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April 4th, 2012

The Redding Macintosh Users Group offers weekly beginner and advanced classes in Macintosh programs at the Frontier Senior Center, 2081 Frontier Trail, Anderson. Donations from attendees pay for use of the room.
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As we age, our skin becomes more fragile. It is not uncommon to have thin skin that tears easily.
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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time for families and communities to come together to prevent the maltreatment of children. In 2010, national statistics show an estimated 695,000 children were victims of abuse; 1,560 children died as a result of abuse or neglect.
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This week's exercise, the Barbell Military Press, will improve your strength while lifting objects overhead.
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Get facts about vaccinations
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Question: How can I rid my yard of the stinkhorn fungus?
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Earlier this week, I chided President Obama for his remarks on the Supreme Court and the role of "unelected" judges. The president, wisely, has since chosen to clarify his statement and express his (correct) view that courts should be hesitant to overturn acts of Congress in a much more appropriate way.
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Albert Sanchez was just 18 years old, barely an adult in the eyes of the law, when he and two younger teenage friends decided on a spring day three years ago to rough up a bum in one of the transient camps in the woods off Lake Boulevard.
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A man was sentenced to four years in state prison for choking his girlfriend after he pleaded guilty to felony domestic battery with injury.
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A Redding man with a history of running away from law enforcement was sentenced today to 10 years in prison, prosecutors with the Shasta County district attorney's office said.
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Are Californians begging the state to save them from their own sugar-jonesing appetites? That's how I read the Field Poll's results....
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Get in the Scene!
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California Crab Dip
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This home seems to offer a lot for the money. A rural area not far from town and Lake Keswick.
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A single lane of southbound Interstate 5 near Deschutes Road in Anderson was blocked for nearly an hour this morning after a car flipped onto its roof, sending a boy to the hospital with minor injuries.
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ScienceDaily has a fascinating rundown of a UC Berkeley study on how the West could most effectively -- and cost-effectively -- cut the CO2 emissions of its power grid. The least expensive way for the Western U.S. to reduce greenhouse...
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Red Bluff police are searching for three men involved in an armed robbery at a jewelry story this morning.
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One of two Weaverville men arrested last week on suspicion of operating a large, indoor commercial marijuana growing operations is a board member of the Trinity Alps Unified School District.
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This guy is so nuts how does he do it?!
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Friday is the first Friday of the month making it the BIG $25 gift certificate day. And the prize is a $25 gift certificate from world famous Jack's Grill on California Street (thank you Jack's Grill!). I have the mystery...
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OK, ready? The first image is a PENCIL… the second image is a VEIN… so, Pencil + Vein + Jah = Pencil-vein-jah. It’s where Philadorphia is… you know, the home of Jeezcakes and the Doomstown Stealers… come on, throw me a bone here…Filed under: Thoughts & Musings
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This video has everything and then some.
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This non-story and the global nerve it apparently touched, including a panel of women overnight on BBC radio, is one reason why Britain's Daily Mail is reputedly the world's most popular "news" web site....
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It appears that Johnathan Frakes like to lean a lot. Perhaps he should get that checked out.*Note* You must click on the picture to view it as a gif and get the full effect of the Riker Lean.
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I am going to venture a guess and say that these trucks and trailers were unloaded. This footage was taken from the tornadoes that hit Dallas yesterday and destroyed equipment at the Schneider Transportation yard.
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I never get tired of Fly By videos.
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Don’t put the umbrella away yet. Gray skies continue today. The National Weather Service says there is a 30 percent chance of showers this morning. The day will be mostly cloudy with a temperature high of 53 degrees. In the evening it will be mostly cloudy, with temperatures dipping to 34 degrees. Sunshine returns Thursda
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Shasta Land Trust (SLT) and its partners proudly announce an agreement has been signed to purchase a railroad right-of-way between McCloud (in Siskiyou County) and Burney (in Shasta County), a property known as the McCloud Railway. The agreement, signed by SLT and the property’s owner, 4 Rails, Inc, will ultimately lead t
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The Enterprise High baseball team shut out Temecula Prep of Winchester 12-0 in the Lions Tournament in San Diego on Tuesday.
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As an assemblyman and state senator for more than a decade, Sam Aanestad built a record as a man who stuck by his principles and — rare in Sacramento — could even do math, recognizing upside-down budgets and long-term financial debacles that other politicians blithely ignored.
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A long-standing legal charade was played out again recently, when Federal Express paid $3 million to settle an employment discrimination case brought by the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Hope. Such a strong word. Like "love," "joy" or "pride," it brings out such strong feelings in each of us.
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When I first read "Fire fee is fair for homeowners" (letter, Friday), I was outraged. After mulling it over for a while, I changed my mind. I think maybe you are right, those of us living in the country should have to pay twice for our fire protection by paying taxes and the additional $150 per year. I mean, really,
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The $150 fire fee singling out rural property owners is not fair, but also not constitutional. We already pay a fire fee on our property taxes, as do most rural property owners, and do not want any additional fee/tax imposed on us.
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A 26-year-old Redding woman accused of murder in the 2010 death of a Sacramento man she had been dating could see her case go to a Shasta County Superior Court jury as early as today.
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Former Shasta High School quarterback Ricky Ray will be inducted into the Sacramento State Athletic Hall of Fame on April 14.
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A woman killed Monday night in a three-vehicle traffic wreck on Victor Avenue at Marlene Avenue in Redding was identified Tuesday as Delia Quoshena, 60, of Redding.
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Bernie's Guitar, a longtime staple in Redding's music scene, closed last week, owner Bernie Baker said Tuesday.
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In 1912: Residents of Anderson and vicinity were looking forward to perhaps the best fruit season on record. Fruit growers were optimistic, providing no frosts or heavy beating rains prevailed in the next two or three weeks.
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At the prep baseball midpoint, there is no clear favorite for this year's R-S.V.P.
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Shasta grad to join Tigers' class-A club
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Eagle watchers finally got a glimpse of the baby eagles nesting near the Highway 44 bridge over the Sacramento River in Redding.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County is looking for a consultant to refine how an inmate work farm would ease the demands of last year's public safety realignment.
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More than a dozen Redding employees will receive a 5 percent pay raise starting this month.
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A Shasta County jury began deliberations late Tuesday afternoon in the first-degree murder trial of a 21-year-old Redding man accused of beating a homeless man to death three years ago.
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CHICO — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul urged a large crowd at Chico State University on Tuesday evening not to give up on "the idea of liberty."
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A coalition of commercial fishing groups, environmentalists and the Karuk Indian tribe are suing the state in an effort to prevent it from enacting new regulations on using suction dredging to mine for gold.
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CHICO — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul told 3,000 or more listeners at Chico State University this evening that the idea of freedom cannot be stopped.
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Booth space is still available for Cottonwood Creek Equestrian Center's 7th annual tack swap on Saturday.
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Authorities are searching for a 63-year-old man who suffers from memory loss and other medical issues after he was reported missing Monday.
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It comes from the one and only Dumb Plumber, in response to today's editorial: "But what's the point of hanging on doggedly to a piece of land that, realistically, has no future in the city's hands except as a weedy...
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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 in February was found today to be mentally competent to stand trial.
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Funny the rumors one hears about our officially nonpartisan county races. Talking politics last night with Patrick Jones, a candidate for Shasta County Board of Supervisors in District 3, he mentioned the curiosity of Republican Assemblyman Jim Nielsen endorsing Pam...
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All lanes are open on Interstate 5 at the Pit River Bridge about 15 minutes after a disabled motorhome blocked the no. 2 lane.
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The family of an Oregon woman killed in a 2009 wreck on Interstate 5 in Redding has been awarded a nearly $2.9 million settlement by a Sacramento County jury, according to the Sacramento Bee.
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Students from University Preparatory High School (U-Prep) and Shasta High School passed their four-way test with flying colors!
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Two local bowhunters with an innovative hunting product are working hard to get national distribution.
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An Exciting, Fast Paced Race against the Clock for Horses - Cowboys - Cowgirls. Obstacles & Horsemanship are judged $1,000 Guaranteed cash payout, plus awards and prizes
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CARS-California Auto Repair and Smog was privileged to work with the Boy Scouts at their last Merit Badge Pow Wow and will be teaching the Automotive Maintenance Merit Badge again at the April event. Pictured is Mark Martin, service manager of CARS, instructing the Scouts on the importance of automotive maintenance, the var
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She makes it so easy. This is for all my friends in and around the City of Shasta Lake… Filed under: Thoughts & Musings
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Enoch and Eileen McPherson celebrate 70 years of marriage with their family on March 31st with a dinner at Nellos. Their son, Ron, and his wife are longtime residents of Redding and had encouraged them to live in Redding so that they could spend their golden years enjoying all that Redding has to offer. Their daughter, Ke
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Red Bluff police say a 25-year-old woman had a 12-year-old girl steal her neighbor's lawn ornaments so she could put them on her own yard.
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Shasta Wildlife Rescue's annual Open House/Baby Shower has new things added this year for the whole family!
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RON PAUL will be in Chico Tuesday April 3rd for a rally at CSU Chico - register early for free seating voucher
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Westside Performing Arts Company (WPAC) has announced auditons for two musical theatre productions they will be performing this Summer.
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Red Bluff, California — April 2, 2012: Rolling Hills Clinic is celebrating National Public Health Week by promoting the importance of dental care, including orthodontics in overall health. The clinic has an orthodontic program for youth who otherwise would not be able to afford it thanks to a generous grant from Jim and
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Tehama County Supervisor Bob Williams' campaign for Assembly is touting the results of a new survey it commissioned, which found that likely voters in the district weren't much inclined to re-elect Logue. Further and more pointedly, it mentioned Logue's moves...
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From the Red Bluff Sentinel, 7-27-1872: The railroad bridge at Clear Creek is finished and cars will be running to Redding in a week. A sale of town lots is advertised to take place in Redding on the 3rd of...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. For more information, contact WON online at www.wonews.com, subscribe at wonsubs.com, or call 800-290-2929. SACRAMENTO RIVER, Colusa — The river was high and muddy through the weekend, but anglers able to find sheltered spots out of the main flow were catching a few sturgeon.
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Voices of Faith — What is your opinion of faith healing — in any form?
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Deputies arrested two Weaverville men last week on suspicion of operating a large, indoor commercial pot growing operation.
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It was $499,500 last time it sold. Dropped from nearly half a million bucks, to less than a quarter million. But it is on 40 acres. The listing says
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North state counties are at the bottom of the list of the state's most physically unhealthy counties while those living in the state's most affluent regions are the healthiest, according to a report released this week.
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After the first sunny, dry spring day in a long while, rain is again in Redding's future. The National Weather Service says there's a 20 percent chance of rain during the day today. High temperatures should climb to 64 degrees. Clouds will increasingly form through the day, leading way to rain tonight, though less than 1/
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I've always found Sam Aanestad to be a man of intelligence and principle, but the stuff he unleashed at tonight's congressional debate, sponsored by the Redding Tea Party, might make me have to reconsider. During a discussion of energy policy,...
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You buy a house down the block from where the city intends to build a park. You wait so long for the swings and monkey bars that the kids are grown and gone before anything changes. Then the city decides to sell the land.
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Amid the euphoria that erupted in much of California when a group led by former basketball great Earvin "Magic" Johnson and financier Mark Walter spent more than $2 billion to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team and its stadium last week, one question led to some consternation.
