually temporary, and in some cases more weight is gained back as a result.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A-, AB- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed.
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The Birddog is an exercise that can be performed to increase the strength in the lower back and stabilize the spine. With lower back pain being one of the most commonly reported ailments in the United States, it is important to do exercises to strengthen the muscles that stabilize the spine. This will lead to better posture
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"The Rules of Civility" by Amor Towles was selected as one of the best books in 2011 by Amazon's book editors.
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Over the years, many entrepreneurs have encouraged the Winnemem Wintu tribe to grow their traditional herbs and healing plants in greenhouses, bottle them and sell them for a profit, Spiritual Leader and Chief Caleen Sisk told a group of Stanford medical and undergraduate students recently.
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As Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio beclowns himself and his wayward admirers, it is worth bearing in mind that the manufactured controversy surrounding President Barack Obama's birth certificate has its origins in anonymous e-mails sent by Hillary Clinton partisans during...
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You know, we complain in Redding about crumbling roads and dwindling city services, but there is a solution that some to these problems. Fort Bragg residents just bit the bullet and took it. From the Press-Democrat: Fort Bragg voters have...
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The Redding Police Department is searching for a man whom they say is connected to a $20,000 theft of software and hardware.
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Behold! Feast your eyes upon the coolest Star Wars themed customization of all time. This is only the begging of my homage to Star Wars and to my obsession with wicked cool storm troopers. With a little bit of luck I will have a few T-shirts with this graphic on it. I am shooting to have this [...]
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29 percent, according to a new Gallup poll, driving up our health care costs by $75 million. Could be worse. Much worse. It's nearly 39 percent in McAllen, Texas. Here's the complete list of metropolitan areas. Click on Page One...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Lewiston — Fishing remained very good, but most of the new fish entering the upper end of the river are now wild and the hatchery count has greatly declined. Last week’s storms didn’t have much effect on water conditions except
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That's what they pay in the UK, so I learn from Redding Realtor Skip Murphy's always readable blog here. As Murphy says, it puts our "high gas prices" in perspective. Lucky you don't live in Eritrea or Turkey, where gas...
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The Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association honcho sure gets around -- by car, jet and custom Airstream trailer. From Damon Arthur's story earlier this week: Warren was traveling to Berlin on Monday to attend the ITB Berlin Convention to pass...
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So not only is this lady still receiving government aid but she believes she is still entitled to it after winning the lottery! What do you think? Take the survey!
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From my phone, I posted an image onto Facebook of what looks like high gas prices in Redding. $90 bucks for 20 gallons. I got some interesting comments about the “high” cost fuel. The thing about Facebook, and the internet a
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Firefighters this morning are rushing to a report of an escaped control burn on Woodland Drive off Highway 299 near Montgomery Creek.
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One of the more inefficient habits that I can’t seem to break myself of is stubbornly maintaining a paper trail in a digital world.  I print confirmations of online purchases, email correspondence, even documents sent to me electronically.  I can’t explain it.  If pressed I readily admit that it’s unnecessary and l
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The top photo is the brick store building of J. F. Bedford in Anderson taken in the late 1880s. The bottom photo shows the more modern version of the building. The top floor of the original building was lost in...
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Rather than just one sponsor, this time around we'll have four! They are Jack's Grill, Nello's, C. R. Gibbs of Redding, and Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro. Jack's Grill, Nello's and C. R. Gibbs will each provide a $25...
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On February 29, 2012, in the Redding City Council Chambers the Redding Police Department held its Annual Awards Ceremony. At this Awards Ceremony, current members of the Redding Police Department and members of allied agencies received recognition for Meritorious Conduct. The annual Employee of the Year Awards were also giv
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Here's another great senior portrait who we shot outdoors. Senior portrait season is in full swing! Give us a call for a free consult for your senior portraits! 530.223.5456
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open. Temperature: 17 degrees. Skies: Clear Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 35 inches at base, 51 inches at top. New snow overnight: None New snow in the past 24 hours: None Snow surface: Machine groomed Trails: 18 open, 9 groomed
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hilarious… painful… failures caught on tape.
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From the intro to an interview in the Wall Street Journal: If you're a baby boomer, you've got a big problem when it comes to the investment returns you can expect in retirement: It's the sheer number of other boomers...
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Redding police said two teens were arrested early today after admitting to spray painting rail cars in the south Redding area.
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Here’s a 1986 built West Redding Tri-Level with hardwood floors.
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Forecasters say the rest of this week should be sunny and windy with a chance of rain starting Saturday night.
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Known as the driving force behind San Francisco’s all-gal old-tyme string band, The Stairwell Sisters, Evie Ladin brings her own band for her Redding debut. Evie plays old-tyme clawhammer banjo, sings, clogs, tap dances, step dances, does body percussion and more. More information here. When: Mar 10, 8 p.m. (doors open at
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Pledge $50 or more to anewscafe.com and have the opportunity to receive a pledge gift that will last longer than a meal or a bottle of wine.  If you have dreamed of learning how to paint and desire to know the secrets of painting, renowned PBS artist Stefan Baumann is offering painting lessons for one [...]
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Get ready to lick your fingers and smack your lips! Famous Dave's BBQ has just announced that it will be holding a rib-tasting event in Redding, CA. The rib-tasting event will be held on March 9th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 815 Browning Street, partnering with the Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage [...]
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Aside from those who suffer the misfortune of seeing their potted plants dry up and die in February, not many north state residents will complain about a nearly cloudless winter like the one we've enjoyed.
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There are undoubtedly many people who are alive today because of James Q. Wilson, who died last week. He was not a doctor or medical scientist, nor was he a fireman or coast guardsman who rescued people from immediate dangers.
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Every year from March 7 to 14, Californians celebrate Arbor Week by planting and maintaining trees within their communities. This year the city of Redding and Turtle Bay are teaming up Friday and Saturday to plant a tree in the Arboretum and to give away 800 trees and shrubs to the community. This is the 31st year that Redd
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A push for term limits on Redding City Council members failed Tuesday by a 3-2 vote.
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Bail for a Cottonwood woman arrested Monday on suspicion of breaking into a neighbor's home and stealing four beers was set at $100,000, the same amount a Redding California Highway Patrol officer posted after being charged with having a cache of homemade explosives, illegally obtained driver's licenses, methadone and unreg
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The influx of state prisoners returning to Shasta County since Gov. Jerry Brown's controversial public safety realignment plan took effect late last year isn't causing as many problems as county officials expected — so far.
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SHASTA LAKE — Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero called on fellow council members Rod Lindsay and Larry Farr to resign at the council meeting Tuesday night, drawing laughter and heckling from attendees.
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Four years after the economy stopped Camping World's plans for a superstore in the Churn Creek area south of Redding, the RV and camping retailer has its sights on Anderson.
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A three-year crusade to brand Tehama County and boost its economy reached its peak Tuesday.
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A Redding woman accused of killing her ex-boyfriend in 2010 was portrayed by a prosecutor Tuesday as a betrayed and vindictive woman bent on revenge who manipulated her new boyfriend to kill him for her.
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Redding City Council members paved the way Tuesday for the creation of a group to come up with solutions to repair the city's aging roads.
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RED BLUFF — A 20-year-old Red Bluff man who unsuccessfully tried to kill himself in October in his Tehama County jail cell has been sentenced to more than 22 years in prison in connection with a July stabbing outside a fast-food restaurant, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
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In 1912: The second annual apportionment of state school money for the schools was made. The sum distributed is $240,799 to the elementary schools and $294,640 to the high schools.
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Camping World confirmed today that its new Anderson store at 3700 Auto Mall Drive will tentatively open in May.
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'Dynasties' would be the best word to describe Northern Section baseball the past five seasons.
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A consistently winning program is in a state of flux, yet still improving quickly and relentlessly optimistic.
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The Foothill High baseball team blanked Yreka on Tuesday, as the Cougars' Cameron Erickson allowed one hit and struck out nine to pick up the win in a 10-0, five-inning contest.
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The Knights gallop into battle this season with a former local star, a wise backstop and a strong bullpen in tow.
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A little Norwegian time lapse, set to Moonlight Sonata. Perfect before bedtime. The Water from TSO Photography on Vimeo. I really enjoy this artists work:
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"Raising the Bar for Our Children and Schools: Reach Higher Shasta" is the title of a community forum being held by the Women's Fund from noon to 1:30 p.m. March 26 in the Community Room at the Redding Library.
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My little missive to Rick SantorumDear Sen. Santorum: I have heard your cry to make religion more a part of the government and, by extension, more a part of the law than it is at the moment. And I have seen your ideas in action in the so-called "personhood" bills and other bits of legislation that s
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Thanks Obama for another destructive act of many on The tax paying Americans and the Morals of great God Fearing people. You are a demon and I hope that you will burn in hell with your minions.  The people who support you will not know the Anti Christ when he appears just look at how […]
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Every year from March 7 to 14, Californians celebrate Arbor Week by planting and maintaining trees within their communities. This year the city of Redding and Turtle Bay are teaming up Friday and Saturday to plant a tree in the Arboretum and to give away 800 trees and shrubs to the community. This is the 31st year that Redd
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Aside from those who suffer the misfortune of seeing their potted plants dry up and die in February, not many north state residents will complain about a nearly cloudless winter like the one we've enjoyed.
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There are undoubtedly many people who are alive today because of James Q. Wilson, who died last week. He was not a doctor or medical scientist, nor was he a fireman or coast guardsman who rescued people from immediate dangers.
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I'm sure it will be a very lively meeting of the Fish and Game Commission tomorrow down in Riverside. Last Chance for Animals will, no doubt, not be the only group protesting, but it's announcement is the first in my...
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Shasta County officials discussed the status of Gov. Jerry Brown's controversial public safety realignment plan locally at a Board of Supervisors meeting this morning, and things are on track so far, they said.
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A hay truck caught fire and is blocking Highway 299 this afternoon near Montgomery Creek, though firefighters have since quashed the hay blaze.
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The Shasta County Economic Development Corporation, as part of its "Game Changers" luncheon in late April, has a keynote speaker from Greenville, S.C., Nancy Whitworth. She'll discuss "Greenville's transformation from a dying textile town with serious economic problems to being...
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This is an envelope - front and back - used by the Anderson Chamber of Commerce during the 1920s. I like it. Nice way to advertise....
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Gusting winds knocked a tree onto utility lines in north Redding, sparking a small grass fire.
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It's returning! The contest will be up and operating again this Friday at 9:00 with new sponsors. I'm still working things out and will let you know more in a few days. Meanwhile, get ready to play the contest again....
