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June 9th, 2012

The Gladstone Mine was a gold mine discovered in 1887 by F. W. Wheeler approximately four miles northeast of French Gulch. The idle mine was purchased by I. O. Jillson in 1900 who expanded, improved the mine, built an electric...
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Well, it has been a week, has it not?There was the matter of my cat getting hit by a car, which of course was upsetting in many ways.There was the case of not being paid by the people I won a judgment against, and having to think about how to handle that. I'm calling an attorney on Monday and
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It comes, via email, from a local Democrat who takes exception to today's editorial: This 'choice' will be like deciding which of my legs to stab with an icepick. Wish I'd written that....
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Two men allegedly fired off rounds in a Churn Creek mobile home park to intimidate a resident, police said.
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We don’t often feature manufactured homes, but this one has a nice setting in a good location.
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I grew up among ponderosa pines (Pinus ponderosa). Not strapping cathedralesque yellow-bellied pines quite the way you find in Northern California, but old gnarled monk-like sculptures of trees formed by drought and wind and weather. As a girl (and to this day), I believed that true peace - God even - rested on the fragrant
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Today's the last day for cool temperatures in the north state, but the National Weather Service is warning that fires could break out easily during a windy day in the valley.
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Photos of raft trip with Lance Law to accompany today's column:...
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Fifty minutes is less than one hour and 50 cents doesn't buy much any more. So when Daughter June turned 50 years of age on the first day of June, we reminded her that 50 years is only half a century. Such logic on her birthday earned us 50 verbal lashes when we arrived for the party at her home in Chico.
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Some north state Democrats are shocked and appalled that no candidate from their party will be on the November ballot in the Republican-leaning 1st Assembly District.
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Growing up, I was taught to respect — even fear — the Sacramento River for its cold water and swift currents. "Don't go near the river!" forever warned my mother, a lifelong resident and a strong swimmer. But self-styled "river entrepreneur" Lance Law has helped me see the river in a new ligh
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Here we are in wildfire season and what makes front-page news Tuesday? The spotted owl, which "has created controversy since it was listed as a threatened species in 1990."
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The only question about the Churn Creek Bottom vote is, "Who may not understand a two-thirds majority vote?"
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The Obama administration's new trophy kill — Abu Yahya al-Libi, al-Qaida's alleged second-in-command — brings up questions.
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I am wondering why the Record Searchlight made no mention of the commencement exercises held for North State Independence High School and Shasta Adult School.
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I wish to take a moment and, as a veteran, thank Jim Schultz for his continuing coverage of veteran's events and in many cases the veterans themselves.
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I am a very competitive person by nature. Admittedly, I don't always have the skill to back up my mouth, but I certainly make up for it in spirit and drive. And while skills are important; I've found they're not always necessary to win.
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I have a pet peeve. I'm wondering what happened to customer service? Has anyone seen it lately?
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It was a little more than a year ago that Dallas Faria learned a close friend's infant son had died.
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LAKE SHASTA — The Shasta County's coroner's office on Friday identified the man who drowned in Lake Shasta as Garth Andrew Wallace Dickson, of Arizona.
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The Redding man accused of assaulting his mother and trying to set her on fire pleaded not guilty during his arraignment Friday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Zydeco music filled the air and Cajun cooking was on the menu Friday for the R-Wild Horse Ranch Crawdad Festival in Red Bluff.In addition to boiled crawfish, the festival featured alligator on a stick, jambalaya, gumbo, crabcakes and fried catfish.
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The Mountain Gate man accused of hacking two people to death with a wood-splitting maul in February could learn next week if he will be sent to Napa State Hospital for mental health treatment.
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Rivalries make college sports come alive.
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The Redding Colt .45s summer collegiate baseball team lost its series opener against the Sacramento Spikes, 11-2, on Friday night.
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The former superintendent of the Grant Elementary School District suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning and his wife was stabbed to death in a violent struggle with their nephew, Redding police said.
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In 1912: Defiantly waving his red bandanna, with upturned nose and tilted fingers and thumb placed to it, Eugene Barrion — fisherman, formerly a deputy game warden and once a member of the Redding police force — made his escape defiantly from the officers of the law, when caught Saturday doing illegal fishing in
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Patients' Hospital in Redding has received the Best Performer award from Avatar International, a firm that deals in health care quality improvement services.
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Firefighters and police are heading to the 1900 block of Continental Drive on reports of a possible arson.
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SACRAMENTO — After a six-day trial in U.S. District Court, a jury has ruled that former Shasta County District Attorney Jerry Benito and three co-defendants maliciously defamed the former director of the Shasta County Victim Witness program, awarding her at least $775,000 damages.
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A 25-year-old man convicted earlier this year of felony assault and battery for stomping on the head of a security guard last year at Win-River Casino in Redding was sentenced today to 25 years to life in prison.
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Fifty minutes is less than one hour and 50 cents doesn't buy much any more. So when Daughter June turned 50 years of age on the first day of June, we reminded her that 50 years is only half a century. Such logic on her birthday earned us 50 verbal lashes when we arrived for the party at her home in Chico.
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I have a pet peeve. I'm wondering what happened to customer service? Has anyone seen it lately?
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I am a very competitive person by nature. Admittedly, I don't always have the skill to back up my mouth, but I certainly make up for it in spirit and drive. And while skills are important; I've found they're not always necessary to win.
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The Mountain Gate man accused of hacking two people to death with a wood-splitting mail in February could learn next week if he will be sent to Napa State Hospital for mental health treatment.
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Emergency crews are responding to a roll over crash in Red Bluff that may have trapped at least one person.
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The preliminary hearing scheduled today for a suspended Redding priest charged with seven felony counts of child molestation was continued until July 20, a spokeswoman for the Sacramento County district attorney's office said this afternoon.
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A Redding woman accused of killing in 2010 a Sacramento man she had been dating will be retried on Jan. 29 after a jury deadlock in April on a murder count.
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Please join us in welcoming our newest associate, Realtor Deborah McDonald. Deborah is a longtime Redding resident and has been a licensed agent since 2009. we look forward to having her at our growing brokerage!
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At the last minute, the producer of "Schindler's List" and "Jurassic Park" was reportedly disinvited to address graduating class at Montana high school because of his ''right-wing conservative" views. The Hollywood Reporter's account here....
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A 24-year-old woman arrested Wednesday on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old boy in Burney pleaded not guilty today to felony and misdemeanor charges during her arraignment in Shasta County Superior Court.
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The mystery photo is the boarding house for miners at the Gladstone Mine. The winner is Rugerguy who guessed it correctly at 9:05 a.m. Congratulations! Rugerguy has won himself a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro....
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Annual event sparks students to write and draw about why they are proud to be Americans.
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Women's White Water Rafting and Outdoor Adventure! Explore who you are in a supportive and exhilerating environment! Camp under the stars along the Trinity River and paddle a raft as a member of a six person team on the Trinity River into rest, relaxation and personal exploration! Car caravan to Big Flat, CA, from Reddi
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The North Valley Rapids 12U Girls fastpich team took first place after going 9-0 at the RR Gold Memorial Day shootout.
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Putting flakes of eggshells around the base of plants can help protect the plants from slug damage. Slugs do not like to slide over sharp eggshells. Beer traps also are an effective way to deal with slugs. Research shows slugs prefer light beers to darker ales and lagers. Source: National Garden Bureau
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Don't pull the donkey. It's advice that applies to all of life.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers advice on perking up a chair.
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It's the Year of the Geranium. Geraniums are standout performers in the garden. There are lots of different plants that go by the name geranium, however, so coming to terms with the terminology is essential.
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How do I protect the fruit on my trees from birds?
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Not of anything the Record Searchlight published, but of a recent Bee story about supposedly faulty inspections on the Bay Bridge. From a press release this morning: In a letter to Sacramento Bee executive editor Joyce Terhaar, Dougherty outlines the...
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The FaceBook page (here) for Sakura Sushi on East Street in Redding. Give the pictures time to load....
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Mark Kent, author of today's letter about the birth certificate "controversy," owns a local tax-advisory company and is also one of the most active activists in the Redding Tea Party. You'll often see him on the schedule of various north...
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Okay, not really but the grandson of the beloved studio photographer is. That would be Aaron Picton, a software engineer who owns Brew Craft Coffee at the corner of Pine and Yuba. He and partner Nicolle Larkin serve up some...
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The former superintendent of the Grant Elementary School District suffered life-threatening injuries this morning while his wife died in a stabbing at their upscale Redding home.
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What is this building and where was it located? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. We have great prizes to entice you to play. On the first Friday of each month a $25 gift certificate goes to the winner...
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This is a poem I read back in the 1970s. I have been thinking of it this week. The House GuestI cannotwrite a poemthin enoughto balanceyour hugehorrible presencein our housewhich you moved intoand called your bed.If I had to watch you one more mor
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Residents of a coastal community discovered a large dock on Agate Beach on Wednesday -- one of several chunks of debris from last year's Japanese tsunami that have started washing ashore here. It wasn't the popular beach at Patrick's Point State Park near Arcata. Remnants of last year's tsunami have yet to hit Ca
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Epic failure. This girl will probably be picking dirt out of her teeth for weeks.
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Watched a new documentary on Charles and Ray Eames and it brought to mind their marvelous short film, "The Powers of Ten," here on YouTube....
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Something tells me these good ol’ boys didn’t think this stunt all the way through. Here’s an idea let’s light Ed on fire stick him on a motorcycle full of fuel and make him jump into a pond … or over it either way.
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When this home sold for $119K in 2001, it was described as “Rock Bottom Priced.” Evidently not.
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I’m a big fan of how technology makes life easier. Unfortunately, it also makes it easier for scam artists to target potential victims. For many, the relative newness of using email and web access for banking, shopping and paying bills leaves them vulnerable to crooks looking to steal personal information for financial ga
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Cool temperatures in the 70s are getting ready to shoot up into the mid-90s next week.
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Redding police conducted an undercover operation at South City Park on Thursday afternoon and made four drug-related arrests.
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Anderson police officers arrested four people Thursday on suspicion of drug-related crimes after serving a search warrant at a home in the 2900 block of Ventura Street.
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Sam Aanestad's complaints about an anonymous and likely illegal attack website — traced to rival Doug LaMalfa's legislative chief of staff and campaign aide, Mark Spannagel — didn't carry much weight with the 1st Congressional District's voters Tuesday. The ballots carried LaMalfa to first place
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Tuesday, June 5, 2012, will be remembered as the beginning of the long decline of the public-sector union. It will follow, and parallel, the shrinking of private-sector unions, now down to less than 7 percent of American workers.
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I was recently informed that the roadside memorial for firefighter Capt. Mark Ratledge, who was killed on Interstate 5 back in February, had to be removed as it was "distracting."
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Mark Kent, Redding
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Your May 23 editorial stated, " 'Shop local,' the chamber of commerce always urges."
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Vote for the candidates with the most flyers, robocalls, radio/TV ads, and feet on the ground paid for by those we must ignore behind the curtain.
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SACRAMENTO — A trio representing a network of people sexually abused by priests staged a quiet demonstration Thursday outside the Sacramento Roman Catholic Diocese headquarters in an effort to convince church leaders to make public a suspended Redding priest's reported confession to a church-paid investigator that he mole
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LAKE SHASTA — A 29-year-old man died Thursday from drowning in Lake Shasta near the Sacramento River arm at Fire Island.
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Kendal Scott Gill was in custody after police said he tried to set his mother on fire inside their Radio Lane apartment Wednesday night.
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It was little more than a low spot in the ground. Water had pooled in it and weeds, grass and wildflowers grew in and around it.
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Some 150 people filed into the Shasta College Theater on Thursday night to celebrate the 10th annual 2012 African American Homecoming and Graduation Celebration.
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California did not fare well in a recent nationwide survey of small businesses.
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More than 64,200 ballots were uncounted Thursday in the 1st Assembly District, where Republican Brian Dahle, the top vote-getter, seemed headed for a fall run-off against Rick Bosetti, a same-party candidate.
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Former NBA great and L.A. Lakers star A.C. Green will be the featured speaker June 23 at a fundraiser for the Simpson University women's basketball program and the A.C. Green Youth Foundation.
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In 1912: Redding commandery, No 50, Knights Templar, gave its first public installation at the Masonic temple. Clad in all their proud regalia, and with swords at side, the militant knights were fine figures despite the heat that made elaborate uniforms uncomfortable.
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The accolades for Foothill High School's baseball team keep rolling in as the Cougars place five players on the 2012 Northern Section squad that was announced Thursday.
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Pitching ruled the Northern Section this year.
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Tournament starts Saturday
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Simpson University is transforming its nursing program in a move to triple its enrollment and earn national accreditation.
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The Parkview Market on Parkview Avenue in Redding will reopen at 11 a.m. Saturday.
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Fairs in rural Shasta County have a long and interesting history.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of AB- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed.
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It is natural to accumulate things over your lifetime, from gifts to items you need or want, to make living easier.
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Squats are a great way to train your quads, hamstrings and glutes. It is very easy to have improper form through the squat movement, so that will be the main focus for this article. I recommend you practice this exercise with just body weight to start, to get the correct form down before you progress by adding weight to the
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Prevent mosquitoes for you, and your horses
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A man died after drowning today in Lake Shasta at an island near the Bridge Bay Resort area.
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Authorities closed Keswick Dam Road down for a short time to search for evidence in a deadly May 27 hit and run.
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State Sen. Doug LaMalfa's legislative chief of staff and long-time campaign aide -- in my experience a friendly gent and very responsive and helpful when it comes to navigating the strange channels of the Capitol -- was suddenly very hard...
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Even though Frank Baum was a world-renowned hydroelectric engineer, and mapped and designed all the Pit River and Hat Creek powerhouses for PG&E, it was a roof-top air-cooler that ended his life. He invented the first high-voltage circuit breaker, a...
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Jeff Schauer offers up a lengthy indictment today of the top-two primary. He's not the only person to dislike the new system, but I think his complaints are pretty misguided. It was far from "rigged." Look, if you want to...
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A 49-year-old Campo man suffered a propeller cut to his arm and a laceration to his head in a boating accident this morning on Lake Shasta, Shasta County sheriff's deputies said.
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A Tehama County man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after he assaulted a woman last year and then held a razor blade to her throat and threatened to kill her if she contacted law enforcement officials, prosecutors announced today.
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Here’s an interesting interactive map of real estate related statistical data as it applies to individual Congressional Districts. The 2nd Congressional District ( us) has almost 300,000 households, with
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That's what activist John Dixon said he's working on. He called into KCNR this morning. He's unhappy the city of Redding signed a new contract for its camera program. Sounds like a petition host Carl Bott would sign. Bott mentioned...
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2nd Saturday Art Night is 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jun 9.
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The revamped Home Affordable Refinance Program, also known as HARP 2.0, has helped fuel refinance activity across the country. With interest rates at historically low levels - a 30-year fixed dropped to 3.75 percent Friday - mortgage lenders are busy this spring. The Federal Housing Finance Agency reporte
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Hundreds of thousands of cash-strapped Americans have been targeted by abusive debt collectors operating out of overseas call centers suspected of links to organized crime in India, law enforcement officials told ABC News. The calls are part of a massive scam, one that appears to target struggling Americans -- especially
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Excerpt from a piece entitled "What Meth Means" by Richard Mills in California Northern: During the long, wild winter that dominated the early months of 2011, my wife and I went on a trip to Lake Tahoe with a...
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Perhaps not right on the lake, but amazingly close for under $150K.
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Parkview Market will have a guest of honor when it reopens Saturday in Redding. State Sen. Doug LaMalfa will attend the ceremonies, owner Hardev Bal told me this week. Bal said he invited LaMalfa to Saturday's festivities, which start at 11 a.m. The north state lawmaker, then an assemblyman, used
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Looks like a guerrilla agitprop graphic artist had his or her way with a billboard on North Market Street (just past Twin View). Might make a good T-Shirt, too. Here's a snapshot. (Thanks for the tip, Bruce G.)...
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In response to a post from yesterday, regular heckler Emil Shue proffers a challenge: I notice you don't announce a comparative endorsement/results percentage after the vote is in... I understand that it's not a prognostication, but it's always of some...
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Crews continue to clean up a diesel spill this morning at the Sunshine Food and Gas Station on Antelope Boulevard in Red Bluff.
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A 21-year-old Redding man arrested earlier this morning near California and Yuba streets downtown on suspicion of drug charges.
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Temperatures will continue hovering around the high 70s through the end of the week, but temperatures will jump into the 90s next week.
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A 20-year-old Redding man was arrested Wednesday night after police said he allegedly tried to set his mother on fire inside an apartment on Radio Lane.
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A parolee who also was a sex offender who failed to register was caught Wednesday afternoon after he put up a fight with a Red Bluff police dog and lost.
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If new jobs come from wrecking what makes Shasta County special, Shasta County doesn't want them.
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Judging the wisdom of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on super-size sugary sodas depends on where you draw the line between nudge government and noodge government.
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“Best pasta in town,” declares Larry Bauer of Redding, a regular at “Pasta Night” on Thursday evening at the Stillwater Grill in the Club House at Tierra Oaks, a 15-year tradition but still somewhat of a secret. “We’re a little drive and a lot of people don’t know we’re open to the public,” said Lori Picci
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In her work, artist Celeste White attempts to create a feeling of both harmony and creative tension in the viewer with the considerate placement of objects on a “canvas.” In addition, she likes to redeem items that might, in other circumstances, be considered worthless and mix these items with precious materials such as
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It’s been a cool five years since Robert Shiner bought and improved All Stars Sports Bar, and your correspondent has been increasingly pleased with each subsequent visit.
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Ashland, Ore.-based reggae artist Alcyon Massive will bring his Bound For Glory Band to downtown Redding’s Library Park today to kick off the 17th season of MarketFest.
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We as a people celebrate for many different reasons. Birthdays, weddings, religious festivals and other special days of the year are celebrated in America and around the world. Many people celebrate traditions from their countries of origin. This is an expression of who we are as a people.
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On Friday, thousands of Americans across the nation will be participating in Stand Up for Religious Freedom rallies. There will be a rally in Redding at the fountain in front of City Hall opposing the new mandate from the Department of Health and Human Services.
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Democrat Jim Reed had hoped for 30 percent or more of the vote in a field of split Republicans in the 1st Congressional District.
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A felony vehicular manslaughter charge has been filed against a Redding driver accused of hitting a Cottonwood woman who was picking roadside blackberries last year. The man allegedly was driving under the influence of marijuana and opiates.
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Haven Humane Society's new animal shelter and another brisk month for housing starts sparked building activity in Redding last month.
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Work to rebuild a damaged overpass on Interstate 5 south of Yreka could be finished in August, state officials said Wednesday.
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How a strike authorization vote will affect the two Raley's locations in Redding was not known Wednesday.
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Children dance with fellow campers Wednesday during the Shasta Family Justice Center’s Camp Hope 2012 at the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area environmental school.
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A Redding man who suffered major injuries Tuesday in a head-on traffic accident was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs, Redding police reported Wednesday.
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Though election day is over, two supervisor races still hang in the balance as almost 13,000 ballots remain to be counted.
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The Redding Colt .45s used a two-run fifth inning to top the Atwater Aviators 5-2 and take the three-game series at Tiger Field on Wednesday.
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Voters have vetoed the 92-acre shopping center planned in Churn Creek Bottom, but that doesn't mean a similar project won't eventually surface on the controversial plot of land.
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In 1912: Redding soon would be a wide-open town as far as the appearances of its barrooms was concerned. A new ordinance required a clean sweep view of the interiors. People on the sidewalk could see every mug of beer on the bar.
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Throughout their Assembly primary, Rick Bosetti and Brian Dahle both struck conservative notes, which is no surprise. They're both conservatives. But both Republicans are now headed for a new thing in California politics, a same-party primary for the Legislature. Democrats...
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The Best Western Hilltop Inn's remodel of its 115 rooms has earned the Redding hotel the "Plus" designation from Best Western International.
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A woman was arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old boy in Burney, authorities said.
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Doing some online due diligence, I ran across this review. The final con is a biggie: MacBook Pro's - 1. Track Pad (Fantastic!) 2. No Trial Software (everything installed is fully functional - no more nag screens) 3. Battery Life...
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Firefighters late this afternoon confined a fire at an east Redding church to one classroom.
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Three local attorneys start new full service law firm in Redding specializing in business and commercial law, estate planning, criminal law, family law and landlord-tenant law.
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Learn to memorize the Bible with Prof. Tom Meyer this fall at Shasta Bible College. Imagine memorizing a whole book or long portion of the Bible! Call 1-800-800-4SBC for more information.
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Join Prof. Tom Meyer, who has lived in Israel the past four years, in a survey of the Old Testament at Shasta Bible College. This unique class will incorporate maps, pictures and exciting cultural aspects of the Holy Land. Call 1-800-800-4SBC for more details.
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Learn the archaeology and geography of the Holy Land with Prof. Tom Meyer at Shasta Bible College this fall. Prof. Meyer has lived in Israel the past four years earning two MA degrees. One of his degrees is in the geography of Israel. He is also the author of a book on the subject. Call 1-800-800-4SBC for more information.
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Firefighters have contained a 1-acre grass fire off Whipporwill Circle in Shingletown, a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection official said.
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Most importantly, he was once the most famous writer in America, and secondly, he lived right here in Shasta County for a time with the Indian people This is his entry taken from my book titled The Dictionary of Early...
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A "May montage" of a rad gang of skateboarders. Some nasty-looking falls. Guess helmets and pads would be uncool. Do business owners have any liability for skateboard accidents on their property? Some use for our vacant commercial space and empty...
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Can fire up the wayback machine and visit our editorial archives? Here's a little item I wrote in 2008, after Churn Creek Bottom residents had asked the county to draft a specific plan for the controversial area -- this in...
