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August 16th, 2012

and here's the real thing: Makes me tear up every time I watch it....
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The Fall River Valley area was first home to the Pit River Tribe of Indian people, who had lived there for centuries.
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Government agencies are working to clean up a hydraulic oil spill on the Sacramento River that started Wednesday, though officials say the type of oil doesn't pose a danger to humans.
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Well, my goodness gracious, children, I seem to have struck the raw puritan nerves of some folks.A few days ago, you may recall, I wrote a blog entry called, "NBC, You Suck." A friend who has an online news site asked if she could run it, and I gave my permission. You may see it
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The Assembly Appropriations committee today approved a vote that would outlaw the use of dogs to hunt bear and bobcat.
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From the Economist, exploring out national exploding waistline: A country that can't think of a vision of public life beyond freedom of individual choice, including the individual choice to watch TV and eat a Big Mac, is not going to...
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Our police department's a disgrace. No, not the police, the dilapidated and neglected building they're forced to work in. Here's an idea: Move the police to City Hall and the remaining workers at City Hall to the police station, where...
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California Highway Patrol officers have reopened a lane northbound Interstate 5 at Fawndale Road after a big rig fire on the highway just north of that exit briefly shut down the road, dispatchers said.
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North State Recycling on Girvan Lane in Redding is being investigated over possible environmental hazards, Redding police said.
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However, for some reason, it wasn't shady trees, it was palm trees. The dedicated tree planters were the ladies of the Women's Improvement Club who organized in 1902 for the purpose of improving and beautifying the City of Redding. The...
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Today's story about the troubles Chris and Robert Mitchell are running into in their endeavor to open a little nonprofit shop selling local goods is enervating in its own right. Rules to ensure adequate parking make sense to a point...
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Police across the country are increasingly using small car-mounted cameras to scan thousands of license plates and pinpoint -- in real time -- stolen vehicles, suspended drivers and criminals.
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It seems that the senior voice often is drowned out by the youth of today.
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Sports parents have been getting a lot of bad press lately.
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Walk your way to better health
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Life for Christine Silver, owner of Redding's Tapas Downtown restaurant, and her kids (now ages 26, 24, 21 and 17) often revolved around preparing family meals. She has always felt that the family that cooks -- and eats -- together, stays together.
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Last Thursday -- a day when the temperature topped out at 105 -- I had the pleasure of swinging by the offices of Enjoy magazine on Placer Street in downtown Redding. For reasons unimportant here I needed to go find...
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The family of a missing Redding man is still looking for clues into his baffling disappearance.
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Guy #1: So she was trying to tell me that Manhattan is an island.Guy #2: Manhattan is an island.Guy #1: Since when?Guy #2: Since like the 1700's.Guy #1: It can't be an island. It's got bridges.
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Adam Attoun combines artistic aspects of digital photographic imagery to compliment the health diagnostic images he provides. Check out his lovely artistic online gallery. Good photography combines art and science. At some point, those boundaries blur. Loo
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Life for Christine Silver, own­er of Redding’s Tapas Down­town restaurant, and her kids (now ages 26, 24, 21 and 17) of­ten revolved around preparing family meals. She has always felt that the family that cooks — and eats — together, stays together.
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SEATTLE (AP) — His arms outstretched to the sky, about to be swallowed by anxious teammates who ignored him for most of nine innings, Felix Her­nandez finally conquered the pursuit of perfection he's chased since his debut as a baby-faced 19-year-old with uncontrollable curly hair and a hat that never sat straight.
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A group of fires in northwestern Siskiyou County is now covering nearly 3,800 acres.
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The Wall Street Journal's report on the state's "uneven recovery" -- California actually had led the nation in job growth over the past year, though you'd never know it in high-unemployment places including the north state -- includes some troubling...
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If this article about the legal fallout -- or lack thereof -- from the collapse of MF Global doesn't steam your greens this morning, I don't know what will: A criminal investigation into the collapse of the brokerage firm MF...
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Take a look at this comparison of a photograph from the Mars rover and a shot from Star Wars. Coincidence? I think not. George Lucas is clearly a prophet. Star Wars: Science not Science Fiction The post Star Wars: Science not Scienc
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Check out the style and views from this bank owned Luxury Estate overlooking Shasta Lake.
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The international military force in Afghanistan says seven American troops are among the 11 people who died in a Blackhawk helicopter crash in the country's south. A Taliban spokesman says the insurgents shot down the aircraft but the NATO-led force said it is still investigating the cause.
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Editor's note: This is Part 3 of "Your Liver, Your Health," an eight- part series by Hollis Pickett In a previous section, I referred to a number of liver conditions that are actually fairly rare – primary biliary cirrhosis (autoimmune), autoimmune hepatitis, Wilson’s Disease (hereditary). More information about these c
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Forecasters predict a return to Redding's signature sunshine and heat today after an unseasonably mild and overcast day Wednesday.
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Work on several north state roads could cause delays today.
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The successor to Redding’s defunct Redevelopment Agency today will consider approving its recognized obligation payment schedule through June 30.
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If the Legislature could write a corporate tax code that favors — or at least isn't stacked against — businesses that invest in California and employ Californians, that'd be a move deserving a round of applause, right?
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The Republican National Committee chairman says President Barack Obama has "blood on (his) hands" for cutting Medicare. Mitt Romney blasts the president for having "robbed" the program of $700 billion.
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One of the best happy hour deals in town, an eclectic menu described accurately as American diner “with a little bit of flair,” good prices and a laid-back “Cheers”-like atmosphere -- that sums up Eddy’s Grill on Market Street, a few blocks south of Redding’s Cascade Theatre.
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Redding's Maggie Baggett started as a fiber artist and recently ventured into mixed media. Baggett, who doesn't have a formal arts background started making soft sculpture art dolls from patterns but soon moved to creating her own unique designs.
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Between budget cuts and facility renovation, it's been three years since Shasta College has staged a summer musical. This year's revival of the genre is a delightful standout and reminder that musical theater is an important component of a community. “Legally Blonde—The Musical is one of the most challenging endeavors w
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Rock ‘n’ roll sunk its joyous roots into Belinda Carlile at an early age (she said Elton John, one of her inspirations, was her “gateway” drug into rock), but deep down, she’s still country.
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On its website, The Goat Tavern of Mount Shasta describes itself as a watering hole for bohemians, mountaineers, fishermen, skiers, snowboarders, weekend bikers with no felonies (misdemeanors overlooked), and chimney sweeps. “You should fit right in,” the site states.
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Once again, the National Park Service has repeated its "Let Burn" policy with the Reading Fire.
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Perhaps the reporting staff at the Record Searchlight could consider thoroughly researching Lassen Volcanic National Park to ascertain correct information is provided to its readers.
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Walk your way to better health
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It seems that the senior voice often is drowned out by the youth of today.
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The Local Community Benefit Committee recently awarded $259,152 to five government jurisdictions in Shasta County.
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In 1912: Congressman Raker presented numerous dispatches from Shasta, Trinity and Siskiyou counties to the commissioner of the general land office. The dispatches asked that the land office at Redding be retained and not consolidated with the office in Sacramento.
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At least one more candidate joined the Anderson City Council race before Wednesday's filing deadline, bringing the number of candidates vying for the three open seats to five.
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Barb Baldwin, a Shasta County public health nurse, prepares to vaccinate Tyler Goss, 11, against whooping cough.
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A woman who died in a car crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 299 near Old Oregon Trail was Michelle Bialek of Redding, a spokeswoman with the Shasta County Coroner's Office said.
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Parents and teachers in the north state are preparing for next week, when students switch from summer break to school books.
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The controversial move to let a lightning-sparked fire in eastern Shasta County burn to clear undergrowth — with unexpected winds causing the blaze to grow exponentially in just one day — is being bashed by north state politicians and residents who want to see the National Park Service's policy change to sto
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Christine and Robert Mitchell are big believers in local, self-sufficient communities.
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Ide Adobe State Historic Park's Adobe Day — and the grand opening of the park's visitor center — is Saturday in Red Bluff.
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Now this is an idea from Sen. Leland Yee that I can really get behind: California could become the first state in the nation to require that public agencies provide their records in searchable formats, such as Excel or Word....
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Redding firefighters responded tonight to a fire that burned a home in the 2800 block of Mahan Street in the Parkview neighborhood.
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Police in Florida say a mother left her toddler in a grocery store for more than an hour and, after returning to the store, was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana.
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The worst thing about filing bankruptcy is agonizing over the decision to file.  Many people worry about under-going a grueling investigation concerning their finances, losing everything they own, and having to deal with a very public court proceeding.  However, the truth is that bankruptcy can be the best decision for
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The San Francisco Chronicle -- the Chronicle! -- argues in an editorial that the state is heading down a bad road in attempting to charge $150 fees on residents of the "State Responsibility Area." An excerpt: There's additional unfairness in...
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Amy Curran, Redding
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If the Legislature could write a corporate tax code that favors — or at least isn't stacked against — businesses that invest in California and employ Californians, that'd be a move deserving a round of applause, right?
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The Republican National Committee chairman says President Barack Obama has "blood on (his) hands" for cutting Medicare. Mitt Romney blasts the president for having "robbed" the program of $700 billion.
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Mike Young, Redding
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With students heading back to school this month, the Redding Police Department is reminding drivers to watch out for children and buses for safety and to avoid hefty fines.
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It is located near Castella and supposedly has peculiar medicinal qualities, especially for skin, stomach, and hair troubles. Its waters come out of solid rock. It was named by an early owner, Mr. Dougherty, for an ancient spring and town...
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A group of fires burning in western Siskiyou County is now spanning 3,450 acres of land, a fire spokeswoman said.
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Gun-rights proponents won a round in Sacramento, the LA Times reports. Doesn't happen every day....
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt took a couple of steps out of the batter's box and admired his towering flyball a little bit too long. When the ball hit off the top of the wall and Belt started running, it was too late. He was thrown out at second base.
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Carrots are more versatile than you think. Upon seeing a bunch of carrots, most people probably think about eating them raw, often while saying "What's up, Doc?" From there, most folks' thoughts go to dipping them into something such as ranch dressing, mayonnaise or hummus. And that's pretty much the extent of it, except f
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LOS ANGELES — The veteran action stars of "The Expendables 2" say a stuntman's on-set death served as a reminder of the danger behind building big-screen thrills.
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We continue to grow as a brokerage. We are now joined by Realtor Sharon Raner. Sharon has been a Realtor in the area since 2007. Former clients and friends can contact her below. Sharon Raner The Ad
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Many a drought-stricken Iowa corn farmer would be envious of Bob Moore's impressive stand of green stalks off I-5 just south of Redding (drove past it yesterday). A nice profile of Moore in the latest issue of Edible Shasta-Butte by...
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High quality arts & crafts, outdoor Black Tie Jazz Dinner, the Siskiyou Arts Bus, music jams, a guitar builders conference and more!
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Cool off and enjoy great art and music in downtown Mt. Shasta August 17th & 18th.
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How to sort through all the fact, fiction, and spinning, to get to the truth, and make the best choice this election, is no easy task.
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ShanesWay is adding a Community Service Award to our nonprofit.
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"A new Mom & Pop in town," e-mailed a reader this week. ""I Go Nuts" at 991 Lake Blvd, a new bakery is a pleasant surprise to North Redding. We tried their donuts last Sunday and their bagels today, and...
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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A great white shark sighting has led to warning signs on California central coast beaches.
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The person who died in a car crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 299 near Old Oregon Trail was Michelle Bialek of Redding, a spokeswoman with the Shasta County Coroner's Office said.
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Let’s see if using that overdone HDR photo style you see on “luxury” homes would help these two. Before and After
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UKIAH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors says Sacramento County sheriff's snipers were justified in shooting to death a gunman who killed two men and led authorities on a five-week manhunt in the woods near Fort Bragg.
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Dear NBC*: You have proven yourselves completely unable to handle the responsibility of an Olympic broadcast, and yet it appears you will be doing so again in four years. Let me list just a few of the ways your ineptitude showed through. 1. You refused to run the opening ceremonies live, which caused smart people [...]
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Today should be a hot day in Redding, but one relatively cool compared to the first few days of the week.
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It seemed harmless enough.
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The modest little lightning-sparked backcountry fire that blew up into a monster and escaped Lassen Volcanic National Park? It was predicted. Indeed, it was textbook.
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Gov. Mitt Romney's choice of Congressman Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate is one of those decisions that seem obvious — if not inevitable — in retrospect, even though it was by no means obvious to most of us beforehand.
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Success of the auto industry bailout is being touted as a huge success and a reason President Obama should be re-elected. That it was a success now seems to be taken as a given, and viewed from Obama's position that makes sense.
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This letter is in response to the Aug. 5 editorial regarding the Redding City Council's recent move to establish a city coordination committee. I want to first thank the editor for addressing this important issue and bringing it to the forefront locally. Many people have no idea what coordination is or what it can do to
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As the Reading Fire continues its streak of destruction through Lassen National Volcanic Park and Lassen National Forest, the controversial call to let the blaze burn in its first two weeks is sparking more unrest from angry county residents, business owners and politicians.
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Already reeling from big cutbacks in Medicare funding, hospitals in the Redding area would lose an additional 13.7 percent of their federal reimbursement under a new analysis ordered by Congress.
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A group of around 60 parents, students and teachers delivered more than 150 books recovered from a Dumpster to the Shasta Union High School District board of trustees on Tuesday night, along with petitions calling for the firing of two administrators and a grand jury investigation.
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The Northern Section football season gets under way Aug. 24, with Week 0 games in several pockets of the north state.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park will hold its first "Golf for Green" tournament Aug. 27 at Riverview Golf and Country Club in Redding.
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It is, according to this website, now a fairly sterile block of Shasta Street. It also has a fairly grim history, which Dottie Smith surely knows but I did not. On January 26th, 1886, a large meeting was held at...
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One person died Tuesday in a wreck on Highway 299 just east of Old Oregon Trail, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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A 49-year-old Forks of Salmon woman died Monday afternoon after her Jeep crashed into a tree on Cecilville Road in Siskiyou County, officers said.
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In 1912: Southern Pacific planned to run a popular excursion train from Red Bluff to points in the Sacramento canyon as far north as Weed. The object was to give people a chance to spend the day in the Sacramento canyon at a low fare. There was expected to be a tremendous crowd, and passengers should take their lunches, if
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A 50-year-old man was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of murder, a day after Redding police found his older brother dead, having sustained a traumatic head injury.
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Two recreation and conservation groups have notified Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and several federal agencies they plan to file a lawsuit over protection for the endangered Shasta crayfish.
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Drivers across the state, including in greater Redding, are seeing fuel prices skyrocket at the pump.
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Those crooks are at it again, reports the Boston Globe, wrecking the political system from within in that den of liberalism that is Massachusetts. Thanks to Emil Shue for setting me straight about corruption in this country....
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES KLAMATH RIVER, Klamath Glen — Steelheading was very good again, and they are being joined by an increasing number of jack and adult salmon. Pressure is getting heavier so it’s best to get on the water early. Troll spinners and Kastmasters near t
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Redding police arrested the driver of a Mustang that went off an embankment on Buenaventura Boulevard on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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Racers take note! NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Racing Series Pacific Division ET Finals September 28-30, 2012 Auto Club Famoso Raceway – Bakersfield, California
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A law prohibited a saloon within so many yards of Fort Crook located in the Fall River Valley. When William Burgett and his family arrived in the Fall River Valley, he craftily walked off the distance from the fort to...
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Emergency crews are responding to reports of a single vehicle crash on Highway 299 just east of Old Oregon Trail today.
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That was the population of the United States at roughly 11:30 a.m. today, according to the Census Bureau's population clock. Just thought y'all should know....
