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July 15th, 2012

It's going to be a dramatically cooler day today than most of the past week in the Redding area. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high of 88 degrees for the city. The low tonight will drop to a cool 61 degrees, they say. Tuesday will be even cooler with a high of 79 degrees and a 30 perc
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The Flat Fire burning around 30 miles west of Weaverville has now charred more than 1,700 acres, a spokeswoman with the United States Forest Service said.
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Sunday, July 15 Continuing my list of things I need to do... 6.) Create a better online portfolio. Any one of several of my designer friends can point me in the right direction for this one. Well, readers, that little blurb above was actually written July 10th, when I was still s
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The long, Redding, Calif.-datelined article, here, is headlined "A runner's belief: God is his coach." Excerpt: Hall said that God spoke to him regularly, giving him training plans, even a race strategy for the London Olympics. He does not hear...
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This 2007 flag lot home looks a bit unconventional, with both a 2 car garage and a 2 space carport.
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A car show will take place today to benefit a charity for children in Red Bluff.
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Today's high will reach about 98 degrees, and cooler temperatures are on their way.
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The Redding Colt .45s summer collegiate baseball team continues its homestand today with a 6 p.m. game against the Pro Player Baseball team of Sacramento.
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Julie Eaton, Redding
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Don Farrell, Redding
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Patricia Crow, Redding
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Dorothy Mock, Shingletown
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Leanne Starrs, Redding
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Suzanne Turek, Redding
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William Moore, Redding
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Strictly speaking, your government representatives no longer have to tell you in advance what they're going to discuss at the next meeting, and they don't have to report actions they've taken in closed session.
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So far this summer, three California cities have moved toward bankruptcy and several others are distressed enough that the b-word has left the lips of their elected and appointed officials — including those in the two largest, Los Angeles and San Diego.
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After trying to pass a symbolic motion for a public vote on rapid rail — that had no chance of passing — our earnest state legislator "Do-nothing Doug LaMalfa" walked up to the head of the State Senate and made some attempt at congratulations. As if his move was in any way serious!
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Hello Redding Record Searchlight and KRCR TV: Are you aware that there is a vital and thriving town 30 miles east of you called Shingletown? It appears to our community's residents that the only time you give us the time of day is when something of a negative activity takes place and that is virtually the only time you
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Anna Lee Horton, Redding
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Loretta McBride, Redding
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Jeremy Walton, Redding
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Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional, U.S. citizens and legal residents will be required to have health care coverage by 2014.
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SNAG GOLF CAMP
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When it comes to eating, I've been lucky all my life. Truth is, I owe this good fortune to my mother and my wife. Even as a little kid I always ate my peas.
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There are dozens of brands of air and carpet fresheners out there. The majority of them don't really get rid of a bad or lingering smell. They simply mask it, and not always well. But What Odor? uses essential oils to eliminate odors altogether.
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Jann Holden operates a touch and sound therapy business in Red Bluff called Purple Sage
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Thinner, lighter, super-portable systems that remain high functioning (like Intel's Ultrabooks and Apple's Macbook Air) are all the rage, but the sleek design comes with a price: no internal DVD drive. Can you live without one? The answer is yes.
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In last year's report to Congress, the Securities and Exchange Commission published research indicating investors are often confused about the role of their financial adviser.
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Q: What do the typical loan modification terms look like?
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Sierra Saletta and Mark Gardner, both of Santa Barbara, were married June 22, 2012, at Vine Hill House in Sebastopol. Sanford Marshall officiated. The bride is the daughter of Ronald Saletta of Shasta Lake; and Pennie Pine of Benicia. She graduated from Enterprise High School in 2002. She graduated from UC Santa Cruz with
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Maureen Gaynor and Joseph Ross, both of Redding, were married June 23, 2012, at Riverview Golf & Country Club in Redding. The ceremony was followed by an intimate dinner afterward. Sue Millerborn officiated. The bride is the daughter of Eamonn "Gus" Gaynor of Redding; and Patricia Gaynor of Redding. She works for Gayn
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Eileen Moore and Christopher Smith, both of Redding, were married June 7, 2012, at Chapel of the Bells in Reno. The bride is the daughter of Charlene Moore of Cottonwood; and Daniel Moore of San Diego.
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We are in the throes of summer, and my kids are enjoying the usual summer fare: sleeping in, playing with friends, lake days, and eating copious amounts of ice cream. My two boys would love those activities to include unlimited amounts of TV watching and computer playing as well, but I don't share this point of view.
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Dear Debt Adviser, I have to go to court over a credit card debt that's from 2006. It's in my name only, not my husband's. My husband said they can't do anything because I am on disability/Social Security and I get a little pension, but I'm thinking they can make me pay something.
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Dear Babe: I have a 28-by-22-inch framed and mounted billiards poster — "Legendary Pocket Billiards Stars Tournament II, The Claridge Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, N.J." It features players Willie Mosconi, Minnesota Fats, Luther "Wimpy" Lassiter, U.J. Puckett, Irving "Deacon" Crane, Cowboy
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The East Redding 11-12 year-old Little League All-Stars defeated Paradise 21-5 on Saturday in their first game at the section tournament in Susanville.
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RED BLUFF — The Red Bluff Union Elementary School District board voted Friday night to lay off 17 teachers — nearly 20 percent of its educators.
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In 1912: The lookout station on Mt. Eddy was complete. Caster, who had been engaged to live in the cabin, arrived in Sisson and would soon depart for the scene of his work.
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The upper half of Lassen Peak Trail is closed, but there's still a way to get to the top of the volcano this season. The trail to the summit will open temporarily on full-moon weekends in August and September.
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Every year in the U.S. ...
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Shasta County supervisors Tuesday will consider an environmental organization's appeal of a recently approved permit for a cogeneration power plant.
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A Redding firm is the apparent low bidder on a construction project to build a nearly $6 million roundabout along Interstate 5 in Anderson.
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Ken Coster was sitting by his pool, enjoying the middle of the Saturday afternoon under the sun, when he thought he smelled smoke.
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Neighborhoods and businesses can register for the annual Night Out block party in Anderson, which will take place Aug. 7.
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On June 11 I was in Dawson City, Yukon. This is where you have to take a ferry ride over to the other side of the river to catch the "Top of the World Highway."
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A small band of protesters spent Saturday morning on Airport Road, campaigning for the U.S. to stop using unmanned aircraft, which they said pose privacy and safety dangers.
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It's hard to picture Sherry Ackerman in a supermarket, blithely going down the aisles and tossing all sorts of packaged goods in her cart. But in recent years she's taken things a step further, "wildcrafting" some of her food from the woods and meadows near her home, crafting back-to-nature salads from dandelions, chickweed
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A vegetation fire that broke out this afternoon in south Redding has burned up to 65 acres and was contained as of 7 p.m.
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A woman suffered major injuries on Highway 299 in a crash near Poker Bar Road today and may have been under the influence, authorities say.
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We all know where Bear Creek is - north of Balls Ferry about a mile as the crow flies. The ferry that crossed the river from Bear Creek on the east side of the river to Blue Jay Lane on...
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Agent Mobility! Really enjoyed getting coffee with about 3/4 of our brokerage yesterday at the office, er, Starbucks. What a great group! All these fine people are a pleasure to work alongside. Craig Brandol, Erin Rader, Penny Fail
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Dickerson sounded -- or tried to sound -- reassuring in the paper this morning about the City of Redding's financial state. Unfortunately it brought back memories of similar reassuring words spoken just prior to the 2008 elections. Flashback here....
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Here’s a familiar looking 2097 sqft 4/2 in Shasta County not far from Shasta Lake. It’s familiar looking to us since it was listed for sale unsucessfully 8
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The long hot days of mid-summer in the North State offers us a summer dormancy of a sorts, where it is often too hot to garden happily, too hot to plant much successfully and sometimes too hot to care. But this semi-dormant too hot time is a great one to review some of the basic [...]
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The north state will get a reprieve from the triple digit temperatures today as daily highs dip into the upper 80s next week.
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Chocolat de Nanette’s Nancy Mathews will show people how to create chocolate and caramel turtles at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, 840 Auditorium Drive, Redding, at 1 p.m. today.
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The Redding Colt .45s summer collegiate baseball team will put its seven-game winning streak on the line today in a home game against the San Francisco Seals.
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In 1912: Two wheat stacks belonging to George Thompson, living on what is known in Churn Creek bottom as the old McFarland place, burned. The loss was between $1,000 and $1,500. Thompson did not have any insurance.
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A lone gunman armed with a 9 mm pistol demanded cash and drugs Friday during a daylight robbery of Ferry's Pharmacy in Anderson, store employees said.
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The attorney representing a Redding woman charged with misdemeanor DUI wants to examine the personnel file of a California Highway Patrol officer who assisted in her arrest.
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SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a bill that closes a loophole in state law that led to a controversial plea bargain given to a former Anderson police officer accused of raping a Millville woman he was taking to Shasta County jail.
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A 21-year-old Shasta Lake man suffered skull fractures and lay in serious condition at a hospital Friday after being attacked by another man at Bert and Ernie's Bar in Redding, police said.
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Redding City Council on Tuesday will consider a resolution that establishes its intent to offer more modest retirement packages to new police officers and firefighters.
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Susan Brooks remembers how her daughter, Shelby, came home from Millville Elementary in fifth grade with a surprising announcement.
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The Flat Fire, burning 30 miles west of Weaverville in Trinity County, had charred 1,066 acres of forest and was 30 percent contained as of 7 p.m. Friday, Shasta-Trinity National Forest officials said.
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The Flat Fire, burning 30 miles west of Weaverville in Trinity County, had charred 1,066 acres of forest and remains 30 percent contained as of 8 a.m. Saturday, Shasta-Trinity National Forest officials said.
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Do you know what your city council and school board members will be discussing at next week's meeting?
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California Judicial Council officials announced Friday that deep budget cuts have dictated a "fundamental relook" at a slate of court construction projects, including the $170 million Redding courthouse project.
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The East Redding Little League 11-year-old All-Stars won the District 1 championship Friday night over Red Bluff 9-8 in extra innings.
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It took until 4:44 p.m. for someone to give the correct answer! They are the cabins built for the workers of Pacific Construction Inc. at Coram a short distance below Shasta Dam. Congratulations to Old_Redding who has won herself a...
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It's hard to picture Sherry Ackerman in a supermarket, blithely going down the aisles and tossing all sorts of packaged goods in her cart.
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James and Dawne Firmalo purchased Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Shasta County at 2180 Airstrip Road in Redding.
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Anderson police are responding to reports of a man robbing Ferry's Pharmacy at gunpoint in Anderson around 4:30 p.m. today.
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SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed today a bill that closes a loophole in state law that led to a controversial plea bargain given to a former Anderson police officer who was accused of raping a Millville woman he was taking to Shasta County jail.
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Emergency crews responding to a possible river rescue south of the South Bonnyview boat ramp found everyone in OK condition today, deputies said.
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Do you know what your city council and school board members will be discussing at next week’s meeting?
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The first roads in the early 1850s were actually trails used by man and beast. Shasta was the end of the line for all the roads.
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Here’s a bank-owned parcel in the pines. 40.57 acres. Some timber covered.
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After watching the most recent video of Stanley, that's what a correspondent suggests in an e-mail, received this a.m.: "I do have an idea for a TLC follow-up show though. I say send the Bethel kids in to "heal" Baby...
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How do I get rid of spiders in the garden?
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To reduce your summer energy bills, use the cold-water rinse cycle when doing laundry and line-dry clothes when you can. If you do use the dryer, run full loads. Wait until the dishwasher is fully loaded before running it. Let dishes air-dry instead of using the dry cycle. Limit the operating time of your pool filter and au
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley shares three recipes for summer.
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Susan Orlean's book, "The Orchid Thief," offers many insights on the plants that outlived the dinosaurs.
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Cannas bring a big, bold tropical look to the landscape. The tropicals are happy in sunbaked red clay or submerged in backyard ponds.
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Garden columnist Jack Williams shares his experiences of growing basil and cilantro. Sold at the same time of the year with similar labels, the two plants were far from compatible.
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Where were these cute cabins 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 from one of...
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Video of a brave young man doing a back flip into Creek Creek. Cool....
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Only 75 foreclosure homes for sale today. A new low. This govt. owned one is inexpensive. “Great deal on this Westside cutie, move in ready, great starter or rental.
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A 21-year-old Shasta Lake man is in serious condition this morning after being attacked by another man at Bert and Ernie's Bar in Redding, police said.
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Just read the e-mail, below. from former Shasta High classmate Debby Davis-Crippen. More on this issue tomorrow: Jim Albertson referred me to you. I have been fighting a battle with Lawncrest over their lawn conditions. We have discussed on our...
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Our heat wave will continue through Sunday as daytime temperatures remain around 100, though next week will bring Redding's weather back into the 90s.
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Roadwork on some spots of north state highways could lead to delays today.
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People ask me from time to time if there's one genre of music that I just can't stomach. My answer is, and I'm being completely honest with you here, nope. I like it all. I can even name a few speed metal songs that have wormed their ways into my brain. But when I was [...]
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The West Redding Little League 9-10 All-Stars defeated the Shasta Dam All-Stars 12-2 in four innings to claim the District 1 championship at the Shasta Dam Area Little League Field on Thursday.
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A preliminary hearing for an Oregon man charged with murdering his aunt and nearly killing his uncle in Redding last month was postponed Thursday.
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Terri Hill will present information on leave of absence laws at the next meeting of the Northstate Society for Human Resource Management from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Shasta County Library, 1100 Parkview Ave., Redding.
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In 1912: The fisherman's craze took hold of Redding's anglers. Their mecca was the big eddy of the Sacramento River at Keswick. The best fish to date was a 3½-pound trout landed by George Dean.
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A local gridiron star is about to pass a football legend.
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High schools are staring at budget cuts and others are facing the restraints of gender equality in Title IX, yet high schools are still adding sports.
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The Flat Fire 30 miles west of Weaverville in Trinity County had charred 1,066 acres of forest and is 30 percent contained as of 7 p.m. today, U.S. Forest Service officials said.
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The Fair Political Practices Commission is confirming it is investigating a complaint state Rep. Dan Logue's re-election campaign filed against his Assembly colleague, Jim Nielsen, and his fellow Republican challenger in the primary, Bob Williams.
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For children in Shasta County, there is such a thing as a free meal, though few kids are taking advantage of it.
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Some 114 cats found new homes Thursday at a special adoption day held by the Haven Humane Society.
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SHASTA LAKE — All they wanted to do was put up a reader board to keep Shasta Lake residents up to date on local happenings.
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A Shasta County environmental group has issued a new report claiming clear-cut logging in the Battle Creek area is hurting water quality in streams.
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The owner of Wild Thyme Gifts & Gardens has developed a lead in the case of her recently burglarized downtown shop.
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It's after 11 PM. I had a look at the thermometer on my front porch and it's still 83/28. The air is smoky from forest fires all over Northern California. It seems much hotter today than yesterday.I lived in this house until 1966, when my parents built a newer, modern house on this property; in the early 1990s I
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Can you remember what you were doing in your early 20s? Can you imagine what kind of life you’ll be living in your 70s or 80s? We experience incredible changes as the decades roll by—not just to ourselves, but in the world at large. With our lives changing so much, our estate planning documents and strategies should
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Red Robin
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Shirley J. Miille, Anderson
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Gary Rossman, Redding
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Islamists sprout from Arab Spring
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Alex Landi, Mount Shasta
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Have a big idea that you think might make you the next Mark Zuckerberg? NPR has a contest that could be the steppingstone to greatness.
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Sheriff's deputies and a helicopter crew today airlifted a naked runaway mental patient from the Pit River Canyon.
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Taylor’s Gramma called a few weeks ago and was SO proud of her granddaughter for making the All-Stars that she just HAD to have a portrait to remember this moment…  And lo and behold, who did she choose to document …
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Authorities say they arrested three people and destroyed 16,333 marijuana plants after raiding three grow sites, including one in a state forest.
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Traffic on Interstate 5 is backed up this afternoon as firefighters quickly contained several small fires that are burning to the east side of Interstate 5 near the Oasis Road exit.
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Ours is a service business. I like to be there for buyer inspections, and that includes Septic Inspections. Even when it’s 106 f in Shasta County. Maybe a teensy bit hotter in the sun. These are the glamorous real estate agent tasks they fail to mention on TV shows like House Hunters.
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Here's another photo taken by Dr. Eric Ritter of BLM of the rediscovered rock quarries near Horsetown:...
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An 89-year-old Red Bluff woman fell prey to a phone scam, according to the Tehama County Sheriff's Office, sending $23,000 to a man who she thought was a relative.
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Authorities say they are looking for a man who scammed an 89-year-old woman out of $23,000.
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The recent Dale fire uncovered the remains of rock quarries on private property near Horsetown that until now no one knew existed. According to archaeologist Dr. Eric Ritter of BLM who has been surveying the area of the fire, "there...
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The temps have been high here - no surprise, it's July. Yesterday it was supposed to get to 110/42 but only hit 105/41, so I guess that's an improvement.The day before yesterday I read this entry from Christine Canter, AK
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Here in foreclosureland, we don’t call these dead lawns. Instead we say “straw colored landscape.”
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Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, July 12, 2012 As the condition of the global economy continues to cause uncertainty across all industries, The Counselors of Real Estate, an international professional association of top executives in real estate, asked its …
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It’s official: The housing market has reached bottom, at least according to 44 forecasters surveyed by The Wall Street Journal. Only three economists surveyed said they didn’t think the market had reached bottom yet. The recent momentum in housing has …
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A former state prisoner being monitored by an electronic ankle bracelet was arrested in Anderson Wednesday morning for allegedly staying out past his curfew.
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The Flat Fire 30 miles west of Weaverville in Trinity County had charred 640 acres of forest and was 20 percent contained as of 8:20 p.m. Thursday, U.S. Forest Service officials said.
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Here’s a real YouTube gem. Frank Zappa’s final performance in 1992 in Frankfurt. Having spent the last couple months watching/videographing Erin Rader and Max Friedman’s practice for last Saturday’s Cascade The
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From an LA Times story in the wake of San Bernardino's bankruptcy: "There are likely to be more in the future, but it's hard to know, since a lot of struggling cities may manage to work things out,'' said Michael...
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Argues Reason magazine's Nick Gillespie here, it's "Baby boomers versus younger Americans. Hey kids, mom and Dad are screwing you." From Social Security and Medicare to talk of a return of the draft and compulsory national service (to change boomer...
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It's going to be another hot and sunny day today in Redding, and forecasters expect the triple-digit trend to carry on until at least Sunday. The high today should hit 104 degrees, with a low tonight of 69 degrees. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict highs in the 100s until Monday, when tempe
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An Oregon man charged with murdering his Redding aunt and nearly killing his uncle last month saw today his preliminary hearing put off until July 31.
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Roadwork on some spots of north state highways could lead to delays today.
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As the finishing touches of Interstate 5 expansion take form, from four to six lanes, one man's vision, persistence and leadership should be recognized — Shasta Regional Transportation Agency's head, Dan Little.
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Carl Larkin, Shasta
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Russ Wade, Redding
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This year, for the first time in 12 years, Mexico and the United States have presidential elections during the same year, and the occasion gives both countries a chance to improve a vital relationship.
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Hollyn Chase, Redding
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Prospective candidates for the November 6,2012, Redding City Council and City Treasurer elections can take out papers beginning July 16,2012, by contacting the City Clerk's Office. Candidates are required to submit final paperwork, including candidacy nomination signatures, between July 16 and August 10, according to City C
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Sometimes it takes an out-of-towner to introduce you to a good place in your own neck of the woods. On the 4th of July I headed up to the Lakeshore Inn in Lakehead to see where lake-goers eat. There, on the patio, I met Chris and Annette Garten of Chico, who raved about their holiday barbequed chicken and tri-tip special
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Red Bluff artist Phil Dynan has done art for events including the Tour de France, The Coors Classic, the San Francisco Marathon, the San Diego Marathon, the Lake Tahoe Marathon and the LA Marathon. When he is not busy co-coordinating world-class shows at the Red Bluff Art Gallery, he's creating unique, expressive works of h
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• Lavender and Wine • Here’s to the Pool • Just For Beginners • Christmas in July • Prepare to be WOW-ed
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Twenty-five years ago, Kids Unlimited introduced itself with a one-hour show featuring 75 kids, one dance team and a few hand-picked soloists.
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Hands down, there is nothing a dermatologist can do more to help someone's quality of life than stop their excessive sweating.
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When age or medical issues become too much for immediate family members to handle on their own, they often seek help in care giving.
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Shasta Blood Center has a special promotion for donors through Tuesday.
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The American Cancer Society is offering a $10 store credit for anyone who signs up as part of its Action Network.
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RED BLUFF — The Red Bluff Garden Center, which has delighted customers since the late 1950s, will close its doors next month and move its operation to Redding.
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Football is closer than you might think.
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When Hillary Hurley left Enterprise, she thought her days of being a dual-sport star were over.
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The Redding Colt .45s swept a doubleheader from the Sacramento Legends on Wednesday, winning the nightcap 7-2 and the first game 12-3.
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In 1912: Mrs. George W. Grover, Miss Ella Grover and Miss Laura Grover went to Napa. They would make their home there where Mr. Grover was thinking of going into business. They formerly resided on a farm south of Redding, near Olney Creek.
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It's been more than two months since a 51-year-old mother of five was found stabbed to death in a gruesome scene at her Cottonwood home, and investigators say they're still on the case, waiting for forensic analysis.
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I don't know what started the fire. I haven't an idea, except that I lost everything I owned."