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Some readers scoffed, in comments under my car sales story last week, at the notion that gas prices are falling. But I paid $3.99 a gallon this morning at the corner ARCO station in my neighborhood, a relative bargain. Gas there was hovering around $4.10 just a couple of days ago. When I reported on May 1
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A July 10 preliminary hearing date was scheduled today by a Superior Court judge for former Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero, who is charged with falsifying evidence and filing a false police report.
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But according to Sacramento Bee story a strike doesn't seem likely anytime soon. Raley's operates two stores in Redding, one on Lake Boulevard, the other on Hartnell Avenue. From the story:
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A Redding man who suffered major injuries Tuesday in a head-on traffic accident on Texas Springs Road near Branstetter Lane was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs, police reported today.
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Jeff Hess was talking pretty big before the polls closed last night, saying Hawkins Companies would try to develop something at Knighton Road even if Measure A lost as long as Measure B lost too. But I think it's over...
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Police chased down a stolen pickup this morning south of Redding and arrested two brothers.
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Here’s a government owned foreclosure you can buy for as little as 3% down using Homepath.
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Cooler weather will continue through the end of the week, but temperatures in the 90s will be returning next week.
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Shasta County voters appear poised to say no to a proposed shopping center in Churn Creek Bottom, which would overturn county supervisors’ unanimous approval of the project in August. With all precincts in Tuesday’s primary election reporting by 12:30 a.m. today, 19,957 votes, or 65.8 percent, had been cast against Meas
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Do northern spotted owls, whose legal protection under the Endangered Species Act helped fell the north state's traditional timber industry in the 1990s, need a little more logging to survive and thrive over the long haul?
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Would anyone work to support themselves or their families — and then turn over a chunk of that hard-earned money to somebody else, just because of the words used by that somebody else?
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I am humiliated!
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After learning about a program advertised through Redding Electric Utility, the HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program), from my low-income senior mom, I did a little research for her to try to find out if she and possibly some of her friends may qualify.
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Billions in highway taxes are collected when we all refuel. The Senate passed a bipartisan highway bill to use these monies for their intended purposes. The House has long delayed acting.
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Fresh Veggie Dill Dip
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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Mushrooms
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Asian Peanut Noodles With Chicken
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Thai Shrimp Curry Potpourri
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Trying to choose the top overall coaching performance for the 2012 season is a difficult task, so instead I've chosen 10. Here's a look at 10 coaches who took their teams to the top in 2012.
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The Redding Colt .45s split a doubleheader against the Atwater Aviators on Tuesday, losing the first game 3-2 and winning the second 3-1 at Tiger Field.
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SHASTA LAKE — For the second time this year, the City Council added a new member.
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The last of three young men convicted of killing a homeless man in 2009 was sentenced Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court to more than 20 years in prison.
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SACRAMENTO — After a six-day trial in U.S. District Court, a jury has ruled that former Shasta County District Attorney Jerry Benito and three co-defendants maliciously defamed the former director of the Shasta County Victim Witness program, awarding her at least $775,000 damages.
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In 1912:W. Jeff Vollmers of the Delta ranch sailed from San Francisco June 1 on the Umatilla for Nome, accompanied by his family and W.W. Johnson. They expected to remain the summer.
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BELLA VISTA — Cliff Roberts is now 91 years old.
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The Redding City Council voted Tuesday night to renew a contract for red-light cameras that reduces the lease cost and allows cameras to be moved to new intersections and adds cameras at more intersections.
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The death of a man whose body was found in April in a drainage ditch near Tulelake is not being treated as a homicide following the results of an autopsy, the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday.
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A state program that provides mortgage payment assistance to homeowners is expanding.
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Commenter "honeybadger" takes issue with today's editorial: San Jose=Charter City and NOT a member of PERS nice try failing to mention that little tid bit editor. Yep. I know that. And I don't think a city like Redding, for instance,...
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State Sen. Ted Gaines, who took an early lead in the primary race for the 1st Senate District, was preparing to declare victory.
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Voters assured the top two spots to state Sen. Ted Gaines and Democratic challenger Julie Griffith-Flatter in the four-way race for the 1st Senate District.
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Incumbent Supervisor Leonard Moty has the lead so far in the race to keep his current job on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors, and one candidate has conceded at 10:35 p.m.
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Pam Giacomini has more than 50 percent of the vote so far in her bid to fill the District 3 seat on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors.
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Cheri Beck and Bill Schappell are leading the race for the the District 4 seat on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors so far.
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My sweet, loving little girl Simcha crossed the Rainbow Bridge today. My heart is breaking.
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With early election results coming in, Measure A, which would uphold the proposed shopping center in the Churn Creek Bottom, is failing with 65.88 percent voting against and 34.12 voting for the ballot item.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES EUREKA — Local old timers are talking and professional skippers are nodding in agreement with a statement whispered in reverent tones, “This is the best salmon season ever!” Catching limits and being back to dock by mid-morning is almost like
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Republican Doug LaMalfa and Democrat Jim Reed continued to solidify their leads in tonight's primary for the 1st Congressional District.
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Loyce Kinzel, Redding
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Would anyone work to support themselves or their families — and then turn over a chunk of that hard-earned money to somebody else, just because of the words used by that somebody else?
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Cathy Grindstaff, Redding
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Stan Little, Old Station
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Republican candidate Brian Dahle is leading a close race in the pack of five for the 1st Assembly District, a field that includes a Redding city councilman and Democratic, Green and Libertarian candidates.
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RED BLUFF — Steve Chamblin and Burton Bundy were leading in early returns for Tehama County supervisor in districts 1 and 5.
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Republican Assemblyman Dan Logue is leading fellow Republican Bob Williams, and Democratic newcomer Charles Rouse in the race for the newly-drawn 3rd Assembly District.
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Well, not exactly Joaquin, but his friends in history (count me in there). Joaquin's history is right out of the Wild West and is as exciting and interesting as anything historical can get. The first time I read about his...
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The death of a man whose body was found in April in a drainage ditch near Tulelake is not being treated as a homicide following the results of autopsy tests, it was announced today.
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The California Highway Patrol opened all Interstate 5 lanes at 5:03 p.m. today after a big rig crash closed several lanes throughout the afternoon.
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The last of three young men convicted of killing a homeless man in 2009 was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to more than 20 years in prison.
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I was waiting for a client to arrive for a showing at a home for sale in Bella Vista. Out back, this lonely male was singing his Springtime Lovesong, from the top of a propane tank. Evidently, to good effect.
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Polls opened at 7 a.m. for California's June primary, and will remain open until 8 p.m.
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For those of you old fashioned enough like me to actually go to the polls today. I’ve written here before my opinion as to why I will be voting no on B. There may be no better example of unintended consequences than that offered by Bob Moore, an actual
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Selling new homes like this from 2004-2006 was like having a Midas touch. Gold everywhere.
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Too cynical perhaps but H.L. Mencken could be funny as heck, in the tradition of Twain. In December 1929 he wrote: "The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is...
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There should more sun today as the weather gets back to more seasonal conditions. Expect a high of 70 degrees in Redding with light winds, according to the National Weather Service. The overnight low will be 50. The weather warms up for Wednesday with highs in the low 80s,
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Vintage trains, model trains, a chili cookoff, a hobo film, and much more will roll out June 8-10 for Dunsmuir's 73rd Annual Railroad Days event. The railroad celebration kicks off Friday evening, June 8, with a preview of the old-time trains from the Western Pacific Railroad Museum based in Portola. Champion Club, a Dunsmu
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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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Only a tiny fraction of Californians will vote on one of the most important measures on the ballot today.
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There was never much doubt California voters were unhappy for many years with some parts of their electoral system before they finally did something about it in 2008 and 2010.
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See who was at what recent events in the north state.
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While most teachers are looking forward to a summer away from books, grading papers and classrooms, Boulder Creek Elementary School teacher Alicia McCauley is packing her bags for a trek to the African nation of Uganda, where she hopes to use writing as a way of healing the young child victims of human trafficking.
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At one minute past midnight on his 21st birthday, a person can go into a bar and legally order an alcoholic drink. Theoretically it is the first one in his life and he has no clue as to how it will affect him or his driving. This is as stupid as allowing that same person to drive a car with absolutely no experience, trainin
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Re: "Tensions mark Winnemem ceremony on Lake Shasta" (May 28): First of all I want to state that I am not Indian. I am, as far as I can determine, English on both sides of my family tree. But I am a Christian. I believe we were all created in God's image, and as Americans, we all have the same rights and privile
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The Redding Colt .45s summer collegiate baseball team won its opening series over the Oroville Pirates, with a 5-0 win Sunday night at Tiger Field.
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The Shasta County chapter of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association has lost another longtime member.
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The second rock from the sun today may delight those of us living here on the third one.
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A Redding woman who is out of town seeking treatment for cancer had her home broken into over the weekend.
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Shasta County supervisors may adopt a new budget Wednesday that tops last year's spending plan by almost $15 million, but lags far short of what it was several years ago.
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Roughly 50 north state students were recently awarded scholarships from businesses and organizations.
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In 1912: The day of the speed burner on Redding's principal streets was numbered for those who rode in automobiles and on motorcycles. A trail of dust flung in the face of the pedestrian and the occupant of the horse drawn vehicle would be an expensive pastime with the new ordinances prohibiting reckless driving in
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A group of consultants will be in Anderson this week to gather ideas about how to revive the Gateway Shopping Center area.
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A man chats on his cellphone as he rides his bike across the Court Street bridge between periods of heavy rain Monday in Redding.
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Police are looking for a man who robbed a clerk at the Valero gas station on Balls Ferry Road in Anderson at gunpoint Monday.
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Diane Richards was ready to chew out some public officials Monday.
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the soda jerk, has endorsed a plan to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, calling it the "right balance." Details here....
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A 78-year-old man was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to 29 years to life in prison for failing to register as a sex offender, prosecutors said.
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In an expensive-looking eight-page booklet that arrived in my mailbox on Election Eve, the Boise-based developer that wants to build that shopping center at Knighton Road stretches to make a local connection, noting on page 2 that "Hawkins Companies, founded...
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Three Shasta County residents were named today by Gov. Jerry Brown to the Shasta County Fair Board.
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A June 26 preliminary hearing was scheduled today in Shasta County Superior Court for a San Jose man charged with murdering an Oakland man last year near Anderson City Hall.
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It comes from commenter "Ken," in response to today's editorial: Nowhere is the urban/rural cultural divide more stark than in the matter of guns and gun control. In the cities, guns means the frightening paramilitary weapons used by criminals and...
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Police did not have to walk far to book a man into jail this afternoon.
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Voices of Faith — What do you think youths want from religion?
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Power lines are down in the area of Jessie Street and Banigan Road between Redding and Anderson after a vehicle rollover collision this afternoon.
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Did you know Charles Lindbergh flew over the Anderson fairgrounds in 1927 so low the words "Spirit of St. Louis" could be read on his plane? Much to the delight of the shocked onlookers, he dropped a large sheet of...
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We always mention when we publish the results of our online polls that they are not scientific. Case in point. The current one running about whether readers mean to vote in Tuesday's primary. At the moment, 93 percent of respondents...
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Police have been dispatched to the Valero gas station on Balls Ferry Road in Anderson for a reported armed robbery this morning.
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In a tweet, real estate agent Skip Murphy notes that search engines cannot find Shasta County's website. He's right, and it's weird. Google "Shasta County assessor" (without the quotes). I just did, and the first 50 results didn't include Leslie...
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The housing market is about as far as you can get from the free market. Nearly every aspect is manipulated in ways that have little to do with either supply or demand. Recent unbelievably low mortgage rates come at a cost. Record indebtedness.
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Like the rooftop terraces in Rome, this Redding ranch style home boasts an outdoor setting with a view. Okay, so it’s a little slan
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It's a strictly local measure, but if San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's ballot measure to cut pension accrual rates for existing city workers passes -- and survives the inevitable litigation -- look for it shift thinking about this issue statewide....
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Emergency crews have been dispatched to Whitmore Road near Millville for a single-vehicle rollover collision with minor injuries.
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“Gem in the rough” is a shopworn cliche in real estate, but Amethyst seems to fit.
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2012 Points Posted! Champion Raceway in Medford Now posted their schedule with some changes  Champion Raceway Schedule June 9 STREET LEGAL RACE MOTORCYCLE, NO
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Showers and potential thunderstorms are not tap for today. There will be a south wind blowing between 9 and 16 miles per hour with gusts as high as 21 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
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On Saturday June 9th, 2012 the non-profit group Friends of Whiskeytown, Inc. is hosting a Hawaiian style Luau at Brandy Creek Beach. The event begins at 5 p.m.  All proceeds go to the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area trail program, including hiring trail crew members through the Student Conservation Association. This i
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Femme de Joie misses the old Omelet House, up there on North Hilltop. No, it wasn't a transcendental experience, but it was a pretty good place to get breakfast in a town where decent breakfasts are thin on the ground. Behind the counter was a menu signed by Ron Howard, who stopped in one morning [...]
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It's going to be a dramatically cooler day today in Redding than it's been in weeks. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high near 68 degrees and rain for the area. Thunder also is possible after 11 a.m., and winds may gust up to 25 mph, they said. The low tonight will drop to 51 degrees
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Mention guns and school in the same sentence in most of California, and it'll provoke thoughts of lockdowns, if not appalling tragedies.
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The negotiations and sanctions surrounding Iran's current nuclear program have been much on the minds of our representatives lately. This is nothing new. Iran's nuclear ambitions go back to 1957 with President Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace program. Back then, we supplied the Shah of Iran's government with a l
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It was with real sadness that I read the front page of the Record Searchlight on Memorial Day.
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I'm currently an inmate in the Shasta County Jail. I've been reading about the new realignment program for offenders as well as this new jail to solve the county's overcrowding and repeat offender problem.
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Chris Solberg, unfortunately homelessness is a crime. It's called vagrancy.
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Chico native Kurt Kitayama won the championship flight Sunday at the 2012 Redding Open hosted by the Gold Hills Golf Club in Redding.
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CHICO —Their last high school game might be one of the more memorable contests for Central Valley's Bob Anderson and Foothill's Austin Coleman.
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If there was ever a sport in the world where the best team doesn't always win, it's baseball.
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is holding two public meetings today in Redding on a proposal to double the amount of critical habitat for the northern spotted owl.
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American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, a 24-hour relay walk, begins at 9 a.m. Saturday on the track at Shasta College in Redding.
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In 1912: The prospect of a state highway coming to Redding was looking good. Highway commissioners planned to arrive in Redding with an engineer. A telegram from them said: "State highway commission has taken route under consideration. Will be on ground personally with engineer, within two weeks and render decision."
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Russell Hunt, a former candidate for numerous elected offices in Redding and Shasta County, was robbed and pepper-sprayed early Sunday morning by an unknown attacker on Bechelli Lane, police said.
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Cancer comes in all stages and hits all ages. There are many types, types within types and varied treatments. The common experience is how the journey begins — with the words: "It's cancer."
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From his seaside villa in Dubrovnik, Croatia, that's 68-year-old Robert Benmosche's prescription for the financial crisis that ails Europe and, presumably, us. Excerpt from an interview with Bloomberg: "Retirement ages will have to move to 70, 80 years old. That...
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A grass fire in east Redding has been contained.
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At least on high-speed rail, according to this new poll, in which a majority want to the see the issue on the ballot again and would vote against it....
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The La-Z-Boy store on Athens Avenue in Redding is being evacuated this afternoon because there may be an electrical fire there, dispatchers said.
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A beauty queen. Sex. Religion. Kidnapping. Tabloid journalism. Dogs and cloning. One of the strangest and most entertaining documentaries I've seen recently....
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Father Greg has recently gone to heaven. He spent his whole priestly life as a missionary in Guatemala. A Minnesota farmer, agreed to go to San Lucas Toliman for 2 years, but God had different plans, he never left. I met him a few years ago and was able to briefly visit with him each year we returned to t
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Forget slowing GDP and rising unemployment -- this may be even worse news for Obama. Maureen Dowd's column in today's NYT. Excerpt: The president who started off with such dazzle now seems incapable of stimulating either the economy or the...
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Russell Kay Hunt, a former candidate for numerous political offices in Redding and Shasta County, was robbed and pepper-sprayed early this morning by an unknown attacker on Bechelli Lane, police said.
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The Washington Post recently quoted Cal State Sacramento professor Barbara O'Connor saying that "at least 100 of the state's 482 cities are on track to face (possible bankruptcy) by the end of the year." E-mailed Kurt Starman to check on...
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A low pressure system will cool things off starting today and will likely bring rain Monday.
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Some political intrigue to start your Sunday morning. Doug Juenke, board president of the Shasta Association of Realtors, recently emailed some "interesting info" gathered from conversations he had with agents who list foreclosed homes. Juenke wanted to know why the supply of bank-owned homes coming to market has withered o
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There's the little boy, fighting his hardest against the impossible, his small arms flailing and his pudgy hands balled into fists as soft as ripe apricots. Tears stream down his cheeks.
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Californians will run a grand political experiment on Tuesday. Will you do your part to make it work?
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Last week Shasta County's high school graduates, joining a projected 3.2 million of their peers this spring, listened to inspirational keynote speakers tell them to go out into the world and take it by storm. "Congratulations!" was the word of the day and the graduates shared hugs, tears, laughter and, if truth
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I don't think it's right that your newspaper is printing stories defending the Winnemem Tribe's right to use public Land for their own personal uses. They should have no more right to use that land than any other American citizen.
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When I read the letter from Zuleika Larcade complaining about her son's exclusion from a school field trip for academic reasons, the contrast between her attitude about education and those of my school days could not be more stark.
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How can opponents of Measure B claim, honestly, that it will rob owners of property rights? "Yes" on Measure B will protect property rights of Churn Creek Bottom owners by preserving the existing general plan.
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Re: "Why punish kids who fall behind?": Our children can memorize every move required to play video and computer games, phone numbers and every symbol for texting on phones. You object that your son should be expected to know 50 states and their capitals
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I am writing this letter out of concern for the Winnemem Indians, who are requesting a designated area to be blocked off on the McCloud Arm of Lake Shasta June 30-July 4. I have absolutely no connection to this tribe, but I do reside on Lake Shasta.
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What happened to all the signs that used to be up all around Redding that simply stated: "No Room for Racism"? Why do I bring up this question? Because it is coming back, only in a place that we never though it would show its face. Our schools.
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At times it's hard to believe in a simple explanation to a complicated issue like voting "Yes on Measure B." We get the feeling someone's not telling the whole story, or something smells a little fishy.
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If a reader has reached page 100 of John Grisham's new novel, "The Litigators," and hasn't laughed at least eight times, that reader's funny bone needs re-examining.
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My dad grew up on a ranch near the small town of King City in Central California. The whole family participated in running the ranch, and he spent his boyhood in cowboy boots, driving tractors and rounding up cattle. It was hard work, but he remembers that time fondly and part of him will always long to be back on the ranch
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The way I see it now is so much different from the way I saw it back in the eighth grade.
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm following the ballot proposition to add $1 tax to a pack of cigarettes purchased in California. The tax will be used for researching tobacco-related cancers and illnesses. There are claims that the tax increase will reduce the number of young people who light up. If it helps curb new smokers I'm
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Julie Snider and Patrick Bell, both of Redding, were married March 24, 2012, at Our Lady of Mercy, Catholic Church in Redding. The ceremony was followed by a reception at Mercy Oaks. Father Jonathan Molina officiated. The bride is the daughter of John and Mary Snider of Redding. She is a 2000 graduate of Foothill High Sch
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Better water efficiency is what Instant-Off is all about. This simple device eliminates wasted dripping water. It installs in a minute or less and requires no batteries, plumber or electricity. It can reduce home water usage by up to 75 percent, translating to a savings of 5,000 to 15,000 gallons of water a year.
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The Record Searchlight introduces a new column today, Foreclosure Alternatives. A panel of three north state real estate professionals will provide insight each week about some of today's pressing real estate issues, such as loan modifications, short sales and foreclosures.
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Jay Perez, 32, is part of a rare breed. He's a young person carving out a successful career in agriculture, bucking the trend toward an aging farm population.
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Here are 10 high-tech bad habits to break.
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Firefighters stopped a vegetation fire that grew to 42 acres in Bella Vista on Saturday, making it the second-largest blaze so far this year in Shasta County.
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In 1912: Dr. George B. Hoskins, the Midas Mine company physician, was expected to arrive home from San Francisco a benedict. While there he married Miss Ruth Lesser at her mother’s home. The bride was an exceedingly attractive young woman who would receive a hearty reception in the home that her husband had prepared for h
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CHICO — One more time on the diamond.
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Nothing, Marc. And I say that as someone who's first job wasn't at a newspaper -- fun work for a bright teenager; we should hire more of them -- but at, yes, McDonald's, followed by a stint cleaning tables at...
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Sam Aanestad, Doug LaMalfa
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When Redding's Owens Healthcare Cycling team got its start nine years ago, its six original members traveled all over the Western states, racing — and often winning — contests in New Mexico, Montana and Idaho.
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Q: Is it legal to dive for scallops at night? I have found in the regulations where it says that clams may not be taken at night but I cannot find regulations that apply to scallops. Can you help?
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SKATEBOARD CAMP
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Father's Day is June 17, so the annual Home Run Challenge to raise money for research to help battle prostate cancer is on deck.
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SHASTA LAKE — Incoming Councilwoman Rose Smith has been hard at work recently preparing for her appointment Tuesday to the City Council dais.
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WHISKEYTOWN NATIONAL RECREATION AREA — A picnic for military families at Whiskeytown's environmental camp had a lot to offer Saturday.
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Tanner Rice, 19, of Redding became the new Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt champion of the world in the 167.5-pound division Saturday night in Long Beach.
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As the election nears, groups on all sides of the Measure A and B debate are relying on sometimes unconventional advertising ideas to get their messages across.
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$136K study to assess costs for developers
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Committee in Support of Churn Creek Bottom Agricultural Lands (No on Measure A, Yes on Measure B): $30,662
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You already know they disagree over the shopping center.