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A 49-year-old Forks of Salmon woman died Monday afternoon after her jeep crashed into a tree on Cecilville Road in Siskiyou County, officers said.
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Prompted by a letter writer's suggestion, I took the opportunity to browse through Lassen Volcanic National Park's Fire Management Plan, adopted just this April. I knew the National Park Service was moving, especially in a naturally fire-prone place like Lassen,...
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OK, opening a hundred restaurants, or whatever the north-state based diner chain has grown to these days, is plenty big time -- and surely what counts to the owners. But as it happens, Black Bear Diner -- specifically, the Black...
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The Pacific Forest Trust, when it announced a recent deal protecting part of the Bear Creek watershed, way out east of McCloud, said it had other deals in the works. And so it does: SAN FRANCISCO (August 14, 2012) -...
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OK, that's not the name our own likely future congressman, along with other like-minded lawmakers leading an anti-cap-and-trade event tomorrow, gave themselves, but liberal activist Steve Maviglio so dubs them: Never mind the blistering hot temperatures and record drought that...
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Just in case you thought the realignment mess couldn't get any worse, the L.A. Times would like to remind you that it might. SACRAMENTO -- California's progress in relieving its teeming prisons has slowed so much that it probably won't...
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Money in your pocket. We love seeing pools this color. So easy to add value.
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Redding's Janet Tyrrel apparently did just that. OK, perhaps it wasn't the only motivation for her trip to Indiana, which included a jaunt to the Iowa State Fair. Nonetheless, there's photographic evidence -- on the website of The New York...
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File name of photo: 0814_RCFE_SceneA
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Tehama deputies are looking for the person or people who burglarized a Red Bluff area home Monday, they said today.
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Joaquin Miller, one of Northern California's more controversial and colorful literary figures, is experiencing a revival of sorts.
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Heat waves ripple across too much pavement and steely automobiles, evaporating the moisture right off your eyes. Blink back the heat. Find a way to stay chill today, Redding. You can do it. You al
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I do like the look on people's faces.My right arm is in a sling, wrapped in layers of Ace bandage, a hard plastic brace and 3M Coban tape. The end result of a two-hour surgical procedure recently to reattach my right bicep muscle to the radius bone, were it belongs.I ruptured the tendon. Completely tore it from the bo
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The Reading Fire in eastern Shasta County is burning just about 24,000 acres this morning, officials said.
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A 50-year-old man was arrested this afternoon, a day after Redding police found his older brother dead, having sustained a traumatic head injury.
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Much as I wish I could have gone to London. I was here at home watching on the TV with my DVR digital recorder. But, of all the sports, there’s one that simply must be watched live—our own Megan Rapinoe playing for the gold. Here’s how it’s done: Step 1 – Forget when the game [...]
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Forecasters expect today to heat up again Prepare for a high of 110 degrees and a balmy low tonight of 71 degrees. Temperatures should cool on Wednesday with a high of 103 degrees, and forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say the Redding area may even go back to double-digit temperatures starting on
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A 23-year-old Redding man who pleaded no contest last month to robbing and pepper-spraying a smoke shop clerk who was holding a 7-month-old baby will be sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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ANDERSON — The Shasta District Fair board of directors today will receive an update on the now-infamous Jukebox Musical Festival.
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The Shasta County supervisors aren't interested in banning jumbo-size sodas, as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg advocates. Nor are they looking to levy a soda tax, which a few California cities are putting on the ballot this fall in an attempt to raise money and help residents slim down.
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If there's such a thing as a sure thing it politics, it is this: If the water plan announced late last month by Gov. Jerry Brown ever passes the state Legislature, it will surely become the object of a statewide referendum much like the 1982 vote that defeated a somewhat similar plan endorsed by Brown.
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On June 29 my granddaughter, Tara Gordon 25, was found dead on Interstate 5 in Oregon. My daughter, Tara's mother, was not notified of Tara's death before it was broadcast on KRCR News. We learned of her death only on the news.
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This summer I finished a one-year interim superintendent position with Gateway Unified School District. It was a great experience and I want to publicly thank the school board, staffs and community of Shasta Lake for their kindness and for the shared passion to provide the students and parents outstanding schools.
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I want to thank the wonderful woman — Jessica is the name I remember — who turned around on Court Street Thursday evening, Aug. 2, when she saw me crumpled and bleeding in the gutter after my bicycle crash.
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As the Reading Fire in eastern Shasta County grew to more than 21,500 acres on Monday, frustrations of residents and business owners in nearby Old Station also expanded as business and road closures, smoky air and evacuation threats continued.
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Lithia Chevrolet of Redding at 200 E. Cypress Ave. will kick off its grand reopening Wednesday.
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Parents of special-needs students will be protesting today what they say are unfair changes and an atmosphere of disrespect and intimidation in a special education program in the Shasta Union High School District.
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Redding is one of nearly 200 domestic airports now equipped with full-body passenger screening machines the government says are less invasive and do a better job of protecting privacy.
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Potential bidders later this month will have the chance to win vacations, art, wine and even a puppy at a pair of auctions by a nonprofit dedicated to funding improvements at Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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Shasta County as a wine tourism destination? Local vintners say it's happening.
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Filing extended in Tehama County
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In 1912: After being closed for nearly two years, the railroad station at Lamoine was going to reopen. This will be a great accommodation to the Lamoine Lumber and Trading Co., which has had to handle its business through an agent at Delta, seven miles to the south.
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SHINGLETOWN — Dianne Nelson likes to call it a "friendraiser."
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Rod Rice sat on the couch in agony.
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Sun Oaks Aquatics Racing swimmers competed at the Western Zones Swimming Championships in Grand Junction, Colo., over the weekend.
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Red Bluff police arrested a 26-year-old parolee today in connection with a home-invasion robbery earlier in the day.
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Shasta Lake firefighters tonight are at the scene of a garage fire at Grand Coulee Boulevard and Shasta Street.
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A couple of weeks ago I invited people to dinner in my front yard, to watch the Perseid meteor shower and hang out. As the date drew closer, I realized it was going to be really hot. It was 108/42 on Saturday. So I changed some of the menu. I sure as hell didn't want to have the oven on all day. (At least it wasn't a
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Steal headline ideas from Cosmopolitan magazine. So suggests this blogger. For examples, click here. Love her or loath her, Helen Gurley Brown, dead at 90, revolutionized the magazine industry and employed some of the best headline writers in the business....
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Cruising downtown Redding after midnight on Friday on a police ride-along I wasn't surprised to see a big crowd inside and outside Johnny's Cat House bar on California Street. What did stick out were two miniskirted sign wavers on facing...
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A vegetation fire this evening north of the Pit River Bridge forced emergency crews to briefly close the off ramp from northbound Interstate 5 to Turntable Bay Road.
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Mary Sue Sutter, Shingletown
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The Shasta County supervisors aren't interested in banning jumbo-size sodas, as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg advocates. Nor are they looking to levy a soda tax, which a few California cities are putting on the ballot this fall in an attempt to raise money and help residents slim down.
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If there's such a thing as a sure thing it politics, it is this: If the water plan announced late last month by Gov. Jerry Brown ever passes the state Legislature, it will surely become the object of a statewide referendum much like the 1982 vote that defeated a somewhat similar plan endorsed by Brown.
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A 39-year-old Santa Cruz man was sentenced in Shasta County Superior Court today to 31 years in prison for molesting three girls over a period of several years, according to the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office.
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A Shasta Lake man is set to go on trial in connection with the July 2010 accidental drowning of his 11-year-old daughter.
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While Selling Your Home Chris and Maria Jeantet will personally:   ·         Present Agency Disclosure explaining the different relationships between agents and consumers.   ·        
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Dr. Dingee was a dentist who lived approximately two miles north of Middletown in the mid-1800's at Fort Dingee, named by him. He is buried in the Middletown Cemetery in a coffin filled with salt, his Bible, and a bottle...
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I've seen a lot of oddball county proclamations, but the proposed Board of Supervisors' resolution declaring September to be "Think Before You Drink Sugary Beverages Month" must win some kind of prize. Or so I thought. Then I read it....
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The Reading Fire in Lassen Volcanic National Park pushed beyond 20,000 acres today, a more than 1,000-acre jump from late Sunday, according to the U.S. Forest Service
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Tehama County deputies are looking for whoever stabbed a Red Bluff man late Sunday at a party in Gerber, though the victim isn’t saying much, according to the sheriff’s office.
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Q. How should a person of faith address the issue of religious hate crimes, like the murders at the Sikh temple in Wisconsin? Chardi Kala. This term is an important expression used in Sikhism for a mind frame that a Sikh has to accept and practise. It loosely means a “positive.” Always be — in “high spirits,” “e
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Interesting to see Gov. Jerry Brown's office forcefully make these scientific arguments. While California is taking action, some of those who oppose the move to renewable energy and cleaner transportation have mischaracterized the science of climate change in an effort...
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One person was moderately injured this afternoon after crashing into a power box on Victoria Drive in west Redding, dispatchers said.
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Mike Duane of Redding, who's sent letters to the Record Searchlight now and then over the years, emailed us this piece last week, which struck me as a thought-provoking read on a subject much on people's minds lately. Unfortunately, Mike...
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Hammer time!
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Aunt shelly drawing with Austin.
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Dear NBC*: You have proven yourselves completely unable to handle the responsibility of an Olympic broadcast, and yet it appears you will be doing so again in four years. Let me list just a few of the ways your ineptitude showed through.1. You refused to run the opening ceremonies live, which
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The survivors of a plane crash in central Idaho can prove just how close they came to death, with a seven-minute video documenting their harrowing experience.
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Authorities in Trinity County destroyed pot operations spanning two local forests last week, seizing 21,000 plants and some 200 pounds of processed marijuana, according to the Trinity County Sheriff's Office.
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There still isn't any sign of a Redding man who was reported missing on Friday, officials said.
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Here’s an attractively priced newer home that the government foreclosed. We like Shasta Lake City for the value home prices, small town atmosphere, and
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Three people reported that they were assaulted over the weekend in Red Bluff, officers said, including two men who were stabbed by an unknown assailant and a woman who was grabbed by the throat and nearly kidnapped by a man she knew.
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Students from across the US are turning in their swimsuits for backpacks and heading back to school. Soon summer will evaporate, school will start and the school bell will ring in the new school year. Students will show up on the first day back to school with new expectations and new hope. The start of the [...]
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It'll be another scorcher today in Redding, but a day slightly cooler, nonetheless, than the last few. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high of 107 degrees and a low tonight of 69 degrees. The pattern of bright, sunny skies in the north state also will continue today. Forecasters have
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CHICAGO — Laws strictly curbing school sales of junk food and sweetened drinks may play a role in slowing childhood obesity, according to a study that seems to offer the first evidence such efforts could pay off.
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer was left with a gaping hole on one side after it collided with an oil tanker early Sunday just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A spokesman for Billy Graham says the 93-year-old evangelist is being treated at a North Carolina hospital for bronchitis.
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Too many salmon? It seems like only yesterday our Northern California chinook were collapsing to the verge of extinction.
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As the president and CEO of the north state's oldest locally owned and operated private security agency, I have witnessed a myriad of changes in my 38 years in this profession. Boy, how I miss those youthful years when there really was so little to be concerned about when it came to your family's safety.
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Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force. If you want me to do something for you, you have a choice of either convincing me via argument, or force me to do your bidding under threat of force. Every human interaction falls into one of those two categories, without exception. Reason or force,
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I appreciated Jerry Wheeler's defense of government employees, who are so often maligned due to misinformation and misperception.
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In 1912: Charles Camden, who came to Shasta County in 1850 and spent the greater part of his life within its border, passed away in his home in Oakland. He built the Camden toll road from near Shasta to Tower House, 13 miles, in 1862. He was easily the most prominent man in the business affairs of Shasta County from the ear
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LONDON — Shock and despair overwhelmed Team USA's Ryan Hall, of Redding, after he crossed the start/finish line two laps short of completing the men's marathon on the final day of the London Olympics.
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The massive Reading Fire east of Redding grew to 19,150 acres over the weekend, but crews also got a slightly better hold on the fire Sunday.
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More than 100 people came to the Sikh Centre in Anderson on Sunday for a prayer vigil to honor those killed in two recent shootings, one of which — at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin — hit close to home for local members of the Indian-based faith.
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Redding police said they used a stolen GPS device Sunday morning to pinpoint where the theft happened and solve the case.
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The nail-biting landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars got me to thinking of NASA's other interplanetary triumphs, specifically the Voyager 2 fly-by of Neptune (I was lucky enough to be among the reporters at JPL that night in August...
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The colony was officially known as the Eudora Evangelical Colonists. 29 German men and their families arrived at Whitmore in 1885 and settled 3½ miles east of the present Whitmore Store and built a church, established a farm for each...
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Here’s a brief tour video of our new listing. Plus a short bit about Anderson. Tastefully remodeled interior on this 4 bedroom ranch style home on more than a third of an acre near Anderson. Indoor laundry, big livingroom, attached shop, covered patio. Corner lot, quiet street. Call (530) 244 7603 to s
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A 21-year-old Redding man saw his stealing spree thwarted by Redding police this morning after they found him with a stolen GPS device and used it to track where the thefts began, officers said.
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Its hard to beat the home value pricing offered in Shasta Lake City.
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Wild Ride 2012 - Day 1 from Deacon Pat Kearns on Vimeo. Wild Ride 2012 - Reno to Salt Lake City from Deacon Pat Kea
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Today is the final day for the Siskiyou Golden Fair in Yreka and the Trinity County Fair in Hayfork.
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Redding has reached the peak of the heat as temperatures will slowly begin dropping this week, according to the National Weather Service.
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Marathon runner Ryan Hall of Redding dropped out of today's Olympic race with hamstring tightness.
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In a sense, Patrick Wyrick has gone back to his food roots.
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It really didn't bother me when the patio thermometer hit one hundred and something, but it bothered Fran.
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A study of 13 of California's 33 federally recognized tribal casinos -- including Redding Rancheria's Win-River Casino -- shows the $7.5 billion economic clout annually of such establishments statewide as Gov. Jerry Brown is contemplating next month expanding by two the number of Indian casinos.
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By the time you read these words, chances are the world will already know the outcome of Redding's second medal chase in a single week. Did Ryan Hall outrace the odds?
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Natural wildfire is good for the American West's landscape, where plants and animals are adapted to recurring blazes. Without the periodic disruption of fire, the meadows where deer browse shrink and grasses' productivity declines, some trees and flowers never reproduce, rare black-backed woodpeckers and other birds
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All of us are given gifts. It's what we do with these gifts, rather than the gifts themselves, that counts.
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Once again we residents of Shasta County are subjected to air pollution due to smoke from a government-managed fire. The culprits in this case are the U.S. Forest Service in Plumas County and Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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Lindsey Bonner and Bertil Smith, both of San Diego, were married Aug. 3, 2012, aboard the Aolani Catamaran in San Diego. Capt. Frank C. Allen officiated. The bride is the daughter of Bruce and Sherryl Bonner of Redding, and Bruce Trudeau and Lorrie Berry of Redding. She graduated from Foothill High School in 2001 and CSU, S
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Dear Straight Talk: My friend was slipped a date-rape drug at a party. She was drinking, but not that much, then suddenly she started acting super drunk and went unconscious. We got her out of there, but nobody would take her to emergency because her dad is a government figure. We kept watching her breathing and heartbeat.
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Ten years ago, my husband, Travis, and I joined four other couples for a camping trip at San Clemente Beach in Southern California. We had three children between the five couples; our daughter, Payton, and her friends Hannah and Noah were all on the verge of turning 2. They were three very happy, grubby children.