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Since the official rainfall totals are measured at Redding Municipal Airport, there's a big disparity between the official rainfall numbers and the actual amounts that do fall.
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I see our government is once again planning for the taxpayers' future. The proposed 100-year quarry plan on the land between Shasta Lake and Mountain Gate would be, if approved, an environmental disaster for all the surrounding communities. It is outrageous that this potential disaster is even being considered.
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In response to Ruth Olson's letter regarding the fire fee: Please look up the facts. This fee does not provide any more fire services for the homeowners of the affected areas.
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The Saturday Costco article was based on hearsay from Kurt Starman, with no comment from the property owner Don Levenson or Costco Chairman Jeff Brotman.
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The Intermountain area might be added to Shasta County's Redding-centered enterprise zone in an effort to bring more jobs to the remote enclave.
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Doug LaMalfa found himself on the defensive Monday night about the millions of dollars his family has received in federal farm subsidies over the years.
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Arapaho Rose Alpacas will host its free Alpaca Open Farm Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 14 at 10702 Arapaho Drive, Redding.
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Redding financial adviser and Record Searchlight columnist Vincent D'Amato died Saturday at home. He was 62.
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In 1912: Local drug firms were awarding two cars to county patrons who would receive them absolutely free. The first machine to go was the $1,500 five-passenger, four-door model Krit given away by the Powell Pharmacy. The second car was a $1,500 five-passenger Howard touring car given away by the Bryant Pharmacy.
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The reservoir is filling nicely.Yesterday, we came up two feet. And that's a huge amount of water."
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SHASTA LAKE — Councilwoman Dolores Lucero is trying to call a special City Council meeting Thursday, although state law clearly prevents her from doing so.
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Spring break has arrived and that means one thing for prep baseball: tournament time.
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At least one person was killed Monday night in a three-vehicle traffic wreck on Victor Avenue at Marlene Avenue in Redding, officials said.
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The softball season is entering the midway point this week, creating an opportunity to see where players match up so far this year.
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61-year-old woman was killed Monday night in a three-vehicle traffic wreck on Victor Avenue at Marlene Avenue in Redding, officials said.
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The Foothill High baseball team beat North High of Bakersfield 13-1 to open the Fresno Easter Classic on Monday.
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CHICO —Presidential candidate Ron Paul is scheduled to speak at Chico State University today.
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Shasta Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation is opening registration for its 12th annual Run for the Wild, which will be followed by an open house.
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At least one person was killed this evening in a three-vehicle traffic wreck on Victor Avenue at Marlene Avenue in Redding, officials said.
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Members of the Community Choir sing for enjoyment and to perform.
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A jury summons is not something most people are thrilled to find in the mail.
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Pork Tenderloin
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Easy Raviolis
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SHASTA LAKE — Councilwoman Dolores Lucero is trying to call a special City Council meeting Thursday, though state law clearly prevents her from doing so.
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The news doesn't really strike me as a surprise. I never could understand the argument that because the U.S. Constitution permits affirmative action in college admissions, the state of California was obligated to use it. And even so, given California's...
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Two men were rescued Monday morning, about six hours after their pickup plunged 40 feet down an embankment off Highway 299.
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The California Highway Patrol is reporting a traffic collision this afternoon on the eastbound lanes of Highway 44, near I-5.
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$500 REWARD As a loving tribute to Dr. Gene Clark, founder of the Horsetown-Clear Creek Preserve, an anonymous donor has generously donated $500 to be given to the person who can provide a genuine photograph of the town of Horsetown....
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Too bad they spelled his name wrong on his gravemarker. It is not Klein, it is Cline. George carried the mail and other items such as tax money between Burgettville, now Glenburn, and Shasta. His job was dangerous at times,...
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I hate to bear bad news, but April is here. If you haven’t already tried electronic filing your tax returns, it doesn’t take a Nerd to tell you it’s the way to go. With so many choices that offer roughly the same service, how’s a tax e-filer to choose? I suffered the headache to check [...]
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A 24-year-old man is facing multiples charges after leading a sheriff’s deputy on a car and foot chase Friday night.
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Two Redding college students who went missing last week while hiking in Kings Range with a Berkeley friend were found safe by searchers Saturday.
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Redding’s open-backyard-burning season is here, meaning it’s time for a refresher on where to go for permits and what rules to follow when clearing debris 100 feet around your home.
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A traffic stop late Sunday night in Shasta Lake ended with a 33-year-old man in custody on a stolen property charge.
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The former manager of the Lassen Pines Mutual Water Co. in Shingletown pleaded no contest this morning in Shasta County Superior Court to embezzlement and perjury charges, a prosecutor said.
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Creamy Chicken Enchiladas
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CHICO — Presidential candidate Ron Paul is scheduled to speak at Chico State University Tuesday evening.
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Sage, Mushroom, & Olive Chicken
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Nona's Pork Stew
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Some real estate markets are reporting that home buyers are having to pay more than asking price to get the home they desire, as the supply of for-sale homes has shrunk, Bloomberg News reports. Bidding wars were a common part …
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Arnetta's Lamb Curry
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The good folks of Palo Cedro have been busy raising funds for their community park, which is under construction. Saturday, they had a wine tasting and auction event at the lovely Gaia Hotel. Everyone enjoyed the dazzling wine-food pairings, set to music by the one of the northstate’s true gems, The Pat Karch Trio.
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Here’s a trailer for a documentary I hope to see in full. It seems the Tiny House movement is gaining momentum. “”TINY” is a short documentary film by Merete Mueller and Christopher Smith, about one man’s attempt to build a Tiny House in the mountains of Colorado.” C
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Once listed for $429K. Easily, one of the most intriguing FDotD homes we’ve ever published. So only one photo is supplied. That’s it. Its located on 1.7 acres
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Looks like the tow truck driver bailed out of his truck at the last second before the whole truck went over the cliff.
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A Red Bluff woman was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of drug charges after Tehama County sheriff’s deputies stopped her vehicle for an expired registration on S. Jackson Street and Kimball Road.
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I don’t think cars normally explode and burst into flames like this.
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I guess the water was a lot more shallow than he thought.
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Shasta Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation is opening registration for its 12th annual Run for the Wild, which will be followed by an open house.
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Cat: 1 Bat: 0 Click on the picture to view the gif.
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I hope to someday have an entire man cave with a Star Wars theme. Then I could fill it with art like this.
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This is too hilarious. Is this what I sound and look like when i drink too much?
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Excerpts from Steve Chapman, a favorite columnist, at Reason: "The doomsayers also assume that someone shrewd, unthreatening and adaptable enough to become the first black president would, at the age of 51, metamorphose into Huey Newton. It's about as plausible...
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Today will be mostly sunny and warm with a high near 71 degrees. Temperatures should drop to 47 degrees and become cloudy tonight with south wind at 5 mph becoming calm. On Tuesday sprinkles could return. There is a slight chance of rain after 11 a.m. Otherwise it will be partly sunny with a high near 67 degrees. Tuesday e
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EHS Music Boosters will be holding their Spring Drive-thru Tri-Tip Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, April 14th, 2012 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm in North Parking lot at EHS! (Rain or shine). The dinner includes a hearty portion of Tri-Tip, BBQ Beans, Salad and warm bread. You will be delighted at the quality and will come back [...
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On Saturday, April 7, 2012, 5 Windows Gallery will celebrate the opening of this month’s featured exhibit, “Contemporaries” which focuses on the adventurous contemporary works being created by an eclectic selection of regional artists. Contemporary art is art that arises from our times and is occurring now. It is work
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Exposed! Now there’s a loaded term and yup, we’ve all felt it from time to time.  There are all levels of exposure. But in reality, have you ever felt that you had no defenses behind which to hide? That pretty much covers the term. Apply it to any type of “exposed.” Financial, emotional, physical. It works [...]
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For the long-term health of the north state's economy and the well-being of the people who live here, a rail line serving eastern Shasta County would be far better than a nature trail, however epic its views. Our region needs a solid job base more than it needs one more place to hike.
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Lawsuits challenging the Affordable Care Act are now in the Supreme Court. The statute being challenged does not establish universal health care but is intended as a major step in that direction.
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I read with interest the March 28 letter from Steve Woodrum opining against the establishment of a state-sanctioned church. My question is this: Who besides yourself, Mr. Woodrum, is suggesting such an asinine establishment?
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Jerry Delemos has a lot to say about women's health and how contraception is a big part of that. Let's look at women's health: Is pregnancy unhealthy? To a very small portion of women it is. Are sexually transmitted diseases unhealthy? To all women this is true.
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Bill McPherson, legislating biblical principles would be a violation of the separation of church and state.
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Relative to the gas price story published on Friday, which says, "Public not sure on where to point finger" by John Rogers of The Associated Press, the answer is very simple. If you voted for Obama, look into a mirror and point!
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I sure wish I had played prep sports during the YouTube generation.
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Shasta College's Jazmin Porter earned two first-place finishes and Abbrienna Reyna took another first Saturday to lead the Knights' track and field squads at the American River Invitational in Sacramento.
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After her first full varsity season, Aubrey Mendonca understands what it takes to be a leader.
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This year's All R-S girls team features four returners from last season, three freshmen and two promotions from honorable mention.
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In 1912: The American rag dance, that was the rage from Fall River Mills to Borneo, strayed into local Elkdom and got the conservative and the progressive members of the committee on entertainment into a pretty tangle, along with involving some others who have had their say.
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He knows his efforts might be futile. But Ken Strathman, a construction worker with a quiet demeanor, has no plans to abandon his 17-year feud with Redding City Hall over a neighborhood lot that has fallen almost completely off park planners' radar.
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Anderson Chamber of Commerce officials presented numerous community service awards at its 35th annual dinner Saturday at Win-River Casino in Redding.
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A Redding woman allegedly broke into an Anderson home Sunday afternoon and tried to kidnap a 3-year-old child.
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A 37-year-old man died early Saturday morning when his Toyota 4-Runner went off Highway 96 as he drove from Happy Camp to his home in Seiad Valley, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Interesting news from the California Water Blog: Recent budget shortfalls have led the State to replace several departments with an automated computer program. The simple program takes all public and bureaucratic requests, inquiries, and input, consults an immense database of...
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Look at the stone facade on this one. We recall the homeowner doing the unique masonry work.
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The "Save the Date" reminder, just received, for the May 3rd "Save Old Shasta State Historic Park premier fundraiser" (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.), sponsored by Redding Bank of Commerce and the Shasta Historical Society. Flyer looks like the work of...
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Redding's gray and wet spell will make way for sunny skies and a high of 59 degrees today. The low tonight should drop to 39 degrees. Expect even more springlike weather on Monday, with sunny skies and a high of 68 degrees. Tuesday should be in the 60s as well, but expect slightly cooler conditions on Wednesday with a hi
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"The Wimpy Recovery." That was the title of a recent Time magazine cover story that diagnosed the true strength of this economic rebound.
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Tie game. Final inning. Bases loaded.
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California is, by reputation, a place where we make our own reality. Sometimes it even works. Some basic facts, though, are stubbornly immune to the most die-hard optimism, such as this one: California doesn't have enough water flowing in its rivers to keep all the promises the state has made for it.
