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August 25th, 2012

A woman missing from Shasta Lake showed back up at the place she disappeared from, authorities said today.
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Wow! We have such a great group of HS Seniors up here in Redding!!! I have thoroughly enjoyed working with this year’s Seniors… whether it’s for your quick Yearbook “Mug Shot” or the full-blown creative sessions… they’re just so much fun! So, thanks – thanks for being you, tha
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At noon today road closures in the affected evacuation areas were lifted. The following areas will be open to residents only with proper identification: Rock Creek Road, Ponderosa Way and Forward Mills Rd. There are still fire personnel working in the areas listed below, and the conditions are not in favor of opening the
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Two grass fires burned 5 acres in the Jones Valley area this afternoon, but the potential for the flames' spread caused authorities to call for evacuations of homes on Christian Way off Bear Mountain Road.
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George began working at the town of Shasta's courthouse and jail in 1873 at age 11 as a chore boy. He was hired permanently approximately six years later as a janitor, and then promoted to a jailer in 1884. He...
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A man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed two people, leaving one in critical condition, near Adams Lane overnight, police say.
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Seven people were arrested by law enforcement on suspicion of driving under the influence within the previous 24 hours, including a 15-year-old boy, officers say.
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Firefighters say they've contained 74 percent of the Ponderosa Fire by Saturday morning, which has scorched 27,676 acres across eastern Shasta and Tehama counties.
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Susan Tchudi is explaining to me about "adaptogenic" herbs as we walk around the herbal garden growing behind her home at TurkeyTail Farm. "Modern herbalists consider herbs help to calm or soothe the body, neither over-stimulating nor inhibiting normal body function adaptogenic." According to the Nutrition Science News, "at
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Older humans may regret seeing crows feet in the mirror, but this Redding old crow would surely beg to differ. Just a fleeting episode. See a one foot crow. Grab the camera. And then the traffic light changes at the intersection of two very diff
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A rare Contemporary home on 1.5 acres just east of Redding, with a 1500 sqft garage.
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The haze enveloping Redding will stick around through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
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Today, botany fans and those just curious about plants in general can join the horticultural manager at Turtle Bay-McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens for a walk in the gardens.
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Turtle Bay continues its exploration into chocolate with a demonstration on how to create hand-crafted chocolate at 1 to 1:30 p.m. today.
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Tonight's Redding Rollergirls's bout with the Tsunami Sirens has been cancelled, according to the team's website.
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Police arrested three Redding men Friday night in connection with the baseball-bat beating of a 20-year-old man, who was found with head wounds on Eureka Way.
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An article from the Wall Street Journal by James R. Hagerty, contributed to by Alison Van Camp, February 14, 2007) Popular Home-Price Web Site Often Gets It Right but Can Be Way Off the Mark, We Find In the year … Continue read
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Authorities are searching for a woman who went missing Tuesday in the city of Shasta Lake.
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When Christina Massey first saw the vandalism of Martin Luther King Jr.'s visage at the Redding park where she works, she said she was "shocked and sad."
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In 1912: Robert Calcaguino sent the Siskiyou News a sample of his Sisson cabbage that weighed 14 pounds to the head. It was white, sweet, tender and juicy, the finest in the land. In another note, Dr. G.W. Dwinnell had a large lot of Shasta Valley grain gathered and boxed to hold for the Panama Exposition in case nothing as
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Redding police said Friday they have been investigating someone who earlier in the week reportedly made statements about "going Colorado" at Simpson University.
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The mother of a 24-year-old Redding man who was struck and killed crossing Placer Street in January is suing the city and Shasta County over her son's death.
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A food truck with a '50s theme is serving burgers and fries in greater Redding.
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Shasta and Tehama counties have suffered through one of those fiery weeks — itself capping a smoky month — that serve as a reminder of just how rough this beautiful patch of country can be.
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Two weeks ago this morning I went to bed to sleep off a nearly all-night ride-along with the Redding police. Some observations follow.
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Most people have probably noticed that the recent fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond prompted an immediate increase in California gas prices of at least 40 cents per gallon.
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The issue of aborting a rape-induced pregnancy recently rocked a Senate campaign. The images it summons of violation, unfairness and burden assure the topic instantly launches infuriated responses.
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A 50-year-old man accused of killing his older brother after a fight about weightlifting will have to wait more than a month before learning whether he'll stand trial on murder charges.
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SHINGLETOWN — Beneath towering evergreens in clear air, little children scampered about Black Butte Elementary on Friday during their first day of the school year, which arrived four days late because of the Ponderosa Fire.
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Growing up in Redding, Chris Thayer was drawn to science at an early age.
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Kirt Clipper asked if Rep. Paul Ryan was an example of conservative hypocrisy because Ryan's mother is on Medicare.
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YUBA CITY — Football can bring a team back to reality in a hurry.
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"Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they're here to stay." The Beatles had it right when they sang about the sweet sorrow of good times gone, and a couple of college sports programs in Redding can empathize with that big time.
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The U-Prep Panthers lost their first football game of the season in a close contest, with Etna winning at home 25-24.
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Authorities allowed more residents who were forced to flee the Ponderosa Fire to return to their properties Friday, as the number of threatened homes dropped to 300.
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ANDERSON — Once Shasta's one-two punch of Avery Holley and K.C. Toombs got going, there was no stopping them.
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The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors voted last week to hire an investigator after its third closed-session evaluation of the county counsel in less than two months.