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"Son of Stone" and "Bel-Air Dead" are two recent entries in the Stuart Woods series about the "luckiest guy in the world," Stone Barrington.
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It happens. The airlines oversells your flight, and an agent announces over the loudspeaker that passengers willing to give up their seats will receive some sort of compensation and an alternative flight. If no one volunteers, passengers will be selected to be involuntarily bumped.
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Q. If I get a notice of sale, typically, how soon do I have to get my house on the market to Short Sale before they foreclose on it?
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Bargain hunters everywhere swear by shopping seasonally. Buy when demand is lowest (who thinks to replace their air conditioner in February?) or when retailers are pushing out old inventory in anticipation of new models. Unless you stay up on trending tech news, it's hard to know when a new generation of the Smartphon
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Ray and Joyce Root of Redding celebrated their 60th anniversary on Aug. 9, 2012. They were married on Aug. 9, 1952, in Middletown, Ohio. Arthur Raymond Root Jr. and Joyce Marlene Auerbach were born and raised in Middletown, Ohio. Ray received his degree in chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati. The couple
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BluApple uses technology that's been around for over 30 years and is used by produce growers to control ethylene gas to get produce to consumers as fresh as possible.
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In my early 30s, after passing through a dark night of the soul, I felt called to ministry. I applied to one of the seminaries at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, but my application was rejected.
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Anderson River Park occupies a spectacular location on the Sacramento River. It includes large picnic areas, an amphitheater, playgrounds and athletic fields, and is the scene of celebrations, food fests, concerts, youth sports and much more. Further down river is a "Nature Park," with acreage owned both by Anderson
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I was thrilled to read how the good Dr. Robert Wise, among others, returned his Eagle Scout medals because of the Boys Scouts' refusal to relent on a long-standing policy of refusing to allow gays to participate with the Boys Scouts of America.
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The opening sentence of Wednesday's editorial sums up the issue. No, it is not crazy. Let Californians, all Californians, pay for the monitoring. Want it? Pay for it. Continue to let it come from the ailing general fund and prioritize expenses as we all must do.
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Marathons are won years before they happen.
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Dear Babe: I have a baseball signed in 1932 in my presence by Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Joe Sewell. It was signed in Albany, N.Y., on the Yankees stopover from Cleveland or Detroit. They were en route to Boston. Babe's signature is on the "sweet spot" with Sewell's below the seams and Gehrig's on a side
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Q: An issue has come up regarding minors in possession of a firearm, and so we would appreciate some clarification. The question is in regard to teenage hunters who hunt on an adult license (16 years and older) but are still considered minors (less than 18 years). This seems to be a "gray zone" because these teens c
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The Lassen Foundation will hold a fundraiser on Aug. 25 to benefit programs at the park.
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California will begin mailing bills to rural residents for a new fire protection fee, prompting outcries from north state legislators.
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It was still light outside on a Thursday in July when officer Jacob Provencio left the downtown Redding police station to start patrol duties in the surrounding blocks.
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City of Redding workers make repairs after a water main burst Saturday morning, prompting the closure of Lanning Avenue and part of Parkview Avenue.
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Bernie Baker was standing outside The Music Connection during the Redding store's grand reopening on Bechelli Lane, smiling as a familiar customer, Nate, strolled up.
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Lassen Peak, the star of Tehama County's Branding Project, serves as the dramatic backdrop for a fundraising gala Saturday.
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As the sun rose over the north state Saturday morning, it shone an orange-hued light, cast through a thin gray haze that had fallen on Redding and shrouded Mt. Shasta and Lassen Peak.
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"I think we stuck that landing. The team will be happy to take a perfect 10.0 score on that one," declared former Anderson resident Matt Horner, 28, on the successful landing of a roving Mars Science Laboratory on the red planet's surface.
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When leaving Anchorage, I realized why people don't get up too early to travel, especially on a motorcycle. It's cold.
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Courtesy of Mercy Medical Center, Redding
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In 1912: James Welsh, oldest son of W.M. Welsh, of Kennett, stage driver and mail carrier of the Kimberly route, had a narrow escape from being run over. He became overcome by the heat, fainted and fell from the front seat of the stage. He was confined to his home with severe bruises on his head and several cuts requiring s
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Firefighters went to a fire this evening that was burning grass at 2805 Pioneer Drive, between Pioneer and Eureka Way in Redding.
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Some cool moves and sophisticated-looking camerawork focused on the Sundial Bridge and environs in this short music video....
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The Doney Creek Bridge in Lakehead was built a little too low because when the lake was full, the deck of the bridge was under water. To fix it, they built another bed on top of the original roadbed....
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Authorities say they arrested four individuals suspected of cultivating marijuana after a raid on a Lakehead home yielded more than 28 pounds of processed marijuana, 325 marijuana plants and $4,000.
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Police say they're searching for a man who went missing Friday evening after they found his truck and property intact at his home.
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So what Happened to the big Volcano at Kid's Kingdom? IT'S GETTING A MAKEOVER!! For a while many here in Redding, CA have been wondering what's happening over at Kid's Kingdom and its iconic Fantasy Fountain, especially during these long, hot summer days! I realize&
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Being stopped if you are innocent of wrongdoing, even if the officer has legal grounds for doing so, is without question humiliating and maddening. But being shot when you are innocent of any wrongdoing is far worse. So writes Heather...
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Here’s a 1974 built home on 1.2 acres in the desirable Swasey region west of Redding.
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A water main burst earlier this morning, prompting the closure of part of Parkview and Lanning avenues.
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This week we have the pleasure of hearing from Pam Geisel, Statewide Coordinator of the UC Master Gardener Program - several counties of which are accepting applicants for this fall - including Glenn and Shasta. Pam gives us an update on Master Gardener programs in the North State and recommends visiting some of their keyst
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The string of hot temperatures will reach its zenith today, as the mercury climbs to 105 during a clear day, the National Weather Service reports.
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The Perseids, one of the largest meteor showers, will be at its peak tonight. Learn more about this annual event at Turtle Bay Exploration Park’s Family 2nd Saturday event at the park, 840 Auditorium Drive, Redding.
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A 50-member chorus featuring the Northern Gateway and Southern Oregon Sound choruses will perform American hits from the nation’s history.
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The Redding woman who was the victim of an alleged assault in an apparent effort to kill her then-unborn son was in Shasta County Superior Court a Friday for the first time to see her accused attackers.
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Shasta Wine Village? Who wouldn't raise a glass to that idea?
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For a few years now, off and on, I've been doing write-ups on local restaurants in the Thursday DATE magazine. People sometimes ask, "What's your favorite restaurant?"
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In response to the allegations by Jennifer Hobbs ("Questions linger five months after Cottonwood firefighter's death," July 28), nothing could be further from the truth.
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Congressional Republicans continue to contend that the tax cuts proposed by Democrats, which exempt individuals earning over $200,000 and couples earning over $250,000, will "hurt the economy because boosting taxes on the wealthy will hinder them from hiring workers for their companies."
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Why did the chicken cross the road? To get on the wrong side of history.
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Does Ardith Kindred expect Alan Jackson to work for free?
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Someone needs to remind Gov. Moonbeam that the peripheral canal was voted down more than once by a "mob" of California voters.
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Dorothy Mock, Shasta Lake
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In 1912: The Afterthought Copper Co. purchased the Terry Railroad. The railroad always had been used, primarily, to haul Terry’s lumber the 16 miles from the flume outlet at Bella Vista to the Southern Pacific connection at Anderson. The Afterthought planned to extend the road 12 miles to its copper mines and smelter at I
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A weeks-old blaze in Lassen Volcanic National Park grew to more than 11,000 acres Friday evening, closing down a swath of the Lassen National Forest, while firefighters battled two other blazes in Shasta County.
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Every weekend, Dan Martin drives what he calls the "San Francisco 500."
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A weeks-old blaze in Lassen Volcanic National Park grew to more than 12,500 acres Friday evening, closing down a swath of the Lassen National Forest and prompting agencies to warn residents about smoke dangers.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge Friday rejected an effort by a Redding attorney to obtain the personnel records of a former California Highway Patrol officer charged with possession of child porn and other criminal counts.
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A former Redding fugitive facing 77 years to life in prison had his sentencing delayed Friday in Shasta County Superior Court as his defense attorney seeks a new trial for him.
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After 16 years on the Anderson City Council, Councilwoman Norma Comnick is retiring.
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Now that Redding officials have forwarded to prosecutors and a grand jury, an ex-employee's accusations of dubious practices at the electric utility, it almost is a given they need an independent firm with energy expertise to conduct a comprehensive review.
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Marathons are won years before they happen.
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I can hear it.
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Redding's Ryan Hall is competing in the 2012 Olympic marathon early Sunday morning Pacific time, in the final day of the summer games.
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New chamber app helps find deals
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SACRAMENTO - A 42-year-old Florida man was sentenced today to five years of prison for growing marijuana in an Anderson warehouse, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
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Dorothy Mock, Shasta Lake
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Roy Hutchings, Oak Run
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A vegetation fire is burning this afternoon near Airport and Argyle roads in Redding. The fire is about 2 acres and is burning on both sides of Airport Road just south of Argyle. A large plume of smoke can be seen in the area.
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A 20-year-old man Simi Valley man police said was involved in a series of armed robberies late last month turned himself in this afternoon.
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A 12-acre fire burning near the Keswick boat ramp off Iron Mountain Road was 75 percent contained at 6 p.m. today.
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A former Redding fugitive facing 77 years to life in prison had his sentencing delayed today in Shasta County Superior Court as his defense attorney seeks a new trial for him.
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The Trinity County Sheriff has welcomed its newest canine cadet.
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Fatboy80, the first guesser, hit the nail on the head - it's Doney Creek Bridge in Lakehead. Congratulations to him! Thank you everyone for playing and thank you Jack's Grill for providing the great prize. See you next Friday at...
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Lots of people complain about our fair city. But things must be better than they appear in the RS comments section given the dearth of candidates for city council this time around. You'll recognize all the names. Click here. Maybe...
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The Redding woman who was the victim of an alleged assault in an apparent effort to kill her then unborn son was in Shasta County Superior Court today for the first time to see her accused attackers.
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Me, I think sensible use of hydroelectricity is a good thing. I ought to be on Rep. Doc Hastings' side in this argument. And then he goes here: In a bit of tit for tat, the legislation introduced this month...
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This video takes the prize! It totally touched my heart.   In this video, we're challenged with the true definition of 'home'...this couple is so inspiring, hats off to them for building such a legacy! Marriage does get better with age. Home...it's not about the structure...enjoy!
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Yes, it's come to this at California State University campuses: Cal State leaders told the university's 23 campuses they will not be allowed to admit California graduate students for the spring term, which starts in January. Budget cuts made the...
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Traffic on Highway 299 about 25 to 30 miles east of Redding is slowed this afternoon after a trailer hauling cattle tipped just a few miles west of Round Mountain, spilling the animals onto the roadway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Strictly speaking, I've been boycotting beer of late in an effort to reverse the no-longer-deniable arrival of middle-age spread. But I might have to call off the boycott -- at least temporarily -- in honor of this fine event: Redding...
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So asks a correspondent (who asked for anonymity) in the following e-mail: ... REU is trying to get City Council approval to outsource their call center. City Council is slated to vote on this on Tuesday. The reason for REU...
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A 58-year-old Shingletown man arrested in April for stabbing his younger brother was convicted today by a Shasta County Superior Court jury of assault with a deadly weapon and other crimes.
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One of the numerous reasons to select California native plants for home landscapes is that many show different characteristics in different seasons, providing year-round interest.
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Micheal Kauffmann's new book "Conifer Country" celebrates the diversity of species in the Klamath Mountain region and offers lots of hikes for looking at the many different species in the north state's forests.
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The trailer to an excellent 2011 documentary on the whistleblower who tried in vain for years to get the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission to act on fraudster Bernard Madoff. A cautionary tale for any investor....
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From "edatoakrun" on today's editorial: While the allegations of petty corruption by REU officials are troubling, the long term systemic mismanagement of REU's energy trading schemes are a far greater future threat to REU ratepayers. The Redding City Council has...
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E-mailed essay by a former managing editor of the Record Searchlight: No matter who wins, we may be in trouble Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard....
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...perhaps adding a 'Rapinoe Rib-eye' in honor of Redding's Olympic gold medal winner and soccer star daughter of one of his long-time employees? Just a thought....
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For the best flavor, allow tomatoes to fully ripen on the plant. Wait until the tomato is deep red, yellow or whatever final color the tomato is to be, because once it is removed from the vine, the supply of sugars is cut off. To harvest, gently twist the fruit so that the stem separates from the vine. Tomatoes are best kep
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My favorite rose got so badly damaged it died, but now new growth has appeared from underground. Will this come true to the original rose?
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers a strategy for getting stains from gel-ink pens out of clothing.
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Torn-down decking, ripped-up flooring, a discarded couch, unwanted sink and other things found a new home in Sunnie Hunt's home. Her Redding-area house features reclaimed materials and secondhand items as part of a philosophy of living small and avoiding waste.
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Food-preservation and floral design classes planned.
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Americans are angry at the big-time bankers and brokers, and yet, far from a populist attack on crony capitalism, Wall Street is sitting pretty, looking ahead to a presidential election that it can't possibly lose. They have bankrolled a nifty...
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What is the name of this bridge? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. We have great prizes to entice you to play. On the first Friday of each month a $25 gift certificate goes to the winner from one...
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Red Bluff police today caught up with and arrested a man wanted for a burglary Wednesday at the private home of a reverend at Sacred Heart Parish on Main Street.
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Here’s a well appointed Sunset Hills home on 11+ acres in this gated equestrian community.
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Red Bluff police are looking for a man who attacked and tried to rape a 28-year-old woman early today off Willow Street near railroad tracks, officers said today.
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The Reading Fire in Lassen Volcanic National Park grew overnight to just more than 9,000 acres, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
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Summer in Redding can be summed up in one word...HOT.  It is interesting that the higher the temperature gets the more specific people seem to get in describing it.  During the spring you might hear..."it was really nice weather this weekend the temperature was in the 70s." But when we get weather like we are [...]
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A 17-year-old girl was injured this morning after hitting another car that turned in front of hers on Rancho Road at Alta Mesa Drive, Redding police said.
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The deadline to file for offices up for vote in the November election is today, according to county elections officials.
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Work on several north state roads could cause delays today.
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The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather warning for the north state due to high temperatures in the valley.
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A former tire store came down this week in downtown Redding to make way for the new Riverfront Playhouse.
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LONDON — They sang the national anthem. Did you see them? Standing on the podium, the American flag being hoisted in Wembley Stadium, gold medals dangling from their necks?
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Ex-Shasta Lake Councilwoman Dolores Lucero, who qualified Thursday for the November election ballot, will stand trial on felony charges of forging and falsifying evidence, perjury and offering a false document, a judge ruled earlier the same day.
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The Oregon man charged with murdering his aunt and nearly killing his uncle during a bloody attack at their Redding home in June won't be going to trial until at least next year.
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HAYFORK — Despite losing more than half of its budget last year, the Trinity County Fair kicks off today with much of the same offerings as in years past.
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A fire burning in Lassen Volcanic National Park grew to more than 6,000 acres Thursday night, National Park Service officials said, as Shasta County officials issued an air quality warning.
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In 1912: George Lorenz, after killing the Gould sisters, killed himself. His body was found beneath a pine tree 300 feet up the hill from the Lorenz cabin.
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The number of Chinook salmon swimming up the Klamath River this year is expected to be the largest in decades, with estimates ranging from 352,000 to 380,000 fish returning this fall.
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There are two ways to run against Barack Obama: stewardship or ideology. You can run against his record or you can run against his ideas.
