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July 28th, 2012

California Highway Patrol officers are reporting that a man was killed this evening in a traffic accident in Trinity County.
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A bicyclist reportedly died this evening when hit by a vehicle in the Old Station region of Shasta County.
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Fred and Ann Meyer, of Redding, didn't pay that much attention to the clause on the title report to their home that said "private open space."
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Paesano Days is ready to roll. Sons of Italy Shasta Lodge's popular three-day event brings boccie ball, music, craft booths and generous helpings of spaghetti, cannoli and meatball sandwiches to Anderson River Park this week.
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At any given meeting, there can be a few tense moments.
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DUNSMUIR — Ex-mayor Peter Arth is threatening to sue the city should council members decide Monday to postpone the third in a series of planned water rate increases, according to a letter sent Friday to current Mayor Arlis Steele.
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Motorcycle wreck closes I-5 for hour
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When Connie Best arrived in Mendocino County during the Redwood Summer of 1990, there was war in the woods.
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Five months after Cottonwood fire Capt. Mark Ratledge was killed as he tended to victims of a freeway crash, Jennifer Hobbs finds it hard to discuss the aftermath of her fiance's death.
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Yesterday's mystery photo was Elias Anderson, the man Anderson is named for. Elias was a rancher, farmer, hotel owner and the postmaster of the Anderson Post Office. He purchased the American Ranch in 1856 and built the American Ranch Hotel...
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Q: Some of my tomatoes have reached full size, but a couple of them have brown spots on the bottom. What's going on?
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Now that our daughter is 3, I have been wanting to make a chore chart for her. I remembered from Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace class that Ramsey talked about hiring your kids for jobs rather than just giving them an allowance. So, with that in mind, I set out to make Malea a chore chart.
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We recall this last as a short sale, listed and in contract for $265K. Get it now for more.
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Besides good soil, and a good design - a garden needs plants that will not only look beautiful for as much of the year as possible, but also be well-suited to the places in which we live and the conditions in which we place these plants - this is true of ornamentals as it is [...]
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Deceptive strength and intellectual prowess.
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Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women’s soccer team are coming off an emphatic come-from-behind win and are hungry for more.
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The North is more flexible than an Olympic gymnast.
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A week’s worth of practices, building relationships and creating memories has come to an end. All that is left is one football game.
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Megan Rapinoe has scored her first Olympic goal, and notched her third assist of the summer games.
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Go ahead and watch this 28 minute video. It might help you get a feel for the issue. Ask yourself this question--who owns your seeds? click here...
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Roadwork will take place around the north state today, some of which could lead to delays.
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Grab that bottle of water. More hot and dry days are ahead for Redding. Today’s high will reach 95 degrees, and there will be warm breezes in the afternoon. Tonight’s low will be 62 degrees with south southeast winds becoming calm. Temperatures will climb over the next three days under a beating sun. The National Weathe
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Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women’s soccer team are coming off an emphatic come-from-behind win and are hungry for more.
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Does the Community Corrections Partnership — the unwieldy board steering Shasta County's management of the felons who now fall under local jurisdiction — need help? Well, it needs something. The past nine months' results speak for themselves.
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In Redding these days you can't leave your car unlocked for even a minute. Here's what happened to a neighbor about 7:30 one morning last week.
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Republicans talk all the time about how we can't raise taxes on the "job creators." Let's talk about who the real job creators are. It is not the rich, the corporations or even small business. It is you and I, the American consumer, and our spending power.
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I am surprised at myself when I realize I am still Republican. In fact, I am a lifelong Republican. Never registered anything but Republican. Both my parents were "Eisenhower Republicans." My mother's people were Republicans (abolitionists) back when the GOP was liberal, and they did not think compassion (libera
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An Anderson man and guardian of two children is in custody after authorities say they found violent child pornography on his computers and online chats in which he discussed torturing and eating children.
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office this week made four arrests across two days in connection with ongoing animal abuse that allegedly resulted in the death of two horses.
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Anderson police chief issues call for citizens patrol
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Two arrested at DUI checkpoint
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It has been noisy around Benton Airpark this summer, and it has nothing to do with tiny aircraft zooming up and down.
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Coffee shop to expand with new location
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County residents with a beef over fire code requirements for new construction now have a place to seek relief.
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Redding's retail sporting goods landscape is getting more crowded.
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Hot Shots marks first year with party
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In the state of Texas, cities are allowed to levy special sales taxes specifically for economic development -- sort of a redevelopment fund, only it uses a transparent sales tax instead of the voodoo of "free" tax-increment financing that California...
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Renee Tomer and Joey Maggio
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Corin Armenta and Jeff Huelman
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Janell Arsenault and Bryan Weber
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It's been well-documented, the plight of small-city airports and how many have fallen of the radar of airlines.
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Natural, organic and essential oils are words that consumers have become familiar with. Whether they apply to food, personal care or cosmetics, we've come to expect a level of quality when we hear or see these on the packaging.
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Editor's note: Chapter 7 in Monty Hight's Alaskan adventure finds him in Wiseman, Alaska. For previous installments, go to Redding.com and search for "Where's Monty."
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Linda Sabo and Ricky Miller
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Caitlin Shanley and William Getchell
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There is that old adage pets are the reflection of their owners. Pet owners are well aware of how much time and effort it takes to train their four-egged pooch to be well-behaved.
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This summer our family headed to the Southwest for our camping trip.
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm 17. I've graduated from high school and will attend community college this fall. I have a boyfriend, but I'm not allowed to hang out at his house because he lives with his dad. My parents say they need to meet his dad first, but they never do. Even then, they say there will be restriction
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A recent day found me driving home tired and hungry in the early afternoon after a long bicycle ride in the countryside.
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Finally we have a winner. At 5:28 p.m. tiny_1 guessed the mystery man correctly - it is Elias Anderson, the man Anderson is named for. Congratulations to tiny_1 who has won a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in...
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A motorcycle wreck has shut down southbound Interstate 5 just south of Lakeshore, said officers with the California Highway Patrol.
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Stanley Wiencek, Redding
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Richard M. Langworth, Moultonborough, N.H.
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Ra Richardson, Redding
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Clifton Seago, Shasta Lake
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Gary Brown, Nevada City
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Dee Wilson, Anderson
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Jeanne Tomascheski, Millville
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C.T. Carden, Redding
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Janet Klaassen, Redding
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Bob Wilkinson, Lake California
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Two major events that could decide the fate of Klamath salmon recently occurred. First, the Department of Interior decided to analyze putting extra water into the Trinity River to avert a possible fish kill. Second, the California State Water Resources Control Board decided to let Warren Buffett's PacifiCorp, the owner
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Robert Boyer, Redding
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Troy Stark, Shingletown
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A misdemeanor battery charge was filed today against a 70-year-old Lakehead man in connection with the death of an 81-year-old Paynes Creek man following a June 11 fight in the parking lot of the Redding Costco, Shasta County District Attorney Stephen Carlton said.
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An Anderson man and guardian of two children is in custody after authorities say they found child pornography on his computers and online chats in which he discussed torturing and eating children.
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Three people were taken to Mercy Medical Center with major injuries after a crash on Crystal Creek Road early this afternoon.
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A correspondent e-mailed: Just wondered if you can fill me in on all of the dirt being hauled in around Benton Airpark and the old land fill site. It seems like it's a 24 HR. show. Didn't know what the...
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Interesting and contrary take from a group of forest researchers at the University of Wyoming. High Country News reports: The conventional wildfire wisdom goes something like this: Western forests are out of whack due to past fire suppression and logging...
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Redding is getting another sporting goods store. Dick’s Sporting Goods will open a store next year in the Hilltop Pavilion shopping center next to Trader Joe’s.. Greg Geertsen, managing director of Hilltop Pavilion landlord Merlone Geier Partners, said the national chain will operate a 48,000-square-foot store and shoul
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You can also connect and follow the Law Office of Anand "Lucky" Jesrani on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. By following us, you'll be able to stay up to date on news, updates, information, and other announcements we may have.  Facebook: [https:]Twitte
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office this week made four arrests across two days in connection with an ongoing animal abuse investigation that resulted in the death of two horses.
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Who was this important middle-aged 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...
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Cal Fire crews have been dispatched to Happy Valley for reports of a vegetation fire.
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Reuters feature (here) on Gov. Jerry Brown and how he wants to get "sh--" done, asking voters to approve a tax increase while also pushing a bullet train and big water projects. Will Californians say, ''Basta!"? Excerpt: "The national equivalent...
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Timothy Egan of The New York Times waxes poetic about the effects of the removal of the Elwha Dam on Washington's Olympic Peninsula. It's the largest dam ever dismantled in the United States --- though I believe the Klamath dismantling...
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Two drunken drivers were arrested Thursday night during a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint conducted by Redding police.
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A 20-year-old man was stabbed in the abdomen following a fight with two men early today.
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The ACLU does, happily, even if liberal politicians who are making public displays of their enlightenment have forgotten about it. From Fox News: As Chicago became the latest city to tell Chick-fil-A it isn't welcome because its president doesn't support...
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Redding’s popular electronic musician Craig Padilla has a new CD released on the Spotted Peccary label: You can
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Here’s a unique small home on acreage in the woods. We’re told the property borders Cedar Creek. Representing the bank/seller’s inter
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Moon is a fantastic science fiction movie that was released in 2008. It stars Sam Rockwell.Moon, your Video Friday:
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Have you ever had that moment when a song is speaking directly to you so completely that it makes the hair stand on your arms and brings tears to your eyes? That happened to me on December 26, 2001. There we were, coming down over the pass and heading south on I-5, a little family [...]
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Roadwork will take place around the north state today, some of which could lead to delays.
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Today’s forecast calls for plenty of sunshine and a temperature high of 94 degrees. The National Weather Service reports winds will be calm, becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low of 63 degrees. The weekend temperatures will be in the mid-90s. Saturday will be sunny and slightl
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It's a common rap on the periodic drives — including the current "Reach Higher Shasta" — to lift the college-going aspirations of local high school students: Not every kid belongs in college; the interests, aspirations and learning styles of many young people just don't mesh with traditional high
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A generation ago, it was the three I's. A presidential challenger's obligatory foreign trip meant Ireland, Italy and Israel. Mitt Romney's itinerary is slightly different: Britain, Poland and Israel.
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The state of Colorado has determined that after proper vetting a citizen of Colorado will be issued a permit to carry a concealed firearm for self-defense.