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We'll see. It's playing at both the Cinemark 14 in Redding and the Valley 11 Cinema in Anderson. Here's what it's about, including some comments pro and con. And here's a negative review, from the Washington Post. What's clear is...
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'Ancient One' guessed the little man with the lawn mower correctly as George Albro who is mowing the courthouse lawn. Check in tomorrow to read more about this interesting man. Congratulations to Ancient One who wins a $10 gift certificate...
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A 22-year-old Redding man today pleaded guilty to molesting a girl several times over a period of about 10 months, according to the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office.
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Deputies are looking for two people, possibly teens, who stabbed a man in the torso early Thursday, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.
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Interstate 5 is six lanes wide now in Redding. With thick smoke from local wildfires standing in for urban smog, we can glimpse a future where our town begins to resemble the rest of California. Just need to fill up the lanes with
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The big halibut is 64.9. I've got lots of fish to wrap and that makes me a very happy camper....
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While clay soils have a sticky, heavy reputation, some of the most highly productive agriculture soils have a moderate amount of clay. To loosen and improve the structure of clay soil, add organic matter. Compost added year after year helps by attracting earthworms and helpful bacteria and fungi that result in better draina
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Preface #1: A year or so ago, Gary and I went to a concert in Chico (about 70 miles south of here). There was a man at the concert who spent the evening wandering drunkenly dancing directly in front of the stage, moving back and forth from right to left and back again, dancing as though his movements were controlled by a ca
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Authorities are searching for a woman who went missing Tuesday in Shasta Lake.
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Birdbaths, fountains, ponds and other water sources bring birds to yards. A water source for birds can be simple or elaborate. What's most important it to provide the water year-round.
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There is such a thing as too much of a good thing. Garden tomatoes, as delicious as they are, can be overwhelming at times.
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Can I grow a winter garden in Redding?
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Democrats in Sacramento, in a last-minute "trailer" bill -- the source of much mischief, though not necessarily in this case -- have proposed to switch the deadline for mail voting, the Bee reports. Rather than require that ballots arrive by...
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This is an awesome dispatch from the Pacific Crest Trail, which fire season can make a little dicey in high summer: "It was a beautiful day," she said. "We were just hiking along and then, all of a sudden, there...
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A 50-year-old man accused of killing his older brother after a fight about weight lifting will have to wait more than a month before learning whether he’ll stand trial on murder charges.
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Who is this? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. We have great prizes to entice you to play. On the first Friday of each month a $25 gift certificate goes to the winner from one of Redding's three great...
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From the Oregonian's web site: Highway bridges often turn out to be significant pieces of architecture. Lower profile pedestrian bridges don't usually get the same care in design. A noted exception is the breathtakingly beautiful Sundial Bridge over the Sacramento...
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From the Medford paper: Amanda Alexander not only is the cover girl for all that is Oregon big-game hunting, she's also the poster face for successful hunting on public lands. Alexander, of Redding, Calif., is on the cover of 2012...
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A friend e-mailed this job listing (applications due today): McConnell Foundation seeks Director of International Programs (Redding, CA) The McConnell Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help build better communities through philanthropy. The Foundation is seeking to...
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A two-vehicle crash in Cottonwood is causing a traffic hazard in the area of Happy Valley and Gas Point roads.
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Authorities are allowing more residents, who were forced to flee the Ponderosa Fire, to return to their properties.
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Helpline needs volunteers to answer calls on our community's crisis counseling, suicide prevention, and referral phone line.  A five week training class is being offered September 11 through October 11th, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.  The class will include background information, guest speakers on a variety of issue
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There was no way I was going to let the next Blue Moon slip by without dedicating a playlist to it. I mean, after all, these things only happen once in a blue moon, right? And from what I understand the next one isn't coming around again until 2015, and that's just way too long [...]
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Work on several north state roads could cause delays today.
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Redding will be hazy over the next few days as three wildfires burn in the north state.
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At noon today (Friday) the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office,  along with the Department of Public Works and Traffic Solutions, will open Rock Creek Road, Ponderosa Way, and Forwards Mill Road to residents of the appropriate areas where they reside. Only residents with proper identification will be allowed into these areas
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Comfort Keepers — Home Health Care owner Sandra Cassina (right) talks with Ruthie Scott (left) and Maddie Filomeo, both of Rush Personnel, of Redding, at the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce’s Open for Business Expo on Thursday at the Redding Civic Auditorium.
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A 61-year-old Daly City man was found dead earlier this week in the Trinity Alps after becoming separated from his hiking companion, according to the Trinity County Sheriff's Office.
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A Trinity County sheriff's deputy may resume writing letters to the editor after a federal judge ruled in his favor in a freedom-of-speech case.
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Cases of gonorrhea have nearly quadrupled in Shasta County this year compared with averages for the past half decade, prompting public health officials to urge county residents to get tested for the disease.
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In 1912: Fred Halsey, locomotive engineer on Nos. 227 and 228 between Redding and Red Bluff, saw what he thought was a cow on the track ahead of him. After shutting off the steam and applying the brakes, he discovered a fine five-pointer running at 20 miles an hour ahead of the engine. At a crossing, the buck took to the wo
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A community group will lead a prayer and march Saturday to promote tolerance and recognize the change in Redding's makeup.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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The Shasta County Arts Council in Redding has been awarded an $8,500 Creative Public Value grant from the California Arts Council.
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Former business partners Kenny Breedlove and Jayson Burris are busy men.
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Smoke from three north state fires caused several high school football teams this week to shift from their traditional scripted practices.