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The Shasta County District Attorney's Office wants additional information from California Highway Patrol investigators before deciding whether to file possession of child pornography charges against a CHP officer already charged with having a cache of illegal guns, explosives, drugs and stolen driver's licenses at h
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Redding's trend of triple-digit days will continue today as the area should see its hottest, likely smokiest day of the week, according to the National Weather Service.
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Banks are speeding up pace of filings
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Members of the Winnemem Wintu met Wednesday with U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs officials in a renewed effort to gain federal recognition.
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Firefighters have contained a brush fire that was reported near Rainbow Lake Road in Igo tonight.
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Shasta Blood Center has a special promotion for donors through Tuesday.
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Dress and behave to beat the heat
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A fire shut down Highway 299, injured one person, caused evacuations and had blazed through nearly 300 acres of Trinity County on Wednesday night.
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Westbound Highway 44 has reopened after it was blocked by a crashed car that officers were chasing around 6 p.m. today.
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Hollyn Chase, Redding
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Carl Larkin, Shasta
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This year, for the first time in 12 years, Mexico and the United States have presidential elections during the same year, and the occasion gives both countries a chance to improve a vital relationship.
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Russ Wade, Redding
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As the finishing touches of Interstate 5 expansion take form, from four to six lanes, one man's vision, persistence and leadership should be recognized — Shasta Regional Transportation Agency's head, Dan Little.
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Wally-gram just received, via e-mail: Today, the House Representatives passed H.R. 6079, legislation to repeal ObamaCare. I was one of 244 members who voted in support of it. Yesterday, I delivered a speech on the House floor in favor of...
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The Fair Political Practices Commission is confirming it is investigating a complaint state Rep. Dan Logue’s re-election campaign filed against his Assembly colleague, Jim Nielsen, and his fellow Republican challenger in the primary, Bob Williams.
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In 1905, stagecoaches were leaving Cottonwood for Shingletown and Plateau every day except on Sunday's at 7:00 a.m. The returning stage arrived back at Cottonwood at 4:00 p.m. Stages were also leaving from Cottonwood for Gas Point every Tuesday, Thursday...
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A wildfire on the Mendocino National Forest grew to 16,000 acres overnight, officials with the U.S. Forest Service said today.
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Wild Thyme & Gifts owner Eileen Barry reflecting on the extensive theft of items from her shop's garden: "It's just getting so bad here. It's really scary downtown. I mean, I don't feel safe at all. I feel like it...
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The California Association of Realtors has produced this brief message on the topic of mortgage fraud and foreclosure scams to inform our membership. We haven’t heard much about these scammers in the Redding area. But it pays to be informed. Foreclosure is a tough enough life event without the added damage in
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Redding has few condos, so this REO is a rarity. For the right person, it could be attractive.
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ASHLAND, Ore.—Summertime means outdoor theater in this cozy hamlet some 140 miles north of Redding. Many north state residents join visitors throughout the West Coast at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) for stellar performances on the repertory company’s full-scale Elizabethan stage, the oldest stage of its kind in
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The Shasta County district attorney’s office wants additional information from California Highway Patrol investigators before deciding whether to file possession of child pornography charges against a CHP officer already charged with having a cache of illegal guns, explosives, drugs and stolen driver’s licenses at his A
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Redding residents interested in running for City Council or treasurer can take out papers starting Monday.
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Temperatures will remain in the 100s through the next few days, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a warning to north state residents. Today's high will reach 103 under sunny skies. The sky will stay clear after sunset as temperatures cool down to around 75. Tomorrow's high will be around 109, though daytim
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Roadwork on some spots of north state highways could lead to delays today.
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A Redding man was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle and evading a police officer after he was spotted shortly before 8 p.m. driving a pickup that was reported stolen Monday from a Redding neighborhood, police said.
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Ahh … the holidays.
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Gallery 833 will bid lovers of fine arts farewell on Saturday when it holds its last art night.
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Good News Rescue Mission has big plans this fall for the large building behind its sprawling campus along South Market Street.
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Invigorating the local food economy goes beyond buying kale and beets at the farmers market. Food analyst Ken Meter says the north state needs to encourage food-related businesses that would buy from farmers and keep dollars in the region.
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East Redding Little League All-Stars carried its hot start to its second District championship.
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Advance to finals with 4-inning win
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A Redding man was arrested this evening on possession of a stolen vehicle and evading a police officer after he was spotted shortly before 8 p.m. driving a pickup that was reported stolen Monday from a Redding neighborhood, police said.
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They even took the dirt.
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RED BLUFF —Investigators still are trying to determine the cause of a blaze that destroyed the offices of Tehama County Child Support Services on July Fourth, a top fire official told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
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SHASTA LAKE — Directors with the Shasta Lake Fire Protection District on Monday approved the continuation of a $29-a-year parcel tax to help pay for the replacement of aging and worn-out firefighting equipment.
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RED BLUFF —A plan to put a dozen work-release inmates on the job at a vehicle-maintenance shop advanced Tuesday, with Tehama County supervisors approving the lease of a 4,000-square-foot building on Antelope Boulevard.
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A Florida-based Irish pub, sports bar and family restaurant has eyes on Redding for its latest franchise.
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Adopt a kitten for cost of T-shirt
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Gov. Jerry Brown today signed a bill into law that clarifies deputy sheriffs in Trinity and Yuba counties are peace officers.
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We all need to take the time to reflect in silence.
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Cat Adoptions will be held at Mt. Shasta Mall on Saturday, July 14th.
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Fiber Arts are the focus at Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery & Cultural Center, 418 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., beginning July 9. An opening reception takes place Friday, July 13, from 5-8 p.m.
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Our Local Sons of Italy Lodge, #2453 was honored by the other Lodges at their State Convention in Reno. We all knew what a great group that they were here in the North State. Well, the word got out - Shasta Lodge is the Best!
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The Siskiyou Bass Club's 2012 Frogbite Tournament results are in!
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Citizens put out fire before disaster!
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Saluting our Troops - A Benefit for the Stable Hands Horses helping Heroes Program
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Deadline for Show Submissions
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A recent study that found that parents exposed to cold viruses are less than half as likely to become ill as nonparents runs counter to the experience of many moms and dads with their little germ factories — uh, darling children.
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Timothy J. Duffy, Redding
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Kent Snider Jr., Redding
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Gene and Donna Davis, Redding
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Linda Henderson, Redding
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Joe Bahlke, Red Bluff
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One of the reasons for the popularity of political rhetoric is that everybody can be right, in terms of their own rhetoric, no matter how much the rhetoric of one side contradicts the rhetoric of the other side.
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A 53-year-old Red Bluff man was killed today after rear-ending his motorcycle into vehicle on Highway 99 near Dairyville.
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Castle Crags State Park will stay open through the summer as negotiations continue over whether a business or a nonprofit will assume management next year.
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Haven Humane Society will hold a cat adoption event Thursday to make room for the influx of kittens coming into the shelter.
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Here’s our monthly local home sales chart. Sales are up a bit again this month. We are really constrained by lack of inventory, and that’s evident too. These are homes in the greater Redding metro area, roughly
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According to one of my archaeology friends, a large historic granite quarry has been uncovered on part of the land burned by the Dale fire. This one could be the granddaddy of the historic quarries in Shasta County. These quarries...
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 5:00 a.m. In exactly two weeks I have a job interview for a position I would really like to get. I think my chances of getting the job are quite good, as I held the position once before, around ten years ago, in a different lifetime. I’m also confident in my abilities in Photoshop, Il
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Redding Police Sgt. Mike Wood, from the story today about twin chases of thieves on stolen motorcycles: "We're having a lot of vehicle thefts and a lot of thefts in general." "...While Monday's double motorcycle thefts aren't necessarily becoming a...
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Hm. Less than 80 local foreclosure homes for sale today. Lowest number in years.
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A wildfire burning in Colusa County has grown to about 13,000 acres, officials said.
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Forecasters expect today's high to hit 104 degrees in Redding. The low tonight should drop to a balmy 75 degrees, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Wednesday, prepare for what may be the season's hottest day yet with a high of 107 degrees. The rest of the week should also be more tha
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Roadwork on some spots of north state highways could lead to delays today.
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If you liked Monday, you may even like Tuesday better, because the temperature is expected to reach 105 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service.
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Since I’ve been  doing this “writing thing," I’ve had a couple of people ask me, “How do you do that?” That very question had occurred to me a number of times over the years. I am an avid (my mother called it ‘addictive’) reader so it naturally followed that I would be curious about the people [...]
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A Redding couple reported late Monday night that a broken water line in front of their home shot water up to 100 feet in the air.
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Family Vacation 2012 from Deacon Pat Kearns on Vimeo.
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If you are anything like me (no, smarty, I don't mean clumsy), maybe you grew up in a time and place that taught you to be self-reliant and never ask for anything that isn't offered.
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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Two theater professionals created a small theater company, the Shadow Box Players, 12 years ago. Since then, the company has had a kind of gypsy existence, performing Shakespeare, comedies and melodramas in just about any venue available -- churches, schools, parks and museums.
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A 16-year-old boy being prosecuted as an adult in connection with a Fourth of July carjacking in Redding pleaded not guilty Monday to 11 felonies during his arraignment in Shasta County Superior Court.
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The lone wolf that's spent the last half year wandering the north state is now in Butte County, the farthest he's traveled so far in his journey from Oregon.
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A blaze that broke out behind a stake-making company on Eastside Road destroyed an empty warehouse and double-wide mobile home Monday afternoon.
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Becky Riley, of Sierra Pacific Industries, won this year's Dancing with the Stars, Shasta County Style competition Saturday with her dance partner, Eddie Tenberg.
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Redding police stayed busy Monday morning with two nearly identical chases involving men who allegedly stole motorcycles, crashed them while fleeing from officers and then hid from police on private property.
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In 1912: William Stephens' $5,100 bid was the lowest and he would build the new bridge across Olney creek with a steel structure that would make the road passable at all times of the year.
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Local and regional fire departments found themselves strained last week as building and wildfires called on the full force of area crews.
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A wildfire Monday likely sparked by semi-truck exhaust burned about 20 acres off Wildcat Road just south of the Shasta County border and west of Manton, fire officials said.
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Danny D’aquisto, 7, checks out a butterfly Monday that landed on him at the butterfly house at Turtle Bay Exploration Park. “I’ve always loved butterflies, and I love how the little kids are in awe of nature,” said Amanda Gaylord, butterfly attendant at Turtle Bay Exploration Park. The exhibit features hundreds of
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Foothill Little League All-Stars thrive under pressure.
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Should we be altering nature to fight dengue? Or could this turn out to be a disaster? Brazil plans to breed 4 million mosquitoes a year, later freeing them into the wild. Tests have already been conducted on smaller towns, but later plan on releasing on much larger cities to further conduct their [...]The post
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A long profile of Stanley appeared on TLC's "My Crazy Obsession" show. Here's a YouTube video. How'd I miss that? Oh, right -- I don't have TV. h/t cs...
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The California Highway Patrol is hailing an Air Force doctor as a hero after he helped save a CHP officer who suffered a serious head injury when he was hit by a helicopter rotor blade while rescuing the doctor.
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The lone wolf that’s spent the last half year wandering the north state is now in Butte County, the farthest he’s traveled so far in his journey from Oregon.
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A 26-year-old homeless man stole a motorcycle then led Redding police officers on a high-speed chase with it this morning, officers said.
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Here’s a video by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development advocating the virtues of refinancing your home under the currently available record low rates. Interested citizens are encouraged to “Hangout” with Secretary Donovan. This from the Whitehouse website: ̶
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER — The release at Lewiston continued to drop, down to about 1,500 cubic feet per second over the weekend, and fishing for spring run Chinook salmon continued to improve, with anglers knowing how to fish high water catching limits of t
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A fire near a stake-making company on Eastside Road has taken out power lines, firefighters reported.
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A wildfire that started this morning west of Manton burned about 20 acres, fire officials said.
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A 21-year-old man hit and shoved a 70-year-old employee of the Lake California Clubhouse Saturday when she caught him trying to steal from its freezer, deputies said.
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A 45-year-old homeless man stole a $50,000 1959 Chevrolet Impala from a tire shop in Red Bluff Sunday, crashing through the shop's garage door to escape, deputies said.
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A 38-year-old transient was arrested in Anderson Sunday afternoon after she was caught driving with a blood alcohol level up to four times the legal limit, officers said.
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A Medford, Ore. man died Sunday while dredging for gold in Siskiyou County's Klamath River, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.
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Four people were hospitalized after a van drifted off Interstate 5 this morning and slammed into an oak tree near Riverside Avenue, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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1972 built 2034 sqft 4/2. Check it out, this West Redding foreclosure is nearly all roof.
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A Redding man was arrested early this morning after leading officers on a chase and then hiding from them in a garden shed, officers said.
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I always chuckle when summer catalogs arrive in the mail from the East Coast. You know the ones: Jjill, LLBean, and Land’s End (just to name a few). They always show fun-loving young couples walking on the beach in long pants and sweaters or lounging on a sailboat with windbreakers. Don’t get me wrong -- [...]
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Forecasters predict another hot and sunny day today in Redding, and calm winds also are likely for the area. The high should reach 100 degrees, while the low tonight will drop to 71 degrees. Expect even warmer temperatures for most of the rest of the week, with Saturday cooling down slightly to 99 degrees.
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Roadwork in Shasta County could cause delays today. Here are the projects that could lengthen your commute:
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What defines the difference between a visionary and a crackpot? Success.
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As everyone has surely heard, the Supreme Court has judged the 2-year-old Affordable Health Care Act to be constitutional. Republicans do not like this. The court also acknowledged the obvious: those who choose not to be insured pay a tax penalty. Democrats do not like this called a tax. It's time for both to get over i
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On the Fourth of July, my four children and I drove to the "top of the world," on the west side of Redding, for a spectacular panoramic view to experience the fireworks display funded by the McConnell Foundation.
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You had a very short item in the paper last month about the Redding area high school rodeo finalists going to the nationals in Rock Springs, Wyo., in mid-July. If Redding had a high school basketball, baseball or football team going to nationals, I'm sure it would have made the front page. I thought Redding and Red Bluf
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I grew up in Massachusetts. I got my driver's license in Boston. We Boston drivers used to have a bad reputation for being a bit aggressive. Sometimes. When I moved to California I found things to be a lot different. Californians are much more polite.
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The Redding Colt .45s pounded Northwest Star Academy on Sunday night for a 13-2 victory at Tiger Field.
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On her rural property east of Redding, a lone wheelchair by the road alerts visitors they're nearing the home of Joni Rowe.
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The leader of the Winnemem Wintu tribe has been granted a meeting with Bureau of Indian Affairs officials this week to discuss the tribe's recognition status, putting an end to her weeks of fasting in protest to the agency's exclusion of her tribe from a list of federally recognized tribes.
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An Anderson man was killed Sunday afternoon in Shingletown when the all-terrain vehicle he was driving crashed and rolled over, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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In 1912: Fifteen saloons went out of business in Supervisor District 3 as a result of the local option vote in April. The loss to the county due to the closing would be $3,000 a year, for the saloon license was $200 per annum. The wet or dry election cost $1,500. So the actual lost revenue to the county was $4,500.
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It appears I haven't posted anything in a few days. I'm still here with no really good excuse other than... well, doing other stuff. There isn't really too much to report.There was the wildfire, which is pretty much out now, and was kept to a minimum of damage (relatively speaking). But it's only July. Some of y
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High winds and steep terrain on Sunday hampered firefighters’ attempts to slow down the Mill Fire, about 35 miles northwest of Williams.
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Seems even the farmers down Merced way are lawyered up to fight the project. From the Wall Street Journal: The farm bureaus in Merced and Madera counties in June filed suit in state Superior Court in Sacramento asking a judge...
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A crew member on a California Highway Patrol helicopter is still in critical condition today after being seriously injured during the rescue of an injured hiker on Thursday.
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An Anderson man was killed this afternoon in Shingletown when the all-terrain vehicle he was driving crashed and rolled over, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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From the Courier Free Press newspaper of July 8, 1912:...
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Two recently posted YouTube videos. Color me highly skeptical. What isn't in doubt are the expressions of awe and joy on the faces in the first video. Wherever that comes from. In Redding, in this economic climate, that alone seems...
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Today's high temperature should reach an even 100 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
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The No. 1 most talked-about concern of waiters and waitresses is the tip. After all, serving customers is a job, not a pastime and being a server is hard work for low pay.
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When Carnival Cruise Line launched the latest of its three Dream-class ships in June -- the Carnival Breeze -- it raised the bar on cruise cuisine. The Breeze offers full meals for just about every diet I can imagine.
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The disturbing crime wave in Redding has worried residents not only clamoring for Shasta County to fully staff and open its jail, but also wondering whether the city has gone too far in cutting its Police Department. Can't the council get its priorities straight and get more officers on the street?
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It can be kind of creepy if you consider how many germs are on you or in you at any one time. Those germophobes among you, please stop reading this now and go wash the kitchen counter with bleach. For the other intrepid souls still reading? Onward.
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Stockton sent shock waves June 28 when its City Council voted to enter Chapter 9 bankruptcy. City officials blamed a number of factors — the housing market collapse, the poor economy, and mounting unfunded liabilities for city workers' retirement and heath benefits — for driving California's 13th largest
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Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko has been severely criticized for not having yet opened the third floor of the county jail. These criticisms have come from your editorial staff, one of your columnists, and the grand jury. Given the several origins of these criticisms, it would lead one to believe that such criticisms are w
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Ron and Ginger Chadwick of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 20, 2012, at a reception held by Crossroads Baptist Church in Bella Vista. They were married on May 26, 1962, at the First Church of the Nazarene in San Bernardino. They have lived in Redding for 32 years. Ron retired from Williams Bakery
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Dear Straight Talk: My boyfriend and I are separated this summer for almost a month. He wants me to send him nude pictures of myself over our phones. I trust him to keep them private, but I'm nervous.
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As a rule, the resorts on Kauai's east shore don't take kindly to uninvited guests. Rules are made to be broken, and there always exceptions. Monk seals are definitely rule-breakers.
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One day my sister and I were talking when suddenly she exclaimed, "Oh my God! You are your mother's daughter! Mom holds her fingers the same way!"
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I thought it would be fun to share a blog post I wrote in February 2008 for this week's column. Apparently I felt moved to write the contents of a day in my life: the good, the bad and the ugly.
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Vernon Randall (letter, June 27), you made me stand up and cheer. Your eloquent and insightful defense of Thomas Sowell is sincerely appreciated.
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The recent story of swallow nest destruction at Bridge Bay is missing some very important facts — especially the images that show the destruction of the nests would have be impossible by the wind and/or wave action. Wind and wave action does not knock down the nests a section at a time. If it were wind and wave action
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I write this after a young boy almost drowned in front of lifeguards at the Redding Aquatic Center on Monday at the 11:30 a.m. swim class. A teacher in charge of five children did not notice, nor the lifeguard. The parent viewing from a distance had to call out to the lifeguard a number of times. The boy came out fine. I be
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One of the biggest political fallacies is that business experience makes one a stronger candidate. To expose this canard starkly: The two presidents in our history with business resumes were Herbert Hoover and George W. Bush, each of whom crippled the nation with a major depression.
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An open letter to the Redding City Council: I may sound like a broken record, but this council doesn't seem to take this issue seriously, except for Patrick Jones. He is the only one who doesn't participate in this plan.
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A few years ago, economist Laurence Kotlikoff announced a loophole in the Social Security system enabling retirees to increase their Social Security benefits by reapplying for them years after they first applied.
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Dear Debt Adviser: My daughter borrowed $500 from me many years ago and was supposed to pay me back when she got her tax refund check. Long story short, she never paid me back. Recently she got in trouble, and she borrowed an additional $293.
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The recent success of Amazon's Kindle Fire has given Google hope that the small-screen, inexpensive tablet market is worth pursuing. Google has set the tech world abuzz by announcing its new Nexus 7 tablet, the result of a partnership with ASUS, a multinational computer hardware and electronics company.
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Dunsmuir has been undergoing a metamorphosis, with long-abandoned buildings being revamped. A number of new, small businesses are moving into them, calling the former railroad town home.
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Toyota Guy and I made our escape from Watson Lake, B.C., on June 9. We cleared all the road hazards except for one.
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Small and medium-size businesses in Tehama County will start moving to time-of-use electric rates in November.
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It can be handy to have a trail in your life. Allie Figura, of Redding, and her children, Phoebe, 4, and James, 1, head to the Sacramento River Trail once a week with friends.
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In 1912: T.H. Benton's drive of lumber and fence posts started down Pit river from Wengler. In the drive were 1.25 million feet of lumber and 25,000 cedar posts. Ahead lay a journey of 60 miles down Pit River and the Sacramento to Turtle Bay in Redding. This drive differed greatly from years past in that he was shipping
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Four Shasta County schools have been awarded nearly $1 million in state grants for projects to improve pedestrian paths.
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Making a trail is part art, part engineering … and a lot of work.
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Gunfire sparked a 60-acre brush fire east of Cottonwood on Saturday while another one scorched 140 acres near Corning, stretching crews already weary from fighting last week's Dale Fire that started in Happy Valley and raced toward west Redding.
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Supporters of last year's efforts to make Redding into a charter city greeted with subdued enthusiasm the California Supreme Court's decision essentially allowing charter cities to set wages on local public works projects.
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A Redding doctor has filed a claim against Shasta County alleging his civil rights and other rights were violated when medics and boating safety deputies wouldn't let him render care to his 2-year-old son last summer on Lake Shasta, resulting in unnecessary medical examinations, an arrest and a $100,000 bill.