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The punditry-sphere has been all abuzz about the smash hit movie "The Hunger Games," which opened last weekend and broke records as the highest-grossing non-sequel movie of all time. If you said, "Hunger what?" it means you don't have a young adult in the house. Otherwise you either forbade your kids to
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I am a consumer of mental health and there are two doctors for Shasta County. The doctors are overwhelmed with patients, and I feel bad for them. Also the doctors are so busy that there is no way they can take care of the whole county. I've seen their frustrations myself. The case managers are also overwhelmed. They hav
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I enjoyed reading Michael Rennekamp's "Speak Your Piece" and I agree with his analysis. Ultimately we must find alternatives to oil, and if that can be done with a new, clean and economically viable alternative, then we all will benefit.
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No matter the outcome of the Supreme Court's decision on the individual mandate to buy health insurance, the Affordable Care Act remains flawed because it will leave at least 26 million people uninsured and does nothing to reduce health care costs. We need publicly funded universal health care — we need single-pay
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I was always taught to respect this country and the office of the president of the United States, leader of the free world, elected by the people of this great country. I vote as an independent, because I believe in choosing the best man or woman who I feel loves this country as much as I do, and has all the people's in
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I would like to know why CHP officer Gerald "Gary" Harris had a cache of homemade explosives at his home in Anderson about a month ago and was not arrested until one and a half weeks later after his neighbors had to be taken off their property while the bomb squad demolished these bombs.
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In 2008, we, the children of Violet Horrocks, found ourselves unable to provide the care Mom needed and deserved.
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In one paragraph, we are told that the wreck that closed eastbound Highway 44 was caused by the weather. In a later paragraph, we are told that in bad weather we should increase distance between vehicles. Why bother? If the weather caused the accident, distance wouldn't matter. What gets the blame for rear-enders when t
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This letter is to Tyler Yarnell. You got me, Tyler, outside of Kmart. I was picking up my granddaughter's birthday layaway.
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Throughout the past few months surrounding the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, we have heard media organizations constantly denounce Mitt Romney as the ultimate "flip-flopper." CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, ABC — all at one point or another have attacked him for his wishy-washy stances that seem to change whe
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I read the article about homelessness, and as usual there was no help. I am one of many uncounted, living with a friend, and would like to tell you about my neglect.
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Like other kids, I get mail, usually enough to keep me in touch with old friends and new ideas worth writing about.
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My husband, Travis, and I have found disciplining our children to be a tricky business. There is not a one-size-fits-all approach or else every parent would be doing it right.
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On Thursday, your paper featured a large, front-page article about "some 100" people marching in Anderson commemorating Cesar Chavez.
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The story in this newspaper on Sunday, "Health Care Impact" showed one side of the story. There are two things to remember.
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Imagine looking into the eyes of a family member you see daily, only you can't remember her name. Or picture yourself in the kitchen warming soup when suddenly you forget how to use the stove's controls. Scenarios like these are typical for those with Alzheimer's disease.
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Dear Straight Talk: I read with interest about the mother who couldn't get her son to sleep before midnight. Sleep deprivation is the norm today. But combining sleep deprivation with teens leads to extra problems because teens are prone to angst, depression, acute crises and rash decisions. It would be so much healthier if
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The pavement's going to get hot in Anderson today.
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Dear Babe: I have a set of 1994 Chevron team stars Fotoballs. I have Mike Piazza, Eric Karros, Ramon Martinez and Brett Butler along with a stand.— Bob McCall, Ewa Beach, HawaiiYou should have a blue Dodgers ball as well for a complete set.
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Otar Pkhakadze defied language barriers and a pair of heartbreaking section final losses in his prep basketball journey. Those shaped him both as a man, and a player.
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Youth was aplenty during this year's prep basketball season.
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The Redding Aqua Ducks swim team competed in the second day of the Far Western swim meet on Friday in Morgan Hill, and three swimmers made the finals.
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A new Redding-area trails guide is available to the public that describes 30 of the region's most popular hikes.
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At first glance, Cindy Monaghan's Redding home seems nothing out of the ordinary.
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A man is in the Shasta County Jail after he was arrested on suspicion of setting a chair on fire, causing damage to a hallway in an apartment building Thursday, firefighters said.
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"The Wimpy Recovery."
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In 1912: The Brown brothers, R.E. and E.D., both of Redding, were interesting themselves in the organization of a lodge of the Loyal Order of Moose, which promised to meet with ready response from many in Redding. For a short time, the initiation fee was to be but $5 instead of the regular fee of $25.
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Tehama County's Republican Central Committee has a message for the state's GOP chairman: You're not welcome here.
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When Vietnam veterans returned home, they found a changed country that treated its new veterans horribly, Don Mackin recalls.
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Q: Hi, Monty. I never miss reading your Record Searchlight articles. I find them so informative. I do hope someone takes over when you write your last. Thank you for this contribution.
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Felony welfare fraud and perjury charges have been filed against the operations manager of Redding Loaves & Fishes, a Christian ministry that feeds homeless people in Shasta County.
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Managers are making less than a few of their better-paid employees.
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The American Legion’s Department of California will hold its 2012 statewide convention in Redding this summer, the state commander said Saturday.
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SPRING SPORTS CAMP X
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The north state through the seasons offers a variety of vistas and animals.
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Q: I often go to Fort Bragg with a group of friends to get abalone. On the first day we all make our dives, and then in the evening we have abalone and a fish fry. The abalone is all sliced, pounded and breaded. Some always remains uncooked or cooked and not eaten. We go diving again the next day and get our limits again, a
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Philbert’s Note: In an effort to keep Philbertosophy readers from being bored to tears, we’re instituting a “Guest Blogger” feature. First up is the infamous Uncle E, music blogger extroidinaire. Herein is his offering citing some of his fav0rite tunes. You can visit his blog by clicking the link on the right (under
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A man is in the Shasta County Jail after he was arrested on suspicion of setting a chair on fire, causing damage to a hallway in an apartment building Thursday, firefighters said.
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Cassel is located in eastern Shasta County. The photo shows the old store and post office. I'm pretty sure the post office still exists but not the store. If you look close, the sign on the top of the store...
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ANDERSON -- Shasta Speedway officials have delayed today's season opener until Sunday due to the wet weather.
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New in 2006, this Earth Advantage Home in Bel Air Estates sold for $454K. Yeah, that was then. You can get it for less now.
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Today's wet weather has postponed the Hornet Invite at Enterprise High School.
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Two people suffered minor injuries in a roll over wreck on Interstate 5 around 8:45 a.m.
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Rain will hit Redding today, with some thunderstorms possible, along with strong winds and hail. The thunderstorms could roll in after 11 a.m., as temperatures rise to around 46. A south wind of 25 mph could gust as high as 39 mph, the National Weather Service is reporting. Some storms could produce small hail. The stor
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"A little madness in the spring is wholesome even for the King!" I like to think that when Emily Dickinson wrote these words, she included some heady joy in the word madness, and she included us all in the wholesome benefits. Spring makes many of us feel a bit kingly – a bit more expansive [...]
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My wife and I live east of Shingletown at Viola. Both our vehicles have several star cracks in the windshields and we have replaced windshields three or four times since we moved here eleven years ago. It is getting tedious and expensive. This is all the result of being behind people who don't have mudflaps [...]
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For over a decade now, the high ambitions of Jefferson Public Radio under Ron Kramer led to nasty interference in various north state locales.
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"I'm not ever going to run for office again, but I might stir the pot a little more." So former Shasta County Supervisor Trish Clarke told me over breakfast the other day at AJ's Restaurant on South Market. And then she stirred the pot, accusing the current crop of supervisors of only working part time for f
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I wonder if, when all the facts are known regarding the tragic shooting in Florida, the president will apologize and invite George Zimmerman to the White House for a beer?
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I'm looking at a web-based release from Southern California Assemblyman Kevin Jeffries called the "Mushroom Alert," stating the state Legislature is passing through 37 "blank" spending resolutions — I mean blank, no wording — the purpose being to bring spending bills to the floor without publ
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Help! Where can I buy an Obama algae burner?
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California State Parks will close 70 state park units, including Castle Crags State Park, to satisfy its budget requirement. Closure saps vitality from our area, and loss of visitors results in loss of business. However, if someone else can operate it ...
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Tim Medeiros is in his third year at Simpson University, where he plays soccer, works two jobs and serves as the student body president while studying education and history.
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Senior citizens from around the north state danced at a "senior prom" Friday night at the Shasta Senior Nutrition Program's Mercy Oaks building.
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The arrest Thursday of Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero added another name to the list of local elected officials accused of breaking the law.
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After weathering the financial tsunami of the last decade, commercial kitchen-ventilation manufacturer Captive-Aire is looking to expand its operation in Redding.
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A new Costco off Oasis Road in north Redding is moving closer to reality.
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A Redding man has started a program he thinks could raise funds for projects through community dinners.
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California Highway Patrol officers and sheriff's deputies Friday were looking for a man who was driving a stolen pickup they were chasing when the truck tilted sideways in mud near Bowman Road and Cottonwood Creek in Tehama County.
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The Lake Shastina Community Services District may soon have an administrator who will hold the title of both police and fire chief.
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A former teacher of the Cascade Union Elementary School District has filed a claim demanding back wages and compensation more than a year after he was let go.
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Mercy Medical Center parent company Dignity Health announced Friday it will cut 49 jobs in Redding as part of a consolidation of the company's business offices.
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The track and field season has had a disappointing beginning since wet weather has kept most squads from competing.
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Much like the Guns N' Roses ballad of the same name, the Red Hawks need just a little patience.
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Shasta College raised money for its athletic department on Friday night with a Vietnam veteran and four-time Super Bowl champion at the forefront of the ceremony.
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The Shasta High School softball team lost one game but won a second one Friday at the Woodcreek Tournament in Roseville.
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In 1912: The Hammon engineering company of San Francisco bonded the H.H. Shuffleton place near Gas Point, Mrs. A. Bartell's ranch, Van Bartell's ranch, and the Rockhold ranch in the same vicinity for dredging purposes. All of the bonded property was west of Cottonwood at Gas Point.
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One man is in custody after he broke into a Burney home and injured a man, authorities said.
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Veggie session set at Turtle Bay
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Last week I participated in an online tour of organized homes. It was a lot of fun to see how other bloggers keep their homes organized. I gave a tour of my organized kitchen and I thought it would be fun to share it with my newspaper readers too.
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Famous Dave's BBQ in Redding will host the last of four rib-tasting charity benefits from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at 815 Browning St. in the Trader Joe's-Kohl's shopping center.
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Redding has more egrets and turkey vultures, but fewer meadowlarks and kestrels. Yellow-rumped warblers and hooded mergansers are holding their own.
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Faye Reese, Cottonwood
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Mona Hall, Lakehead
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We have a winner! Marilyn R. guessed it correctly at 9:13 a.m. Congratulations to Marilyn for guessing correctly and winning herself a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro. Thank you everyone else for playing and...
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A 69-year-old local man says he has been hiking for decades. But on one recent outing along the Feather River in Butte County, a mountain lion pounced on him and knocked him to the ground. He survived the incident, he says, all thanks to a very unlikely hero.Although some local fish and game don’t [...]
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Warning this video does contain some foul language and plenty of awseomeness! This post will self-destruct in 3…2…1… BOOM!!!!!