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Who caused this unbelievable slaughter of Americans in Colorado?
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If only a few movie patrons in Aurora, Colo., had been packing a weapon, there would have been a greater probability of fewer deaths and sparing the expense of a trial.
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The photo of the Aurora suspect on the front page of our paper made me sick.
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The Oregon man charged with murdering his aunt and nearly killing his uncle during a savage attack at their upscale Redding home is skipping his preliminary hearing.
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The U.S. Marine at the heart of an alleged attack on a pregnant 18-year-old Redding woman that police say was an attempt to force her to miscarry his unborn child was on the verge of tears Thursday as he was arraigned on attempted murder and other criminal charges.
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Redding police say it still is too early in their investigation to look through their files on missing people in light of the human remains discovered Wednesday by people clearing a homeless camp.
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Rodeo season in Redding isn't over yet.
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Defense prepared for aerial assault
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Champions rise to the occasion.
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The North Valley Rapids 12-and-under softball team is headed to Western Nationals to finish its season.
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Those who choose to use the bankruptcy laws most successfully are generally those with the best attitudes and the proper perspectives. As one writer asked, “Is the glass half empty, half full, or twice as large as it needs to be?” Bankruptcy can be a negative, a positive, or can simply be the right response to your s
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Man arrested after alleged threats
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Redding police say it still is too early in their investigation to look through their files on missing people in light of the human remains discovered Wednesday by people clearing a homeless camp.
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A Lassen County man sentenced in 2010 to a dozen years in prison for a 2008 DUI traffic crash that seriously injured three Palo Cedro teenagers and also injured a Redding girl is getting a new trial.
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A controversial new depression treatment that uses magnetic waves to stimulate serotonin production in the brain is now being offered in Redding.
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Glass installation class at builders
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Crews are mopping up a series of fires that broke out this evening in Happy Valley in the area of Palm Avenue. The first blaze was dispatched just after 6 p.m., a CalFire spokesman said. The largest of the four fires was two acres. Three outbuildings were partially damaged. There are no reported injuries.
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There were many Chinese gardens throughout Shasta County. They were considered to be an outstanding agricultural industry. The Chinese were excellent gardeners and their vegetables were highly sought after by the county residents and were sold almost as fast as they ripened on the vine.
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Agency: Turtle Bay Exploration Park
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The U.S. Marine at the heart of an alleged covert attack on a pregnant 18-year-old Redding woman that was carried out so she would miscarry his unborn child was on the verge of tears Thursday as he was arraigned on attempted murder and other criminal charges.
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Actually Jeffersonstatepost.com, launched in early June, covers 16 counties in the mythical state of Jefferson. Heard the publishers this a.m. on the Jefferson Exchange radio show. Sounds like they're taking the Enjoy magazine approach -- a focus on community, upbeat...
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Redding police took a 35-year-old man into custody today after he allegedly threatened to harm employees at City Hall.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are cut, endanger and hazard.Sins of the FleshSanders was drinking coffee from his I (HEART) Schipperke mug and I knew that shit was going to cost me at least 12 pokes, but then I remembered that it was well after 8 a.m. and the ratio of cheap vodka to coffee was pro
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On Thursday July 26, 2012, at 8:49 am, Officers responded to 777 Cypress Ave., Redding Ca. (City Hall) in regards to a male adult subject making terrorist threats to employees. Upon arrival, officers determined that the suspect (Maxwellstaley, Christopher, 35 years old of Redding) had left City Hall on foot after providing
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Ford Motor Company is recalling nearly 500,000 SUVs on the heels of a series of reports by ABC15 (KNXV) Phoenix Investigators.
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E. Franck & Co. is that non-descript beer bar located directly across Main Street from the French Gulch Hotel. From the street, you'd almost not realize the importance of what's inside. When the historic green iron door is closed that...
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I know that sounds kind of dirty, doesn't it? No, that would be revolving positions...tedwords posted about political venting publicly, here on LJ and on FB, and the kinds of responses one might ge
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On Wednesday, July 25, 2012 a community clean-up crew supervised by the Redding Police Department located human bones while eradicating a transient encampment near the Sacramento River. The camp was on the east side of the river near the Cypress Street Bridge. Investigators utilized the Human Identification Lab from Califor
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Let me start with the fact that I have to watch my diet to keep my blood sugar regulated. And since I work with so many diabetics, I find it important to tell you that sometimes the diabetics are confused over what to eat to help stabilize their blood sugar.
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Ageism is the tendency to discriminate against older people because they are considered too weak and unhealthy for employment, health care resources or even our attention.
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Nothing is better during the summer than a get-together with great food and barbecuing with family and friends. Keep everyone safe by washing hands often and keeping cold foods cold and hot foods hot.
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The Oregon man charged with murdering his Redding aunt and nearly killing his uncle last month gave up his legal right today in Shasta County Superior Court to have a preliminary hearing.
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One lane of Interstate 5 is blocked near the Shasta Caverns off ramp near Shasta Lake after a vehicle crashed into the center divider in the northbound lane, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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A community clean-up crew Wednesday found human bones while clearing a transient camp on the east side of the Sacramento River near the Cypress Avenue Bridge, Redding police said today.
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Shasta County chemtrail activist Dane Wigington is a guest speaker at a big chemtrail conference in LA next month, an event headlined by Roseanne Barr. Wigiington's topic: "Geo-Engineering -- Why You Should Care." The gathering, Aug. 17-19, will be held...
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Our state senator had been promoting a plan -- both in the Legislature and via ballot initiative -- to seek a second public vote on the high-speed rail bonds. No more, apparently. From the Fresno Bee: Former Republican Congressman George...
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Police, who were dispatched to a traffic collision on Highway 299 and Dry Creek Road, report the two vehicles involved have been pushed to the sides
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Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward in identifying the robbers who stole from two couples in the early hours of Tuesday as they walked on Redding streets.
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On Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at nearly 9 p.m., officers of the Redding Police Department responded to the 3100 block of Bechelli Lane for a report of a stabbing victim in the area. Officers found a 30-year-old female victim suffering from a single stab wound to the right side of her abdomen. The suspect, a 33-year-old Red
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All right, folks, stay with me. we’re going to get a little technical and detailed here, starting with some vocabulary and definitions. Hepatitis – inflammation of the liver Acute – you’re visibly ill and showing symptoms Chronic – long-term, ongoing disease or illness - can follow an acute phase or occur without
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Roadwork will take place around the north state today, some of which could lead to delays.
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Temperatures will stay in the mid-90s today. The National Weather Service’s forecast calls for sunny skies, a high of 94 degrees and light winds in the afternoon. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low of 61 degrees and continued light winds. Heading into the weekend, the hot, dry weather continues. Temperatures will be
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The Walters Road overcrossing along Interstate 5 in Siskiyou County was opened Wednesday, state Department of Transportation officials said.
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A slight cooling trend will hit the north state starting today. Expect a high of 95 degrees in Redding, according to the National Weather Service.
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A 30-year-old Redding woman is in fair condition this morning after she sustained a single stab wound to the right side of her abdomen overnight.
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Northern California environmental politics all too frequently provoke discordant shouting matches where the two sides — farmers and anglers, loggers and Sierra Club trail junkies, dam builders and whitewater rafters — have such different values and even "facts" that it's hard to make sense of the noi
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TEL AVIV — Walk through Levinsky Park near the central bus station here and you might think you were in another country. African men, and some women, occupy every inch of a low stone bench in the brutal sun. Blankets are stashed in the branches of a eucalyptus tree, to be retrieved at nightfall. For block after block
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The best part of going out for breakfast is ordering things you’d rarely if ever prepare at home -- like eggs benedict, waffles or the sinfully rich french toast with blueberries, raspberries and whipped cream I had a week ago at the new Sweetie’s Cafe on South Market Street.
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Singer and songwiter Casey Johnson started singing to Brooks and Dunn in a car seat in the back of his mother's Honda. He couldn't speak too well but when that tape came on it was time to rock. When Casey was 9 years old he got his first hand-me-down guitar from a cousin. He didn't even know how to tune it, but played it al
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It may only be a 15-minute drive from west Redding, but once you pull up to the Igo Inn, you’re noticeably out of town. That’s a good thing for those looking for a little escape. To enhance the experience, the Igo Inn has been serving up live music by some of the top musicians in the area on Friday and Saturday nights.
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Russel Baba has been practicing the ancient Japanese folk art of Taiko for 40 years and he still has difficulty finding words to describe it or what occurs when a thunderous ensemble of drummers gather at the base of Mt. Shasta to perform.
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Friday's Record Searchlight editorial appears to advocate the creation of a massive retail-based city in the remote Oasis area of Redding.
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The Jukebox Festival this past weekend was the best entertainment event to hit town in the 20 years I've lived here. Where else could you have seen two star-packed days of entertainment for 130 bucks? I recently paid $75 for a balcony Cascade seat to see the Lyle Lovett show.
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California's prison population has dropped to levels not seen in 16 years and fewer realigned offenders are failing to report to probation.
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On July 24, 2012 in the early morning hours, two separate armed robberies occurred in Redding. The first took place on Hilltop Drive and was followed by an additional armed robbery on Hartnell Avenue at School Street. (See below.) The suspects used similar type weapons in each robbery and had similar physical descriptions.
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Jay Lund, director of UC Davis' Center for Watershed Sciences offers a commentary on today's Bay Delta Conservation Plan announcement in the form of an extended metaphor: Like an old house that needs remodeling to meet today's needs, California's water...
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One key to a successful offense is familiarity.
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Chris Collins simply wanted to win.
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Foothill grad sets up 2 goals against France
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Rogue Fights has done it again.
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The Redding Colt .45s beat rival Humboldt Crabs 10-1 in Arcata on Wednesday night.
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Independent contractors who bailed out a local concert promoter "in way over his head" are questioning Allan Folino's business methods after the abrupt demise of the Jukebox Music Festival in Anderson Sunday.
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There was little enthusiasm Wednesday among north state officials for state and federal officials' proposal to build massive tunnels to carry Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta water to Central and Southern California.
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Goldwing Riders offering event
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One of two U.S. Marines charged with attempted murder and other charges in connection with the June 20 attack on an eight-months pregnant Redding woman near the Sundial Bridge pleaded not guilty Wednesday during his arraignment in Shasta County Superior Court.