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Busy busy with senior portraits. Now is the time to book those Spring sessions! The weather has been very cooperative with us this year and we have been photographing seniors all through the winter. Everything is in bloom and looks beautiful! Outdoor senior portrait sessions are available Tues-Sun so if you are ready to boo
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A Cottonwood woman was being held this morning in lieu of $100,000 bail after she allegedly was caught Monday inside a home where she'd stolen four beers.
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Up a bit. The ink has barely dried on February contracts, so these numbers should be viewed as early. Still, we like to peek. We use numbers for “Greater Redding,” so include roughly from Lakehead to Lake California,
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 27 degrees Skies: Partly cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 40 inches at base, 60 inches at top New snow overnight: 1 inch New snow during the past 24 hours: 1 inch Snow surface: Machine groomed. Trails: 20 open, 13 groomed Roads: O
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Tehama County fire crews contained a fire this morning that burned a small workshop behind a home in Rancho Tehama.
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After checking out the student protests yesterday at the Capitol in Sacramento, Dan Walters writes that the students are right to complain but explains why higher education has been cut so steeply. His version is short and lucid, but I'll...
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You can paint the kitchen cabinets an even brighter shade of yellow if you’d like. That’s the fun of remodeling your own home.
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The Sundial Film Festival, of course, at the Cascade Theatre. Here's a link to a festival at COS in Weed with a decidedly outdoor theme. All in all a great weekend for film lovers....
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Expect extremely gusty winds today in the Redding area. The National Weather Service says there's a slight chance of a trace of showers this morning before 10 a.m. The rest of the day will be mostly sunny with a high temperature near 54 degrees. It will likely feel cooler as winds could reach gusts of more than 40 mph to
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Joel Stratte-McClure holds two of the most-popular locally-made items at Enjoy The Store in downtown Redding -- ''hillbilly'' or ''redneck'' wine glasses (Ball canning jars on glass stems) and hand-painted ''pie birds,'' cool ceramic devices that when inserted into...
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  A sad secret simmers behind thousands of closed doors scattered throughout many middle- and even upper-class Redding neighborhoods: They're inhabited by poor - seriously poor - people. They live in houses left over from more affluent, carefree times. The truth is that many of those home-owners are so upside
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In the face of a problem, what's the simpler solution — stopping the momentum of a multibillion-dollar bureaucratic juggernaut, or passing a modest piece of good-government legislation through the California Legislature?
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As time goes by and initiative petition circulators buttonhole more and more Californians outside big-box stores and shopping malls, it becomes increasingly obvious that all three state tax increase initiatives now in the works cannot pass.
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Since there is so much bad news lately, I just had to write my story.
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There is a horrible epidemic destroying far too many lives. Too many men have become targets of false allegations in an attempt by the mother to gain the upper hand in a custody battle. False allegations are lies and people who make them are liars. What's worse, these false allegations take attention away from the real
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SHASTA LAKE -- Tax reductions spurred by a major drop in property values have forced a layoff in the Shasta Lake Fire Protection District that could mean slower response times to nighttime fires and medical calls, district officials are warning.
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Wildfires in the north state have been getting bigger during the past several decades, but they have not been getting more severe, according to a recent U.S. Forest Service study.
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Seminar will discuss how to buy a home
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It's been almost three years since a Redding homeless man was beaten to death in a wooded area off Lake Boulevard.
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Fatal wreck appears to be suicide
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A Cottonwood-area woman accused of nearly beating a 7-year-old boy to death in 2009 lost her bid Monday to have her high-profile case thrown out.
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A California Highway Patrol officer who turned himself in Friday on explosives, weapons and other charges, also is under investigation in a case that involves child pornography.
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Police-practices experts say it's not at all uncommon or unusual for members of a law enforcement agency to investigate crimes allegedly committed by one of their own officers.
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When Marie Church considers how Lassen Volcanic National Park affects her Shingletown restaurant, she checks her guest book.
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A tree for free. That's the deal.
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Maybe it should be, especially if you fish. North state lakes including Shasta, Whiskeytown, Trinity and Shastina are among those around California that are listed by the EPA as "mercury-impaired" --- largely as a result of long-ago mining. The upshot...
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Usually I buy hot sauce (as in, thin, pureed bottled sauce) and make salsa (as in chunky, raw vegetables suitable for scooping up on a tortilla chip. I'd never thought of making hot sauce at home. But I found these recipes online at the San Francisco Chronicle website today and they are kind of intriguing.Wat
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In 1912: An attack was made before the board of city trustees on the private ownership of the Reid Ferry through the presentation of petitions from Kennett and Buckeye asking for the county to take over the ferry and also the Camden toll road. It was alleged that the ferry had been operating without a franchise since 1903 a
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After spending only a couple days in Oregon last week, California’s first wild wolf since 1924 was back in the Golden State on Monday.
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In this short YouTube video, "George Elliott, owner of First Choice Yard Design in Redding, California, demonstrates the technique for growing potatoes in stacked tires." Love the dog sleeping in the background and the plane flying overhead....
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Q. What do you believe is the United States’ most serious social problem? Why? The most serious social problem in the U.S. today is the Christian family breakdown. Those of us proclaiming Christianity need to begin to rebuild this nation starting at the family level. Reinstate those values in ourselves and our children th
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In 2010, California voters passed Proposition 26, a measure that put new limits on fees, requiring a two-thirds vote of the Legislature or a public vote for many of them. At the time, advocates complained -- rightly -- that the...
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Pundit and provocateur Ann Coulter invoked the memory of the slain Beatle while discussing the death of Andrew Breitbart. From the Daily Caller: "Who knows what else he could have done," she told TheDC. "It's like John Lennon dying, what...
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Former R-S reporter Alex Breitler -- now covering environmental issues for the Stockton Record and thus at Ground Zero of the debate over the revamped Peripheral Canal, now a pair of tunnels and christened the Bay Delta Conservation Plan --...
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A California Highway Patrol officer who turned himself in Friday on explosives, weapons and other charges, also is under investigation in a case that involves child pornography.
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We all knew it was a matter of time. Spock always had a violent side like that time he tried battling Captain Kirk to the death!
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A 22-year-old Bella Vista woman died this morning after her SUV went off the road on Clear Creek Road near Honeybee Road west of Redding, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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There are new buds on the hydrangea. A little hope of renewel. If the weather doesn’t do something crazy like bring a surprise snow to the valley floor this month they will flourish. There is also a volunteer sunflower that has been growing through the chilliest nights. It is nestled up against the big pine [...]
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This is absolutely nuts!
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His name is Benjamin B. Redding and he was Central Pacific Railroad's first land agent in 1864. When the railroad arrived here in 1872, they named their new railroad town to honor him which was their custom of naming their...
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A comment on today's editorial, about the city's crumbling streets and its attempt to at least stabilize the erosion, promotes what might be a thought-provoking event next month: For strategies in dealing with failing infrastructure --StrongTowns.org is comming to town...
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Firefighters are responding to a reported house fire in Millville.
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Deputies say they arrested a 42-year-old Red Bluff woman for holding a knife to her mother's throat and assaulting her.
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A memorial fund has been set up for those wishing to donate to one of the victims of last week's double murder in Mountain Gate.
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Here’s a home that somebody with about $50K cash can live in with no mortgage. We don’t often feature manufactured homes here at FDotD, but
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We’ve heard a few comments about how the number of homes for sale in the Shasta MLS dropped sharply last month. Today, its around 735 homes for sale in the Redding area. In fact, the real number of homes for sale hasn’t changed all that much over the last 6 months.
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For middle- and even upper-middle-class parents, it now is, according to this parsing of college costs by the Contra Costa Times: With typical aid, the family should expect to pay nearly $24,000 for a Cal State freshman's tuition, on-campus room...
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Residents of Shasta are scheduled to meet with Shasta County sheriffs deputies Thursday evening to come up with a plan to combat local vandals who have damaged property at Shasta elementary school, a local church, BLM sites and a park...
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The driver of the Subaru was pretty lucky.
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There's a 30 percent chance of rain after 4 p.m. today in Redding, though you wouldn't know it looking at this morning's sunny skies. The National Weather Service says clouds will increase by this afternoon. High temperatures should top out near 68 degrees. Rain becomes increasingly likely throughout the night and into ea
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Excuse the pause, but I hear my local TV newscaster/crime crier telling of another high-speed chase occurred one recent  Friday night. They didn’t have a fresh mug shot to show since the perpetrator ate his stash of methamphetamine and required hospitalization afterwards, no time for a photo yet. Fortunately for us all,
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For novice to seasoned gardeners seeking to improve productivity, this workshop will help you with planning and developing an organic garden, including information on acquiring good seed, preparing your soil for planting, developing an efficient watering system, and avoiding common mistakes to get you off to a good start. 
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Author and lecturer Dr. Victoria Morse will present a workshop on how to write your own biography. Attendees will want to bring pen and paper for segments of writing and sharing. Dr. Morse teaches classes on writing biographies, and lectures on a variety of topics. She has written The Handbook for Happy Living and Glimpse [
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The Theatre Department presents Molière’s classic comedy, School for Wives, which addresses the issue of “how to train” a girl to be the perfect wife. An older man, Arnolphe, believes the only way to get a pristine wife is to keep her ignorant and innocent, as he sets his sights on his ward Agnes and [...]
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The Redding branch of AAUW announces the Women in Math and Science Conference for 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls. Target area is Math and Science Middle School educators.  The conference goals are: •To increase young women's interest in mathematics and science. •To foster awareness of career opportunities for women in ma
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Think the streets around Redding are bumpier by the year? You're not imagining things. They're bad and getting worse.
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If you're like most people in Shasta County, when Election Day rolls around, you don't worry about getting to the polls because you've already voted. Voting by mail lets you conveniently vote at home or even your favorite cafe. Then, to get your ballot to your county elections office in time, you drop it in the
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Don't delete your Facebook account. Your children may call the police on you. Nearing my birthday, I decided to make changes in my life. Changes I had warned my children I would be making at a time to be determined by the changing tides or Mark Zuckerberg's growing empire.
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The Shasta College track and field teams had a successful day Saturday as the Knights set 35 personal records at the Beaver Invitational Relays held at American River College in Sacramento.
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CHICO -- Playing the top team in the section in its hometown is tough.
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West Valley star settles forsecond place
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The Hornets, Falcons, Patriots and Eagles will make a run at state on their home courts.
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Teens linked to spray-painting
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In 1912: The historic stage was passing away, and Shasta, Lassen and Modoc counties were gradually seeing the last of the old coaches. They were to be superseded by the automobile. Fall River Mills businessmen leased the stage line and planned to run three autos, one trip daily each way.
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More than 1,000 people came to the memorial service for Cottonwood Fire Capt. Mark Ratledge on Sunday morning, from grieving friends and family members to fire crews from as far as the Riverside area who journeyed north to pay their respects to an unknown comrade killed in the line of duty.