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Officials with three of the state's emergency response agencies and the U.S. Forest Service on Thursday provided an update on their joint efforts to battle wildfires that so far have scorched nearly a half-million acres in the north state alone.
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The smoky gray air hanging over Redding in the wake of north state wildfires makes Lisa Tumelson cranky.
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Firefighters anticipate full containment by Monday on the 27,978-acre Ponderosa Fire even as the blaze burns just miles from the small community of Mineral in Tehama County.
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Why does a Redding resident visit one of the city's fine parks?
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Either Israel is engaged in the most elaborate ruse since the Trojan Horse or it is on the cusp of a pre-emptive strike on Iran's nuclear facilities.
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I have read and heard some negative stuff about the Boy Scouts of America lately. I have been a member of the BSA for seven years. During Scouts I have been able to participate in many different activities.
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I've been hearing a lot about producers, that they are an elite group and deserve special privileges. Even if this were a decent way of thinking, this is too complicated a situation to come to such simple solutions.
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If the U.S. Forest Service can sue Sierra-Pacific Ind. for $120 million because the may have started a forest fire, can the public sue the National Park Service for knowingly and willfully allowing a wildfire to burn?
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Republican Scrooge Czar, Grover Norquist, in an interview with Bloomberg TV, predicts Paul Ryan will do for domestic policy what Dick Cheney did for national security.
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In March, the Ryan 2013 budget was published. It was then passed on party lines by the House of Representatives.
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Thirty-three players.
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This is the year for the Northern Section.
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Teams look to shake off preseason rust
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The Red Bluff High girls tennis team beat Shasta 8-1 to open the season on Thursday.
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It's been three years since Shasta has had a workhorse running back.
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Police say they arrested three people during a drunken driving and driver's license checkpoint, with two of them suspected of driving under the influence.
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The Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District (SMVCD) announced Thursday that three birds and five additional samples of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus (WNv). The birds, an American crow, a house finch and a Western Scrub Jay, were found widely scattered at different locations within the District. These lo
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Authorities are reporting that a woman in a red pickup truck drove into the West Valley High School parking lot and began shooting into the air.
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Fire engines did not exist then. When a fire erupted, many of the Redding's volunteer firemen ran to the station to get their gear. One of their apparatus was a hose cart that had to be pulled to the fire...
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That's what Rick Bosetti's camp would have you believe, releasing this video to prove the point: This is the ordinance in question. It does in fact say that a redevelopment zone -- since folded up -- at the Sierra Army...
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John ponders the question in this incredibly fast-paced 3-minute, 52-second YouTube video. And I think he may have nailed it at the end....
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Northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Deschutes Road in Anderson have reportedly reopened after a dump truck dropped a load of asphalt on the freeway and a Jeep going through the area overturned.
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Here's more evidence that the nation's housing market is stabilizing. Some of the nation's hardest-hit markets are showing signs of life in the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) home price index. The index tracks more than 360 metropolitan statistical areas. Values in Redding were virtu
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Join Slow Food Shasta Cascade and Maywood Farms for a fun and tasty day on the farm. Free and low cost activities - something for everyone! Just come on out! Farm tours, a fig-inspired brunch featuring dishes prepared by Farwood Bar & Grill, local vendors sampling and selling, and a fig dish tasting contest. A no hos
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Yesterday I mentioned in passing that the Legislature was debating a bill to require a doctor or nurse's signature stating that parents had been fully informed about the benefits and risks of vaccines before they could claim one of the...
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Gonorrhea reports have surged in Shasta County, and public health officials are encouraging people to protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections. From January through July of this year, 81 cases of gonorrhea have been reported to Shasta County Public Health, compared with an average of 21 cases for the same tim
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The North Valley Art League presents an unusual art show offering  a great chance to acquire an original and affordable piece of art for yourself or someone special.  The "$50 is Nifty Show" offers lots of original art priced at $50 or less.  The show runs September 4th through September 30th, 2012, Tuesday - Saturday, [
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Goff Fire is burning 5,200 acres and is 15 percent contained.
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This CNBC story describes the financial and legal Catch-22. Excerpt: Medical marijuana is legal in the state of Colorado. As a result, businesses have been created to grow, package and sell medicinal marijuana. This has created jobs, paid rent, and...
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Chico Enterprise-Record reporter Laura Urseny reports that Dick's Sporting Goods will open a store in the Chico Mall in 2013. The news comes weeks after it was first reported in the
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Trinity County Sheriff’s deputies said they arrested on Tuesday a 58-year-old Burnt Ranch woman six days after she told another person she’d shot and killed a man.
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A 56-year-old Redding man found dead Sunday just miles from his home died from a cerebral hemorrhage and aneurysm, according to the Shasta County Coroner’s Office.
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Authorities arrested an Anderson man who they say stashed methamphetamine in the engine compartment of a car.
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Two pics taken inside Reverge Anselmo's private chapel on his ranch and vineyard in the Inwood Valley east of Millville....
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Fire crews expect to fully contain a wildfire burning northwest of Butte Meadows in Tehama County later today.
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An 18-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night after he evaded Red Bluff police attempting to make a traffic stop.
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The infamous Mr. Jack Rebney of the viral internet video “Winnebago Man” has lost his home in Manton,Ca to the Ponderosa fire. Jack Rebney is also famous for his leading role in the film “Winnebago Man” not to be confused with his viral You Tube video. While we are saddened to hear that Mr. Rebne
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Redding area singer songwriter Tracy Jean Manuel has released a CD, humbly titled “Halfway Decent.” Listen up. Halfway Decent by Tracy Jean Manuel Blogger Marck Beauchamp pointed me to this brilliant local music. I know readers
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Work on several north state roads could cause delays today.