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DUNSMUIR — The City Council will meet Monday morning to discuss water rates on the heels of an increase that went into effect this month.
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A Shasta Lake man accused of having sex earlier this month with an intoxicated 15-year-old girl during a camping trip in the Pollution Point area of Lake Shasta pleaded not guilty to three felonies this week in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Racist graffiti to be scrubbed clean
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Don't expect a sunken galleon, but this treasure map will lead to the bounty all the same.
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Way out on Wildcat Road on top of the hill on the south side above the Battle Creek Bridge stood a dance hall in 1895 built by the Patterson brothers. A few years later it was destroyed by fire. Instead...
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U.S. Forest Service firefighters quickly contained a fire that broke out this afternoon near Trinity Lake.
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The following are on-going volunteer opportunities listed under "Volunteer Opportunity of the Week" in the paper on Fridays. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY — Friday Date Here, 2012 Agency: American Cancer Society Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteer drivers needed for the “Road to Recovery” program. Training Available: Training
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The north state's assemblyman (for a few more months) has been quiet about the emerging plans for an overhaul of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta's plumbing. But this morning he came out guns-ablazin'. THE PERIPHERAL CANAL A BAD IDEA THEN -...
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Take a special tour of the historic home built in 1852 and discover how pioneer/prospectors Charles Camden and Levi Tower re-shaped the landscape to create a home for their family and an “oasis” for the many travelers during and after the California Gold Rush.  After the tour of the home, try your hand at finding [...]
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The Chief Probation Officers of California released this morning a report on the first six months since prison realignment went into effect.
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Prima Donna Bongo Band performs Saturday, August 4 from 7 to 10pm at Vintner's Cellar (1700 California Street, Redding).  You will hear folk rock and Americana originals as well as other tunes you may recognize ranging from Van Morrison to Dylan with stops at Joni Mitchell, The Band and Stevie Nicks along the way. Guitars,
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The U.S. women's soccer team, starting Foothill High grad Megan Rapinoe at midifielder, beat France 4-2 in Glasgow, Scotland, this morning as Rapinoe had two assists.
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An Anderson man, who fled from police during a traffic stop, was taken into custody Tuesday.
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Well, we’ve established that the kitchen cabinets are empty. Quick, take a picture.
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It was 103 degrees Sunday afternoon when my doorbell rang unexpectedly and I met Sally Good for the second time. She looked smaller and more pale than I recalled. Her hair looked almost too perfect to be real. I first encountered this petite, talkative woman about a year ago after she arrived on my doorstep [...]
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Roadwork will take place around the north state today, some of which could lead to delays.
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Today’s high will reach 94 degrees, the National Weather Service is forecasting. Winds will be calm and become south southeast at 6 mph this morning under clear, sunny skies. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low of 62 degrees. Expect a repeat of temperatures on Thursday with a light breeze. The 90-plus degree weather c
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Temperatures will hover around 96 today under sunny skies. The National Weather Service is reporting that today's high will be near 96, with south winds that could reach 7 mph in the afternoon. Temperatures will cool off to around 62 tonight as a southeast wind blows at up to 8 mph. Thursday will be sunny, with a high
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California Highway Patrol offices in Siskiyou County will be holding an open house today for youth interested in a career in law enforcement.
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The 2012 Summer Olympic ceremony isn't until Saturday, but Palo Cedro native Megan Rapinoe and the rest of the U.S. Women's soccer team opens the 2012 London Olympics against France today at 9 a.m. in Glasgow, Scotland.
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My cousin Nancy and her husband (Glenn) and their beautiful children came from North Dakota for a visit. We had so much fun with them and simply love their children.
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Once every four years, the very best of the world's best athletes gather for competitions that test their immense talent and dogged training, defining the world's elite. The Olympic Games are an astonishing spectacle of physical prowess, a pageant of flag waving where national pride flows from the precision of a gym
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Since so many in the media cannot resist turning every tragedy into a political talking point, it was perhaps inevitable that (1) someone would try to link the shooting rampage at the Batman movie in Colorado to the Tea Party, and that (2) some would try to make it a reason to impose more gun control laws.
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Reading your story of Deputy Mark Potts, and the suppression of his First Amendment rights by Trinity County, I was shocked and amazed by the actions of his superiors. His thoughtful constitutional interpretations on firearms, drugs, and county sheriff's jurisdiction should be welcome in a free country such as this.
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President Obama took over two years to release his birth certificate, whose authenticity is still questionable. He still hasn't released his school records. And he has the nerve to demand that Mitt Romney release his tax records.
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Quite a few years ago, my wife and I moved here to Shasta County. A short time after arriving, we started a small dump truck business. We did this on our own with our own and our family's money. No one started the business for us or provided any pre-arranged avenue for our success. I personally spent hours in the truck
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I don't watch a lot of television, but I do get a kick out of watching; "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?" What is particularly interesting is watching educators — teachers and education administrators — answer the questions.
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A big thanks you to all the people that were close by to help on Tuesday, July 10, about noon when my husband, Bill, got his shoe caught on the curb as he was stepping up on to the sidewalk in front of the mailbox post office near the Lake Boulevard Raley's store.
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Shasta County may hire an administrator to help handle the low-level offenders back on county supervision through a controversial state law, the latest step in a public discussion about the local lagging execution of Assembly Bill 109.
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In 1912: The state highway commission debated whether the McCloud or the Sacramento canyon route should be used for the road north from Redding. They ordered a survey from Redding up the McCloud River, crossing the Sacramento at Antler, thence along the Sacramento River to Dunsmuir, Sisson, and stopping at Coles on the Oreg
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The brother of a Marine accused of attacking his former Redding girlfriend in an effort to cause her to have a miscarriage so he wouldn't have to pay child support told police his brother "couldn't take the chance" of the baby being born.
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More than two dozen members of a Central California Scout troop were pulled from the Sacramento River in Redding on Tuesday after their canoes tipped over and sent them into the chilly waters.
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Redding police are investigating a pair of overnight armed robberies that targeted people on foot and occurred half an hour apart.
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The Marine at the heart of a June 20 attack against his pregnant ex-girlfriend has been extradited back to Shasta County.
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RED BLUFF — With nut crops leading the way, Tehama County's agricultural value in 2011 surged to a record for the second time in as many years.
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A 29-year-old Red Bluff man has been arrested after he attempted to cash a check stolen from a home in Richfield, north of Corning.
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A study four years in the making found high school seniors, including a group from Shasta County, were more likely to go to, and stay in, college after taking part in a career program that grants college credits.
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The annual Beef 'N Brew at Cone & Kimble Plaza in Red Bluff invites novices and professionals cooks to compete in the beef appetizer cooking competition.
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Shasta County supervisors grilled state water officials at a special workshop Tuesday afternoon as concerned members of the public aired their fears that the county soon will be robbed of its own water if environmental concerns are given weight in policy-making.
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The median sales price for a home in Shasta County in June jumped 11 percent to $169,000, its highest level since it was $175,000 in September 2010, DataQuick Information Systems reported.
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Family members need not watch when Austin Lobsinger wrestles their loved ones.
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Women open Olympics today
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The Redding Colt .45s wrapped up its 17-game homestand with an 8-2 loss to the Walnut Creek Crawdads at Tiger Field on Tuesday.
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There's been a Trader Joe's community here on LJ for a couple of years, but the old moderator closed out her LJ and since then, the community has been overrun with Russian spammers who would close off comments, making it impossible for anyone else to go in and remove the spam.I finally got sick of it and message
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A dead bear was reportedly found in the westbound lane of Highway 299 about 23 miles east of Redding, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Marc's right. Sheriff Tom Bosenko told the supervisors this morning that of 12 new guests in the reopened section of the Shasta County Jail, four of them have -- between them -- 30 outstanding warrants. Good to have a healthy...
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Highway 299 is open after firefighters spent most of the afternoon battling a hay truck fire that reportedly spread to nearby vegetation in Burney.
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The quiet little town of Dana is located 14 miles northwest of Fall River Mills. Its first post office was established in 1881 and discontinued the next year because of too few customers. It is named for pioneer saw man...
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Redding City Clerk Pam Mize has thoughtfully decided this year to post regular updates on the city's website about who has taken and candidate papers for the November council election and who has returned them. Unfortunately, there's not much to...
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Redding police are investigating a pair of armed robberies that targeted people on foot and occurred half an hour apart early today.
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More than two dozen members of southern California scout troop were pulled from the Sacramento River in Redding on Tuesday after their canoes tipped over and sent them into the chilly waters.
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Had breakfast this morning with an RPD cop after his graveyard shift and he said he'd picked up a burglary suspect early this morning who joked as he was put in the cruiser that he'd be back on the street...
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The California Highway Patrol is reporting that a vehicle rolled over in Cottonwood.
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Redding police will conduct a sobriety and driver license checkpoint on Thursday.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SACRAMENTO RIVER, Red Bluff — Salmon fishing was spectacular between Hamilton City and Red Bluff for the first few days of the season but tapered off to two to four fish a boat toward the end of the week due to heavy pressure — still worthwhile.
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A 29-year-old Red Bluff has been arrested after he attempted to cash a check that was stolen from a home in Richfield, north of Corning.
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Color me surprised that this new law needed passing --- and wasn't enacted long ago: Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Monday a measure that would ban elected officials - from Sacramento down to the smallest city or school district...
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Traffic is returning to normal on Interstate 5 in Red Bluff after some backups reported this morning.
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Firefighters are responding to multiple reports of a structure and vegetation fire in Road Mountain Road.
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Blue skies, smiling at me, nothing but… hm, looks familiar. Oh. Listed for sale 13 times since 2001. Ordinarily we post a few more images if we
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Deep down, many of us often wish we felt “happy” all the time, or at least more often than we do. Who enjoys feeling badly? Most of us long to be at peace and content. At some level we know this is unrealistic and yet we strive for it. And when we fail, as we invariably do, we not only feel badly; we feel badly about fe
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Roadwork will take place around the north state today, some of which could lead to delays.
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The sun will continue to scorch Redding. It will be another hot and sunny day, with temperatures reaching 96 degrees, the National Weather Service reports. Tonight, skies should be mostly clear and cool at 62 degrees. Temperatures are expected to drop a few degrees but still hover in the 90s through the remainder of the wee
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Shasta County supervisors will hold a special afternoon meeting today to discuss regional water issues facing the county.