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If you should notice that there's a really nice perfumy smell somewhere in your house where there hadn't been one previously, it would probably be a good idea to find out where it's coming from.For some reason a spray bottle of perfume had taken it upon itself to continually siphon perfume upwards. Since no one
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More than 1,000 people, including fire units from as far as the Riverside area, came to the memorial service for Cottonwood Fire Capt. Mark Ratledge this morning in Cottonwood.
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BAKERSFIELD – Just like last season, West Valley High wrestler Austin Lobsinger stood in the depths of Rabobank Arena, explaining why he came up just short of winning a California wrestling title.
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Saddened to hear of the passing today of rock legend Ronnie Montrose. I have some of his LPs, and have always been a fan. He played live here in Redding. Early ’80s, I think. I can’t recall if it was at the Red Lion or the Holiday Inn, but it was in a big
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Saddened to hear of the passing today of rock legend Ronnie Montrose. I have some of his LPs, and have always been a fan. He played live here in Redding. Early ’80s, I think. I can’t recall if it was at the Red Lion or the Holiday Inn, but it was in a big conference room at a hotel on Hilltop. (Anyone remembe
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Here’s another REO on Remington. We recall it from 2009 as a failed short sale.
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Ah-Di-Na is a former Indian village site located beside the McCloud River. The site was purchased in 1896 by William R. Whittier from the Central Pacific Railroad who developed it into a sportsman's hunting and fishing paradise. It was later...
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It's going to be another sunny, unseasonably warm day today in Redding. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict sunny skies and a high of 73 degrees. The low tonight will drop to 44 degrees. Monday, though, expect a 10 percent chance of rain after 4 p.m. Other than that, the day should be partly
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Stefan Baumann is now teaching additional classes in Redding. If you have dreamed of learning how to paint and desire to know the secrets of painting, Baumann believes that everyone can become an artist.  All it takes is desire. With more than 30 years experience teaching beginning to advanced levels, Baumann says he looks
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On a sunny day. With a picnic lunch. Or a book and a couple of apples. Your tax dollars paid for it. Behind the $70 mil. county admin building on Court Street. Note to self: 5-10 degrees cooler than its...
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A Portland, Ore., man was arrested Saturday after officers said he tried to cash a check that was stolen from a person in the Bay Area.
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BAKERSFIELD — Eight was great for two Redding wrestlers Saturday at the 40th annual California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championships.
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Oh, we talk about forgiveness.
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Julie Weeder of the National Marine Fisheries Service told a Record Searchlight reporter the week before Thursday's meeting in Yreka about a proposed new coho salmon recovery plan that she hoped to hear from critics who'd say, "Hey Julie, you got it totally wrong."
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President Obama is a serial apologist, and his habitual knocking of America is why conservative media, GOP candidates and my peers have had a knee-jerk reaction to his latest "Our bad." This time I disagree with them. Obama's apology to Afghan President Hamid Karzai over the burning of some Qurans by U.S. milita
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I read, with great empathy, Jack Schreder's letter of Feb. 19 regarding the possible sale of the Camp Latieze property by the Shasta County Office of Education (SCOE). I can appreciate Mr. Schreder's concerns, having given his word that this property would be used for the benefit of schoolchildren of Shasta County a
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Redding Airports Manager Rod Dinger likens it to speed dating.
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I wish to join Mrs. Joseph King's voice (letter, Tuesday) and support City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero in Shasta Lake.
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We are fortunate to have at least two good candidates running for Supervisorial Districts 3 and 4.
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A wonderful ceremony to honor the officers and staff of Redding Police Department took place Wednesday at Redding City Council Chambers. What an outstanding example of professionalism and dedication to duty and community. A commitment to excellence in austere times and ever diminishing budgets.
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In September 2011 Caltrans filed a lawsuit against Shasta County. This suit was filed after the city of Redding, the Regional Transportation Planning Agency and others all expressed concern that the traffic plan for the Knighton Road shopping center was insufficient and did not adequately mitigate its impacts.
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The First Amendment clearly protects freedom of religion. It does this by not allowing "establishment," that is, government-paid interference. Nowhere in the common understanding of the First Amendment freedoms is found the absolute right to impose one's religion on others.
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I'm sorry that the Redding post office will lose its mail-sorting operation in May. That means when we send mail to someone in Redding, it will be sent to Sacramento for sorting, and then brought back here — adding two or three days to the delivery time. It also means that a lot of folks are going to lose their jo
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I know people are going to say it's normal, we're busy, or whatever excuse we can think of, but why does it take a tragedy to happen before we realize how much we appreciate what others do for us?
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I don't believe that insurance companies should be forced to pay for birth control. Sexually active men and women who don't want pregnancy to result from their activities should pay for their own preventive measures. Contraception is an expense based on a choice, not a medical condition. How expensive is a condom?
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Tuesday's Record Searchlight had an editorial saying the Redding Rancheria should declare that it plans to build a casino. There was also an extensive article about Reverge Anselmo's chapel.
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Blue Cross is raising medical insurance rates again. This time our rate will increase by a budget-busting 25 percent. We have seen our premium increase a staggering 84 percent over the past 18 months.
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Of all the new hire papers you process as an employer, the I-9 is one of the most important.
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A Plus Safety LLC in Redding, owned by Carol Howard, offers CPR, driver education, driver training and first aid instruction, first aid supplies and AED sales.
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he Kovenex Fire Blanket is a nonwoven flame-resistant thermal "blanket." Softer than many flame resistant materials, this lightweight, durable and flexible fabric can smother a small fire, even a grease-based fire on the stove. It won't tear or burn, will block extreme heat, emits no toxic fumes, and is safe for dir
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The cost of long-term care remains one of the greatest concerns of most Americans as they retire and enter their post-working years.
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Officials at Foothill High School called the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office on Friday morning after a student brought a replica hand grenade to school, sheriff’s logs say.
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In 1912: Harry Glover had the Mitchell car agency in Shasta County. The Mitchell was unquestionably a superior car for Redding and Shasta County, where the roads were largely mountainous and were not yet at the height of the road builder’s art.
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CHICO — Playing the top team in the section in its home town is tough.
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It's a warm sunny Wednesday inside a classroom when two eighth-graders start talking about another classmate — how they don't like her or her "hideous" clothes.
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This year has started in such a way that I wish we could just start over like an Etch-a-Sketch, where we turn it over, shake it up and start again.
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Feb. 1: Remy and Avis Hadley of Cottonwood, a girl.
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RED BLUFF — With public funds dried up to keep the city's beloved swimming pool open, a booster group is looking to raise enough to make that happen for about nine weeks this summer.
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Dear Babe: I have a 16-page "newsletter" program dated Oct. 22, 1938, for the University of Georgia vs. Holy Cross football game.— Anita Memos, Merrimack, N.H."Newsletters are different than programs," said Phil Regli, a longtime magazine dealer. "It's a school-paper release that talks about t
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Katie Anderson stood on her family's property in Shasta, a pair of soot-covered work gloves tucked under her right arm.
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Redding Airports Manager Rod Dinger likens it to speed dating.
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Psychologists say there isn't a simple formula for talking to young children about death and tragedies, something that may be on the minds of Shasta County's parents in the wake of a brutal February filled with a series of local killings, fatal fires and car crashes.
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Redding's City Council members can currently stay on the dais as long as the local electorate will allow, but the council Tuesday will consider asking voters if future city legislators should have term limits.
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Residents of the city of Shasta Lake will lose about 25 percent of their 2012 water allocations because of the unusually dry weather, forcing the city to purchase water to make up the difference.
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Get out and hike!
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CHICO — After two years of frustration, the Patriots got some sweet redemption on Saturday. Their story, as they hope, hasn't been fully told yet.
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The Enterprise High baseball team defeated Shasta High 5-3 on Saturday at the Ron Edwards Invite tournament played at Foothill High School.
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TRACK, FIELD CAMPS
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CHICO — Turns out third time is the charm.
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CHICO — Youth has sprung eternal for Enterprise basketball.
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CHICO — Inexperienced no more.
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Q: My 8-year-old caught a pair of western fence lizards in the park near our house. He brought them home and they're doing very well in a terrarium in his room. My son would like to keep them, but doesn't want to break any Fish and Game laws.
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Sean Kearns, Dan Kearns, Tim Kearns, Kevin Kearns Dead Eye
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High-octane reaction to my middle-of-the-road column today, e-mailed by one Greg Beale: Your piece today was interesting, although wrongheaded. You quoted Barry Goldwater, whose optimism you subscribe to; but you flew right by an important part "if man does...
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I have always enjoyed cemeteries, but especially ones with age and history. Often carefully laid out and tended, cemeteries can include a sense of art, architecture, order and peace. I grew up visiting cemeteries in the North East, where cemeteries are often right in the middle of small towns and cities and used as public [
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Emergency personnel who responded to reports of a stabbing victim experiencing dizziness at the Redding Library couldn't find him.
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Senior Portraits in Redding, CA. This senior was a blast to photograph. She had a natural beauty about her and just glowed in her photos. Photographing outdoors in Redding gives us the ability to use the natural surroundings to enhance the portrait. We used the sun as the backlight which just allowed the senior to pop.
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This wood-burning stone kiln produced lime for mortar. There are at least three that I know of in the area. Bulgin' Gulch was an early gold mining settlement located in Briggsville. Briggsville was located next door to Horsetown. Bulgin' Gulch...
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A Happy Valley man is recovering after being stabbed at a trailer park in Happy Valley overnight.
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Redding will get plenty of sun in the next week as temperatures hover around 70, though Tuesday could bring showers to the north state. Today will be warm and slightly breezy, as temperatures rise to around 71 and a northwest wind blows around 10 mph. Tonight's skies will be clear, with a low around 43. Sunday will be
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This one has garage parking for 4 cars, plus RV parking.
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My last fresh post here at DarcyArts was Nov. 3, 2011. The topic was death. I had been so pleased, after decades of reading up on life after death and NDEs, to hear that Steve Jobs last words were “Oh, wow! Oh, wow! Oh, wow!” I could well imagine the awesome passage he was entering [...]
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The Shasta Wolves baseball team shut out Winters 2-0 on Friday at the Ron Edwards Invite tournament played at Foothill High School.
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BAKERSFIELD — One local wrestler kept his state title dreams alive, and another brawled his way to within one match of earning a medal at the 40th annual California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championships on Friday.
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CHICO — It was a day of firsts through the opening day of games at the Northern Section prep basketball championships at Chico State on Friday.
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CHICO — The Eagles' hot start lasted just long enough to hold off Anderson's late surge to claim their fourth Northern Section championship in six years on Friday.