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Recently I wrote a letter to the editor about an incident at my store where a shoplifter had pulled a knife while being arrested, and the policeman merely cited the offender and then let her go free. The title of the letter was "What does it take to get arrested?"
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I was sorry to hear about the dying grass at Redding Memorial Park for all of those people who paid for lovely grounds.
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This is the second in a two-part series on historical hotels in Shasta County.
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Private forest companies may soon be closing off to the public millions of acres of forest land in California.
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In a series of approvals Thursday, Shasta County Planning Commissioners OK'd use permits for two cellphone towers east of Redding and a "wine village" to draw tourists north of the city.
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A former tire store came down this week in downtown Redding to make way for the new Riverfront Playhouse.
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Megan Rapinoe has brought her loved ones to tears.
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Benny Brown Auto Group has purchased Hobbie Auto Group in Oroville.
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I'm trying to remember the last time we had a whole summer go by here in the north state without a big wildfire - or four or five of them. It pretty much goes with the territory, doesn't it? No matter how much rain we get in the winter or spring (and we got a [...]
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Police say they arrested four people during a drunken driving and driver's license checkpoint on Lake Boulevard on Thursday.
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Applebee's
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The "disgruntled former employee" can be an invaluable teller of ugly truths or an embittered insider out for revenge.
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Megan Rapinoe has brought her loved ones to tears.
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The Oregon man charged with murdering his aunt and nearly killing his uncle during a bloody attack at their Redding home in June won't be going to trial until at least next year.
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SACRAMENTO - A 42-year-old Happy Valley man arrested last month was indicted today on child pornography charges, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Attorney's office said.
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Residents of eastern Shasta County should limit outdoor activities if they're sensitive to smoke or among certain groups as a wildfire in Lassen County burns around 3,700 acres, officials say.
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From the Shasta County Bi-Centennial Edition by Rosena Giles: "...St. Charles surpassed itself in a grand dinner...roast beef, pork, mutten, beef a-la-mode, stuffed pig, barbequed hog, oyster pie, chicken fricassee, roast turkey, chicken, duck and goose, vegetables of all kinds,...
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Officials are asking customers to reduce their electricity usage as much as possible during the next few days as utilities cope with power demands at record levels and a large power plant being offline in southern California.
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It's not his headache anymore, but the energy strategy that a recently sacked REU manager harshly criticized as overpriced and "corrupt" goes back to the time of former REU Director Paul Hauser -- now running the Trinity Public Utility District...
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A federal grand jury indicted two Shasta County men today on suspicion of making and selling fake documents.
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Celebrate America With Us!
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I believe this Bloomberg story, from January, is a good read in light of the complaints about Redding Electric Utility's strategy. A shale-driven glut of natural gas has cut electricity prices for the U.S. power industry by 50 percent and...
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In an exchange on this post from earlier this week, regular commenter Emil Shue declared that efforts -- largely pushed by Republicans and fought by Democrats -- to require voter ID, more thoroughly review voter rolls and otherwise tighten up...
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Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. Women's soccer team are playing against Japan right now in the Olympics gold medal match at Wembley Stadium in London
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The last time we saw this house, we were impressed with the lovely granite and tile work. The above garage door photo is all we are provided in the current listi
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  This morning we went to a home we had been to a couple years ago. They wanted to convert a decorative wood burning fireplace into a wood heater by replacing it or by putting an insert in it. We had given a bid to tear the existing fireplace out and replace it with an EPA certified built in unit. In our opinion, this
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HDMI cables are currently used to connect HD televisions and computer monitors. I see these cables all the time in stores marked as high as $40 for so called “Hi Def High Speed” versions. That’s just crazy. It’s just wire. Buy
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A slew of fires continue to burn across the north state today. Here are the latest updates from the U.S. Forest Service:
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Re: whistleblower/ "disgruntled ex-employee" Michael Brown's e-mail charging "corruption" at our city-owned electric utility. Yours Truly spent four years working for Hawaiian Electric and its parent company. It's a complex business and, I fear, way beyond the skill set of...
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Dunsmuir’s City Council meets today to consider forming a committee to discuss city water rates
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It's all on the line today for Foothill High grad Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women's soccer team.
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The Shasta County Planning Commission will vote this afternoon on two cell phone towers proposed east of Redding that would be disguised as pine trees.
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The National Weather Service is warning that today and Friday will bring temperatures hotter than usual.
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Work on several north state roads could cause delays today.
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The California Wolf Center draws the world's attention to a new report from the state Department of Fish and Game, which was apparently discussed at today's Fish and Game Commission meeting after the politics got over with. The report responds...
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SACRAMENTO — A bill to ban using hounds to hunt bear and bobcat drew what legislators said was one of the largest crowds in recent memory to a state Assembly committee hearing on Wednesday.
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Read it before you sign it.
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BEIT SHEMESH, Israel — The rock hit Nili Philipp on the side of her helmet as she biked last year along the main road in this Jerusalem suburb. A few years earlier, the spitting had begun, as Philipp jogged on a road bordering an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood. Men called her names: Shikseh, the derogatory term for a Gen
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There’s something new, different and muy delicioso at Puerto Vallarta, a favorite local Mexican restaurant -- an addictive guacamole appetizer made to order at your table.
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Vivacious artist Shirley Barone is mother of three daughters, grandmother to four grandchildren and great grandmother to three grandsons and a new granddaughter. Shirley has worked and taught art and creative writing to children for the past 45 years and has won numerous art awards as well as a Distinguished Meritorious Ser
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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beloved “Oklahoma!” is a musical theater staple and has long been one of Trish Harris’ favorites, so it was an obvious pick as the first summer stock production for her Westside Performing Arts Company.
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• Music in the Mountains • Even More Music • Shingletown’s The Place • Wine and Beer Festival • Shop and Taste
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Marc Beauchamp's column regarding the upcoming court confrontation between the Shasta County Resource Management Department and businessman Reverge Anselmo points out what is dysfunctional on both fronts.
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Another shooting tragedy in the town of Oak Creek, Wisc. Our prayers go out to the families of those killed and wounded. Now the anti-gun politicians like Sen. Leland Yee will want more gun control. They will try any way they can to get it done.
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Joe Myers, Lakehead
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Foreclosure filings in Shasta County in July plunged to their lowest level in nearly four years.
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With flags unfurled and gently flapping in the breeze, Army 1st Lt. Sean Robert Jacobs of Redding was remembered Wednesday as a warrior and peacemaker during an emotional memorial service at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo.
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A proposed village north of Redding off Interstate 5 that would showcase local wineries and restaurants will come before the Shasta County Planning Commission today.
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Ex-Shasta Lake Councilwoman Dolores Lucero had to wait another day to learn whether she'll be ordered to stand trial on felony charges of forging and falsifying evidence after prosecutors on Wednesday asked she also be charged with perjury and offering a false document, both felonies.
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It was midmorning when Nathan Fairchild noticed he'd missed a call. He picked up his phone and checked the messages.
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In 1912: Kate Gould, 13, and her sister Elba Gould, 16, were found murdered at the home of their mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. William Lorenz, at Steiner's Flat, four miles down Trinity River from Douglas City. George Lorenz, brother of William Lorenz, could not be found and was suspected of being the murderer. Fr
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Firefighters are battling a 3,600-acre blaze today that began as a small fire and originally was allowed to burn overgrowth in the Lassen Volcanic National Park, according to the National Park Service.
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Lassen Volcanic National Park will celebrate the brilliance of darkness with its first Dark Sky Festival this weekend.
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A former utility executive resigned Tuesday in the wake of allegations of corruption unleashed by a dismissed Redding Electric Utility supervisor.
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A former Anderson police officer sentenced in December to 364 days in jail for assaulting a Millville woman in his custody was released Wednesday from Sacramento County jail where he was housed since late June and was transported back to Shasta County jail in Redding.
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Of course I love to travel. I’m genetically programmed to love to travel. They used to say about my grandmother that you could say the word ‘go’ to her and her response always was, “Wait ‘til I get my hat . . . “ and only as an afterthought she would add, “Oh, where are [...]
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Redding competitors from the Amazonas Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy went down to the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world championships, at Coussoulis Arena in San Bernardino, and flourished.
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Redding firefighters are at a residential structure fire tonight in the 4300 block of Lynbrook Loop.
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Plumas Bancorp, parent company of Plumas Bank, earned $633,000 in the second quarter, more than five times its earnings for the same three months in 2011 when it made $101,000.
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A fully engulfed Cadillac SUV on the Shasta View Drive off ramp from Highway 44 has caused the California Highway Patrol to close the eastbound off ramp.
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Find out here and here....
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"No ethical or moral Republican voter should ever seriously consider voting for Doug LaMalfa under any circumstances." So writes Placer County conservative activist Aaron Park, who has a long history of disputes with LaMalfa and his allies. Former rival Pete...
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Wild Ride 2012 - Missoula from Deacon Pat Kearns on Vimeo.
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Ex-Shasta Lake Councilwoman Dolores Lucero will have to wait one more day to hear whether she’ll be ordered to stand trial on felony charges of forging and falsifying evidence after prosecutors asked she also be charged with perjury and offering a false document.
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The Washington Post reports that: Attorneys for Facebook and the ACLU want a federal appeals court to rule that clicking “Like” on the social networking site is constitutionally-protected free speech.  The case revolves around six employees who were fired by Hampton Sheriff B.J. Roberts after they supported his re-
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I ran into this intriguing group of Northstate outdoor enthusiasts. And where better than the Redding area to be enthused about the outdoors? Northern California Outdoor Adventurers is at the link. I first ran int
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SACRAMENTO — A bill to ban using hounds to hunt bear and bobcat drew what legislators said was one of the largest crowds in recent memory to a state Assembly committee hearing on Wednesday.
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Remember Paul Houser? He's the Interior Department scientific adviser who filed a whistle-blower complaint claiming he was fired for not saluting and going along with the political appointees' plans to push through Klamath Dam removal. He's become something of a...
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Bink! And just like that, REO inventory is back up to over 100 homes for sale.
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Firefighters are battling a 3,600-acre blaze today that began as a small fire allowed to burn overgrowth in the Lassen Volcanic National Park, according to the National Park Service.
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Redding will reach into the 100s today as the National Weather Service issues a warning about high temperatures continuing into next week.
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Work on several north state highways could cause delays today.
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A memorial service honoring a 23-year-old Redding soldier killed last month by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan was held this morning at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo.
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In 1962: A move to annex Enterprise to Redding got a friendly reception from the Redding City Council. However, a group of Enterprise residents brought a petition against annexation with 60 signatures, gathered in one day. Another petition favoring annexation was presented with 40 signatures.
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If environmental-minded Californians want strict rules to ensure that logging on the state's private forests does not harm water quality, wildlife, recreation or simple scenery, is it crazy to ask that those same Californians pay the costs of those rules?
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Books about the history of Harlem have long fascinated me — my favorite being "When Harlem Was in Vogue" by David Levering Lewis. However, a more recent book, titled simply "Harlem" by Jonathan Gill, presents a more comprehensive history — going all the way back to the time when the Dutch were th
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This editorial page recently got it exactly right that conservation easements are a "middle path" conserving important resources on productive private lands. Conservation easements are used across the country by communities that support the value of open space, local agriculture, water quality and wildlife habitat.
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As part of his tour around the city for National Night Out on Tuesday, Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti faced questions about suspicious characters, problems with transients, burglaries and other crimes.
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A dismissed Redding Electric Utility supervisor has presented detailed allegations of corruption at the utility in an email to the City Council, saying resulting bad energy deals will cost customers in rate hikes.
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Two cellphone towers disguised as trees might pop up east of Redding, including on Shingletown land owned by vintner Reverge Anselmo, easily the rural enclave's most famed resident.
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Jordan Litsey, 12, gives a treat to Boone on Monday during Camp-Love-A-Pet at the Haven Humane Society.
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The Redding City Council has approved a change to increase the retirement age for new hires at the city's Police Department.
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YREKA — Despite having lost about a third of its funding to state budget cuts, the Siskiyou Golden Fair is kicking off today with a fresh offering — a battle of six area bands.
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Shasta County has a new Superior Court judge.
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Former Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero should find out today whether she'll be ordered to stand trial on felony charges of forging and falsifying evidence.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County residents soon will find it easier to read up on the law.
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Workers make progress Tuesday on the Fantasy Fountain project at Kids Kingdom in Enterprise Community Park.
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Sun Oaks Aquatics Racing has eight members competing in the Western Zones Swimming Championships in Grand Junction, Colo., that began Tuesday and will run through Saturday.
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A weeks-old wildfire in Lassen Volcanic National Park grew to 1,500 acres Tuesday afternoon, keeping the main road through the park closed as firefighters tried to clear a safe path.
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So when I invited people over for dinner this coming Saturday night, the forecast was for moderate temperatures. Moderate meaning, oh, 98/36. I mean, it's August here in the northern end of the Sacramento Valley (actually, it's August everywhere, isn't it?), and it's been known to get a whole lot worse. Say, 118/48.
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Femme de Joie came late to the less-is-more approach to pizza. For years she enjoyed goopy pile-it-all-on combinations with pounds of cheese, layers of salty meats, a token mushroom to make it healthy, and thick bready crust. Heart attack on a pizza pan. Gradually her tastes changes and she now seeks out minimalist pizza -
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On a hot July day Femme de Joie and Amice del Signore took Highway 99 toward Chico, blithely ignoring the "expect 20 minute delays" signs. After what seemed like two weeks in a hot oven, they popped up in Los Molinos - irritable, sweaty, and hungry. It was 1:00 pm and Chico was still at least an hour away; realizing that Ce
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Yellowstone from Deacon Pat Kearns on Vimeo.
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Wild Ride 2012 - Reno to Salt Lake City from Deacon Pat Kearns on Vimeo.
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Wild Ride 2012 - Day 1 from Deacon Pat Kearns on Vimeo.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES KLAMATH RIVER, Klamath Glen — Steelheading was great last week, and the beginnings of the fall salmon run are getting better by the day. Spinners and Kastmasters were doing the trick near the mouth. Steelhead fishing was outstanding around Blue Cr
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This summer was particularly exciting for us. My brother and one of my daughters earned BA degrees. My wife and I celebrated 30 years of marriage. And in a once-in-a-lifetime alignment of the planets, not one but two of our family’s cell phones are eligible for an upgrade. It’s a time of reflection and negotiation. [...
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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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Shasta Cascade Leads Club
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Twice a year, hundreds of folks line up at the Good News Rescue Mission in Redding to eat an East Indian lunch prepared and served by Dr. Gurpreet Sandhoo. She shares the recipes she serves up.
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Mary's Pizza Shack in downtown Redding will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Aug. 14.
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A personal opinion on if Redding is still safe for people trying to raise a family
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Weed High School teacher/app developer set to release fourth in a series of apps for iTunes market. Steve Van Ert created a single app last November that has led to three additional apps in the series and a total of five releases of his first project.
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Special thanks to local media for their support and cooperation in making this event a success!
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The North Valley Rapids 12U Girls Fastpitch team took 4th place out of 63 teams in a week-long ASA Western Nationals tournament in Roseville, CA last week. Teams were from California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Arizona and Hawaii. The girls went 6-3 in the tournament, including pool play. This softball team now ends
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Officers say they're searching for a man who allegedly stole a vehicle at knife-point Monday in Red Bluff.
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A fire is burning up to four acres of brush north of Cottonwood as firefighters respond.
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A Los Molinos man punched a woman in the face and began to choke her after the two got into an argument, deputies said.
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Evidently, all you need do to get Reddingites to line up in the full summer sun is to give away your product. Retailers, take note.