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Q: I'd like to try some cottontail rabbit hunting but hear they may carry some kind of disease. Is this true? If so, is this anything to be concerned about and what precautions should I take?
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When July rolls around, it’s time to start looking forward to summer camp. In our household, that means Shasta Family YMCA’s Camp McCumber in Shingletown.
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SKATEBOARD CAMP
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Before the whirlwind that is the Olympics, Megan Rapinoe has come home to refuel.
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East Redding is headed to the championship. But it first endured a heck of a scare.
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The 12th annual Shasta Lake Bass Firecracker Baseball Classic concluded Saturday, with a trifecta of games at Wynne Price Field in Shasta Lake, as two local teams took home third-place and consolation honors.
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What's an autograph collector to do? Usually, it's a no-brainer when it comes to adding signatures of players who pitch no-hitters or perfect games.
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A trucker was found after a search that spanned two days in Siskiyou County.
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Here's a commentary on her announcement that ran today on YahooSports....
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To the consternation of longtime Redding radio personality Jim Albertson (KLXR). Received an e-mail, below, from him today. Here are two pics taken this afternoon at the Redding Cemetery, the latter of my family plot. The item I wanted...
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Courtesy of Mercy Medical Center, Redding
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That would be the refreshingGregory Cheadle of Happy Valley. From a recent item in the Chico News & Review: "...In a press release from the Reed for Congress campaign, Cheadle is quoted as saying, "In Jim Reed I see a...
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This is a July 1912 newspaper ad for the Zeis family ice business sent to me by friend and fellow historian/genealogist Marilyn Rountree: And this is the house where John Zeis, Sr. lived on Chestnut Street:...
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Redding police have arrested a man after a car chase ended on the 1800 Rancho Road at around 4:10 p.m. today.
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Emergency personnel are en route to Whitmore this afternoon after getting reports of a man who was riding on top of an SUV who fell off and may have been run over by another vehicle.
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A fire reported around 2:20 p.m. today has been contained at around 140 acres near Butte Mountain and Corning Roads in southern Tehama County.
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On my column today on local jobs. Pogue_Mahone writes: Marc, I hear you when you voice concern about people choosing not to work. When I first moved to Redding years ago, I rented a house on a street on which...
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A missed shot sparked a vegetation fire that spread to 60 acres in a field east of Cottonwood today, witnesses said.
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Police say they arrested a man suspected of burglarizing Kmart after he left the store as officers were establishing a perimeter.
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On July 6th, 2012 at approximately 11:51 P.M., officers from the Redding Police Department responded to Kmart at 2685 Hilltop Drive in Redding, regarding a burglary in progress. Officers arrived and found the front glass door on the west side of the business smashed. As officers were establishing a perimeter around the busi
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Redding firefighters say they managed to save most of a house that caught fire in the early morning today.
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On my kitchen counter I have not one but two little vases of flowers from the garden. One holds a fragrant pink rose, the other holds a handsome collection of high-dark-coned rudbeckia, flowering mint and lavender. If you are a dirty-fingernails-gardening-gardener, you will understand the title of this week's piece being Ke
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Shasta Women's Refuge will hold its annual Dancing with the Stars: Shasta County Style fundraiser tonight at the Cascade Theatre
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Today will kick off a week of temperatures on the hotter side of 100 degrees.
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Palo Cedro’s Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. women’s soccer team will make an appearance at the Redding Soccer Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.
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It's human nature to take things for granted, especially when they happen without us ever giving them a second thought.
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To my mind, one of the weakest and least convincing arguments against the late shopping center at Interstate 5 and Knighton Road was the notion that we didn't need the jobs, specifically the supposedly low-wage, dead-end retail jobs that the center would have brought.
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Every coach's nightmare is the other team stealing your playbook and using it against you.
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Like many others, I was stunned by Chief Justice John Roberts' turnabout from his career-long pattern of jurisprudence. By incoherent reasoning, his opinion gave benediction to the Obamacare mandates. There has been much speculation about his motives for this reversal of form.
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I keep hoping I will wake up from this socialist nightmare that has befallen my great country.
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Colusa did it right.
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From the huge 1992 Fountain Fire in eastern Shasta County to Thursday's 1,200-acre Dale Fire in the Happy Valley area, the north state is no stranger to the danger and destruction of wildland and forest fires.
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The Redding Colt .45s broke a scoreless tie in the eighth against the Auburn Wildcats, as second baseman Carlos Berroa belted a two-run home run that ended up being the game-winner, in a 3-0 win at home at Tiger Field on Friday night in a summer baseball matchup.
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Baseball was never meant to make sense.
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A 1,200-acre fire between Happy Valley and West Redding was 60 percent contained Friday night and fire crews hope to have it fully contained today.
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A 1,200-acre fire between Happy Valley and West Redding is 75 percent contained and fire crews hope to have it fully contained today.
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A suspicious device under a bench outside a building on Court Street in Redding prompted a bomb scare in the area for about two hours Friday, although the device turned out to be an emergency road kit.
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A crew member on a California Highway Patrol helicopter was in critical condition at a Redding hospital Friday after sustaining serious injuries during the rescue of an injured hiker.
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Food choices affect not just individual health, but a community's economic health, says food system analyst Ken Meter.
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In 1912: Shasta County's assessment roll totaled $12,147,905, according to the report by Assessor M.D. Lack. The total was practically the same the previous year's. There had been a falling off in Coram and also in Kennett, the last city suffering a big property loss by the fire in March.
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The long-awaited Community Corrections Center to serve as a daily check-in for former state prisoners back in Shasta County may be sited in downtown Redding on Court Street, but officials say it's still too soon to say when it could open if the location pans out.
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The Mountain Gate man accused of hacking two people to death with a wood-splitting maul during a gruesome killing spree in February was ordered to be sent to Napa State Hospital Friday after earlier being deemed mentally incompetent to stand trial.
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Roadwork will take place in several parts of Shasta County today that could cause delays, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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On Monday, the FBI will pull the plug on Internet access to hundreds of thousands of computers infected with a malware Trojan known as DNSChanger.
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From AP story on the Calif. state senate approving first leg (Madera to Bakersfield) of an LA to SF bullet train: One dissenter, Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, said public support had waned for the project, and there were too...
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One reason I love cruises is I don't have to cook. Even if I had access to the galley, why would I? A major feature of cruise ships is the bounty of food available, much of it 24 hours per day.
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I'm just flabbergasted. From the Chronicle: A divided state Senate approved billions of dollars in funding to start construction on California's ambitious high speed rail line Friday, handing the controversial project $7.9 billion in state and federal money for the...
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On June 20, 2012, the Redding Police Department investigated an assault and robbery that occurred on the River Trail near the Sundial Bridge. The victims told Officers they were walking west of the bridge when they were robbed by two subjects. The victims were identified as Nicole Vultaggio, 18 years of Redding and Erica Sw
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Djimoulidine guessed the mystery schoolhouse correctly as being the old Gas Point School. Congratulations to him! He has won himself a $25 gift certificate to Jack's Grill for guessing it correctly. Thank you everyone else for playing. And a big...
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Come on out tomorrow night and see the stars! Team Erin and Max have been practicing until it hurts. Please support this great cause!
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From James Benno, owner of that Redding marijuana plantation featured this week on YouTube (a video I think he's taken down): I'm am not really computer literate but if you would be so kind as to at least read the...
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A lawn mower blade striking a rock can create a spark that ignites a wildfire. Don’t use lawn mowers on dry grass or brush and never use power yard equipment in the heat of the day or when wind is blowing. Portable gas-powered equipment should have a spark arrester. Source: California Department of Forestry and Fire Prote
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A crew member on a California Highway Patrol helicopter is in critical condition at a Redding hospital today after sustaining serious injuries during the rescue of an injured hiker.
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If I wanted to vote against everything around here that has goofy provisions in it, I'd probably vote against everything. So Sen. Rod Wright of Los Angeles County tells the Bee. Some would argue, Senator, that California would be better...
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A suspicious device on a bench outside a building on Court Street prompted a bomb scare in the area for about two hours Friday, though the device turned out to be an emergency road kit.
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How do you get rid of squash bugs?
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley shares 10 tips for organizing and eating well.
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Upcoming events include a floral design class, lavender festival and presentation on the local food economy.
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Silver bush lupine is a California native plant that does well in home settings too.
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A reflection of our weak economy. From Investors Business Daily: More workers joined the federal government's disability program in June than got new jobs, according to two new government reports, a clear indicator of how bleak the nation's jobs picture...
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What is the name of this one-room schoolhouse? 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...
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One person was injured in a rollover wreck on Oak Run Road just after 8 a.m. this morning.
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Wow! This 2002 built Lake California home offers a lot of nice features for the money.
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Here are some pictures and video from the fires that broke out in Happy Valley and Redding,Ca yesterday afternoon. The post Redding Fires July 5th 2012 appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Deputies in Tehama County reported thousands of dollars of property was stolen this week during a rash of burglaries.
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Workers with the California Department of Transportation will conduct maintenance on Shasta County highways and roads. Some of these repairs and upgrades may lead to delays.
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Today will be sunny and hot as temperatures reach 93 during the day.
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A scalding-hot D'backs team unleashed a flurry of offense to lock down its division.
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The East Redding Little League baseball 11-12 year-old All-Star team beat Yreka 19-2 in four innings at Alta Mesa Field on Thursday night, to advance to the District 1 championship bracket.
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Somewhat to the regret of his fellow scientists, a physicist dubbed a subatomic particle that once existed only in theory as the "God particle," because without it the physical universe — stars, planets, us — wouldn't exist.
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Though overshadowed by the shocking Supreme Court decision on health care, the court's Arizona immigration decision, issued three days earlier, remains far more significant than appreciated. It was generally viewed as mixed or ambiguous because the Justice Department succeeded in striking down three of the law's pro
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Health care for all is a noble goal and I applaud the Obama administration for trying to make it happen.
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No, folks, the Supreme Court does not have the final say.
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President Obama keeps saying, "It's George W. Bush's fault." And for once he's correct.
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How many more of our veterans do we lose because Jerry Brown will not open the veterans home in Redding?
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Please print in the Record Searchlight the 21 new taxes established in President Obama's health care act approved by the Supreme Court last week.
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It appears that some Republican governors will let people die to make a political point.
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My Republican friends are strongly opposed to President Obama's health care law and upset the Supreme Court upheld it.
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Foreclosures and short sales for months have drawn the attention of buyers.
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While fire crews battled the growing Dale Fire on Thursday evening, another fire broke out near Buenaventura Boulevard and Canyon Creek Road in Redding around 5:15 p.m.
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A 1,200-acre fire between Happy Valley and West Redding is now 40 percent contained and fire officials are confident they'll make good progress on the blaze today.
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Joe, please put the slideshow here, and please add my mug and bio. I will write something. love you. xomom
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Firefighters called for additional help after they responded to a dumpster fire on Hilltop Drive.
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Two teen runaways from a Redding group home carjacked a vehicle Wednesday and led police on a 16-mile chase before crashing the car on the Cottonwood Creek Bridge on Interstate 5, police said.
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In 1912: Mr. and Mrs. Abe King, of Lincoln, Neb., were visiting in Redding, the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kaveney. Mr. King is a brother of Mrs. Kaveney, and this is the first time they have met in 32 years.
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Next week's scheduled preliminary hearing for a former Shasta Lake city councilwoman charged with falsifying evidence and filing a false police report was put off Thursday until Aug. 7.
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Medical marijuana advocate Rob McDonald did not collect enough signatures to force recalls for three Redding City Council members.
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RED BLUFF — A fire that leveled the building housing Tehama County Child Support Services on Wednesday won't interrupt customer service, its director said Thursday.
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A fire that broke out late Wednesday gutted the Canteca Foods Inc. building at Sacramento and Oregon streets in downtown Redding, caving in the north half of the roof and damaging most of the warehouse.
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Palo Cedro’s Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. women’s soccer team will make an appearance at the Redding Soccer Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
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On July 5 at 4:50 pm, Redding Police officers responded to a physical fight behind Gironda’s Restaurant at 1100 Center Street. The reporting citizen advised that one of the people involved in the fight had been stabbed. Officers arrived in the area and located the victim at Hinkle’s Market. The victim was identified Rob
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Police arrested a 40-year-old Redding man Thursday on suspicion of stabbing another man twice in the head.
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Early this afternoon a wildfire started about 4 miles from me - allegedly by a PG&E misfunction of some kind. The fire spread rapidly and is now at over 1000 acres. Early on it threatened the home of sloanep
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Curious to hear for myself what Patrick Henry Jones had to say about my favorite newspaper and why he didn't want to talk to its reporters anymore, I just dived into KCNR's archives to hear yesterday's show. Well, Pat wants...
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The state Assembly has approved funding for the first leg of the high-speed rail project. From the Mercury-News: California is now just one step away from launching the nation's first bullet train after the state Assembly on Thursday joined Gov....
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The Redding Salvation Army Corps Office is mobilizing now to help Happy Valley fire victims and firefighters. It has set up an evacuation center and fire mobilization spot at U-Prep (east of Shasta High School) on Eureka Way in Redding. Starting at 7:30 p.m. meals will be provided for Happy Valley fire evacuees and firef
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A brush fire in the area of Canyon Road, Buenaventura Blvd. and Starlight in west Redding threatened a structure at the 3000 block of Brian Court. We will post updates as they are available. Photos by Candace Brown.
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A two-alarm fire that burned up a hillside near Buenaventura Boulevard and Canyon Creek Road in Redding early this evening was "licking at the back doors of numerous homes," before firefighters were able to get a handle on it, a Redding fire investigator said.
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UPDATE Saturday 8 a.m.: The Dale Fire is 75 percent contained. Full containment expected by the day's end. Demobilization of resources is in progress. All evacuations are lifted. All roads are open. The fire covered 1,200 acres. More than 150 homes were threatened, five were damaged, but no homes were destroyed. More tha
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A fire this evening that started on Cloverdale Road in Happy Valley and moved toward West Redding has grown to about 1,200 acres and is forcing evacuations in the area as it threatens well over 100 homes, firefighters reported.
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What used to be the Redding Ice House (now Canteca Foods) caught fire early this morning and when it was over, the building was gutted and the roof on its north end caved in. It was built in 1907 at...
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On July 4, 2012 at 7:20 p.m, officers from the Redding Police Department were dispatched to a carjacking that occurred in the parking lot of Hometown Buffet located at 1380 Churn Creek Road, Redding, California. The victim said two black males approached her while she was seated in her car. One suspect pressed what the [...
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Shasta County law enforcement officers made fewer drunken-driving arrests this year than others during a holiday crackdown.
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Here’s a 1994 3/2 of about 2336 sqft in a good neighborhood with a great view to the West. “Greenbelt lot with terrific views
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Workers with the California Department of Transportation will be conducting maintenance on Shasta County highways and roads. Some of these repairs and upgrades may lead to delays.
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The sun will shine today, pushing valley temperatures up to 90.
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The leg press can be performed to strengthen your legs. The set up for this exercise will vary depending on the many different versions of leg press machines that can be used.
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Redding has so many options for bike riding. It is easier than ever now to cycle to the river and parks.
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A fire that broke out late Wednesday gutted the Canteca Foods, Inc. building at Sacramento and Oregon streets in downtown Redding, caving in the north half of the roof and damaging most of the warehouse.
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As if poison oak, heat exhaustion, twisted ankles, car-cracking bears and lack of good Wi-Fi didn't add up to more than enough hazards for campers in the Northern California backcountry, the state Department of Fish and Game reports a new one this week.
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This is the saddest story you will ever read about how a bill becomes law. It should also make you feel better about our dysfunctional political system.
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Redding’s fortunate to have an Indian restaurant, luckier still to have one as good as Priya Indian Cuisine, open since late 2007 in a shopping center northeast of the intersection of Hartnell and Churn Creek. For this we can thank owners Krisha and Rama Lakireddy, natives of the sprawling South Indian state of Andhra Pr
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There’s a lot of power in Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Elizabeth Johnson wants Riverfront Playhouse audiences to feel every ounce of it.
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Raymond Randle is a bit of a Renaissance man, an interesting, well-traveled, guy with as much business savvy as vision, with charitable goodness and compassion, with a desire to do well while also doing good, and his joint, Raymond’s Libations, seems to reflect the man.
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Artist Naomi Rose has been creating art for almost 10 years. "My art is one way I express myself. Some of my drawings are a visual diary for what is going on in my life and at times bring me a sense of peace. I am inspired by everything around me including other artists," she says of her work. Rose is very busy within the
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In spite of efforts to secure required operating funds, the newly built veterans' home in Redding remains unoccupied. Although completed in the January 2012 timeframe, not a single veteran can call the new facility home.
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Just a few months ago, our corporate media was abuzz with reports of NATO bombing raids on Libya, which upon our behest, were carried out by U.S. foreign legion members France and England, and audaciously promoted as a humanitarian mission, with the intended goal of liberating the country from the grip of its reviled dictat
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In 1912: T.J. Burton, of Redding, went to Lakeview, Ore., to seek out information about his missing son. Burton said his son, 20, had not been heard from him for some time and Burton feared that something had befallen him.
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Visitors at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area enjoy the Fourth of July holiday on Wednesday at a sun-drenched Brandy Creek Beach.
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SHINGLETOWN —Lake Nora, a 3.5-acre lake southeast of here, is being closed to trout anglers and picnickers starting Monday as Pacific Gas and Electric Company crews drain it to replace a worker walkway at its dam.
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Firefighters put out two blazes in Red Bluff on Wednesday, including a fire that burned the Tehama County Child Support Services office.
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For the second time in a month, the north state is getting some help from the state to do roadwork and park improvements.
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A fire destroyed a double-wide mobile home and a truck near Happy Valley Road and Highway 273 on Wednesday.
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A former Redding City councilman who was once investigated for gun violations is demanding the Shasta County District Attorney's Office help him get back the four firearms that were confiscated more than four years ago as part of the investigation.
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The Better Business Bureau is advising consumers and businesses to run a diagnostic test to see if their computer is infected with malware that could hijack their operating systems.
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Some 10,000 people from all over the north state were expected to turn out Wednesday night to watch the night sky glow with fireworks at the Freedom Festival at the Redding Civic Auditorium.
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Seminar to address entrepreneurship
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LAKE SHASTA — On Tuesday, the spiritual leader and chief of the Winnemem Wintu tribe greeted her niece, and successor, on her successful passage into womanhood with a tight hug and a wide grin following her niece’s crossing of the McCloud River arm of Lake Shasta.
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Here's the video I blogged a couple of days ago. And here's an e-mail just received from City Attorney Rick Duvernay: Per our muni code, Medical Marijuana Nurseries are prohibited in industrial zones. A nursery is defined as the...
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A 48-year-old Shasta Lake man was arrested Wednesday after he failed to pull over and was found with a small baggie of methamphetamine, deputies said.
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Police pursued a vehicle that was reportedly carjacked a short time ago today and crashed into a center divide on Interstate 5 in Cottonwood, blocking southbound roadway after colliding with multiple vehicles.
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Firefighters have contained two blazes in Red Bluff, including a fire at the Child Support Services office.
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A woman and a child were taken to the hospital after the SUV they were in rolled over on Highway 299 in Trinity County, authorities said.
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A hitchhiker was arrested in Anderson this afternoon after an officer said he searched her backpack and found about 50 hypodermic syringe needles, a set of digital scales and about 9 grams of suspected crystal methamphetamine.
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In nearby Mt Shasta, they celebrate Independence Day like any small town. Everyone running or walking through town en masse, past musicians, clowns, and fairies. Pausing briefly to grab something to eat or drink, but always walking around, and seeing everyone else doing the same. Brilliant!
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Watching Funny Video Clips has its own advantages. When life has become quite monotonous these days you need to enjoy certain instances in it by way of peace of mind. There are lots of ways of diverting your thoughts. Some of the well-known diversions consist of reading books, enjoying good music [...]
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Wasting mielno in Belgium can be the vacation a person. After all, Poland is acknowledged for its rich record, particularly for its charming medieval towns and its Nazi concentration camps of which take you back in time. However, a trip to Poland may put a strain on your budget, so it’s best if you [...]
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A charleston criminal attorney can help determine whether you may be eligible to get a conviction enclosed, expunged or otherwise legally lessened. An experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney is crucial if you have been accused of an offence. As a result, a criminal defense attorney [...]
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The strawberries are hollowed out and filled with cream cheese then topped with crushed graham crackers. The other photo is everyone at the potluck! Oh, the delicious food and the good friends. We are at the Sylvan Harbor RV Campground...
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On the Fourth of July the CEO of Starbucks is publicly fretting, again, about the state of the nation -- the economy, unemployment, debt, gridlock in Washington, D.C., etc. Read "The American Dream is in Jeopardy" here. The item generated...
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Councilman Jones, on KCNR this morning, said he's no longer talking to the Record Searchlight -- even if it's about his new pet project, a tax-sharing agreement he's come up with and that's been, he claims, ''essentially approved at (city)...
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The Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest weekends and days of the year at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Most popular park areas will fill up quickly with park visitors and parking will be limited. The use or possession of fireworks is prohibited at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The Brandy Creek Beach
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The lifeguard staff at Brandy Creek Beach will provide free basic swimming and water safety instruction for children ages four through 12. The 20-minute long classes are first-come first-serve and limited to 10 participants for each class. The class times are 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The classes will held on Saturdays from Ju
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Posting something on Independence Day always makes me a little nuts. I try to find something that expresses how I actually feel, but everything that comes close also seems too angry and bitter, even for me. I had a lot of different ideas about how to proceed here, and as usual I found something else that seemed better than
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Authorities are reporting a fire has engulfed a mobile home and spread to a vehicle near the intersection of Happy Valley Road and Highway 273.