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PORTLAND, Maine — Navy investigators have determined that a civilian laborer set a fire that caused $400 million in damage to a nuclear-powered submarine because he had anxiety and wanted to get out of work early.
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The Redding Vipers U12 baseball team won its division Sunday at the All World Sports World Series in Carson City, Nev., beating the Concord Patriots 22-21 in seven innings to cap a 6-0 tournament.
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Facing a powerhouse is never easy.
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Enemies are now friends.
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Artists, concertgoers and vendors were still baffled and upset Monday over the last-minute cancellation of what was supposed to be the biggest music festival to hit Shasta County in years on Sunday.
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Calling what happened "embarrassing," Anderson Chamber of Commerce manager Debe Hopkins hopes her community won't be stigmatized by Sunday's debacle at the Anderson Jukebox Music Festival.
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So, what else are they hiding in Sacramento?
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Your editorial Wednesday on the climate consequences of biomass burning omitted some important facts.
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Sierra Pacific Industries, the largest landowner in California, settled a lawsuit for negligently causing a fire in 2007 that burned over 65,000 acres, including public lands in the Plumas National Forest.
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Leaving one's hometown is never easy, but it's often necessary in order to find better opportunities. My family and I are leaving Redding for just this reason, and I wanted to take a minute to say goodbye. In the 30-plus years that I have lived here, I have enjoyed Redding's natural beauty and have also seen the
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The sunflowers that smiled for two weeks on my kitchen table stopped smiling today.
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Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko on Monday announced the lights are back on for half of a jail floor he closed in 2009 when finances got tight.
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A 29-year-old Anderson woman pleaded not guilty Monday to charges she helped arrange the June 20 attack on a pregnant Redding woman on the Sacramento River Trail near the Sundial Bridge.
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California Department of Fish and Game officials are seeking information from the public that can help game wardens solve a deer poaching incident last week in Anderson River Park.
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A 9-year-old Weaverville girl was accidentally shot in the elbow on Sunday, according to the Trinity County Sheriff's Office.
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Shasta County supervisors will hold a special afternoon workshop today to answer questions and address concerns over the imminent water war facing the north state.
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Buz's Crab in Redding has closed its doors.
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Dr. Gupreet Sandhoo (center) talks with volunteers Monday at the Good News Rescue Mission. Sandhoo has been funding and preparing an authentic Indian meal twice a year at the mission for 11 years. "A lot of people need help," Sandhoo said. "We are just giving the community what we have, and we are so blessed." Sanhoo gets
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A California Highway Patrol officer accused of possessing child pornography took a photo of a young girl's fully clothed crotch in the classroom of the Anderson school where his wife teaches, CHP investigators said in documents filed in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Registration has started for the 2012 Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce Business Expo.
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In 1912: The state highway commission agreed to route the state's new $18 million highway on Market Street through Redding, provided the city and county would build a suitable bridge across the Sacramento River at or near Reid's ferry. It now rested with Redding and Shasta County to divert the highway from crossing
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This morning, very early, I stopped by fallulah71's house, where she gave me three rather large baskets full of plums. That was a very good thing.Unfortunately, after that I had to deal with my bank, a
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To submit photos for consideration in the Scene! page email jskropanic@redding.com with the name of the person who took the photo, the first and last name and town of residence of the people in the photo from left to right, the date, location and name of the event.
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California’s lone wolf, OR-7, who has been trotting around the north state counties since December, has finally made his way into Tehama County.
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A 29-year-old Redding man pleaded no contest Monday to two counts of oral copulation with a child 10-years of age or younger.
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A 9-year-old Weaverville girl was accidentally shot in the elbow on Sunday, according to the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office.
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California Department of Fish and Game officials are seeking information from the public that can help game wardens solve a deer poaching incident that occurred in Anderson River park last week.
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AURORA, Colo. -- Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes appeared despondent and drowsy in court on Monday, his first public appearance after his arrest in a shooting at an Aurora movie theater that killed 12 and injured dozens more.
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Firefighters this afternoon quickly contained a vegetation fire with nearby downed power lines near Highway 299 and Lower Springs Road just west of Redding.
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NASA reports that Sally Ride, America's first female astronaut, has died.
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Buz’s Crab in Redding has closed its doors. The downtown restaurant, which attracted locals and tourists for its seafood menu and fresh crab delivered in season by the truckload, ended its 44-year run after dinner Sunday.
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Exquisite beauty from our space station, set to inspiring music. Turn it up. Breathtaking! View from the ISS at Night from Knate Myers on Vimeo. The Earth. It’s Really Redding.
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A 29-year-old Anderson woman pleaded not guilty Monday to charges she helped arrange the June 20 attack on a pregnant Redding woman on the Sacramento River Trail near the Sundial Bridge.
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The Women’s Refuge ran this ad Sunday in the Record Searchlight thanking us for being a major sponsor of this terrific and very successful fundraiser. We in turn are thanking the many people an organizations who helped us raise money for this meaningful cause.
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The sheriff’s office in Trinity County reports it recovered the body of a 19-year-old man who fell off the roof of a house boat.
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Saw a rumor on Twitter today about a $1.4M foreclosure home coming. Buy this one for less.
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Jukebox Music Festival promoter Allan Folino blamed poor walkup ticket sales and safety concerns for the decision to abruptly cancel the final day of the concert.
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Q. What is your perspective on psychic phenomena and their source? Buddhist scriptures depict occasions on which the Buddha walked on water, flew through the air, read people’s minds, etc. Such supernormal powers were thought to be inherently potential in human nature. But the Buddha taught that it was better to develop c
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A California Highway Patrol officer accused of possessing child pornography took a photo of a young girl’s fully clothed crotch in the classroom of the Anderson school where his wife teaches, CHP investigators said in documents filed in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko this morning announced the lights are back on for half of a jail floor he closed in 2009 because of tight finances.
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That's right "scum", how else do you describe people that take children and prey on the weak and impoverished ?To date, we have not come across a morally obligated family law attorney in Shasta County, if your out there speak up and help. It is absolutely astounding how these judges, attorneys, mediators, attorn
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[www.courts.ca.gov]According to the above fact sheet, Temporary judges are meant for emergency assignments in the event of illness or other such circumstances, for up to 60 days; not 18 years as in the case of Jack "The Hitman" Hal
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Redding police arrested a 38-year-old man Sunday night after finding several magazines for various handguns and numerous different types of ammunition during the search of a vehicle he was driving.
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Roadwork will take place around the north state today, some of which could lead to delays.
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Today should have very similar weather conditions to Sunday's in Redding. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento say the high will reach 101 degrees, while the low tonight should dip to 65 degrees. The sky will be sunny, they said. Expect highs in the upper 90s for most of the week after that, and highs
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AURORA, Colo. — University of Colorado officials were looking Sunday into whether James Holmes used his position in a graduate program to collect hazardous materials, but school officials weren't saying whether they knew the suspect in a movie theater massacre was anything more than a hard-working student.
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Sacramento Valley water users from Redding south scored a major legal touchdown last week. But the clock hasn't even close to run out on the north state water game.
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Mitt Romney presents voters an enigma. The enigma arises from his frequent about-faces on important issues. This has come to a head with the health care law. During his four years as governor of Massachusetts his defining achievement was Romneycare. He was proud of this achievement and Romneycare became the model for the Af
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My son won a scholarship to the Fly Shop's Fish Camp, which your paper advertised a few months ago.
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The Rapinoe family would like to send out a heartfelt "thank you" to our local community for the love, support and encouragement they have shown toward our family and daughter Megan.
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Thank you, Assemblyman Jim Nielsen and Sen. Doug LaMalfa, for co-authoring SB 2078, which makes it against the law for a police officer to have sex with someone in police custody.
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An agency devoted to providing preschool and help to needy families in Shasta and Tehama counties is bracing for additional cuts under the state's budget.
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ANDERSON — What was supposed to be one of the biggest musical events of the year in Shasta County ended abruptly Sunday afternoon as Jukebox Music Festival promoters prematurely shut down the concert in Anderson, leaving crowds of outraged country music fans demanding answers.
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In 1912: J.O. Welsh, founder of the town of Mott, arrived in Redding. His town has declined greatly, but Mr. Welsh still claims it as his home place and is thriving by raising berries.
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Separate fires erupted at a Redding home and an apartment building within about 35 minutes early Sunday morning.
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Casey Meroshnekoff of Red Bluff won this year's national bareback riding championship at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo., while Jesse Stratton of Palo Cedro came in ninth in girls cutting.
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On July 30, 1912 the Anderson school board let the contract for putting another story under the present school for $1,977. Plans called for the present school building to be jacked up and a second story put underneath it on...
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What was supposed to be one of the biggest musical events of the year in Shasta County ended abruptly on Sunday afternoon as Jukebox Musical Festival promoters prematurely shut down the concert in Anderson, leaving crowds of outraged country music fans demanding answers.
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Is anyone else getting hit by spammers this weekend?I have had three spam comments and all of them post some damn YouTube video about something happening in Portugal. Thus far the culprits are proplasmoc
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Separate fires erupted at a Redding home and an apartment building within about 35 minutes early this morning.
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The Mossbrae Music Festival continues today at Dunsmuir’s Botanical Gardens.
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Today will be hot in the Redding area with a high near 101, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service.
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In the beginning he was just a little bird that couldn't fly. So it wasn't long before I nicknamed him Hopalong Casually.
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Here's a test. I say "People you can count on." You say ... "drug addicts"?
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Why are Sierra Pacific Industries and others on the hook for more than $100 million to the federal government?
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I predict that within the next year, the number of Californians on SSI will outnumber California citizens on CalWORKs. This is truly alarming because it will represent the first time in our state's history that SSI has a greater population than CalWORKs. This is a serious issue for taxpayers in our state and in our nati
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On Tuesday, the State Water Resources Control Board voted 5-0 to continue PacifiCorp's water quality certificate abeyance, making it clear the rush to declare the Klamath River's settlement agreements dead is wholly premature.
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BTo paraphrase Winston Churchill, the best argument against democracy (including an argument for the need to maintain a strong middle class) is to have a five-minute conversation with the average Republican. A conversation with a Tea Partyer would take even less time than that to arrive at the same conclusion.
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Alayna Shulman's article Sunday, "Group objects to new power plant," greeted readers with the comment that "Tuesday's [Board of Supervisors'] meeting is likely to be especially heated ... now that the Center for Biological Diversity [CBD] has appealed commissioners' approval of the plan, which th
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I must admit to my utter shock and sadness after listening to Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti on Thursday morning's KCNR Radio show with Carl and Linda Bott, and their utter disregard for the civil and constitutional rights of our local homeless.