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Tehama county adults and older teenagers looking to straighten their teeth can now get the smile they have always wanted – in just six months – through a cosmetic-braces system available at Rolling Hills Clinic. Rolling Hills Clinic is proud to offer the Six Month Smiles System, designed specifically for adults and te
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Shasta County Superior Court Commissioner Gary G. Gibson of Redding was appointed today by Gov. Jerry Brown as a Shasta County Superior Court judge.
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Lindsey Bonner and Bertil Smith, both of San Diego, were married Aug. 3, 2012, aboard the Aolani Catamaran in San Diego.
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He was an explorer, soldier, and a politician with aspirations to become President. He was a commissioned United States Army officer who became a General but was later forced out of the military. He was sent to California in the...
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Michael Donahoe, who wrote a letter we published Thursday about a shoplifter who pulled a knife on security at a Redding grocery store but was let go without arrest after a police officer arrived, writes with a follow-up. I should...
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That’s the information I’m getting from the always informed Judy Lampton at Summit Funding. USDA loans are a good source of funds for buyers needing to buy with no money down. Here’s the info: “As of October 1st Shasta Lake City will no longer be USDA eligible and they are raising the
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Neighborhoods across Redding today will hold block parties for National Night Out, a summer event that heightens crime and drug prevention awareness by bringing neighbors together.
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An e-mail making the rounds. Subject: Request to End Corruption at Redding Electric Utility and complete a long-term plan for the Utility independent of political pressures Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 13:56:17 -0700 From: kstarman@ci.redding.ca.us To: Redding City Council Honorable...
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A weeks-old wildfire in Lassen Volcanic National Park grew to 1,500 acres this afternoon, keeping the main road through the park closed as firefighters tried to clear a safe path.
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Tony Meredith is a wonderful local dancer. The video was shot around Redding, and is posted in hi-def. Warning, song lyrics NSFW. Unless like us, you work someplace tolerant of artistic vocabulary expression. Set it for higher definition. I met Tony through the
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Government owned home located right on Clear Creek near where it meets the Sacramento River.
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A preliminary hearing to determine whether former Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero should stand trial on felony charges of forging and falsifying evidence is scheduled to be heard today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Temperatures are expected to warm up a bit today, with highs near 97, with winds from the south at 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Tonight should be clear, with a low around 63. Expect more of the sunny and hot for Wednesday, with a high near 100 in the afternoon and dropping to about 64 overnight.
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LONDON — After a miserable first week in the gold medal stakes, traditional powerhouse Russia is showing signs of a revival — though not enough to avoid its lowest Olympic finish in 60 years.
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Politicians play the oddest games in an effort to claim momentum or impress the PAC's or whatever. Take Brian Dahle's latest press release. The Lassen County supervisor and candidate for the 1st Assembly District (he's in a runoff with Redding's...
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Just how long can a federal agency let a well-known threat to taxpayers' finances and even national security go unaddressed?
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California voters can be excused if they get a sense of déjà vu when taking their first look at the ballot initiative pamphlets for the fall election.
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I read in the Record Searchlight last week that California State Parks will keep Castle Crags State Park open under an agreement with American Land and Leisure, a for-profit concessionaire. All who were distressed about the impending closure of the park can be thankful it will remain open, albeit on a shoe-string budget. So
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In as much as the governor of this great state is choosing to impose a fee on rural residents for fire prevention, why can he not impose a similar fee on the cities in Southern California and the Bay Area for the establishment of desalination plants in their respective areas?
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Megan Rapinoe shouldered the burden of an Olympic run and an international spotlight.
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The Best Western Plus Hilltop Inn in Redding has received the Best Western's Director's Award for outstanding quality and standards.
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Redding police on Monday identified a 20-year-old man as the third of a trio of suspects in a series of armed robberies late last month.
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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council today will consider signing a lease with the Shasta Lake Gateway Library for the former sheriff's substation.
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Short chase ends in motorcycle crash
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Lassen Volcanic National Park officials have closed the main road through the park while a fire burning in the area grew to about 1,300 acres Monday night.
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Since he resurrected an abandoned apartment project nearly three years ago, Ron Giddings of MD Development has had little trouble finding tenants.
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Soccer fans, Olympic enthusiasts and followers of Redding's Megan Rapinoe rode a roller coaster of emotion Monday at Bleachers Sports Bar & Grill in Redding while watching the U.S. women's soccer team rally to beat Canada 4-3 in overtime.
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The body of a 23-year-old Redding soldier killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan returned home Monday.
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Four hours of driving every day was worth it for Sarah Cerami.
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You can't get more "national to north state" than having your local prep football teams booking dates with big-ticket teams from nonfamiliar locations.
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Redding's Daniel deLeon and Milan Attoun have had big summers of late.
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Lassen Volcanic National Park officials have closed the main road through the park while a fire burning in the area has grown to about 1,300 acres.
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You know, San Francisco voters might well decide it's worth their trouble -- and money -- to study draining Hetch Hetchy. We'll see in November. But how long would it take for the majestic beauty that once was found in...
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Just how long can a federal agency let a well-known threat to taxpayers' finances and even national security go unaddressed?
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As of October 1st Shasta Lake City will no longer be USDA eligible and they are raising their Annual Mortgage insurance fee from .30% to .40%. On a 100,000 purchase that means the annual fee (charged monthly) will go from …
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RED BLUFF - A 28-year-old Red Bluff man on post-release community supervision was arrested today after he allegedly assaulted a woman after he borrowed her cell phone and wouldn't give it back, police said.
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I've been asked to speak about Shasta County history in my absolutely favorite barn in all of Shasta County at Fort Crook Museum. I'll be there on September 22nd at 3:00. In addition to my talk, you will be served...
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The Sept. 25 trial of a Redding man accused of murdering a homeless man last year was put off today in Shasta County Superior Court until Nov. 20.
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This is the Carnegie Library that once stood on the west side of the Lorenz Hotel where Library Park is located today. It was built in 1902 with money donated by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. It was one of 1,688 built...
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A 17-year-old from McCloud was arrested Friday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly stabbing a 26-year-old McCloud man.
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Tehama County Secret Witness today announced an up to $1,500 reward on a residential burglary last week in Red Bluff.
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The Voice of San Diego's explanation of how the Poway school district turned a $100 million bond for construction into a billion-dollar debt that will burden taxpayers into the 2050s should be required reading for anyone managing public finances. Without...
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A 42-year-old transient was arrested near Red Bluff on Saturday after she stole a vehicle from a locked garage, Tehama County deputies said.
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Q. What three faith leaders - historic or current - do you consider as appropriate models of faith? The advent of Guru Nanak (1469-1539), the founder of Sikhism, marks a watershed in the history of the Indian subcontinent. The Sikh tradition and Scriptures describe him as a divine preceptor who held a special relationship w
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Secret Witness of Shasta County announced today an up to $5,000 reward for information on a July fire at a Redding apartment investigators said was intentionally set.
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A bill originally drafted by Assemblywoman Julia Brownley has been amended to to do exactly that statewide, reports the editor of FlashReport, an avid critic of the idea. Ultra-liberal Assemblywoman Julia Brownley is at it again -- she has decided...
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The U.S. women's soccer team is heading to another gold-medal match.
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Redding police today identified a 20-year-old man as the third of a trio of suspects in a series of armed robberies late last month.
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The Shasta County Interfaith Forum will hold a community prayer tonight at 6 p.m. for victims of the Wisconsin shooting at a Sikh temple that left at least six people dead on Sunday.
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Federal defense attorney John Balazs, who keeps an often-informative blog about doings in Eastern District Courts in Sacramento, highlights a troubling provision in a recent deal that shortens the sentence of Bryan Epis -- a Chico man who was one...
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The body of U.S. Army 1st Lt. Sean Robert Jacobs arrived this morning in Redding. Jacobs was killed by a roadside bomb July 28 in Afghanistan.
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U.S. Forest Service fire crews today have a 5-acre vegetation fire about 9 miles west of Weed in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest about 60 percent contained.
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Election-law expert Rick Hasen steps in the middle of the recent arguments over voter-ID laws, and makes a case that they're simply shooting at the wrong target: I have not found a single election over the last few decades in...
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A 34-year-old Redding man arrested less than a month ago crashed a motorcycle early today after leading deputies a short chase through Shasta Lake, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.
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Fire crews this morning contained a vegetation fire in Jones Valley to about an acre.
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A 30-year-old Redding man wrestled away a knife from his would-be robber Sunday at the parking structure downtown, police said today.
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Imagine 10 adult men, scarred from years of living in prison or on the city streets, burdened by guilt and failure, shackled by parents who introduced them to crime and drugs, seeking salvation and hope from the only avenue left, living in a two bedroom, one bath halfway house by the railroad tracks in Redding.
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Today should be a sunny and typically hot day in the Redding area. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento say it'll reach 97 degrees. The low tonight should drop to 64 degrees. Tuesday should be 98 degrees, while temperatures are expected to reach the 100s for the rest of the week.
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A member of the State Board of Equalization will speak at tonight's Redding Tea Party Patriots meeting about the controversial state plan to charge rural homeowners for fire prevention services.
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Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women's soccer team are one win away from a chance at a gold medal.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, emboldened by the Supreme Court's affirmation of his health care overhaul, is now embracing the law while campaigning for re-election, just as Republican rival Mitt Romney steps back from it.
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It's hard not to be skeptical about California's go-it-alone efforts to reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions. The drive looks all too likely to harm the state's business climate through higher energy costs while doing little for the planet's climate as China merrily fires up new coal-burning power plants.
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After the Supreme Court decision holding the Affordable Health Act constitutional, Mitt Romney declared, "Obamacare adds trillions to our deficits and to our national debt, and pushes those obligations onto coming generations." Is this fact or fiction?
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My son is a platoon mate of Lt. Sean Jacobs. As a parent of our country's finest, our worst fear was realized this past week by his mom and dad. When my wife and I received word of the attack, and then we spoke with our son on his weekly phone call home, we knew through his voice that this was a great loss.
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I have been looking for a place to open a nonprofit store dedicated to selling local produce and other local goods. A group of us believe that the answer to a lot of the problems we have with the economy is to work to improve our own community. We believe selling local goods as well as helping to promote fresh food is an im
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To President Obama, the tsars and the mainstream media: I would like to inform you that it is working people, businesses large and small, who have always paid for our infrastructure. Everyone who gases up a car, has a home, or own stocks and invests, pay taxes. More than ever. We also pay great salaries for public officials
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I was pleasantly surprised Wednesday morning to read one of the Italian recipes in the Food section. I can personally say just how delicious the zucchini casserole tastes. It is the exact same recipe I received from a friend in Sacramento after having the casserole for dinner at her home in 1970.
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In 1912: Mrs. Burr, who lived on a ranch near Red Bluff, was recovering from an encounter with an enormous lizard that killed 20 of her turkey chicks. When she attempted to kill it with a shovel, it jumped on her shoulder, but she managed to knock it off. Then it sprang again and fastened on the side of her dress. After a t
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A Burney man was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of stabbing a man and using a baseball bat to attack a woman at a residence in Burney.
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As news broke of a deadly shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin on Sunday, members of the Shasta County Sikh faith mourned for the victims and began plans to boost their own safety.
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Two wildfires in the north state are nearly under control, but dry weather conditions could make it harder for firefighters to fully extinguish them. The Dillon Fire in Siskiyou County near Happy Camp was 80 percent contained as of Sunday, with full containment expected today for the 330-acre blaze.
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Two days before Devera Ayres was going to go in for an MRI, she received a letter in the mail
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In women's international soccer, the U.S. team has been the signature dynasty.
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For one last time this summer, north state youth swimmers took to the water.
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The Redding Colt .45s finished their summer collegiate baseball season in style on Saturday night.
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A Burney man was arrested early today on suspicion of stabbing a man and using a baseball bat to attack a woman at a residence in Burney.
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Beginning in the early 1900s quartz mining was carried on extensively on the east side of the Sacramento River at all the mining communities between Quartz Hill and Old Diggings in the vicinity of present day towns of Buckeye and...
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According to this web site, apparently affiliated with AT&T. Here's the item: About: Redding, CA Located in Northern California and is the largest city located north of Sacramento. The area was originally home to the Wintu Native American tribe and...
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Red Bluff is about 30 miles south of here, a town that has nice people living there, lots of tall trees, lovely old historical buildings, and the river running right through it. Tom Hanks lived there. Michael Chiarello is from there (I once had dinner at his St. Helena restaurant Tra Vigne and nearly expired of happiness on
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Three vehicles crashed on Rock Creek Road in Keswick this morning, and two of the people involved might have sustained minor injuries.
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A 230-acre blaze in the Klamath and Six Rivers national forests is 80 percent contained now.
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Redding police arrested a 25-year-old man early this morning for allegedly breaking into a Churn Creek Road pharmacy and stealing pain pills, though his accomplice hasn't been found.
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Redding-area residents may see isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11 a.m. today, the National Weather Service says.
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The view is always better at the cabin, especially when the cabin is snuggled in the majestic Trinity Alps. Being there, however, doesn't mean there aren't questions to contend with. Among the biggest is simply trying to decide whether the sunrise is more striking than the sunset. It's a daily question with an answer unreso
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It's not Hawaii -- see last week's Buzz -- but it's a heck of a lot more practical and a destination Redding has coveted for years.
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It's one of the first bits of instruction we get as kids, right after the bit about washing behind our ears. If you want a friend, you need to be a friend.
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The Redding City Council — or at least a majority of its members — is keen to embrace a local "coordination committee" that would advise the city on major federal land-use and regulatory issues affecting city residents and help ensure a voice for local residents in those decisions.
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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee may very well be a chicken sandwich and waffle fries kind of guy, but the ultimate anti-boycott that he organized for the fast food restaurant Chick-fil-A went far beyond the culinary. Huckabee and the record-setting number of people who attended, "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day" sho
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This letter is in regards to the article regarding the Mental Health Services Act (aka Proposition 63) published last Sunday. It was especially interesting that there were no references to Shasta County. The Mental Health Services Act is alive and well right here in Redding.
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After reading Tuesday's editorial ("As easements lock up property's use, where do we grow?" ), I am moved to ask, when did Chicken Little assume control of the Record Searchlight editorial page?
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The gay marriage controversy heated up again when the president of Chick-fil-a, Don Cathy, made an anti-gay comment a while back. He had a lot of supporters show up at some of his restaurants to celebrate his dislike of gay marriage. I guess he is against gay marriage because the Bible tells him so.
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My wife and I are visitors to Redding from Canada. We came without a car and had to use the bus service. I consulted with RABA to find a suitable bus stop. We made a mistake and the bus did not pick us up. A passing car with a mother and daughter saw our dilemma and offered to take us to Turtle Bay Exploration Park, which w
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Due to this year's increase in property crime, we wrote to the Redding Police Department recently asking if RPD might be able to spare an officer for a hour or so to come to a Neighborhood Watch meeting. We knew that due to reductions in staffing, an officer would likely not be available to provide advice and answer que
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A few weeks ago, my husband and I were having a quick breakfast at McDonald's in Anderson. I started choking. I could not catch my breath. The young lady who was working there heard this and she came to help.
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Times are tough all over. School funding has taken drastic cuts over the last several years. Schools are working hard to maintain quality programs with severely reduced budgets.
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Last Sunday's "Speak Your Piece" by Assemblymen Jim Nielsen about the state park system was an example of why there is such division in our society today between people who think that all government is evil and those who know that government agencies are made up of people just like you and me who make mistakes,
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I have read with great interest the articles in the Record Searchlight about the water situation, which is a threat to our Northern California water supply.
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I'd like to thank three very kind people who helped me a few days ago. My husband is ill and I was just driving a few miles to pick up some supplies. I had a blowout on the Bowman Road offramp heading south. It was extremely scary — lots of smoke and bumping.