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July 4th was first called Independence Day to celebrate the Declaration of Independence of the United States from Great Britain in 1776....
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Drunken-driving arrests were down at the start of an Independence Day crackdown.
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As we approach the July Fourth holiday, more people in the Redding area will be enjoying the outdoors and summer activities. Unfortunately, sun, heat and holiday/outdoor activities can present their share of significant fire and health hazards. To help ensure everyone in the community enjoys a safe Fourth of July and other
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Not everybody loves the 4th of July. Just ask your family dog or cat for their 2 cents, and this is likely what you’ll get: Panting Drooling Pacing Hiding Decreased appetite Abnormal urination & defecation Dilated pupils Excessive grooming Howling According to the ASPCA, the signs of acute canine and feline stress and
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No roadwork in Shasta County is expected to cause delays. However, Independence Day will spark a few closures around the north state.
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The north state will celebrate Independence Day underneath sunny skies. Temperatures will reach a high near 98 today, according to the National Weather Service. A northwest wind could reach speeds around 10 mph during the day. Tonight will be clear and 66. However, wind speeds could reach 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18
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I guess the Redding city councilman -- who faces a runoff against Lassen County Supervisor Brian Dahle in the November election for state Assembly -- is going to run on pension reform. He makes a featured appearance today on the...
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LAKE SHASTA — A little before 8 p.m. Tuesday, Marisa Sisk swam the McCloud River arm of Lake Shasta and entered the embrace of her aunt, who welcomed her into adulthood.
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To hear some conservatives, the Supreme Court's decision last week upholding the Democrats' 2010 health care law is nothing less than the death of liberty, the Constitution and the American way itself. We wouldn't be surprised to see them flying Old Glory at half-staff in mourning for the end of the Free and Ind
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Betrayal is hard to take, whether in our personal lives or in the political life of the nation. Yet there are people in Washington — too often, Republicans — who start living in the Beltway atmosphere, and start forgetting those hundreds of millions of Americans beyond the Beltway who trusted them to do right by
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This morning at 9 a.m., on the steps of Redding City Hall, there will be a reading of our Declaration of Independence by the Redding Bostonian Tea Party.
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After living in California for a few years I've often thought and said that there's no project or idea that's too stupid, too pointless, and too expensive that the politicians in Sacramento won't approve it.
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The Shasta County Grand Jury is justified in its criticism of Sheriff Tom Bosenko and aptly hits the mark in identifying the problem of "all talk and no action."
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The lake report and Merle call it "Lake Shasta." Good enough for me!
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Greetings to all on this 4th of July, the 236th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Let's honor our nation's birthday.
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"I feel like sports in general are still homophobic, in the sense that not a lot of people are out. I feel everyone is really craving [for] people to come out. People want -- they need -- to see that...
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DUNSMUIR — The City Council last week approved its new budget that mostly maintains the status quo for the small Siskiyou County town.
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Redding police Tuesday arrested the man they say robbed and pepper-sprayed a smoke shop clerk and his 7-month-old baby last week.
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RED BLUFF — For the first time in years, no community fireworks celebration is planned in Tehama County for Independence Day.
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Dylan Frazer, 19 months old, sits in the lap of his father, Josh Frazer (center) of Happy Valley while Dylan’s grandfather, Don Ely, looks on.
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In 1912: Wood & Sheldon of Sisson had a contract to ship over 1 million feet of cedar posts to England for the manufacture of lead pencils. Between 50 and 60 men and teams were employed logging cedar from cut-over land. The timber, in 14- and 16-foot lengths, was shipped on flat cars to San Francisco
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Here's a list of what's open and closed today in observance of the Fourth of July.
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Redding police have released the names of the three officers who were involved in last month's fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man.
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He has no immediate plans to return to Redding.
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Racing to take advantage of the city's impact fee holiday, builders pulled 19 single-family home permits in June.
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Once West Redding got on a roll, it couldn't be stopped.
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The North Valley United under-15 girls soccer team placed third at the United World Games in Austria that were held from June 22-25.
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The Shasta Builders Exchange Training Center will host an EPA lead certification class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19 in Redding.
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Maybe because I'm home much more now, Yaz has been working me, manipulating me, intent on getting as much cat food from me as he possibly can.He walks in front of me any time he thinks I might be heading into the kitchen, yowling and rubbing and doing a poor imitation of a starving cat. I point out that he just
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If you want to keep your house, you might be able to strip off the second mortgage if you file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Lien stripping a junior mortgage during Chapter 13 bankruptcy has become a very popular option for underwater homeowners.  Many homeowners have found relief for their home mortgage woes by filing a Cha
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Hey, I don't blame you. It all adds up. But one of this year's two free fishing days will be Saturday, DFG reminds those with dusty poles....
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Race, however is not the primary soldering force of the Drug War. Class is. Poor whites are now (if you can believe the rhetoric) being devastated by the meth epidemic, breaking up previously intact families throughout Appalachia and the Midwest....
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A Redding man was convicted today of grand theft and presenting a false claim to the state after he fraudulently collected state funds from 2006 to 2009 while working as an in-home care provider for his son, prosecutors said.
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Redding police have arrested the man they say robbed and pepper-sprayed a Redding smoke shop clerk and his 7-month-old baby last week.
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SACRAMENTO - A former Redding man was arraigned in U.S. District Court today after he was indicted in May by a federal grand jury on child pornography charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced.
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Jonathan Fields, a newly promoted senior chief petty officer on USS Momsen, has just returned from his sixth deployment to the Arabian Gulf. He was deployed four times onboard USS warships Abraham Lincoln and Momsen, once on the ground in Iraq and once to Afghanistan.
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"Derby Baby!" is an engaging look at a diverse group of women who create a unique community where everyone involved is accepted the way they are.
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Awesome adventure trips and an overnighter to the Lava Beds National Monument (the weekend following the 4th) should be something every school age child should experience this summer. North State Adventures hosted by Palo Cedro Experimental Farm & Research Station offers affordable day trips through Aug. 17... a great
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Lazy 69 egg ranch of Round Mountain leads the nation for the second year in a row, according to the Cornucopia Institute's rankings here. Dan Martin and his eggs earned the coveted "five eggs exemplary beyond organic" ranking. Here's the...
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Redding police have released the names of the three officers who were involved in last month’s fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man.
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She married Fort Crook soldier E. G. Littrell. When he was killed by Robert Crews in 1878 she took over the operation of the Littrell Ranch and Stage Station and became a well known farmer and rancher. She also began...
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That's the catchy upbeat theme song for this one-minute YouTube video promo for NorCal Brewing Solutions of Redding. Surprised more local businesses aren't trying this inexpensive gonzo style of advertising....
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Born July 3, 1908.“When shall we live if not now?”
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With a sacred coming-of-age ceremony set to conclude today, Winnemem Wintu tribal members and U.S. Forest Service officials spent much of Monday trying to avoid a possible confrontation that could disrupt it.
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The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 are open again just north of Castella after a motor home fire shut down half of the freeway, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Red Bluff police said they arrested an ex-prison inmate who stole a bottle of whiskey from Raley’s on Sunday afternoon.
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Fishing guide and photographer John Rickard's Kickstarter project -- a photo book culled from his years of shots on the famed trout river -- is worth checking out. Beautiful stuff....
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A wreck at Court and Shasta streets in downtown Redding sent a mother and her two children to a local hospital and closed the intersection for about two hours.
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Red Bluff police are investigating a fight Monday on the 500 block of Sacramento Avenue that was likely sparked by a fight a day earlier in the same location.
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Workers with the California Department of Transportation will be conducting maintenance on Shasta County highways and roads. Some of these repairs and upgrades may lead to delays.
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The warmup will continue today as temperatures will hit near triple digits in Redding.
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A segment of Westside Road between Branstetter and Concord lanes will be closed and subject to detours today.
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Complaints have been coming sporadically from around California ever since state prisons began dumping inmates back to counties last fall in a move designed to save money.
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It's so sad that people feel they have to lie, cheat and scam others, but it is especially hurtful when someone lies about a military record and the Supreme Court says it's alright because he has First Amendment rights.
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In February, the Legislature declared July 2012 "Parks Make Life Better" month. This resolution recognizes the importance of access to local parks, trails, open spaces and facilities for the health and well-being of all Californians. The Redding City Council likewise declares, by resolution, that July is "Parks
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With the weather as hot as a firecracker, Shasta County residents are once again being reminded that it's unlawful to use fireworks here.
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The mother of a 25-year-old Redding woman found dead last week in northern Oregon said her daughter was a kind person who got caught up in an addiction to prescription drugs and methamphetamine.
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Burney Basin Days kick off Wednesday, and event organizers expect some 500 former town residents to return to the Intermountain area this year as part of the annual Fourth of July event's "Come Home to Burney" theme.
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Bridge Bay says nature destroys swallow nests
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Summer so far has yet to deliver Redding's trademark heat but the first week in July will bring near-triple digit temperatures to the area.
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Medical group changes its name
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And I guess that's a good thing, from this LA Times piece, since the brown widow, while less reclusive than the notorious black widow, seems to be pushing out its more venomous relative. Still, all in all, a creepy development....
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A correspondent, who might be showing up momentarily to say publicly why I'm full of beans, relays this Daily Caller story as evidence of another "'union' pension bailout" by the federal government. The massive $109 billion highway bill snaking through...
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Letter-writer Alice Gerard raised an issue this weekend that continues to nag at old-timers -- whether the famous reservoir to our north is properly "Lake Shasta" or "Shasta Lake." Gerard took a TV news reader to task for calling it...
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Yesterday, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area sent out what I suspected and a spokesman confirmed is the first press release it has ever issued in Spanish. Make of that cultural moment what you will....
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What will you be cooking (or eating, if you're not doing the cooking) on the 4th of July? We're having avocado-mango guacamole, gazpacho, NY steaks, Walla Walla onions, corn & basil salad, shrimp salad, buttermilk ice cream, and strawberry-blueberry cream pie. Just a little nosh :)How about you?
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The visitor to Bella Vista Farms Animal Sanctuary is greeted by a cacophony of barks, cock-a-doodle-doos, peacock calls, baa's and perhaps even an oink or moo.
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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Provoked by the commenter "genmay," who's under the weird impression that Patrick Henry Jones is responsible for all the social ills plaguing Redding these days, I went digging into the Uniform Crime Reports. Did you know the FBI is maintaining...
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North state Republican lawmakers need to decide whom they represent. Is it the rural communities for which logging and milling timber remains a shrunken but still vital piece of the economy? Or is it an anti-tax ideology held with so intense a fervor that it blinds them to every other consideration?
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A 54-year-old man believed to have fallen from the Veterans Memorial Bridge over Clear Creek in the Igo area likely died from injuries sustained in the fall, according to the Shasta County Coroner’s Office.
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No, silly, you're not on the top of the food chain. From a DFG announcement: The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has confirmed a mountain lion attacked a 63-year-old man who was camping northwest of Nevada City. The...
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Interesting and decidedly contrary take from the Huffington Post on the recent Defend Rural America events: Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County, styles himself as "America's toughest sheriff"; in reality, he's a Foghorn Leghorn caricature, more obsessed with...
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The Fishing Report — July 6, 2012 Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER--The release at Lewiston was dropping 100 cubic feet per second a day below 2,000 cubic feet per second, and good anglers were hooking a couple of bright spring Chinooks a day around Junction City. F
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What are these guys smoking? h/t cs...
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A Red Bluff man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence after his pickup crashed into a power pole, causing road closures, power outages and injuries to his two passengers, police said.
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A Shasta County Sheriff’s deputy this morning arrested a 24-year-old man after finding drugs and a gun in his truck during a traffic stop.
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Voices of Faith — July 7, 2012: Does your religion have sacred places? Where are they and what is their significance?
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This home is a Probate Sale, not a Foreclosure (REO). Diminished REO inventory has us looking.
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A 25-year-old Redding woman was found dead last week in northern Oregon.
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Redding police this morning used an automated telephone notification system to help find a 46-year-old Redding woman safe some three hours after she was reported missing from a C Street apartment.
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Expect a sunny and hot week starting today, as temperatures in the Redding area won’t drop below the mid-90s through Sunday.
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Workers with the California Department of Transportation will be conducting maintenance on Shasta County highways and roads. Some of these repairs and upgrades may lead to delays.
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Things will heat up in the north state starting today. The National Weather Service is forecasting a high of 97 degrees in Redding as a warming trend kicks off the holiday week. Expect an overnight low in the high 60s. Expect more of the same for Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Dogs are social, curious animals that do not handle boredom and isolation well. When left to their own devices, unemployed, under-exercised dogs will find something to do. Guaranteed.  Sadly, a dog’s interpretations of fabulous options for entertainment are usually annoying or dangerous: excavation of the yard, the art o
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Due to pages not being in the correct order in the B section, the press started one hour and 15 minutes late this morning.
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Today we’re featuring Redding Subaru, a new car dealership in Redding.  Even though its big new building on Cypress Avenue isn’t yet completed, they’re open for sales and service in the temporary trailer.  I’m talking with sales manager, Jonathan Campbell, today as we welcome Redding Subaru to Redding, as well
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Fewer children than ever walk or ride their bikes to school. All too many grown-ups only get exercise when they're walking from the front door to the driveway. And we have the ballooning obesity rate to show it.
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"We're making new investments in the development of gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel that's actually made from a plantlike substance, algae — you've got a bunch of algae out here. If we can figure out how to make energy out of that, we'll be doing all right." — President Barack Obama at the
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Sometimes it seems like Jerry Brown is the only Republican legislator left in Sacramento.
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Under the Affordable Care Act a talk show host born in America can stay on the radio until his IQ exceeds 26.
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I have a question for my progressive friends who say they won't vote for Barack Obama because he is no different than Mitt Romney.
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Fast and Furious: Why's the NRA so upset?
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Two people were shot and killed Saturday night in the Siskiyou County town of Fort Jones, and deputies arrested a Yreka man on suspicion of murder.
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Despite getting the full closure of a portion of Lake Shasta they've long requested to hold a sacred ceremony in peace, members of the Winnemem Wintu tribe said this year's rite has had the most disruption they've ever seen.
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54-year-old falls from bridge, dies
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Right when the 40th anniversary of Title IX was justifiably earning national attention, the north state took a jolt courtesy of the landmark legislation that calls for equality in activities programs at high schools.
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Foothill High School grad Erika Harvey swam in the women's 50-meter freestyle at the Olympic swimming trials Sunday and ended up in a three-way tie for the 102nd ranking.
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The LA Times reports on the fallout in the gated desert enclave of Indian Wells after a resident and local banker inquired about perks and pensions of council members and the city manager. He lost his job. The city manager...
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Little Baby Nevea came in to see us for her Photography session when she was just 3 weeks old!  She was so mellow and cute – really made our jobs easy… If you’re looking for Newborn Portraits in Redding, CA, … Con
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Unfortunately, I don't have a photo - yet. It's down Big Bend Road a ways and it reminds us of the settlement of Wengler that once existed there. It was a small community of approximately 300 people located 11 miles...
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Thank you, Nora Ephron (1941-2012), for re-introducing this classic to new generations of movie-goers with your homage to it in "Sleepless in Seattle." Undoes me every time. YouTube highlights, poorly mixed in parts, but well worth the ride....
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I am leaving journalism.Probably not for good – it’s what I know and newsrooms are like crack – but I’ve accepted a position in the nonprofit sector.I will be a prevention specialist in Wyoming, working toward awareness and action in suicide prevention, as well as drug, alcohol and tobacco suppress
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This Saratoga neighborhood beauty was last seen as a failed short sale. Now you can actually buy it.
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SYNOPSIS: The Coroner’s Office responded to a report of a deceased subject lying underneath the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge, in Igo.
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A Redding man was arrested early this morning after he returned to the Redding Walmart store, where he'd stolen something the day before, police said.
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Workers with the California Department of Transportation will perform maintenance work on Shasta County highways and roads. Some of these repairs and upgrades may lead to delays.
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Today's high should be 88 degrees in the Redding area.
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It was a testament to the once-thriving shampoo industry in Redding.
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Fourth of July in the middle of the week seems a little out of place, like Christmas in September. But we can still find some time to celebrate our freedom and the joy of independence that this holiday commemorates. As always, any celebration is better than no celebration at all.
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There's no free lunch. And there's no free doctor's appointment, prescription refill, MRI or emergency-room visit either.
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The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered its ruling on Arizona's illegal immigration enforcement law, SB 1070. The court struck down three of the law's hotly contested provisions. Specifically, a penalty for illegal aliens that seek or engage in work in Arizona, penalties for illegal aliens who do not possess federal re
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It is always a bittersweet day in parenting when your child first begins to shy from public displays of affection.
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As Californians, we love our redwood decks and sturdy, wood-constructed homes. But most of us have no idea that 70 percent of the lumber we use has to be imported from out of state — despite the productive, beautiful forests in the Sierra, the Coast Range and other California woodlands.
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I recently became a liar. It's not something that I would normally do. and I have decided to come clean.
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Dear Straight Talk: I went through a divorce a little over a year ago. My oldest daughter, 17, has totally disconnected from me and I don't know how to get our relationship back. Have any panelists been through this? Do they have tips for re-connecting?
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It's dangerous to read too much into some small signs of sanity at the state Capitol, but the recent deaths of two obnoxious police-secrecy bills reminds us that there are limits to California legislators' groveling for the favor of law-enforcement unions.
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The new health care law has made my health care unaffordable. I have been blessed with reasonably good health, being able to take care of the doctor visits and prescription drugs out of my own pocket.
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I don't know if Obamacare is the right way, but it is a start to fix a very broken problem. The health care issue has been a big problem forever, and it needs to be fixed. I find that almost everyone who does not want the government involved in health care is using some type of government aid — veterans hospital c
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Though I know that many in the north state will disagree, I believe that they should applaud the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.
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The chief justice of the United States, John Roberts, has decided to keep the current United States Supreme Court from going down in history as having only a partisan agenda.
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As the summer season is upon us, so are bees, wasps and other stinging creatures.
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Is it the cadence of his words that captures the reader? Is it the human-ness of his characters? Do we see bits and pieces of ourselves in them?
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Marc Chagall said "Great art picks up where nature ends."
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Kindra Roberts and Thomas Chiappinelli, both of Fairfield, were married June 9, 2012, at the River Tasalmi Golf Club in Redding. The ceremony was followed by a dinner at the golf club. Jacob Nickell officiated. The bride is the daughter of Lauri Curto of Redding and Derrick Roberts of Redding. She is in the Navy. The gro
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Orvil and Raynes Johnson of Redding celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 28, 2012. They were married on June 28, 1947. They have resided in Mountain Gate since 1957. Orvil worked in construction. He worked on Trinity Dam, Whiskeytown Dam as well as other dams in Oregon. He retired in 1974. Raynes was a stay-a
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Karly Rider and Thomas Vanderpool, both of Redding, were married June 16, 2012, in an outdoor ceremony at the Redding home of the bride's uncle. The ceremony was followed with a dinner at the home. Joey Gartin officiated. The bride is the daughter of Ray and Cheri Rider of Redding. She is a 2007 graduate of CSU Chico with
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When it comes to portable electronics, bigger is not better. From the new line of UltraBooks announced at this year's Consumer Electronics Show to the highly anticipated MacBook Pro with Retina Display, laptops are getting ever smaller and lighter to compete with the growing popularity of tablet PCs.
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I was stuck in Watson Lake, B.C. The Alaska Highway had very large chunks of the road washed away. It was not looking good.
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Two people were shot and killed Saturday night in the Siskiyou County town of Fort Jones and deputies have a possible suspect in custody.
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Q: I have heard that the gray wolf that recently wandered into California has been "hanging out" with coyotes. I have also heard that wolves sometimes breed with coyotes and produce offspring that is half wolf and half coyote. Would such an offspring be protected under the endangered status of the wolf or open to hunting li
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Dear Babe: In 1951, I obtained the addresses of some baseball Hall of Fame members. I wrote asking for their autographs. Tris Speaker and Honus Wagner sent me autographed pictures. Kid Nichols and Fred Clarke sent autographed commemorative cards. In addition, I received the autographs of Joe Jackson, Larry Lajoie, Paul Wane
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"It's like peeling the layers of an onion," says longtime birder Jeff Anderson. "The more you learn about birds, the more interesting they become."
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East Redding Little League beat West Redding 10-1 on Saturday, in the second round of the District 1 11-12 year-old All-Star baseball tournament at Alta Mesa Field.
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In 1912: The Olney Creek roadhouse, three miles south of Redding on the Anderson road, was destroyed by fire. Nothing was saved. It was leased by J.M. White. He had left a lamp burning on the counter after eating his lunch and retiring for the night.
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At 6:45 a.m. four days a week, a dozen high school and college tennis players are ready to hit the courts.
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Feb. 9 started as a good day for Marcella Wagner.
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Soldier was wounded in Afghanistan
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Book earns local authors recognition
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LAKE SHASTA — Members of the Winnemem Wintu tribe spent Saturday preparing for their future leader's coming-of-age ceremony at Lake Shasta.
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RED BLUFF — A veteran planner with Redding ties will head up Tehama County's Planning Department for six months, the Board of Supervisors decided last week.
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Blaze in Siskiyou nears containment
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Start training now for the second installment of The City Flag Football League. This is a high school boys and girls only league. Games will be at Caldwell soccer field. League will be governed by NFL Flag Football rules. Registration as a team is encouraged and open until teams are filled. Submit your team name and color A
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Members of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe spent Saturday preparing for their future leader’s coming-of-age ceremony at Lake Shasta.
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Emergency personnel are heading out to reports of a man lying face down in the creek under the bridge.