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Re: "Pension fund earns 1 percent" (Tuesday): I noticed the article does not mention the total amount CalPERS did make from the 1 percent investment return. It is still on the plus side of its investments. One percent return is better than the collapse of the 401(k)s that Wall Street investors and banks robbed from
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The SSI program was established to assist those who need financial help, whether for long term or short. For too long now, and way too often, the system has been abused by individuals who are able to come up with any sort of excuse why they are not able to find and hold down some sort of job.
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One of the biggest fallacies is that being a community organizer and a short-time senator, who avoided voting on anything that might be controversial, makes one a strong presidential candidate or a strong president. To substantiate this viewpoint one need only chronicle President Obama's achievements and failures.
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There are terrorists in River City. Every day of every week of every month of every year terror strikes in the homes of our fair city by the Sacramento. Citizens are harmed and afraid. Tortured and sometimes killed. And who does this? Is it Muslim jihadists, illegal immigrant criminals, Illuminati world dominator wannabes?
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Here are some little things frequently overlooked about retirement.
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When I was in my teens and 20s, a youthful idealism prompted my involvement with movements to save the wilderness, save the animals, and save the people.
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My husband, Travis, and I just returned from a glorious four nights alone together on the Oregon coast. We enjoyed all of our favorite simple pleasures: sleeping, reading, hiking, biking and drinking coffee. My mother-in-law, otherwise known as Nana Sharon, stayed with the kids while we were gone. Immediately upon her arriv
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The north state is home to one of the nation's top mushroom growers, Premier Mushrooms, a 5-year-old company based in Colusa that produces close to 11 million pounds of white, cremini and Portobello mushrooms annually. And it has taken steps to make its production processes even more environmentally friendly.
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There have been many additions to the fitness game since Wii Fit was released, all designed to make you come back for more while keeping it fun. Whether you're already working out and just need a little extra motivation, or you need a serious shove off the couch, here are a few tools to get you moving.
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Dear Straight Talk: Please help. I am 22 and have been with my boyfriend for two years. He was the greatest person -- that is, until some personal problems led him to try meth. He was instantly addicted. He is such a different person today and I often think about leaving him. But then I remember who he used to be and try to
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Ericka Morrow and Todd Jones, both of Redding, were married June 23, 2012, at Morrow Ranch in Round Mountain. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Morrow family home. Dan Morrow officiated. The bride is the daughter of Dan and Ann Marie Morrow of Round Mountain. She is a 2002 graduate of Enterprise High School.
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Several years ago, when I told a co-worker I was flying to Italy, he said, "I think I have a little Italian in me."
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After I finally made it to Fairbanks, everyone I spoke with, especially the folks at the Harley/BMW shop, were not supportive about riding the 500 miles to Prudhoe Bay, also known as Deadhorse. The Dalton Highway has a reputation as being one of the most deadly roads in North America.
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One yard. That's how close Enterprise quarterback Alex Henderson came from becoming a River Bowl hero.
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Three Redding residents competed in the 2012 World Crossfit Games held in Carson on July 13-15.
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Red Bluff bareback rider Casey Meroshnekoff is one round away from a national championship at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Wyoming.
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Over 230 teams from around the nation traveled to Oregon City for this year's 33rd annual "End of the Oregon Trail Basketball Tournament" July 6-9.
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ANDERSON — Temperatures were hot and so was the crowd Saturday afternoon at the Shasta District Fairgrounds where the Jukebox Music Festival continued for a second day.
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DUNSMUIR — Residents and city leaders still are trying to find ways to keep the Dunsmuir Library financially solvent.
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In 1912: Thomas Armstrong's fine two-story residence at the Logan ferry, three miles north of Ball's Ferry, was destroyed by fire. Arthur McMurry was leasing the farm and living there. The piano was carried from the house but it was set down too close by and was ruined by the heat from the fire. The cause was presum
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A man called 911 about 11:15 a.m. Saturday to report he'd been run over near the Rite Aid in Shasta Lake.
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Would you pitch in to help your state senator run for a higher political office?
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DUNSMUIR — Voters here will decide in December whether the city's medical marijuana growing rules should be loosened.
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RED BLUFF — Still reeling from the loss of state funding, directors of the Tehama District Fair are increasingly hopeful an effort to establish local control will restore the fairgrounds to prominence in the community and beyond.
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The verdict is in: Shasta County's response to realignment, California's mandate transferring low-risk offenders from state prison to county supervision, continues to lag behind.
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Dear Babe: My grandfather passed away several years ago and left me a box of baseballs. He got the balls from former National League umpire Ralph "Babe" Pinelli. One ball is signed by Mel Ott, Bill Voiselle, Johnny Hopp, Marty Marion, Hank Wyse, Hank Borowy, Tommy Holmes, Dixie Walker and Frank McCormick.— Ken
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On Nov. 8, 1907, the business district of Keswick was destroyed by fire. It was determined that it started on the roof of a shed in the rear of L. Mazzini's general merchandise store at the northeast corner of North...
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A man called 911 around 11:15 a.m. today to report he'd been run over near the Rite Aid in Shasta Lake.
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No damage or injuries have been reported after two earthquakes rattled the Northern California coast Friday night.
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Twitter feed for RPD's Aaron Maready here....
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Authorities say a 22-year-old man stole a car at gunpoint and then ran off after being pulled over, but was ultimately apprehended after being pepper sprayed.
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Here’s an interesting light fixer, not far from Kids Kingdom, with a big 70 X 231 yard.
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It does not matter if we are talking about a vegetable garden, an orchard, a courtyard garden, a suburban back yard, or a country manor estate - you can have all the good intention your gardening heart will muster and more than enough plants to fill your space and purpose - a good solid design, [...]
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Roadwork will take place around the north state today, some of which could lead to delays.
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Families are invited to the Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Center in Redding for a free dinner and a movie tonight.
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Three days of 100-degree temperatures will hit the north state, though the mercury could dip back down into the low 90s next week.
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Nothing keeps citizens on their toes like robust debates about the issues of the day — from the weeds in the lawn in front of the neighborhood school to the fate of the revolution in Syria. You know, the debates held on this very page and in other American newspapers every day.
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A week ago Redding Mayor Dick Dickerson was quoted saying reassuring things about the city's budget and state of fiscal health. "We have a good reserve," he told reporter Jenny Espino. "We have managed to reduce our costs through the contracts we have negotiated. I feel confident we are in good shape. And we
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Another Republican will bring back jobs.
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Your Saturday editions dedicating a half page to "Religion" are very interesting and give a good insight to various religious denominations. My question to you: Why do you keep publishing Shasta Atheists and Free Thinkers Shasta Lake, with their non-religious beliefs, under "Religion" in your paper?
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Your "hero" status put on the broken-footed doctor who rendered aid to the CHP officer injured by the rotor on the helicopter leaves me asking this question: Why was a helicopter dispatched on a fractured ankle in the first place?
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In last Sunday's paper it was reported we (the USA) will be sending $1 billion per year and are currently sending $2.3 billion to Afghanistan.
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After reading the story of Dr. Jeremy Kilburn, the doctor who "saved the officer," it leads me to make a few comments.
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Timothy J. Duffy's letter stating that President Roosevelt built the interstate highway system is incorrect. Where do these people get their information?
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RED BLUFF — A Red Bluff man was in Tehama County jail Friday after calling 911 Thursday night and making bizarre statements.
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SACRAMENTO — Three people pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to securities fraud in an investment scheme that was based in Shasta County, a spokeswoman with the U.S. attorney's office said.
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In 1912:The limitless possibilities of chicken raising around Weed were demonstrated when Mrs. H.A. Caldwell found a gold nugget valued at $5 in the craw of a hen. William Frost, who sold the hen, said hereafter only dressed chickens would be sent to market from his ranch.
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Companion and father of newborn connected to plot
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The Jukebox Music Festival continues today and Sunday at the Shasta District Fair in Anderson.
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Marine Corps veteran Dwight Petersen, of Anderson, has been out of work for two years after a tool supply store he managed went out of business.
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The Redding Swim Team qualified 12 of its 29 swimmers for the finals in the first day of the Sierra Nevada Long Course Junior Olympics in Roseville on Thursday.
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Local law enforcement leaders say there's small likelihood of Redding or Anderson seeing anything like the carnage and mayhem in the Aurora, Colo., theater shooting.
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Metro Redding's June unemployment rate increased to 13.1 percent, up from 12.7 percent last month.
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Second chances don't go to just anybody.
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When the Eagles were hurtling toward a section title, hardly a north state sports fan knew.
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Therapy program hosts open house
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Mushrooms were once considered "food for the gods" by the Romans. Egyptian Pharaohs saved mushrooms for themselves, forbidding commoners to eat them. In the late 1800s, mushrooms were cultivated in Pennsylvania as a side crop.
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My husband, Travis, and I just returned from a glorious four nights alone together on the Oregon coast. We enjoyed all of our favorite simple pleasures: sleeping, reading, hiking, biking and drinking coffee.
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Note to readers: This week's column is written by Heather Neal.
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In the beginning he was just a little bird that couldn't fly. So it wasn't long before I nicknamed him Hopalong Casually.
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A man was sentenced to six years and four months in prison after assaulting a Redding Police officer in 2011.
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SACRAMENTO — The preliminary hearing for a suspended Redding priest charged with seven felony counts of child molestation was continued today for the second time until Sept. 7, a spokeswoman for the Sacramento County district attorney's office said.
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Congratulations to toe2toe who guessed the mystery photo correctly at 9:11 a.m. It was built to be the home of Frank Crow, superintendent of construction at Shasta Dam and is located at the corner of Placer and Orange. Toe2toe wins...
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SACRAMENTO - Three people pleaded guilty today in federal court to securities fraud in an investment scheme that was based in Shasta County, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Attorney's Office.
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Three members of the U.S. Armed Forces were wounded; one unaccounted for after shooting in Colorado movie theater.