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Ruth Marcus accuses Israel of hypocrisy in its treatment of African refugees (column, July 26) inasmuch as Israel is "a country founded as a haven for refugees from the Holocaust." She cites 52 percent Israeli agreement with a politician's calling them a cancer in the Israeli body. She says Israel falls short of
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Robert Wilkinson's letter Sunday last regarding Mitt Romney's ability to help the middle class is missing many facts.
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Racial bias is constantly mentioned in politics these days. Especially in the presidential race and almost always in the context of Republican or Tea Party bigotry because they would like to see Barrack Hussein Obama replaced as president.
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Please join me in supporting California Senate Bill 1538 and HR 3102, the federal Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act of 2011.
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Don't be conned. Don't vote for any new taxes.
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This house is now for sale in Cottonwood, CA! Affordably priced at $225,000 we don't believe it will stay on the market for very long. Why should it?  We're talking about a lovely 3 bedroom home with a huge bonus room, a seasonal creek, inground pool, all on four acres!&n
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It's a Saturday morning when I check out of the dorms in Fairbanks. I headed for Anchorage, where I planned to find a camping site and try out my new, larger tent that I hoped my air mattress will fit into.
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When the Redding City Council voted in March on a plan to join an air pollution board, members were intent on cities having representation equal to Shasta County's.
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Red Bluff police say they're searching for a young woman suspected of stabbing a 56-year-old transient man in the neck Friday evening.
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In 1912: The Cliff House, a resort in the tenderloin district of Dunsmuir, was held up by a lone masked robber. Six women and as many men were relieved of all their money and jewelry. Every effort was being made to keep the incident quiet. The men were willing to bear their loss without complaining, asking only that they no
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Most children in foster care are considered "special needs," but that designation rarely stops potential parents, if they're already inclined to foster or adopt.
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As more than 600 firefighters worked toward containing a 980-acre blaze north of Redding on Saturday, a series of overnight thunderstorms were on the horizon, bringing the prospect of new brush fires throughout the mountains.
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Under the sun of a hot Saturday in May, a family gathered to celebrate the youngest two children graduating from Anderson Union High School.
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Parents, stick to your plans of keeping the kids around the pool, under the shade of a tree or at a swimming hole.
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By the time Tuesday rolls around, a grassy, vacant corner lot on Redding's southeast side, site of teen mischief and even drug activity, will be tidy and filled with families.
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The Redding Swim Team is cleaning up shop, but still trailing.
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Two Sun Oaks Aquatics Racing swimmers had nationally-impresive days at the Far Western Swimming Championships in San Jose on Saturday.
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Glory in American sports comes from scoring.
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Megan Rapinoe was raised far from the bright lights of the London Olympics.
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U.S.A. played its first match at the Mundialito tournament where it lost 1-0 to Italy.
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Around this time of year a special breed of climber takes up residence at the base of the Hotlum Glacier on the north side of Mt. Shasta. These residents of the "Hotlum Hilton" are training for ambitious assaults on Mount Rainier, Denali, even peaks in the Andes Mountain range.
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Dear Babe: I have a Jackie Robinson Homogenized Bond Bread (1947) baseball card. It shows him running down the baseline. On the front it is signed, "Regards of the grocerteria."— Joyce Davenport, Waxhaw, N.C.The 1947 Bond Homogenized Bond Bread Robinsons have dropped considerably in value over the past few yea
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Q: In Southern California we have taken large boats offshore on the open ocean to shoot clay pigeons with shotguns. We call this "Skeet Fleet." We use steel shot and do not shoot auto loaders such that we can maintain control of the shells and not have the casings land in the water. I guess the first question is wha
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The body of a U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan will arrive in Redding at 10:30 a.m. Monday.
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Long-time Reddingites will remember Shakey's Pizza used to occupy the space on Churn Creek Road where Nipa's is now. (By the way, Shakey's is still in business. Just not here.) After it closed, a string of faux pubs and eateries came and went – M. de Joie dimly recalls one called the British Pub. Nipa's seems to have foun
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I took this a few years ago and use it often in various stories. It is a portion of the back side of Castle Crags. To get to it, take the road past the entrance to Castle Crags State...
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Of necessity, sushi restaurants are usually quite small, little more than a mini-van’s worth of seats. It takes time to turn out sushi and it does not lend itself to sitting around like McWhoppers, so the number of diners allowed in has to be limited. And this is not a food that can be turned over to summer job seekers: s
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The Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center will hold its sixth annual rafting fundraiser Sept. 8.
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Emergency personnel are heading to Oak Run on reports that a man is trapped under a quad runner.
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I have been working on being in the moment and focusing on just what is going on right then, and not agonizing over what might happen or might not happen later on. Difficult to do, but for me I think it is necessary to let some stuff go. And I'm seeing unexpected benefits.A little while ago I was sitting on my f
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The debate over Obamacare has driven many conservative writers to espouse positions much more radical than they held four years ago--very likely, much more radical than they will hold four years from now--and certainly more radical than anything a Republican...
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Two people suffered major injuries in a rollover wreck on Highway 299 near Buckhorn Summit today.
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Red Bluff Police say they're searching for a young woman suspected of stabbing a transient man, 56, in the neck Friday evening.
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’96 built 2788 sqft 5/2 on 48 acres! Prior listings mention a spring-fed bass pond. Oh, and this…
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Life cycles around us constantly and the August garden makes me especially aware of this – reminding me how much I am moved by plants: their constant transformations, their resilience. How a seed can grow from a tiny speck to a towering-fruiting-falling-over tomato plant in one season; how a cluster of insignificant flowe
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The OneWord prompt - a website that gives writers a word and 60 seconds to scribble something - is secret. A good word, secret, since we all have them. Life In Real TimeCarrying its weight feels, at times, like I’m drowning. Well, not drownin
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The National Weather Service has issued a red-flag warning, indicating ideal conditions for wildfires, for most of Shasta County, including the area surrounding the Gilman Road exit of Interstate 5, the scene of a 900-acre fire.
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Paesano Days continues today at Anderson River Park.
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Here's a crazy turn of events: People want to walk around downtown Redding, and Caltrans is helping them.
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It's a pity how sideways things can get sometimes. Take the battle between Reverge Anselmo and Shasta County. In mid-June, according to legal documents I spent much of last week reading, the county threatened Anselmo with $18.6 million in fines and said if he doesn't pay up it could have a receiver seize control of
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The paradox endures. Marine Lance Swann has been indicted for attempted murder of his "unborn child." The eight month fetus is human, and has a right to life.
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If James Gibson would listen to and watch balanced news programs rather than Rush Limbaugh and Fox, he would know that President Obama did not say that someone else started his business for him. What President Obama did say (in full context) was that the roads, bridges, and infrastructure were not built by him.
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Roy Hutchings wrote of a judge ruling against the majority. A mob can also be a majority.
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Timothy J. Duffy, Redding
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Q: Can you tell me what the Master Gardener program is?
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Every once in awhile one of my readers emails me a great tip. I love it because it's so fun learning new tips for taking care of my home.
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The Chico Aqua-Jets are the perennial power of the North Valley Aquatics League championships.
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SOAR's 11-12 girls 400-meter medley relay team of Connor Doran, Julie Brandt, Nikki Bright and Mary Ludlow placed eighth overall in the championship final of the Far Western Swimming Championships in San Jose with a record time of 5 minutes, 2.81 seconds. It's the first time that an 11-12 year-old girls SOAR Relay T
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Don't let her easygoing attitude fool you. Megan Rapinoe has earned everything she's got.
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Don't let her easygoing attitude fool you. Megan Rapinoe has earned everything she's got.
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It might be another sign that Redding's retail economy is improving.
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LAKEHEAD — Judy and Dave Boothby were on vacation from Sacramento at their cabin off Salt Creek Road on Wednesday when they were told to evacuate because of the growing Salt Creek Fire — they said they couldn't head south because the freeway had been shut down. Instead, they headed north, to Lakehead.
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Redding’s own Megan Rapinoe will fill a starring role next week as the U.S. women’s soccer team continues its quest for a gold medal at the London Olympics.
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Residents of Mount Shasta are worried about a 90-foot cellphone tower proposed for the town that they say will wreck views of the city's namesake mountain and possibly even make residents ill.
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Three Shasta County residents arrested after a June 10 Palo Cedro home invasion robbery in which two people were stabbed took plea bargains Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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You may be ready to see Redding marathoner Ryan Hall run across your TV screen in the Olympics, but don't be surprised if you see him — and some familiar scenery — in the commercial breaks, too.
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A 25-year-old Manteca gang member was convicted Friday by a Shasta County jury of attempted murder, robbery and other charges in connection with the 2010 shooting of a Redding man in the Olinda area.
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A 38-year-old Red Bluff man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing Thursday night at the Manton Bar in Manton.
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In 1912: A half-dozen officers abandoned the case of Frank Dimock's murder in the holdup of the Delta hotel. There was absolutely no clue — not even a suspicion. Dimock was one of the most prominent businessmen of Delta, where he had made his home for 10 years, coming here from Trinity Center. He was 55 and had be
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The city of Shasta Lake has been awarded project-of-the-year honors by the American Public Works Association for the city's new law enforcement center-City Council chambers building.
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The National Weather Service has Red Flag warning, indicating perfect conditions for wildfires, for most of Shasta County, including the area surrounding the Gilman Road exit of Interstate 5, scene of a 900-acre fire. Today will be sunny, with a high near 103. At night, thunderstorms have a chance of rolling in and a 30 p
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Firefighters in Siskiyou County were battling 23 separate fires that started Friday afternoon along Highway 96 south of Happy Camp.
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Investors Business Daily notes in an editorial that the sagging of Facebook's stock since its splashy public offering earlier this year is not just hurting the early public investors, but also taking a substantial whack out of the state's budget....
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A woman suffered major injuries and a child suffered moderate injuries in a roll over crash on the Interstate 5 on ramp from Lake Boulevard today.
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A 25-year-old Tracy gang member was convicted today by a Shasta County jury of attempted murder, robbery, and other charges in connection with the 2010 shooting of a Redding man in the Olinda area.
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Due to an inexcusable reason (I forgot!) the History Mystery Photo Contest will resume again next Friday at 9:00 a.m. And since today is the first Friday of the month with the big $25 prize, that will remain to be...
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A 38-year-old Red Bluff man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing Thursday night in the Manton Bar area. Brent William Harris allegedly stabbed Joshua David Turner, 38, in the stomach around 9:30 p.m., Lt. David Greer said.
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On Saturday, August 4, 2012, Sierra Central Credit Union and Access Information Management team up to host a Community Shred Day and Silent Auction Benefit to raise rehabilitation funds for Redding teen, Raven Chavez, who was recently, seriously injured in a car accident. This event will take place at Sierra Central’s do
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Luna Kain's ~bejewelled~ shows at the Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery in Mt. Shasta. The public is invited to an opening reception Saturday, August 4, 2012, 5 to 8pm. Refreshments will be served. You are invited to come adorned in the blue-green spectrum and/or bejewelled.
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Local Computer Technology at its Best
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The New York Times files a dispatch from rural Mexico. On the morning of April 15, 2011, using rocks and fireworks, a group of women attacked a busload of AK-47-armed illegal loggers as they drove through Cherán, residents said. The...
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So a song comes on my iPod recently and it transported me to a time where music, for me, was most influential. The song was The Babys, "Back on My Feet Again," which was released in 1979. The lyrics hold some special meaning to me. OK, 1979 is not the 80s. But it was a time when I was experiencing so much in the
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A Red Bluff resident came home Thursday evening to find nearly $15,000 in property had been taken from his Reeds Creek Road home.
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Tehama County Sheriff's investigators are looking for two men they said beat up a man after breaking into his home in Los Molinos early Thursday morning.
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Judge Stephen Jahr has been named the Executive Director of the "AOC", even though he has very little applicable experience.This just goes to show you that Shasta County has a direct line to the statewide court corruption.And, WTF is a "Jack Halpin award" ?http://judicialcouncilwatcher.wordpress.com/
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Shasta County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a reported assault earlier this morning at a transitional house off Cascade Boulevard in Shasta Lake.
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Here’s an attractive home on acreage with a 3 car garage.
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Foothill High grad Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women's soccer team are headed to the Olympic semifinals on Monday.
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The 900-acre Salt Creek Fire, a blaze that has been burning north of Lake Shasta since Wednesday afternoon, is 70 percent contained, officials said.
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It's going to be, unsurprisingly, hot and sunny today in Redding.
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Palo Cedro native Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women’s soccer team face New Zealand at 6:30 a.m. today in an Olympic quarterfinal in Newcastle, England.
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Roadwork on several north state arteries could cause delays today.
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Smell the garlic. Listen to the cheers at the bocce ball courts. Check out crafts and indulge in Italian food at Paesano Days today and Saturday and Anderson River Park.
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It might seem as incomprehensible to newcomers and young folks as journeying from Missouri to California via covered wagon, but once upon a time there was no Interstate 5. Instead, that ribbon of highway known as State Route 99 flowed through the center of California and right through the center of towns like Burbank, Sacra
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The $54 million that the California Department of Parks and Recreation had kept stashed under its bureaucratic mattress, reportedly for more than a decade, isn't all that much money in the scheme of things. Less than a buck-fifty per Californian. The Legislature has wasted far more than that with its members' eyes o
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At the outset of his recent foreign trip, Mitt Romney committed a gaffe. In answer to a question about the Olympics, he expressed skepticism about London's preparations. The response confounded and agitated Romney supporters because it was such an unforced error. The question invited a simple paean to Olympic spirit and
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Last Friday's letters about gun control and the Colorado killings are the silliest stuff I've read in a long time. According to one writer the Colorado killer, by being a college graduate, was one of the "left-wing nuts from the intellectual community."
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In the aftermath of the senseless violence that took the lives of 12 people and injured 58, Tea Party darlings have wasted no time blaming everyone from the movie theater to Hollywood itself and of course liberals.
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John Cleckner, in his letter last Friday, ascribes blame for the Colorado theater massacre to "left-wing nuts from the intellectual community." Apparently, to Cleckner and his ilk, intellectuals are the domain of the progressives and hence are anathema to the cause of regressive myopia.
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August is here and football is in the air.
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A preliminary hearing to determine whether former Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero should stand trial on felony charges of forging and falsifying evidence was confirmed Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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In 1912: Frank L. Dimock, proprietor of the Delta hotel, was shot dead by a masked robber who held him and four others up in the hotel barroom. The robber escaped. Sheriff Montgomery and City Marshal W.W. Middleton were looking for the murderer and robber, but there was little for them to work upon.
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Next week the north state will say goodbye to a Redding soldier killed in war.
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RED BLUFF — A blaze that destroyed Tehama County's Child Support Services office on the Fourth of July was human-caused, a fire official said Thursday.
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A divided Redding City Council on Thursday accepted a report drafted by a conservative group wanting to get state and federal agencies' attention on issues that are of local importance.
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Michael Buelna (center), of Chico, folds a U.S. flag Thursday with Bob Huss, of Paradise, during Thursday’s stop in Redding for the third annual Nationwide Patriot Tour.
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Two Oak Run residents were arrested Thursday in connection with a trio of armed robberies in Redding in July.
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Former Shasta College center fielder Devin Higgins has signed on to play baseball at Ohio's Youngstown State University, an NCAA Division I program in the Horizon League.
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Tommy Morris saw the plume of white smoke Wednesday afternoon while on his way back to his Gilman Road home after picking up supplies in Redding. As he stopped for a pack of smokes, a clerk told him of evacuations on Gilman Road because of the Salt Creek Fire.