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Firefighters went to Pine Street off Palm Avenue in Happy Valley this afternoon to put out a grass fire.
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Today I needed to read this. I need to memorize it.
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That little locomotive was pulling ore carts most likely to the Bully Hill smelter whose remains are located on the banks of the Pit River near Squaw Creek. Notice it is their No. 1 locomotive. No.2 locomotive was found and...
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A 192-acre fire that's been burning in Sisksiyou County since Thursday is 75 percent contained as of 9:10 a.m. today.
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July arrives in the North State Garden with relative ease this year. We've had a bit of true heat, but not what it likely will be. I like the early-rising, late-setting sun and the arc of the summer days. Spring's riot has grown up into summer's more controlled beauty in the ornamental garden and the [...]
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least five people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the area are expected to reach triple-digits.
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Today will be partly sunny with a high near 86 and a south wind that could reach 15 mph.
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The Shasta County Grand Jury is just the latest voice urging local officials to move faster in putting the 9-month-old local plan for handling former state inmates into action. We trust the message is sinking in.
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No, not for his stance on medical marijuana in Shasta County, as activist Rob McDonald proposed early this year, but for his role in the ongoing fiasco at the county jail.
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George Clarke, simply put you are putting out erroneous information. All the unions have made the concessions demanded by the city except one. That union contract opens up for negotiation next year.
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Recently I was watching a story on the local news station when the reporter mentioned "Lake Shasta." Really? "Lake Shasta"? Visitors or newcomers to our beautiful area rarely get place names incorrect, but when anyone gets a name wrong I don't mind letting them know the correct name or pronunciation.
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Since the city of Redding is running on fumes financially, why hasn't the City Council drastically reduced retirement benefits, as have San Jose and San Diego?
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EUGENE, Ore. — Sara Hall had every right to be upset.
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Let's take a walk down memory lane.
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The Redding Colt .45s came from behind late Friday night to defeat the Solano Mudcats 9-5 at Tiger Field.
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A 24-year-old Burney woman pleaded no contest Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court to having sex with a 15-year-old boy.
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Autopsy results in the death of a 30-year-old Idaho man who fell off a houseboat June 22 on Lake Shasta show Charles Rodrique Tillman died of drowning and a possible concussion.
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In 1912: NB.F. Saylor, M.D., city health officer, made the following notice to Redding residents: "You are hereby notified to put your premises in a sanitary condition by removing all rubbish, tin cans, bottles, etc.; covering all wells, stopping leaks in plumbing; filling in or draining pools of water, tightly covering
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SACRAMENTO — A former Anderson police officer sentenced in December to 364 days in jail for assaulting a Millville woman in his custody may be under federal scrutiny.
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Redding's Sundial Bridge is having a messy summer.
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Haven Humane Society CEO Ray John won the Virgil Covington Award at Friday night's Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce Summer Barbecue.
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An 18-year-old Redding woman paralyzed last week in a wreck is starting to get a bit of feeling back in her shoulders and arms, her father said Thursday.
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The Redding Macintosh Users Group offers instruction in the use of Macintosh computers, iPods, iPads and iPhones for all levels. Topics include business applications, iWork and iLife.
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RED BLUFF — When Mark Storrey talks about Nikita, his 3-year-old adopted pit bull, he speaks with great tenderness.
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Foothill's Brandon Erickson, Dalton Kelly and Justin Allen, West Valley's Dylan Mumford and American Christian Academy's Daniel Olson all were named as Northern Section nominees for the ESPN Cal-Hi Sports all-state first team on Thursday.
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Welcome, Monica! Monica is our newest “addition”!  She is part photographer, part editor, part phone-answerer, part coffee-gofer – she does it all!  Most of all, she laughs, and that we love! She moved up to NorCal after having a studio …
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Workers with the California Department of Transportation will be conducting maintenance on Shasta County highways and roads. Some of these repairs and upgrades may lead to delays.
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Police say they're searching for a white man who stole a Frito Lay delivery truck and then swapped it for an SUV from a church today.
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Kenneth Jones, Redding
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The Shasta County Grand Jury is just the latest voice urging local officials to move faster in putting the 9-month-old local plan for handling former state inmates into action. We trust the message is sinking in.
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No, not for his stance on medical marijuana in Shasta County, as activist Rob McDonald proposed early this year, but for his role in the ongoing fiasco at the county jail.
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Alice Gerard, Redding
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The winner is 'toe2toe' and the correct answer is Bully Hill Mine. I apologize for not seeing it when I scrolled through the answers. toe2toe has won a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro. Congratulations again...
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New listing! Just $110,000. Call Craig at (530) 941 8800 to view. This home has a huge back yard, and AMAZING river soil.
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EUGENE, Ore. — Sara Hall had every right to be upset.
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Firefighters have contained several blazes that burned around five acres in central Trinity County that started Thursday.
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A vegetation fire in Happy Valley has been contained to two acres as of 5 p.m. today, firefighters have said.
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Police are searching for a suspect in an attempted carjacking earlier this morning in downtown Redding.
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Sorry everyone, no winner yet. Hint: The old stone powerhouse for this mine still stands....
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A Redding man was convicted today of four felony counts in connection with two residential burglaries last year in Redding and Shingletown, prosecutors said.
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What will YOUR Senior Portraits say about you? Come in for your FREE consultation to design a unique session that’s all about YOU!!!  Call us at 530.223.5456 Redding Creative Portraits is your Senior Photographer in Redding, CA!
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A 17-year old was in custody Thursday on an arrest warrant for attempted homicide and probation violation charges.
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A 20-year-old Redding man died of injuries he suffered in a vehicle crash on Thursday, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Ceiling fans create a wind chill that can make a room feel several degrees cooler than the actual ambient temperature in the room. Fans should rotate so that the breeze blows downward. Remember that ceiling fans cool people in the room, not the room. Turn them off when you leave the room so as to not waste electricity. Sour
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I'm not a fan of "America's Toughest Sheriff" --- far from it. But with stories like this one --- woman steals car for the second time in a week, leads police on a dangerous high-speed chase, and is released again...
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Firefighters are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire that started in a workshop this morning just outside east Redding.
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Took this image yesterday. Not overly colorful or bright for a Whiskeytown Lake sunset. More subtle and tranquil. These are sized 1920 X 1200 for a Desktop Background image, although they are rath
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Get fruit trees in shape with a bit of summer pruning. Cuts during the growing season can bring sunlight into the center of the tree for better fruit production and help a tree that is overloaded with fruit.
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Everyone's talking about the penalty -- or tax, according to Chief Justice John Roberts -- that is the teeth in Obamacare's "individual mandate." Rare is any discussion of just how much it would be. Thanks to Blue Cross of Rhode...
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers suggestions for getting organized after a move.
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Q: My new zucchini are rotting on the blossom end and falling off. What's going on?
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Bill Laws' "Fifty Plants That Changed the Course of History" (224 pages, Quid Publishing, 2010) details how battles were won or lost, countries enriched or pauperized -- even the shape of the human face changed -- through humans' interactions with plants.
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Autopsy results in the death of a 30-year-old Idaho man who fell off a houseboat last Friday on Lake Shasta have been released.
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What mine owns and operates this ore train? 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...
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Fire officials say they expect to fully contain by 6 p.m. a blaze that broke out north of Fort Jones in Siskiyou County.
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Authorities were searching this morning for a man who they say is a wanted parolee.
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Finally some a wholesome family movie I can watch with me niece and nephew. I can’t wait for this to come out Dora the Explorer is awesome! CollegeHumor’s Favorite Funny Videos The post Dora The Explorer Movie Trailer ap
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We love Sunset Terrace. This classic Ranch Style home just needs some love again. And chlorine.
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Something tells me the drive of the trucks was going to fast for the weather conditions at the time. This is cray cray. I was traveling to cranbrook bc when a truck coming in the other direction just rolled over and nearly hit me. i managed to swerve at the last second while swearing and screaming [...]The post
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Pretty cool jet powered wing suit is used by “jetman” to fly next to a DC-3 airplane. Camera views from all angles, including inside the Douglas DC-3 plane, and also cam views on the jetwing itself. The post Jetman Flies With DC-3
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Incredible Aerial Footage Of Fight Against Colorado Wildfires with Radio Chatter included. Watch as these big C-130′s line up in attack positions behind the spotter aircraft.Cockpit footage of fire retardant drops in an effort to aid in the fight against the Colorado wild fires. You won’t get much [...]
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The health condition of Fred Ryness, the former Shasta County District 3 Board of Supervisors candidate who was in a car wreck on Monday, has been upgraded from critical to serious.
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I had a Failure To Launch moment recently. You remember that movie, with Matthew McConnaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker about commitmentphobes? I'm no shrinking violet when it comes to commitment (in fact sometimes I'm so committed to things that I oughta be committed). Nope, that's not the part of the movie that I've been i
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Maintenance and construction on several highways in the north state could cause traffic delays today, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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The sun will shine in the Redding area today, bringing temperatures up to 89 degrees.
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Alright, the hostages are free.
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It's the judiciary's Nixon-to-China: Chief Justice John Roberts joins the liberal wing of the Supreme Court and upholds the constitutionality of Obamacare. How? By pulling off one of the great constitutional finesses of all time. He managed to uphold the central conservative argument against Obamacare, while at the
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It seems that for a city as small as Redding, we have a high number of officer-involved shootings.
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We Americans sure do love our wars. The written and visual history of our country is filled with stories of our heroes who fought in these wars, starting with the Revolutionary War in order to separate ourselves from British rule, and all the way up to Iraq and Afghanistan. Our movies depicted much of this history, and last
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We visit Redding yearly to see the Sundial Bridge and Turtle Bay. We were very disappointed to see that the bridge is so filthy underneath, and that so much of the white ceramic has been removed and not replaced.
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Redding police Thursday night closed part of Railroad Avenue to investigate a motorcycle crash.
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A 22-year-old Redding man lost part of his left arm in a motorcycle crash Thursday night.
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The Mountain Gate Community Services District once again felt the bite of the Shasta County grand jury.
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With the Fourth of July landing on Wednesday, north state campgrounds are bracing for back-to-back busy weekends.
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Both lanes of northbound Interstate 5 near the Sunset Hills overpass reopened early Thursday afternoon, nearly 12 hours after a fatal wreck claimed the life of a Manteca truck driver.
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RED BLUFF — It looks like William B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park will be spared from closing Sunday, after volunteers submitted a one-year donor proposal for operating the facility.
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Anderson was one of 33 communities in California to receive a state Department of Housing and Community Development grant.
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In 1912: An advertisement for Parisian Sage said that users never grew bald because it killed the dandruff germs, the cause of falling hair and baldness. A large bottle cost 50 cents.
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Esco Mosher lived for his family.
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A highly publicized car crash that resulted in the paralysis of a pregnant Redding woman may have been influential in the Supreme Court's ruling this week that health insurance should be required for all U.S. citizens.
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Now that the federal health care law will stand, the head of Shasta Community Health Center is breathing a sigh of relief.
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Although not everyone is happy, the adoption of a $91.3 billion state budget will provide funding to help ensure the opening of the 150-bed Northern California Veterans Home in the fall of 2013, officials with the state Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday.
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Everything he said is, 'I'm not going to raise your taxes.' What happens this morning? Everybody's taxes are going to be raised.
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Everything he said is, 'I'm not going to raise your taxes.' What happens this morning? Everybody's taxes are going to be raised.
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Sara Hall's journey to the Olympics is more dangerous than most.
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This year's Shasta County grand jury found county officials have done little to address the effects of the state plan to shift low-level prison inmates to county supervision.
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North state politicians, health care advocates and members of the Medi-Cal community are blasting Gov. Jerry Brown's new plan to dissolve Healthy Families insurance coverage and switch its patients to the historically less reliable Medi-Cal program.
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Tax increase rejection would trigger $12M in cuts
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Firefighters are going to a house fire that was reported tonight on Irish Creek Lane off Placer Road in the Centerville area.
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this is just awesome The post Death Metal Rooster appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Police say a woman was arrested a second time in eight days after she stole a car and led officers on a chase Thursday.
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Toxic fumes from the Keswick, Coram and Kennett smelters killed vegetation in the path of the smoke and fumes flowing from the chimneys. All watersheds from below Keswick Dam to approximately 6 miles north of Shasta Dam were completely denuded of vegetation.
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A vegetation fire threatening buildings near Fort Jones in Siskiyou County has grown to about 270 acres this evening, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
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A Kansas man is suspected of sexually abusing a 13-year-old from Shasta County, authorities say.
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My former colleague Ryan Sabalow, a native Californian, is conducting a sort of foreign exchange in the Midwest, learning the curious customs of a people who call themselves the Hoosiers. His latest dispatch: Faced with what could be the driest...
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By a narrow margain of 5-to-4 vote, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Health  Care Act. News agencies around the country covered the ruling. The New York Times lead article, plus an educational break-down of the ruling. Supreme Court documents, including opinons of the court. CNN posts and updates. FOX News reaction
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Reaction across the north state over the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the health care law was sharply divided along partisan lines.
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The first federal trout hatchery established in Shasta County was Green's Creek Fish Hatchery. Green's Creek flows into the McCloud River four miles upriver from the Baird U. S. Fish Hatchery at Baird. Both hatcheries were established in 1872. Green's...
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A 45-year-old man riding a motorcycle was injured this morning after colliding with a big rig at Highway 273 and Thomas Road in south Redding.
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Emergency crews have been dispatched to Hartnell Avenue and Bechelli Lane in Redding where a juvenile has reportedly been hit by a truck this morning.
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Both lanes of northbound Interstate 5 near the Sunset Hills overpass have reopened, nearly 12 hours after a fatal wreck claimed the life of a Manteca truck driver.
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Some early reaction has been mixed from today's narrow 5-4 decision by the Supreme Court upholding President Obama's health care law. The Small Business Majority called the ruling "a victory for small business owners who have struggled with the excessively high cost of health insurance for decades." The N
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Please join us in welcoming the newest member of our growing brokerage, Craig Brandol! Craig has been a Realtor in the Redding area since 1995. He’s lived in northern California all his life. Over the years, h
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This one seems to have last sold at the turn of the century for $124K. Get it for less now.
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Maintenance and construction on several highways in the north state could cause traffic delays today, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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Today is expected to be sunny with a high near 88, the National Weather Service says.
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The weirdest thing about the city of Stockton's move toward filing for bankruptcy this week? The number of Californians who think it's not a tragedy to be avoided but a model to be copied.
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The most unintentionally funny part of Anne-Marie Slaughter's Atlantic article, the latest in the "mommies-can't-have-it-all" genre, comes when she describes her supersonic version of the Mommy Track.
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It’s got to be one of the cutest places around, with an interior dominated by a trompe l’oeil mural evoking shopfronts on a street in a French village. And Red Bluff’s Countryside Cafe, on Washington Street across from the 1920s-era courthouse, is home to great sandwiches, burgers, grinders and pies for lunch and din
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Artist Irina Stroup is a biologist from Moscow. She moved to Redding after meeting her husband and in 1998, accepted a position at Shasta college teaching biology. At Shasta College, Professor Stroup discovered the possibility of taking art classes. "It was fun to be a student again," she says. After several courses in pai
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The Fourth of July is so much fun in the north state that festivities start on the 3rd and continue on to Saturday. But the biggest bang is still on Independence Day and the Redding Civic Auditorium grounds are the place to be for the 23rd annual Freedom Festival.
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As the weather changes to longer, warmer days you will notice an increase in roadway maintenance and construction on our state highways. These activities will impact your travel times since traffic controls will be in place to keep traffic flowing and protect workers and users.
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Re: "Banana truck starts fire in tavern" (June 25), about the destruction of the Old Grist Mill Tavern in Seekonk, Mass.: I don't know what made you select this article from among the hundreds that you must have over the wire every day. But I thought you might like to know how it blessed me.
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Re: Fast and Furious: When Barack Obama finally exits the White House, he can easily have a second career as a Third World dictator.
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For the past year I have had the pleasure to serve as a member of the Shasta County Grand Jury. I had the honor and privilege to work with 18 other dedicated and hard-working volunteers.
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Three outs. That's how close the Red Bluff Little League All-Stars came from reaching the Little League World Series last summer.
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The Redding Rattlers American Legion baseball team swept the Eureka Sluggers in a doubleheader, 4-3 and 4-2 on Wednesday.
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OLD STATION — A 17-year-old San Jose boy reported missing Tuesday night was reunited with his family early Wednesday morning after he got lost while walking near Hat Creek.
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A man who had been sought in connection with a stabbing in Mountain Gate says he was trying to defend himself after being attacked by the alleged victim.
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A consortium of timber companies that counts several north state operations among its members lauded a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower-court ruling requiring an extra layer of regulation for water runoff from forest roads.
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In 1912: Born in Redding June 26, 1912, to the wife of Frank Marshall was a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Marshall. In another note, Arthur Newell made his first return from Weaverville to Redding with passengers in his automobile. Newell expected to start out on his next trip the following Saturday.
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Tyler Yarnell's panhandling days may be over for a while.
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Officials at Shasta Dam say people shouldn't be worried about the near 20-foot drop in the water level at Lake Shasta since May.
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RED BLUFF — The Board of Supervisors heard two appeals of medical marijuana-growing abatement notices this week, denying one and postponing the other for further study.
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California's elections watchdog agency will need a few extra days to decide whether it will investigate allegations that state Rep. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber, and Tehama County Supervisor Bob Williams violated campaign finance rules.
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The former Redding school superintendent who barely survived a vicious knife attack inside his home is expected to transfer to a rehabilitation facility today.
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I confess I haven't followed every wrinkle of the "Fast and Furious" snafu, but for all the high-minded talk about "contempt of Congress," The Hill caught readers up last week on what it's really all about --- namely, the NRA's...
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Winners named at wine competition
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Serge_A_Storms' comment in response to today's editorial has considerable truth to it: Also failed to be mentioned is most in this group led the charge against public employees with Measure A and B. Now they complain about the outcomes. I...
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A hero of the natural food movement and a star of the movie "Farmageddon" is coming to Redding in July. Read on to learn who he is and about the fight he's fighting.
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What is a compression fracture and why is it so prevalent in the elderly?
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The former Redding school superintendent who barely survived a vicious knife attack inside his home is expected to transfer to a rehabilitation facility Thursday.
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A big rig clipped the bottom of an Interstate 5 overpass in Tehama County earlier today.
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Josh Barro, a conservative-leaning business and economics writer, offers this in a Bloomberg column diagnosing Stockton's financial problems. California has several options to prevent more Stocktons. First, the state needs to restructure and relax its Proposition 13 property tax limit,...
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One person is dead after authorities say an intoxicated driver crashed his car in the Rancho Tehama area today.
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Authorities say they've seized 20 pounds of marijuana and $15,000 from a home in Montgomery Creek.
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Joe Blevins loved sports with every ounce of his body.
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The California city of Stockton approved a special budget Tuesday night, paving the way for it to become the largest American city to declare bankruptcy.
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A 21-year-old Redding panhandler who boasted to police in March that he can make up to $500 a day if he "really hustles people" is back in Shasta County jail with his bail now set at $1.1 million.
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Firefighters are responding to a blaze in Millville that's scorched four acres and is threatening a structure.
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OLD STATION - A 17-year-old San Jose boy reported missing Tuesday night was reunited with his family early this morning after he got lost while walking near Hat Creek.
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I bought this in a 2nd-hand store in Eureka for 50 cents! When I first spotted it, I knew it had to be an Indian basket. When I returned home, I took it to a Yurok Indian woman to verify...
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I saw something similar to this on the internet and loved it. The other version was stacked with upside down clear candle holders. I decided to use coffee cups on mine. Everything was bought at the 2nd hand store in...
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A fire burning near Hayfork is holding at 2 acres, crews reported to dispatchers this afternoon.
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Was there or was there not a massacre on the island? My opinion: Yes. I knew someone who lived and worked on the island years ago who told me about the mass grave he saw whose skeletons had crushed skulls....
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The Bee reports that Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed package of timber-industry reforms, including some regulatory streamlining and lawsuit relief for industry as well as a new tax on retail sales of timber to cover the costs of ensuring compliance with...
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According to this poll, two-thirds of us apparently think he'd do a better job than Romney if Earth was invaded by beings from outer space. We have officially entered the campaign silly season. I'll have to stay up tonight...
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I've always thought Rep. Wally Herger's efforts to unveil "the truth" about AARP's support for the health care bill were absurd. But he and fellow Republican House member Dave Reichert, of Washington, haven't let up more than a year after...
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This morning I looked at my garbage bill which had the usual enclosure about recycling and whatnot. It included information about garbage pickup days during weeks with a holiday, and I was rather surprised to see Labor Day included there.It's not that I didn't know about the existence of Labor Day.
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Firefighters this morning contained a four-acre vegetation fire near a shooting range on Iron Mountain Road north of the Keswick area.
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Heard Chief Deputy DA Brian Popkes on the radio this morning rattle off some numbers about local crime post-realignment. One that stuck out: In the first few months of this year compared to 2011 there's been a 63 percent increase...
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Hate to say it but when fire bombers are dropping their retardant in your backyard you might want to say goodbye to your stuff and get the heck out of there. The post Fire Bomber Drops Load In Backyard appeared first on
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The government has given homeowners the tools to quickly refinance a FHA-backed mortgage for years. But starting this month, FHA enacted price cuts to its Streamline Refinance Program in an effort to help more borrowers get into a lower-cost mortgage. The changes, which took effect June 11, lower FHA's up
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Economist David Rosenberg points out the answer in plain sight. Excerpt from Yahoo Finance: "We are living in a modern-day depression," he declares. This dramatic statement is based on several factors, including the record number of Americans living on Food...