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The council woman from Shasta Lake City turned herself in on Thursday for charges relating to falsified documentation pertaining to voter fraud that she claims took place when she was being recalled by voters. Supposedly she went so far as to take advantage of a blind man but of course everyone is [...]
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Mercy Medical Center parent company Dignity Health announced today that it will cut 49 jobs in Redding as part of a consolidation of the company’s business offices.
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Filed under: Thoughts & Musings Tagged: Ben Edlund, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, Frito Bandito, Fritos, Kar Kulture, Mel Blanc, Murph, Murph The Surf, Rick Griffin, Stanley Mouse, Tex Avery, The Tick
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Trinity county deputies said they arrested a 38-year-old man after finding stolen guns and drugs at his Wildwood home.
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California Highway Patrol officers and sheriff's deputies this morning were looking for a man who was driving a stolen pickup they were chasing when the car flipped over near Bowman Road and Cottonwood Creek in Tehama County.
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This is such a brutal attack and it appears it was unprovoked!
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What is the name of this cemetery and what road is it located on? (There are many more graves than what is shown) Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest! We now have great new prizes for our winners. On...
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A school bus was reportedly hit broadside by a sport utility vehicle this morning on the bridge crossing over Interstate 5 at the South Bonnyview Road off-ramp, but there were no injuries. Austin Gabriel, 19, of Redding, was driving eastbound on South Bonnyview Road when he stopped paying attention to the road, said officer
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Today you can expect rain with a high near 59 degrees. Winds will be from the south at around 6 mph becoming calm this afternoon. The chance of precipitation is 90%. Estimates for rainfall amounts are between a tenth and a quarter of an inch. Tonight rain is likely with cloudy conditions and a low around 51 degrees. Southe
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Looking to invest in residential income property while real estate prices are depressed? Look here.
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Bluegrass musician Jalan Crossland lives in Ten Sleep, 62 miles up and over the Big Horn Mountains from Buffalo, Wyo. A great musician you should get to know. Jalan Crossland, your Video Friday:"My Home is on the Big Horn Mountains""Undead Lovers"
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When I was a little girl, I used to listen to my grandparents, fascinated, as they would tell stories about what their lives were like growing up in the early 1900s.  My grandfather told me tales of how we were part Cherokee Indian on his mother's side, but we weren't on the Indian Roles because [...]
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Many a Californian has read the latest political news from Sacramento and wondered, "What the heck was the Legislature thinking?"
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"On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it's important for him (Putin) to give me space. ... This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility."
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The $150 fee rural property owners must pay for the privilege of making their homes in fire-risky areas is not an unfair charge. Despite the fuss raised by Doug LaMalfa and Jim Nielsen over the legality of this issue, it's only right for property owners to accept this small portion of the millions it costs to fight wild
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Rush Limbaugh and Phyllis Miller (letter, March 21) could not have heard the law student's speech. It was not about her and was not about sex, which she never mentioned even once. I know; I heard her speech.
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This is to the drivers who so blatantly run red lights daily at every major intersection. Really? Your time is so important that you are willing to risk injuring or killing someone so you can arrive at your destination a little sooner?
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A Redding nonprofit aiming to run Castle Crags State Park in Castella is expected to have some competition from at least two concessionaires that handle services for other parks in the state.
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Electric ratepayers here will face higher bills next month as Councilwoman Dolores Lucero's attempt to overturn the recently passed electric rate hike has failed, county elections officials announced Thursday.
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The owner of the McCloud River Railroad agreed Thursday to donate and sell 80 miles of railroad right of way to a Redding nonprofit agency that plans to turn the strip of land into a recreation trail.
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Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero turned herself in at the Shasta County Jail on Thursday night after an arrest warrant was issued for her earlier in the day, alleging she submitted documents and police reports with fabricated claims of voter fraud against those who were trying to recall her from office.
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At least 10,000 migrating snow geese and other waterfowl have died this spring at drought-plagued Lower Klamath and Tule Lake national wildlife refuges along the Oregon border in Siskiyou County.
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"Farewell to Manzanar" author Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston will speak at 6 p.m. April 24 at the Redding Library on Parkview Avenue as part of a statewide program that uses books as a springboard for discussions about democracy.
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Haven Humane Society will hold a pet food drive at the Discovery Shop today.
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In 1912: Another outbreak between Shasta County farmers and smelters was brewing with the possibility that the causes leading to it could blow over before there was a clash. At least it was not likely that active warfare would be engaged in.
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The rain is putting a damper on this spring's potential record-breaking events.
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It's been 39 years since the last U.S. troops were withdrawn from Vietnam.
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Megan McColpin pitched a complete-game shutout to lead the Red Bluff High softball team to a 9-0 road win against Oroville on Thursday.
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Here's a look at what's open and closed today in observance of Cesar Chavez Day, which is Saturday:
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Some consumers report not receiving items they bought
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The Veterans Job & Resource Fair will be held Thursday at the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Redding at 1605 Yuba St.
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Ed Ballantine looks to the future of community-access television in Redding.
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The three oldest churches of Shasta County are the Glenburn Church in Glenburn, the Zion African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in downtown Redding, and the First Baptist Church in Cottonwood, in that order.
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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is looking for volunteers to assist with Web design and public affairs.
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"There is not enough water to meet all desired uses in California with the required degree of reliability everywhere and all the time." This is not exactly a novel observation, but a new report on the Delta from a National...
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White Chili
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Healthy Shasta is running a survey about use of the Sacramento River Trail and in particular the new trail along the Highway 44 bridge between the Convention Center and Hilltop. Do you use the trails? For play and pleasure or...
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Five people, including two children improperly restrained, were taken to a Siskiyou County hospital after a wreck on Quartz Valley Drive today, authorities said.
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"[W]hen your party registration in the state is at 30 percent and dropping, you don't grow the membership by driving out young, photogenic war heroes for not being ideologically pure enough. You attract new supporters by convincing people like Fletcher...
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Greg Beato at Reason.com takes the NYTimes to task for linking rising rates of cremation (a long-term trend) to the lousy economy and ends with this delightfully morbid riff: "...cremation...certainly seems more aligned with contemporary values than traditional burial. Why...
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These two recent photos of the construction of the new Trinidad Pier are compliments of my Trinidad friend Pam Christensen....
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Park Marina from across the River in Redding Once there was a plan for Redding’s most visible riverfront. Some students envisioned what it might look like. It was a nice idea.
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Dave Meurer is best known in the Redding area as Rep. Wally Herger's long-time field representative. When he's not trying to handle his boss's constitutents' problems with the federal government, though, Meurer moonlights as a genial comic author. You can...
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ON APRIL 28TH, 2012 AT 11:55 AM (CLAMPER TIME) A HISTORIC DEDICATION WILL TAKE PLACE BY THE CLAMPERS AT THE CORNER OF MAIN AND FRONT STREETS IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN COTTONWOOD. THE CLAMPERS ARE A MALE ONLY, DUES FREE FRATERNAL ORGANIZATION...
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Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero turned herself in at the Shasta County jail tonight after an arrest warrant was issued for her earlier in the day.
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Babies are so much fun, I love doing these growing baby series. Every few months the client comes in and we photograph their baby and the new milestones that have accomplished. IT's fun to watch the babies grow and become so interactive, I just love growing baby sessions! C
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Probably the digger pine leaning perilously over this house is just an illusion from the camera angle, or lens. Probably.
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A transient from Ceres who is also a registered sex offender was arrested Wednesday night after he was found urinating on the lawn of the Redding Civic Auditorium, police said.
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It's going to be around 62 degrees today in Redding. There's also a 60 percent chance of rain after 11 a.m., according to forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento. The low tonight should go down to 51 degrees. Friday, expect rain and slightly warmer temperatures with a high of 65 degrees.
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Today we talk with Jana Leard of Redding, the director of  the locally produced "Hairspray" that will appear at the Cascade Theatre From March 30 through April 7 in downtown Redding. "Hairspray" is a Broadway musical based in 1962 Baltimore, Maryland. The central character is Tracy Turnblad, a plump teenager whose dre
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Castle Crags State Park needs a white knight. Innovations Housing is a nonprofit whose mission and business model have evaporated.
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Joe Wong’s goal for View 202, his first non-franchise restaurant: “Create a place for people to hang out all the time without paying a lot of money.”
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The pleasantly plump Tracy Turnblad is determined to dance her way in to, and integrate, her beloved Corny Collins Show—and she’s going to do it all without displacing a single strand of her magnificent ’do. It’s the big hair and big fun of “Hairspray” and time for the Cascade Theatre to take the north state bac
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With its soulful blend of groove-based blues and rock, the Shasta Blues Revue has earned its stripes as one of the most sought-after bands in the region.
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Even when the weather’s chilly and off-putting, much like it has been of late Cottonwood’s longstanding bar, Cody’s OK Corral still draws a jovial, spirited crowd.
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As we examine the chronological combination of Obamacare's second anniversary and the U.S. Supreme Court's weighing the constitutionality of the law's individual mandate this week, it's obvious that someone in Washington needs to buy a pair of glasses. Without a deductible.
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You may put this statement up there with "when pigs fly," but Gov. Jerry Brown has it exactly right. In January, when he proposed a 12-point plan to reform the way the state pays into the retirement accounts of its 200,000-plus employees, he called the state pension system a "Ponzi scheme" and said the "
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RED BLUFF — A recent appellate court decision in a medical marijuana case has prompted a judge to reconsider a defense motion he denied last year, paving the way for a Tehama County jury trial in a case dating back to 2009.
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Two Redding sisters who nearly lost their lives in a suspected DUI wreck earlier this month will be reunited on Friday.
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It wasn't for the $476 million jackpot, but a winning ticket in Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery was purchased at a gas station in Redding.
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When the lights went up, and the rain started to fall, the Red Hawks came alive.
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As he walked Wednesday morning along Shasta Dam, Davide Forcellini had a bold prediction.
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Siskiyou County officials declined Wednesday to release reports detailing how thieves broke into the courthouse and stole the largest nuggets from the county's $3 million historic gold collection.
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In 1912: Another Mitchell car was sold by Harry Glover, the local agent and garage owner, the purchaser being Ben Klukkert, proprietor of the City bakery. He was getting the very latest in a Mitchell, the car of quality and silence.
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The Enterprise boys and girls track and field team blew past Shasta on the road Wednesday with the girls winning 98-31 and the boys 88-48.
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Coca-Cola Bottling Co. will close a portion of its operation in Redding, resulting in the loss of 12 jobs, spokeswoman Dora Wong said Wednesday.
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SHASTA LAKE — City officials are holding off implementing a recently passed electric rate increase to see whether a referendum against the increase will qualify for a future ballot.
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ANDERSON — Some 100 people marched here Wednesday night, circling Anderson City Hall as chants of "Sí, se puede" filled the streets.
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Click da Dodger Bum (a la the great Willard Mullin) for a larger view…Filed under: Thoughts & Musings Tagged: Brooklyn Dodgers, Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Magic Johnson, Willard Mullin
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The Goodwill retail store in Redding will open at 8 a.m. today.
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Most folks don't give a second thought to where their Stikine River salmon comes from. They should.
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The risk of falling increases as we age, largely as a result of deteriorating vision and poor balance. The side effect of many medications is dizziness. Decreased strength from inactivity and the natural reduction of muscle mass make it harder to withstand trip hazards in the environment. The good news is that falls can be
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Q: What exercises can I do that strengthen the muscles around my hips?