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The Mountain Gate man accused of murdering two men Tuesday with an axlike tool and stabbing two others with a fork-knife barbecue utensil was back in Shasta Superior Court on Friday as his appointed defense attorney confirmed he will be able to represent him.
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Though haunted by the memories of years of abuse suffered as a child, the hardest moment of Denise Wilson's life came much later.
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For Los Molinos kindergarten teacher Claudia Trout, there's nothing quite like having wee ones ready to start school on day one.
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CHICO — For the second straight season, the Falcons are Northern Section champions.
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A Mountain Gate man who survived a blood-soaked killing spree that left two men dead said Friday he couldn't believe it when his normally gentle and docile friend stabbed him the face with a barbecue knife-fork.
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A California Highway Patrol officer was arrested Friday night on charges stemming from a daylong search of his house that turned up explosive devices, assault weapons and methadone, the CHP reported.
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Redding restaurateur Joe Wong's newest culinary endeavor opens next week.
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The North Woods Discovery School on Friday night lost its bid for a new home in the Redding School District.
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CHICO —The Lions were a half away from their first section title in program history on Friday. A half, though, gave plenty of time to the top team in the section to turn things around.
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Voters understandably grow frustrated with deeply entrenched politicians who buck public dissatisfaction and, leveraging name recognition, insider support and sheer political inertia, remain in office seemingly forever. Seeing no other way to change a system, many have embraced the seemingly natural solution of term limits.
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Republicans, desperate for a potent election-year issue, spy opportunity as the price of gas has gone up. Pump prices nationally (around $3.60) are at a record for this time of year. Locally, a gallon of regular costs over four bucks as I write this.
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I don't support speeding, running red lights, drunken driving, domestic violence or terrorism. But I'm much more concerned when the police or the government try to take away our personal freedoms, liberty or hard-earned money without justification, evidence or fairness.
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Front page stuff, no less! $3.6 billion spent for coho salmon?
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I wonder if it's legal for gas station owners to keep increasing prices when what they're selling could possibly be fuel they purchased weeks, maybe months, previously at a lower price before all the scare tactics sent prices through the roof.
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MT. SHASTA — Matt Puckett slowly lowered the aluminum pipe into the snow, being careful to get an accurate reading.
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In 1912: The rain came gustfully and in bucketfuls, flooding streets, gutters and drains, turning Redding into a temporary Venice. It was the long looked for, sought and prayed for rain that the farmer wanted and the civilian said that by all right of future prosperity, and the hope of the millennium, he should have.
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A California Highway Patrol officer was arrested tonight on charges stemming from a day-long search of his house that turned up explosive devices, assault weapons and methadone, the CHP reported.
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After talking with an elderly friend I was prompted to write a column on humor.
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Melissa Riley and Jaime Marquez
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Get out and hike!
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Q: My 8-year-old caught a pair of western fence lizards in the park near our house. He brought them home and they're doing very well in a terrarium in his room. We did some online research to find out how to care for them, and came across several lively debates on the herp forums as to whether it's even legal to kee
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The Northwest News Network has an odd item from the scientific front: The current method of surveying for endangered spotted owls involves playing recorded owl calls and waiting for a response. But nature is throwing a wrench in this technique....
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EHS art students create a new venue to experience visual art. Students are involved in all aspects of the business of art: making, judging, installing, exhibiting, promoting, and potentially selling their art work. EHS has opened the EHS Art Gallery on campus and will regularly feature new work during the Second Saturday
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Playing bridge has more benefits than the social and fun aspect. Studies show that it helps keep the mind more alert and could add years to your life.
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"From February 22 - April 1, our community will be one of many joining together for a faith-filled, groundbreaking, coordinated pro-life mobilization -- 40 Days for Life. 40 Days for Life is a focused pro-life effort that consists of: 40 days of prayer and fasting 40 days of peaceful vigil 40 days of community
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Take a virtual tour here. Kinda cool-looking on the inside. From the outside it looks a lot like a shipping container....
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As of today, March 1st, the historic Blumb Bakery has re-opened in Shasta State Historic Park. Tiffany DiGuiseppe-Samples and her business partner, Crystal Widner, and their families, dressed in period garb, will serve hot beverages, crepes and local baked goods....
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The brick courthouse at Shasta was built in 1855 as a private business house and merchandise store. Shasta County purchased it in 1861 for $25,000 and remodeled it into five offices, a courtroom and a downstairs jail.
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The north state's state senator and would-be congressman was the voice opposing high-speed rail on PBS NewsHour last night. Can't much disagree with anything he said, but he's a bit disingenuous here: Our state budget is collapsing all around us...
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The first confirmed wild wolf to enter California in nearly a century has returned to his home state
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has an easy tip for removing was on a wood floor.
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Redding horticulturist Gordon Elliott offers a step-by-step plan for growing potatoes in stacked tires.
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You can tap into lots of interesting varieties if you grow your own potatoes. Here's how to get a good crop.
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California pipevine has unusual flowers and an important tie to Pipevine Swallowtail butterflies.
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I'm concerned about genetically engineered seeds. How can I be sure I'm buying organic ones?
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Don’t leave pulled weeds on bare, moist ground. Some can root again. Toss leafy weeds that don’t have flowers in the compost pile. The roots of perennials, such as dandelions, should go into the trash, as should any weeds that have set seed. Source: Sunset Western Garden Book
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Outdoor senior portraits in Redding. There are so many great locations to photograph in Redding. This senior wanted a more urban look sow e found some fun conrete structures and went town :). Here favorite color is pink and it was a perfect pop color for the urban enviornment.  
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A man is in custody and another is on the loose after a pursuit east of Redding this morning.
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A vehicle jumped a culvert on Highway 299 east of Redding this morning was pulled out of the embankment around 1:50 p.m.
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Chimney sweeps have a long and infamous history. Children, unable to be fed through the winter in the European mountains, often were sold to dealers who made them chimney sweeps in the big cities. They were ill fed to keep them small so as to fit inside the chimneys. These were the “climbin
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It was located on the east side of Battle Creek, parallel to Shingletown Ridge at the Battle Creek Bridge. It began being settled in the early 1880s and the first settler was a Mr. Bateman. Enough people settled there to...
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Last sold @ $399K. Properties along the Sacramento River are beachfront real estate equivalent for Shasta County.
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The north state will bask under sunny skies today. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 64 in Redding with a north wind blowing between 8 and 11 mph. Overnight the low will be 39 under clear skies. The weekend is looking sunny and warm with highs in the low 70s.
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The Enterprise Lions Club will be Holding their 5th annual “Bowling for Sight” bowling tournament at Country Bowl on Bechelli to raie funds for the Lions Sightfirst program. The bowling tournament will be held March 10, 2012 at 1:00pm. The cost is $30 for the tournament, entry blanks will be at the bowling alley. Person
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will host local author Jeffrey Rich, and co-authors Terri Lhuillier and Joanne Brady at the park’s visitor center on Saturday, March 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a personal discussion and book signing.  The visitor center is located at 14412 J.F. Kennedy Memorial Drive in Whiske
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A little advice to men posting photos on a dating service … don’t pose wearing a wife-beater T-shirt, while holding up a fish (bigger is not better) with your pit bull Sparky nearby. I heard someone say he was depressed about being depressed. Ok, now I’m concerned because that makes sense to me. A friend [...]
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College scholarship program announced
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It's been a tough few years for the RV and recreational boating industry.
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The city's new law enforcement center will be move-in ready next week after a more than nine-month delay in the nearly $4 million project.
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A memorial service for Cottonwood Fire Protection District Capt. Mark Ratledge will be held Sunday at West Cottonwood Junior High School.
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A Redding woman whose 18-year-old daughter was killed by a drunken driver last year spoke with him Thursday for the first time since the deadly crash.
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In 1912: The Ehman Olive Co., the largest producers and shippers of olives and their products in the state, had been doing a great work in improving the Alexander olive grove in Happy Valley.
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The man accused of going on a murderous rampage in Mountain Gate Tuesday, killing two men with an ax-like tool and stabbing two others with a kitchen fork, admitted to the bizarre killings, a Shasta County sheriff's report says.
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RED BLUFF -- Volunteers are hard at work trying to preserve access to a landmark that's been a classroom for children and respite for weary travelers for decades.
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National Marine Fisheries Service officials came to Yreka on Thursday looking for local cooperation to implement a $3.6 billion plan to get coho salmon off the Endangered Species List.
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Two robbers take $3,000 from store
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The National Park Service wants its neighbors to know about the economic lift that its parks and recreation areas give to the local economy. But you know what? You can have too much of a good thing.
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It's been a wild ride, but the storyline of the Republican race remains remarkably simple and constant: It's Mitt Romney and the perishable pretenders.
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I have been to Anselmo's Vineyard. I've been to the chapel. I have listened, close up, to the three chapel bells ring. The heavenly sound reverberates clear through to one's bone marrow and it is keenly spiritual.
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I was recently approached by youngsters trying to sell cookie dough for a school fundraiser. Sixteen dollars for cookie dough was way above my budget and far from any kind of reality as to value.
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Re: "Do you know what wolves really do?":
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Area standouts among contenders for championships
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The Cubs, Eagles and Lions highlight a marquee slate of girls games in the Northern Section basketball championships in Chico today and Saturday.
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Four of the five Northern Section championship prep boys basketball games include a local team, with both Foothill and Central Valley attempting to repeat section titles in Divisions III and IV, respectively.
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The Enterprise High baseball team opened its season with two wins at the Ron Edwards Invite at Foothill High School on Thursday.
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The NorCal John Frank Memorial Run is set for its 42nd edition this Saturday in Redding.
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Two armed men reportedly robbed a business in Lakehead at gunpoint just after 7 p.m. and made off with $3,000.
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News reports that Stockton, Hercules and Lincoln are all considering bankruptcy to deal with structural financial problems made me think of this upbeat piece I wrote on Lincoln in October 2005, as the state's real estate-driven economy boomed and many...
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A memorial fund has been set up for the family of firefighter Mark Ratledge, who was killed Wednesday morning on Interstate 5 just south of Anderson.
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The cold winter storm that has brought rain and snow to our area is now moving eastward.   The Redding area could see a few light showers until the early afternoon, but skies will be clearing after dark.  Snow levels Wednesday night got down to about 1000 feet and today will be near1500 feet, but any precipitation [...]
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A prison van transporting Tehama County Jail inmates flipped over on Highway 36 this morning, and the inmates were trapped inside for at least an hour, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 22 degrees Skies: Cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 40 inches at base, 53 inches at top New snow overnight: 3 inches New snow during the past 24 hours: 3 inches Snow surface: Powder, packed powder and machine groomed. Trails: 32 o
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This is not logic, it's California. That, reportedly, was Gov. Jerry Brown's reply to a former Shell executive who told the governor how exploiting the state's oil supplies could turn around the economy, according to Joel Kotkin. The full context:...