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Alright I didn’t hear anything about bath salts involved but it sounds to me like there is most definitely a zombie on the loose in Redding,Ca. The epidemic has finally hit the north state. If you haven’t already purchased a self defense zombie fighting weapon I would highly recommend a 12 gauge [...]
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Alright this is just absolutely amazing. News channel 7 of Redding, Ca was doing a story on the police involved shooting from last Friday that ended with 19 year old Scott Deen being fatally shot by police officers. The news story led into an interview with a Gary Geer that was upset by the fact [...]The post
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Here’s a clean and modern Freddie Mac foreclosure on acreage in Cottonwood.
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Today's high will continue the rise in temperatures as the heat reaches 89 under sunny skies.
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Maintenance and construction on several highways in the north state could cause traffic delays today, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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I will vote for anyone who'll get our country's passenger railway system on track. I am exaggerating only slightly. However, it's no exaggeration to say that I am convinced that a modern, national railway system would be our country's salvation; the solution for our current financial disaster. Any candidate of any part
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Blame California's persistently bad economy, the north state's entrenched drug addiction and poverty, the state's "prisoner dump" and the federal courts that ordered it, or county officials' struggles in shouldering their new duties. Or all of the above.
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Since this is an election year, we can expect to hear a lot of words — and the meaning of those words is not always clear. So it may be helpful to have a glossary of political terms.
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Being here since the 1970s, I've seen Redding go from a great little town that chased out the vagrants to a town that now welcomes them.
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I am sincerely thankful that the Record Searchlight hosted the spelling bee, for you gave kids who spell a chance to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
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An open letter to the Redding City Council: I may sound like a broken record on pension reform, but this council doesn't seem to take this issue seriously, except for Patrick Jones.
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Thomas Spear (letter, June 17), you need to get a life. Your self-induced hysteria and venomous diatribe toward Thomas Sowell is not good for your health. Frothing at the mouth causes high blood pressure.
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Sometimes, the crack of the bat just sounds different.
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Anderson High School softball pitcher Cheridan Hawkins was named to the MaxPreps All-American prep softball team on Tuesday.
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A week after she was assaulted near the Sundial Bridge, Nicole Vultaggio and her newborn are in the care of her parents.
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A Winnemem Wintu tribal leader said Tuesday the only way to ensure the safety and privacy of an upcoming ceremony on Lake Shasta is to give the tribe federal recognition.
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The tearful sister of a San Jose man charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of an Oakland man last year in Anderson testified Tuesday that her brother said he did it for her.
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LAKE SHASTA — Taryn Burke has been waking up at 5:10 a.m. this week, heading out to Lake Shasta and hiking about 45 minutes to a remote trail to clear and repair trails through the hot afternoons.
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A former Shasta County District 3 Board of Supervisors candidate was in critical condition Tuesday afternoon in a Redding hospital after a Monday vehicle wreck, a nursing supervisor said.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County supervisors Tuesday adopted a recommended $151.4 million budget for the next fiscal year, including $34.1 million for the general fund — a more than 2 percent decrease from this year's discretionary spending.
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After weeks of prodding from local tea party members, Shasta County will soon begin broadcasting its board meetings on the Internet.
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In 1912: Redding Steam Laundry, 10 California St., Phone 44, offered perfect work with no rough edges to cut necks and wrists. The company advertised that it was careful in ironing collars, cuffs and neck bands of shirts. It would be pleased to call and get sample orders.
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Three hospitals awarded for service
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Authorities are treating two men who said they were bitten by a man in an apartment on Wurch Way in Redding tonight.
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An 18-year-old man suffered major injuries in a roll over crash near the Jelly's Ferry exit in Tehama County.
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About a year ago, a former Burney resident launched a Facebook page, "You Know You Are From Burney When..."
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I had a few requests for the recipe for Happiness Soup that I served Saturday night, so here you go.
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Redding Rainbow Girls continue to “Make a Difference” serving our community for 40 years have recently chosen the Barry Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary and Education Center as their 2012-2013 State Service Project. Last year California Rainbow Girls donated over $70,000 to Adaptive Sports program. Redding Rainbow Girls are
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What do real rocket scientists do? Figure out how to do the near-impossible -- land a spacecraft on Mars using atmospheric drag, a huge parachute, rockets and a tricky sky crane maneuver. Will it work for Mars Rover Curiosity? We'll...
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On June 16, over 350 people gathered at Cedar Crest Vineyards & Winery in Manton to raise funds for music and arts education for the children of Manton. With hundreds of business and individual sponsor donations from Northern California, the Manton Music & Arts (MMA) council will be able to support the 2012/2013 mus
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Young man missing in Redding
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Nora Ephron died today of leukemia. I've been reading her books and articles for more than 40 years. I didn't always agree with her and she could be more than a bit insular and spoiled, but she always had an interesting viewpoint.She wrote "When Harry Met Sally," one of my favorite movies.
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SACRAMENTO RIVER, Redding — Trout fishing slowed a bit in strong winds and increased flows—11,500 cfs which put quite a bit of debris in the water.
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Two companies have awarded Redding’s Caldwell Park a $10,000 grant after participation in an online contest.
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A 30-year-old San Jose man was ordered today to stand trial for allegedly murdering an Oakland man last year near Anderson City Hall.
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A judge has ruled that payments made by the Redding Electric Utility to the city in place of property taxes are constitutional, the city announced Tuesday.
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ReasonTV interviews the man behind the wildly popular "Ask a Mexican" column in the OC Weekly. Funny. Insightful. Disarming. (About seven minutes.)...
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A Fort Jones man is in jail after deputies said he attacked a woman relative this morning.
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Nicole Vultaggio, the woman assaulted last Wednesday near the Sundial Bridge, has been released from the hospital with her newborn and is in the care of her parents.
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The Economist explains why the Arctic ice cap is disappearing and then makes an observation designed to ruin Doug Craig's weekend: In the long run the unfrozen north could cause devastation. But, paradoxically, in the meantime no Arctic species will...
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Tehama County deputies said they arrested a transient over the weekend for growing marijuana on vacant land in Richfield. Deputies got a call from the land's owner on Saturday saying he had received a tip that people were living on his property on Piedmont Road. The property owner lives in Yuba City.
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Around 1900, trout were being distributed throughout California from the Mount Shasta Hatchery in railroad baggage cars, accompanied by an attendant. The attendant aerated the cans of fish in the baggage car with a hand-held, narrow screened dipper. The dipper...
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So bad that Mt. Ashland Ski Area is seeking donations. The nonprofit resort just outside Ashland, Ore., hopes to raise $350,000 in an effort to slash debt. "Mt. Ashland, along with many other ski areas across the country had the worst snow year in twenty ski seasons," the resort announced in its e-news ed
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Comes with a separate basketball half-court. Not your typical amenity.
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Expect mostly sunny skies today as the north state will gradually start to warm up. National Weather Service forecasters predict a high of 82 in Redding. Winds start out calm before a slight north wind blows in later in the day. Overnight the low will be 56 under clear skies. Wednesday highs will reach into the low 90s and
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Have you ever noticed that families, and for that matter, any group of people, are interesting animals? Any family holiday get-together brings this thought to the up-close-and-personal level.  Uncle Ernie shows up and everyone has a good time. Cousin Joe shows up and you know there will be a fight. Auntie Sybil is ther
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Maintenance and construction on several highways in the north state could cause traffic delays today, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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Technology moves quickly these days. The cutting-edge becomes the everyday — and then a garage-sale castoff — almost as fast as you can download a smartphone app.
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Warnings come from time to time from the far right quarters of American politics that something called the "Trilateral Commission," might be a threat to America's hard-won independence.
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When the phone rang, I had no way of knowing it was a call I would treasure forever.
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What if the 128 beds are open and they get filled up in the county jail? We would be right back where we started.
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Reading "One Cup and Go" on June 19, I came upon an article that made me very upset.
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A big thank you to the sponsors and organizers of the "Mosquito Serenade Concerts" at Anderson River Park. Thanks to sponsors of weekly Serenade
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On Saturday you printed a letter that makes the astounding claim that one of the reasons why Sierra Pacific must restrict carbon dioxide emissions is because that evil gas is causing the Matterhorn to "crumble."
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How about this for campaign reform: All contributions from all donors — regardless of party affiliation, corporate or private, etc. — go into one pool.
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A Redding bicyclist was injured Monday night after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver, police said.
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A 64-year-old Burney man was listed in critical condition Monday night at Mercy Medical Center in Redding after his car drifted off a road, went into a small ravine and struck several large boulders, a California Highway Patrol spokesman and a hospital nursing supervisor said.
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A former Shasta County District 3 Board of Supervisors candidate is in critical condition this afternoon in a Redding hospital after a Monday vehicle wreck, a nursing supervisor said.
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A 64-year-old Burney man was listed in critical condition tonight at Mercy Medical Center in Redding after his car drifted off a road, went into a small ravine and struck several large boulders, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
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All of Erika Harvey's hard work is paying off.
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Anderson High School softball pitcher Cheridan Hawkins was named ESPN Cal-Hi's Small Schools State Softball Player of the Year on Monday.
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A Redding bicyclist was injured this evening after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver, police said.
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A foundation that provides outdoor activities for the men and women in uniform and their families inaugurated on Monday an action-packed water adventure its founders want to turn into an annual affair.
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The 19-year-old man who was shot and killed by Redding police last week had an extensive criminal background, Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said Monday.
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ID released for man who fell into lake
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A 40-year-old Redding man reported missing 11 days ago was found dead Saturday just a few hundred yards from where he was initially reported missing, according to the Tehama County Sheriff's Office, but how he died remains a mystery.
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Authorities recovered 79 young victims and arrested 104 last week in a national crackdown on child prostitution.
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Into the northeast:And sunset in the west:
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A California Highway Patrol officer under investigation in a child pornography case and charged with having a cache of illegal guns, explosives, drugs and stolen driver's licenses at his Anderson area home will have to wait until next month to find out whether he'll stand trial.
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I don't know how much good it will do the Democrat in his steep uphill battle against Doug LaMalfa to get elected to Congress in November, but his campaign is boasting the endorsements of two former rivals: In a stunning...
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Something strange has happened to my mind. I read about a proposed policy to encourage safe sidewalks in the city's general plan, and all I can think about is Agenda 21. I don't care if they are some kind of...
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We've reported on the federal jury verdict that found as much, but in a story published Sunday, the Bee's Denny Walsh reports that -- formally -- those verdicts were set aside as part of a settlement between Shasta County and...
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Stan Freeman, Redding
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Hey Redding! Two weekends of racing in nearby Medford. First… July 3 Corvette Convention & Street Legal Battle of Detroit! Then, also in Medford… July 6,7,8 Night of Fire D
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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A Shasta County jury convicted today a 62-year-old Redding man of molesting two children, prosecutors announced.
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Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies this afternoon are searching for a man they say stabbed another on Bass Drive off Wonderland Boulevard north of Redding.
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The first known electricity was used at Redding in 1885. In 1894, the Gladstone Mine at French Gulch was the first known place to use electric power. Electric bells were used in the lower workings and waterpower was derived from...
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The 19-year-old man shot and killed by Redding police last week had an extensive criminal background, Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said this afternoon.
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The chart here is a fascinating look back at the leading causes of death in 1900 -- the year one of my late grandfathers was born -- and today. Just over a century ago, gastrointestinal infections -- diarrhea and such...
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Latest decision by the US Supreme Court.  It's expected that the ruling on Health Care will come out this Thursday.  See article from the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/supreme-court-rules-on-arizona-immigration-law/2012/06/25/gJQA0Nrm1V_story.html
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Calbuzz sees echoes of the 1970s in Sacramento Democrats' refusal to do anything substantive about the state's pension problems. Of course, there's no initiative on the statewide ballot to follow in the lead of recent local measures in San Jose...
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Authorities recovered 79 young victims and arrested 104 last week in a national crackdown on child prostitution.
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This one last sold as a short sale in ’08. Apparently that wasn’t short enough.
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Ron Kramer, long-time executive director of Jefferson Public Radio and the guy with the ambition behind projects including the Cascade Theatre in Redding, says the fallout from a legal standoff between JPR and its kinda-sorta parent organization, Southern Oregon University,...
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You may remember this guy from a few years ago dancing all over the world. He's back and getting people to dance with him - even in North Korea.Stolen from supermatt41.
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A California Highway Patrol officer charged with having a cache of illegal guns, explosives, drugs and stolen driver's licenses at his Anderson area home, will have to wait until next month to find out whether he’ll stand trial after prosecutors and his defense attorney today asked for another delay in the case.
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The man who died after falling off a houseboat on Lake Shasta Friday night has been identified by the Shasta County Coroner's Office.
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An afternoon press conference is scheduled today to discuss Friday’s officer-involved shooting that killed a 19-year-old man in south Redding.
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Gobsmacked by the parade of heavily inked Redding residents the past few years? So am I. But whether you see the decline of civilization on the skin-art gallery at MarketFest every Thursday, you'll find this essay on tattoos' history fascinating....
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These poor schmucks were eating their cereal when out of nowhere they get stuck up at gun point and robbed of their delicious cereal. Things get ugly quickly. Warning this video is a tear jerker. The post Cereal Heist Goes Horribly Wrong
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Both lanes of southbound Interstate 5 reopened at 9 a.m. today after crews cleared a big rig that had jackknifed near Hooker Creek Road.
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Police said a Redding man who was on a parole for burglary was arrested this morning after stealing a pickup from inside the garage of a residence.
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Maintenance and construction on several highways in the north state could cause traffic delays today, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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It's going to be another unseasonably cool day today in Redding. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high temperature of 76 degrees with winds gusting up to 18 mph. They said skies should be mostly sunny during the day, but there's a 20 percent chance of showers after 11 a.m. The low tonight
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Back in 1933 when Lim's opened, Americans were afraid of Chinese food. It could be argued they weren't wild about the Chinese people themselves and the fallout from that fell on the food, but that's a discussion for another time and place.
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The U.S. Forest Service just might be the most insufferably inflexible bureaucracy in the paperwork-laden history of the federal government.
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President Barack Obama has reignited the immigration debate, saying his administration would no longer deport young illegal immigrants who had been brought to the United States as children.
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I was taught that we have laws to protect the innocent and to keep us safe in our community. If you break a law, there will be a consequence. How can we teach our children any leadership qualities when we pick and chose what a crime is?
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We would like to thank Sierra Pacific Industries for providing free conifer seedlings at the Shasta District Fair.
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If I was running for president, my speeches would be full of ways that I hope to find solutions to our problems. Our government has made a mess of things, but it is not as important how it happened. What matters is how we can turn it around and ensure it won't happen again.
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I predict that the local election for our new congressman is already a foregone conclusion.
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ANDERSON - A mountain lion was reported seen Sunday evening on the roof of a residence here.
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Far from his home in South Korea and bone weary due to flight delays and rerouting, retired South Korean Army Gen. Seung Woo Choi, 70, appeared fresh and re-energized in his crisply starched dress white parade uniform when welcomed Sunday in Anderson by more than 100 Korean War veterans and a like number of their family mem
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Local swimmers shrugged off fatigue and ended the Matson & Isom Certified Public Accountants Long Course Trophy Meet in Redding with their best finish of the weekend.
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The South County Sun Devils Under 17 American Legion baseball team wrapped up their first pool play going 1-2 in the USA Baseball Western Championships in Phoenix on Sunday.
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In 1912: The Southern Pacific Co. was giving special excursion rates to San Francisco and return on account of the biennial session of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. The time limit was 30 days from the date of sale, and the fare was $9.40.
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A strike that had been scheduled to begin Tuesday night at three north state hospitals, including Mercy Medical Center in Redding, has apparently been averted after a tentative contract was reached late last week.
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On a recent Tuesday afternoon, Grady Brox stood outside his barbershop on Redding's north side and soaked in the sun with a few of his loyal customers.
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ANDERSON - A mountain lion was reported seen this evening on the roof of a residence here.
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Firefighters are being called this evening to a vegetation fire off North Market Street and Benton Drive in Redding.
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In 1852 Mr. Hopping came to Shasta County and mined at French Gulch. While there he established and operated a butcher business and also mined for gold. He received the nomination from the Republican party for Sheriff of the county....
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The table.Dolmas and pan-roasted almonds with sugar & salt.Heirloom cherry tomatoes and green beans, waiting for salad greens.
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Summer is here, but the string of more springlike weather will continue today in Redding. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento say the high today should reach 75 degrees. The low tonight, they say, will drop to a cool 50 degrees. Expect an even cooler day Monday with a high of 74 degrees and a 20 per
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Portions of French Gulch Road will be closed for maintenance beginning on Monday, the Shasta County Public Works department has announced.
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Temperatures will climb into the 70s today under clear, sunny skies.
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Here we are, two summers in a row, still enjoying cooler weather than we could only dream about just a few years ago.
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It may be a long shot, but what small business today -- when breaking even each month is a reason to celebrate -- would pass on a chance to win $250,000?
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I've heard people complain bitterly about required safety measures. While problems are very rare, they can happen. I asked American Safari Endeavour Capt. Jill Russell for some safety tips to help passengers have an even better, safer time on their vacations.
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Many of the millions who've now watched in horror as a pack of 13-year-olds bullied their bus monitor, a 68-year-old grandmother, sat shaking with rage and thought: Kids these days.
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Critics of Gov. Jerry Brown's prison realignment plan loudly argued last year that the shift of responsibility for many "low-level" felons from the state to counties would swamp local sheriffs and probation departments, inevitably drive crime higher, and put lives and property in peril.
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The June 11 "Speak Your Piece," "Klamath science process is solid" by lead federal scientist Dennis Lynch, was almost pure Orwellian double-speak, which is the hallmark of the entire Klamath dam removal environmental review process. Lynch discredited arguments against dam removal recently advanced by whistle
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After I questioned the accuracy of science reporting and summary documents related to the Klamath Secretarial Decision, I faced systematic reprisal and my job as the Bureau of Reclamation's science advisor was terminated. Subsequently, I filed a scientific integrity allegation, and was invited to speak publicly about it
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The big story in this primary election, and probably this fall, will not be the candidate campaigns. It will be the lavish independent expenditures by all sorts of groups to elect favored candidates. We saw this in the primary; we'll see it in November. This is, of course nothing new, it has been going on for a long tim
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I watched as the helicopters and planes swooped in, and put out the fire in the Buckeye Canyon. It always amazes me how efficient they are, how quick they put out the blaze.
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I am not an expert or anything like that, but I wonder why so many of the inmates they are releasing are committing crimes right after being released. Why are they letting violent criminals out? I looked at the Shasta County online in-custody list, and I can see a ton of inmates who have been sentenced but are nonviolent. T
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The Churn Creek Bottom Homeowners and Friends wish to express our sincere gratitude to the 29,248 Shasta County residents who voted "No" on Measure A.
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As director of the shelter for the Shasta Women's Refuge, I am responsible for the oversight of our 26-bed shelter facility for women who are victims of domestic violence. I wholeheartedly support the urgent need for a psychiatric health facility that will assist victims with serious mental illness.
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Many of us enjoy the convenience of online shopping, but the risk of identity theft increases as we push information about ourselves into cyberspace.
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Summer is the time for fun in the sun (or the shade if you live with heat like we do), but it's tough when you have limited cash for leisurely activities. Here are some websites to help you be entertained on the cheap.
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The PURE Glass Bottle is a clear, reusable glass beverage bottle. Tall and sleek, it's tougher than regular glass, fully recyclable and BPA-free.
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Bob and Betty Axner of Palo Cedro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 9, 2012, at the Anderson River Park dining hall. The dinner was hosted by their family. They were married in Prairie Community Church on June 9, 1962. Bob and Betty both graduated from Enterprise High School. Bob worked at Rothers Auto Par
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Whenever I receive a phone call, or in this case an email, that begins with the words "I have some bad news," I know someone has died and I catch myself reflexively holding my breath as I wait for the rest of the message.
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Raylynn Ostrowski of Redding and Gregory Drake of Anderson are engaged to be married July 22, 2012, at Riverview Wedding and Event Center in Anderson. The bride-elect is the daughter of Daniel and Reanna Ostrowski of Redding. She graduated from Anderson High School in 2008 and is attending Shasta College to pursue a career
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Dear Straight Talk: I saw the movie "Bully" recently. Having had a taste of being bullied in high school -- and witnessing far worse -- it really affected me. I'm wondering if the panelists ever come to the defense of bully victims. Or do bullies still rule today's schools?
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Kiley Ray of Riverside and Stephen Daniel of Redlands are engaged to be married Sept. 6, 2012, at The Golf Club of California in Fallbrook. The bride-elect is the daughter of Cher Cattani and Ken Perotti of Redding; and Bob Ray and Cathy Ray of Shasta Lake. She is a 2001 graduate of Enterprise High School. She graduated fr
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Redding police caught a suspected car thief Saturday, but needed a police K-9 to help in the arrest.
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Dear Babe: I have a copy of a Saturday Evening Post from April 3, 1949, with a Norman Rockwell cover that is signed by Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams.— Barbara Fernandez, Fortine, Mont.The cover features Rockwell's "Three Umpires." With those signatures, this is worth $300 to $400, said Mike
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DISC GOLF
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Blevins gave all of self to athletes
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During the week of June 13-17, the Redding MissFits Bandits U-17 girls soccer team competed in the prestigious Western Regional Presidents Cup soccer tournament in Arvada, Colo. The Bandits qualified for this exclusive tournament by winning the Northern California Division 1 Presidents Cup title in early April.
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Jerry Green and David Dillinger featured the fast time in the Bombers division in the fourth and fifth rounds of the ASA Member Track Shasta Speedway season in Anderson last weekend at the Shasta District Fair.