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Thumbs-up to local GMO (genetically modified organisms) expert Cariann Gheen and local whole-food activist Brian Garcia of Grilla Bites restaurant. They're coordinating a local signature-gathering campaign to get the labeling of GMOs on California's November ballot.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get food-borne diseases, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die. Food-borne illnesses are caused by eating food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, chemicals or natural toxins.
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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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So reports this Atlantic writer, who went hunting for bad news about privately operated libraries (like Shasta County's, which are run by LSSI) and came away ... not quite a convert, but also not able to tell the difference between...
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Coco-Cola Bottling Co. will close a portion of its operation in Redding on Friday, resulting in the loss of 12 jobs, spokeswoman Dora Wong said this afternoon.
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When my grandmother taught me I didn't realize she was giving me a gift.
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It was almost three months ago that Steve Van Ert thought he was ready to release his game called “Angry Bankers”. He also thought he would return as Assistant Principal at Yreka High School.
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I knew Valerie Ing-Miller, that classical gal on JPR, had eclectic musical tastes, but I never knew how eclectic until I read her three-page profile in April's Enjoy magazine. In a sidebar titled "The Playlist in her head...and on her...
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Crews are responding to a reported 5-foot by 5-foot gas spill at Market Street and Arboretum Drive.
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California Highway Patrol officers arrested a 39-year-old woman in Happy Camp on Sunday after she allegedly led them on a chase with her young child in the car, then abandoned the child to run away from officers.
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It was a 1940s-era landmark once known for its dining, dancing and famous customers. Over the years it became run down with many building violations and took in tenants who were the type that required frequent visits by the police....
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Fire crews in Tehama County rescued three people from a creek this morning after a car crash that landed them in cold water.
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From the San Diego Union-Tribune: That's the goal of Assemblyman Ben Hueso and San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce officials who have come together to promote legislation that would permit Caltrans to commercialize about 25 rest stops from Oceanside to...
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An interesting video short about Redding artist Eric Podtetenieff. Seeing it, locals will recognize some of his work from around town. Nice job on the video production, by Tyler Faires. Art video, it’s Really Redding.
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Ron Kramer makes his case here, via the Medford paper and Oregon Public Broadcasting. Similar questions were raised when JPR bought and led the renovation of the Cascade Theatre in downtown Redding....
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It wasn't for the jackpot, but a winning ticket in Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery was purchased at a gas station in Redding. A ticket matched five out of six lottery numbers in the Mega Millions game, winning $303,573, was bought at the USA on Hilltop Drive, according to the California Lottery.
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A California Highway Patrol officer charged with felony DUI stemming from a January four-car wreck while she was off duty pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A Redding man shot last week during what police said was an illegal marijuana deal in Fairfield remains in serious condition today, a Fairfield police sergeant said.
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Mike Riggs of the very pro-legalization Reason debunks them. My favorite is one much heard the past few years: "Marijuana should be legal because it's medicine." On this subject, Riggs quotes NORML's Allen St. Pierre: "If this were the 1920s,...
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A Cottonwood woman reported someone broke into her locked garage in the last week and stole nearly $5,000 in goods, deputies said.
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Just about half-off for this intriguing view home on a couple acres near Shasta College.
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There's a 50 percent chance of rain and thunder today in the Redding area. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento also predict a high of 57 degrees today. That temperature should drop to 46 degrees tonight, and there's a 20 percent chance it'll rain overnight. Rain is almost a certainty for Thursday, w
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Unfortunately, there’s a problem with doing well. Even though Shasta County students graduate high school at rates higher than the state average, the majority of area students are far less likely to pack up their bags and head to college than students in similar communities. Spearheaded by the Obama Administration, a nati
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We wish we could say this once and get it over with, but members of local governing boards seem to need regular reminders, so here goes once more:
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It is not often that I agree with Geraldo Rivera, but recently he said something very practical and potentially lifesaving, when he urged black and Hispanic parents not to let their children go around wearing hoodies.
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I wonder why no one has asked, "Why hasn't the Republican Party removed that sign on 273 north?"
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Dear thief, I want you to know that when you broke into Room 110 at the Motel 6 on Hilltop Drive and stole one Savage .30-06 left-handed bolt action, serial No. 107800, and one Ithaca 20-gauge shotgun, serial No. 5290082, you stole from a 22-year-old home on military leave for nine days.
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Imagine a sidewalk preacher, Bible in hand, testifying to the crowd.
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Let's see if this makes any sense at all. Our son sent a package to us from his home, 40 miles from Seattle. He mailed it on a Monday. He put a tracer on it to make sure it got here.
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Michael Madden, Redding
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While four neighboring state parks are set to close in July, officials at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park in eastern Shasta County are planning to build a $1.1 million visitor center later this year.
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A former downtown Redding car dealership that was redeveloped into an antique mall sits empty today.
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PALO CEDRO — Foothill's chance to seize the lead in the Eastern Athletic League is going to have to wait a little longer.
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In 1912: Pittville residents were wondering if Cinder Cone, a volcano near Mt. Lassen, had erupted. Cinder Cone has been dormant for more than 100 years, but residents reported seeing volumes of smoke coming from the vicinity of the crater.
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Leaders of local agencies who met Tuesday at a community forum on homelessness agreed there's plenty of room for improvement for services for Shasta County's unsheltered population.
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A judge gave a 52-year-old Montague man permission to leave jail after a jury convicted him of dragging a Siskiyou County sheriff's deputy from a moving car.
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Weed police have two people in custody who investigators say may have murdered an 85-year-old attorney earlier this month and then may have stolen valuable items from his home.
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A multiple car pileup Tuesday afternoon blocked the eastbound lanes of Highway 44 near the Sundial Bridge for about an hour.
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There's an empty spot on a lobby wall at the Shasta County Veterans Service Office in Redding where an authentic World War I "doughboy" helmet was once on display.
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The American Psychological Association says parents and teachers must intervene in bullying as soon as they see it take place. They should tell students to stop bullying. The organization also advises parents and teachers to document and retain records of the bullying behaviors. It also says that teachers and parents should
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RED BLUFF — On a day and a field more fit for snorkeling than soccer, the Spartans put their heads together for a win.
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The Pleasant Valley boys golf team won its own tournament — the PV Invite — at Bidwell Golf Course on Monday with a team score of 392, while Enterprise came in second with a 421 and Eureka was third with a 430. Shasta finished fourth (438), Las Plumas fifth (457) and Red Bluff seventh (463).
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A 16-year-old Enterprise High School student was found safe tonight at a local supermarket after she didn't show up for track practice today.
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The Crazy/Loco Real Estate Market Things are crazy, crazy! If you would have told me a year ago that we would be seeing the "bottoming" of the real estate market in our little town of Redding, CA I would have said you're crazy, "muy loco"...but folks, I'm here to tell you we are turning the corner!
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Haven Humane Society 2nd Tuesday Club will be held April 10 at Marie Callender's on Hilltop Drive in Redding.
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A multiple car pileup this afternoon blocked the eastbound lanes of Highway 44 near the Sundial Bridge for about an hour.
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Authorities are questioning a woman after a man was taken to the hospital with a stab wound to his arm.
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We are photographing like crazy right now, senior portraits are in full swing! This soon-to-be-senior wanted a high fashion look, she is very interested in modeling so we took her out in the freezing cold and had a blast! The winter sky was the perfect backdrop and she was a trooper as it was about 45 degrees outside, yes o
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Weed police have two people in custody who investigators say may have murdered an 85-year-old attorney earlier this month and then may have stolen valuable items from his home.
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SACRAMENTO - A bill designed to close a loophole in state law that led prosecutors to offer a one-year plea bargain to a former Anderson police officer accused of raping a Millville woman he was taking to Shasta County jail passed a state Assembly committee today.
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Intriguing proposal from a resident of Tuolumne County, Craig A. Will, offered in response to today's story about the Board of Supervisors debate. The supervisor candidates as reported in your March 26 news article are arguing over minor issues, when...
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Though it may snow before the spring has really sprung I think we are looking good. There has been wind and rain but that is March, Eh? I’m itching to grow something but I won’t rush it. The catnip is roaring back. Herbs, the more aromatic the better, sound just right for this season. Tomatoes […]
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Lewiston — The river was in decent shape down to Douglas City, but flows were higher and the water somewhat off-color and flowing high, but fishable down to the North Fork. The river was blown out below that point. A very few fresh
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Redding's oldest church is the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Church located at the corner of Trinity and California Street. In the late 1880s, Bishop Calvin Petty organized several emigration parties in North Carolina who traveled by train to northern...
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ARCHERY Ishi Archery Club, Red Bluff: Hosts shoots at its range. Youth instruction available. Membership $30 per person, $35 per family. Information: 527-4200 or www.ishiarcheryclub.org Straight Arrow Bowhunters, Redding: Hosts events and shoots at its range. Annual membership is $60. Information: www.straightarrowbowhunter
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We recall this one listed recently as an auction item. Must not have sold, listed for less. BOM is agent jargon for “back on market.” Perhaps a bit difficul
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Good on the senator: SACRAMENTO - U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein says if California lawmakers don't act to clamp down on "predatory" disability access lawsuits she may author federal legislation to do just that. In a March 8 letter to fellow...
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This immigration problem is getting out of hand. I thought Canadians were known for being friendly.
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The month of March was both painful and hilarious. Enjoy.
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A 56-year-old man gave an acquaintance a ride late last night in Red Bluff and saw his passenger steal his car while threatening to cut his throat, police said.
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A 31-year-old man, a juvenile accomplice and a third suspect who hasn't been found broke into O'Reilly Auto Parts early this morning and stole around 70 cans of spray paint, police said.
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Three people in a stolen van led police on a chase through Redding early this morning, and two of them were eventually arrested.
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It's going to be a wet, windy and altogether stormy day today in Redding. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high of 49 degrees for the city and a 100 percent chance of precipitation. They've also issued a wind advisory, warning that gusts up to 50 mph may blow through the area from 11 a.m.
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Shasta County education officials kicked off a countywide initiative Monday aimed at improving students’ chances of educational and economic success after high school. During a Women’s Fund lunchtime forum in the Redding Library’s community room, the audience of nearly 130 learned more about Reach Higher Shasta, a com
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We can't afford to let our children take the path of least resistance through school. It sells them short as individuals — and the whole community suffers with them.
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From the moment it was created as part of the 1974 Proposition 9 political reform initiative, California's Fair Political Practices Commission has operated on the presumption that politicians and their most active campaign aides and backers should never be fully trusted.
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An excellent article appeared in the Record Searchlight on March 13 by Judy Pearson. She made some points that deserve intense acknowledgment and action. I spent several decades in training and in practice in the California system of mental health.
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I have read so many negative responses to Ron Compton's March 9 letter that when I came to the one that predicted that not one member of our fine community would come out in support of his hyperbolic parody, I had to respond.
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I've heard weird rumors about what Sierra Pacific was trying to pry out of the Forest Service regarding the day the Moonlight Fire broke out --- a fire that burned some 65,000 acres and left the federal government seeking millions...
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You know, even as we stand by every word of the other week's editorial about Christian clubs in schools, I can see why people just prefer to draw firm lines about this sort of thing. Cause, you know, over at...