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8 candidates crowd race for House seat
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Staffers at the Shasta County elections office were busy Friday preparing for Tuesday's primary. While many voters have cast ballots by mail already, officials aren't making any predictions on turnout.
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Obama has more donations, but GOP gets more money
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The city of Stockton, Calif., will decide Tuesday whether to give city leadership the authority to declare bankruptcy if the city can't reach a deal with its creditors by the end of the month.In February, Stockton entered negotiations with creditors under a new California law that requires municipalities to h
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Jon Fleischman, editor of the California-focused conservative website Flashreport, has a list --- a list of "viable" Republican candidates for Congress or the Legislature who haven't signed the "no new taxes" pledge. Hey, one of our locals is on it...
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Underneath the June sun, some 80 people stood surrounded by a circle of American flags. Some were saluting, others were holding their hands over their hearts, as 21 shots rang out followed by a sole bugler playing taps.
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Firefighters have contained at a vegetation fire in Bella Vista at 42 acres, making it the second largest fire of the year so far.
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I was struck by this comment today by JohnDixon: "Retail is not a career choice it is where one turns when they can't find employment doing what they otherwise would want to do. Minimum wage allows you to buy two...
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Enjoyed this comment, on the story about the fate of the old Greyhound depot in downtown Redding: citizenactivist writes: I remember the first time I visited the Greyhound, must have been a trip to see my dad or perhaps I...
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Officially it was the Cottonwood Hotel, but because it was so huge and a mountain of a place, it was called the Mountain House. It was built in 1884 by Red Bluff carpenter Jack Eirl directly across the road from...
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and more specificly, the "Assigned Judges Program"[judicialcouncilwatcher.wordpress.com]
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By the power of Odin! We recall this listed as a failed short sale for $90K.
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Looking back at the whirlwind of activity that is March/April and May in my annual gardening journal, it is always with some relief that I come to the relative peace of June in the North State Garden. Most plants are doing what they are supposed to be doing, most big planting or replanting is done [...]
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A low-pressure system will cool things off starting Sunday and could bring rain early next week.
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Seniors at four Shasta County schools graduated Friday evening. Here are the stories from the ceremonies:
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In 1912: Almost 3 inches of rain ahead of last season made the record of that season secure and it would remain well in the lead, particularly as a storm that was currently in the area did not appear to be breaking up and would lift the gauge still higher.
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Taking a 5 percent haircut off the top of the governor's and other California elected officials' salaries will make a trivial difference in the state budget. When it comes to cutting the deficit, it'd be more effective to send Assembly members to Southern California beaches with metal detectors to hunt for lost
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In the end, the battle over the future of Churn Creek Bottom at Knighton Road and I-5 sure kicked up a lot of Class I and II soil, with each side exaggerating the benefits or the harm of the proposed 92-acre shopping center.
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I recently attended one of the town hall meetings regarding the new shopping center at Interstate 5 and Knighton Road. I found out that the developer works with many retailers that don't exist here in Shasta County.
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Our community is at a crossroads. The junction we face is that of deliberate planning for our region, kids' future and quality of life vs. simple inertia driving an unsustainable development pattern.
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Republican politicos love to talk about choice, an emotional, "we're on your side" word.
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After almost four years as president, Barack Obama has only two things to run on for re-election: Bush did it, and the race card.
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It's annoying every year when Redding closes portions of major streets during Kool April Nites events.
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The 2012 fire season for Shasta County starts Monday, and officials with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection are warning of the increased chances of accidental fires.
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Crews battled a 2-acre vegetation fire Friday afternoon near Rancho Road and Old Oregon Trail in south Redding.
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A Redding woman and more than 20-year cancer survivor left a special gift for the American Cancer Society following her death last year.
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A 30-year-old Redding man was arrested early Friday after police said he stabbed another man at a home near Buenaventura Boulevard and Eureka Way.
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Dustin Hills, Joe Brattoli, Mike Hubert, Paul Sabourin, Rich Cobb and Mike Wright drove to big wins last Saturday at the Shasta Speedway in Anderson
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One of the most prestigious amateur golf tournaments in the north state — the 2012 Open Golf Championships — begins today in Redding.
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If opening night was any indication, the Colt .45s have a flair for the dramatic.
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Chico High's Kody Atkins and Gridley's Ryan Donnahoe proved they belong among the state's elite.
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Echoing results across the country, some Redding car dealers experienced a surge in sales last month.
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Cronic Disaster Services has donated more than $25,000 to two local charities. The money comes from the company's annual charitable golf tournament.
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I'm not surprised that Gov. Jerry Brown will seek California Environmental Quality Act "streamlining" from the Legislature to push the high-speed rail line forward in the face of numerous lawsuits, as the Bee reports. The move has been telegraphed pretty...
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Terry Bringazi, Redding
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This letter came too late to get in the paper, but commercial real estate broker Ken Miller -- who, fair warning, has long supported the Hawkins project -- offers his thoughts about the oft-repeated claims that retail vacancies in Redding...
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If a reader has reached page 100 of John Grisham's new novel, "The Litigators," and hasn't laughed at least eight times, that reader's funny bone needs re-examining.
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My dad grew up on a ranch near the small town of King City in Central California.
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The way I see it now is so much different from the way I saw it back in the eighth grade.
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Northern Section athletes competing from Clovis.
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The building is the Cottonwood Hotel also known as Mountain House and was located in Cottonwood. djimoulidine guessed it correctly at 9:15 a.m. and has won himself the big $25 gift certificate for Nello's Place. Congratulations!!! Thanks to everyone who...
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Crews are battling a vegetation fire this afternoon near Rancho Road and Old Oregon Trail in south Redding,
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Despite tough competition from bans on texting while walking and plastic bags. From YouTube:...
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With container gardening, the deeper the pot the less watering required. Pots with a small soil volume dry out faster. Unlike plants in the ground, plants in pots or hanging baskets in the yard or on a patio are exposed on all sides to the drying effects of wind and sun. On hot, windy days you may have to water them more th
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The connection between fairies and gardens goes back centuries.
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Toyon is a common California shrub that is a favorite of many native birds because of its red berries in winter. It looks like holly and is the source of Hollywood's name.
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Does the real world seem overwhelming? Make a new one. Fairy gardens are miniature places filled with little plants and lots of fun details.
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We always get lots of apples on our trees, but most are small. Is it true that thinning the fruit will increase the size of the apples?
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Struggling to open a jar? Put on your fighting gloves. Dish gloves make it easy to get a good grip.
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Proposition 140 is a noble failure that retards, rather than advances, the cause of conservative governance. So writes Matthew Cunningham at FoxandHoundsDaily.com. Read the whole thing....
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From Bloomberg: "People are going to find value," John Lynch, the Charlotte-based regional chief investment officer for Wells Fargo Private Bank.... "Our fundamentals may be declining, but our fundamentals are less absurd than in many areas of the world. Profits...
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Another color for feasting one’s eyes. It has been very hot out there the last few days. I hope the flowers enjoy it. It will cool down fast and we’ll have a break before any relentless Summer gets it’s hooks into us. Enjoy!
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Last night was was Realtor and Affiliate night at Riverfront. A fun benefit for our local community theater, and for building their much needed new facility downtown. A funny romp through “Nana’s” Plays weekends thru June 1
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What is the name of the hotel and in what town was it located? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. We have great prizes to entice you to play. On the first Friday of each month a $25 gift...
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Only 86 foreclosure homes for sale today, many out of the area. Are we seeing the end of REOs?
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Redding police said they arrested a 30-year-old man early this morning after responding to a reported stabbing near Buenaventura Boulevard and Eureka Way.
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Times are tough, money is tight and the registration on your vehicle expired last month. Now what do you do? I can’t tell you how to solve your financial issues; I have enough problems with my own. I can tell you that you do not want to fall into this next category, which basically is providing [...]
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The two days rounding out this week will be hot, but next week is looking cool and possibly wet.
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Inwood vintner Reverge Anselmo is entirely within his rights to reach into his deep pockets and financially back the candidates and causes he supports.
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A very strange story, a 6,000-word front-page New York Times piece on how, every Tuesday, Barack Obama shuffles "baseball cards" with the pictures and bios of suspected terrorists from around the world and chooses who shall die by drone strike. He even reserves for himself the decision of whether to proceed when the
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Cheri Beck is an excellent candidate for Shasta County supervisor in District 4. She possesses the leadership skills, knowledge, experience and drive that it takes to serve Shasta County with the highest degree of competence and integrity.
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Seventy-five years ago this month a bridge opened that was paid for neither by the federal government, nor by the state of California, but solely by the residents of the San Francisco Bay area through private funds and bond investment.
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Call me hyper-emotional if you like, but I was brought to tears before I had read halfway through Silas Lyons' column Sunday, "A glimpse of vets' sacrifices." I was a veteran of the forgotten war in Korea. I was a hospital corpsman aboard the flagship of the Seventh Fleet.
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High school seniors at three Shasta County high schools donned caps and gowns Thursday evening and paraded onto stages to mark their last day as high school students and their first steps into adulthood.
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When a Redding couple purchased the circa 1953 Greyhound Bus Station in downtown Redding last year, they envisioned preserving its classic modern outside look while updating the inside.
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Recent actions by the city to get two blighted downtown buildings cleaned up don't mean Redding is taking a tougher stand on neglect.
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In 1912: Many people came to the see the Sells-Floto circus. Everything was comparatively new. Rinaldo, the ball room horse, was the sensation of the performance. It was by far the best circus that has appeared in Redding.
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In 1978, Russell Todd took six Anderson Union High School students from a small field off Olinda Road to a national trap shooting contest in Nebraska. They won.
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Athletes don't succeed by being passive.
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Firefighters mop up a fire in Happy Valley that they say was started by the lawn mower in the foreground.
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Redding hit its first triple-digit daytime high Thursday, a trend that won't stick around as next week should cool off by as much as 25 degrees.
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Siskiyou County Public Health officials are warning of a possible outbreak of canine distemper, a disease that could affect household dogs.
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With Shasta College facing loss of academic accreditation that puts it in danger of closing down, college president Joe Wyse says he's confident the school will be able to meet requirements to save itself from sanctions.
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Those waiting to send in their vote-by-mail ballots for Tuesday's election should now just take them to the Shasta County Elections Office to ensure they'll be counted, Cathy Darling Allen, registrar of voters, said Thursday.
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Qualifying events for CIF start today
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Local trio Manzanita will bring their folk and light rock tunes -- standards and originals -- to the Post Office Saloon this coming Wednesday, June 6th, from 6:30 - 9:30. Manzanita is Dick Sorensen, Bruce Webb and Dennis Ferrell and these three have a grand time sharing tunes wit
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The McCloud Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 41st annual Flea Market on Sunday.
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Finally got some good pictures of the new white papavers. You have to catch them in just the right light. Too much light and the image blown out. Too little and they look drab. These are more of the fine crop of Annie’s flowers we got at Eileen Barry’s Wild Thyme in April. The  tomatoes are […]
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You can argue endlessly about which are the greatest photographs ever taken... but here are 40 of the most powerful photographs.Warning: Kleenex alert.
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New ride at park will be delayed
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Those waiting to send in their vote-by-mail ballots for Tuesday’s election should now just take them by the Shasta County Elections Office to ensure they'll be counted, said Cathy Darling Allen, registrar of voters.
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Firefighters this afternoon contained a vegetation fire sparked by a lawnmower on Serendipity Lane in Happy Valley to about 7 acres.
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Yessirree. It was just one of the many forms of recreation taken up by the employees of the Iron Mountain Mine. Many of their workers came straight here from England and were accustomed to those forms of recreation in...
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State Sen. Ted Lieu -- to the extent I see the SoCal Democrat in the news -- seems to be a smart guy. Here's what he has to say about a new state pension program designed to bring CalPERS-type benefits...
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Siskiyou County Public Health officials are warning of a possible outbreak of canine distemper, a disease that can be fatal household dogs.
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Redding police continue to search for the man who robbed the Planet Herb medical marijuana dispensary last week and today announced a $1,500 reward for information from Secret Witness of Shasta County.
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Pretty easy to throw up a cranky website blasting your political opponents these days. Now it's Doug LaMalfa's turn as the target, though really his part-time field staffer and local Tea Party leader, Erin Ryan, bears the brunt of the...
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Some of you may remember that I went to court and won a judgement for $6500 plus court costs against my former renter. Some of you expressed doubt that I would ever see any of the money, and I had to agree with you that it was going to be pulling teeth to get it.The setup - as proposed by the renter - was that h
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That is the scuttlebutt that the pro-shopping center crowd is spreading, including in a letter to the editor that arrived in my inbox this morning. And they are probably right. According to campaign-finance disclosures filed last week by the "Committee...
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The Wall Street Journal publishes an excerpt from a fascinating new book, "Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet," here....
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Rural dependency is just as bad as urban dependency, and Aanestad, unlike his main rival, is willing to say such. So says a conservative group called the Madison Project in endorsing Sam Aanestad over "big-government Republican" Doug LaMalfa. Of course,...
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A 23-year-old Cottonwood man was arrested early today after deputies spotted him trying to steal a motorcycle, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.
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A Red Bluff area man Wednesday told Tehama County deputies someone broke into his home and stole about $1,400 in property, according to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office.
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A 39-year-old Red Bluff woman was arrested Wednesday after she gave a false name to deputies during a traffic stop, according to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office.
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Some weeks back, an operative with Brian Dahle's campaign tried to tell me -- not blatantly pushing a story, but just "mentioning" in conversation -- that the Service Employees' International Union, the largest union representing state employees (among many other...
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Redding police said they arrested 32-year-old man today in connection with an armed robbery last week at the ampm market on Bechelli Lane in Redding.
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Suitable for Bed and Breakfast, or bastion set for a Zombie Apocalypse? Buyer decides.
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Temperatures are expected to cross into the 100s today before cooling down through early next week.
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Wow. Where did this month go? To recap, we began May by honoring Mental Health Month as part of our Literary Minds Online Book Club, a collaboration with Shasta County Health and Human Services. First we reviewed "Nowhere Near Normal," by Traci Foust. I really enjoyed Foust's writing, and gained a ton of insight about OCD,
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Remember Jack Melton, the bootleg fruitcake baker? He finally might be able to go straight.
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You have to wonder what George and Lenore Romney would have made of their son the candidate.
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Tasty burgers and steaks cooked to order by a friendly staff and served in a super-casual “Cheers”-like atmosphere where everyone seems to know everyone and even a patio for outdoor dining on summer nights – that’s Chrissy’s Steak House & BBQ off I-5 in Shasta Lake.
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Beth Grossman is inspired by stories of humanity, history and interpretation of religion. “The challenges we face on our planet will always keep me busy,” says Grossman.
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Cacao flowers are pollinated by tiny midges, whose wings flap 1,000 times a second. The chocolate that results from that buzz of activity reportedly assisted Casanova in his amorous pursuits.
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Location (geographically) and accessibility (proximity) to other bars are important considerations when, and only when, one desires to patronize those other establishments. When, however, quality trumps unquestionably quantity, one finds a short drive to somewhere like Woodside Grill is a much wiser investment of time.
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Having spent 12 years as Ronald Reagan co-chair in San Francisco, I should be immune to newspaper endorsements that are simply totally wrong.
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Sad to say that so often the choice offered us, with regard to candidates, boils down to selecting the one who has the lesser amount of negative baggage.
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In regard to Measure B, either you are going to preserve agricultural land and vote yes or you are not. What is your choice, Shasta County?
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The Winnemem Wintu are only asking that the end of one of the many fingers of Shasta Lake be closed while they hold their ceremony.
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Three Redding sisters, all retired cosmetologists, are donating a little style to area seniors at a price that can't be beat.
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The candidates may say fundraising was lighter for the Shasta County Board of Supervisors races this time around, but that doesn't mean the figures, once again, don't serve as a key barometer of campaign trends.
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Sales of foreclosed homes are booming in Shasta County.
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The California Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that Californians who want to use marijuana for medicinal purposes don't have to grow their own plants.
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PALO CEDRO — Tyler Halverson didn't even like the 200 at first.
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Three members of the Wellington Cup-champion Foothill Cougars highlight the all-Eastern Athletic League girls soccer team.
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As veterans, community leaders and others paid tribute this week to those who gave their lives in service to the nation, preparations are under way to lay the north state's most recent casualty to rest.
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Former manager sentenced in theft
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Mark Duenas, who found his wife, Karen, dead May 5, has hired an attorney who says rumors are hurting the grieving family and the investigation focused too quickly on the innocent husband.
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Preliminary hearing will be scheduled
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In 1912: Seven Industrial Workers of the World, as they chose to be styled, were locked in the city jail by Marshal Reidy for the offense of street begging and making of themselves general nuisances. They were given a plateful of bologna, bread and water and should have been as content as if left free to ply their solicitat
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A free informational seminar on the pros and cons of a foreclosure, loan modification or short sales will be held June 12 at YAKS Koffee on Bechelli Lane.
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When we bike instead of driving, it decreases noise, air, water and ground pollution as well as helps make you healthier.
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It surprises me just how many people are thinking about food scarcity these days. Are you?
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of AB- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed.
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Jazzercise class aids Relay for Life team
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So many times when people retire, they retire completely. Retiring completely can have some drawbacks when it comes to brain power and mental stimulation. When you watch TV, there is usually not any real mental stimulation.
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In response to yesterday's mention of a Hoopa Tribe petition to push ahead with the Klamath River hydroelectric dams' relicensing, Bob Gravely of PacifiCorp writes to dispel the notion that the company is not already taking agreed-to "interim" steps to...
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Here's a bill, passed today by the Assembly, where one word carries a lot of weight. Assembly Bill 2283, by Anthony Portantino, a Democrat from La Canada Flintridge in Los Angeles County, would change the name of the California Department...
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Cheap homes make it easier for young families to buy. Given that our public policies tend to be rigged against the young, who will have to pay the cost for our current deficit and extraordinary spending on Medicare, I can't...
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The husband of a Cottonwood woman reported dead May 5 has hired an attorney, who says the husband is innocent.
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Are you a bit surprised, given the heated discussions the past few years about marijuana and federal law in the north state, that not a single candidate for U.S. has really made much of an issue of it? I am....
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Police say they arrested a woman for the ninth time in 14 months Wednesday for allegedly being connected to thefts.
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Excerpt from the HealthyCal.org web site: "...A 2006 survey conducted in four northern Californian rural counties found that this combination of low access and low incomes hurts oral health. More than 28 percent of respondents living at or below the...
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BURNEY – The Hawkins Development Group will hold a town hall meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. today to discuss Measures A and B, which voters will decide in Tuesday’s election.
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Obtained by Reuters, a copy here, it shows Mitt was born in the USA but his father, George, who at one time aspired to the White House, was not (he was born in Mexico). Romney the Elder faced his own...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES EAGLE LAKE — The lake opened with light crowds due to the weather, but those that showed up caught plenty of fish averaging fish 2 1/2 pounds. This was a typical Eagle Lake opener thanks to that last minute cold front. SHASTA LAKE — There’s be
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Patrizzia Fox-Beaudet, the 10-year-old speller representing the north state at the 85th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., correctly spelled "qualitative" in round two of the bee this morning.
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Firefighters are responding this morning to a reported quarter-acre brush fire next to the Sacramento River in central Redding.
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I spent a good twenty minutes or so this morning trying to zip up my dress. I used to be able to do this with a minimum of fuss, easily reaching around to my back with either arm. Since tearing my left rotator cuff, my flexibility is somewhat limited (better than it was, but not perfect).I imagine it would have
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Nothing says welcome quite like yellow caution tape strung across a garage door.
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Highs are expected to dip into the 80s and upper 70s this weekend, but not before flirting with triple-digit temperatures.
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Please join us for a silent meditation in the Zen style of stillness followed by Hatha Yoga—slow, invigorating, flowing vinyasa practice. This is a practice that will develop your awareness “in the living moment” to promote a more sane life of peace and equanimity, living from the center of the mystery-all that is-you
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Sacramento's political culture all too often favors partisan one-upmanship over problem solving, but the rapidly approaching mass shutdown of state parks is focusing lawmakers' minds on what really matters.
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"Education" is a word that covers a lot of very different things, from vital, life-saving medical skills to frivolous courses to absolutely counterproductive courses that fill people with a sense of grievance and entitlement, without giving them either the skills to earn a living or a realistic understanding of the
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Many of the politicians who are in office today cannot be trusted.
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A possible solution to the blocking off of the section of Lake Shasta so the Wintu can have privacy would be to have the Army National Guard have a weekend drill to practice erecting a floating bridge across that section of the lake.
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Many people are aware that food stamps are being sold on Craig's List and other Internet sites. So, why isn't the government doing a sting?
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I enjoyed the article about Patrizzia Fox-Beaudet going to Washington, D.C., to the spelling bee. I wish I could be there to watch.
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Redding will get a preview of summer starting today as high pressure will push temperatures toward 100 degrees, a first for the year, forecasters said.
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Diamond accolades are back again.
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Erica Hunting hasn't succeeded with a furrowed brow. She's done it with a grin on her face and a passion for the international game.
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The prep baseball North All-Stars have been announced for the 10th annual Chico Breakfast Lions Bob Busch Classic game, set for at 12:05 p.m. Sunday at Doryland Field in Chico.
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Amid state Sen. Doug LaMalfa's recently filed campaign finance forms were two April payments to his embattled chief of staff who went quiet after Sam Aanestad's campaign linked him to an anonymous attack website.
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Seven people were rescued Tuesday by Shasta County sheriff's deputies, Redding firefighters and some fishermen after a canoe tipped over on the Sacramento River in south Redding.
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Aside from the CIF state track meet, the high school sports season is essentially over in the Northern Section.
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What do you sell? We sell high-quality hand-crafted items made by local artisans and crafters. We have an eclectic mix of items that includes museum-quality art, handmade furniture, jewelry, whimsical wearable art, children’s toys, lamps, and home décor … just to mention a few.