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At this afternoon's Redding City Council workshop to talk coordination, the major theme from proponents of adopting the Shasta County Coordination Committee's plan -- and this is the major point of the plan itself -- was that the city needs...
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Sew What Quilts and Yarn is having its annual food drive this month for the Haven Humane Society.
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This week we'll take a look at the some of the earliest and most important hotels in Shasta County. There were a lot of them, so you'll learn about more of them next week.
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Remember 10 or so years ago when a Sacramento-based taco shop blew into Redding? The one with the slogan, "Sometimes you just gotta have a real taco"? Well, Femme de Joie remembers; she remembers going into the one on Hartnell and experiencing a taco with a side of sleaze and sass from the staff ... It was memories of that
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Femme de Joie isn’t sure if the Redding Old Millhouse Deli was ever really an Old Mill. She does recall in the late 1970s when she’d drive by on her way to Brandy Creek, Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra playing on the 8-track, and seeing the mystifying Shufflin’ Beaver sign out front. There were whispers about
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Nine people were arrested in a series of raids on suspected illegal marijuana grows in the north state, authorities said.
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It was the ladies of the Women's Improvement Club who organized in 1902 for the purpose of improving and beautifying the City of Redding. The planting of trees was their first and deepest interest. They believed in the old saying,...
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Two Oak Run residents were arrested today in connection with trio of armed robberies in Redding in July.
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Are you familiar with the work of EV4U? The Shasta Lake company, run by Richard van Wyhe, does custom conversions of cars from gasoline engines to electric-powered motors. Check out the very cool photo set from a recent workshop, which...
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Seen the striking photos of marijuana-growing operations that got the sheriff of even pot-tolerant Humboldt County calling in the feds? Lost Coast Outpost has them posted, along with some shock about how the scale of the pot business has changed....
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A memorial service for U.S. Army 1st Lt. Sean Robert Jacobs of Redding is planned for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo.
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It is weird that the administrators of Medicare can't get this done. From The Hill: The current Medicare card puts seniors at risk for identity theft and must be changed, two GOP subcommittee chairmen charged Wednesday. Reps. Wally Herger (R-Calif.)...
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The Redding Vipers 13U team win the Inaugural world series in Carson City, Nevada defeating teams from Sacramento, Stockton, Brentwood, and Reno.
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Dr. Sean Pitman will present a series of three lectures, August 11, 18, and 25, at 11:30 a.m. at the Redding Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2828 Eureka Way.
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Westside Performing Arts Company will be presenting Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! at the historic theatre for one weekend only: August 9th through 11th.
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Your favorite car not passing the smog test? Tired of high gas prices? Is your vehicle costing you a fortune in repair costs? There is an alternative. A clean, simple, reliable, electric vehicle, and you can do it yourself. EV4U Custom Conversions is teaching folks from all over the country how to convert their own vehi
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Christians should consider how they are voting this fall. Are they following the herd or have the actually thought about it.
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A Catholic apologist asks those of his and other faith traditions to recommit to the spiritual principles that define our Christain faith.
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Melinda Adams of Melinda's Interior Designs is honored with special training by GE
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The Chico News and Review has an odd item this morning: Raising Shasta Dam has been a matter of debate for more than two decades, with the Bureau of Reclamation touting water supply stability and an improved ecosystem for salmon...
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A Red Bluff man was arrested Tuesday night after he allegedly tried to kill a woman he knows by choking her, police said. Randy Deshawn Helvy, 22, is being held in Tehama County Jail without bail.
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Wednesday's Salt Creek Fire in northern Shasta County is now about 900 acres and 20 percent contained, according to the fire's incident website.
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A vehicle may have missed a bridge in the Shingletown area this morning and landed in a creek, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Business in the front, party in the back. Mullets never go out of style. This had been a sporting goods store on the main street in Burney, which is in eastern Shasta Co
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Portions of northbound Interstate 5 have reopened after being closed most of the night because of a fire in northern Shasta County, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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It's going to be hot and sunny today in Redding with some smoke before 11 a.m. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high of 101 degrees today and a low tonight of 65 degrees. Expect 102 degrees on Friday and similar conditions on Saturday, then a slight decline back to double-digit temperatu
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Next week's preliminary hearing for former Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero was confirmed today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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The Redding City Council at a special meeting today will hear a presentation from a panel that has completed a report giving the city a more active voice in land-management decisions by state and federal agencies.
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Roadwork on several north state arteries could cause delays today.
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The sun will be shining on the northern Sacramento Valley today, elevating temperatures to around 102, with a north wind that could reach speeds of up to 6 mph.
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Redding police conducted an undercover operation Wednesday in which an agent tried to buy the synthetic stimulant known as Spice or K-2, but clerks at the four businesses refused to sell the substance.
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A 30-year-old Redding man who brought a loaded gun into an AM/PM market was arrested Wednesday after a chase and struggle with police.
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The Red Bluff Union Elementary School District will vote on a plan to retain 17 teachers Friday and compensate with a series of triggers that could cut the school year down by 12 days depending on how much funding is lost.
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The city of Redding can barely keep its park bathrooms in good repair and open to families passing a morning at the playground. Does it really need — and can it afford — to take up close management of water policy, public-lands grazing, wilderness designation, logging, the endangered-species oversight, and the p
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The 2012 presidential campaign has become a festival of gaffe-hopping.
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Joined some friends last week and revisited an old favorite -- Racha Noodle on South Market Street, a friendly, welcoming place that’s home to super-fresh, fast and cheap Thai food.
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Red Bluff artist Jacquie “Mattke” Brown was a dog, horse and cat groomer for almost twenty-five years and has shown horses and dogs. So, it's no surprise that she specializes in portraying animals in a variety of mediums. She has a good knowledge base of animals and their expressions and a solid knowledge of animal bala
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Country Joe McDonald, 70, was just a tyke when he heard his first Woody Guthrie records — 78 RPM vinyl, no less — and he recorded a full album of Guthrie songs back in 1969, just two years after the “Dust Bowl Troubador” passed away.
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A lot of Redding establishments have hosted live music over the years, but none can claim the longevity and consistency of the Post Office Saloon.
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Through an associate of Kurt Starman, it came to my attention the city of Redding is going to spend many thousands of dollars to buy a GPS system to track where employees are.
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Regarding the Alan Jackson concert: I've been mulling this over for a couple of days and no matter how one looks at this mess, it's all about the dollar.
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The battle over water in the north state is just a foretaste of things to come. As California's population continues to soar, competition for diminishing resources will be the norm.
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A few days ago a shoplifter was apprehended at my store, and while the security man was taking her, she pulled a knife on him. Fortunately, another store employee knocked the knife out of her hand before anyone was hurt. When the police arrived, he cited the shoplifter and took her outside. On her way out, she looked at the
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Kettle bell figure 8s are a great exercise to strengthen the legs.
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Driving will eventually become an issue for seniors that also may involve their children.
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WIC helps ensure proper nutrition
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Smoke billowed high and drifted east, obscuring Mount Shasta and turning Lassen Peak into a purple silhouette Wednesday evening.
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An officer who shot a teenager in June was justified in using deadly force, the Shasta County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
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A man was arrested Tuesday night after authorities say he tried to choke his wife and then ran from police.
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On Friday, Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women's soccer team will be in a scenario they're all too familiar with.
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Simpson University's baseball program dove into the local talent pool by grabbing a four-year high school starter to bolster its lineup for the coming years.
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The South County Sun Devils Blue 17U American Legion baseball team fell to the San Diego Gamers 6-2 on Wednesday, in the Under Armour Southwest Championships in Los Angeles.
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A 28-year-old woman was taken into custody Wednesday evening after she went to a Shasta Women's Refuge safe house with a knife in her hand and was hallucinating, authorities said.
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Man reports assault by male hitchhiker
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Yarnell had warrants for DUI, possession
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DFG predicts 12% more fish in Sacramento River
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In 1912: Two of Joe Rose's fine beef steers ate a few sticks of dynamite from the cabin of George Zoll on Greenhorn, from which they soon died. Zoll said that if the cattle had been properly salted they would not have eaten the giant powder. The matter would be threshed out in Justice Johnson's court.
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Preliminary hearing delayed for 3 defendants
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Facility can assist low-level offenders
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A workshop on the topic of nonprofit board governance will be held Aug. 29 at Simpson University in Redding.
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It's that time of year again for bocce ball, spaghetti and cannoli among the shady trees of Anderson River Park.
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A man was taken to a local hospital after he shot himself in the leg while riding down Highway 273 around 2 p.m. today.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are emotion, falter and touch. TorchWe lead separate lives, you and I.Separate and separated.I see you walk through life, unaware of me, doing the most mundane things and I can’t help but love
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Due to a wildland fire north of Redding near Interstate 5, northbound I-5 is closed at Fawndale, 10 miles north of Redding, and southbound I-5 remains closed at Antlers Road. Click here for the updated report by KRCR TV in Redding.    
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America is connected by coffee shops. Yeah, you get to them via freeways and highways, but that’s just a means to an end. They’re everywhere and we use them as markers – “Can you hold it until we get to the Raccoon Spit exit? There’s probably a coffee shop there.” In lonely-night-driving songs, illicit rendezvou
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On Wednesday August 1, 2012, at 7:54 am, Officers from the Redding Police Department responded to the area of the Caldwell Park in regards to a stolen vehicle investigation. Officers had received information that a stolen utility truck had been left near the Caldwell Park Boat Ramp parking lot. While officers were in the ar
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It took Femme de Joie a long time to catch on to Burrito Bandito. For one thing, she didn’t have much reason to go out to Airport Road in Redding, where they started at the original location. For another, she didn’t really relish the thought of driving all the way out there to be caught in the lunch rush at a place that
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That red-and-green pagoda on Hilltop Drive was built 40-plus years ago to house the Hong Kong Restaurant. When it closed, a couple more Chinese restaurants moved in and out, and now Jade Garden has been there for several years. It would seem from Femme de Joie’s observations that while the kitchen is largely keeping up it
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The Comprehensive Land Use Plan, drafted by the Shasta County Coordination Committee, that the Redding City Council will consider tomorrow makes for interesting reading. I enthusiastically applaud any grass-roots effort to ensure that federal and state agencies listen to locals...
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SACRAMENTO - A federal grand jury indicted today two men for allegedly growing marijuana on public land in Trinity County.
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A 57-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries after he hit a truck when he crossed into oncoming traffic this afternoon, authorities said.
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Mark Paul offers up a grim finding from the political-science literature on "The Democratic Deficit in the States": Although state governments are somewhat responsive to voter majorities on particular issues--the bigger the opinion majority on an issue, the more likely...
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In 1914, the economy of Shasta County was glowing. It was the banner mineral county of California, had produced almost $60,000,000 in gold, was the first county to produce silver and copper, had the largest deposit of cement material in...
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By 5 a.m. Wednesday, the parking lot at the Balls Ferry Fishing Access was nearly full of pickups with empty boat trailers.
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The U.S. Marine accused of masterminding and carrying out with two others a June 20 attack upon his former Redding girlfriend who was eight months pregnant doesn’t want his criminal case to drag out in court.
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Redding Police officers launched a manhunt this morning after a citizen reported a pair of men running through Caldwell Park, one of whom was armed.
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An officer who shot a teenager in June was justified in using deadly force, the Shasta County District Attorney's Office announced today.
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Interstate 5's southbound lanes are open at Mount Shasta, though the northbound lanes remain closed at Fawndale due to a 325-acre fire. Law enforcement said they hope to open I-5 northbound within two hours.
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In October of 2010, Redding’s own dance and theater phenom James Santos embarked on a new direction in his life: He went on tour with Cirque de Soleil as assistant artistic director for one of its shows, Dralion. This past March, Las Vegas’ Wynn Hotel offered James the position of Artistic Director for Le Rêve, [...]
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It has been  ages since real and true justice has operated as it was meant too. The engine that turns the wheels of justice ceased to operate a long time ago, or was it always so corrupt? In any case, as a result of the deterioration, the "naire do wells" and "squeakers by" of the l
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RED BLUFF – A Tehama County man has been sentenced to three years in prison after he was observed on a school security camera stealing other security cameras, prosecutors said today.
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A Redding panhandler who once boasted that he can make up to $500 a day if he “really hustles people” was placed on three years’ formal probation today after he pleaded no contest in Shasta County Superior Court last month to drug possession, second-degree commercial burglary and misdemeanor battery.
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The former Shasta College prez and a volunteer trying to raise money to keep Shasta State Historic Park open reacted to revelations about $53 million "found" in the state parks budget: "When I first heard about this I felt like...
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If you compare the economy of the rural north state with the more prosperous areas of California, the one striking feature is that the areas that are succeeding have much more highly educated populations. So is the answer to press...
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Aggressively priced ’96 3/2 with a lovely pool in west Redding’s Vistancia neighborhood.
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It's a rare state program that can turn a felon into a hero, but the inmate fire crew program does just that. Unfortunately, the conservation camps need a hero who can save the system from collapse. The fire camps, which...
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Spotted circa 2000 at an exhibition at the National Building Museum in D.C. on how air conditioning changed life in the U.S.: "I date the end of the old republic and the birth of the empire to the invention, in...
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A Redding man was assaulted by a hitchhiker he picked up Tuesday night in the area of Hilltop Drive and Browning Street. Police were dispatched to Mercy Medical Center around 9:45 p.m. There they found Edward Disney, 47, who told officers he had been assaulted after picking up a white man in his 20s.
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The trio accused of attempted murder, conspiracy and assault in connection with the June 20 attack on a pregnant 18-year-old Redding woman on the Sacramento River Trail near the Sundial Bridge are due back in Shasta County Superior Court this morning to determine if their Thursday preliminary hearing will be held as schedul
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Roadwork on several north state arteries could cause delays today.
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The sun will be beaming down on Redding today, driving temperatures up to around 102.
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Seeing the proud face and imagining what might have been never gets any easier.
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If Milton Friedman were alive today — and there was never a time when he was more needed — he would be one hundred years old. He was born on July 31, 1912. But Professor Friedman's death at age 94 deprived the nation of one of those rare thinkers who had both genius and common sense.
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It sounds like these environmentalists would like to put Sierra Pacific out of business, just like they dried up all the rest of the timber industry and its jobs.
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When a president governs against the will of a people, and a judge rules against the majority, then you no longer have a democracy.
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When you go to a movie theater, it is rude and unfair to other patrons to continue to talk loudly once the previews of coming films begin.
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I was saddened also to hear that Buz's Crab had closed its doors.
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What is up with Redding gas prices?
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I recently had occasion to visit Anselmo Vineyards in Shingletown for my wife's birthday. We had a wonderful evening, dinner and all.
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I am responding to Leanne Starrs. How sad to bash our teachers when they are already on the chopping block in California.
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Austin Lobsinger is the archetype of a bad man.
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Shasta County supervisors approved two contracts Tuesday to let local inmates stay in jails in other counties to dodge the revolving-door trend at the Shasta County jail for at least the next year.
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BBB warns of 'invoice' mailings
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Trial date scheduled for karaoke assault case
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge refused Tuesday to approve a negotiated plea bargain for a Bella Vista man who pleaded no contest in June to assaulting a California Highway Patrol officer with a pickup during a wild 2010 chase.
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In 1912: The patrons of the Bee Gum post office claimed to have the poorest excuse for a mail service in California, or the United States. Unless one of the Bee Gum residents happened to go to Harrison Gulch or Knob, the mail stays 12 miles from those to whom it is addressed. It was the same with outgoing mail.
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If there are plans to block public access to forest roads in Shasta County, the feds won't be the only ones at the table making the decision.
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The corporate parent of Redding Memorial Park will erect signs this week to let patrons know it is trying to fix a broken irrigation system that has left much of the grounds brown.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County is doing its part to see residents get a free card offering discounts on prescription drugs.