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In 1912:The annual excursion and outing of the California press association was scheduled to be held at Shasta Springs in late May where the editors planned to drink the water. The association had never been to the northern end of the state with its picturesque scenery and famous mineral water.
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Could Redding's economy be showing signs of recovery?
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Rick Bosetti filed a complaint on Monday with the state's election watchdog agency alleging fellow Republican 1st District Assembly candidate Brian Dahle violated campaign finance reporting requirements by hiding more than $80,000 in campaign donations.
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Machelle Sanders' stress level is manageable these days. Sanders, 39, is one of 69 homeowners in Shasta County who have qualified for a state program that helps people stay in their homes.
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Redding intends to keep under wraps a pair of investigative reports on mismanagement and hostile workplace allegations in the electric utility's customer service department.
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A Cottonwood area couple who attended Ann Coulter's appearance Friday at vintner Reverge Anselmo's winery near Shingletown say the vintner and restaurateur shoved the wife into a cabinet and threatened to stuff a $100 bill down her throat.
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The five candidates vying for the District 4 Board of Supervisors seat were quick to call each other out Monday night at a sometimes heated debate held by the Redding Tea Party Patriots.
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The five candidates vying for the District 4 Board of Supervisors seat were quick to call each other out Monday night at a sometimes heated debate held by the Redding Tea Party Patriots.
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Skeletal remains, including a skull, were found by a hiker Sunday near the border between Tehama and Butte counties, Tehama County sheriff's deputies reported Monday.
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A pair of storms will move through Redding this week, bringing more rain to the area after a dry Monday and soaked weekend.
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That Kitchen Place in Redding will hold an eighth anniversary party with some of the proceeds going to the Veterans Resource Center.
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Ron Kramer, who helped spearhead the renovation of Redding's historic Cascade Theatre, has been notified he won't be Jefferson Public Radio's executive director after June 30.
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The BBC reports on a new study suggesting that people "who ate chocolate a few times a week were, on average, slimmer than those who ate it occasionally. "Even though chocolate is loaded with calories, it contains ingredients that may...
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What do you call it? That moment when someone walks into your life, opens a door in your heart, puts their feet up on your coffee table and makes themselves at home? When you realize that the stranger you just met is going to be a part of you forever? There ought to be a name for that.
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Well here's a turnabout. Jim Nielsen's office emails: (Sacramento) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) announced that Assembly bill (AB) 1506, of which he is a principal coauthor, was passed in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee today, with bipartisan support. AB...
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This is the City Meat Market that once stood on the south side of Main Street at Shasta. It was established by Peter Hoff in 1855 but was destroyed by fire in 1878 and rebuilt. All that remains of his...
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David Crane, a former adviser to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger though I believe a Democrat, outlines in this scary column the billions of dollars worth of new costs --- largely related to retirement and health care costs, including future Obamacare obligations...
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Allen Ginsberg before he was famous and before he was dead, was a poet. Or at least he said he was, which is pretty much all you have to do to become one – I guess it worked out all right. I currently live a few blocks from where he is said to have written […]
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From the blog of Hilary Martin, a fee-only financial planner in Silicon Valley: "...there are plenty of people willing to make public predictions about things that are unpredictable, and most of them are wrong, and the ones that turn out...
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Pimento Cheese
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Voices of Faith — The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld the right of religious institutions to use ministerial exception to bypass employee discrimination protections and fire staff. Do you think it’s the right decision? Why/Why not?
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Dear Babe: We found a boxing ticket that was with items from my grandfather for the boxing match between Jack Johnson and James Jeffries on July 4, 1910. There were two other names on the ticket -- Jack Gleason and Tex Richard. The ticket cost $25. It is the larger section on the left of the ticket that includes the photos.
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The California Department of Transportation has rescheduled the closure of Cypress Avenue at the Interstate 5 undercrossing for next week, officials announced today.
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Champion Raceway in Medford has posted their Tentative 2012 Schedule at the link April 20 & 21 KOOL APRIL NITES & KOOL APRIL DRAGS!!! Our biggest baddest race of the season!!! Must see-Friday and Saturday -See Jetcar ‘THE BEAST’ Nostalgi
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A Chico man reported sleeping nude inside his vehicle outside Rolling Hill Casino in Corning was arrested Saturday on drug charges after sheriff’s deputies said they found inside his car a hypodermic syringe which they suspected contained methamphetamine.
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Skeletal remains, including a skull, were found by a hiker Sunday near the border between Tehama and Butte counties, Tehama County sheriff’s deputies reported today.
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but no question this is one of the most beautifully photographed homes we’ve seen recently.
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Dumb and dumber don’t realize their trucks are in reverse… Chaos follows.
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A 36-year-old Redding man was arrested this morning on suspicion of assaulting a newspaper deliveryman with a fire extinguisher after he apparently thought the man had burglarized his car, police said.
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Although it once listed for $680K, it seems to have last sold for $450,000 in 2007.
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Erin runs the Sacramento River Trail, working out in preparation for fundraising via Dancing with the Stars Shasta County. A fundraiser for The Shasta County Women’s Refuge. It’s going to be a lot of hard work to get ready for this big event. Click on the image below to Like Erin and Max on Faceb
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There’s a 40 percent chance of scattered showers in Redding today before another wet storm moves into Northern California late tonight, officials with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high will be around 54 degrees. Winds could be between 8 to 11 mph with gusts as strong as 18 mph. Tuesday’s for
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Northern Hispanic Latino Coalition presents the Tenth Annual Cesar Chavez/Latino Graduation. Entertainment Commemorative Speakers Folkloric Dancers Head Start Singers Tostada Dinner with drink: $2.50! (all proceeds go to scholarships) When: Mar 28, 6 - 8 p.m. Memorial March - 6 p.m. sharp Where: Anderson Community Center 18
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Early detection is critical in treating breast cancer.  The Mercy Regional Cancer Center will host a free breast cancer screening for qualifying women 40-years of age and older who meet the eligibility requirements for the Every Woman Counts - Breast Cancer Early Detection Program.  The screening will take place on Thursd
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Shasta County Supervisor Les Baugh has styled himself the "grass roots" candidate for state Senate, going up against the political establishment in the form of Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Gaines.
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Mitt Romney moves ever closer as the GOP's challenger to Barack Obama in the coming presidential election. To bolster his appeal among the noisy sects of the Republican Party, Romney has been running far to the right of where he was as governor of Massachusetts. This means he must attack the Affordable Care Act, which t
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Why is safe nuclear energy generation technology never brought up?
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I just wanted to say what a wonderful program Haven Humane Society has for feral cats.
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Many people achieve great things in their lives, one being playing for your country in the world arena and being known by millions of fans throughout the globe.
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ANDERSON — The California Department of Transportation and the city of Anderson are planning to build a $5 million roundabout interchange and secondary Interstate 5 offramp access to the Shasta Outlets shopping center.
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It was a duck marsh Friday afternoon inside Vince Aiello's living room as his granddaughter Maddie Nightingale practiced her bird calling.
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In 1912: H. Harrill, special deputy grand chancellor of the Knights of Pythias organization, was in Cottonwood and likely would install a lodge in that town.
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A Redding-based nonprofit normally focused on sustainable and low-income housing is making a bid to operate Castle Crags State Park in Castella.
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Yep, Pete, we’ll get through this together.Filed under: Thoughts & Musings
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Outdoor grows are so passe, suggests this LA Times profile of "master growers." Excerpt: Big Wes (not his real name) is new breed of cultivator, a "master grower" who produces marijuana that is potent and mold-free, tastes smooth and has...
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A car struck a telephone pole near the intersection of Highway 299 and Hawley Road in Redding this afternoon, but it doesn't appear anyone was injured, dispatchers said.
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I took this photo standing on the Clear Creek Bridge on Clear Creek Road looking downstream. The area of the bushes and brush in the center of the photo is the exact spot where Major Reading and his Indians made...
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We recall this most recently as a failed short sale listed for $159K. Guess the seller wanted more. Hm. Image above looks a bit pixelated. Well, just another reason to see it in p
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A white passenger vehicle crashed into a tree this morning in the south Redding area, and a gray pickup did the same thing several minutes later along the same stretch of Churn Creek Road.
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Let’s play a little iPod Roulette… Spin the wheel and up pops… Mother-In-Law by Ernie K-Doe: Wow, The Laws Of Chance dug pretty deep in the ol’ archives for this classic! I think this is on a Billboard compilation of #1 Hits (1961)… or at least that’s what it says on the little glowing s
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A shout out to Brad Banner, Butte County's environmental health director, for helping organize a roundtable of county, state and federal regulators to meet with small farm advocate Joel Salatin when he's in Chico April 16. Topic: how to remove...
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The print editions of today's Record Searchlight do not contain the Sudoku and crossword puzzles, due to a production error.
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Redding these days does seem to attract an eclectic mix of folks from around the U.S. and the world. Like chef Reynald Tel. Here's some more on him - the web site (still under construction) for his catering business and...
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It's already a wet morning in Redding, but conditions could worsen later today, bringing hail and thunder to the area. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high of 49 degrees and a chance of thunderstorms after 11 a.m. There's also a chance storms in the area will produce small hail. Tonight
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Hello, election year. A time when we can slip, sometimes even by choice, into an alternate reality, a parallel universe where nobody actually means the things they say and if they do, they're not going to get elected.
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Republicans in the state Legislature are shameless hypocrites, but they're also right.
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I'm a little frustrated with the current debate about energy independence. The argument for increased domestic oil production over alternative energy funding to solve our gas crisis is certainly attractive, but we're ignoring the long-term consequences in the fight against terrorism.
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Is it time to reconsider self-defense laws in America? The killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida has generated new scrutiny on self-defense laws across the country. Martin was shot to death by a neighborhood volunteer, George Zimmerman, who said he was acting in self-defense — and Florida's "stand y
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I as a father have some experience with the type of punishment our schools use for students, such as the one in the news accused of giving out marijuana brownies.
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My wife and I saw the opening performance of "Lend Me A Tenor" at the Riverfront Playhouse. It's a winner.
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This is in regard to your editorial last Sunday endorsing Rose Smith for Shasta Lake City Council.
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Republicans claim that they are the party that believes in the Constitution and smaller government.
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This is a thank you to the League of Women Voters and to the Shasta Lake Chamber of Commerce for sponsoring the two candidate forums that were held in Shasta Lake.
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Ken Archuleta's last vitriolic left-wing tirade was launched against Thomas Sowell, the brilliant black conservative editorial writer. I never cease to be amazed at the hatred liberals spew against all black conservatives.
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I hope Bruce Ross doesn't believe all "birthers" are morons, but the tone of his March 18 column seems to echo Barack Obama's "flat-earth" insult, by stating that we are being "scammed."
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Thank you for your recent front-page article "After-school programs nurture biblical values."
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Bob Shepherd, Redding
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My daughter, Payton, participated in the North State County Spelling Bee this year. We were all surprised and proud she would be representing her school at the bee. We marked our calendar for the big day and set to work tackling the study guide in preparation.
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It's simple to Google, but it's not always easy to get it right. We've all been frustrated by typing something into the search bar, only to be bombarded with a bunch of junk: pages of search results, filled with links from questionable sources. Results that aren't what you were looking for.