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Q: Last year I drew an Area 6 antelope tag. While in camp I was talking with a fellow hunter who told me he drew a tag six years ago. He also told me he had a tag for this year and showed me an antelope he had shot that day. I told him I was surprised at his good luck in drawing so soon. He responded by saying he was just a
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Two days down and the wins are starting to pile up for local swimmers at the Matson & Isom Certified Public Accountants Long Course Trophy Meet.
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The start of the climbing season on Mt. Shasta means more rescue flights, more work for helicopter pilots who have to navigate the mountain's often turbulent weather conditions.
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Police chief blames prison realignment
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15 days may be lost from school year
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California's rodeo queen is a 14-year-old newcomer from West Valley High School. Come July, she'll be trying to lasso the national crown.
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Discover your own areas of limitation, fear, the cutting edge of new growth and personal insight in the beauty of nature with a two-night tent camping and half-day white water rafting adventure on the pristine Trinity River with licensed marriage and family therapist, Lynn E. Fritz.
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In 1912: Three months of undercover work by the Secret Service secured evidence against a swarm of "blind piggers" operating at Lamoine culminated in the arrest of seven Italian law breakers. Local officers had failed to get the necessary evidence owing to the tight lines of secrecy drawn by the illicit sellers of l
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Twenty-six miles is nothing.
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RED BLUFF — Sheriffs from nine Northern California counties on Saturday blasted government regulations and public agencies that, they said, have devastated their counties.
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A confrontation ended Wednesday with deputies finding methamphetamine and a gun on a man who a detective feared may have been attempting to take a family hostage in Lakehead, authorities said.
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Builders exchange offers 30 trade topics
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Stewardship Council to vote on PG&E plan
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A hiker missing for more than a week was found dead in Tehama County near where he was hiking, the Tehama Sheriff's Office has confirmed.
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Every year I have a dinner on the weekend closest to the Summer Solstice. It's out in my front yard. We hang out on the porch, drink wine and snack, then sit down at a long table in the yard and eat until late into the night.However, this year the weather is not cooperating. Usually it's quite hot. Today
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In 1880, President Rutherford Hayes and his entourage including General William T. Sherman, came to Redding. A grand reception was given to them at the Conroy Hotel complete with the musical renditions of the Redding Cornet Band. Hayes and Sherman...
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A confrontation ended Wednesday with deputies finding methamphetamine and a gun on a man who a detective feared may have been attempting to take a family hostage in Lakehead, authorities said.
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Firefighters quickly contained a small fire started by a squirrel shorting out a transformer near 3420 Sunset Drive this morning.
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Creative camera angles here. Shoot the woodstove through both hole in wall AND busted door.
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"Have you ever heard the quote that if every grocery store has approximately three days' worth of food at any one time for the people it serves, then if something were to happen to our food supply system, society would be just 9 meals away from anarchy?" Dr. Mark Stemen, Chair of the Board for [...]
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A tea party-sponsored gathering of 10 north state sheriffs is today at the Tehama District fairgrounds in Red Bluff. The event at 650 Antelope Blvd. is from 1:30 to 5 p.m.
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A fundraiser for the 3- and 4-year-old sisters injured in a car crash on Gas Point Road in March is today at the Mount Shasta City Park.
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Redding may get a few sprinkles today as a slightly cooler front continues to push through the region.
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It is no accident that Gov. Jerry Brown has wanted school funding to hang in the balance when voters decide whether to support his tax increase on the November ballot.
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My column last week on meth in Shasta County generated a goodly number of insightful and diverse comments. I believe meth (and its associated rot) is one of the biggest issues we face in the north state. But what to do? A sampling of ideas and perspectives from online readers:
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If Canadians are from Canada and Mexicans are from Mexico, then aren't "Ussas" from the U.S.A.?
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When criminal guilt is factually obvious, i.e. the Watson murder and attempted murder, the waste of time and money in legal proceedings should be dispensed with.
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Thank you for your article about the Sierra Pacific cogeneration plant, which on the surface seems like a good idea for wood waste.
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I am writing in response to Joseph Pearson's letter June 4, "Educate offenders to break the cycle."
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Eyeing continued growth in Shasta County, ER Energy will build a small propane distribution plant in north Redding,
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No suspects had been named Friday in the case involving the 18-year-old woman who gave birth to a boy via emergency C-section this week, the result of two men attacking her on a popular Redding trail.
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Swimmers gather in the big pool at the Redding Aquatic Center on Friday before the Matson and Isom Long Course Trophy Meet.
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The 24-year-old Burney woman arrested this month for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old boy told sheriff's detectives she thought he was 18, according to a sheriff's report.
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The parents of an 18-year-old Redding woman who broke her neck Wednesday in a car crash are trying to stay positive as they help their daughter recover.
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Redding police Friday arrested Christopher Hoffman, who was wanted in connection with last week's shooting at South City Park.
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Jamie Pincin and the rest of the Redding Swim Team are off to a hot start at the Matson & Isom Certified Public Accountants Long Course Trophy Meet at the Redding Aquatic Center on Friday.
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The Redding Colt .45s summer collegiate baseball team won its three-game set against the Neptune Beach Pearl, with a 3-2 win in the series finale at home Friday night at Tiger Field.
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Redding police shot and killed a 19-year-old man early Friday after they say he resisted arrest and threatened them with an "edged weapon," the Shasta County Sheriff's Office reported.
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A Cottonwood woman found guilty of three charges connected to beating a 7-year-old boy nearly to death in late 2009 was sentenced Friday in Shasta County Superior Court to two life terms plus nine years in prison.
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A 26-year-old homeless woman who pleaded no contest to child abuse and other charges was sentenced Friday to six years in state prison, according to the Shasta County District Attorney's Office.
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In 1912: Jaegel's Cafe had fresh frozen oysters, and spring chickens were a specialty item. Hot and cold lunches at all hours, fresh buttermilk from Edgewood Creamery, Porter and beer on draught from cold storage. Guckenheimer rye, wine brandies and old wines, Salem beer on draught.
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Today is a very important birthday. And I'll bet you didn't even buy a gift, did you?
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Rescue personnel are heading to the McCloud River arm of Lake Shasta tonight after getting a report of a possible drowning.
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Rescue personnel are investigating the possible drowning of a 27-year-old man who fell off a houseboat late Friday night in the Ycotti Creek area of Lake Shasta.
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Health grants help north state groups
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The cool temperatures will stick around today, although the morning will have a 30 percent chance of rain.
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Angela Jones, Redding
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A man said he shot with a BB gun by a neighbor after an argument, but deputies said the claim was unfounded, dispatchers said.
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Officers said they arrested two suspects Thursday in the kidnapping and rape of a woman from Oregon.
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Redding homeless activist Chris Solberg, on his blog, describes a strange little story. In a case sure to have local religious freedom advocates abuzz a man was charged by Anderson California Police Department for holding a sign by the road...
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Yes, the mystery man is Judge Eaton's grandfather Charles Behrens. The lucky winner is 'hoopdriver' who guessed him correctly at 9:07 a.m. Congratulations hoopdriver, you have won yourself a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro. Thank...
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Redding police say they have arrested Christopher Hoffman, who was wanted in connection to last week's shooting at South City Park.
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At least until November. Despite Democrat Robert Meacher's optimism as he counted the votes, updates apparently posted yesterday afternoon on the secretary of state's website show Rick Bosetti roughly 3,500 votes ahead. When I checked yesterday afternoon, the gap was...
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Dill grows so quickly that some foliage is ready to be harvested in only eight weeks. Plan to sow several crops in succession, three weeks apart, to assure a supply through the growing season. Dill tastes better picked just before flowers form. If you prefer to harvest dill seed, allow the flowers to form, bloom, and then g
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The color of your walls has a big impact on how the home looks and how the people in it feel. Designers offer tips on selecting colors and avoiding common mistakes.
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"Container Gardening for All Seasons" is a new book that offers directions for 101 designs for container plantings.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers suggestions for organizing a pantry with a challenging configuration.
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What can you tell me about organic controls for insects?
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This video did not end the way I thought it would at all. It caught me off guard but it was worth a laugh.Check out the Mentos Freshmaker homemade advertisement. The post Mentos The Freshmaker Backfires appeared first on
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Traffic is moving again on Highway 44 after police shut down traffic in both directions this morning.
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Who is this man? 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 of Redding's...
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Redding authorities are reporting there was a shooting early this morning.
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Authorities are reporting a big rig traveling south on Interstate 5 lost its load of asphalt.
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Eating local food is a hot topic across the country these days. But could it also provide an important boost for our local economy? On July 10th, one of the most experienced food system analysts in the U.S., Ken Meter of the Crossroads Resource Center (CRC), will present “Mount Shasta & Lassen Region Farm and [...]
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Truck loses its brakes and smashes out of control into multiple vehicles before rolling over and bursting into flames. The post Brutal Fiery Crash Caught On Dashcam appeared first on Daily Dump
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One Sol CD Release Party Special guests Upstate When: June 23, 8 p.m. Where: Maxwell's Downtown Eatery 1344 Market St. -from press release
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Awesome just awesome. Nothing beats the sound of some of these WW2 Aircraft.
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Bigger home, Tile kitchen, Greenbelt view, popular West Redding. Why so inexpensive?
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A Cottonwood woman guilty of three charges connected to beating a 7-year-old boy nearly to death in late 2009 was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to two life terms plus nine years in prison.
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A 26-year-old homeless woman who pleaded no contest to child abuse and other charges was sentenced today to six years in prison, according to the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office.
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The sun temporarily will be on break today.
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Owners name(s): Sharon Westphal, Rick & Janell Morgan Name of business/company: This N That Trading Post Date business opened: May 5, 2012 Location: 20633 Gas Point Road, Suite B2, Cottonwood (Holiday Shopping Center) Days/hours of operation: Tuesday – Friday 10:00 to 5:00, Saturday 10:00 to 4:00 What do you sell? Lar
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Officers surrounded a Redding house Thursday night where the suspect in Wednesday's truck stop shootings gave himself up.
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How's this for timing?
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"With respect to the notion that I can just suspend deportations [of immigrants brought here illegally as children] through executive order, that's just not the case, because there are laws on the books that Congress has passed." — President Obama, March 28, 2011
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Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature's current budget includes a pay reduction for every state employee with the intention that the governor will negotiate furloughs for every state employee. Furloughing every state employee has already proven to be wasteful. Why? The state pays full benefits for part-time work, plus th
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The Empire Hotel at Shasta was possibly the first Empire Hotel built in Shasta County.
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Authorities say they've arrested two suspects in a Palo Cedro home invasion in which two men were stabbed.
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A blaze started by fireworks Saturday scorched 7.5 acres of the Enterprise Community Park, including part of the People of Progress' community garden.
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Police say they're looking for two men who beat and robbed an 8-months pregnant woman near the Sundial Bridge on Wednesday night.
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A fundraiser for the young sisters injured in a car crash on Gas Point Road in March is Saturday in Mount Shasta.
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ANDERSON — Crime is down for the third year in a row, but an increase in calls for service has new police Chief Mike Johnson questioning whether the 2011 statistics released this week reflect what's actually happening.
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Police say they're looking for two men who beat and robbed an 8-months pregnant woman near the Sundial Bridge on Wednesday night.
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Assemblywoman Linda Halderman -- who represents the Fresno area, home of the other new veterans home that is at risk of being mothballed -- offers an update on the off-and-on budgets for the homes. Apparently they've been wrapped up with...
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Time will tell if a group of medical marijuana advocates upset over the city's ban on cannabis storefronts have collected enough signatures to trigger recall elections for three Redding City Council members.
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Redding's hotel business is mirroring a nationwide trend that sees demand for rooms up from a year ago.
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A Winnemem Wintu tribal leader blasted the U.S. Forest Service's decision Thursday to close only a portion of Lake Shasta so the tribe can hold a coming-of-age ceremony, claiming the agency refuses to close off land around the lake where the ritual will be held.
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In 1912: Male escorts for 3,000 Eastern Club women were wanted to go with them to visit San Francisco for 10 days. Professional escorts were to take them to and from meetings, theaters and church. Applicants were invited to call the Biennial Bureau of Information.
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Last week, I mentioned the top male athletes from the 2011-12 school year.
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The Enterprise High boys ski team was named the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Academic Team Champion for the 2011-12 school year on Tuesday.
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Shasta Orthopaedics will open its new 56,000-square-foot facility in downtown Redding on Monday.
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Four minors could be looking at charges of burglary and doing up to $10,000 worth of damage to a Burney business today, authorities say.
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Authorities say they've arrested two suspects in a Palo Cedro home invasion in which two men were stabbed.
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• Life is as good as your seat…box, bleachers… or stuck behind a column. • Neighbor siblings Ashtin and Austin bought a pot-bellied pig that became all belly. When she walks, her belly sometimes bounces off the ground. She makes me smile. • Stop using “actually" !!!!!!!! I’m willing to bet you a hamburger yo
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I was skeptical when I first read that Robert Meacher, the Plumas County Democrat who finished narrowly behind Rick Bosetti in third place for the Assembly race, held out optimism that he could close the gap. Turns out, though, that...
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Friends and family aren’t giving up on the search for a 40-year-old Redding man who went missing after a hike last week in the Manton area.
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In a Bell Long Ranger helicopter. A YouTube video (at 8X speed). Beautiful low-level views of the river and countryside....
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You might be able to see the International Space Station pass overhead. A space-inclined friend sent me the info here. Apparently the ISS will be visible in the north state for a couple of nights....
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TRINITY RIVER--The river continued to drop, but was still too high last week at 2,500 cfs, and the few anglers doing exploratory trips didn’t do well.
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Middletown was once located midway between Horsetown and Shasta, hence its name. Miners tore down the cabins in town in 1851 to wash the earth beneath them for gold. Middletown was a stage stop for the Hall & Crandall Stage...
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A Winnemem Wintu tribal leader blasted the U.S. Forest Service’s decision Thursday to close only a portion of Lake Shasta so the tribe can hold a coming-of-age ceremony, claiming the agency refuses to close off land area around the lake where the ritual will be held.
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Pass the ouzo. Bloomberg profiles the head of a hedge fund focused only on Greek stocks. His response to a skeptic: (George) Elliott, 39, responded by asking a few questions of his own, including whether the executive had invested in...
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Shasta County Secret Witness today announced up to $3,000 for information leading to the arrest of a 21-year-old man suspected of the attempted murders of three people Wednesday at the TA Travel Center off Knighton Road.
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I don't mean to spend the rest of my life arguing with Gary Cadd, whom I took to task in yesterday's editorial, but he responded yesterday on Free Fire Radio (big .mp3 download -- the relevant part begins around minute...
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Skip Murphy is right. You really should catch up on Boulder Creek Elementary teacher Alicia McCauley's blog about her trip to Uganda, which the R-S wrote about early this month....
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A man who stole a city of Redding truck led police on a chase through the southwest part of town, ditching the pickup and apparently evading officers.
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I need to bring Alicia’s excellent blog, Pedals and Pencils, to your attention. Redding teacher/writer/blogger Alica McCauley is spending her summer on an epic journey to Uganda. Her writing is always terrific, and has been even more interesting as the story unfolds.
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A pregnant Redding woman, who was assaulted and robbed Wednesday night while walking near the Sundial Bridge, has given birth prematurely.
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We love duplexes. Live in one half, while the rent from the other pays your mortgage.
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Authorities had a 24-year-old Red Bluff man in custody this morning after he led them in the early hours on a chase in a stolen vehicle across parts of Redding and rural Shasta County at times exceeding 90 mph.
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I've been a passenger on a couple of flights in my lifetime where the pilot gravely announces there's an emergency, and asks for assistance from those with medical experience. Those announcements always make my heart pound a bit, and I'll send up a little prayer for the poor soul, as I crane my neck to see the location
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A 30-year-old San Jose man charged with murdering an Oakland man last year near Anderson City Hall is due back this morning in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Delays are possible on some north state roads due to construction and maintenance.
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Temperatures will climb into the low 90s today, but Friday and Saturday are expected to bring cool temperatures and the possibility of showers.
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This is the strangest idea I've heard for draining the vast pool of underwater mortgages --- but apparently it's getting some traction in San Bernardino County. A mortgage firm backed by a number of prominent West Coast financiers is pushing...
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Redding is notorious for its summer heat. What better place to push the boundaries of keeping cool?
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In the age of eight-figure checks to super PACs, is it time for a constitutional amendment that could end this dangerous farce?
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Retired Redding eye doctor Faylon Brunemeier has been a regular at the Grand Buffet for some 10 years. He and a friend lunch there a couple of times a month. “What’s not to like?” he asks. “High quality, good prices, great variety.”
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For years Denese Owen traveled Hwy 99 from Chico to her job as a scrub at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Red Bluff and would dream of opening a drive through coffee shop somewhere along the way. Her commute shortened considerably when she moved to Tehama County, but the dream never died.
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It’s like a summer night at the drive-in theater, only there are no cars involved and admission is free. Every Friday at dusk, from June through September, a state-of-the-art inflatable screen goes up in a community park and families gather to watch movies from the comfort of lawn chairs and blankets.
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Marc Beauchamp's column Saturday piqued my interest because of experiences I had while teaching high school art. The illegal drug scene began to take hold in late 1960s, progressively becoming more problematic in public schools.
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Should we elect Doug LaMalfa as our U.S. congressman? LaMalfa has repeatedly attacked big government and government spending, but has received more than four and a half million dollars in farm subsidies in the past 17 years.
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I thank Marc Beauchamp for his thought provoking column Saturday on meth.
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Sculptor Guy Veryzer "excavates undiscovered objects in the hidden sites and tombs buried in his unconscious." When one looks at the painted decoration and sculpted figures adorning the objects from this imaginary civilization, they seem to unlock the mystery of a narrative tale. The animals are joyful and innocent. Smiles
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Recent increases in violence and drug activity at South City Park caused Redding police to conduct a second crackdown there Wednesday.
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Personally, I think he will. But Plumas County Democrat Robert Meacher -- and Lassen County's Brian Dahle, who realistically must figure to have an easier time in November against a Democrat than against a fellow Republican in the conservative district...
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When I was about eight or nine, for reasons I don't remember now - if indeed I ever knew them - I found myself one day at the home of a woman named Allen Bender (yes, that was her name) who took in foster children, though I did not really know at the time what that meant. I knew she had a young teenage girl living with her
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Foothill High football coach Bryon Hamilton has been known for his tough defenses, high-flying offenses and wizardry on the gridiron.
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Several north state rodeo contestants had top performances at the California High School Rodeo Association state finals in Bishop, June 11-17.
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The owners of a pit bull mix that bit a woman in the face got a reprieve Wednesday when the lone member presiding over a Redding panel that hears these cases voted to spare the dog's life.
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Connie Heemeyer and her grandchildren Christopher Williams, 4 (left), and Caden Williams, 2, watch the shadow of the Sundial Bridge as it moves over the noon hour marker Wednesday on the first day of summer.
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Authorities say they're searching for a Redding man who shot an innocent bystander and tried to shoot two other people in an attempted robbery early Wednesday morning.
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It didn't take long Wednesday for a Shasta County Superior Court judge to order a Redding man to stand trial on charges he assaulted his mother and tried to set her hair on fire.
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When Paula Masterman got confirmation this week the Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park had been granted an official reprieve, she had several reactions.
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Police arrested an Anderson woman who they say left her infant unattended outside in the Wednesday afternoon heat.
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In 1912: C.C. Bidwell, a candidate on the Republican ticket for supervisor in District 3, drove to this city. His daughter, Viola Bidwell, who had been visiting here several days with friends, would accompany him home.
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Join the military and see the world.
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When a local group purchased IASCO Flight Training last month, keeping the commercial pilot school in Redding, plans to add a parallel runway at Redding Municipal Airport throttled up.
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A gathering of 10 north state sheriffs in Tehama County on Saturday is expected to be the biggest yet of the town-hall style events sponsored by local tea party groups.
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Headquarters' structural, sewer issues alarm staff
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$9 million expansion set to start in 2013
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Law enforcement officers Wednesday night were investigating a vehicle accident involving a silver four-door Honda that was stolen in an earlier carjacking.
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It was snowing for a few days and when it stopped, I grabbed my paints and searched for a location in town to paint.  It was a beautiful day.  This painting is of a home located in Mt. Shasta call the Sullaway house.  I have included some pictures of the painting in several stages so you [...]
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Anderson police are looking for a man who fired a gun into the air while being chased by two other men.
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Police arrested an Anderson woman who they say left her infant unattended outside in the Wednesday afternoon heat.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A-, AB- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood. Platelet and plasma donors also are needed.
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Hitchhiking ticks can pose risk to health
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Alcohol use and abuse is an ongoing problem on many high school and college campuses. And that includes athletes.
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Staying hydrated and cool is very important in the heat of the summer.
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Money for a new mobile outreach clinic for Shasta Community Health Center and large skillets to help Anderson Union High School prepare food were among the projects to receive funds from the Shasta Regional Community Foundation.
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Q. When you hear people making fun of other faith traditions, what do you do?
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Some days, what passes for debate and discourse gets very depressing. Hooray for our side, as Stephen Stills wrote. But like Anne Frank, I still believe that most people are good at heart. Restoring your faith in hum
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When I think of either of these men, I always think of the other because of the 'butter' in their names and because their occupations were basically the same - land developers. Charles Butter was originally a goldminer who arrived...
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Firefighters put out a pool that was on fire earlier today about an hour after the fire started and spread to nearby landscaping.
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A 33-year-old ex-prison inmate was arrested early today in Red Bluff but quickly released from Tehama County Jail, Red Bluff police said.