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A lawn should be watered when the soil begins to dry our but before the grass actually wilts. At the wilting stage, lawn areas begin to change color to a blue-green or smoky tinge. Rather than the blades bouncing back when someone walks over the lawn, footprints remain visible. But don't water too much. Many disease problem
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An eager audience forgoing sleep to take in the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" instead were witnesses Friday to a bloody mass shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater. Police said a man clad in black threw a canister that spewed smoke before he opened fire. Witnesses said that at first, they thought it was a
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DENVER (AP) — James Eagan Holmes came from a well-tended San Diego enclave of two-story homes with red-tiled roofs, where neighbors recall him as a clean-cut, studious young man of sparing words.
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Food banks in Shasta County are happy to receive donations of tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplants, peaches, plums and other crops from backyard gardens.
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Grasshoppers have been a big problem in some parts of the north state this summer. There's not a lot that can be done once a garden is under attack by the mouthy pests.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers suggestions for quick cleaning -- things that can be done in 30 minutes or less.
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I've just moved here from Southern California and want to know which plants will grow best here.
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Metro Redding’s June unemployment rate increased to 13.1 percent, up from 12.7 percent last month.
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RED BLUFF - A Red Bluff man is in Tehama County jail today after calling 911 on Thursday night and making bizarre statements.
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Who lived in this house and where is it located? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. We have great prizes to entice you to play. On the first Friday of each month a $25 gift certificate goes to the...
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July 21 SUMMIT SUPER SERIES BRACKET RACE Points now posted Click here for points running totals SPECIAL EVENING RACE Where it’s safe and legal to speed!
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The Washington Post has an eye-opening look at the real effects of endless, billion-dollar presidential campaigns. The result? Not much at all: In a few short weeks, Alan Abramowitz will predict whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney will win the...
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An Anderson woman and two others were arrested on charges of attempted murder, conspiracy, robbery and felony assault in the June 20 attack on a pregnant Redding woman on the Sacramento River Trail near the Sundial Bridge, Redding police announced this morning.
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2000 built 1665 sqft 3/2 you may be able to buy with no money down using a USDA loan.
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Dinosaur Jr. have a new album coming out. Here's the first track, "Watch the Corners."(And then an oldie, but a goodie.)Dinosaur Jr., your Video Friday:"Watch the Corners""Start Choppin'"
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Today's temperatures will make it into the mid-90s before triple digits come back this weekend.
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Kids Unlimited will perform tonight and Saturday for the group's 25th anniversary show.
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Work on roads in the north state could cause delays of up to 20 minutes today.
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SUSANVILLE — Sutter Buttes' bats never cooled down.
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Red Bluff's Casey Meroshnekoff is still atop the bareback riding leaderboard at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Wyoming.
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All the Cougars ever wanted was a dog pile.
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Over the past decade, repeated stabs at a "tax-sharing" agreement between the city of Redding and Shasta County have dramatically failed or quietly fizzled. Has Patrick Jones found the elusive key to unlocking a deal?
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"If you've got a business — you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen." — Barack Obama, Roanoke, Va., July 13
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It's understandable that Emily Young (column, Sunday) might not be aware of some of the provisions of the health care law, since it is so comprehensive. There is actually funding for increased education of primary care providers, so desperately needed in our country. Yes, this funding comes from additional taxes in a my
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I am writing in response to your special section June 24 on health care providers giving excellent care — providers who are called to their professions. I am also writing in response to the article July 8 about a retired physician in the role of a father.
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They come for the music, but they stay for the shopping, dining and outdoor fun.
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The half-brother of a man who was shot and killed by Redding police and California Highway Patrol officers last summer was sentenced Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court to more than five years in prison for viciously beating a 19-year-old woman at a south Redding home.
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RED BLUFF — A long-simmering dispute between the city and its only RV park over transient occupancy tax may be settled on the November ballot.
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Another season of raising babies is drawing to a close for Redding's famous eagle pair.
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A Shasta Lake man raped an intoxicated minor in the Pollution Point area of Lake Shasta early Thursday morning, deputies said.
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In 1912: William Vestal lost his large hay barn by fire. One-hundred and fifty tons of hay were consumed also. The loss was close to $2,000.
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Another Chance Animal Welfare League, the rescue program trying to establish an animal sanctuary in Shasta County, closed this month on the sale of 8 acres of farmland.
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Reports of a stabbing, which led to a Thursday afternoon manhunt and authorities warning Happy Valley residents about four armed burglars, appear to be unfounded, authorities said.
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Parent company Plumas Bancorp of Quincy announced the promotion of Richard L. Belstock to executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Kerry D. Wilson to executive vice president and chief credit officer of Plumas Bank.
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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary seeks web designers and public affairs people.
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There are many caves in Shasta County. Some are limestone caves, others are lava rock caves, while others are made of ice. Little is known of some, while others are well documented.
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The Mill fire in the Mendocino National Forest has been fully contained, the U.S. Forest Service announced today.
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Firefighters are trying to extinguish a car on fire at a Valero gas station in 1600 block of Cascade Boulevard in Shasta Lake.
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Talk about a crime of opportunity. Here's what happened to a neighbor about 7:30 this morning. He was packing his car to go somewhere and left the trunk open while he briefly went into the house. A 40-something couple in...
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A Shasta Lake man raped an intoxicated minor in the Pollution Point area of Lake Shasta early this morning, deputies said. Gregory Alan White, 27, was arrested around 1:30 p.m. on suspicion of the crime.
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Reports of a stabbing that led to a Thursday afternoon manhunt and authorities warning Happy Valley residents about four armed burglars appear to be unfounded, authorities said.
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Firefighters are calling out additional units to a fire on Indianwood Road in Redding. The fire was initially reported around 2:40 p.m. Firefighters arrived and searched the area, as reports came in about possible smoke and ash. However, firefighters called out additional units, including fire crews and engines, around
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A 500 acre vegetation fire in Lassen County is 50 percent contained today.
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The half-brother of a man who was shot and killed by Redding police and California Highway Patrol officers last summer was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to more than five years in prison for viciously beating a 19-year-old woman at a south Redding home.
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Yes they were here! I knew their skeletons were found at the bottom of Samwel Cave and I've always wondered why they were there. Now, thanks to historian Margaret Guilford-Kardell, I have found the answer. The answer is in the...
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Yes they were here! I knew their skeletons were found at the bottom of Samwel Cave and I've always wondered why they were there. Now, thanks to historian Margaret Guilford-Kardell, I have found the answer. The answer is in the...
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House Republican leaders and their big-money donors will hold a fundraising reception tonight for eight California congressional candidates.
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Today’s RS article about an expensive house flipping seminar brought this local flipped home to mind. Tax records say this home sold for $295K just last month. Now, 2910 Montana Sky in Redding’s Carriage Glen
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That's The New York Times' take in a story diagnosing the difficult path of the dam-removal settlements -- which don't seem to have settled much at all. The Tea Party Patriots became a local political force, eventually paralyzing the high-powered...
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Skip Murphy blogs a shocker: It's difficult to believe, but a liquor store is going out of business in Redding. That'd be Tenor's on North Market. With two young kids, my personal family budget priorities have shifted away from the...
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Gosh, but I wish the L.A. Weekly's headline were hyperbole. It's not. The California Teachers' Association lobbyists who think it's more important to avoid the inconvenience of notifying suspect teachers of disciplinary proceedings during the summer -- no, seriously, that's...
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McClatchy News Service unloads a delicious breakfast of political snark this morning: Rep. Nancy Pelosi was emphatic. Mitt Romney's refusal to release more than two years of his personal tax returns, she said, makes him unfit to win confirmation as...
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RED BLUFF - Authorities have identified a man who was found dead with his dog this morning after his car went off a roadway and overturned three to four times, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
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I love this brief promotional video about Shasta County. You may have seen it, but it’s well worth watching again.
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Starring our famous Olympic marathoner, running and (supposedly) reading. Clever. UPDATE: E-mail from a buddy: I was looking at the commercial and noticed a few places (obviously the Diestelhorst), but was puzzled at some of the others. For instance, the...
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The push to create a charter city in Redding is pretty much dead. Even proponents have moved on. Gary Cadd, a proponent, told the R-S' Jenny Espino earlier this month, after a favorable court ruling came down about the authority...
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It’s difficult to believe, but a liquor store is going out of business in Redding. Tenor’s belied it’s last-chance location with focused selection, and an incongruous ability to engage staff with a well informed c
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We like the Yahi neighborhood. Consistent mid 90′s homes in a central east Redding enclave.
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Two Redding men who led police this morning on a high-speed chase in a car that was reported stolen were arrested after abandoning the car south of Balls Ferry Road.
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When Casa Ramos closed in early 2009, La Casa Cuevas immediately opened in the same spot. Childress not being a main artery, and La Casa Cuevas not being part of a chain, the restaurant seems to be somewhat out of sight, out of mind to potential customers who come off I-5 or are staying at [...]
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Work on roads in the north state could cause delays of up to 20 minutes today.
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The Redding Library will show the movie "Rebecca" at its Film Noir at Your Library event.
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The cooler temperatures will stick around for two more days. Today's high will hover around 88 as the sun shines clearly, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight's low will be around 62 and nighttime will bring northwest winds of up to 10 mph. Tomorrow will bring temperatures up to 93, with the weekend's highs
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County supervisors have denied two more appeals of medical marijuana-growing citations, both based on proximity to a school-bus stop.
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The dire shortage of beds in the Shasta County jail, made painfully worse by the shift of "low-level" felons from state to local responsibility, has made a farce of the local criminal-justice system. It has made arrests an inconvenience, jail time a fairy tale, court dates and conditions of probation mere suggestion
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JERUSALEM — The issue convulsing Israel, and splintering its governing coalition, is not a nuclear-armed Iran or a moribund peace process. It is the question, as wrenching as it is unique to the Jewish state, of whether the country's fast-growing ultraorthodox population should continue to be exempt from compulsor
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Lots of changes on the menu at Market Street Steakhouse -- among them, more seafood items, aggressively priced steak dinner specials and screaming Happy Hour deals on tasty and filling appetizers.
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A one-day music festival just didn’t sound right so the Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce decided to make this weekend’s Mossbrae Music Festival a two-day affair.
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In her latest series of paintings, Redding artist Raette Meredith switched from paintbrush to pallet knife. The series is inspired by the works of Van Gogh and Monet. "I love the way Van Gogh used heavy texture and the way Monet used color," she says. The technique forces Meredith to see the colors and light more quickly.
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Live music circulates in a positive way at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding.
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Thank you for the outstanding editorial Sunday, "Let's permanently protect rules of open government."