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Brittany Degen and Aaron Moore, both of Redding, are engaged to be married June 2, 2012, at the Riverview Country Club in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Beth McGram of Redding. She attended California State University, Chico. Her fiance is the son of Renee Pruett of Redding. He attended UCLA and Boston Univer
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In a time when women's rights are under siege politically, economically and reproductively, Women's History Month serves to remind those of us at midlife of the influential women who laid the groundwork for the revolutionary changes -- the choices, the opportunities -- that many of us have come to take for granted.
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A few weeks age we addressed some qualifying issues pertaining to long-term care and Medi-Cal qualifications. The article noted that married couples have a more generous set of rules including exempt assets that would allow one of the spouses to qualify for Medi-Cal. The Spousal Impoverishment Act passed in 1988 is adjusted
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Roseanna Santos and Jason Stevenson, both of Redding, were married Feb. 25, 2012, at Mt. Shasta Resort in Mount Shasta. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the resort. The bride is the daughter of Glenn Santos of Redding and Dianne Presta of Redding. The groom is the son of Beverly and Stan Stevenson of Redding.
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Kenneth and Patricia Combs of Redding celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 15, 2012, at a celebration at home. They were married March 15, 1952, in Reno, Nev. They started building their home on a parcel beside Pat's mother, Jewel Weyler, and they still live there today. They have three children: Kenneth And
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After a winter with very little rainfall, spring is proving to be much wetter in the north state.
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Receipts: Friday, 571 Previous week: 444 Compared to previous week: Butcher cows steady. Bulls steady to $5 higher. Feeder cattle 400-650 lbs steady; over 700 lbs $3-$5 lower. Small lots and singles $7-$15 below top offerings. Slaughter cows: Breakers: $70-$75; high dress, $79, boning, $63-$68 Cutters: $57-$62 Bulls 1 and 2
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Despite the downpour Saturday, people trickled into the Helping Hands Boutique to obtain the free children's clothes that church volunteers offered.
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A winning lottery ticket in Friday's Mega Millions lottery was purchased at a gas station in Cottonwood.
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SHASTA LAKE — A former Shasta Lake Fire Protection District director has accused the current board of violating state open-government laws.
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Choked to a trickle by the dry winter, the McCloud River rebelliously purled Feb. 13 as Caleen Sisk led anthropologist Lyla Johnston through parched shrubbery to an endangered Winnemem Wintu sacred site.
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Note to readers: This week's column is written by Heather Neal.
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Many people who have gone through a hospital stay or undergone outpatient treatment or procedures have experienced harried medical personnel.
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Q: Monty, I drive a truck and something I've noticed quite regularly are the number of people driving in heavy rain without their headlights on. I see not only motorists but also law enforcement vehicles without their lights on. Last week I had two CHP cars pass me in one day with their lights off in a pourin
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Maybe the takeaway from Redding Airports Manager Rod Dinger's recruiting trip to Florida is airlines are in a holding pattern in 2012.
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ANDERSON —Anthony P. Chavez, grandson of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez, will join the 10th march and scholarship event sponsored by the Northern Hispanic Latino Coalition on Wednesday at Anderson City Hall.
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In 1912: A deed of trust for $3 million from the Sierra Power Co. to the Oakland Bank of Savings was filed with the county recorder. It was stated the money would be used for the construction of a power plant on Battle Creek, east of Manton. The company expected to be ready to deliver power in the fall.
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One day Karlene Stoker might be toting a baby hummingbird around as she runs her errands, another day reuniting a baby killdeer with its parents.
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West Valley High's Kayla Vazquez set the third-best pole vault mark in Northern Section history with a mark of 10-feet, 6 inches Friday, and the Eagles won both the boys and girls divisions at the Eagle Classic Relays in Cottonwood.
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A few weeks age we addressed some qualifying issues pertaining to long-term care and Medi-Cal qualifications.
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The winning lottery ticket in Friday's Mega Millions lottery was purchased at a gas station in Cottonwood.
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We are a special case here in the Redding area. But it’s interesting to see analysis of statewide trends from the California Association of Realtors.
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Actually, less. This one last sold for $250K back in 2005.
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... is the Democratic state treasurer who forthrightly faced up to the state's pension problems and found a way to fix them. Don't you think some ambitious California Democrat might notice that and follow Gina Raimondo's path? Not yet,...
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A warning was recently issued by the Apartment Owners Association regarding a lady named Sunny operating a sham business called Successful Rent. Sunny claims to represent out of country tenants looking to rent homes or apartments. She contacts landlords of vacant properties, sends someone over to fill out an application
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This grand old building was built in 1893 by Charles Crocker, one of the owners of Central Pacific Railroad. It is located at Lower Soda Springs in the Sacramento River Canyon and is still in excellent condition and being used...
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This grand old building was built in 1893 by Charles Crocker, one of the owners of Central Pacific Railroad. It is located at Lower Soda Springs in the Sacramento River Canyon and is still in excellent condition and being used...
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Curious item on the Board of Supervisors' agenda for Tuesday, a letter of support for Redding-based Innovations Housing's proposal to California State Parks to operate Castle Crags. Maybe they should change the name to Innovations Tents. It seemed rather outside...
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Redding Police officers have one suspect in custody after a chase that began on Victory lane.
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Authorities are searching for a man who stole a car from a Reno man who was in town for a wedding and led police on an early morning chase.
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Chef Reynald explains the menu. The menu changes continuously.
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Storms will soak Redding over the next week as highs remain in the 50s during the next week. The National Weather Service is reporting an 80 percent chance of rain today after 11 a.m., as the skies drop between a quarter and a half inch of rain on the north state today. Temperatures will reach 51 before dropping to around
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In my experience, gardening is a motivating and compelling force to bring people together. Even with our time and attention constantly split and fractured, we still find ways to come together over gardening - perhaps particularly so over food gardening. While there are pros and cons to the ever increasing presence of techno
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Hey y'all -We got to Amsterdam safely after a few false starts and near-panics, but everything is fine now. The weather is PERFECT. I don't need a coat or scarf or hat, or even a long-sleeved sweater.We are both feeling our age quite a bit with all the walking, but it's good for us, or so
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Say what you will about Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero, but the woman has tenacity.
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There are two kinds of people in this world, I've come to believe — those who see only the "sticker price" when they buy a car, a house or a vacation to Disneyland, and those who figure in the taxes, the fees and the cost of borrowing money over time.
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Quality of life affects all of us. Not just the rich and poor, not just the Republicans and Democrats, but all of us.
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As a member of The Salvation Army Advisory Board, I would like to thank the thousands of volunteers who helped to make 2011 a successful year even in these times of hardship in Redding and Shasta County.
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St. Patrick's Day has come and gone here, and apparently our local newspaper is living in its own bubble.
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The Red Bluff and West Valley High softball teams became familiar with how preseason tournaments are both beneficial and frustrating.
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Baseball can be the most humbling sport on earth.
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Winter came to a close this week, and in honor of that, I've compiled the top five collegiate athletes in the area for winter sports — men's and women's basketball, and wrestling.
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The All-Northern Section basketball teams were announced on Friday, and the lineups are littered with local standouts for boys and girls.
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The Shasta College softball team earned a split in a wild doubleheader with Feather River on the road in Quincy on Friday, winning the opener 8-7 in extra innings and losing the nightcap 5-4 while placing themselves alone in second place in the Golden Valley Conference.
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Vintner Reverge Anselmo is facing legal backlash after Shasta County filed a cross-complaint against him over one of his pending lawsuits against the county.
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A 21-year-old Redding panhandler who boasted to police that he can make up to $500 a day if he "really hustles people" was arrested Thursday on four outstanding warrants, police said Friday.
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When Kristi Mercer first switched to online payments for student loans, she didn't expect a six-month battle.
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Though Shasta County's unemployment rate rose in February for the fourth straight month, the north state's job market continues to show signs of life.
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Conservative celebrity Ann Coulter visited a Shasta County vineyard Friday night, drawing political names and regular citizens from around the north state and beyond.
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A Redding woman who says she's a Playboy model is in trouble with the law, allegedly for taking photographs instead of posing for them.
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Supervisors of the officer who shot and killed a Chihuahua and a pit bull crossbreed inside a north Redding motel room last week say he acted appropriately, but they refused to release reports describing the shooting or identify who pulled the trigger.
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A fundraiser to help the small nonprofit Northern California Veterans Museum & Heritage Center in Redding build itself a permanent home is set for next Saturday at the Redding Jet Center.
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A 21-year-old Redding panhandler who boasted to police that he can make up to $500 a day if he “really hustles people” was arrested Thursday on four outstanding warrants, police said today
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Redding man shot in Fairfield
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E-waste event today at Target
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Murray Blake, Redding
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Ann Divine, Redding
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Say what you will about Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero, but the woman has tenacity.
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A 23-year-old Redding man was shot twice in Fairfield after driving there to possibly make a deal for marijuana, the Fairfield Daily Republic reported.
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We have a winner! Dennis hit the nail on the head at 10:03 am with his answer: "Its a hearse and they are pushing it out of the mud up a hill to the cemetary thats behind the church off...
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month-Come support Shasta Women's refuge and Take Back the Night Event supporting survivors of Sexual Assault.
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Nathan Boydstun a Shata High School Varsity Football player, has been chosen to play Down Under in Australia for the 24th annual Down Under Bowl
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Mulch has many benefits, but in early spring a thick layer of mulch can slow ground warming, and that delays seed germinating and the emergence of perennials. In areas where cold ground is a concern, rake mulch aside temporarily to allow sunlight to warm soil. Don’t move it too far, however, because you’ll want to bring
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Poison oak can trigger misery -- an intensely itchy rash. Here's what you should know about the common north state plant and what to do is you have a brush with it.
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Tillandsias don't need a pot of soil to grow, so the air plants can be featured in lots of creative ways.
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Can you give me some quick advice about building my own cold frame and raised bed?
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Mosely has a simple solution for keeping carpets looking good between annual cleanings.
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Most of us have heard of the well-known scenic tourist train that ran between Fort Bragg and Willits lovingly dubbed the Skunk Train.
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Supervisors of the officer who shot and killed two dogs inside a north Redding motel room last week say he acted appropriately, but they refused to release reports describing the shooting or identify who pulled the trigger.
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What is the vehicle (not year and make) and what are the men doing with it? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest! If you are the first person to correctly answer the two questions about the mystery photo,...
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We Realtors were very concerned about proposed added level of state government regulation with new rules over septic systems. Basically, it would have imposed very expensive testing at point of sale for all the septic systems around the Shasta County
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Babes In Total Control of their Happiness present the second annual B.O.B. Ball on Saturday, March 24 at the Redding Moose Lodge on Lake Blvd. The theme of the evening is Mardi Gras, with the event starting at 5 p.m. with a no-host bar, prime rib dinner,  silent auction and drawings.   This is a benefit [...]
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14 month old Lucas was diagnosed with Choroid Plexus Carcinoma, a tumor in the brain that measured the size of a tangerine. Lucas underwent surgery to remove the tumor and test showed Lucas was in the clear. 3 months later, Lucas’ family learned that their son’s tumor recurred and to make matters worse, a new [...]
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Clothes rubbing against each other in the dryer form static electricity. Many people use dryer sheets to remove it. The dryer sheets cause the lint trap to clog, extending drying times and wearing out your dryer. Liquid fabric softeners are a better choice however some people have allergic reactions to the fumes or t
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It's shaping up to be a soggy weekend with snow in the mountains. According to the National Weather Service, it's going to be mostly sunny today in Redding with a high temperature near 56 degrees. Rain should start to fall tonight. There's a 50 percent chance of rain after 11 p.m. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Rai
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This one seems to have last sold in 2003 for $297K. Get it now for less.