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Shasta Orthopaedics announces the opening of its new orthopaedic building at 1255 Liberty St. in downtown Redding. The construction of the state-of-the-art orthopaedic center consolidates under one roof three Redding medical facilities: Shasta Orthopaedics’ main office on West Street, The Shasta Ortho Spine Institu
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On Carl and Linda Bott's radio show this morning Sheriff Tom Bosenko explained why it's taking him so long to hire staff to open the closed floor of the county jail -- a lot of otherwise qualified candidates are "washing...
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Fire crews have extinguished a spot fire burning in vegetation just off southbound Interstate 5 north of Knighton Road, a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection official said.
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You and every other voter, but Tony Quinn says you should just get over it. Attempts to reform the money out of politics have failed. He does, however, offer a solution to the shadowy "independent expenditure" campaigns that have proliferated...
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Home values in an area can get a big boost by reducing the amount of violent crime, according to a new study by the Center for American Progress. Communities that reduce violent crimes by 10 percent could potentially see billions …
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Credit.com recently featured some of the biggest mistakes home buyers often make. Their list included: 1. Trying to fix credit scores before buying a home. Home buyers may do more harm than good if they don’t consult a financial expert …
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Today is the deadline to RSVP for a weekend event to benefit the Shasta Women’s Refuge.
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Note to self get tannerite and 12 gauge pump action shotgun for this weekend. I am amazed by the huge explosion and the noise made by the target getting hit by the AK47.
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As I reported in today's paper, May home sales were punctuated by Shasta County's first million-dollar transaction this year. The $1.2 million deal on Camino Del Encina Drive also was the first home to close for seven fig
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A pair of Corning residents told Tehama County deputies Monday their properties were burglarized sometime over the weekend.
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If you enjoy aircraft as much as I do specifically aircraft used to fight fires you should check out the Fire Bomber Facebook Group. Be sure to check out all the great pictures and feel free to share any photos of your own on the site. http://www.facebook.com/groups/FireBombers/
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This promo video is creative and hilarious. Wish I could have seen this first hand.
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Wow, here’s a big modern home on some choice view acreage. But it’s a fixer now.
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One of the standing jokes where I work is, if you don’t like what’s going on, wait 10 minutes and things will change. Several weeks ago after driving my three hours to work on a Monday morning, I was asked if I would like to go to Bend, Oregon for the week. Visions of brew [...]
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Today will be sunny, hot and breezy, but those conditions should make way for weekend temperatures in the 70s.
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Workers are asking drivers to plan for potential delays due to construction on several north state roads.
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a man who they say shot one person and tried to shoot two other people overnight at the TA Travel Center off Knighton Road.
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Shasta County's engineers might have thought they were just applying for a modest grant to study groundwater in an area where shortages have stymied development and talk of a water-bottling plant has stoked fierce controversy.
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President Obama's latest political ploy — granting new "rights" out of thin air, by executive order, to illegal immigrants who claim that they were brought into the country when they were children — is all too typical of his short-run approach to the country's long-run problems.
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The way to move forward and restore California to greatness is by creating jobs. Most people agree with this principle, and even Democrat Legislators give the concept lip service. Unfortunately, the decisions made over the years by the Legislature have only deepened our economic troubles and contributed to California's
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A Redding man who told police he simply wanted to go to Hat Creek was arrested late Monday on suspicion of carjacking and other charges after he allegedly stole a vehicle that was parked in front of the Shasta County jail.
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In 1912: Zeis & Sons offered 2 gallons of purified water daily for 50 cents a week or $1.75 a month. They were doing this in response to residents concerned about the quality of the water supply.
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SHASTA LAKE — Ousted Councilwoman Dolores Lucero lashed out at Mayor Ron Dixon during Tuesday's council meeting, claiming the city leader isn't doing his job and lets city staff control him.
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Redding police Tuesday identified a second suspect in last week's shooting at South City Park as 25-year-old Christopher Hoffman.
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RED BLUFF — A Red Bluff man accused of swiping a Red Cross donation container at a convenience store was arrested Tuesday after earlier breaking free from officers and pulling a handgun from his waistband as he ran away, police said.
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Man accused of killing aunt, gravely wounding uncle
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Shasta County will pay up to $3.4 million annually for a new psychiatric hospital after supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a three-year contract to run the facility.
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Redding will pay more than $1 million under a settlement that leaders say will spare the city from paying heavier fines tied to the release of possibly harmful pollutants into the Sacramento River.
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The median price for new and existing homes in Shasta County in May nudged up as sales in the area hit a five-year high.
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Crews contain fires in Redding, Anderson,Tehama County
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Crews contain fires in Redding, Anderson,Tehama County
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On one of youth soccer's biggest stages, the Bandits made an unforgettable bid at a regional championship.
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The increasing popularity of high school football reminds us that it's never too early to start talking about the sport.
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The Redding Colt .45s lost to the Bend Elks by one run on Monday night, 11-10, in a summer collegiate baseball matchup at Tiger Field.
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Second Helpings thrift store in Redding is celebrating its anniversary this week with discounts.
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Anyone who has lost a close friend or family member knows that what a difficult, painful, and overwhelming time it can be. The Jesrani Law Firm is often asked to help our clients through the probate process when a loved one dies, but probate isn’t the only thing you’ll have to think about; in fact, it may not eve
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Two fires in Anderson this afternoon kept firefighters on the go.
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Firefighters were battling two blazes in Anderson this afternoon, one a building on Spring Gulch Road and a vegetation fire in the Anderson River Park.
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A house fire in Tehama County spread into the grass nearby early this afternoon, scorching around 85 acres three miles north of Red Bluff, firefighters said.
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Redding police today identified a second suspect in last week’s shooting at South City Park as 25-year-old Christopher Hoffman.
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Remember the dustup between Jefferson Public Radio and Southern Oregon University that led to the sacking of JPR boss Ron Kramer? It's getting worse, the Mail-Tribune reports. The Jefferson Public Radio Foundation would lose any connection with JPR's network of...
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Here are some pictures of today’s fire in Redding,Ca. Unfortunately I didn’t have a zoom lens with me.
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Shasta County supervisors this morning unanimously voted to pay up to $3.4 million annually for a new psychiatric health facility.
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An about 20-acre brush fire near Buckeye Terrace and Clay Street in Redding that's threatening a nearby subdivision and apartment complex and has the entire Redding Fire Department committed to quashing the blaze was sparked by kids playing with fire, according to firefighters.
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Shasta's Excelsior Hall was built in 1857 on the top floor of R. J. Walsh's fireproof brick building at Shasta. It became known as Armory Hall during the Civil War and served as a storage place for guns and ammunition...
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RED BLUFF – A Red Bluff man who allegedly swiped a Red Cross donation container at a convenience store was finally arrested today after earlier breaking free from officers and pulling a handgun from his waistband as he ran away, police said.
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Lindsey Bonner and Bertil Smith
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Jack and Joan Ures
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A Red Bluff man out of prison on parole was arrested early Sunday after he was found in possession of two switchblades, methamphetamine and a glass smoking device following a traffic stop, sheriff's deputies said this morning.
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There once was a man from Nantucket, who kept all his cash in a bucket. At least $399K, in 2005.
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RED BLUFF - A Tehama County man who was apparently stabbed early Sunday morning following a party is not giving sheriff's deputies much information in order to find and arrest the alleged suspect.
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A 27-year-old Redding man who told police he simply wanted to go to Hat Creek was arrested overnight on suspicion of carjacking and other charges after he allegedly stole a vehicle that was parked in front of the Shasta County jail.
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The Oregon man accused of murdering his aunt and nearly killing his uncle during a vicious June 8 attack at the couple's west Redding home pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder charges this afternoon in Shasta County Superior Court for further arraignment.
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What inspired you to open this business? All things related to paper, pens and color have been a passion of mine since I was just 3. I discovered scrapbooking shortly after our first child was born, our daughter Mackenna, who is now 13. I wanted a place to channel all my creative energy that others would enjoy coming to a
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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council meets today to possibly adopt a two-year budget that drops spending by about $14 million from the previous two years.
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Redding will be sunny and hot again with temperatures climbing to 92 degrees today. Tonight’s low is expected to drop to 62 degrees, the National Weather Service in Sacramento reports. Prepare to salute Wednesday, the first day of summer, with a near triple-digit reading. Look for a high of 98 degrees in the day and a low
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The Redding City Council decides tonight whether to accept a tentative settlement with state water regulators over pollutants released into the Sacramento River.
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Shasta County supervisors this morning will vote on a contract that would let a Sacramento-based company start a new psychiatric health facility in the county.
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The Oregon man accused of murdering his aunt and nearly killing his uncle during a vicious June 8 attack at the couple's west Redding home is due to be back this afternoon in Shasta County Superior Court for further arraignment.
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Suffering such profound mental illness that a person needs to be essentially locked up for treatment is an awful thing for patient and loved ones alike.
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If there was one message that went out strongly from the early June votes on local pension changes in San Jose and San Diego, it was this: Private sector workers are tired of seeing six-figure pensions go to some public employees while their own pensions are steadily cut or become increasingly uncertain.
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Tom Elias ("Whose UC is it going to be?") correctly noted that rising tuition is the result of state disinvestment in higher education. State funding for the University of California has declined by 60 percent during the past 20 years. It's now the same as it was 15 years ago, when there were 75,000 fewer studen
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Re: "Birth certificate fight isn't lunacy" Mitch McConnell, ranking Republican of the U.S. Senate, said immediately after President Obama took office that his main goal for the next four years was to make sure that President Obama was a one-term president.
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I extend my thanks to all those voters in Supervisorial District 4 who exercised their right to vote.
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Driving north the other day on Interstate 5, I passed a disabled vehicle on the side of the road.
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This is in response to Rhonda Hull's complaints about problems encountered in trying to use the Redding library.
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In 1912: The new flour mill at Cottonwood was nearly completed and ready for business. The big structure loomed up proudly and was substantial proof of what can be done in Cottonwood in a short time.
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SACRAMENTO — A lawsuit against former Shasta County District Attorney Jerry Benito and three others is going to cost Shasta County $855,600 following an out-of-court settlement reached on Friday.
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Redding can expect just one near-triple-digit day this week, as summer should begin on a cool note."The headline is 'One more warm day on Wednesday and then we have much cooler days on the way,' " said Darren Van Cleave, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.
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MANTON — Tehama County sheriff's detectives are investigating a report of a missing 40-year-old Redding man after search-and-rescue teams found almost no trace of him during the weekend.
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Don Bird, a Rancho Tehama community activist, political gadfly and court-deemed "vexatious litigant," has a new cause — to have a judge weigh whether California fishing licenses are unconstitutional.
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After nearly a decade sending mental health patients out of the county for hospitalization, Shasta County may get a new psychiatric health facility by the year's end that officials estimate would save the county $800,000 annually and give clients more convenient treatment.
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Paul James Borders, 45, who was found dead near the Sacramento River Trail in Redding last week, died from a fall, according to spokeswoman Mo Hern of the Shasta County coroner's office.
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Rook McElvain, 4, of Redding, on Monday looks at a jungle carpet python being held by Amber Davis, a natural science educator at Turtle Bay Exploration Park. Turtle Bay hosted a special Venomous Day that featured venomous creatures such as rattlesnakes and tarantulas as well as nonpoisonous animals such as the python. Venom
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The Redding Police Department's Explorer scouts placed third in one category and fourth in another last weekend at a competition in Las Vegas.
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Kinda-sorta tagged by magsmom. Do this if you wanna.1. What's your favorite day of the year? I don't have a favorite day, like June 12 or February 7. The best days are unplanned and not expect
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Voyager 1, launched when Jimmy Carter was president, is about to enter interstellar space and apparently is still sending back data. Amazing. Read this update from Space.com. NASA can sure build spacecraft that last. Wish they made sneakers....
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Can't find your car in the parking lot? Immediately forget the name of someone you just met? Take advantage of a unique opportunity to improve your memory from Chester Santos, one of the top memory experts in the country. Join us for Maximize Your Memory, a free workshop provided by Mountain Caregiver Resource Center.
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This, the first elderly generation that bought off on: We can do this, that is, both work and not have any impact on the family. Look how much more we'll be able to afford? The kids will be just fine.
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Locals win second place in Nations longest continuous annual air rally.
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Beautiful West Redding home! Park-like setting, large covered patio overlooking the pool and mature landscape. Functional floor plan features a formal dining room, formal living room, large kitchen that opens up to family room. Recent upgrades include flooring, tile, carpet and wood floors.
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A vegetation fire on Sunday torched three large, plastic water tanks and burned nearly 2 acres of land in the area of Oak Run.
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Paul James Borders, 45, who was found dead near the Sacramento River Trail in Redding last week, died from falling, a spokeswoman with the Shasta County Coroner's Office said.
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A 21-year-old Anderson gang member was sentenced Monday to more than 12 years in prison in connection with the March 2011 assault of another man, prosecutors said.
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A few years ago my Spiritual Director shared a riddle with me and then sent me away to ponder the riddle until our next meeting. Here is the r
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Introduction We have come together to celebrate the anniversary of the marriage of Marc and Lori. As we join them in their joy, we join them also in their gratitude. God has set them among us as a sign of His love and through the years, they have remained faithful, and have fulfill
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Last Monday, we published an Op-Ed by Dennis Lynch, an official with the U.S. Geological Survey and lead scientist on the Klamath Basin settlements. He took issue with several statements Paul Houser, the scientist who briefly worked for the Bureau...
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MANTON — Tehama Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a report of a missing 40-year-old Redding man after search and rescue teams found almost no trace of him over the weekend.
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California deficiency judgment..how does it affect you or does it? First, let's define Deficiency Judgment. A deficiency is the difference between the principal balance due and the amount received, providing the amount received is less than the amount owed. Whether the bank can pursue
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Thunderstorm? Yeah right! This is obviously another cover up by the government. This is totally a mushroom cloud! Trust no one! Fight the system!
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Look at the amazing reactions of the fans. The man crying around 1:20... that would be what I'd do.
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I cringed a little when I watched this crazy rally car crash. Needless to say that little Ford Fiesta took quite a little tumble. If the car had been a Volvo the driver could have driven away from that crash.
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Something tells me this car won’t pass an emissions test. This is the dirty burnout.
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This guy is either crazy or drunk when he interrupted this interview at the US Open this weekend. Either way I thought the cray man’s performance was flawless. This is truly an amazing prank.
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Alright my fellow nerds and geeks alike. Here is another Nerd Gallery 2.0 feature for your viewing pleasure.
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This lovely Tahoe Style home once was listed for $575K. Get it for about half price now.
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I've been a passenger on a couple of flights in my lifetime where the pilot gravely announces there's an emergency, and asks for assistance from those with medical experience. Those announcements always make my heart pound a bit, and I'll send up a little prayer for the poor soul, as I crane my neck to see the location
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SACRAMENTO – A jury may decide today how much in punitive damages former Shasta County District Attorney Jerry Benito and three co-defendants will have to pay a former director of the Shasta County Victim Witness program who sued them in 2006.
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It's going to be warm today in Redding, but not compared to this weekend's triple-digit highs. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento say the high for the day should reach 92 degrees. Tonight's low should drop to 63 degrees. Expect temperatures in the 90s for most of the week as well, even dropping into
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I truly play the game like this. Although if I hadn’t seen this guy fight I honestly would not believe him to be the dovahkiin. Still an awesome video, they put great work into it.
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The city has never mustered the resources to develop a vacant park site on Hemingway Street in northeast Redding, and this spring the City Council sensibly agreed to sell the land.
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We are in the political season, as anyone with even a faint pulse knows. It seems hardly a season; it seems never-ending. The season is laden with extremist statements, exaggeration and some outright lies. Many wish it over. The head-fakes, lies and misleading statements will continue beyond the November elections, though,
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Ray Bradbury, an American author whose books were astounding, who saw into our travails and failings with an insight that could make you shudder, is dead at 91. His works aren't. They live, and one of them, "Fahrenheit 451," will live as long as people bother to visit with uncomfortable truths.
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Gary and I both like sweet potatoes, but we don't use them much in the hot summer. That's because we think the best way to cook them is to roast them with skins on in the oven. But when the temperature climbs over 100/37, we hate to turn the oven on.But when made into a cold salad, sweet potatoes require only a
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In 1912: Mt. Bally would soon boast a cozy cabin on its topmost peak. A lookout station was established there the previous summer by the forest reserve and proved to be a great help in the fire season. The cabin would be built on West Weaver Bally and would be occupied by George B. Reid and family. He had been appointed fir
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Two investigative reports are shining a light on the pervasiveness of office politics at Redding Electric Utility's customer service department four years ago.
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Families flocked to the Shasta District Fair grounds in Anderson on Sunday to celebrate Father's Day and soak up one final day of fun at the annual event's closing day.
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Seventy-two-year-old Mike "Griff" Griffin of Redding is no stranger to the healing powers of water. Especially if there are fish in it.
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The Redding MissFits FC Bandits under-17 girls soccer team went to overtime in the Regional IV Presidents Cup championship match in Arvata, Colo., on Sunday, before falling to Arsenal Royal Colorado, 3-1.
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Firefighters are battling a 2 to 3-acre blaze off Rusty Lane near Maynard Road in Palo Cedro.
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It's been four months since I retired and there are still not enough hours in the day to do everything I want and need to do, or at least feel like I need to do. The actual necessity of some of those things is up for debate.When I look around my messy house and neglected overgrown yard, it sometimes just feels s
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The following story was sent to me by fellow blogger Marc Beauchamp. It is written by Robert O'Brien and published in today's Chronicle: THE LOST CABIN MINE The strange story of the Lost Cabin Mine, and the grizzly bear skeleton...
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From an LA Times piece today: In the first raid, Orange County sheriff's detectives hit a Dana Point marijuana storefront, the San Clemente home of its director and a "stash house" he allegedly maintained nearby. In the two homes, they...
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When you are underwater, does it matter whether a swimming pool is aboveground or inground?
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"To Plant A City," the locally produced documentary about organic food producers in the Redding area, has been accepted at the upcoming San Francisco Frozen Film Festival. So I learned from an e-mail sent out by one of the short...
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Benton Airpark will host its annual Father’s Day Aviation Day from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the air park, 2600 Gold St., in Redding.
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Temperatures in the north state are expected to climb to 104 on Father's Day today before dropping into the 90s for the rest of the week, according to the National Weather Service.
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A few years ago, I thought it would be really exciting to ride to the top of North America and to the tip of South America.
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Father's Day is a special day, a day for pampering Dad; it's also a day for remembering. My father, Arthur Miles Dunlap, was born in 1900; he died in 1975 and I am certainly remembering him today. Listed as my father, I've always called him Dad.
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Words send messages. And the message that the California Legislature is sending to hunters is that they are a decidedly lower priority for the state of California.
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Fathering a child is easy enough. Being a father — not so much.
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It's an unfortunate situation that contains a civics lesson for all of us. I am referring to the Winnemem Wintu Tribe's request to the U.S. Forest Service to close a portion of the McCloud River while the tribe holds a coming-of-age ceremony.
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An open letter to Randy Moore, Pacific Southwest regional forester for the U.S. Forest Service.
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The bureaucrats of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service apparently view themselves one level above God in their newly proposed spotted owl recovery plan, as they scheme to destroy one species' population in an effort to benefit another. In the new spotted owl "recovery" plan, they are proposing to manipulate Mothe
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If you think "The Book Stops Here," the most recent novel by Ian Sansom about a librarian and lots of books, sounds dull, you're absolutely, totally wrong.
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Allyson Hill and Rory Greek, both of Redding, were married March 31, 2012, at St. James Lutheran Church in Redding. The ceremony was followed with a dinner and dance reception at Riverview Golf and Country Club in Redding. Dr. William Giovanetti officiated. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Pamela Hill of Redding.
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Brooke Visser and Adrian Winter, both of Redding, are engaged to be married July 6, 2012, at TBS Ranch in Palo Cedro. The bride-elect is the daughter of Marty Visser of Redding and Lori Tandy of Redding. She is a 2007 graduate of Redding Christian High School. She earned an associate degree in business from Shasta College.
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Don and Carmen Saylor of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 23, 2012. They were married on June 23, 1962, in Manhattan Beach. They met in July 1961 and were married in Manhattan Beach. They moved to Redding in June 1964. Don retired as an electrical engineer from PG&E and Carmen continues to wor
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To learn how to be of value at your job is essential to success.
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My daughter, Payton, has always possessed a knack for making friends. From the time she was little she could develop a new best friend just about anywhere: the neighborhood park, the doctor's office, waiting in line at a checkout counter, basically any place where she would rub shoulders with other children.
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm about to graduate and my best friend, "Lorraine," is pulling away from me. She doesn't call much anymore and when she does, we only talk 15 minutes, not our usual hour. Conversations are not as deep and she is quick to pick fights. In the cafeteria, she doesn't wait for me anymore. I know she is prob
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The Shasta Public Libraries offers a way to get a peek at the books that have just arrived each month.
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President Obama likes to talk about jobs for Americans, but he knows very well that (according to Pew Research) illegal immigrants hold at least 7 million jobs in our country.
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President Barack Obama came under fire last week when he suggested "the private sector is doing fine." GOP challenger Mitt Romney and his allies criticized the president as being "out of touch" with the concerns of voters struggling in a slow-going economy. "The president doesn't understand how his p
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A warning to my neighbors on Calexico Drive and Oasis Road: My place was robbed June 8 or June 9 of a year's worth of world stamps.
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On Wednesday my son and daughter-in-law took their 3-year-old for her first Shasta District Fair experience.
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Dalton Kelly puts baseball movies to shame.
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