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Before I decide to cheat on the love of my life, In N Out Burger, I’d like to know what others here in Redding,Ca think of the new 5 guys Restaurant. I put this poll up but if you care to elaborate on your experience there is always the comment section below. Don’t worry you can remain completely [...]
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What better way to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday then to spend the day exploring The Art of Dr. Seuss, listening to his amazing stories read by local celebrities, and taking part in fun Seuss-inspired activities (including Oobleck, tic-tac-toe and more). Seuss Celebrity Reading Competition Participants - Park guests will s
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Clothing that was too close to an electric heater caused the fire this week that killed a 6-year-old Redding boy, the Shasta Fire Department announced today.
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I may have to try this prank out. When I was a kid I always loved pretending that I was puking with soda. I used to love the reactions from passing drivers… warm fuzzy memories.
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This under-priced foreclosure home generated a huge amount of interest last week. We must have shown it a dozen times. Today, it’s Pending Sale, wh
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Here’s a remodeled 1958 home located near east Redding’s commercial district at Mistletoe.
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The class of 2012 is still rocking their senior portraits. Here's Skylar on an outdoor senior portrait session here in Redding.
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If only I still had my 86 Volvo.
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A Redding man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after he lost control of his Toyota sedan and the vehicle burst into flames in the Mercy Medical Center parking garage early this morning.
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Traffic is being stopped this morning 10 miles north of Redding on Interstate 5 as authorities are screening drivers to make sure they have chains in their possession.
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Expect showers most of the day in the north state before the weather starts to dry out Friday and for the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 51 in Redding today with a sound wind blowing around 6 miles per hour. Tonight it will be partly cloudy with a low around 33.
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Critics of the plan to dismantle four Klamath River hydroelectric dams have long argued that the reviews leading up to an official up or down decision were rigged from the get-go, that scientific studies were twisted and inconvenient evidence ignored in the push to make a hard-won settlement among farmers, Indian tribes and
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A 15-year-old Redding prodigy, a mother-daughter team from Cottonwood and a Red Bluff native who was invited to the Hungarian Embassy in Washington, D.C. to help celebrate the 200th anniversary of Franz Liszt’s birth will be among the highlights at Saturday’s “A Touch of Classical Piano” concert.
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Former Redding artist Sean Randall started painting relatively late in life. He finished my first painting in 2006 and hasn't stopped since. "Only artists, addicts and obsessive-compulsives will understand this: Painting isn't something I choose to do. It's something I have to do," says Randall about his artistic endeavors.
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There are times, indeed, when a beer is just a beer, and a bar is just a bar. There are times when a night out means loud music and dancing, and others when it means good food and drinks and atmosphere. If Shameless O’leery’s were to be so categorized, the latter would be the most apt description.
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Even though she helps cigarette smokers kick the habit, Anderson hypnotherapist Marge Perry is addicted – to the glazed walnut and chicken salad at Cheesecakes Unlimited & Café in east Redding.
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Dan Richards, who chairs the California Fish and Game Commission, is under fire in the Capitol because he killed a mountain lion in Idaho and posed with his trophy for a picture that was later published on a hunting publication website.
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Rick Santorum is engaging in class warfare.
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Redding police nab suspected burglars Officers said they arrested four people from Redding in connection with 12 daytime burglaries in Shasta County during the past few weeks.
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Redding police nab suspected burglars
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The Patriots return to the promised land.
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CORNING — The Falcons calmly sank crunchtime free throws, nailed several deep jumpers on a comeback run and got defensive stops late to sew up a spot in the section title game once again.
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The Redding Christian girls basketball team pulled out a 59-44 road victory over second-seeded Champion Christian on Wednesday to advance to the Northern Section Division VI finals.
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The Sacramento River this summer is set to become the first water body in the world to be documented inch-for-inch in photographs.
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Shasta County schools could receive large increases in their state funding allocations — up to $7.5 million under one scenario — if 15 districts merge to form a single large district.
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Sales of distressed properties in Shasta County in 2011 did brisk business, and experts expect more of the same in 2012. More than four out of every 10 homes sold last year in Shasta County were in some stage of foreclosure, RealtyTrac reported today.
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Redding police recognized more than a dozen of their own and a California Highway Patrol officer Tuesday at the department's annual awards ceremony.
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A Redding church sued last year by an American Indian family over access to a nearby cemetery has now sued that family and Shasta County in return, alleging the county is letting the family trespass on church land to reach the sacred grave site.
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The public got its first look Wednesday at some of the proposals for adding amenities to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area's backcountry.
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MOUNTAIN GATE — Two men who authorities say were killed Tuesday by a rampaging ex-con were random victims who had no connection to an earlier fight at a home near the Lehigh Cement Co.
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The town of Cottonwood is grieving after one of its own was killed Wednesday morning.
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The former chief of the Mount Shasta Fire Protection District is charged with misappropriation of public funds after allegedly using his district credit card to purchase between $5,000 and $10,000 in personal items.
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Our beautiful Sundial Bridge will serve as a meeting place for women, men and children to stand in celebration of women on March 8. This 101 International Women’s Day will also be when thousands of beings stand together on bridges in 70 countries around the world. Four hundred and sixty-four events just like this one w
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A man with a video camera and more questions than answers. Worth watching....
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Police Chief cites lack of staff, early jail releases
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Violent crimes:
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A-, AB+ and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed. Shasta Blood Center will hold blood drives from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Movies 14 in Redding. Donors will receive a free movie ticket.
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Harry Daniell of Redding is a competitive runner who leaves the other guys in the dust whenever he can. In a recent 9-mile race at Trinidad on the coast, he beat everyone in his age group.
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This week I had a reader ask about ways to improve lower back strength. I'm going to cover the Superman, which is a great way to strengthen the low back and stabilize the spine
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Is retirement an outdated luxury in today's economy or does it present an uncertainty about how to live the next chapter of your life? A recent article in the Record Searchlight reported that many people are prevented from retiring because they haven't been able to accumulate enough savings. There are others, however, strug
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WEDNESDAY -- The first storm went through the area last night with gusty winds and rain.  Snow levels dropped to near 1500 feet in some areas Tuesday night.  There are two weaker storm systems that will move through our area today and early Thursday. These storms are not as strong as last night’s but they are [...]
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Forbes.com has an essay by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), headlined "The TSA is coming to a highway near you." An excerpt: In the dead of night, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) administratively reclassified airport security screeners as Transportation Security Officers....
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There's vanishingly little chance it will pass the Senate and win the current president's signature, but the House of Representatives passed a bill, sponsored by Rep. Devin Nunes, to increase the reliability of water deliveries to San Joaquin Valley farmers....
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Message from Mr. Jesrani:About a year ago to the day, March 1, 2011, I opened the doors to my own law practice.  While I have been practicing law now for several years, having my own law business is very different than just practicing law as a lawyer.
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Officers said they arrested four people from Redding on suspicion of participating in 12 burglaries in Shasta County throughout the past few weeks.
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We all know we eat too much sugar in the USA, mainly processed foods and soda, but the last paragraph of this Medical News Today article on a new CDC study puts it in eye-opening perspective: To make matters clear,...
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MOUNTAIN GATE — Two men killed Tuesday by a rampaging ex-con were random victims who had no connection to an earlier fight at a Wonderland Boulevard home near the Lehigh Cement Co., Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies said.
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One person is in custody after law enforcement received reports that a man fired a gun inside a residence outside Millville.
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This story is taken from the scrapbooks of pioneer May Southern in which she talks about pioneer G. W. Farleigh who was hired by mule packers as a boy to help lead a mule loaded with gold over the dangerous...
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A Redding man pleaded guilty this week to five felony counts of sexually molesting two young girls, according to the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office.
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Oh my God, Davy Jones died. After Paul McCartney, he was my first huge unrequited love.
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The former chief of the Mount Shasta Fire Protection District is charged with misappropriation of public funds after allegedly using his district credit card to purchase between $5,000 and $10,000 in personal items.
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I talk with Mike Kerns, who, with his wife Nancy, owns the local YAKS coffee houses in Redding. Nancy hails form Albany. Ore, and Mike's from Mt. Shasta. The couple likes to say that they've  lived a life of entrepreneurial successes and failures, and each venture has served as their business classroom. Nancy attended
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 21 degrees Skies: Cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 40 inches at base, 50 inches at top New snow overnight: 24 inches New snow during the past 24 hours: 24 inches Snow surface: Powder and packed powder Trails: 19 open, 11 groomed R
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Dan Walters weighs in on the lion-hunting fuss: This is the same Legislature that didn't react when one of its members was caught by police with a prostitute in his car, parked alongside a busy Los Angeles highway, or when...
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A Cottonwood firefighter died this morning and a California Highway Patrol officer and another person were injured after being hit by a pickup that slid off a hail-covered Interstate 5.
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Several mountain roads in the north state have chain restrictions due to the winter storm that blew through the area overnight.
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Here’s a unique government owned tri-level of about 2440 sqft, west of Redding on the way to Whiskeytown.
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Does Shasta County need to overhaul its chain of command, which includes a little-understood array of quasi-independent departments that critics say have little oversight?
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The only good news for the Republicans coming out of the seemingly endless presidential candidate "debates" is that some Republican leaders are now belatedly thinking about how they can avoid a repetition of this debacle in future elections.
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America has become a great country for people born with silver spoons in their mouths. Those of us who have to work for a living are getting the short end of the stick.
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Where has all the money gone? Bonuses for bankers? I don't know. Some people say 1 percent of the population is doing quite well, incomes way up, though perhaps it is a sign of our times that the once trendy Gottschalks is being converted to a Goodwill store.
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PALO CEDRO –Late game heroics weren't in store for the Cougars the second time around.
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What a difference a year makes.
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PALO CEDRO — There would be no letdown at The Palace for the Foothill boys basketball team.
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The top-seeded West Valley girls basketball team thumped fourth-seeded Orland 51-14 at home in the Northern Section Division IV semifinals Tuesday.
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In the playoffs, star power can be unbeatable.
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The Orland Trojans and Chico Panthers put on an impressive performance at the Northern Section Masters wrestling tournament over the weekend.
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Brenda O'Keeffe (left), vice president of Mission Integration and Spiritual Care of Mercy Medical Center Redding, speaks to retired Construction Manager Ron Craddock after phase two of the emergency department expansion was blessed Tuesday afternoon. The facilities will go into use Thursday. The $18.5 million Emergency Depa
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Becker's Forklift Parts & Equipment has moved to 2339 Wyndam Lane in Redding.