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The American Red Cross expects to close its doors to Ponderosa Fire evacuees at noon Friday as many have been allowed to return, leaving the center at Big League Dreams practically empty, officials said.
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A Redding man on parole supervision is in custody today after police found 14 firearms during a at a storage unit he rents.
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Described by the original builder as Santa Barbara style, this home is unique.
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The National Weather Service is forecasting several days of temperatures in the 90s and smokey skies.
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Leaders from the state’s three emergency-response agencies today are visiting firefighters in Redding to assess firefighting efforts on the Ponderosa and other north state fires
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When elected officials decide how to spend taxpayers' money, they need to use their heads as well as their hearts.
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There's something off — something a bit cowardly, actually — about the position of both parties in the abortion debate refueled by the asinine remarks of Missouri Republican Todd Akin.
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They’re selling like proverbial hotcakes on Lake Boulevard, just as they do at the trendy Voodoo Doughnut locations in Portland and Eugene.
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Photographer Chris Schiller has been photographing in a serious way for more than 20 years. With numerous solo and group exhibits both locally and up and down the West Coast, including an exhibit at SFO Airport Museum, his photography has been enjoyed by thousands of people. North state art lovers can enjoy Schiller's work
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Barista’s Roasting Co. celebrates its two-year anniversary today. Located off Dana Drive in Redding (formerly Green-Go’s), the business hangs a 13-foot banner out front that proclaims “Best coffee in Redding.”
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The advent of digital photography, coupled with the Internet, has lifted the lens cap on a whole new world for photographers, and the Tehama County Photo Club is happy to welcome that world of images to the north state.
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We read so much about the young people in gangs and all the trouble they get into. I want to tell you about the young people I met in the lower level of the parking garage on Placer Street early last Thursday morning.
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If China is doing better than it was 30 years ago , it is because capitalism is expanding there, not because of a partnership between capitalism and communism.
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Police and fire investigators are looking for at least one person they said set a series of nine fires Tuesday in the Millville area near several homes.
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A tour had been scheduled today for officials of a statewide veterans organization interested in converting Camp Latieze into a facility for veterans returning home from war.
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While larger wildfires continued to devour north state acreage land Wednesday, the relatively smaller Bagley Complex fires had grown more than 2,500 acres in one day and merged into one fire, with little sign of slowing.
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You see "Back to School" everywhere these days. Does this bring up visions of a young student with new clothes and a backpack with freshly sharpened pencils inside? How about adjusting your perspective to include seniors as active learners?
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Redding Fire Chief Kevin Kreitman is preparing to open Fire Station 2 in the fall.
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For the fourth straight year, Nerds On Call of Redding has made Inc. magazine's 500/5,000 of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
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After five days of battling a blaze with 300-foot walls of flames that's consumed almost 25,000 acres, firefighters said Wednesday they are more than halfway to containing the Ponderosa Fire, which has reduced at least 64 homes to ashes and prompted Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency in Shasta and Tehama c
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"Winnebago Man," the famous star of a viral video that earned him the title of ''World's Angriest Man,'' says he is satisfied that he and his dog, Buda, escaped the Ponderosa Fire, which destroyed his Manton home.
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The California Assembly voted along party lines Wednesday to outlaw the use of hounds to hunt bear and bobcat.
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Fisheries officials said they have not seen any effect on salmon in Battle Creek spawning downstream of the Ponderosa Fire.
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In 1912: Articles of Incorporation of the California, Shasta and Eastern Railway were filed. The railroad operated from Anderson northerly through Bella Vista and was to be extended to Ingot, which would create a total length of 28.5 miles. This action was seen in Redding as proof that the Afterthought Copper Co. was dead e
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RED BLUFF —Sean Rix jokes about being "roped into" a leading role in an upcoming community cleanup.
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Good question. The answer is maybe. But the Community Services Advisory Commission, which can suggest a path to the City Council but does not have ultimate authority, delayed acting today after a lively discussion. Proponent Susan Hinz called prohibiting smoking...
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ANDERSON — The Cubs are starving hungry.
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There will be no shortage of experience on the sidelines when it comes to the Northern Athletic League this season.
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Red Hawks fall to Oregon Tech in 5 sets
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Tim Patterson knows the first year at the helm of any program can be rough.
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The California Assembly voted along party lines Wednesday to outlaw the use of hounds to hunt bear and bobcat.
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Logging was taking place here even before the onset of the Gold Rush in 1849 when dense forests stretched for miles in every direction with great trees six and eight ft. through and 100 ft. to the first limb! According...
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Dear Garden,At this point in late summer I'd like to take this opportunity to review the past season and go over some of the highs and lows, as well as your performance evaluations. This was my first year returning to gardening after a long layoff, and I was a bit rusty and needed catching up in some of the newe
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This bill is, I'm reliably informed, being debated in the state Senate right now (Wednesday afternoon). I confess myself deeply torn. I am 100 percent pro-vaccine and have a low opinion of the arguments of those who oppose them, which...
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The Ponderosa Fire has drawn firefighters from all over California, but not all of them are on the ground.
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Redding firefighters are at a vegetation fire that was reported at 4:15 p.m. behind Enterprise High School.
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Here’s a west Redding foreclosure home off Buenaventura, in the Panorama Heights subdivision.
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The heads of three emergency response agencies with the state will visit Redding Thursday to assess the firefighting efforts in the north state.