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Patrizzia Fox-Beaudet, 10, of Pacheco Elementary School, meets with other Scripps National Spelling Bee participants Sunday in Washington, D.C.
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Two former business partners at the heart of an alleged multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme won't stand trial until early next year.
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In 1912: Misfortune overtook Violet Ebilbert, high school student and a member of 50 picnickers who went to Iron Mountain to enjoy a school outing at the Little Frisco picnic ground, two miles up the mountain from the mine. While swinging on a tree swing, her foot struck the ground with sufficient force to sprain her ankle.
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A Shasta College student and his film partner are working on a documentary about private property rights and religious freedom that's partially inspired by the legal battle of vintner Reverge Anselmo.
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California Highway Patrol investigators have little to go on in a fatal hit-and-run reported early Sunday and have asked anyone with information to step forward, a spokesman said Tuesday.
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Sentencing for a Cottonwood woman convicted earlier this month of beating a 7-year-old boy nearly to death in late 2009 was postponed Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court until June 22.
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The Burney Regional Community Fund recently awarded $40,000 to six organizations in the Intermountain area.
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Reading this LA Times homage to venerable and versatile composer Johnny Mandel, now in his late eighties, brought to mind the seductive theme from the movie M*A*S*H, "Suicide is Painless." Online it says director Robert Altman's then-14-year-old son wrote the...
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From the Little Leagues to the Major Leagues, athletes in Redding are serious about sports, winning, and scholarships. Now they have a professional strength coach looking out for them too.
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The Shasta Percussion Workshop has become an annual event that many people anticipate every year. Open to students ages 13-24 or music educators of any age, we explore percussion music in a six-day workshop, held June 7-14 (weekdays) at Shasta College. A feature concert, June 14 at 7 p.m., is open to the public: $8 admissio
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Shasta College will be offering a three-week intensive vocal training class this for high school through college age students. The class runs from June 11 though June 28. Renowned faculty include Robert and Elizabeth Waterbury, Daun Weiss and Stefan Gordon.
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The fifth annual bluegrass festival fundraiser called “Bluegrass on the Mountain” in Manton is scheduled for Saturday, June 16 at 3 p.m. at Cedar Crest Vineyards. The vineyard is at 32505 Forward Road in Manton, California. The Manton Music & Arts Council is sponsoring the event.
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Dancers from Redding Dance Centre are hot when it comes to being accepted into esteemed dance programs around the nation. Seven Redding dancers auditioned and were accepted into summer intensive training programs around the country. These 4- to 6-week programs focus on dance technique, but also include classes such as d
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Redding Dance Centre will present the ballet production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, as well as a featured medley of jazz, tap, and modern dance pieces titled Do Your Thing, on Saturday, June 9th at the Redding Civic Auditorium.
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Local CubScout Pack 41 of Redding, CA. place American flags to honor veterans
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Simpson University is pleased to announce the names of 75 north state residents who made the Dean’s List (GPA of 3.50 or above) in Simpson’s traditional undergraduate program for the spring 2012 semester.
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Shasta Wildlife Rescue needs you!!!
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Sacramento's political culture all too often favors partisan one-upmanship over problem solving, but the rapidly approaching mass shutdown of state parks is focusing lawmakers' minds on what really matters.
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Darlene Schalesky, Round Mountain
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One of the all-time greats.
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The short-sale process is expected to get shorter starting June 15. New guidelines issued under the Federal Housing Finance Agency will require Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to give home buyers of short sales notice of their final decision within …
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Seven people were rescued today by sheriff's deputies, firefighters and some kindly fisherman after a canoe tipped over on the Sacramento River in south Redding.
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Seven people were rescued today by sheriff's deputies, firefighters and some kindly fishermen after a canoe tipped over on the Sacramento River in south Redding.
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What happened when copper mining was no longer an industry in Shasta County in the late 1930s and the focus was no longer on its rich minerals? State, federal, and county agencies began working together to develop recreational facilities on...
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Siskiyou County deputies believe a man wanted since Friday for allegedly shooting his roommate is in the Redding area.
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Four people were injured Sunday in a wreck on Highway 3 near Yreka, the California Highway Patrol reported today.
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The Better Business Bureau recently issued a warning to consumers regarding the misleading practices of debt settlement companies. This warning comes after receiving more than 3,500 complaints since the start of the recession in 2007. The BBB reports that many individuals paid hundreds of dollars in upfront fees to debt
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Pete Stiglich, candidate for Congress in the 1st Congressional District, is not talking about my beloved Record Searchlight -- hey, you in the back, quit snickering -- but about the Paradise Post, in response to its recent endorsement of rival...
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The last time I saw my friend Kent Wakefield, he needed a lift.
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You know, for all that conservative types in Siskiyou County complain about the Klamath Basin agreements to remove PacifiCorp's dams, one is periodically reminded that some in the environmental community have an equally dim view of the deals, from their...
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California Highway Patrol officers and Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies today are still looking for clues in an apparent fatal hit and run early Sunday on Keswick Dam Road.
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Sometimes you have to wonder what the hell these pilots are thinking when they pull stunts like this.
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Shasta County’s anti-drunken driving campaign has ended its Memorial Day weekend campaign with fewer arrests for driving under the influence than 2011, a spokesman for the campaign said.
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A prior listing says this home also has a 20 X 20 shop and is fenced for horses.
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Today should be a warm day in Redding with a high temperature near 86 degrees. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a low tonight about 58 degrees. On Wednesday, expect a sharp jump in temperature as the high soars up to 94 degrees. Forecasters predict a high for the week of 99 degrees on Thurs
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When Brandi Chastain's World Cup-winning penalty kick brought the nation to its feet in 1999, the Bandits were in diapers.
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It is not unreasonable to assume a few observations on your behalf:  you know somebody who has gone off to college and not returned; you know somebody who doesn’t believe in the value of college education; and you know somebody who believes local students are being fully prepared for college readiness. While each of thes
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As multiple speakers told the state Board of Forestry last week during its public hearing in Redding on rules to implement a $150 annual tax on homeowners who live in forested rural areas, the only good thing to do with the unfair and almost surely unconstitutional "fee" is for the Legislature to reverse itself and
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From the moment Gov. Jerry Brown announced his latest budget revision proposal, complaints poured in both from his political enemies and some interests that have usually supported him.
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Our Project Homeless Connect was a few days ago. Nice that shoes, packs and sleeping bags were given out.
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Now that the Republican candidate for president seems to be selected, the emphasis seems to have shifted to the question of who will be chosen as his running mate.
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I speak for all of those who serve the public.
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A house caught fire near the Shasta District Fair grounds in Anderson on Monday evening, leaving a family of 13 homeless.
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Helen Tucker, 88, milled about the grounds of Lawncrest Memorial Park on Monday morning, a bottle of liquid cleaner in her hand.
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Lee Plotkin (right) splashes son Wilson, 3, on Monday at Brandy Creek Beach at Whiskeytown Lake. Redding saw highs in the upper 70s, which drew people out to enjoy the lakes and campgrounds around the north state on Memorial Day.
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On a mountain ridgetop in western Tehama County heavy-equipment operator Byron Madole was shaking off the rust from months of not fighting fires.
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Shasta County probation officials are recommending to a Superior Court judge that the Cottonwood woman convicted this month of beating a 7-year-old boy nearly to death in late 2009 should get a maximum of two life prison terms, plus nine years.
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Four years after the catastrophic summer of 2008, fire officials say the brush is drying out and another season is already under way.
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When the Cascade Theatre opens for its new season next month, it will have a touch of modern and a whiff of freshness.
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Two events are planned this week to celebrate and raise funds for Redding's famous eagle pair.
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1912: Rice and cotton were being successfully grown in Redding on a small lot adjoining the residence of Charles Boyd, the Redding expressman where some of the finest samples of these plants enjoy a healthful, luxuriant growth. Boyd received his seed from Baton Rouge, La.
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Shasta County probation officials are recommending to a Superior Court judge that the Cottonwood woman convicted this month of beating a 7-year-old boy nearly to death in late 2009 should get a maximum of two life prison terms, plus nine years.
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Local law enforcement agencies stayed predictably busy this Memorial Day weekend, but no more than the hard-partying three-day weekend usually calls for, they said.
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A house that caught fire near the Shasta District Fair grounds in Anderson has been contained, a fire official said.
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I guess the term "long weekend" doesn't have as much meaning to me now, since all the days are a weekend. I'm still getting used to not having to go back to work, and I mean that in the best possible way, but I still think in terms of weekdays/weekends. Perhaps that is because most of my friends are on that schedule, and st
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The South County Sun Devils got a grand slam to help beat the Chico Suns Red 13-3 before losing to the Colusa Channel Cats 9-1 at the Chico American Legion Memorial Day tournament Saturday.
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Never knew fly fishing could be so hilarious. The incomparable William Powell and Myrna Loy from "Libeled Lady," a classic from the mid-Thirties. How'd they get a fish to do that?...
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Voices of Faith: Do you believe Americans have an ethical obligation to vote in all/any elections for which they’re eligible?
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A vegetation fire that grew to 68 acres in size has been contained this afternoon in Cottonwood.
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This is, IMHO, one of the the very finest readings of prose in modern times. The writer could never have dreamed that a private letter to his wife would, 150 years later, be used as a centerpiece in an art form completely unimaginable in his lifetime. It beautifully illustrates the painful conflicts of the soldi
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Forecasters are predicting sunny skies and a high of 77 degrees today for Memorial Day in the Redding area. The low tonight should drop to 57 degrees. Except things to warm up for the rest of the week, including nearly triple-digit temperatures on Thursday and Friday. Tuesday's high should be 85 degrees, while Wednesday's
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It’s becoming more difficult to find decent bank owned homes under $100 per sqft. Here’s one.
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Photographers from around the world are invited to submit their images online to the 2012 Images from A Glass Eye International Juried Photography Show, sponsored by the Tehama County Photo Club, of Red Bluff California. Deadline for entries: June 27, 2012 The Best of Show will win $1,000, second place $500 and third place
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Unlike our other wars, the federal government asked nothing of the American public by way of sacrifice for the war in Iraq and the one still ongoing in Afghanistan. And there is alarmingly casual talk of a war with Iran.
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In these harsh and bitter times when the air is thick with acrimony, we owe a vote of thanks to the state of Arizona for stepping into the spotlight to offer some light relief.
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Hey, Redding! If Los Angeles can get rid of plastic bags, so can we!
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On this day of remembrance, I would like to offer a special thanks to all our military members, past and present, for their service and sacrifice.
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The banks have received $16 trillion in near-zero-interest loans from the Federal Reserve and used this money for such things as funding credit cards charging 30 percent interest or more as well as speculating in oil and commodities futures, driving up the price of food and gas.
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A problem has come to my attention, and I think it's important to share with the community and especially parents of students in the Gateway Unified School District.
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10 a.m: Lawncrest Memorial Park, 1522 E. Cypress Ave., in Redding. Featured speakers are Redding Mayor Dick Dickerson, retired Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Rob Burroughs of the Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center. Highlights include patriotic music, wreath-laying.
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Shasta County law enforcement agencies have arrested 19 people so far this Memorial Day weekend, an increase from the same period last year, a spokesman said.
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A band of six dirt bikers pulled up to the entrance of the McCloud Bridge Campground at Lake Shasta on Sunday afternoon, and a man got up from his folding chair to approach them.
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As the nation observes Memorial Day today with a host of tributes saluting America's fallen veterans, one of Shasta County's most recent Gold Star mothers is just trying to make it through this long three-day holiday weekend.
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In 1912: Races, a picnic, music and dancing were planned for a big Memorial Day celebration at Montgomery Creek. Organizers also were planning a sack race, a wheelbarrow race, a three-legged race, a baldheaded man's race, an old ladies' race and several others.
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Memorial Day was first known as Decoration Day when mourners honored those who had died in the Civil War (1861-1865) by decorating their graves with flowers. In 1868, the first official Memorial Day observance was held to honor those who...
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Shasta County law enforcement agencies have arrested 19 people so far this Memorial Day weekend, an increase from the same period last year, a spokesman said.
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A 29-year-old Redding man was found dead on Keswick Dam Road early this morning, and officers are looking for the driver they suspect of hitting and killing him.
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A 19-year-old Redding man broke into a pickup Saturday night and stole some of its contents, and then he admitted to several other similar thefts, police said.
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Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 80 degrees, the National Weather Service predicts.
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No drivers were arrested Saturday at a DUI and driver's license checkpoint conducted Saturday on Eureka Way in Redding.
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Good to see Redding businessman and one-time mayor Charlie Moss looking so good.
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The accolades continue to roll in for Dalton Kelly, and they're not stopping anytime soon.
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Just in time for Memorial Day, I've finished reading Laura Hillenbrand's remarkable biography of Olympian and World War II bombardier Louis Zamperini, "Unbroken."
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"Send a farmer," say the ads promoting Lassen County Supervisor Brian Dahle's candidacy for state Assembly.
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It's bad enough that political types think that voters are stupid. It's worse that they depend upon it.
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Should Mitt Romney's Mormon faith matter to voters?
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Simply stated, it is right-wing mantra to end government regulations in the name of freedom. They say that there is no need to regulate conduct.
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Once upon a time, we elected candidates to public office who cared about the people who elected them, not lobbyists who paid them.
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Re: Measures A and B: Where's the logic in "creating 1,600 new jobs" to build more retail space that's not required, given the plethora of empty retail space already in existence in Redding?
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Your coverage of the fake holdup at the downtown Members First Credit Union branch by the Lone Stranger and his sidekick and their unmasking brought back memories of a quite similar event that I witnessed as a young boy.
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I agree with "Don't mutilate our farmland" (letter, May 17).
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I was fortunate enough to be able to purchase eclipse-viewing glasses at Turtle Bay.
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An open letter to Don Ajamian from a member of the Churn Creek Homeowner's and Friends group:
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Is there anyone in Shasta County other than Idaho developer Jeff Hess of Hawkins Development and Cheri Beck who like the idea of constructing a potty dump station in the proposed Knighton Road/Churn Creek shopping mall?
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Doug LaMalfa, why would any informed voter trust you?
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Dear Debt Adviser: I was operated on in an emergency room in 2010 for a burst appendix. I was shopping for insurance at the same unfortunate time and had no insurance when I had the operation. The hospital promptly racked up a bill of $44,000 and sent it to a collection agency. A few days ago, the calls stopped from the age
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According to Barney Kenet, a dermatologist from New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center, "there are probably close to 100 million dried out, itchy people in this country."
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Dog owners are deemed more social, interactive and accepting while cat owners (those of us who own only cats) are deemed more introverted, self-contained and less social. (As an introverted writer, this certainly speaks to my experience)
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Yolanda Gomez and Gary Francis Flanik, both of San Jose, are engaged to be married Aug. 24, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Anderson. The bride-elect is the daughter of Juan Manuel and Melanie Gomez of Redding. She was born and raised in Redding and graduated from Enterprise High School in 2005. She met her fiance
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Memorial Day in my immediate family has always been a time of remembering those who have passed away.
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Margurite "Alyssa" Gorman and Blake Martz, both of Yucca Valley, were married April 7, 2012, at a ranch in Bella Vista. The ceremony was followed by a reception at Amacker Ranch in Bella Vista. Richard Titus officiated. The bride is the daughter of Benjamin and Becky Gorman. She graduated from Redding Christian High Schoo
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On this day in 1912: Haying had commenced at Henderson near Big Bend and the air was laden with the scent of new-mown clover. The farmers were jubilant as the crop was heavy and selling at $20 per ton.
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LAKE SHASTA — David Martinez sits next to his trailer, looking through the evergreen pines at the placid emerald waters of the ­McCloud River Arm of Lake Shasta.
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A young girl talks with her grandmother during Shasta College's commencement Friday night at the college. Nearly 900 people received certificates and associate degrees at the ceremony.
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The accolades continue to roll in for Dalton Kelly, and they're not stopping anytime soon.
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Bryanna Wolfe of the Enterprise High softball team is heading to William Jessup.
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Memorial Day observances
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Nichole Rider (left), of Wyoming, and Karen Ann Xavier, of Toronto, sail Saturday during the annual Whiskeytown Memorial Regatta at Whiskeytown Lake.
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Brown pitches proposal; federal office disagrees
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Over two weeks, hundreds of north state seniors will launch into adulthood as they graduate from high school.
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DUNSMUIR — An appellate court likely will decide the fate of a lawsuit filed last year by a former mayor of the city.
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May 24-27: Winnemem Wintu hold war dance on McCloud River arm of Lake Shasta, where they want to close lake for coming-of-age ceremony.
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According to Barney Kenet, a dermatologist from New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center, "there are probably close to 100 million dried out, itchy people in this country."
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The most popular question leveled at animal lovers — "Are you a dog or a cat person?" — surely ranks right up there with the dating equivalent of "What's your sign?"
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Memorial Day in my immediate family has always been a time of remembering those who have passed away.
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In February 1863 Charles Camden built a new road from the Tower House to Shasta (the first road was a wagon road built by Levi Tower in the 1850s). He also purchased the section of road over the Shasta Divide...
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This e-mail came in from a friend:“You are not blogging much and you sound massively discontent. I always come back to the old cliché question: What would you do if you didn't have to worry about money? What really makes you happy? Anyway -- I've found that simply seeking an answer usually produces one...
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Paul Fussell did not die in World War II --- barely. He died in a care home in Medford on Wednesday. But the late literature scholar's remembrances of the brutality of war and how it shaped him make for timely...
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Eleven people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence so far during the Avoid the Six campaign.
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On 5-25-2012 at approximately 2040 hours, a report of a fall victim was reported at Slaughterhouse Island.    Several witnesses observed a 22 year old male subject jump from the roof of one houseboat to the roof of another. The subject slipped and fell into the water. Two of the witnesses jumped into the water and [...]
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Chances are, if you are reading this you are a gardener, plant lover or amateur naturalist of some variety. And chances are, as one of these, you are quite easily able to close your eyes and conjure the happy sound of a bee-filled flowering plant: a steady and peaceful hum of many, many bees at [...]
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Today will be cool and possibly wet, but temperatures will begin their climb up to the 90s next week.
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A more than monthlong investigation into storage-unit burglaries in Redding and Shasta Lake has resulted in 28 arrests, Redding police said.
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SHASTA LAKE -- Winnemem Wintu officials found out Friday from the U.S. Forest Service that a permit they sought to hold a tribal ceremony would still not let them close a portion of Lake Shasta.
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With 10 days to go before the state’s June 5 primary, the most recent campaign finance reports filed by local, state and federal candidates were light on surprises.
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Memorial Day Closures
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Independent pharmacies are no different from your neighborhood supermarket or dress shop.
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Outside the David Marr Theater on Friday evening, teens gathered together for the last time as high school students, garbed in fluttering blue gowns and square caps.
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COTTONWOOD — Chris Collins never gave up.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies Friday arrested a 30-year-old Alturas man for his alleged role in a suspected methamphetamine lab explosion this month.
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A Navy sailor from Shasta has died, officials with the Department of Defense announced Friday.
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Lily Brose has no time for pain.
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We took Rick Bosetti to task for insulting voters' intelligence with his campaign ads earlier this week. Turns out his leading rival, Lassen County Supervisor, is a graduate of the same school of spin.
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Talking with a friend recently about the prospects for Stillwater Business Park, he opined: "Oddly enough, if this town rebounds, it will be entirely because of Bethel Church and its cadre of reasonably well-educated, under-occupied young people snorting high-grade Prosperity Gospel."
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All the benefits of the proposed mall should be viewed in light of Stillwater Business Park.
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I am a resident and taxpayer of Shasta County. I am a strong supporter of our rural area, and my family has had ties to agriculture in the north state for generations. I overwhelmingly support Measure A and will vote no on B.
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This is sincere: To the person who stole my wallet from my unlocked car, thanks for leaving my important ID on the trail.
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It's 7 a.m., I'm sitting outside on my front porch looking at my spring green lawn and pasture, my blooming roses, happy that spring is here and I can be outside in the morning.
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I think it's time our religious leaders stepped up to the plate and supported the Winnemem Wintu.
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Boo to the Rodeo Week committee for picking those "inner circle" Lone Stranger and Sidekick.
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Three north state highway projects have received a combined $23.5 million of funding, the state announced Friday.
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In 1912: Posters announcing a celebration July 4, 1912, at Whitmore were being viewed in many public places in Shasta County. Features to be provided consisted of foot racing, games and music and ice cream galore, also a picnic spread. The day's fun would be topped off by a ball at night with a supper at midnight.
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A June 11 arraignment has been scheduled in Shasta County Superior Court for a Shasta Lake man found in a Redding motel room with a 12-year-old Shasta Lake girl reported as a missing runaway.
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A 20-year-old man is being taken to Mercy Medical Center after he was underwater for nearly 10 minutes, dispatchers said.
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A Make-A-Wish Foundation fundraiser is scheduled for 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Redding Elks Lodge.
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When you’re struggling financially bankruptcy can be a great investment for your future, so it is well worth it to find a way to cover the upfront costs. This time of year, many wisely choose to use tax refunds to cover the cost of filing for bankruptcy.For people who are overwhelmed by debt, bankruptcy
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Police are searching for a man who reportedly held up a marijuana dispensary in the 2000 block of Hilltop Drive today.
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Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies today arrested a 30-year-old Alturas man for his alleged role in a suspected methamphetamine lab explosion earlier this month.
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From Buzzfeed. The intro: "Barry was quite the accomplished marijuana enthusiast back in high school and college. Excerpts from David Maraniss' Barack Obama: The Story dealing with the elaborate drug culture surrounding the president when he attended Punahou School in...
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A more than month-long investigation into storage-unit burglaries in Redding and Shasta Lake has resulted in 28 arrests, Redding police said.
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The mystery photo is the Antler's Bridge in Lakehead. The lucky winners are Joanne and Greg Blomquist who guessed it correctly at 9:13 a.m. They have won themselves a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro, home...