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The Redding Colt .45s continued their winning streak Tuesday by beating the Oroville Pirates 4-1 for the team's seventh straight victory.
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A man was arrested twice today in Redding, once by citizens and once by police, authorities said.
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A 17-year-old girl was flown to Mercy Medical Center today after she collided with a big rig truck while on a dirt bike, officers said.
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Commenter "Pogue_Mahone" offers a response to today's editorial whose sentiment I certainly understand: Take a drive between Redding and Anderson on South Market/Highway 273. Take a look at the vacant blighted brownfield lands, the empty commercial buildings, and the bottom-feeder...
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You know the criminal-justice system as we know it has been upended when the sheriff of conservative Shasta County, Tom Bosenko, heads to uber-liberal Santa Cruz County for advice on how to handle jail inmates. But Bosenko has mentioned a...
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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is sending fire crews and air tankers to a half-acre fire that was reported this afternoon at Riverview Road and Highway 3 in Trinity County.
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Firefighters are at a grass fire this afternoon behind Les Schwab and Auto Zone on South Market Street in Redding.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge refused today to approve a negotiated plea bargain for a Bella Vista man who pleaded no contest in June to assaulting a California Highway Patrol officer with a pickup during a wild 2010 chase.
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In 1901, a disastrous cave-in occurred at the Iron Mountain Mine and entombed eight men. The cave-in was supposedly caused by a crack in the mountain 300 feet behind the mine entrance. All of the workers were found and brought...
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In 1901, a disastrous cave-in occurred at the Iron Mountain Mine and entombed eight men. The cave-in was supposedly caused by a crack in the mountain 300 feet behind the mine entrance. All of the workers were found and brought...
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Mr. Jesrani was on KCNR 1460AM this morning, for his monthly appearance on Carl and Linda Bott's Free Fire Radio Show.  The topic this morning was Wills, Trusts, and other Estate Planning issues.  If you missed the show today, you can hear the podcast at your convenience by following this link:
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Here's a link to the web site for the Dogwood Diner, on Sacramento Avenue, and some online reviews here....
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RED BLUFF - Portraits of Thomas Jefferson, 150 of them, may be floating around Tehama County.
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I recently saw a video that made me absolutely livid. (No, I'm not going to link to it. I'm sure it can be found easily if you really want to look at it.) The premise was this: man is driving car. Wife next to him is asleep. Kids in back seat. Their car is behind a truck that is hauling the cab of another truck, which is fa
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A 30-year-old Redding man was seriously injured this morning after falling about 25 feet through the roof of a restaurant supply business on Railroad Avenue.
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The Susanville bicyclist killed Saturday night after he was hit by a vehicle in eastern Shasta County has been identified as Andrew Joseph Hall, the Shasta County Coroner’s office said today.
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The U.S. women's soccer team beat North Korea 1-0 at in the second half at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, on Tuesday.
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I noticed this quote from the governor last week too. "I've never seen a CEQA exemption that I don't like." The Bee digs a little deeper and finds growing frustration among environmentalists and the history behind Brown's skepticism of the...
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Shasta County supervisors approved two contracts this morning that will let local inmates stay in jails in Lassen and El Dorado counties to avoid overcrowding at the Shasta County Jail.
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This is fun and creative way to deal with this disgusting habit. The post Store Owners Get Back At Public Urination! appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Love that place. Living history. Video taken and posted on YouTube by members of the Redding British Car Club. Here's a story I did on the place back in June 2004. From the Record Searchlight's archives: OAK RUN -- When...
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The north state will bask under another hot day. National Weather forecasters project a high of 100 today in Redding as temperatures will begin a gradual warmup that will culminate Friday.
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Welcome to “Or So It Seems….” The line comes from a trick I’d play on my family. On trips, we’d do round-robin storytelling, each person building on the previous narrator’s tale. When I decided I didn’t like the direction the story had taken, I opened with “Or so it seems….” and then took the story off t
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Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women’s soccer team already have a guaranteed spot in the quarterfinals but can clinch first place in Group G with a win or draw when it faces Korea DPR today at 9:15 a.m. in Manchester, England.
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A Sept. 25 trial date was scheduled this afternoon in Shasta County Superior Court for a father charged with attempted murder and assault after he allegedly shot his 50-year-old Shingletown son because he did not like his country music karaoke singing.
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A Bella Vista man who pleaded no contest last month to assaulting a California Highway Patrol officer with a pickup is scheduled to be sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Say goodbye to July with another toasty warm day, with temperatures for the Redding area reaching about 100 degrees. The wind will be out of the south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Tuesday's low is expected to be around 64 degrees.
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As a way to balance private-property rights and public benefits such as clean water and good wildlife habitat, the conservation easement is ingenious. But is it possible for the north state to have too much of a good thing?
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A combination of computerized tracking and public pressure have joined to make reporting of school dropouts in California the best in America, but those reports are still not good enough.
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I have purchased my own health insurance for many years. This year my premium increased by $84 a month. This increase made my insurance premium unaffordable and I had to switch to a lower quality, less expensive policy.
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Talk about overkill. The NCAA has terribly overreacted with its draconian sanctions and penalties against Penn State University.
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All season long, Cheridan Hawkins was dominant.
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Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women's soccer team already have a guaranteed spot in the quarterfinals but can clinch first place in Group G with a win or draw when it faces Korea DPR today at 9:15 a.m. in Manchester, England.
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The Redding Colt .45s extended their winning streak to six games by topping the Oroville Pirates 8-6 at Tiger Field on Monday.
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Retired Shasta County Superior Court Judge Steven Jahr, named Friday as the state's next administrative director of the courts, acknowledged Monday that he has a lot of challenges ahead of him.
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Sleep Train will open a new mattress center in Redding next month.
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A settlement conference held Monday failed to reach a resolution in Shasta County Superior Court for an Oregon man charged with 10 felony counts of attempted murder and other related crimes in connection with an Oct. 27 shootout with officers following a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 5 near Castella.
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A new bill for fire-prevention services will hit the mailboxes of rural property owners starting next month.
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1912:There was an epidemic of typhoid fever in Harrison Gulch. The epidemic was traceable directly to milk supplied by Francis M. Shelton. Milk had continued to be distributed even after two cases of typhoid appeared in the Shelton family.
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The Good News Rescue Mission has received a $65,000 grant leaders plan to use to buy an electric truck that will pick up donated food.
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The brokenhearted father of a 23-year-old Redding man killed Thursday in Southern Afghanistan while serving in the Army said Monday his only child died in a blast from a roadside bomb that also killed another soldier and wounded a third.
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RED BLUFF — Looking for a feline friend? On Saturday, the Tehama County Animal Care Center will offer adult cat adoptions for free and kittens for a $10 fee.
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Crops and livestock were worth more than ever in Shasta County in 2011, although some industries fared better than others.
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After 11 years at the same location, Outwest Furniture in Redding has moved to a larger building.
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Prodigious young New Yorker staff writer resigns after admitting he made up Bob Dylan quotes. His new book, "Imagine," is pulled by retailers. Dumb. Details here....
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Red Bluff police are investigating the recent stabbing of a transient and are asking the public for information about the incident.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Junction City — Fishing has been outstanding for bright salmon, and it seems to get better every day. Anglers are scoring limits of dime bright fish from the North Fork to Lewiston on roe and backtrolled plugs. Flows are scheduled t
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Anderson police arrested a Redding man Monday morning on suspicion of resisting arrest, being under the influence of a controlled substance and trespassing.
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The earliest and most important of the Shasta County hotels in the 1850s were all located on the western, southern and northern portion of Shasta County. The following is a list of these hotels by the year they were built....
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There is a report a traffic collision this afternoon involving a motorcycle at the top of Buckhorn Summit on Highway 299 west of Redding. Crews were dispatched just before 3 p.m.
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Emergency crews have been dispatched this afternoon to Ono for a quad accident.
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Seems like all of the best painful to watch videos are coming out of Russia. This reporter never saw it coming. This is why you never turn your back on a drifting car. The post Drifting Car Hits TV Reporter In Russia appeared
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How long do you wait for an answer to prayer before doing another prayer for the same purpose?
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I've heard Tea Party-minded conservatives get their hackles up at recent water-related events about the prospect of PG&E-style "smart meters" being installed on wells. It seemed like a far-fetched concept to me, but UC Merced's Roger Bales argues in an...
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Cute YouTube video of some kids with some fun facts on Burney Falls, a great place to beat the heat this week....
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Dyar, its former longtime editor, is again gracing the pages of the Thursday entertainment guide/calendar in the Record Searchlight, reviewing Redding-area watering holes, with an emphasis, it seems, on those at offer live music. Here's his recent write-up on the...
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My column item on Saturday about all the wasted space (my opinion) in City Hall and the County Admin Building prompted this e-mail from a longtime Redding resident: There is so much waisted space at City Hall, when I walk...
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This idiot is lucky to be alive let alone get up and walkaway after getting tossed like a rag doll out the sunroof of the car. The post Parrallel Parking Like A Boss appeared first on Daily Dump.
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The RC airplane is totally annihilated by it’s liquid nitrogen cargo. I didn’t see a parachute I hope the pilot made it our okay. The post Liquid Nitrogen Vs RC Airplane appeared first on
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At Puerto Vallarta, they make your guacamole right at your table. Yeah, that works.
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The photo on this REO home is a bit small. On TV, they just say “Computer, enhance photo.” And like magic, you can zoom right in. See?
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Forecasters say it'll be another hot, sunny day today in Redding, and expect things to warm up even more toward the end of the week. The high today should reach 99 degrees, while temperatures are expected to drop to 65 degrees tonight. Prepare for the same conditions on Tuesday and highs in the triple-digit range for the r
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Points of lights in the north state's economy are all too rare these days.
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I have a concern, and it involves our wonderful Sacramento River Trail and the decline of trail etiquette.
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Insistence of the right wing that the USA is a Christian nation caused me to ponder the truth of that assumption. I'll grant you I am not a biblical scholar, but I've been around the good book for 78 years. I offer views of a few of the Ten Commandments:
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In an era of credit card fraud, identity theft and bank scammers, one would have thought that vendors would raise their purchasing security a notch or two. Alas, no.
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Mostly unreported is the fact that poverty and homelessness in Israel are growing at an alarming rate, as well as the brutal repression of demonstrations in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
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Shasta County supervisors may vote Tuesday to send local inmates to jail in other counties after ongoing criticism from the public and others that the crowded jail is letting inmates off the hook too easily.
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A former Redding man has been killed in action in Afghanistan while serving with the Army.
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RED BLUFF — A day reporting center to serve offenders monitored by the Tehama County Probation Department could open as early as November in the former juvenile hall building on Walnut Street.
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When the snortin' and stompin' was finished, a pair of Australians walked off with the biggest checks at Saturday night's Professional Bull Riders competition at the Redding Rodeo Grounds.
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ANDERSON — The North trounced the South 56-21 in the most lopsided Lions All-Star football game in the game's 35-year history at Bob Reid Stadium on Saturday night.
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Two people were killed Saturday night in separate traffic incidents in Shasta and Trinity counties.
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A former Redding man was killed Thursday in action in Afghanistan while serving with the Army.
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In 1912: The Anderson school board awarded the contract for putting another story under the present school for $1,977. The present building was to be jacked up and a second story put underneath on a cement foundation. This would add a large assembly room and two school rooms. Construction work was to begin within 10 days.
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A former Redding man has been killed in action in Afghanistan while serving with the U.S. Army.
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A former Redding man was killed Thursday in action in Southern Afghanistan while serving with the U.S. Army.
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So a correspondent warned me last week. The truth, as usual, is a bit more complicated. Here's the link to the issue at Snopes.com....
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It's going to be sunny and hot today in Redding. In fact, it's going to be that way for the rest of the week, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today's high will be near 97 degrees, while Monday's high temperature should be around 98 degrees. Tuesday's high will be near 98 degrees, while Wedne
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ANDERSON – The North turned in a record-breaking performance to rout the South 56-21 in the 35th annual Lion’s 4-C1 All-Star football game at Bob Reid Stadium on Saturday night.
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Of all the sordid details in the allegations against Lance Swann and his co-conspirators, who allegedly hatched a plan to murder Swann's son in utero, this chilling line from the police report stands out:
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Here's the thing about Jerry Brown.
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California does not have a problem of revenues. There's plenty coming in each year. It has a spending problem, and last week's exposure of financial scandal at the Department of Parks and Recreation constitutes the latest slap in the face to taxpayers.
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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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It is with disgust when I look at the picture of Gov. Jerry Brown with others celebrating the authorization of a high-speed rail line in the Record Searchlight on July 19.
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Bob Rowen writes: "To 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 [voter]."
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Kudos to the firemen who conducted a HAZMAT training across the street from the home of our great-grandsons, ages 5 and 7.
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After reading Rob Adam Perry's "Speak Your Piece" last Sunday, I felt I had to respond.
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If you are a promoter of an event and you do not have enough money in the bank to pay projected bills, then you should not try to scrape by and put something on that is beyond your means.
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I took two feral kittens to the Shasta County Animal Shelter. While there, I observed very disgruntled people trying to get service and two employees asked to do an impossible job with no support. One employee worked in the office. The phone rang over and over. People waited in line while that one employee tried to do all t
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My family and I were saddened to learn that Buz's Crab had closed its doors. For the past 30 years we have enjoyed fresh fish, delicious cioppino, Shrimp and Crab Louie, and of course Buz's fresh crab. Standing in line for fresh crab on Christmas Eve was a tradition and almost a social event for Shasta County reside
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It has been said, "Why can't we just leave good enough alone?" In regard to this issue, the dams on the Klamath River need to be left in place.
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I watched a young man die on a recent night. I heard his friends calling out his name. I heard the rhythmic counting of the firefighter giving CPR. And I saw him die in the middle of the street. Before that, however, I heard the screaming of the approaching motorcycles, and the collision. Lives changed forever in the moment
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Okay, so you do not like President Obama. You do not believe that he has done enough for you. But can you really believe that Mitt Romney will do better than President Obama? Romney is a multimillionaire vulture capitalist, who has proven many times that he has no concept of the needs of middle-income voters or how to fulfi
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As many others, I'm following the events of the theater massacre. Given that our prisons are grossly overcrowded and the cost of incarcerating prisoners is outstanding, why will we spend millions and years dealing with this deranged individual?
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When Gov. Jerry Brown said he was going to make alternative energy competitive with fossil fuel, I thought he was going to lower alternative energy cost to compete with fossil, not raise fossil to match solar.
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Desire Colucci-Gorno and James Short, both of Marquette, Mich., are engaged to be married Aug. 18, 2012, at Torch Lake Cellars in Alden, Mich. The bride-elect is the daughter of Annette Colucci of Redding and Daniel Gorno of Bellaire, Mich. She graduated from Central Valley High School in 1997. She joined the Air Force aft
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Janell Arsenault of Sacramento and Bryan Weber of Fairfield are engaged to be married Sept. 23, 2012, at the Green Valley Country Club in Fairfield. The bride-elect is the daughter of Paul and Sonja Arsenault of Cottonwood. She graduated from West Valley High School in 1999. She attended Shasta College. She works for the W
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On my recent travels around California, I noticed a billboard off Highway 101 announcing Alaska Airlines flights from Monterey to San Diego. Then there is this. Allegiant Air will start flying to Hawaii from Stockton, Fresno, Monterey and Santa Maria in November. Yes, you read that right. Santa Maria.
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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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Accusations involving child pornography levied against a north state man have shaken the rural neighborhood where the suspect and his family, including two young children, lived.
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>Two people were reportedly killed Saturday night in separate accidents in Shasta and Trinity counties.
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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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