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Winnebago man, the famous star of a viral video that earned him the title of World's Angriest Man, says he's satisfied that he and his dog escaped the Ponderosa Fire, which destroyed his Manton home.
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Victor Davis Hanson captures the state's political divide nicely: Driving across California is like going from Mississippi to Massachusetts without ever crossing a state line....
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In the wake of its educational camp being destroyed by the Ponderosa Fire on Sunday, the Shasta County Board of Education met today at a special session to explore its options.
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Secret Witness of Shasta County is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who attempted to stab someone in the downtown Redding parking garage.
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Redding is -- by and large -- a live-and-let-live kind of town. But that is apparently not the case when it comes to smoking in city parks. Our totally unscientific Redding.com poll -- posted in response to a Community Services...
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Red Bluff police arrested two men and two women early Tuesday evening after a caller reported seeing some people inside a vehicle with a long gun.
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Secret Witness of Shasta County today announced an up to $5,000 reward for information on a series of nine fires Tuesday in the Millville area investigators believe were intentionally set.
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Did I really sit in the Redding City Council chambers last night and watch two members up for re-election this fall vote against the flag? Yes I did. As it happens, I agree -- and agree that private fundraising should...
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Gov. Jerry Brown this morning declared a state of emergency in Shasta, Tehama and Plumas counties for the wildfires burning in those areas.
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  At 11 a.m. Wednesday the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Department of Public Works, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol, will open a section of Highway 44 in Shingletown for eastbound traffic only - and only for the residents of Shingletown. At 12:45 Wednesday Caltrans announced that Stat
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A set of fires near Big Bend grew to 5,650 acres overnight, a sharp jump from yesterday's 4,130 acres of charred land.
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Remember the days when a Nigerian Prince would offer you riches beyond belief? Well he’s been replaced by a wide variety of "tales", all of them just as determined on making you do things you'll regret.  Read the article HERE (http://mashable.co
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That's what political columnist Timm Herdt of the Ventura County Star calls the critics who complain that various California policies are stifling its business climate like so much wildfire smoke socking in the valley. The most recent evidence came in...
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The Reading Fire is 100 percent contained. According to a Lassen National Forest press release, when referring to a wild land fire, the difference between a fire being "contained" or "controlled" is that when a fire is contained, a fuel break had been completed around the fire, by hand line and/or mechanically by dozer lin
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Authorities are reporting a strong-armed robbery at a parking lot on Balls Ferry Road in Anderson.
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More than 800 firefighters are close to fully containing the Mill Fire.
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Here is a quick, funny little pic of me & Ethan.  I handed the camera to mom real quick and we were in some really funky sunlight.  So, I probably ended up making Ethan look a little funny – the light is so bright on his nose!  Sorry, Ethan!!!  Anyway, he was a hoot to [...]
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As some Manton and Shingletown residents were being allowed to return to their homes this morning, Cal Fire was expanding evacuation warnings in Mineral.
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Work on several north state roads could cause delays today.
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Redding will be hot and smoky today as two fires rage in eastern Shasta County.
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The Shasta County Board of Education today will discuss the future of Camp Latieze, which was virtually destroyed by the Ponderosa Fire.
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The Reading Fire in eastern Shasta County was fully contained Tuesday evening, fire officials reported.
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It might not have been their intention Tuesday afternoon, but the Shasta County supervisors have gone all in on the treat-and-rehabilitate philosophy that underlies the state's shift of low-level felons to county responsibility.
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Years, and sometimes decades, pass between my visits to movie theaters. But I drove 30 miles to see the movie "2016," based on Dinesh D'Souza's best-selling book, "The Roots of Obama's Rage." Where I live is so politically correct that such a movie would not even be mentioned, much less shown.
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Why all this effort by the Shasta Lake City Council and city manager to bully ex-City Council member Dolores Lucero in the courtroom? Are the taxpayers funding the attendance of city employees at trial? I hope not. Mrs. Lucero is quite innocent of the falsified charges against her because I was with her, acting as a witness
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Why does Rep. Paul Ryan's mom depend on Medicare when he has millions of dollars to take personal responsibility to care for her?
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The 2012 prep football season is two days from kickoff and, with today's release of the Northern Section Preseason Prep Football Media Poll, there is plenty of speculation about which are the top teams in each division.
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Three local chefs and a nutritionist want to help you make your favorite recipes more healthy, more tasty, or just better all the way around.
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SHASTA LAKE — The key to the Wing-T offense is deception.
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In 1912: The Little Nellie mine, between Keswick and Iron Mountain, was ready to resume operations with all of the old hands being called back. A month ago the compressor house and blacksmith shop were destroyed by fire. The Little Nellie was a steady gold producer and the company was undeterred by the fire.
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Shasta County supervisors unanimously rejected a $33 million state grant for a new jail Tuesday, with supervisors saying the county can't possibly afford to operate the 232-bed facility.
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Joe Wong of J&A Food Service in Redding has signed a lease on the former Chevy's Fresh Mex restaurant on Hilltop Drive in Redding.
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The Ponderosa Fire has been attracting nationwide attention while roaring through neighborhoods and chasing residents out of their homes, but with little fanfare another Shasta County fire has grown to more than 4,100 acres.
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The 2012 Northern Section football season begins this week with 10 new head coaches settling in for their first season at the helm of their new teams.
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The Shasta District Fair is among those who have yet to receive payment from concert promoter Allan Folino a month after the now-infamous demise of the Jukebox Music Festival.