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If you thought Rotarians only had long lunches where they heckled each other for fines, you should not miss the news that polio has been eradicated in India, thanks to international health organizations and, yes, your friendly neighborhood Rotary clubs....
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 41-year-old man who deputies said shot and wounded another person this morning in the Hornbrook area.
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The April Median Home Price for Redding was $150K, for all California, $308K. “Inventory is scarce,” says California Association of Realtors economist Leslie Appleton Young. “The biggest issue: not enough inventory.” A brief video overview of April statewide. Well worth your 3 minutes:
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A U.S. Navy sailor from Shasta has died, officials with the U.S. Department of Defense announced today.
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Shasta County Sheriff's deputies say a man led them on a short overnight chase after they tried to pull him over for illegal dumping in Shasta Lake.
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It’s a party! And any funds raised go to the Shasta Women’s Refuge. Check it out! Help Erin and Max win this thing!!
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Curled, distorted leaves on peach trees are caused by a fungus that thrives in cool, moist springs. Puckered, curled plum leaves in spring are the result of aphids.
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Begin harvesting parsley when it has leaf stems with three segments. Harvest the larger leaves at the outside of the plant first, leaving the new, interior shoots to mature. To encourage bushy plants, pick only the middle leaf segment of each main leaf stem. Store just-picked parsley in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for
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The new superintendent of Trinity County Schools has been announced.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers a simple solution for dealing with oily residue on microwaves and kitchen cabinets.
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When politicians of the same party run against each other, they rarely disagree on substantive issues, so some intraparty duels have become exchanges of personal attacks. Dan Walters' column mentions Doug LaMalfa and Sam Aanestad, but I'd increasingly say that...
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We give thanks to those who have fought for our freedom, and to the families who have trusted us to serve them. The services will bring community leaders and veterans organizations together to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for their country. The services will feature special guests Mayor Dick Dickerson,
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Caltrans announces that the California Transportation Commission decided yesterday to drop $11.5 million on the Twin Gulches project on Highway 299 west of Redding, yet another project to straighten out the hairpin turns on Buckhorn. I know it's good for...
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Time asks the question, pointing to the rapid disruption of the retail sector by e-commerce. (I feel your pain, guys.) But if they're dying, they've apparently got enough life left in them to want to plant stores on Knighton Road....
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I'm reliably informed that PORAC -- the Police Officers Research Association of California --- this week launched an independent-expenditure campaign on behalf of a variety of legislative candidates, including Les Baugh and Brian Dahle. Anyone heard the radio ads?...
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George Cole of Redding is taking a beating in the comments for his fear-mongering letter to the editor today arguing that a shopping center at Knighton Road would attract drug dealers. This comment, by grants2424, was a hoot: "The Shops...
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What is the name of the bridge? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. We have great prizes to entice you to play. On the first Friday of each month a $25 gift certificate goes to the winner from one...
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Tehama County deputies said they arrested two people Thursday after finding suspected methamphetamine during a traffic stop.
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A former Redding planning commissioner was injured this morning after police said he ran a red light in downtown Redding.
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That's Zillow's calculation, per this map. And while I've not always found site's data to be etch-it-in-stone reliable, that sounds plausible -- if we're talking about homes with mortgages. The amazing part: Disastrous as that number is, it's really not...
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Jeff Barth is a Minnehaha County Commissioner in Sioux Falls, S.D. He's running as a Democrat to unseat the evil Rep. Kristi Noem (who receives thousands of dollars in farm subsidies) for Congress. Barth's campaign ad is honest and funny. Jeff Barth for Congress, your Video Frid
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The California "Administration of the Courts" is a problem for many reasons, first , because it is siphoning hundreds of millions of dollars away from our state's economy. Second, because it is used as a scape goat for our local courts, when we complain about a wrong doing in the local judicial system; we are told to t
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It includes a houseboat trip on Lake Shasta. No kidding. At Thursday's Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association Tourism Summit, Visit California's Caroline Beteta talked about a series of spots her group put together on their website. The clips feature entertainers talking about why they love living
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This works out to $78 per sqft for a nice home in the pines with an RV garage.
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The cool temperatures will stick around Redding for a few more days, but rain could be moving in today and tomorrow.
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The cause of a half-acre vegetation fire in Redding late Thursday night is still under investigation. The blaze was reported around 11 p.m. in the area of Lost Lane and Masonic Boulevard.
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How would you like to ask the government's permission to go to church?
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It was our much-anticipated quarterly lunch with Tim Kurkjian, baseball analyst extraordinaire, wherein George Will and I bathe in a constant flow of obscure statistics, Kurkjian oddities and ribald anecdotes, like the one about the Red Sox beat writer who accidentally walked in on a players' prayer meeting and was gree
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The Hawkins Company has promised to attract and pull traffic off the freeway to generate tax dollars. Some of that traffic would undoubtedly be drug related. What a great location on the Interstate 5 corridor to rendezvous and deal. However, the drug traffickers don't pay taxes on their goods.
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I really can't understand why people are against the proposed shopping center, more jobs and the tax revenue it will bring to Shasta County.
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There's a proposition on the upcoming ballet to add another $1 to each pack of cigarettes.
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Way up on Iron Mountain, between Little Backbone and Squaw Creeks, is the now-silent Mammoth Mine.
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The Walters Lane overpass south of Yreka still is being repaired after a big rig clipped it Tuesday while passing underneath, but a makeshift lane for traffic on northbound Interstate 5 is now open.
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RED BLUFF — The city has reached an agreement with its police officers that includes a salary increase partially tied to sales-tax revenue, City Manager Rick Crabtree said Thursday.
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Al Butzine sees the foreign dollars trickle into his Shingletown campground each summer.
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Memorial Day closures
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A firebreak project in Shasta County is on the shortlist of some 26 forest-restoration projects set to receive a total $4.9 million in state-funded grants.
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Some 71 boats were in last year's regatta, although typically about 50 vessels enter each year with sailors from the Bay Area, Reno, Lake Tahoe, Seattle and Oregon.
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In 1912: Excursion rates to Portland on account of the B.P.O.E. celebration, were being maintained by the Southern Pacific company with the sale dates of July 5 to July 8. The return limit was 60 days from the date of sale. The fare was $20.55.
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After an international search, the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association has picked one of its own to lead the nonprofit.
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The state's election watchdog agency has sent a letter warning Brian Dahle for failing to report campaign contributions within 24 hours as required by state law.
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In March, Patrizzia Fox-Beaudet captured first place in the Record Searchlight's regional Spelling Bee with the words "iambist" and "reparations."
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LAKE SHASTA — About 75 people came to Lake Shasta on Thursday to participate in the Winnemem Wintu’s war dance being held to protest the U.S. Forest Service’s refusal to grant the tribe permission to use part of the lake for a coming-of-age ceremony.
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New ride at park will be delayed
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Here's an odd political wrinkle: Gov. Jerry Brown's new budget proposal includes a provision that would limit legal liability for causing wildfires, a clause that the U.S. attorney in Sacramento on Thursday blasted as a "fairly cynical attempt" to benefit...
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A 26-year-old Anderson man was arrested today after he led police on a high-speed chase in a reported stolen SUV, Anderson police said.
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Life beyond athletics exists.
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Some people work better under the stress of a deadline. They tell themselves that they are only motivated to do their best under pressure. That may be true, but it is risky to apply that situation when seniors (and their children) have to make health care decisions in a crisis mode.
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An ombudsman who investigates concerns of long-term care and nursing home residents, Kathy Breese strives to ensure that seniors are safe and well cared for — and that their rights are upheld.
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Keep graduation safe and sober
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Shasta Lake Garden Project was launched almost 14 years ago with the goal of making Shasta Lake better through gardening.
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Tom Mueller begins "Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil" (238 pages, W.W. Norton, 2012) as a skeptic at a professional taste testing. "Hints of artichoke? Fresh-cut grass?" But he quickly becomes adept and a believer. Then he tries a spitter, and learns it's the supermarket sam
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Q: What can you tell me about growing vegetables in containers? I have a big south-facing porch, but no garden space.
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SACRAMENTO - A 30-year-old Redding man was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury for allegedly sharing child pornography, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office said today.
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The overpass on Walters Lane south of Yreka is still being repaired after a big rig clipped it Tuesday while passing underneath, but northbound Interstate 5 is now open.
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The state’s election watchdog agency has sent a letter warning Brian Dahle for failing to report campaign contributions within 24 hours as required by state law.
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Can you believe there was a hospital way up there on the mountain at one time? I don't know exactly when it was built but the first physician arrived in 1895. The hospital was considered well-equipped and included a resident...
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Politicians get their pictures taken with many thousands of people. Inevitably an unsavory type sneaks into the frame. Somewhere, for example, there's a pic of Al Gore and me, snapped at a DC event in 2001 or 2002. Now TMZ.com,...
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Why we won't be having cake for dessert tonight.
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Or I should say, a local Tea Party's picks in the June primary are up on the "24 Hour Patriots" website. These are not endorsements, as far as I understand, but rather the results of a straw poll taken by...
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A former Siskiyou County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with at least two teen girls that he allegedly committed while on duty as a deputy in Butte County.
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There's only one poll that counts, as they say, but Around the Capitol -- a website for political junkies -- held a contest for its subscribers this week, asking them for their best guesses about who which candidates would come...
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Fire fighters contained a hay truck fire this morning on Kimberly Road east of Interstate 5 between Anderson and Cottonwood, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reported.
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Gregory Rodriguez explains what's been on my mind about the recent Census report that "white" babies were a minority of births for the first time last year. Don't buy into the hype and all the overwrought commentary (of which there...
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A large fight has broken out at a residence in the Millville area this morning, and one gunshot has been fired, dispatchers are saying.
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Katy McCaffrey doesn’t have her stolen iPhone back yet. But it looks like she’s one step closer after an alleged thief’s pictures taken with the phone began uploading to her photo stream. NPR reports that McCaffrey had her phone stolen while taking part in a Disney Cruise Line vacation. The [...]
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Katy McCaffrey doesn’t have her stolen iPhone back yet. But it looks like she’s one step closer after an alleged thief’s pictures taken with the phone began uploading to her photo stream. NPR reports that McCaffrey had her phone stolen while taking part in a Disney Cruise Line vacation. The [...]
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Teaching…. and reinforcing…. again and again…. a few polite behaviors not only insures your children will be desired company for their friends, but gives them great confidence in meeting new social situations with confidence. The 10 by 10 list is very basic and easy to remember…only 10 behaviors to keep up with in
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This could be important to some of you. Watch this brief video from the Fed, no less. Here’s a link to the real IndependentForeclosureReview site. Beware, there are very similar looking sites all over. Or call 1 888 952 9105. Why get a revi
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This could be important to some of you. Watch this brief video from the Fed, no less. Here’s a link to the real IndependentForeclosureReview site. Beware, there are very similar looking sites all over. Or call 1 888 952 9105. Why get a revi
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That's what The Washington Post calls the former poster city for California-style financial debacles. And, impoverished, the city has turned innovative: The police went high-tech, investing $500,000 in cameras across the city that allow officers to monitor a larger area...
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Alright check this out. Dude jumps out of helicopter without a parachute glides down over 2000 feet with a wing suit and safely lands on a pile of cardboard boxes. Seriously? A stuntman has become the first person to jump out of a helicopter wearing a wingsuit and land without deploying a [...]
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Alright check this out. Dude jumps out of helicopter without a parachute glides down over 2000 feet with a wing suit and safely lands on a pile of cardboard boxes. Seriously? A stuntman has become the first person to jump out of a helicopter wearing a wingsuit and land without deploying a [...]
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This one seems to have last sold for $216K back in ’04. Looks more aggressively priced now.
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Karen Jones, Scott Valley Bank Redding branch services manager, recently presented the award for the bank’s annual business scholarship to Shasta College for 2012.  The full scholarship was awarded to Nicole Carlson, a senior at Shasta High School. Each spring, one student from the Shasta College attendance area is award
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A pickup went off the roadway and into a creek this morning in Shasta Lake, dispatchers said.
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Local law enforcement officers will hold a checkpoint to screen for intoxicated drivers somewhere in Redding Saturday between 6 and 11 p.m.
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A 16-year-old male broke into the Riverside Bar and Grill in Red Bluff late Wednesday night and was then caught by the city police department's new search dog, officers said.
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Today will be sunny and warm, but rain could move in tonight and stick around through Saturday.
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We take things for granted when they've just always been there, solid as Shasta Bally.
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Google executive Eric Schmidt offered some seemingly simple advice in his commencement address at Boston University last weekend: "Take one hour a day and turn that thing off."
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A fixture on Airport Road for more than 30 years, Kathy’s Deli (inside Kent’s Meats & Groceries) caters to a diverse clientele – beefy sandwiches for hungry workers, easy-to-prepare pizza, soups and other dinner items for nearby residents, and cheeses, potato salads, luncheon meats, salsa and other fare for family
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"There is no formal answer for many of the questions that art presents us," says artist Jamie Winter. She relies on the viewer to find their own meaning in her work and focuses on the images she creates in oil, watercolor and acrylic. She likes color to express and emote feelings, and to push forward or melt back , as well
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It’s hard to argue against the recently launched View 202 being a cool place to go, and is made all the more attractive with a sleek bar, knowledgeable staff and as its namesake suggests, a killer view to complement a line of creative drinks.
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Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, Lyle Lovett, Trace Adkins and Lucinda Williams are just a few of the top-level artists included in the Cascade Theatre’s 2012-2013 performance series announced this week by Jefferson Public Radio.
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This is my opinion. And since I have resided in Churn Creek Bottom since 1971, I'm entitled to my opinion.
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I have always leaned toward the Democratic Party because they are not immovable robots.
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Doug LaMalfa has my support as he has always been willing to listen to and do something about things that concern the general public. I have spoken to him on a few occasions, and if he did not have the answer then he later got back to me with an answer.
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The Palo Cedro man whose two young daughters were severely injured in a suspected DUI wreck in March may learn early next month when he will begin standing trial.
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A Redding woman who works as a Playboy model saw a felony criminal case against her dismissed Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A Shasta County jury on Wednesday convicted a Santa Cruz man of molesting a former Cottonwood girl when she was 9 and 11 years old, prosecutors said.
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The Winnemem Wintu Tribe moved one day closer to its proposed blockade of a section of Lake Shasta, setting up a potential showdown between the tribe's supporters and federal foresters.
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Three north state preschool programs are closing this summer, but a local agency is working to take over and reopen one of them.
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Dozens of people packed the Shasta County Board of Supervisors chambers Wednesday afternoon to speak out against a state proposal to charge rural homeowners for fire-prevention services.
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The Winnemem Wintu Tribe moved one day closer to its proposed blockade of a section of Lake Shasta, setting up a potential showdown between the tribe's supporters and federal foresters.
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DUNSMUIR — There's just something about pie.
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The California Department of Transportation was working into the night Wednesday to open a makeshift lane of northbound Interstate 5 south of Yreka, more than a day after a big rig hauling an excavator clipped an overpass, sending chunks of concrete raining down on the freeway.
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It was no grand illusion.
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Colette Bither, a senior at Anderson High School, sings her version of “Rhinestone Cowboy” on Wednesday during the school’s end-of-the-year “Anderson’s Got Talent” performance.
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In 1912: Improvements in the appearance of the Hotel Lorenz started. The exterior entrance and the storefronts would be painted brown, and the inside lobby would be remodeled with mahogany.
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Dallas Poston is more than just brawn.
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Friday is the application deadline for the 40th annual Redding Pro-Am Invitational Golf Tournament that benefits Shasta County Special Olympics.
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The Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce is seeking local organizations to apply for the Nonprofit of the Year award.
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A season's worth of grueling training, sweat and white-knuckle races boils down to Friday.
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Northern Section athletes can compete one last time on the local stage before the 2011-12 school year wraps up next week.
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(For non-US residents, Memorial Day is officially a day to remember veterans and their sacrifices. It was originally called Decoration Day and for decades May 30 was the designated date. It is now observed on the last Monday in May and is recognized as a federal holiday - meaning it's a day off work for most people. It has
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Alas, straight-talking former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson is likely to get only 0.5 percent of the vote. Here's why. But he'll enjoy the campaign....
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This morning’s picture is a delightful double. Two blossoms. What a wonderful morning ritual, going out with the camera to catch a photo of the fresh new beauty. There will be other colors coming soon. I can’t wait to see the white blooms. My long awaited black poppy will probably be the last out. It […]
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Do you know where they are? Two are no longer used, while the third is the only one left that allows vehicles to drive across it. The two that are no longer used are the Battle Creek Bridge and the...
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A Shasta County jury convicted today a Santa Cruz man of molesting a former Cottonwood girl when she was 9 and 11 years old, prosecutors announced this afternoon.
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If the state Department of Fish and Game is correct that keeping trees on levees is both good for the environment and good for the levees, than the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' demands that vegetation be cleared --- a...
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A Redding woman who works as a Playboy model saw a felony criminal case against her dismissed today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Northbound Interstate 5 just south of Yreka remains closed today as crews work to build a temporary crossover to skirt traffic around a damaged overpass.
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As I understand it, here's the deal the Churn Creek Bottom Homeowners and Friends have verbally promised Bob Moore: Repudiate your anti-Measure B campaign and should measure B pass we'll mobilize the troops and put pressure on the county to...
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He arrived here in 1861 and settled on the east side of the McCloud River at the mouth of Campbell Creek and married Mary Pu-chal-okeme, a Wintu woman, soon after his arrival. Campbell Creek is approximately eight miles north of...
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It's a strange and unnerving thing to be told you have a talent that you never worked for, that you never asked for, and that seemed to appear out of thin air, with as much reason for being as one of those potatoes that resemble Mother Teresa. This is what writing has been to me.  [...]
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Redding firefighters extinguished a pair of small fires Tuesday at the same unit of the Hilltop Garden Apartments.
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Save the date! On the radio yesterday (link here) Superintendent Heidi Horwitz encouraged listeners to come out to the park on Saturday, June 16 (the day before Fathers Day) for family fun, history and (worst-case scenario) a last chance to...
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Excerpt from his latest post: I should at least acknowledge the 97th anniversary of the eruption of the volcano....When you think about it, that is a long time for a volcanic arc like the Cascades to lack any eruption other...
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Shalon is a short street in Shasta County, closer to Shasta Lake City than Redding.
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Expect another day of sun with high temperatures in the 70s for the north state. The National Weather Service has issued a "fire weather watch."
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Today and Thursday are expected to be sunny, but there's a 30 percent chance of rain beginning Thursday night, the National Weather Service says.
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"Shop local," the chamber of commerce always urges.
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The fact that so many successful politicians are such shameless liars is not only a reflection on them. It also is a reflection on us. When the people want the impossible, only liars can satisfy them, and only in the short run. The current outbreaks of riots in Europe show what happens when the truth catches up with both th
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I just watched the anti-NATO demonstrations in Chicago and have reached this conclusion.
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Why does our government persist in sending money to Israel and Iran, among many other countries, and food to North Korea, when we are in dire financial circumstances ourselves and American children are going to bed hungry?
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Realty Executives would like to say thank you to Wyntour Gardens, Ace Hardware, San Francisco Deli and Burrito Bandito for donating supplies and food for our event.
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I'm sure gonna miss you, Monty Hight. I've loved your columns since day one.
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There is no mystery concerning the sexual orientation change efforts industry's or the ex-gay ministries' glaring lack of follow-up and record keeping. Those practices, routine anywhere else, would stop this deception in its profitable tracks.
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About 12 percent of all bridges and overpasses in Shasta County are in need of repair, and an additional 14 percent no longer meet their original needs, according to the Federal Highway Administration.
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In 1912: Redding again had three grocery stores. The People's Store, in the Menzel building at Market and Tehama, was to open its doors that morning. Three grocery stores would add a stimulus to trade as it would attract the country people who were ever alert in making their purchases.
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Investigators hope to have forensic test results back within two to three weeks in the Karen Duenas homicide case.
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Weaver Lumber is moving its operations across the street into the former Moss Lumber & Hardware property on Eastside Road.
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Shasta County supervisors voted Tuesday to spend up to $50,000 on studies needed for a new jail in Redding, but they said that's no guarantee they'll actually build it.
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An attorney with officesin Redding and Red Bluff has agreed to a one-year suspension of her law practice and two years' probation for professional misconduct and wrongdoing.
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Simpson University's Corinne Alexander has been named to the 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Softball Scholar Athletes List.
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Jackie Thurmond likes Mondays.
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In winning the Northern Section Division III baseball championship for the fifth straight year, Durham coach Bill Wells has done something no other baseball coach in Northern Section history has done. In fact, few coaches in any team sport can match Wells' accomplishment.
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More than 1,200 people on Tuesday packed the Redding Civic Auditorium to take advantage of a wealth of free services at the fourth annual Project Homeless Connect.
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Two state parks in Shasta and Trinity counties won't be closing this year after all, providing freshly inked agreements win approval in Sacramento.
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The Winnemem Wintu tribe plans to hold a war dance that includes blockading a section of Lake Shasta on Memorial Day weekend, one of the busiest weekends for tourism on the lake.
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A freeway overcrossing that was damaged Tuesday morning when a big rig hauling an excavator clipped the structure a few miles south of Yreka will take months to repair.
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Over Mother's Day weekend we drove to Reno, Nevada to visit Gary's relatives. I had never met any of his family because, well, they don't live here and we never went there, but that was finally put to rest.
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McDonald's will host its annual free senior citizen breakfast 7-10 a.m. June 3 at the Churn Creek Road location in the Target shopping center.
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Voting is going on now through 5 p.m. Thursday for Round 2 in the Record Searchlight Last Recipe Standing contest.
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Strawberries are in prime season and what better way to celebrate the luscious fruit than to visit the annual Happy Valley Strawberry Festival. This festival started around 1908 as a strawberry harvest festival, since the berries were a primary crop in Happy Valley, according to Ermel Jones, a member of the Happy Valley Fou
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In Chicago, three bakery workers claim they're owed dough--their fair share of $118 million in winnings from the Illinois State Lottery. They say they were part of a betting pool at the Pita Pan Old World Bakery in Chicago Heights that won the windfall in a May 4 drawing.