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RED BLUFF — A talk on wolves drew some heat in Tehama County on Tuesday, with some audience members at a Board of Supervisors meeting venting outrage.
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MOUNTAIN GATE —Two men were killed Tuesday afternoon and another was injured when an ex-con allegedly went on a rampage that included a stabbing, a bludgeoning and a fatal fire in a pickup that also sparked a series of explosions outside a house near the Lehigh Cement Co., Shasta County sheriff's deputies said.
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A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a Sacramento medical marijuana collective that had challenged a federal crackdown on pot dispensaries operating legally under state law.
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A federal agency's former scientific integrity adviser has filed a whistle-blower complaint saying he was fired from his job after he began questioning top officials about "spinning" evidence to tout the removal of Klamath River dams.
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Swimming came naturally to 85-year-old Ruth Griffin and filled her life with joy.
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A group of county residents submitted more than 300 signatures to Shasta County supervisors Tuesday urging cooperation with restaurateur Reverge Anselmo, who recently sued the county contending officials wouldn't give him a building permit for a private chapel.
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WASHINGTON —Chico businessman Bob Linscheid said he was upset Tuesday afternoon.
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A fire quickly destroyed a two-story home Tuesday morning on Charron Lane north of Highway 299 in the Bella Vista area.
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Residents are reporting numerous downed power lines and fallen trees, while the National Weather Service is reporting wind gusts of more than 50 mph and wind speeds of 32 mph. The California Highway Patrol has stopped traffic on Interstate 5 between Fawndale and Yreka because of white outs in Siskiyou County.
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Strong winds caused a tree to fall onto a house, dispatchers reported shortly before 9 p.m.
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Dispatchers are reporting power lines down in two spots in Bella Vista along Highway 299, with one utility pole reported on fire.
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The California Highway Patrol is closing northbound Interstate 5 at Fawndale.
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Say, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is holding a scoping meeting tomorrow evening at Redding City Hall to explain and gather public feedback about its backcountry plan, as the R-S' Damon Arthur reported a few weeks back. At that time, however,...
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So Daniel Richards, head of the Fish and Game Commission, has responded to the calls for his resignation. He is not repentant. Just read the whole thing, which unfortunately is an image and would be work to excerpt....
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A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a Sacramento medical marijuana collective that had challenged a federal crackdown on pot dispensaries operating legally under state law.
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The Bee reports from Benjamin Wagner's speech at the Sacramento Press Club: Benjamin Wagner, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California, said his office is not interested in prosecuting sick people using medical marijuana. But he warned that the...
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You know, it's normal for political advocates to look at the events of the day and come to the shocking conclusion that the news only proves that their cause is right and just and true. That's just how folks get...
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A mental health evaluation was ordered today for a Cottonwood man accused of trying to kill two paramedics and an emergency medical technician by ramming his pickup into their ambulance outside Mercy Medical Center earlier this month.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SACRAMENTO RIVER, Redding — Trout fishing continued to be very good at flows a bit above 5,000 cubic feet per second. Fishing was best around Redding — especially for the larger trout-although trout were being caught down to Anderson. Drift Glo-
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A federal scientific integrity adviser studying dam removal on the Klamath River has filed a whistleblower complaint saying he was fired from his job after he began questioning top officials “spinning” the benefits of removing the dams while downplaying the negatives of the project.
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A cold winter storm is moving onto the Northern California coast and It looks like we will finally get some much needed snow in the mountains. Clouds increased  with precipitation spreading across the north state Tuesday afternoon and evening. Gusty south to southwest winds are expected through Wednesday. Snow levels will
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Two men were killed this afternoon and another was injured in a reported stabbing and truck fire at a home near the Lehigh Cement Company in Mountain Gate, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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A fire quickly destroyed a two-story home this morning on Charron Lane north of Highway 299 in the Bella Vista area.
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In 1883, State Fish Commissioners approved the building of a fish ladder at the Pit River Falls in the Pit River Canyon in an attempt to help the salmon swim beyond the falls. Sadly, it didn't work. "...About half way...
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That’s the premise of Marc Beauchamp’s blogpost today. Or maybe 1987 prices. We don’t know about 1987, but here is the latest chart we have for statewide home prices from the California Association of Realtors.
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See how the 2012 Schedule shaping up. March 17 and 18, Test and Tune both days! We will also be having Chassis Certification and Extended Tech both days. Mandatory RSVP for the Chassi
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There were only 107 REO properties listed for sale today. That’s a low number.
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This plane is truly amazing. I was lucky enough to see one perform in Sacramento,Ca a few years back. Not only are these planes amazing they are very intimidating, especially if you were to be on the receiving end. Another video of the Raptor defying gravity.
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“My name is Amigo Montoya your dried my father prepare to die!”
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A head-on collision closed Canyon Road at Highway 273 just south of Win-River Casino for several hours this morning.
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From an AP story on December home prices (down again): ...(home) prices have fallen 34 percent nationwide since the housing bust, back to 2002 levels. A gauge of quarterly national prices, which covers 70 percent of U.S. homes, fell to...
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The north state should stay relatively dry today before rain and wind moves in tonight. There is a 40 percent chance of rain today with less than one-tenth of an inch expected on the valley floor. But will rain will arrive tonight, according to the National Weather Service. New rainfall amounts could reach a half inch. Wind
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Plain speaking is a rarity in the law, but the introduction to U.S. District Court Judge Samuel Conti's ruling against the Redding Rancheria in its lawsuit against the Interior Department was an admirable exception.
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When conservative politicians say "paycheck protection," they're really talking about protecting their own positions and paychecks, not those of any group of workers.
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What is the matter with Shasta Lake City Council members? Do they believe they can continue abusing the good people of Shasta Lake by imposing three more years of rate increases? I think not.
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The other morning on the world news they announced that the post offices were laying off 35,000, Sears is closing stores, and Procter & Gamble laying off 5,700. Well so much for the job market getting better. Those are people out of work.
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This brief letter is written to shed some light and afterthoughts regarding the Santa extravaganza on Harlan Drive in Redding — our town.
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I would like to urge your readers to support efforts to require that Genetically Engineered (GE) foods be labeled in the State of California.
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I do daily driving on my job, and what do I see a lot of? Fewer and fewer drivers use their turn signals, and since newer cars no longer come with ashtrays, smokers simply throw cigarette ashes and butts out the window.
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Three others injured in head-on crash
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Decision to withhold permit spurs protest
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Carl Bott, owner of and able morning host on KCNR 1460, was among those at today's pro-Reverge Anselmo rally about the timing of a special board meeting this afternoon specifically to discuss who is ultimately in charge of the county's...
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Shasta County Superior Court Judge Stephen Baker said Monday he'll issue a ruling within two weeks on Redding's request for a court order to shut down some 10 medical marijuana dispensaries that haven't complied with the city's recent ban on the businesses.
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Refunds available for '08 tax return
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Man found dead near parked ATV
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Shasta County supervisors agreed at a special meeting Monday they need to at least clarify how department heads are managed so residents know who to contact for help with land use and other issues.
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A 6-year-old Redding boy was killed Monday morning when a fire swept through his family's mobile home east of Swasey Drive between Redding and Shasta just before 10 a.m.
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Local public health officials are urging people not to let their guards down even though this flu season so far has been extremely mild.
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Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced Monday he was putting off making a decision on dynamiting dams on the Klamath River because Congress has not yet given him the go-ahead.
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It might be my allergy to extraneous exclamation points --- a cheap substitute for genuine enthusiasm --- but the Shasta County supervisors will consider approving a ballot argument against the Knighton Road shopping-center referendum at tomorrow's meeting, and it seems...
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A must-read essay in the Wall Street Journal Full of common sense. Excerpt: Years ago, Charlie, a highly respected orthopedist and a mentor of mine, found a lump in his stomach. It was diagnosed as pancreatic cancer by one of...
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In 1912: The Sisson Promotion Association was working to have Mt. Shasta designated as a national park. Members were drafting a resolution to go before the state and the nation.
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We were invited to dinner Saturday night at the home of friends who always make an amazing dinner. Somewhere along the line it became clear that he, in particular, loves pie, so the last few times we've gone to their house I have brought them a pie. Apple, blackberry, lemon meringue - if it's pie, he is a happy guy.
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Baked Rigatoni with Spinach Cook/prep time: 30 Minutes Number of servings: 6 Ingredients 1 pound rigatoni 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 10-ounce package frozen spinach, thawed 2 cups (about 1 pound) ricotta cheese 5 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh-ground black p
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About 200 people gathered on Monday at a private chapel about 20 miles east of Redding to protest what they said has become an oppressive government.
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The family of a 16-year-old boy in the intensive care unit at Mercy Medical Center after a wreck Friday is asking for donations to help pay the boy’s medical expenses.
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I picked up my certified letter this morning from the ex-renter whom I am taking to small claims court for unpaid back rent. What in essence it said was, "I'm proposing to pay you $500 a month in two $250 increments paid by money order, one by the 10th and one by the 25th."This is complicated. Under California l
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Shasta County Superior Court Judge Stephen Baker said Monday he’ll issue a ruling within two weeks on Redding’s request for a court order to shut down some 10 medical marijuana dispensaries that haven’t complied with the city’s recent ban on the businesses.
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SACRAMENTO - The former Bieber postmaster pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to embezzling money from the small Lassen County post office, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
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WILLOWS — A 19-year-old inmate was found dead inside a holding cell at the Glenn County Jail Saturday morning. He was identified as Shasta Lake resident Kenneth William Beck III.
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Did you know that when the new Redding courthouse was built in 1888, all courthouse business ended at the Shasta courthouse and it stood vacant for years? Once the courthouse move was made, many more Shasta businesses packed up and...
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To be sure, it’s a diet my cat would approve of. Every restaurant needs a niche. The sign has been like this for a few months now. Really Redding i
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A 58-year-old Redding woman was killed and three were injured this morning in a head-on wreck on Lake Boulevard near Santa Rosa Way in Redding.
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This blogger commented on Mr. Beauchamp's blog today, but I don't expect him to publish it.While the "Wretched Flashlight", ignore real issues, KQMS was allowing Protective Parent advocates to come on there morning show and try to make all aware of the secret epidemic that is the Family Court system.What bu
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Here’s a home with some horse facilities not far from Lake Shasta. We sort of skimm
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This is a public service announcement. Stay away from family court and local attorneys if there is a child custody issue involved in your case. Regardless of how much faith you have in the evidence against your estranged spouse, or how much  faith you may have in the fact that you are&
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A 6-year-old Redding boy was killed this morning when a fire swept through his family's mobile home west of Redding.