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A veterans group's ambitious plans for a $50 million museum at Redding Municipal Airport moved ahead Tuesday when the City Council approved allocating "seed money" to cover the costs of permits and studies.
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Tuesday was a day of heartfelt hugs for the Grant family.
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After months of speculation, Verizon Wireless has launched its 4G Long Term Evolution, or LTE, network in Redding.
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Redding police Tuesday said they found a 56-year-old man dead Sunday, nine days after he was reported missing from his north Redding home.
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When Lorna Knedler stared out across her vineyard in Manton after the Ponderosa Fire had blazed through, she thought she'd entered a war zone.
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Chamber biz expo Thursday in Redding
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SHASTA LAKE — Central Valley football used to live in the postseason.
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The Eagles got wins in the top two singles matches when Tatiana Pellow defeated Stephanie Carriere 6-1, 6-0 and Allison Hernandez beat Cindy Vang 6-3, 6-2.
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The longtime area artist died earlier this summer. (Heard her name mentioned on KGO radio this morning by a newsreader, a relative of Ann's.) I grew up around Ann's work. Here's my favorite piece, purchased in the Nineties. If you...
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The longtime area artist died earlier this summer. I grew up around her stuff. Here's my favorite piece, purchased in the Nineties. If you have examples of Ann's work you'd like to share, e-mail them to me (notbusinessasusual@gmail.com) and I'll...
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I received the following email from Palomino Armstrong, "mother" of Honey Bandit, her famous rescued colt. She doesn't mention him in this portion of her email, however, he is safe at a ranch in Nevada. Here is the rest of...
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The California Highway Patrol has closed Old Forty-four Drive from Palo Cedro to Millville as firefighters battle several spot fires in the areas.
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With great sadness, those of us who have been working and trying very hard to find a suitable new owner, renter or leasee for Camp Latieze have been officially notified that it no longer exists, a victim of the Ponderosa...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY LAKE — Some particularly big landlocked king salmon in here, like the new potential state record fish of 11.2 pounds caught last week by guide Mike Elster. The fish hit a 4 1/2-inch Apex in black and white. So far he’s caught three state
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Re-Post. Back in June when this first ran, they were asking a hopeful $209K. Get ‘em for less now! Ne home builders are really getting aggressive on pricing. It was really pleasing to see tradesmen at work at the new Buckeye Pines subdivision.
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Shasta County supervisors today voted to turn down a $33 million state grant to build a new jail in Redding, saying the county can't afford to staff the 232-bed jail.
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Did anybody else catch former Redding Rebels pitcher and U.S. Olympic softball gold medalist Michele Smith on TV last weekend? Smith was part of the TBS crew that broadcasted Sunday's Atlanta Braves-Los Angeles Dodgers game. She provided color commentary along with former Braves pitcher John Smoltz. Durin
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Mr. Jesrani, along with his fellow members of the Active 20-30 Club of Redding, organized a Children's Shopping Spree event on Sunday.  Read about the event in today's Redding Record Searchlight (CLICK HERE to read full artic
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Good question, which a correspondent asks. The report, about which we editorialized this morning, was included with the staff report related to the City Council's agenda. But here's a copy for those interested. Despite occasionally critical comments, I agree with...
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A friend forwarded this e-mail about an upcoming reunion of the relatives of C.C. Bush, Redding's first mayor, business leader, civic booster, etc. The e-mail: "You had asked me to write about our Bush reunion. There will be about 25...
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Animal rescue programs and family ranches continue to open space at their facilities to assist residents affected by the Ponderosa Fire.
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Fire officials say one of the three fires making up the Fort Complex escaped containment lines Monday night.
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Did you know you can purchase Copyright Free Collections of your Senior Portraits?  Pretty cool, huh?  What does that mean, you ask?  That means you own the digital images you choose – you can post them online, print them as big as you want, and print as many times as you want!  Pretty cool, right?  [...]
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A Siskiyou County farm is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the discovery of the people who stole several turkeys last week.
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Redding police plan to run a DUI and driver's license checkpoint Thursday at an undisclosed location within the city limits.
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Redding police said they found a 56-year-old man dead Sunday, nine days after he was reported missing from his north Redding home
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A Red Bluff man was taken into custody on Monday after authorities found prescription medications and drug paraphernalia in a vehicle search.
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Red Bluff police are advising motorists to review their credit card statements for fraudulent charges if they pumped fuel into their vehicles at a local gas station.
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Much has been discussed about the depressed housing market and how it will play out in November. On Wednesday, a campaign that calls itself "Home Is Where the Vote Is" will launch an eight-state crusade to mobilize the folks who are underwater on their mortgage - they owe more than their home is worth. Th
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A woman suffered minor injuries this morning when her car was broadsided by a pickup at the intersection of Pine Grove Avenue and Cascade Boulevard in Shasta Lake.
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Calling their fundraiser “an unneeded distraction” at this time, organizer have canceled Saturday’s Lassen Volcanic National Park event due to the wildfires burning in the area.
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I wouldn't bet on it, given the amount of $$$ Monsanto and others will spend against Prop. 37. An overview from the Christian Science Monitor. Excerpt: If Proposition 37 passes, California will become the first state in the nation to...
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The Redding City Council will recognize Olympic gold-medalist Megan Rapinoe of Redding at tonight’s meeting.
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A protest back East about the use of the phrase "illegal alien" (here) brought to mind this hilarious and widely quoted blog post by colleague Bruce Ross from two years ago in which the Forest Service tested the euphemism "displaced...