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Alan Blinder in the Wall Street Journal: Suppose government borrowing is used to finance productive investments in public capital--such as highways, bridges, and tunnels. Right now, the U.S. government can borrow for 10 years at under 2% per annum. At...
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Firefighters have contained a grass and brush fire that was burning near Stagecoach Drive in the Oak Run area.
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A 57-year-old man reported missing Saturday after going on a hike near Etna Summit was found alive today, Siskiyou County deputies said.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SACRAMENTO RIVER, Redding — Trout fishing was excellent, once again, last week, and getting better all the time. The release from Keswick was 10,000 cubic feet per second over the weekend. Fishing was good all the way from Redding to Red Bluff for
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Shasta County supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to spend up to $50,000 for environmental studies and other first steps needed for a new jail in Redding, though it's still undecided whether the jail will be built.
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The Winnemem Wintu Tribe is planning to hold a war dance that includes closing down a section of Lake Shasta on Memorial Day weekend, one of the busiest weekends for tourism on the lake.
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The Churn Creek Bottom folks, in a recent piece of direct mail, have come up with an ear-catching slogan to help: "No way on Measure A! YESiree on Measure B!" Meanwhile, the opponents of Measure B have come out with...
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While erecting a seven story high structure, the helicopter’s rotor struck a cable causing the aircraft to crash to the ground. The Pilot was helped from the crumpled wreckage with minor injuries. Both of my Panasonic P2HD camera’s were recording at the same time.
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There are a number of very important documents in your estate plan which come into play after your death, but there are two or three estate planning documents that are of the utmost importance while you are still alive: your Healthcare Proxy, your Advance Directive (also called a Living Will), and your Power of Attorney.
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From the Desk of: Brent Bozell, President Media Research Center May 22, 2012   This is the worst bias by omission I have seen in the quarter century history of the Media Research Center, tantamount to the Chinese communists withholding news for 20 years that we landed on the moon, because it reflected poorly on […
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Home Sales are up nationwide. That’s the upshot of the AP article at the link. Meanwhile our own local paper today reports
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Depends on the fundraising prowess of the radio astronomer Jill Tarter, the inspiration for the heroine of Carl Sagan's "Contact" and the movie starring Jodie Foster. An interview here. Here's the web cam for the site....
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Rick Bosetti's campaign thinks we're being too harsh on the guy, with today's editorial and some earlier pieces. But they also say the Dahle campaign has been running its own ads, still more misleading ads about Bosetti in other parts...
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ANDERSON - Firefighters are on the scene this morning of an estimated 1-acre grass fire off Park Ridge Drive.
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Count me in! Personal highlights of the new season at the Cascade Theatre, just announced by JPR: Ziggy Marley July 9 Elvis Costello Sept. 24 Emmylou Harris Oct. 4 Leo Kottke May 17 One of my favorite Elvis covers, Kurt...
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This gold mine was owned by Whitehouse & Bliss of England in 1885 who sent ore from the mine to the Kennett smelter for processing. In later years, ore was shipped to the Keswick smelter by way of an approximately...
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If you'd like to take a nice enjoyable day trip to the Fort Crook Museum in eastern Shasta County, here's a good reason to do it. The fun (free) starts at 10:00 a.m. at the museum with pioneer skills demonstrations,...
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It will take months to repair the Walker Road freeway overcrossing that was damaged this morning after a big rig hauling an excavator clipped the structure a few miles south of Yreka.
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Back in 1980, I had a dream that has stuck with me all these years. It involved a George Thorogood concert and a magical kiss from his giant lips. So when I heard that George Thorogood and the Destroyers are one of almost 30 acts Jefferson Public Radio will be bringing to the Cascade Theatre [...]
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Mariposa is Spanish for Butterfly. Can metamorphosis change this R-E-O to a H-O-M-E?
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The Chico E-R, endorsing Assemblyman Dan Logue's re-election in the third district, cuts to the heart of a running intramural feud: The other candidate is Bob Williams, a Tehama County supervisor who was recruited by the David Reade/Doug LaMalfa/Jim Nielsen...
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Investigators hope to have forensic test results back within two to three weeks in the Karen Duenas homicide case.
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Alright this was submitted by Bryan and all I have to say is that XBox Kinect is about to have its ass kicked by the new Leap Motion or “The Leap”. Leap represents an entirely new way to interact with your computers. It’s more accurate than a mouse, as reliable as a keyboard and more sensitive than [...]
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A 64-year-old man died this morning after he passed out and never regained consciousness inside the vehicle he was driving on Highway 299 West near Whiskeytown Lake.
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With a temperature in the high 70s and mostly sunny skies, the north state will enjoy a springlike day. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 79 today in Redding. A north wind will blow at 10 miles per hour. Overnight, expect a low of 52. The weather Wednesday in the north Sacramento Valley will be much like toda
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Redding science teacher Cory Poole's time-lapse video of Sunday's eclipse is making the rounds on the Internet, from Wired News to this ABCNews science blog....
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Rick Bosetti thinks you, dear voter, are stupid — an easy mark for a cheap deception.
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Millions of dollars in "hydrogen highway" grants by a state commission are drawing cries of favoritism and collusion as they seem to guarantee that most refueling stations for the hydrogen fuel cell vehicles due to hit the road by 2017 will be owned by two large companies closely aligned with auto manufacturers.
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There is a cancer that is sucking America "down the drain."
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Our thanks to the Redding fire crews that responded to our shop and fifth-wheel fire on Friday night. Also to the other agencies that backed them up when their resources were stretched thin.
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I was startled to hear about our suitor-seeking wolf being photographed in the company of coyotes.
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The Enterprise High boys golf team finished 11th at the Northern California Golf Association championships at Butte Creek Golf Course on Monday.
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The north state prep softball scene seems to be rising with the amount of standouts it has produced recently.
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After nudging a five-year high in March, home sales slowed in Shasta County in April.
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The July trial for a Shasta County woman accused of starving her 4-day-old baby to death was put off Monday in Shasta County Superior Court until Sept. 25.
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It was three years ago Monday when business partners James Stanley Koenig and Gary Thomas Armitage were arrested on suspicion of swindling scores of investors out of an estimated $250 million in an alleged real estate and investment Ponzi scheme.
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A slew of free services for the homeless await attendees today of the fourth Project Homeless Connect.
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Two Shasta County school districts are on a state financial watch list because the districts don't have the money to sustain themselves for this year or the next one.
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Search teams in Siskiyou County are looking for a 57-year-old man reported missing Saturday after going on a hike near Etna Summit.
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Lisa Lozon, 57, took full advantage of Monday's warm weather at Whiskeytown Lake with her daughter and three grandchildren.
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A local group has purchased the IASCO Flight Training center, keeping the company and its more than 50 employees in Redding.
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1912: An interesting personality passed away at Baird, in the person of the oldest Indian in Shasta County. His name was Doche-ha and he was 110 years old, if not more, and dated everything according to the old Indian lore from the falling of the stars, at which period he was a full grown man.
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Viva Downtown Redding is looking for arts and crafts vendors for MarketFest 2012.
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Rep. Doc Hastings, of Washington, makes a case we've argued now and then on the R-S editorial page --- namely, that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spends entirely too much time juggling lawsuits and not enough trying to thoughtfully...
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My neighbors watching the eclipse. I'm not in the picture because I took the photo. It was hard to make them move so they would all be in the photo because they were so seriously intent on watching the eclipse....
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To submit photos for consideration in the Scene! page email jskropanic@redding.com with the name of the person who took the photo, the first and last name and town of residence of the people in the photo from left to right, the date, location and name of the event.
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I first met Steve when he was a high-school freshman playing basketball for my husband. Of all the great kids we knew over the years, Steve was one of the finest. I’ll always be grateful for the eulogy he gave at my husband’s memorial service. When Steve got married a few years ago, I decided to give him a gift that wou
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Voices of Faith: Many people seem to have a simple “generic” religion. What can one do to raise their level of commitment to a particular faith tradition?
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That would be Penn Jillette, one-half of Penn & Teller, the Vegas magic act, who maintains he's never inhaled, done coke or even had a glass of wine. Warning: some vulgar language. Click here....
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According to the California Association of Realtors, Pending home sales are up statewide. There are 660 local homes Pending sale today, according to the Shasta MLS. Contrast that figure to most of 2011, when there were just over 500 on any
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Search teams in Siskiyou County are looking for a 57-year-old man reported missing Saturday after going on a hike near Etna Summit.
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A 40-year-old McKinleyville man was found safe this morning after he and his dog reported missing Sunday after going for a run, deputies said.
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One person was trapped this morning after a cement truck overturned on Manton Road in far northern Tehama County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Perhaps you were lucky enough, as I was, to attend a solar eclipse gathering, complete with special glasses that allowed everyone to observe the annular event without frying one's eyeballs. I got to see the "ring of fire" when the moon crept slowly to the sun's center -  like a black dime set on a neon-0range quarter -
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Shasta College's Jazmin Porter earned second place in three throwing events and helped her team achieve a top-five finish at last weekend's state track and field meet.
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It's at Gizmodo here. Excerpt: Cory Poole--science teacher at University Preparatory School in Redding, California, and Gizmodo reader--has composed this 60-second time lapse video made from 700 frames captured by a Coronado Solar Max 60 Double Stacked Hydrogen Alpha Solar...
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What in the world were these morons thinking? This is absolutely horrible. The couple places their child in a locking washing machine at a laundromat and then panics when the machine starts and they are unable to open the door of the machine! I certainly hope the kid was ok!I think these parents [...]
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A group of local group has purchased the IASCO Flight Training center, keeping the company and its more than 50 jobs in Redding.
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...here's a Vimeo link to the award-winning 24-minute documentary about our growing local food scene by Tyler Faires and Toby Johnston. Food for thought....
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This vacuum really sucks! Pun intended. This poor woman doesn’t realize that she has disconnected the hose from her vacum and continues to walk around with the hose in her hand vacuming without any suction.
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Here are a few pictures I took during the annular eclipse as seen from Redding,Ca. I know the pictures kind of suck since I didn’t have my Nikon on me but I thought I would share them anyways.
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Redding was not far from being directly under the path of totality for yesterday’s rare Annular Eclipse of the Sun. So of course, I felt compelled to build a Solar Observatory.
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This was an upscale West Redding home when it was built in 1978. Perhaps but one owner since.
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The workweek will get off to a partly sunny start as temperatures in the north state will begin to cool. Expect highs in the mid to low 80s today in Redding with calm winds. The overnight low will dip to the mid 50s. It will be even cooler Tuesday with a high of 80 under mostly sunny skies.
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Expect a warm, sunshine-filled day today in Redding, but don't count on the same tonight. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high of 84 degrees for the area and a low tonight of 58 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures will gradually cool off for the rest of the week, with a high
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Redding police found a missing autistic boy early this morning, nearly four hours after he was last seen near his residence in the area of Park Marina Drive and Athens Avenue.
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California is a high-tax state whose residents take their health seriously. Yet oddly enough the state's cigarette taxes are well below the national average. The state should raise them.
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GOP leaders including Mitt Romney have committed the Republican Party to a national budget plan more drastic, more draconian, than has been seen in recent decades. This is the Ryan budget, crafted by Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee.
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California has been known by various names: Land of Honey, Land of Sunshine, even facetiously called the Land of Fruits and Nuts. Now, however, it is known as Land of Despair.
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When will the irrational fear of firearms by Democrat legislators in Sacramento end? There has been a concerted effort to erode the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Californians for several years, and it is still continuing.
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The waters of Whiskeytown Lake's Brandy Creek Beach on Sunday were almost completely devoid of one feature normally guaranteed on a hot, sun-drenched May evening — people.
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In 1912: Verbal complaints were being heard in Redding to the effect that dead horses and cattle were dragged to the western outskirts of Redding and left to decompose without burial in a gulch, producing an unbearable stench. A gulch just outside the limits of Redding contained several dead brutes in an advanced stage of d
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A 32-year-old Redding woman had her car stolen during a carjacking on Westside Road in Redding about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Redding police said.
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Redding police tonight are looking for a missing 11-year-old boy who was last seen at 9:30 p.m. at 2005 Athens Avenue.
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A 32-year-old Redding woman had her car stolen during a carjacking on Westside Road in Redding at about 3:30 p.m. today, according to the Redding police.
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A fire off Mountain Meadow Road in Shingletown has been contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
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Views of this evening's eclipse should be spectacular throughout the north state. You can share eclipse photos by sending them by email to darthur@redding.com. Please include your name and phone number along with photos.
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A tractor-trailer went off the roadway this afternoon on southbound Interstate 5 just north of the Pit River Bridge, dispatchers reported.
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Local law enforcement personnel this afternoon found a man who may have assaulted a woman he knows, then left a residence on Ravine Road with some dogs he said he would take to the pound.
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Here's an uber-professional one, posted to YouTube, by Michael Myers of Redding (mimymedia), the talented videographer who produced that wonderful proposal staged at the Spoon Me! frozen yogurt shop in downtown Redding. Isn't that the Episcopal Church on Benton Drive?...
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The beautiful Pit River Falls are located approximately one mile upriver from the Pit Powerhouse #1 just west of Fall River Mills. They can easily be seen from an overlook beside Hwy. 299. When the river water is high, the...
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We are sorry but the National Open has been cancelled. SUMMIT SUPER SERIES BRACKET RACE WILL BE IN ITS PLACE! Champion Raceway in Medford Now posted their Online 2012 Schedule, click to the website! June 2 & 3 SUMMIT SUPER SERIES BRACKET RACE Classes: J
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It'll be warm and sunny again today in Redding, but summer-like weather isn't here for good yet. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high of 92 degrees for the area. Tonight, the low should drop to 58 degrees. On Monday, temperatures will cool down slightly with a high of 84 degrees and a
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We have our first beautiful flower from among the plants that Frank bought for my birthday. He watched it emerge this morning. The wind help blow the outer green shell of protective petals away and there she was. Stunning. We will soon have a second blossom. It looks like it may be dark purple. You’ll […]
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My absolute favorite shot was this Mutton Busting kid hanging on for dear life.
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My guess is this short YouTube video is of Bethel students celebrating some Scandinavian holiday....
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"I think this building shows that the construction industry in Northern California is alive and well." Those were the words of former Shasta Builders Exchange CEO Kent Dagg in an April 1996 Record Searchlight story marking his organization's move to its new headquarters on Innsbruck Drive in east Redding. Now the Builders E
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Tell me if I'm missing something, but either state Sen. Doug LaMalfa put out a press statement last week just straight up telling a lie about his congressional campaign's actions, or his opponent, former state Sen. Sam Aanestad, created a fraudulent and defamatory document out of thin air.
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The north state spent most of the past decade represented in the state Senate by the anointed choice of the Sacramento Republican establishment, Sam Aanestad, who ended up representing Shasta and surrounding counties mostly thanks to the vagaries of redistricting (along with one very tough GOP primary). The result was eight
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Sometimes I wonder if I understand anything. Maybe it's good not to be too certain. That way, there's always opportunity to broaden one's thinking and understanding. There's room to grow.
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The talking should be about three shopping centers — the one proposed in the county at Knighton Road, the one proposed in Redding at Oasis Road and the existing area in the city along Dana and Hilltop drives.
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An open letter to the Churn Creek Bottom homeowners group: I understand that you don't want a shopping center in your neighborhood. That is apparent by your opposition to Measure A. In fact, you don't want anything built in your neighborhood. That is apparent by your creation and endorsement of Measure B. My questio
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This letter in no way represents the view of my employer, the city of Redding, or the board of trustees of the Pacheco School District.
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As someone who works in Redding, I'm truly hoping that Shasta County voters approve Measure A so the shopping center proposed for Knighton Road and I-5 can move forward.
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Are "we the people" not fed up with the ploys? I am fed up with the dumbing down of the people, and the attempts to baffle the voters.
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When I receive an ad or a flyer stating the Shasta County leaders say vote yes or no on this, I vote the opposite. Why should we listen to them when it is their outrageous salaries and overspending of our tax dollars that has gotten us into this economic situation?
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Ken Deaton (letter, May 1) must not have seen the many large RABA buses coming and going at frequent intervals to Kool April Nites.
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What is the new California top-two primary and why is it important? Prior to this year, for each office the nominees for the major parties were selected in the primaries. The important elections were the November general elections. This system is now ended.
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Regarding Warren Stephens' letter (Tuesday) regarding California Highway Patrol officer Gerald Harris, I would like to add my thoughts.
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, appearing on Fox News last weekend, criticized Americans for complaining about hands-down-the-pants groping by the government. She said "it's very important that TSA keeps up its efforts" despite the fact the "public has not been terribly sympathetic."
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As I have been driving the Klamath River corridor this spring, I can't help but notice and marvel once again how the scenery of Siskiyou County transforms and comes back to life after each winter.
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Doug LaMalfa proudly claims he's the first candidate running Congress in District 1 to go to Washington to kiss the ring of Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform.
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I look at the mall controversy in Churn Creek Bottom as a "greater good" issue. On one hand, there are a few hundred "Not in my backyard" NIMBYs. On the other are every other resident of Redding and Shasta County.
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Eurozone debt issues aren't going away and it may be years before the crisis subsides. Here in May, we have a new development: leaders in Greece and France have been voted out of office, with the risk of jeopardizing the agreed-upon Greek bailout, the close alliance between eurozone economic powerhouses France and Germany,
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Our cats, Tinker and Curly, are like kids that never leave home.
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The drive for greater energy efficiency has become part of our culture. So too is the growing awareness that water is a precious commodity we can no longer take for granted.
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The Redding Rodeo explodes out of the chutes every year, and then fades away into the sultry summer air.
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One word describes the Northern Section Division I baseball championship game — drama.
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Monday is the deadline to register to vote for the June 5 presidential primary election.
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In 1912: 10,000 lady bugs were released on the county hospital land to devour lice. It was hoped they would destroy the plant lice on all the afflicted growths on the grounds. The state supplied them free and they were transported by the railway without cost.
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Just a little over three years ago, while I was still working for the California Highway Patrol as the public information officer coordinator, in Northern Division, I started writing a weekly column known as ChiP Chat. It was an idea brought up as part of the Shasta County Injury Prevention Coalition, of which the CHP was a
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HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER ACTIVITIES
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The Exploratorium in San Francisco offers these tips on how to make a long box or a cardboard viewing card.
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RED BLUFF — After years of litigation, planning and construction, the pumps for the Fish Passage Improvement Project on the Sacramento River are expected to be fully operating Tuesday.
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Students in the north state will get schooled in nutrition and exercise, as experts study how to motivate kids to choose healthier habits.
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Knowing the need for companionship does not diminish with age. Golden Umbrella offers a Senior Companion Program to provide friendship and respite for those struggling to care for their loved ones at home.
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A Shasta County man stabbed during a February killing spree in Mountain Gate gave up his legal right last week to have a Superior Court hearing in connection with an alleged burglary at a Redding business. He was bitten by a police dog and arrested after he fell through the store's ceiling.
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The budget forecast for Shasta County Superior Court remained as unsettled as the cloudy economic skies hanging over the state Capitol.
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A Scripps Howard News Service investigation found that thousands of nonprofits and charities in the United States misreport how they solicit donations. But most north state nonprofits that largely depend on the public for donations are reporting their fundraising expenses, a review of the data shows.
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Bands, floats herald city's Rodeo Week
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It turns out the second time was the charm for American Christian Academy.
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Dear Babe: Years ago, before the kids used up all of my hard-earned money, I attended quite a few small baseball card shows in Orange County. One of the things hanging on my 15-year-old's bedroom wall is a picture of the 1988 U.S. Olympic baseball team. It is signed by every player. I think most of them went on to play
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The Anderson Cubs softball team claimed the Division IV Northern Section title Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Wheatland.
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Megan McColpin hobbled down the first-base line in player introductions.
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PALO CEDRO — A marathon game in the hot sun at Foothill High School ended Saturday with the Cougars defeating Paradise for a hard-earned 1-0 victory and coach Zane Henry's first section title.
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In only its second tennis season ever, the Redding Christian High School varsity girls tennis team earned the title of the 2012 Northern Section Division III champions last weekend.
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You might think so from its one-page mailing this week in support of Measure A. In it, Board Chairman Patrick Wallner hammers a point: "Taxpayers will not spend a dime in the project"..."no new taxes (in bold face)...."Measure A creates...
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Firefighters have contained a quarter-acre vegetation blaze on Stetson Way.
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The photo was taken in the late 1890s and shows a baseball game in progress at the Mammoth Mine on Iron Mountain. Note the player's uniforms and the dead trees. The dead trees were either killed by toxic smoke from...
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It’s going to be a hot and sunny weekend, but rain could be on the way later next week. Today will be sunny with a high near 88, while tonight will have patches of clouds as temperatures fall to around 59, according to the National Weather Service. Sunday will be hot – the high is 90 – but the skies will be clear
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The plants in our raised garden boxes are thriving, It makes me very happy! There are poppies galore readying themselves for display. They will be beautiful. We have at least three kinds of tomatoes out there – Early Girls, Black Prince and I think little yellow cherry tomatoes. I might be wrong about the cherry […]
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From my first boss at the Record Searchlight, now a Unitarian Universalist living in Tucson: By Gilbert Moore Those of you who have read a fair number of my columns know I'm a religious skeptic. And that I've been one...
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Trinity Street in Shasta Lake City boasts some very beautiful homes. This could be another.
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To see the late-spring woodland alight with dogwood is a sight to make most anyone happy. In the North State, the show of bloom unfolds over time slowly and steadily. It starts on the Valley floor in early spring - February through May - with cultivated garden plants. Steadily, the beauty of the flowering continues [...]
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Friday night has traditionally been the best night for bull riders at the Redding Rodeo.