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We are all pinching pennies these days. Maybe a wage earner has lost a job, or in the case of the younger generation, hasn’t been able to find a job yet. Increased costs for health care and gas and unexpected traumas can leave families strapped for cash, or worse. What do you do when you [...]
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Talk to folks at Shasta Lake's electric department and those who've inspected the numbers, and they'll say there's really no choice but for the city to raise its electric rates one way or another. The utility had been drawing down...
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Five years in court just to get a day in court?
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Obamacare dominated the 2010 midterms, driving its Democratic authors to a historic electoral shellacking. But since then, the issue has slipped quietly underground.
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With the recent decision on medical marijuana, maybe now Redding City Attorney Rick Duvernay and our confused council will listen to the people who live Proposition 215 every day, patients.
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If Garry Trudeau calls a transvaginal ultrasound "rape," what should we call the dismemberment and evacuation of the fetus by means of the transvaginal introduction of the suction cannula abortionists use to cut the fetus to pieces?
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Regarding the use of public schools for Bible classes, many public buildings are used for events, gatherings and promotions that I may not endorse, and I usually wouldn't have a problem with that. But I am not a child.
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U.S. media's attempt to publicly excuse the alleged U.S. killer of 16 Afghan women and children is an outrage.
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After round two, the Wolves still can't figure out the Eagles' pitching staff.
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The U-Prep boys golf team won with a team score of 484 on Thursday in a Five-Star League contest at Tierra Oaks that also included Liberty Christian (second place), Mercy (third) and Redding Christian (fourth).
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RED BLUFF — Jared Poore's first day in the show was one to remember.
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Troubled school districts in southern Shasta County are turning to laying off teachers, cutting their uncertificated staffs and even closing schools to cope with budget shortfalls of around $1 million.
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Man injured in Basshole bar fight
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Employees at a private boarding school in French Gulch that closed suddenly last week have filed grievances with state labor officials to try get their final paychecks.
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Three psychologists have determined that a Round Mountain man was legally insane last year when he was shot and nearly killed by a Shasta County sheriff's sergeant after reportedly firing an arrow at two deputies.
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SHASTA LAKE — Whether the city's recent electric rate hike will stand is now in question as Councilwoman Dolores Lucero on Thursday turned in enough signatures on a petition for a referendum on the increase.
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Shasta County home sales continued their surge in February — propelled by low interest rates, affordability and a tight inventory that has helped stabilize prices at the lower end.
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So concludes Curtis Knight of CalTrout in this OpEd, published in the Mt. Shasta Herald, calling on Congress to pass legislation putting the Klamath agreements into effect. Boy, the status quo might not be an option. But given the makeup...
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School districts sent 76 teachers layoff notices in March, a number tempered by the biggest districts offering retirement incentives in lieu of pink slips, school officials said.
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Partnership aims to help businesses
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Redding Police officers cited two people for selling alcohol to minors after conducting compliance checks at 14 Redding businesses Thursday.
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Obamacare dominated the 2010 midterms, driving its Democratic authors to a historic electoral shellacking. But since then, the issue has slipped quietly underground.
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Sean Merritt, Redding
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David Haddon, Redding
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Five years in court just to get a day in court?
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Jenny Abbe Moyer, Redding
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Bob Walden, Redding
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Far from it. Wondering about the same question Marc asked the other day, I fooled around with my telephone today and got in touch with backers of the Knighton and Churn Creek Commons project, who have indeed been quiet --...
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Authorities are looking for a burglar who stole $90 in quarters and a camera from a Red Bluff home.
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East Cottonwood Elementary School will be closing at the end of this year for the final time as its parent district copes with a $1 million budget hole -- about 15 percent of its total budget.
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SHASTA LAKE — Whether the city’s recent electric rate hike will stand is now in question as Councilwoman Dolores Lucero today turned in enough signatures on a petition for a referendum on the increase.
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Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms
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Sweet Potato Hash
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Whether you realize it or not, if you own a home with precious equity, homestead laws offer protection from debt collectors pursuing an involuntary sale of your home to pay a judgement. Most homes potentially have automatic  homestead protection or homeowners can legally declare a homestead to add additional benefit
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Brian Dahle, the farmer and Lassen County supervisors running for Assembly, reports remarkably strong fund-raising, largely from fellow farmers and ranchers up in Big Valley and Alturas. Money's not everything in politics, but it's how candidates for the big leagues...
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A car went off the roadway and into Churn Creek north of Redding this afternoon, and its driver and passenger apparently walked away from the crash.
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Many people harbor irrational and seemingly arbitrary prejudices and dislikes. You know, pet peeves like hairless cats or people who pick their teeth in public. I, however, have a blinding hatred for one thing in particular. I cannot stand the music of the late Jim Croce. I realize that “hating” a deceased 1970
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A 25-year-old Zenia man was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs and stolen property Wednesday after deputies served a search warrant on his home in southern Trinity County.
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The details in this essay by Rick Hasen -- a professor and campaign-finance expert -- about how lobbyists play the game will make you pull your hair out....
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East Cottonwood School to be closed among numerous cuts approved by school board.
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Using Flash mobs for community renewal projects.
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Attention all UC Berkeley alum! The annual scholarship fundraising banquet is scheduled for May 4th at the Riverview Country Club. Come join your fellow Cal Bears for fine food, raffles and guest speakers
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There's going to be a pizza-eating contest Saturday afternoon at the outlet mall in Anderson. 25 bucks to enter (that'll also get you a T-shirt). Organized by Mary's Pizza Shack's Cathy Byerly, it's a fundraiser for the Women's Refuge and...
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In 1912, the 16-sleeping room Palm Hotel was built by Orrin and Ellen McCabe on the same spot where the Foster Hotel had once stood - the southeast corner of Main and Front Street, facing Front Street in Cottonwood. The...
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Chicken Curry Soup
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies were unable to find a suspect who led them on a brief car and foot chase this morning after stealing an SUV from an Anderson car lot.
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Patience Abbe, died on, March 17, 2012, at the age of 87 in Redding, California of natural causes. Born on July 22, 1924 in Paris, France, she and her two brothers became best selling authors in 1936 when their non-fiction book, "Around the World in Eleven Years," became a runaway hit, published in seven languages, includ
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This is totally crazy. Although it would be amazing to fly I don’t think my tiny arms could take the abuse. Let’s hope he doesn’t try to take the human bird wing device off of the Eiffel Tower.
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A man suffered head trauma in a fight Tuesday night at the Basshole Bar and Grill in Lakehead, but deputies are unsure whether the wounded man was the victim or the aggressor.
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The rain that fell in Redding early this morning should taper off, heralding a dry afternoon. The National Weather Service says there's a 30 percent chance of showers before 11 a.m. The rest of the day should be sunny with a high near 58 degrees. Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 41. Friday will be mostly su
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Buy this 191 acres, and they’ll throw in this treasure map: Looks like somebody had big plans for the rolling manzanita and digger pines off Pine Grove in Shasta Lake
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Scott Valley Theatre Company and Scott Valley Bank are proud to announce the return of San Francisco’s Blame Sally to Etna’s historic Avery Theatre on March 31st.  The “Sallies” are the first of four 2012 “Scott Valley Bank at the Avery” benefit performances. Blame Sally - a Bay Area phenomenon - combines lush
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We all know the story of the Lorax – that witty and word-twisting story from Theodor Seuss Geisel that has taught generations of soon-to-be tree huggers about the consequences of wiping out whole species. I have always enjoyed this story - in fact, it’s right up there with “The Giving Tree” as one of my [...]
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There’s an old song published in 1918 with lyrics by Joe Young and Sam M. Lewis titled How ‘Ya Gonna Keep ‘Em Down On the Farm (After They’ve Seen Paree)?   It’s about soldiers returning from Europe in WWI and what they saw “Over There” (another classic WWI song). After seeing Paris, the song intimates, how
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Can you guess the solution to the PictoGram Puzzler?  Filed under: Thoughts & Musings
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Grant School is proud to present Disney's Mulan (Jr.) playing this weekend only, Friday, March 23 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, March 24 at 2:00 and 7:00. Performances happen in Grant School's Watson Gymnasium, up on Swasey Drive in Redding, right off of Placer Rd. You can get more information at 243-0561. Based on the [...]
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Good news about California is in short supply these days, but here's cause for celebration: Fewer children are having children.
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The most compelling sentences in the Obama administration's brief defending the constitutionality of the health care law come early on. "As a class," the brief advises on page 7, "the uninsured consumed $116 billion of health care services in 2008."
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Given our apparently insatiable appetite for barbeque, it seems a smart move: Julie and Jerry Umsted’s decision last fall to close their popular 2-year-old BBQ joint in Palo Cedro and move it to the busy East Cypress and Larkspur intersection in Redding.
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Artist Cecilia Hostetler has been a veterinarian, theologian, financial manager and writer. She studied theology in the shadow of the Coliseum in Rome and worked in the heart of Zurich’s financial district
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While I won't speculate on Silas Lyons' motives, I do have some thoughts regarding his presentation and logic in his March 11 column, "Pols' pledges mock democracy."
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I suggest that economics teacher Gary Strickler (letter, March 14) inform us on why the major problem over the past 30 years has been the government's failure to rein in spending, and why cutting spending will solve our country's problems. I've been waiting a long time for someone to do this.
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Any concerns that the venerable Civic Auditorium would lose its hard-rock credibility under Bethel Church management will be mollified—if not outright demolished—when Five Finger Death Punch takes the stage Wednesday.
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It’s Friday night and you’re getting ready for a night on the town with some friends, and all seems well and good, save one question: Where do you go first? The Rusty Nail, of course.
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On Friday at noon, people all over the United States will be gathering to Stand Up for Religious Freedom.
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In a sport dominated by elite pitching, the Knights are winning with offensive firepower.
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PALO CEDRO — Foothill High School can win close games, too.
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One of the deepest softball tournaments in the north state is set to kick off once again at Big League Dreams on Friday.
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The Shasta High baseball team won its home opener in a rout, 16-0, in five innings over Oroville on Wednesday behind a combined no-hit effort from pitchers Dean McMurtrey and Wade Gulden.
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A line of American Indian dancers, clad in white robes bespeckled with fluorescent yellow, blue and red hues, stand behind a 15-year-old girl, who begins her dance by spinning.
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On the eve of Councilwoman Dolores Lucero's deadline to turn in signatures for a referendum against the city's recent electric rate hike, a Shasta Lake man elaborated on his claims that a woman lied to get him to sign the petition.
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A retired Redding police sergeant who spent more than two years in Afghanistan working with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force mentoring Afghan police officers died Saturday at his Lake California home after suffering a heart attack, his wife said Wednesday.
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After more than three years of public review, numerous public hearings and at least two revisions, state officials have issued the final draft of new septic system rules.
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A Redding jeweler, who police say may have been buying jewelry taken from at least eight Shasta County homes, was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of receiving stolen property and suspicion of illegally operating a gold shop.
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It's one thing to have your say on an issue; it's quite another to have your words carry some weight.
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View 202 donates to Turtle Bay Park
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Deputies say drug deal led to shooting
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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