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Firefighters were holding the lines on two blazes burning wild lands in Shasta and Tehama counties.
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Wildfire-stricken property owners in Manton say the Ponderosa blaze has destroyed more homes than the seven structures officials have been reporting, and fire officials confirmed this evening 50 buildings have now been destroyed by the fire.
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With Mount Shasta looming above, clean fresh mountain air, and the smell of pines with wildflowers scattered about, what could be a better venue for a beer fest? On July 14 my wife, Canda, and I headed north to the 20th annual “State of Jefferson Brewfest” at Mt. Shasta Ski Park. Since I had no [...]
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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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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council today will weigh new four-year contracts with employee unions representing more than half of the city’s 43 full-time staffers.
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Shasta County supervisors will may accept a $33 million state grant this morning to build a new jail in Redding.
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The Reading Fire in eastern Shasta County grew only slightly Monday to 27,877 acres as crews got a better handle on the blaze and expected to have it contained early this morning.
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As wildfires throughout the north state grew Monday, air-quality officials in Shasta and Tehama counties are warning of unhealthful conditions for residents of both counties.
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In 2000, when the Redding City Council adopted the city's current general plan, that document was the work of a 27-member city-appointed citizens committee that had met some 70 times over five years, plus 15 meetings of the city's Planning Commission.
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The barrage of Republican television advertising aimed at both registered Latino voters and potential Hispanic voters who have not yet registered began early this summer.
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Thank you for talking with Steve Fitch, former Shasta-Trinity National Forest supervisor and fire expert, regarding the horrendous Reading Fire. It brings to light the bizarre thinking of park officials about how a naturally caused fire in an unnatural environment can be seen as good.
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I am hoping one of your readers or your columnists can answer some questions I have. They are all related to the increasing use of hospitalists (doctors who only work in hospitals and do not have their own patients) in our area.
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For 41 years I have been in the financial services business, helping families and small and medium-sized businesses achieve financial success. I have promoted a financial formula that always works.
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For 11 local women, friendship wasn't the finish line.
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COTTONWOOD — Life is good out on The Pasture.
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The Ponderosa Fire grew to 16,280 acres and was threatening 500 more homes, as hundreds of additional firefighters swept in to battle the blaze Monday.
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COTTONWOOD —A powerful tool for a defense is intimidation.
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A 63-year-old Redding man convicted of child molestation in June was sentenced Monday to more than a century in prison.
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Open water swimmer Hunter Wright finished first in the 17 and under division, first among non-wet suit swimmers and third overall in the Optimus Sport Distance swim 10K challenge at Venice Beach on Sunday.
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A tight supply of listings, low prices and rock-bottom interest rates continue to drive home sales in Shasta County.
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All year long, Pete Giachetti talked about how special his women's team was.
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Anxious families who have been forced to flee their homes because of the Ponderosa Fire have many questions. Those with homeowners or renters insurance probably wonder just what their policy covers.
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Shasta County's chief probation officer announced Monday that a site for the long-awaited community correction center has been selected and it might open at the end of January.
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Shasta County supervisors this morning will revisit talks to build a new jail in Redding, this time possibly making a commitment to accept a $33 million state grant to build the facility that would require a one-time county match of several million dollars and an ongoing cost to run the jail.
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This year's Community Creek Cleanup is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon, Oct. 6.
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Redding's Hunter Wright made some noise at a Venice Beach open-water event on Sunday.
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Show slots available for young designers
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1850 Fire and lava flow from Cinder Cone near Lassen Peak 1851 Fire and lava flow from Cinder Cone near Lassen Peak 1852 Shasta 1853 Shasta 1863 Latona 1868 Horsetown 1870 South side of Black Butte near Battle Creek...
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The Fort Complex cluster of fires in northwest Siskiyou County is now covering 5,632 acres and 41 percent contained.
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A grass fire in the Martin Luther King Jr. neighborhood in Redding on Monday night was contained at 2 acres, a Redding Fire Department official said.
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The Reading Fire in eastern Shasta County grew slightly Monday to 27,887 acres as fire crews got a better handle on the blaze, while officials expect to have it contained early Tuesday morning.
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I can't tell you how many times I've heard that Shasta County is a generous community. Well, this is the first time I've seen something approaching rigorous evidence. We're not the most generous place in the known universe or anything,...
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Mike Hurley, Redding
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Basic Necessities May Be Provided by Assisted Living Expenses (ALE). Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones reminded fire evacuees in California that they may be eligible for reimbursement for additional living expenses due to mandatory evacuations. The California Department of Insurance (CDI) is currently monitoring several fir
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Q. Does your faith tradition encourage collaboration and acceptance of other faiths? Yes, Muslims are encouraged to reach out to other beliefs, work for the good in the society regardless of race or religion. In the Qur’an, Muslims are commanded by G’d to strive as those in a race towards all that is good; so that tells
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So writes one visitor to the Bend area -- which was once in the pipeline to become a national recreation area but is now in a sort of holding pattern. In the meantime, the Bureau of Land Management has designated...
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By William La Jeunesse Published August 20, 2012 FoxNews.com Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/20/us-taxpayers-bailout-california-homeowners-as-banks-fail-to-pay-their-share/#ixzz247M5LpE3 Contrary to what voters were led to believe, California took the unprecedented step this month to give banks and strugg
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Property owners affected by the Ponderosa Fire and other wildfires in Shasta County will be eligible for relief.