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Judging from his most recent campaign mailer, which hit my box today, that's the only conclusion I can draw. Why? In comparing his tax record -- "Only candidate endorsed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the National Tax Limitation...
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Term limits remain enduringly popular with voters, but does anyone really think they've worked in the California Legislature?
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Clarity Entertainment — what a misnomer that turned out to be. From the outset there was nothing clear about Chris Foxworthy's backers or financing, or how he was going to build a family-friendly, Christian-oriented movie studio on prime lots at Stillwater Business Park.
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I found an interesting question raised by Marc Beauchamp in his May 12 column.
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I'm really starting to wonder exactly what would make people in Churn Creek Bottom happy in regards to growth and future development.
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I am amused at the folks expressing their disapproval about the Churn Creek Bottom development.
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In approving the proposed Hawkins retail mall that would pave 90 acres of Churn Creek Bottom's rich agricultural land, the Board of Supervisors pursued the old 20th-century vision of growth by facilitating consumption of products imported from elsewhere.
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When the Cougars hop over the baselines and onto the field today, their childhood dreams will come to fruition.
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Jazmin Porter redefines strong.
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Six is a whole 'nother level of sweet.
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The Red Bluff High boys tennis team finished its record-breaking season Friday, with a win over Skyline Oak, and then a loss to Miramonte at the CIF-USTA NorCal Team Tennis Championship.
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A Foothill High School teacher was in serious condition Friday at Mercy Medical Center in Redding after she was trapped and suffered major injuries Thursday in a rollover crash on Whitmore Road.
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In 1912: There was a half mile of broad cement sidewalks in and around the Redding courthouse square, much of which was recently added and was just being completed, in a scheme for improving the whole grounds and making better the means of entrance and egress to the hall of records and the courthouse.
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Television host Nancy Grace focused on the Karen Duenas homicide case during her show Friday on HLN, devoting the majority of her time to interviewing experts about the sparse details provided so far by the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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Friday's annual Asphalt Cowboys' pancake breakfast in downtown Redding proved extra sweet for Kyla Mills.
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Two north state groups hoping to keep a pair of state parks open got a little closer to that goal this week after the California State Parks Foundation awarded each a sizable grant.
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Melodee Padilla (left) and other third-graders in Kathleen Haagenson’s class at Verde Vale Elementary School in Anderson perform a spring musical, “I Need a Vacation,” on Friday for their parents.
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RED BLUFF —The new courthouse planned for Tehama County has been chosen as one of seven cost-reduction demonstration projects in California, state officials said this week.
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Shasta County's Public Health Advisory Board honored several local residents and groups Thursday for their efforts to make the county a healthier place.
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Jobs added to local economy
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Three men who police said were illegally extracting oil from marijuana were burned Thursday in an explosion at their trailer off Rock Creek Road in the Keswick area.
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Volunteers needed to install benches
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Term limits remain enduringly popular with voters, but does anyone really think they've worked in the California Legislature?
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YREKA — Armed Forces Day is being celebrated Saturday with food, entertainment, a resource fair and an appreciation ceremony honoring this nation’s military personnel.
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Trinity County narcotics agents arrested two people after finding methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in their Weaverville home.
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The correct answer was made by James Duffy at 10:37 a.m. The game is being played on Iron Mountain and one of the teams are the employees of the Mammoth Mine. Congratulations James! You have won yourself a $10 gift...
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Having lived 40 years in Shasta County, and having worked 23 years as a local real estate agent, Realtor Penny Failor has the depth of experience that few can match. She now brings her expertise and great reputation for honesty and ethics to our firm. We are pleased to announce that Penny is the newest agent to join our
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Facebook's lackluster debut was the big news today but this factoid from WSJ.com caught my eye: The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its 12th loss in 13 sessions, the worst 13-session performance since October 1974. The index lost 73.11 points,...
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From friend Patty Carlisle aka Salmon Patty: It is still a mess at the pier. They are trying to finish it up enough to launch Memorial Day. Deep trenches for the electrical and they are working on the approach...All the...
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People who bought Skechers toning shoes may not get the great legs and abdominal muscles that the advertisements promised – but now at least they may get some money back by visiting Skecher's settlement website (CLICK HERE) to see if they are eligible for a refund.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley suggests a picture-block project as a simple gift for someone special in your life.
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Basil is one of the basics of a vegetable garden. It's easy to grow, isn't prone to problems and will provide lots of fragrant, flavorful leaves through the summer and into fall.
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Jack Williams shares the story of his Redding-area garden, which is on a steep lot with crummy soil and the challenging hot-cold weather conditions of the north state.
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What's the best time of day to plant vegetable seedlings?
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If you see what looks like a miniature alligator with tiny orange markings crawling on your garden plants, cheer it on and give it room. It’s probably ladybug in its larval phase. A ladybug is an eager consumer of such pests as aphids, scale, and mites, and the larval form is even more voracious than the adult. Source: Re
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Shasta County's unemployment rate in April didn't increase month over month for the first time since October, the state reported today.
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After a string of embarrassingly off-key investments his stake in Facebook could be worth more than a billion bucks. Details here....
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Three men who police said were illegally extracting oil from marijuana were burned Thursday night in an explosion at their trailer off Rock Creek Road in the Keswick area.
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These kids are pulling the invisible rope across the road trick and end up causing a minor fender bender after a car abruptly stops to miss their invisible rope!
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Hello, my name is Daily Dump and I am a BBQ addict! I have been charcoal free since last Friday but I fear that I may relapse tonight. Daily Dump may have an unhealthy obsession with BBQ or an above average red meat intake but nothing beats grilling on a hot Friday night in Redding,Ca. Am I right?
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Where is this baseball game being played? What is the name of the company one of the teams is playing for? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest! We have great prizes to entice you to play. On the first...
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Just hours after the loot in Tuesday's robbery at the downtown Members First Credit Union branch, the Lone Strangers have been identified.
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Adam Yauch Boy Beast 1964 - 2012 It’s nice to know, after all these years, that my first impression of the Beastie Boys was the one they had of themselves – it was all a crazy joke. But it was like one of those really, really brilliant inside jokes that takes a while to sink [...]
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A $760,500 discount! Where else can you get a home for 3/4 Million Dollars off?
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It will be a sunny and breezy day in the north state. The National Weather Service forecasts a high temperature of 85 today in Redding. Winds will blow out of the northwest at 7 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Expect warmer and not so windy conditions this weekend. Highs should be in the high 80s Saturda
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This summer’s improvement to SR 299W on the crooked Buckhorn may have benefits beyond accident reduction, time savings and motion sickness relief. Perhaps flagman-caused delay might give motorists pause to seek alternative routes to the Redwood Empire. State Route 36 is an almost secret treasure, as scenic as it is an eng
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Caden Arlandson has been inseparable from a pogo stick his friend gave him a year ago.
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Unions that have done too effective a job for their members over the years in influencing politicians and arguing for higher pay and, especially, richer benefits are part — though by no means all — of the reason local governments in California are forever struggling to balance their budgets.
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There are two ways to defend gay marriage. Argument A is empathy: One is influenced by gay friends in committed relationships yearning for the fulfillment and acceptance that marriage conveys upon heterosexuals. That's essentially the case President Obama made when he first announced his change of views.
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We continue to hear the same old tired myths about same-sex marriage:
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The Associated Press and locally generated articles regarding OR-7, our wannabe local wolf from parts north of here, mainly ignore — intentionally? — the real ramifications of wolves, and for that matter grizzly bears, being re-established in California.
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Thank you for Dev Clough's letter. Finally, somebody to debunk Reagan's philosophy of trickle-down economics.
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Local homeowners upset over a state plan to charge them up to $150 a year for fire prevention won't have to go to Sacramento to air their complaints. The California State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection is holding a meeting in Redding on Wednesday to hear public input on the controversial plan.
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Two IP addresses behind a website disparaging Sam Aanestad's political credentials and professional background are not associated with any computers in the California Legislature.
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Sunglasses with cardboard frames and solid-black lenses are hardly stylish, but they're hot in Redding. The glasses, offered for free or sold for $1 to $3, are being snatched up because they provide a safe way to view Sunday's ring-of-fire solar eclipse.
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ABC Grocery Store shuttered its doors decades ago in the Martin Luther King Jr. neighborhood — its history almost overlooked and forgotten — but the two women who ran the small establishment in the postwar era, at last, are getting recognition.
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Fans of classic cars, parades, motorcycles and more can get their fix at Saturday's Whitmore Mountain Fair, which benefits the town's volunteer fire department.
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COTTONWOOD — One day after naming the husband of a slain Cottonwood woman as a "person of interest," sheriff's personnel, an inmate fire crew and others cleared overgrown vegetation Thursday from a drainage ditch near the couple's upscale home looking for additional evidence in the slaying.
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In 1912: Farmers and miners at Whiskeytown were reaping their harvests. The mines were particularly active now that the rains were over. The fruit was safe, there was good feed for the stock, new mines were being developed, and prospecting was going ahead.
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Point your lasers elsewhere or face hefty penalties.
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A bill that would allow property owners to excavate areas damaged by flood was approved unanimously Thursday in the state Assembly.The bill allows for exemptions to the State Mining and Reclamation Act, allowing landowners to remove debris or soil damage from floods and other natural disasters.
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Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is alerting customers to a scam that has affected utility customers across the country.
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ANDERSON — In her final home game of her prep softball career, Cheridan Hawkins was perfect.
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Spini shuts out Modoc for 94th win
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Amid Stetson hats, clouds of dust and steers, Redding was transported back to a simpler time.
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An environmental group on Thursday filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the dam that created Lake Shastina in Siskiyou County is illegally killing federally protected coho salmon.
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A Foothill High School teacher was trapped and suffered major injuries after a roll over accident on Whitmore Road today.
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CHICO — For large portions of the match, Pleasant Valley High looked like the better side.
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David Haddon, Redding
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Johnny Mccoy, Anderson
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Marvin Hoag, Redding
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Clarity Entertainment — what a misnomer that turned out to be. From the outset there was nothing clear about Chris Foxworthy's backers or financing, or how he was going to build a family-friendly, Christian-oriented movie studio on prime lots at Stillwater Business Park.
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Chuck Neve, Redding
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June Bradshaw (Brown), Modesto
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Shasta Historical Society
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I've written previous stories on the Thatcher family lumber mills. This story is about Ezekial, also known as Zeke, the father of two sons who made their fortunes in the lumber industry of Shasta County.
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Simpson University’s Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program made history this year when its first seven graduates were commissioned as U.S. Army officers. Redding residents Kenneth Crowe and Luke Fannin are two of the officers.
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Deadline is June 27. Photographer ages 18 and older may submit photographs. Reception Aug. 24. Exhibit Aug. 24 toOct. 26 at the Big Picture gallery, 857 Washington St., Red Bluff. Juror is Tony Sweet, renown photographer, educator, author and lecturer. Hosted by the Tehama County Photo Club. Go to http://www.imagesfromagl
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Thank you to all of our fans who supported us by attending our “Competition Send Off” Concert, you gave us Good Luck. We won First Place in our Division.
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Read how love of cars, and desire to help people and communities has turned into a 20 YEAR TRADITION in Burney, Ca.
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AGC Shasta District weighs in on Measures A and B
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It’s a spring Monday morning at Sequoia Middle school in Redding. Not a typical Monday because the Math First NASCAR Race Team is on the grounds with a real completion stock car. As a part of a math awareness program, Math First uses stock car racing to attract student’s attention to use math in everyday life and lea
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A lifesaving program inspired by the tragic drowning of a first-grader at Shasta Lake in 2000 has been saved from cancellation this year by a $5,000 grant from the Record Searchlight / Scripps Howard Foundation.
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couple celebrates 50th anniversary
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Pan Brian Paine, octogenarian, brings his modern art to Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery & Cultural Center, Mt. Shasta. Meet him at his Opening Reception, Friday, May 25, 5-8pm, during the Fourth Friday Mt. Shasta Art Walk. Refreshments served.
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Unless the House decides to consider another makes-no-sense-and-has-no-effect bill such as the “reconciliation” bill it passed last week, the fiscal 2013 budget process essentially is over and done with until after Americans go to the polls in November.
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Was it early last year I wrote an editorial about libertarian-minded Sen. Rand Paul's budget? Yes, it was. I thought then that his proposal for cutting $500 billion in annual federal spending was ... clarifying. Lots of politicians talk about...
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Crews with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection quickly contained a fire that burned a travel trailer today off Rock Creek Road northwest of Redding.
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Alright it’s official. There’s an overzealous “Note Nazi” on the loose at Taco Bell of Redding, Ca. There is truly only one phrase to describe this mass note and sign writing madness. This situation is what some would call, “cray cray”. Looks like the “MGMT” is at it again and
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So says a Southern Oregon county district attorney after the voters rejected a local tax measure this week. The heart of the problem seems to be a loss of federal money -- or, depending on how you see it, the...
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So says a Southern Oregon county district attorney after the voters rejected a local tax measure this week. The heart of the problem seems to be a loss of federal money -- or, depending on how you see it, the...
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Joe Matthews going to keep writing that California has fundamental governance problems -- more than any particular budget or political problem -- until the Internet runs out of bandwidth. He's pretty persuasive if anyone would stop and listen: There are...
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Joe Matthews going to keep writing that California has fundamental governance problems -- more than any particular budget or political problem -- until the Internet runs out of bandwidth. He's pretty persuasive if anyone would stop and listen: There are...
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How many Mill Creeks, Salt Creeks, and Rock Creeks do we have in Shasta County? Note: More than one creek in the same county can be a nightmare to a history researcher like myself....
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Sheriff’s detectives today are searching the Robinson Glen area of Cottonwood for clues in the May 5 slaying of Karen Kay Duenas, 51.
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"Our Collaborative is a strong voice advocating for a holistic, compassionate continuum of services, treatment and care for our service members, veterans, families, care givers and care providers.
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The courts are facing overwhelming cuts , contact your legislators and urge them to vote for AB1208.Building a new courthouse here in Shasta County is frivolous and wasteful, those moneys need to be spent in services for citizens.
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Ken White, the very able community outreach guy at the Good News Rescue Mission, has moved on. At an event last evening he handed me his new business card: Regional Outreach Manager, California Board of Equalization. Could that mean an...
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Realtor Jessica Downer of the The Address Realty is representing the seller of this lovely Anderson home. It’s a 2006 built 1586 sqft 3/2 overlooking a big pond with a walking trail just outside the backdoor. It’s just $189,900.
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Not quite sure why this girl thought sitting on a shade was a good idea. Must have been the alcohol.
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Complete with a flash mob. Can't watch this video and be in a bad mood....
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Here’s a bank owned Ranch Style home on an acre just east of Redding School of the Arts.
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A few sprinkles and some wind gusts are headed for Redding today. Rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are in the forecast between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. The temperature high is 79 degrees and the low is 55 degrees. Expect a mostly cloudy day and north northwest winds in
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From overheardnyc:Man: So did you like your lobster?Woman: Yeah. It was like eating a really big shrimp.Man: Mmm-hmm.Woman: I mean, they're basically the same animal, a lobs
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Readers, welcome to our discussion of  "Nowhere Near Normal - A Memoir of OCD," by Traci Foust. This conversation will take place in the comments section, below. For the next book, we will enjoy a hybrid between the online interaction here on anewscafe.com and a face-to-face meeting, complete with refreshments, at YAKS on
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More than any series of tax increases or spending cuts, what California really needs to resolve its perennial budget deficits is a growing economy. And one way to get business moving again is to lift the dead weight of regulations for which California has become notorious.
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On Cinco de Mayo this year, wanting something more traditional I headed downtown to Taqueria Los Gordos for an order of tacos al pastor, a tasty treat you’d find in Mazatlan, Merida or Mexico City.
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Diana Vader has always been passionate about photography. Recent local work includes the Simpson University Aspire Program Campaign bus shelter posters. Diana has been awarded Certified Professional Photographer by the Professional Photographic Certification Commission, a distinction achieved by less than 3 percent of profe
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Free-range, organic, local – these buzzwords have found their way into mainstream media in the recent past, and Moonstone Bistro applies them to its seasonally evolving food menu, but with the addition of a new bar and a full liquor license, the bistro readily applies the same concepts, care and attention to detail to its
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The set for Riverfront Playhouse’s latest comedy, “Nana’s Naughty Knickers,” is much more than three walls and some furniture.
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Jim Wilson (letter, Wednesday) says, "I have prayed for and witnessed limbs grow out ... and raising from the dead."
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If Barack Obama has four more years, contemporary historians may rate him just below Thomas Jefferson.
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The Redding area is unique — a gem in the rough. It's easy to forget what we have here, or to become complacent. But one need only drive to Sacramento, Stockton, Fresno, Bakersfield or even Boise, Idaho, to see what we can become if we fail to learn from the mistakes of others.
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We hear our politicians spout what a high priority our police protection is. The majority or our City Council has shown us what their real priorities are.
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When our editorial board interviewed District 3 supervisor candidate Pam Giacomini awhile back, she was a straight talker about almost every issue with one exception -- Measure A, which she called a really complex issue on which she was neutral....
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CHICO — A man killed early Tuesday morning while working on the Highway 99 widening project in Chico has been identified as Brad Capps, 37, of Cottonwood, an employee with the contractor, Viking Construction.
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Championship Saturday can't come soon enough. The Cubs, Eagles and Bears have to get past today first, though.
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Caitlyn Phillips reclines back over the sink at a salon off Locust Road as a stylist shampoos her blonde locks before another stylist cuts off 10 inches.
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In 1912: C.L. Parsons of Pacheco (Churn Creek Bottom) and his wife met 53 members of the Parsons clan unknown to him at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. There the Shasta County rancher saw for the first time the large gathering of men and women to whom he bore a relationship, yet had not known existed.
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Charter Communications will add 51 new high-definition channels next month to its lineup, which means the cable company is moving more channels off the analog band.
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The Cougars have one more chance to win the Wellington Cup. Next year, it will be gone.
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When it comes to determining what an all-around athlete is, there are many definitions.
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RED BLUFF — A divided City Council has decided to open the town's swimming pool next month, despite staff warnings it's dangerous.
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SHASTA LAKE — Directors with the Shasta Lake Fire Protection District won't let Chief Adrian Rogers, or anyone else, take a pay cut to ease the struggling department's financial woes.
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Two psychologists are describing the Mountain Gate man accused of hacking two people to death with a wood-splitting maul during a grisly rampage as schizophrenic and psychotic.
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The West Valley and Anderson baseball and softball teams all have plenty of representation in this year's all-Northern Athletic League teams.
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Foreclosures fall for sixth straight month
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LaMalfa is accused of campaign fraud
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Quick-draw contest, cook-off hotly contested
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Amid reports of heightened enforcement, the U.S. Department of Labor has opened a Wage and Hour Division field office in Redding.
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Investigators:Duenas 'personof interest'
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Police are searching for a man who, they say, assaulted another man around 2:45 p.m. today with a flashlight.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of B- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed.
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For contestants at this week's event, one of the Justin Sports Medicine Team's three nationwide touring 40-foot trailers will be parked behind the chutes, offering free care to Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association contestants.
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Discharge planning can be a mysterious event. Not many people know exactly what it means when they find themselves in a hospital, rehabilitation center or a skilled nursing facility. The steps to discharge involve numerous players on a team who focus how to get the patient well and back to normal.
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It's one thing to watch your child's games; it's yet another to watch your child's games when you have younger children tagging along.
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Coconut water offers nutrients, calories
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Redding police said they arrested a 31-year-old man today who wanted for several recent burglaries in the area, who’s been in and out of jail since January.
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So boasts the congressional candidate: PENN VALLEY, CA - Republican U.S. congressional candidate Sam Aanestad today received support from FreedomWorks, one of the largest Republican organizing groups in the country. FreedomWorks PAC, led by Dick Armey, announced this morning that...
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Two psychologists are describing the Mountain Gate man accused of hacking two people to death with a wood-splitting maul during a grisly rampage as schizophrenic and psychotic. But a Shasta County prosecutor is running down an inside tip that Thomas John Allen McDonald may simply be faking it.
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Hawaii becomes the first state in the nation to ban plastic bags at the checkout counter. Read about it here. Here's Murray's beef with plastic bags....
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CHICO — A man killed early Tuesday morning while working on the Highway 99 widening project in Chico has been identified as Brad Capps, 37, of Cottonwood, an employee with the contractor, Viking Construction.
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Firefighters are headed to a structure that is burning in the 2100 block of St. Helena Street in Johnson Park, near Burney.
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1. Roseanne Barr 2. Richard Gere 3. Oprah Winfrey 4. Neil Young 5. Kim Basinger
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The husband of a Cottonwood woman found stabbed to death in her home earlier this month has been named a "person of interest" in her murder, the Shasta County Sheriff's Office announced today.
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RED BLUFF - A 51-year-old Red Bluff man remains today in Tehama County jail after he was arrested earlier this month for allegedly having his wolf-hybrid dog attack another man outside an Antelope Boulevard liquor store, police said today.
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The website may have been shut down, but the political controversy it has sparked in the 1st Congressional District race is far from over.
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In addition to 100ft of creek frontage, this has 2 detached shops, 1500 sqft and 24 X 30.
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Crystal Creek empties into Clear Creek right behind the Camden House in the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. According to the Place Names of Shasta County book printed in 1966, it was named for the beautiful quartz crystals found in the...
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Kokovtsov was brought blind folded into bachelor party and he was told that he is going to jump from 50 feet height. This so horrible and mean and I have every intention of doing this to the next friend of mine that plans to get married. I’ve seen the old throw a broke bungee cord as the person [...]
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A Red Bluff reported someone stole a five-gallon gas can and gas and a car battery charger.
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Now we finally know why Darth Vader is single and lonely. Besides blowing up planets and all that he isn’t that bad.
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Other than sex and tribalism, Washington feeds off gullibility. So writes journalist Marc Ambinder, as he leaves Washington after a decade....