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A recent article appeared in the Record Searchlight about a mess under the Sundial Bridge. Swallow nests were mentioned as part of this "mess." This is not a mess. It is nature's gift to the city of Redding.
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Karl Rove, Bush's brain, should feel flattered that Democrats have adopted his signature campaign strategy of attacking opponents on their strengths.
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Most of the time our furry friends die during our lifetime. Pet lovers invariably feel anguish when this happens. Of course, it isn't the same as the grief felt when a family member or friend passes. With apologies to all of the cat lovers out there, this column focuses on the impact of having a dog become part of the famil
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Whether we like it or not, people label us. When someone sees you coming, they consciously or unconsciously place you in a category.
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Shasta County has many places to enjoy a refreshing dip in the water. So whether you go to the river, stream, lake or a swimming pool, practice safety first.
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A Redding man pleaded no contest Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court to robbing and pepper-spraying a smoke shop clerk who was holding a 7-month-old baby.
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SUSANVILLE — Sutter Buttes won't go away easily.
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Red Bluff's Casey Meroshnekoff was in the lead for bareback riding with a 78-point score Tuesday after the first round of the National High School Rodeo Finals in Wyoming.
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A motorcyclist who died Tuesday after crashing into a sport utility vehicle was identified Wednesday by the Shasta County Coroner's Office y as Jerry Morris Brown, 37, of Redding.
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Kids Unlimited rehearses for its 25th anniversary performance that opens today at the Redding Civic Auditorium.
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Karin Fitzhugh believed from the first player meeting that the Shasta High volleyball team would be champions.
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Free speech may come at a cost for Carol and Charles McDermott.
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Contracting workshop offered
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Blaze is burning around 50 miles north of Susanville. No word yet on containment.
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Not exactly something from the Chamber or the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association. More like a subplot in a rural reality show. See here....
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are feel, shade and tangle.I’m back, kids. A bit rusty, but back. Play DatesTangles of mouse-colored hair lay across her sleeping face and amid the mess, two hands work kinky strands into a tiny bra
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According to an article in the Record Searchlight on 2-3-1944 the old Pit River Bridge and Kennett were submerged under water in the Shasta dam reservoir and the Little Copper City bridge was spotted floating on the lake. The article...
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I agree with the first commenter that this morning's heads-up about the Gateway Unified School District's possible purchase of nearly $100,000 worth of fitness video games (on the agenda for this evening's meeting) is a little too brief to be...
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Shasta Lake man hospitalized with skull fractures; Redding man arrested for the assault at Bert 'n Ernie's On Friday, July 13, 2012, at approximately 1:15 AM, officers from the Redding Police Department responded to 825 Industrial Avenue, “Bert-N-Ernies”, for a reported assault. Upon arrival, Officer Veilleaux located R
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The Flat Fire in Trinity County was declared contained today.
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A motorcyclist who died Tuesday after crashing into a sport utility vehicle was identified this morning by the Shasta County coroner's office as Jerry Morris Brown, 37, of Redding.
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Here’s a Fannie Mae foreclosure in a nice setting located in very popular Palo Cedro.
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The filing period for November's City Council elections opened Monday, and in Redding at least, the race is looking sleepy so far. Pam Mize, the Redding city clerk, told me last night she was surprised to have heard from only...
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A 26-year-old Redding man was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender, violating parole and resisting arrest after he tried to hide from police in a home's attic while refusing to come down.
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Work on roads in the north state could cause delays of up to 20 minutes today.
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The unusually low temperatures will stick around for two more days before heading back up into triple digits territory.
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The Gateway Unified School District's Board of trustees will vote today on whether to purchase interactive games designed to encourage fitness.
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If we want to find a way humans can live on this green planet without modern industry's greenhouse-gas emissions cooking it disastrously, we need to think about more than just what happens next week. We need to think about practices that are sustainable for generations to come.
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When I first saw a book with the title "White Girl Bleed A Lot" by Colin Flaherty, I instantly knew what it was about, even though I had not seen the book reviewed anywhere and knew nothing about the author.
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One of the more scandalous operations foisted on visitors and the residents of Redding are the cameras mounted on light standards at the busier intersections.
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There are two Affordable Care Acts. There's the legislation passed by Congress in 2009, and then there's the mythical "Obamacare" — decried and denounced by so many conservatives.
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Uniforms made in China? That's not the half of it.
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A Shingletown man charged with attempted murder and assault after he allegedly shot his 50-year-old son because he did not like his country music karaoke singing was ordered Tuesday to stand trial.
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SHASTA LAKE — A relatively inconsequential discussion on the city manager's pay and benefits at Tuesday's City Council meeting turned heated after ex-Councilwoman Dolores Lucero flung accusations of misdeeds at Carol Martin, prompting others to come to the administrator's aid.
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The heat is on. Or at least it will be by the weekend.
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A state water agency voted Tuesday to give PacifiCorp officials another year to work with Klamath River water users on an agreement to remove four dams on the river.
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Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko fired back at Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti on Tuesday, telling county supervisors the chief was "grandstanding" Monday when he spoke publicly about a plan to send local inmates to jails farther south to send a message to repeat offenders.
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Sierra Pacific Industries Inc. of Anderson and numerous others have agreed to pay an estimated $122.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office seeking damages from the 2007 Moonlight Fire in Plumas County.
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A San Francisco environmental powerhouse lost its appeal to Shasta County supervisors Tuesday over a massive cogeneration plant that will now move forward in the Anderson area.
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A white powdery substance that forced evacuation of the Social Security Administration office on Park Marina Drive in Redding on Monday was not a bioterrorism agent, a spokeswoman for the FBI in Sacramento said Tuesday.
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Mike Haworth just won't go home. He's far too busy on the hardwood and on the diamond.
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In 1912: In 1910, California had 138,413 goats and kids valued at more than $320,000. Tehama County led, as with sheep, having 28,473. Mountainous Shasta was second with 18,403.
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RED BLUFF — The union representative for child-support workers displaced by a July Fourth fire protested their temporary relocation to Redding, urging Tehama County supervisors Tuesday to hold off on a resolution supporting the move.
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The West Redding 9-10 Little League All-Stars fell 12-2 in an elimination game to Chico Eastside in the Section Tournament in Mount Shasta on Tuesday.
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Concerns over rising crime rates sparked a debate during a Redding City Council meeting Tuesday night.
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Registration is open for the 2012 Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce Expo on Aug. 23. All local businesses and organizations may register for booth space regardless if they are chamber members.
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'World’s biggest penis’ stopped at SFO-SF Chronicle
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A state water agency voted Tuesday to give PacifiCorp officials another year to work with Klamath River water users on an agreement to remove four dams on the river.
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Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko fired back at Redding police chief Robert Paoletti Tuesday, telling county supervisors the chief was “grandstanding” Monday when he spoke publicly about a plan to send local inmates to jails further south to send a message to repeat offenders.
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Redding police have closed the intersection of Shasta View Drive and Atrium Way where a man died after a crash with an SUV.
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If we want to find a way humans can live on this green planet without modern industry's greenhouse-gas emissions cooking it disastrously, we need to think about more than just what happens next week. We need to think about practices that are sustainable for generations to come.
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Kerry Link, Redding
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Those who tout Obamacare always leave out the fact that health care costs skyrocketed after government intervention in the 1960s.
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When I first saw a book with the title "White Girl Bleed A Lot" by Colin Flaherty, I instantly knew what it was about, even though I had not seen the book reviewed anywhere and knew nothing about the author.
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Carl Larkin, Shasta
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Bruce Hillman, Mount Shasta
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"To Kill a Mockingbird" at Riverfront Playhouse is a possible career launcher for three great youngsters.
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Meet Joel Gandy, The Tile Guy. Gandy has more than a dozen years of tile-setting experience. A fourth-generation Shasta County resident, Gandy does all tile work including new construction, remodels, and home tile repair. Tile contractor’s license #974187. The Tile Guy can be reached at 530-515-7333. Contact him for a f
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Authorities in Trinity County say they've arrested a man suspected of starting a string of fires in the past few months on public lands.
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Both directions of Highway 299 are open after authorities briefly closed it due to a single vehicle crash today.
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The drama over the road and trail closures in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest has largely quieted lately -- not least thanks to the forest's work with the county and off-road groups to reopen some areas closed in the first round...
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Sierra Pacific Industries Inc. of Anderson and numerous others have agreed pay an estimated $122.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Attorney’s office seeking damages from the 2007 Moonlight Fire in Plumas County.
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My story on the caves of Shasta County will be published in Friday's paper. Meanwhile, here's a small sample of what's in it. SAMWEL CAVE aka Cave of the Lost Maiden and Cave of the Magic Pools. Was created 200-300...
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To all the Shasta county residents that are sick of the catch and release programs for all the inmates at the Shasta County Jail. I highly recommend one of these highly trained guard dogs. With the recent increase in crime here in Redding,Ca it can’t hurt to get yourself one of these beautiful [...]The post
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Half price when compared to the statewide median price. Our local median price was (edit)$152,000 for the first half of 2012. The average sale price in that period was (edit)$173,480. Meanwhile, across the state, median was $276,040. So, we’re really (edit)55% of statewide price.
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From today's story on Robert Paoletti's plan to send offenders to jail in Oakland: "We arrest them. They go to Shasta County jail. They don't show up to court. They get a warrant. We arrest them again. They go to...
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Here’s 3 separate units and a travel trailer on something over an acre in Mountain Gate. “Three acres in Mountain Gate with
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Here is another shot of a recent tornado in Poland. The guy shooting this must have been crazy that is a bit too close for comfort if you ask me. The post Tornado In Poland appeared first on Daily Dump.
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This guy was in the right place in the right time. This guy is the luckiest dude in Russia. He somehow avoids injury and death when he is stuck in the middle of a car crash at a gas station. The post Luckiest Dude In Russia appeared first on
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RED BLUFF - At least one home was destroyed Monday nigh south of here after a 94-acre fire was sparked by a lawnmower, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said this morning.
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Thanks to Feral pundit for allowing me to guest author this post on his blog. This is the first time I am posting on a blog so please understand. My post is intended to help other eBay sellers by asking everyone to post their experience on eBay and buyer scammer names for all sellers to […]
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In the rolling hills of Marin County lies the small city of Novato, home of Moylan’s Brewery and Restaurant. Brendan Moylan, the co founder of Marin Brewing Company in Larkspur, CA opened the brewery in 1995. Brendan started home extension brewing after college and attended extension brewing classes at UC Davis. Denise Jo
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The Shasta County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing today over a controversial cogeneration plant planned in the Anderson area.