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Here's an odd political twist. Friends of Colonel Pete Stiglich (Colonel Pete) has formally challenged the Siskiyou County Republican Central Committee's recent endorsement of State Senator Doug LaMalfa for congress. According to Colonel Pete, candidate for California's 1st Congressional District,...
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...or the history business? So I wondered after catching their 9:30 a.m. news break this morning which was led by "news" that two teens on a moped were hit by a truck in Keswick on Friday afternoon, a story most...
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Should the federal government subsidize eminent-domain actions in the name of "economic development"? I'd sure as heck say no. The House, I'm informed, is likely to agree. From the Hill: The House on Monday afternoon is expected to approve legislation...
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This is too sad you can’t help but feel sad for the lonely dictators out there.
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Authorities say a man found dead this morning by an ATV in the Buckeye area of north Redding may have succumbed to some sort of health problem.
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An apparent domestic dispute resulted in a stabbing in a downtown Redding hotel Sunday night.
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This was sent to us by Alan Phillips, so very true. Watch for his documentary on this subject, coming soon.Thanks to those who have contacted this blog with their information, to the rest
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A 62-year-old man was arrested this morning on suspicion of interfering with firefighters after he allegedly admitted to starting a dumpster fire in downtown Redding.
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The workweek starts with a slim chance of showers today before rain will move into the area Tuesday afternoon.
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The Ivy B. Horr Medical Education Loan Fund is now accepting applications for 2012.  Loans up to $10,000 are available to students who attended high school in Shasta, Lassen, Tehama, Modoc, Trinity, or Siskiyou counties.  The deadline is March 30, 2012.  To be eligible for this scholarship the student must be engaged in
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The Chico premiere of Green Fire, the new documentary film about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold and his legacy, will be held at the Pageant Theatre on Sunday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, available at the door. This special screening is a benefit for Up the Road, a new nonprofit environmental education and
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When asked what they would like to focus on during a facial, almost all of my clients mention wanting to have “that glow” - that healthy, sexy, radiant afterglow glow.
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Dr. Ron Prinz, the lead investigator on the CDC-sponsored U.S. Triple P System Population Trial will be speaking at a conference for practitioners. Triple P, the Positive Parenting Program, is a scientifically proven parenting program designed for all parents and is available right now in Shasta County. It is a proven progr
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For the second time, the 1078 Art Gallery in Chico celebrates local food and art with Slow Food Shasta Cascade. On exhibit will be local artists' interpretations of the North State's seasonal bounty. Reception: Friday, March 2, 7–10pm. Tastings by local chefs. No host bar with local wine and beer makers. From 7 until 8pm,
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Wait, that wasn't already against the law?
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Congress finally passed the payroll tax cut extension. This bill also extends unemployment benefits and provides continued funding for doctors who treat Medicare patients. This has been hailed as an important act of bipartisanship, a rare event in this Congress.
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More disturbing news stories this week regarding the war in the Middle East.
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It was fun seeing the family that had recently moved to Redding from Libby, Mont., enjoying the springlike weather we've been having. Since I'm originally from Montana, it's my hope that you will check in with them again in July or August.
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Timothy J. Duffy, Redding
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On Feb. 17, I fell and broke may ankle while hill climbing in the Twin View Boulevard/Churn Creek area.
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I like simplistic solutions to major problems. Last fall when our country's military lost a drone over Iran, I proposed equipping the drones with a self-destruct charge.
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A 25-year-old Redding man was killed and a second man was injured Sunday morning in a wreck at the vista point on Shasta Dam Boulevard, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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DAYTONA BEACH — History was made at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, but it wasn't the kind of record NASCAR wanted to set.
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Shasta County supervisors might change the way department heads are managed at a special meeting in downtown Redding scheduled for this afternoon — the same time supporters of a winery chapel plan to gather signatures, nearly 30 miles away.
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Fire burns home in north Redding
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In 1912: Thomas Maupin, an argonaut of the state, died at his home at the Middle Fork of Cottonwood Creek from infirmities coincident with old age. Mr. Maupin was one of the earliest settlers of western Shasta. He was going to be interred in the Tuttle Gulch cemetery where other members of the Maupin family were buried.
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In just 42 days since Bethel Church-backed Advance Redding took over the Redding Civic Auditorium, the nonprofit has won over at least some of the most ardent opponents of the deal.
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Redding firefighters reported tonight they are battling a structure fire in north Redding.
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The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) has selected Trilogy Architecture Urban Design Research as the recipient of a 2011 Beyond Green ™ High Performance Building Award for design of the new Redding School of the Arts. Trilogy, a Redding-based firm headed by James Theim
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(12/7/2011) Thank God for Willie Nelson. That’s all I could think to post as a Facebook comment after watching Willie and his wife Annie voice their support for the Occupy Movement. Willie began: “We stand with humanity, against the insanity. We’re the ones with the n
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(02/10/2012) Among the youth trends I’ve observed in Redding over the past couple of decades include hardcore metal bands and the desperate desire to leave town as soon as possible. But the Shasta County Supervisors are determined to change that trend. They have a new plan for keeping more youth in
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...Maybe not such good news for those worried about privacy and snooping Big Brother. Excerpt from a long AP story, headlined "Pressure builds for civilian drone flights at home," on Yahoo.com: "The aerospace industry forecasts a worldwide deployment of almost...
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A 52-year-old man died Saturday morning in a Lewiston house fire that was likely started by his wood stove, fire officials said.
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office has identified the teenager who died in a moped crash on Friday as 17-year-old Christopher Clements.
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First known as Tamarac. Its land was first used by the Basin Hollow and Millville area ranchers for summer pasture. Settlement began in the late 1860s and early 1870s. The first homesteaders were the Atkins, Bernard, Bledsoe, Boudon, Covey, Dickerson,...
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Reverge Anselmo does. Details of who paid for "hunting excursions" the two men have allegedly taken together since 2003 are among the topics Anselmo and his lawyers will likely raise in three days of depositions beginning Monday on Oregon Street...
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It's expected to be partly sunny and 58 degrees today in Redding, but forecasters say the area's seemingly endless warm spell will let up later this week. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict high temperatures in the 50s and rain for much of the week after today. The low tonight should be 40 deg
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A 25-year-old Redding man was killed and a second man was injured this morning in a wreck at the Vista point on Shasta Dam Boulevard, the California Highway patrol reported.
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 It has been over 25 years since I was an active duty Corpsman, but the brotherhood continues. I am very proud of my brother corpsman and thank you for your service. "That is what we do!"
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I recently came across some wisdom worth rescuing from the musty drawers of the Record Searchlight's archives, as I was researching a speech for the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce's annual gala.
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Times have been tough for the public schools in Shasta County the past few years, with tight state budgets and a shrinking overall population of students painfully ratcheting down the resources available.
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Currently there are 25 school districts in Shasta County, 17 of which have less than 600 students. Each of these districts pays for some form of superintendent and their related staff. The average salary for superintendents in California districts with less than 1,500 students in 2007-2008 was $115,980, according to the Cal
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During ancient times, in many parts of the world, the victim of rape was punished by being stoned to death.
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Wednesday night was the last of 20 Republican presidential debates. Were those debates cruel and unusual punishment, or will they help us cast an even more intelligent votes in November?
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I want to go on record as standing with Glenda Bacon.
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Many times I have seen men who plan to release their caught fish holding them up in the air for a photo.
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It is now possible for the federal government to abandon a wide variety of cruel acts purposely inflicted on animals, much of it by government agents themselves. The Environmental Protection Agency announced last week the official registration of the first contraceptive vaccine for horses in the United States, called ZonaSt
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I've known Gary Chase (letter, Sunday) for many years and I can honestly say that he is a really nice guy. But he has this annoying habit of painting "liberals" as (in his own words) "flaming," while he refers to conservatives, such as himself as "compassionate."
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We, the residents of Shasta Lake, are getting a utility rate increase. Are we happy? Not me.
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The Supreme Court last week agreed to hear arguments challenging Texas policies that promote the admission of minorities to the state's universities. A white student contends she was denied admission under the rules.
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I just want to praise the North State Symphony and say how happy I am that they are such a huge part of Redding's cultural life.
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I have an obnoxious neighbor who parks everything he has ever owned that doesn't work out behind his house in plain view of my property.
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Are north state Republican congressman Wally Herger and Doug LaMalfa, whom Herger has endorsed to succeed him, on the same page when it comes to government subsidies?
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We don't step into the night as often as we used to. We've learned that staying home with our cats allows for a clear head in the morning. But exceptions do occur every now and again. Such was the case recently.
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As more people "go green," industries are scrambling to meet the increasing demand for quality, eco-friendly products. The 3 R's — Reduce, Reuse, Recycle — are becoming familiar watchwords to both manufacturers and consumers.
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These days, you need a wireless network to take full advantage of high-speed Internet, streaming TV, handheld electronics, gaming systems and even some appliances. But most users have no real understanding of how a wireless network works or what to do when it drops a connection.
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It's always a pleasant surprise when my children share a profound statement or observation. These small insights give me a glimpse into their hearts and minds and a hint of who they are becoming.
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Peter and Fern Bach
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Note to readers: This week's column is written by Heather Neal
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Many believe that their biggest asset is their home, but for most of us our biggest asset is the ability to work and earn income.
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Mitt Romney is in the proverbial doghouse with some dog lovers.
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Dear Straight Talk: I am in a long-distance relationship and see my boyfriend every couple weeks if I'm lucky. February break is coming up and I want to stay at his house. We're both 15 with crazy hormones, but I still want to visit him, even if it means staying in a hotel or his sister's room. His dad is OK wit
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West Valley's Austin Lobsinger grabbed his second straight section title while Shasta's Matt Smull and Foothill's Dallas Poston can both finally etch their names as Northern Section champions.
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Noel Azevedo and Dustin Schnaible
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Sarah Harvey and Michael "Ryan" Rafferty
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If you haven't met Sheriff Bo Tully who tries to keep the peace and some sort of order in Blight County, Idaho, you haven't enjoyed a good laugh and a head-shaking nod of recognition.
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Cottonwood has a brand new kind of championship banner.
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The Shasta College baseball team split a doubleheader with Napa College at home on Saturday afternoon. The Knights lost the opener, 13-7, and won the final game 8-4.
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Not only is life unfair, but apparently sports are too.
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REDDING GIRLS SOFTBALL LEAGUE
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Q: I had a good waterfowl season and gave many ducks to friends who wanted to try duck. I also shared some duck jerky with them and they loved it. Now they all want some jerky or sausage, too. I called the butcher and found out they require 25 pounds of meat to make a batch of sausage. I weighed my possession limit and it d
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The Redding Missfit Bandits U-17 girls soccer team continued their dominance of Northern California soccer by winning the Shasta Winter Classic soccer tournament this past weekend at the Redding Soccer Complex.