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Firefighters are releasing engines from a structure fire on Dersch Road and Hyrax Road east of Anderson.
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Alright I have to admit I would probably freak out if I saw this happen while I was sitting in the plane. I know planes are designed so they can take a hit from lightning but this is still very eerie.
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California Highway Patrol officers arrested a man this morning on Twin View Boulevard in north Redding after he ran from a vehicle rollover accident on Interstate 5.
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The driver of Hyundai Sonata, either crashed or lost control of the vehicle and passed onto the opposite side of the freeway, where he collided, first with a Kia Sportage crossover and then into a minivan at high speed. The collision was so severe, that the Hyundai broke in two, the front passenger [...]
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Park supporters in the Hacienda Heights subdivision are asking for a one-year extension so residents can plan and build a tot lot.
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Heard about Shasta Farms' burgeoning operation from James Rickert of Prather Ranch. Couldn't find much online save for this year-old job posting for a poultry manager. Excerpt: Gazelle, CA Shasta Farms is a 10,000-acre organic farm that is building a...
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I can understand pulling stunts in a car or some other land based vehichle but showing off in an airplane has always seemed a bit suicidal to me. I guess this crazy pilot had a need. A need for speed!
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Emergency crews have been dispatched this morning to the northbound lanes of I-5 at S. Bonnyview Road, where a semi-trailer and vehicle collided.
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Another sunny day is on tap for Redding. The National Weather Service’s forecast calls for a high of 87 degrees during the day and a low of 60 degrees in the evening. There may be a few sprinkles Thursday. The chance of a thunderstorm is 20 percent after 11 a.m., the weather service says. Otherwise, it will be partly sunn
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In preparation for the anticipated annular solar eclipse, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will offer a special “early-bird” presentation that will provide participants with a better understanding of this once in a lifetime event.  This special presentation by NPS Sky Ranger Robert Gutierrez will begin at 2 pm in t
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While easily considered successful on a number of levels, in the very least Shasta County Economic Development Corporation’s recent “Game Changers” event solidified the notion that entrepreneurship is alive and well in the North State, and is increasingly supported by the business community. As stated in the mission
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It's been almost a year since I paid for a 6-month subscription to Match.com. At the time I also signed up for eHarmony, but my computer didn't like the site's graphics, so I ditched it within 24 hours and was left with just Match.com. Within the next 11 months I eventually signed up for two [...]
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As detectives continue to investigate the murder of a 51-year-old Cottonwood woman, Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said Tuesday there may be some new developments in the case.
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By the standards of political flame wars, nothing on the anti-Sam Aanestad website www.sam4congress.com was all that scorching.
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When two white newspaper reporters for the Virginian-Pilot were driving through Norfolk, and were set upon and beaten by a mob of young blacks — beaten so badly that they had to take a week off from work — that might seem to have been news that should have been reported, at least by their own newspaper. But it w
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The prosecution has rested in a case that should never have been brought: the ghastly soap opera better known as the criminal trial of John Edwards. The testimony has been salacious, mesmerizing and revolting. Edwards has been proved to be what everyone already knew beyond a reasonable doubt: an egocentric cad. How big a ca
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I am appalled someone would refuse to vote for 65 cents as Bill Hufford stated in his "50-Word Dash." Not vote! It is one thing that hasn't been taken away or reduced of our privileges given us as citizens of the United States.
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Thank you for Dev Clough's letter (Thursday). Finally, somebody to debunk Reagan's philosophy of trickle-down economics. So many bought into that philosophy and pointed to the improved economy as proof, but the improved economy actually was due to a huge increase in federal spending, especially for defense.
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I am amazed. I don't think President Obama knows who he thumbed his nose at when he announced that homosexuals should be allowed to marry.
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I was horrified to read the Record Searchlight's front page on April 26. There displayed above the fold was the headline beginning, "Schism" and referring to a conference supposedly countering the unbiblical teachings of a prominent Redding church.
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California Crab Dip
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Thai Shrimp Curry Potpourri
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Fresh Veggie Dill Dip
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Nona's Pork Stew
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Easy Raviolis
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Asian Peanut Noodles With Chicken
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Sage, Mushroom, & Olive Chicken
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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Mushrooms
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PALO CEDRO — All season long, Brook Gaddy has been clutch for the Foothill High girls soccer team.
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The Paradise softball team earned the chance to defend its Northern Section Division III championship — barely.
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ANDERSON — Cheridan Hawkins makes the Cubs tough enough to beat as is. On Tuesday, her lineup came alive behind her, too.
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PALO CEDRO — Every catch, every sprint, every batting practice and every single game have led to this. Foothill has one game left this season, with everything its worked for riding on it.
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The Red Bluff boys tennis team completed its Northern Section sweep on Tuesday with Igor Minarik taking the singles championship and Minarik and Thunder Shaffer winning the doubles finals at Sun Oaks Tennis & Fitness.
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Former Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero was ordered by a judge Tuesday to have no contact with five Shasta Lake residents she allegedly hoodwinked into signing recall election-related declarations that are at the center of her criminal case.
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Authorities are responding to reports of an assault involving pepper spray on the 2500 block of Sabre Court.
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The Shasta Lake City Council has chosen Rose Smith to replace outgoing councilman Rod Lindsay tonight.
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The Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association will host its annual Tourism Summit on May 24 at the Red Lion Hotel on Hilltop Drive.
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A select group of struggling mortgage borrowers are about to get an offer that sounds too good to be true. Executives at Bank of America say they will begin mailing 200,000 letters offering certain customers mortgage principal reduction.
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Authorities say they arrested five people after serving search warrants related to drug dealing in Redding today.
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The LaMalfa campaign says it had nothing to do with a mystery web site attacking Sam Aanestad. But the news reminded me of the 2004 Assembly campaign and some dirt LaMalfa and his chief of staff threw at long-shot Democrat...
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Firefighters have extinguished a grass and brush fire that burned about 2 acres in Happy Valley earlier today.
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Attention newly-minted Facebook IPO zillionaires! Here’s a fabulous Country Style luxury home from the Golden Age of real estate, right about 2005. It’s a beauty. Look at these excellent photographs.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SACRAMENTO RIVER, Redding — Trout fishing picked up big time on increased releases from Keswick, It’s possible to catch two dozen or more fat rainbows an outing. While most will be from 1 to 3 pounds, anglers are tangling with fish much larger e
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His or her base salary and bonus, if any, for 2011 may now be online at this searchable database, the result of a Freedom of Information Act request by the Asbury Park Press newspaper. Looked up a friend who toils,...
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From an endorsement announcement -- as far as I know the only one from the Shasta County Democratic Central Committee for a local office in the June election: Mr. Munroe has earned the endorsement because of his commitment to the...
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From the FoxNews web site: "We're deeply opposed to the militarization of civil society. We have all kinds of aversion to it. This is importing it because it's cheap, easy, silent. [The use of remote-controlled aircraft for domestic surveillance is]...
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It was the Baxter & Monroe who began operations in 1851 in what the company called elegant Concord coaches (see photo). The coaches ran north from Colusa to Monroeville, Red Bluff, Cottonwood (then on the south side of the creek),...
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Congressional candidate Sam Aanestad is accusing his Republican rival state Sen. Doug LaMalfa’s campaign of launching a website to attack him while linking the site’s contents to another candidate in the race.
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So is it really a bank robbery if the teller doesn’t hear the Lone Stranger demand the loot?
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After more than four decades? We've been down this road before, of course. A former CHP officer, in a new book, says the Zodiac is a 91-year-old man living in Solano County. His motivation? Jealousy over his wife having an...
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Another day, another piece of direct mail about Churn Creek Bottom. This latest prompted me to e-mail Henry Giacomini, president of the Shasta County Farm Bureau, to ask for an explanation why the bureau opposes Measure B. His response: "Marc,...
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This big REO home seems to have last sold for $210K, almost a decade ago. Get it for less now.
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Some idiot in a yellow Lamborghini decides he is too cool for school and want to show everyone at an intersection inc Chicago how to make a a left turn in style. Unfortunately the driver is a complete moron and hit 2 other cars.
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Lets look at what is going on here in the primary, not the secondary where lawyers argue.Govenor Brown announces the possibility of  massive budget cuts including to the AOC. The AOC's Cheif Justice says "Oh my gosh that will hurt so many because we will have to cut services, in the mean time Shasta county i
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Keep a water bottle nearby. The temperature is going to climb to 90 degrees today, and it will be mostly sunny, the National Weather Service says. It will be mostly clear skies tonight with a low of 63 degrees. The warm weather and sunshine continues through the rest of the week. Temperatures on Wednesday will again hover a
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Today is National Peace Officer Memorial Day. Although we never forget, today we ask the community to join us as we remember federal, state and local Law Enforcement officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the line o
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“Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   Hawkins Companies has a commitment to provide truthful, accurate and timely information to the public. After making statements recently about new property taxes that were not consistent with the above ethos we c
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As the primary-campaign season approaches its June 5 finale, there's seemingly no dirtier word in the north state than debt — as candidates vow to ease the burden that huge federal deficits will place on the next generation.
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The harm that California's extremely short legislative term limits have done has never been more obvious and extreme than today.
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What's the matter with us? We elect representatives who have no idea what the word means. We tell them what we want in every way possible, but it seems to fall on deaf ears. What's more, they're blind to existing problem areas that are totally overwhelming to most of us.
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Why is no one questioning the price of gas in this area? We hear on state and national news about prices going down, but locally they continue to go up.
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I had a personal run-in with California Highway Patrol officer Gerald Harris about three years ago, and on that occasion he was dishonest. He gave me a ticket that wasn't deserved, and when I tried to fight it in court he used his position and "status" to make me into a liar. No one believes an "average"
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Redding Swim Team members earned top finishes at the Woodland Long Course Distance Time Trials on Sunday.
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Igor Minarik's perfect season is still intact.
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Developers of a controversial shopping center in Churn Creek Bottom have backed off their claims that their project would generate hundreds of thousands in annual property taxes for nearby schools.
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There were no new drilling permits filed this past week in Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Nueces or Refugio counties.
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In 1912: Because of the splendid record in the peace department of Shasta County, it had been nine months since the chain gang was out. Judge Harry Donnelly of Kennett and Judge Walter Herzinger of Redding had not been able to supply the laborers to make little stones out of big stones.
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Medical Home Care Professionals Inc. in Redding was awarded two of the five individual honors at the 2012 California Association of Health Services at Home Conference (CAHSAH) in Pasadena last week.
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Administrators, judges and other top court personnel from throughout the state are in emergency mode after Gov. Jerry Brown Monday issued a revised state budget that calls for $544 million in cuts to the judicial branch and a delay in courthouse construction projects, including the building of a new Shasta County Courthouse
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The Shasta County Air Pollution Control Board may add seats for representatives from the cities of Redding and Anderson today.
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Red Bluff city manager likes the challenges
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North state motorists are experiencing sticker shock at the pump.
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Sun-soaked and about 60 degrees, the Redding Rodeo Grounds was a good place Monday to ride a horse.
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Gerri Harvey always has enjoyed working with children, especially in retirement as an 81-year-old foster grandparent.
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The Redding Fire Department is urging the public to be cautious doing any recreational activity near dry vegetation.
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People I've known for 50 years come up to me and start talking, which forces me to pretend I know who they are, or at least stall for time until I get a hint. Sometimes they say, "You don't know who I am, do you?" and I say, "Nope, haven't any idea." They identify themselves and usually I remember them. Curiously, most of t
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Two days ago, I sat on my sister's porch in South Carolina, listening to a rooster crow in the woods, and waiting for rain. I expected it to show up soon. The rain, not the rooster.
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Sons of the American Revolution is a historical organization made up of descendents of those who fought in the American Revolution.
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See who was where at recent north state events.
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North state motorists are experiencing sticker shock at the pump.
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It's usually north state Republicans who grouse about the complexity of California's timber harvest plans, but the Democratic governor seems to have noticed. He snuck into his new budget revision a proposal to "shorten and streamline" permit processing for timber...
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Maybe not, contrary to what you might have heard, argues USC prof Dowell Myers: When it comes to retaining native sons and daughters, California has the fifth-strongest attraction of all 50 states. Among California-born adults who were at least 25...
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SHASTA LAKE — Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a trio of men after a reported burglary today at Ace Hardware.
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Administrators, judges and other top court personnel from throughout the state are in emergency mode after Gov. Jerry Brown issued today his revised state budget that calls for $544 million in cuts to the judicial branch and a delay in courthouse construction projects, including the building of a new Shasta County Courthous
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Voices of Faith — How does your faith tradition reach out to retain or attract young people and families?
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I feel your pain. If you need a little relief, though, check out this chart of what drivers pay around the world. Then count your blessings....
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I feel your pain, but if it's any relief, check this chart of what drivers pay around the world and count your blesssings....
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Dear friends and readers, I've been almost entirely out of the news loop the past month, focusing on a more important priority. What did I miss?...
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Hopefully, everyone knows what to avoid already. But if not, here is a short informative PSA.
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This Afternoon: Mostly sunny today with a high near 82 degrees. Winds will be from the south between 3 and 11 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy with a low around 58 degrees. Winds will be from the northeast wind at 10 mph becoming west southwest. Tuesday: Mostly sunny with a high near 92 degrees. Winds will be
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Six Shasta County fire protection and law enforcement agencies have been awarded a total of $259,152 in Indian gaming grants.
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The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office and numerous other emergency responders from local and state agencies will conduct an emergency-preparedness training next week for their staff in Red Bluff.
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The Salt Lake City-based Deseret News, in the first piece of a series, reports that the already parched region is getting still dryer -- even as its population has boomed. The bureau is shepherding a supply-demand study to be released...
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They are going fast. Buy them before they are all sold out… Edit: Actually, I’m now told you can’t buy them online yet, so today’s post was premature. Sorry for any inconvenience. Stay tuned. Edit-Edit Okay, Now I am being assured you can order seats here:
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A pair of Cottonwood residents reported someone broke into their home some time Friday and stole $4,000-worth of items.
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Here’s a HUD home in lovely Westwood Manor. At $78 per sqft, it’s a comp the neighbors may not enjoy.
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The Redding Fire Department is urging the public to be cautious doing any recreational activity near dry vegetation.
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Champion Raceway in Medford Now posted their Online 2012 Schedule, click to the website! May 19 2012 Special NHRDA Event! Click for Entries and Details   
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Mostly sunny skies are in the forecast today. The temperature high will be near 82 degrees in Redding, the National Weather Service reports. It will cool down to 58 degrees in the evening. The pattern continues on through the rest of the week. Tuesday the temperature is forecast at 92 degrees in the daytime, then dropping
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Reception for art students of the Shasta Union High School District at City Hall, 2nd Floor, 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding, CA, on Thursday, May 17, 5-7 p.m. Student work will be presented in exhibit hardware purchased through a grant awarded by the Shasta Regional Community Foundation through the McConnell Fund. The show wil
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Desserts, coffee and a night of Jazz – Silent Auction to help support the Senior Scholarship Program. Join us on May 17th, 2012 at 6:30 for a night of award winning jazz music presented by the Enterprise High School Jazz Bands and Choirs. There will be a silent auction through the evening and some delicious [...]
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Cottonwood duo Still Married will play original country folk tunes at Redding's Summer Art Reception on May 17th, 2012, from 5-7 PM, at Redding City Hall.  Still Married music celebrates the landscape, the characters and the independent spirit of Far Northern California, with songs like "Under the Sundial Bridge" and "The
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Redding School of the Arts has been awarded LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED is an internationally recognized rating system designed to provide owners a path toward “greener” design,  building  and  operations  practices. Although
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In response to a recent increase in theft of metal plumbing components in park restrooms, the City of Redding's Park Maintenance Division has designed and fabricated a protective box to secure the plumbing. The brass valve that is stolen will yield less than $10 as scrap metal, but costs almost $200 to replace in addition [
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Open art studios of local Dunsmuir artists, food, music, and the ever popular Pie Social will headline this year's Dunsmuir Dogwood Daze.  The Doggie Parade at noon will feature many prizes for different categories, such as Best Hair and Best Combination of Dog and Handler.  A prize will also be given to Best Handler Unde
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The East Bay Municipal Water District in California captures water from the Sierra snowpack in reservoirs on the Mokelumne River and sends it via sealed pipeline 90 miles to customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, saying it "assures that all customers get high-quality drinking water ..."
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Roxanne Dubreuil, Happy Valley
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Bill Hufford, Anderson
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Russ Wade, Redding
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Ann Chapman, Redding
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Charles Menoher, Redding
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It's scientifically safe to make plans for 2013. The world will not end on Dec. 21 or the default date of Dec. 23, according to a newly discovered Mayan calendar.
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The ability to log trips online and a chance to win free tickets to Redding Rodeo Week's pancake breakfast are highlights of this year's Bike Commute Challenge.
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Redding School of the Arts has been recognized by a national organization for meeting the highest standards of energy conservation and environmental design.
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In 1912: Shasta led all Northern California counties with a population of 117 automobiles, 73 of which were in Redding. Ten years previously there were none. The investment in cars in Redding was more than $12,000 greater than the cost of the Hotel Lorenz, the biggest hostelry in the state north of Sacramento.
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Want to avoid the whiny, itchy misery of mosquitoes?
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The University of California Cooperative Extension will hold a showing of "Children in Crisis," the first installment of HBO's "Weight of the Nation" series on obesity, from 4-7 p.m. Friday at Sequoia Middle School's McLaughlin Auditorium, 1805 Sequoia St., in Redding.
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When Mount Shasta softball pitcher Kayla Spini began her senior year, she had no idea she was close to breaking the Northern Section career wins record.
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[I wrote this back in 2007. I just re-read it and think it's still accurate. Back then I called it "Not to make anyone feel bad," and that's as good a title as any. Slightly tweaked here.]... but with today being Mother's Day, and Father's Day next month, I have been thinking about:~ people whose par
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Remember David Stockman? President Reagan's budget director who famously had a change of heart on Reaganomics? What's he make of the Bush/Obama deficits and current Fed policy? His scary interview here. The kicker: "DS: My investing model is ABCD: Anything...
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A "well-involved" residential structure fire is burning in Anderson this evening, dispatchers said.
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In a court ruling with significant implications for the music industry, a California judge has dismissed a suit by two song publishing companies aimed at preventing Victor Willis, former lead singer of the 1970s disco group the Village People, from exercising his right to reclaim ownership of “YMCA” and other hit son
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Is what a thousands of dads are thinking or saying today; thousands of moms who have had a child or children stolen by thugs in robes and suits.These Dads spend this day crying or looking for a way to ease the pain of the fact that there ex-wife, abusive or not has sole custody of their children and she
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Fire crews contained a 1/4-acre fire this afternoon near the intersection of Oasis Road and Woggon Lane.
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Here’s a home with really nice looking shop, on 1.89 acres. The house is a ’92 3/2 of about 1317 sqft.
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TracFone customer service is the WORST!!!! I had a problem with my cell phone and had to call customer service. I had the hardest time trying to understand the tech’s broken English, if you can even call it English.  I understand that customer service is outsourced, for the most part, but these foreigners should not
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The Telegraph reports that in Italy jobless young people are flocking to a new career -- as shepherds. An alternate use for our vacant Stillwater Business Park? From the Telegraph's Rome correspondent: As Italy's unemployment rate topped 10pc this week,...
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It's going to be a warm, sunny Mother's Day in Redding today, with temperatures inching closer to that triple-digit mark. The high today should reach 94 degrees, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Tonight, expect a cooler 59 degrees for the area. It'll still be warm on Monday, but th
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Sean we are very proud of you.... You have become a good and just man. As you now step away and begin your journey as a Man, know that we carry you close in our hea
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A 65-year-old woman was taken to Mercy Medical Center in Redding with moderate injuries after she was hit by a bicyclist during a triathlon Saturday at Lake California.
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In 1912: The further regulation of saloons was being proposed by the executive heads of the Citizens League. Gambling in all forms would be strictly taboo and games for any kind of valuables wouldn’t be permitted under the proposed changes. Another change called for the fronts of saloons to be open, which meant doing away
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Home sales in Shasta County are up roughly 35 percent this year — nearly 50 percent over two years ago.
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My mother was mean to me. I know this because I read a newspaper account of another kid who claimed her mother was mean to her, and I found we had a lot in common.
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It pays off to win a league title, for most teams.
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Research shows that 96 percent of us will shop on Mother's Day, the highest gift-giving day of the year behind Christmas.
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When America's debt threatens her future and we have an opportunity to select someone to go to Washington and help straighten things out, who should we pick? We're going to go with the bankruptcy trustee.
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One of the last copies of "Where the Wild Things Are" to be sold before the brilliant author and illustrator Maurice Sendak died last week was a stiff, crisp edition rung up by a nice lady at the Barnes and Noble here in Redding.
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California Senate Bill 1172, which seeks to limit sexual orientation change efforts to adults who have given informed consent, is not surprisingly raising the hackles of religious conservatives.
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To channel Jerry Brown, "En ira veritas."
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A half-dozen Shasta College track and field women athletes who competed Friday qualified for the California Community College Athletic Association finals coming up this weekend.
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I've learned that resort casual means different things to different people.
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Is there much we can do besides wait?
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Timothy J. Duffy, Redding
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Dear Babe: I have a Derek Jeter "Rookie Class" card. It is in mint condition.— Barbara Riddle, ReddingWhile the card says "Rookie Class," it's from the Collector's Choice SE release in 1995. Jeter's rookie cards are all from 1993. The online price guide at www.beckett.com lists the card at
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm 17, writing about my brother, 16. I believe my parents are allowing him to socially retard himself with video games. If he gets good grades and does his chores, they feel he can spend his time how he likes. How can they be this clueless? He has no social life whatsoever because his attention is g
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Phyllis Solberg, Redding
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Phyllis Lawler, Redding
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I had no sooner sat down at our weekly "Bored Meeting" when Gary says to me: "You know what really bugs me?" I knew that I hadn't written my column fo