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SHASTA LAKE — City Council meets today to discuss whether a recent pay increase for management also applies to the city’s top administrator.
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The break from hot weather will continue today, as the high temperature is expected to reach only 79 degrees. Cloudy skies will also bring a 30 percent chance of showers and wind gusts as high as 20 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
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Work on roads in the north states could cause delays today.
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Local nonprofit thrift stores have banded together to educate the community about how they are supporting many essential social service programs in Shasta County. People of Progress has produced a free Treasure Map filled with information about these shops and the services they make possible in our community. Copies are ava
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After negotiating a series of contracts with city firefighters and police officers over the past year to cut pensions for new employees, the Redding City Council is now ready to take its reduced benefit plan to the California Public Employees' Retirement System.
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At least the conservative interests behind the latest move to limit or eliminate the influence of labor unions in California politics have heard what their critics said about their earlier efforts.
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As a retired law enforcement officer with the U.S. Forest Service, I have read letters to the editor and blogs regarding Caleen Sisk and the issues regarding the Winnemem Wintu ceremony and enforcement actions that were taken. I do not represent the agency, but have opinions based upon my experience.
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The bullet train put a bullet in my vote for higher taxes.
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The world would be a better place if there were more people like Bob and Chic Miller.
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I notice that every time a Republican is president, they always leave us in the red after their terms.
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If Mitt Romney has a solution to the unemployment and economy problems, why didn't he speak up and help his fellow Republican President Bush when it all started?
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Ellie Ehlert of Cottonwood, a recent graduate of West Valley High School as a junior, is joining other youths from across the country to help build a Habitat home in Romania as part of Habitat for Humanity International's "Learn and Build Experience."
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Long ago, my grandmother made me a promise. “It will heal,” she said, dabbing my bloody knee. “Give it time. Healing is what we do best.”
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In 1912: Two Greeks with eight bullet holes divided between them were doing well in the Weed Lumber Co.'s hospital. They were shot by Dave Latos, who had gone into hiding.
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The Social Security Administration office on Park Marina Drive was evacuated Monday after a mail room employee opened an envelope that contained a white powdery substance.
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The Federal Aviation Administration Safety Team will host a seminar titled "NextGen and ADS-B: How does it work and how will it affect general aviation?" at 10 a.m. July 28 at the Red Bluff Airport, 1495 Vista Way.
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Firefighters were getting the upper hand Monday on Trinity County's Flat Fire, with containment expected by midnight Wednesday, a U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman said.
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A Trinity County sheriff's deputy reprimanded by his superiors for writing letters to the editor of the community's weekly newspaper has filed a federal lawsuit against the county, its sheriff's office and Sheriff Bruce Haney.
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Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti, trying to get a handle on rising property crime rates, will push for a plan to send offenders to one of the roughest jails in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Republican state Sen. Doug LaMalfa and rival Jim Reed raised almost equal amounts of contributions in the 1st Congressional District campaign during the latest reporting period.
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Shasta County supervisors will renew their talks on adding some city representation to the homogeneous Air Pollution Control Board at today's meeting.
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A Shasta County jury Monday found a 31-year-old Ivanhoe man guilty of two felonies and an enhancement in connection with a traffic stop where local drug agents found more than a kilogram of methamphetamine in a car.
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ANDERSON — Despite recent urging from a local developer and recent trend among other local cities of reducing or eliminating building impact fees, the City Council today will consider keeping its current fee structure in place.
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MOUNT SHASTA — For a team that's relied on timely hitting and good defense to roll through the district tournament and into sectional play, the West Redding Little League 9-10 All-Stars got neither in a 9-2 loss Monday to Eel River in a second-round winner's bracket game.
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The East Redding Little League 11-12 All-Stars beat Eel River 11-8 in Susanville on Monday to advance to the Section 2 tournament championship.
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E-mailed Redding's city manager the link to this story about CalPERS' anemic returns. His prompt reply: Hi Marc, It is still too soon to tell how these investment results may impact the City of Redding. The investment results referenced below...
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Comment on my column on the state of Redding's cemeteries: sunshinelady writes: I have several family members buried at Lawncrest. I am very disturbed each time I visit and the grass is so brown. I believed when my family bought...
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I am going to New Delhi, India, in September to volunteer for four weeks. I will be working with children, the disabled, and women on promoting health and teaching English. It has been my dream ever since I started X-ray school to volunteer in another country. I was even looking into joining the Peace Corps after high
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Tehama County deputies arrested a 32-year-old Paskenta man Monday after he admitted to carrying methamphetamine and a pipe during a traffic stop, they said.
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Tehama County deputies are looking for whoever stole nearly $8,000 in property, including four guns, from a Red Bluff area home.
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A local business owner posted this exchange on YouTube. Dunno who's right but if the struggling post office is trying to build a reputation for customer service (which UPS and FedEx are known for) this ain't the way to do...
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A Shasta County jury Monday found a 31-year-old Ivanhoe man guilty of two felonies and an enhancement in connection with a traffic stop where local drug agents found more than a kilogram of methamphetamine in a car.
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Is Marc Beauchamp's all-too-persuasive gloom getting you down? The story of Sean Weaver's "TechniSoil," as told by the Shasta County Economic Development Corp., just might make you optimistic about our economic future. The EDC's Mark Lascelles calls it "Part 1."...
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Yesterday I accomplished one of my goals for my crash course. I went to Barnes Ignoble and bought "Social Media Marketing for Dummies." Criminy! Remember when I said in a previous entry "There must be a SM for Dummies book out there, right?" Whew--there are more like 30. Marketing on Facebook. Marketing on Twitter. Social M
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SACRAMENTO RIVER, Colusa — The one salmon report received Monday morning before deadline from guide Dave Jacobs was out of Hamilton City at 7:49 a.m., and he had just put his fifth king salmon in the box for three anglers. “The best fishing I’
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Artists wanted for Christmas Show at the Highland Art Center in Weaverville.
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30 Year Class Reunion - Red Bluff Union High School Class of 1982
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Westside Performing Arts Company will be presenting the fully staged musical “Schoolhouse Rock Live Junior” on Saturday, July 21 at 2 p.m.
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Downtown Mt. Shasta will feature Art Vendors, music, food and fun on the 400 block of Mt. Shasta Blvd. August 17 and 18, 2012. Friday night's Black Tie dinner fundraiser will feature catering from Mountain Star Cafe and Mt. Shasta Pastry and jazz from Ted Taforo and Friends.
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Writers award two scholarships to local 2012 high school seniors.
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For $35M “she has to do more than schedule an open house and bake cookies to attract a buyer.” How about a free iPad just for looking at the home? We’re told this lovely home is in Malibu. I would love to do a creative video something like
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Well, here's an interesting political ad making the email rounds. Click on the image to see it full size, if you're keen on the details. Boy, it's going to be a long slog until November in the 1st Assembly District....
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Marathoner works out on one of Redding's trails in this short YouTube video....
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The Social Security Administration office on Park Marina Drive was evacuated this afternoon over concerns of possible harmful chemical in the office mail room.
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Here's the scoop, in the Anderson Valley Post. This quote from super-promoter Foxworthy caught my eye: "We were three days away from signing a deal to purchase the entire Stillwater Business Park when we did a fifth and final sound...
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Q. What is the most challenging spiritual dilemma you have ever had to face? According to traditional Guru’s teachings, the forgiveness of others is amongst the spiritual duties of the Sikhism believer. Waheguru is generally considered to be the original source of all forgiveness, which is made possible through the sacrif
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California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the Homeowner Bill of Rights which aims to help borrowers who are trying to keep their homes out of foreclosure. Foreclosures have adversely impacted borrowers, communities and the entire economy. Here is a summary of the laws provisions: Prohibits lenders from
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Lower Springs was one of the original and one of the first three important Shasta County gold mining settlements established in 1849. The other two were Shasta and Horsetown. It was first called Lower Reading Springs to distinguish it from...
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Q. How do you address issues of integrity?
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The Supreme Court's ruling on President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act comes after a century of debate over what role the government should play in helping people in the United States afford medical care. The court has now upheld what Obama's advisories scornfully call "Obamacare" in its entirety.
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Last week I got the following email from Redding radio personality Jim Albertson (he's on KLXR 1230AM). His consternation was palpable.
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It's no wonder someone started speculating that Hollywood might call Air Force physician Jeremy Kilburn, of Las Vegas.
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A 2001 built 3/2 log home of about 2036 sqft on 7.8 acres. Love the graceful curved stairway.
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What would you say If I asked you, “What’s the most important organ in your body?" You might say your heart, or your command-and-control center (brain). I must concede – if your heart stops pumping, you definitely are in a lot of trouble.
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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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SACRAMENTO — A high-ranking official at the California Department of Parks and Recreation carried out a secret vacation buyout program last year for himself and other employees at the department’s headquarters, just as the agency was planning to close 70 state parks, including some in the north state, because of budget
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I recently heard of the passing of Joe Blevins, the longtime teacher, coach and athletic director at Mt. Shasta High School.
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Will Frahm, Cottonwood
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Bobbie Turner, Anderson
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Herman Voss, Redding
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After eight months, 430 interviews and the analysis of 3.5 million emails and other documents, the independent review of the child sexual abuse scandal former FBI head Louis Freeh reached an unavoidable conclusion: The university exhibited a "total disregard for the safety and welfare of (Jerry Sandusky's) victims.&
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In 1912: Mrs. Joseph Dais, a pioneer of Anderson valley, died at the age of 82. She was a native of Portugal and had lived here for 50 years. Her husband died two years previously. She was a sister of A.F. Souza Sr., the Gas Point pioneer.
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Trinity County's Flat Fire grew over the weekend to more than 1,700 acres, but there still haven't been any major injuries or buildings lost to the blaze.
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RED BLUFF — Showing up for work with his official vest and ID card, a shaggy volunteer named Miles has been making friends in Red Bluff's courthouse while breaking the ice with anxious children.
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MOUNT SHASTA – It took a bit for the West Redding Little League 9-10 All Stars to get rolling. Once they did, things snowballed and West Redding walked away with a 14-6 opening-round win Sunday over Chico Eastside at the 9-10 Section Tournament in Mount Shasta.
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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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