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Dear Babe: I have a baseball from the 1960s San Francisco Giants. I can't make out all the names on the ball. Some of the names are Willie Mays, Jim Hart, Jim Davenport, Frank Linzy, Herman Franks, Gaylord Perry, Frank Johnson, Jack Hiatt and a very faded Willie McCovey, among others.— Bart Nickens, AndersonBased
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Redding police arrested a man who they said had about 20 grams of methamphetamine and a glass pipe while loitering around parked cars at 2:50 a.m. Saturday.
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Never hurt a girl. Boys are taught the adage from an early age to mold them into respectful men.
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Monty, you recently responded to a question regarding the possibility of someone's registration not being current, or a fraudulent use on an incorrect vehicle.
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A looming April 1 deadline for submission of a plan to save Castle Crags State Park is spurring more concerned citizens to get involved, despite the fact that prospects for keeping the park open past a planned shutdown July 1 appear murky at best.
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Members of the Shasta Trinity Fly Fishers and Shasta Mayflies once again will sponsor six youths for a weeklong fly-fishing camp this summer.
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In 1912: The traffic department of the Southern Pacific Co. prepared 10,000 postal cards that depicted four different scenes of agricultural development in Shasta County. The cards would be distributed for free to residents of Redding and Shasta County.
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Backers of vintner Reverge Anselmo and his attempt to build a private chapel at his winery will rally there Monday in an effort to support Anselmo and gather more signatures urging county supervisors to re-examine what protesters say is an overly restrictive Resource Management Department.
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A federal fisheries agency has plans to spend $3.6 billion over the next 25 years to save coho salmon from extinction in northwest California and southwest Oregon.
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For Mikalia Shing, the best part of Saturday was being a zombie.
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Taylor Wolsey's favorite part of a Saturday spent learning about math and science was breaking eggs.
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A taped-up bottle in a gutter at a home led to Red Bluff Police officers to call for the Shasta County Sheriff bomb squad Saturday morning.
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I just got back from picking up my mail in the post office box. There was a notice that I have a certified letter waiting, which I am unable to pick up because there is no window service on Saturday. When I looked at the notice, it said the sender was my ex-renter, who I am taking to small claims court for back payment of r
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This huge wooden paddle-type waterwheel ran a generator that furnished electric lights and power for Redding. It was located in a natural waterway on the south side of a small Sacramento River island giving it the name The Wheel Ditch....
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IMPORTANT NOTE: We need to have the Race Fees ($25) and Pad Rent ($175) paid by Mar 1st. Pad Rent had a slight increase. Both must be paid by Mar 17. If pad rent is not paid by this date, it could go to another person on the waiting list. See how the
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For the president of the state Fish and Game Commission, it might turn out to be. The Mercury-News reports that 40 state Assembly members --- Democrats all --- are calling on Dan Richards to resign. If he doesn't, a majority...
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Police say they caught a man with around 20 grams of meth and a pipe after he was loitering around a group of parked cars at 2:50 a.m. today.
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Police say they caught a man with around 20 grams of meth and a pipe after he was loitering around a group of parked cars at 2:50 a.m. today.
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The National Weather Service is predicting a wet week, with a small chance for rain during the weekend nights. Today will be sunny with highs reaching 58 and a calm north wind blowing about 7 mph. At night, temperatures will cool off to around 32, with a northwest wind around 9 mph and a 20 percent chance for rain. Sund
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Overheated about gas prices? Look no further than oil refinery production in the U.S. But it might not be what you think. This Business Week article points out that a number of refineries have shu
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Here’s a 1977 built 2,125 sqft 3/2 on a half acre in north Cottonwood. Better than half-off.
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March in the garden is both maddening and full of spring’s mirth. Even with our terribly low winter precipitation thus far, the garden and countryside are moving along – unfolding in flower, fruit and seed. We’re lucky that our relatively mild climate allows us to plant flowers, fruits and vegetables from seed almost
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The Shasta County Regional Transportation Planning Agency will meet Tuesday to consider a plan for independence from county support.
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The mines that once let Shasta brag of being the Queen city of the North are long since played out, but there's still gold to be found up in these parts.
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The three reasons I want to be cremated: I'm cheap, have no desire to leave a footprint behind and want to get back to the elements ASAP.
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I just wanted to say thank you to Dottie Smith for providing the most insightful and descriptive information on Shasta County that I have been able to find anywhere.
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Every lover of the "wild wolf syndrome" should see the movie "The Grey" and try to understand what the wolf really is. He is a killer by instinct and that is what he does to survive.
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It's time to figure out my taxes again and I'm ticked off. Our schools have no funding, our state parks are closing, the infrastructure of our country is rusting and our "safety net" has more holes than a sieve because our government is supposedly "broke."
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My heart was very grieved when I read Jack Schreder's letter (Sunday) concerning the Latieze family gift of their property. Have we no honor, character, honesty? A promise was made in accepting the gift, but "our fingers were crossed."
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The Latieze property issue is so much like the current water issues, the former unilateral decision to furlough government workers, and the dictates of our president.
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The top seeds in every weight class advanced through the first two rounds of the Northern Section Masters prep wrestling championships at the Redding Civic Auditorium on Friday.
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The Patriots keep cruising along.
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The No. 3 Redding Christian boys basketball team lost a heartbreaker in the Northern Section Division VI quarterfinals at home in Palo Cedro on Friday night, falling to sixth-seeded Dunsmuir 63-58 in overtime.
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SHASTA LAKE — The Carlos and Christian show was in rare form on Friday night.
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The Shasta Wolves have a chance to win their first Northern Section boys basketball title in more than a decade.
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Highway Patrol Sgt. Bill Boyes (left) and Commercial Officer Steve Joiner investigate a semitrailer accident that closed Highway 44 between Inwood and Shingletown for several hours Friday morning.
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California's Department of Education has notified six north state school districts that their projected budgets could fall too low, edging them closer to being taken over by another agency, including the state.
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Avanti Travel in Redding is partnering with Viking River Cruises and Oceania Cruises for an informative evening about small ship ocean and river cruising.
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There are some things a report card just doesn't cover.
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A pair of two-term Trinity County supervisors, Roger Jaegel and Wendy Otto, won't be running for re-election.
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In 1912: A $500 electrical, self-registering sun, wind and rain gauge resembling those used by government weather observers, but on a smaller scale, was being installed on the roof of the Masonic Temple by the Mammoth Copper Co. of Kennett. Company officials wanted the instrument to keep an accurate account of atmospheric c
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One Redding teenager was killed and another is in critical condition after they ran a stop sign and collided with a pickup truck Friday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Probe not related, says hospital chief
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Power lines were reported down in two areas in Shasta County on Friday evening.
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A half-hour, 100-mph chase ended abruptly tonight after the driver of the fleeing car stopped in the middle of Whiskey Creek Road off Highway 299.
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A friend forwarded this online job post: View 202 a dynamic restaurant concept is hiring for all positions. View 202 Staff are hospitable, intense and professional. An attention to the finer points is a must because every detail contributes to...
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Shasta Regional Medical Center’s CEO says the departure of his parent company’s top manager on Thursday wasn’t because of an ongoing investigation into the chain’s billing practices.
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A pickup truck collided with two teens on a moped this afternoon in the town of Keswick northwest of Redding, killing one of the riders, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Parasitic and partially parasitic plants are an interesting -- and often freakish -- plants. Unable to produce what they need to survive, they tap into other plants or fungi to get what they need. The plants are fun to see because of their unusual forms and colors.
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Starting seeds indoors to get a head start on the summer vegetable garden has its rewards, but there's a lot of work involved.
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I have a small garden space and would like to grow those vegetables that would best sustain my family -- rich in calories and protein. What are good choices?
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That she'll meet her financial goal by the end of the day, allowing her to keep the cafe open. The place was busy this morning when I dropped by the breakfast, a steady stream of customers kept Lancaster and...
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has a strategy for storing sweaters if you are faced with limited drawer or shelf space.
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Hold off on pruning citrus trees until the end of April or May when there is no longer a threat of frost. Pruning too early encourages tender new growth that would be susceptible to damage in a freeze. The north state often gets late frosts (April 15 is considered the typical last-frost date). Source: Wyntour Gardens
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The Psychological Effects of AbortionDeacon Patrick Kearns, RN-BC Board Certified Psychiatry / Mental Health      The topic of abortion has been a controversial issue for over 40 years and continues to create debate amongst political, academic, and religious grou
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 31 degrees Skies: Clear 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: Machine groomed Trails: 19 open, 12 groomed Roads: Open, plowed and
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Austrian downhill coaster is nevertheless terrifying.” The coaster located Mieders, Austria, starts at the top of a mountain, reachable by a cable car. It’s pretty simple: single pipe, single person, single giant sloping, winding hill. But throw hundreds of pine trees whizzing past you on tight [...]
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Highway 44 was closed east of Redding this morning for several hours after a big rig hauling a load of smashed cars, including a crushed passenger bus, overturned west of Shingletown.
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Adrienne Pedersen’s live report on rising gas prices for WFLA in Tampa, Florida, was a smash hit. As the reporter was broadcasting her story in front of the camera, a taxicab and a compact car collided in the background with a bone-crunching impact. The crash sent both cars spinning toward the [...]
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Obviously this video was shot in Anderson,Ca but I am surprised it’s pushing 2 million hits already!
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Lex Reddy, president and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services, stepped down Thursday, the day before officials were scheduled to address lawmakers regarding complaints about the firm's billing practices.
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February may end with a bit of wet weather, but it doesn't appear to be the kind of soaking the north state needs to get out of one of the driest winters in recent memory. The National Weather Service says today is going to be sunny with a high near 71. There's a 40 percent chance of rain tonight mainly after 10 p.m. The we
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Decent homes in this price range have been selling fast. This one looks better than decent.
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I got some bad news recently, which actually turned out to be one of the best things that's happened to me in a long time. My doctor (actually my physician's assistant) said, "You're not gonna like me very much." And then she told me I was obese. Okay, that's not fair to her. What she [...]
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COTTONWOOD — Leave it to the Eagles’ senior captain to lead the top-seeded West Valley girls basketball team to a playoff victory.
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What's the only thing Democrats in the California Legislature hate more than obstructionism by the Party of No?
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Anyone who has worked at the White House is keenly aware of two gaps.
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Last Friday, the Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement (BNE) and Bureau of Investigations and Intelligence (BII) were eliminated from the California Department of Justice by Governor and former Attorney General Jerry Brown and current Attorney General Kamala Harris. Although both will put the blame elsewhere, the elimination of th
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Since the payroll deduction for Social Security is not a tax, President Obama's payroll tax cut cannot be a tax cut.
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