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On Sunday, the Reading Fire held within all lines on the fire located in portions of the Lassen Volcanic National Park and Lassen National Forest. The lightning-caused fire started July 23 and has consumed 27,887 acres, including 16,970 National Park Service acres, 10,838 U.S. Forest Service acres and 79 acres of  pri
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The Ponderosa Fire grew to 16,280 acres and was threatening 500 more homes, as hundreds of additional firefighters swept in to battle the blaze Monday.
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Our most sincere thoughts and prayers to all the firefighters working to protect Shingletown today.
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Homes start at an affordable $169,800 for a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom model. This is the large development you can see just south of Bethel Church in Redding. The agent representing the interests of the builder is Mike Rossiter of Coldwell Banker. We can represent your inte
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CCMOF is an organic farm that offers fresh produce grown in the fertile soil of world renowned Churn Creek Bottom. Then, they offer free delivery to your home or office. check out their website: A local business offering to locals. Buying food grown ne
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It's been a while since we sat down and chatted long enough for me to fill you in on what's going on here at your favorite online news magazine.  For everyone at A News Cafe.com, it's been a productive summer as our staff has been busy creating some new features that we hope you will like. The biggest project [...]
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Forecasters say it'll be another warm, sunny day in Redding today, and winds could gust up to 18 mph tonight. Expect a high of 97 degrees for the city and a low tonight of 61 degrees. Temperatures should cool a bit on Tuesday with a high of 92 degrees, then stay in the 90s the rest of the week, according to forecasters at t
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KALISPELL, Mont. — When Sara Weaver saw her father Randy struck in the shoulder by a government sniper's bullet in the Idaho wilderness in August 1992, she began to sprint back to the family's cabin on a mountaintop called Ruby Ridge.
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FRIDAY UPDATE: The Ponderosa Fire has burned 28,098 acres and has destroyed 64 homes and 20 outbuildings. The fire is 68 percent contained. The Red Cross Shelter at Big League Dreams is scheduled to close at noon today. Firefighters continue to utilize hand crews, aircraft, bull dozers and engine crews in a concerted effo
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Is the problem with Stillwater Business Park the product and the timing? Or is it the salesman?
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On Saturday, Aug. 11, Mitt Romney introduced Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate. This is a political Hail Mary pass. For those not into football, a Hail Mary pass is a long forward pass, thrown in desperation near the end of the game, under the small chance a receiver will snag the ball, score, and win the game
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I propose that any time a resource manager decides to manage a wildfire, the fire name be immediately changed to their name.
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Much is being written in this newspaper criticizing Lassen Volcanic National Park officials for their fire management practices that have allowed a wildfire to rage out of control. I agree with these critics. However, a far more basic cause of the current fire is the National Park Service's management philosophy of "
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Jerry Hurley, Redding
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The Ponderosa Fire grew to more than 12,000 acres Sunday with little sign of slowing, destroying seven homes and prompting Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko to declare a "state of emergency" for his fire-ravaged jurisdiction.
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The Ponderosa Fire grew to more than 15,000 acres overnight with little sign of slowing, expanding to the east and west and destroying seven homes.
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As the Ponderosa Fire scorches thousands of acres in southern Shasta County, firefighters say they're getting a handle on the weeks-old Reading Fire, which was 51 percent contained Sunday.
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In 1912: All the stores in Redding were to be closed during the funeral of Judge Edward Sweeney, as a mark of respect and to give all employees an opportunity to attend the last rites.
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Firefighters battled more than 20 lightning-sparked blazes around the north state Sunday, adding to the nearly 300,000 acres of wildland fire burning in the region.
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Shingletown Store was a center of a community gathering Sunday afternoon, and the phone rang repeatedly.
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Firefighters battled more than 20 lightning-sparked blazes around the north state Sunday, adding to the nearly 300,000 acres of wildland fire burning in the region.
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Shingletown Store was a center of a community gathering Sunday afternoon, and the phone rang repeatedly.
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A cluster of wildfires in Siskiyou County is now 41 percent contained as the blaze spread to just under 5,000 acres Sunday.
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Arrests for driving under the influence are down this Labor Day season compared to 2011, a spokesman with the county's anti-DUI campaign said.
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I met Sam and her sister, Marissa, when they came in for a consultation with their Gramma a few months ago.  They’re beautiful girls, but it’s their personality & enthusiasm that won me over…  After our full session in the studio and out at Caldwell Park – we became BFF’s!  )  LOL  I k
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Tracy Jean Manuel, a member of the Jim Dyar Band and Muletown, a graduate of Shasta High and an art major at Shasta College, is a prodigious talent. Take a free listen to the haunting "Halfway Decent People" on Reverbnation...
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Here’s a nice looking foreclosed home in a very desirable area.
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Click Here for more information on the Labor Day Weekend Men's Retreat.
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With the Reading Fire in eastern Shasta County making its way toward containment, officials have lowered the personnel presence there by hundreds.
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Alternative suggested headline for David Benda's excellent Stillwater Business Park article in today's paper (here). At the very least the city council needs to try another real estate broker....
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Two lightning-sparked fires are burning on Hatchet Mountain near the mountain's namesake wind turbines, fire officials said.
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Fire officials say the Buckhorn Fire near Oak Run isn't fully contained after all, downgrading its containment estimate this morning to 70 percent.
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The Ponderosa Fire has grown to 12,000 acres with no containment and destroyed seven homes, fire officials said this afternoon.
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Today will be sunny and hot, but not as hot as in recent days. The high should reach 96 degrees, while tonight's low will be about 63 degrees. Expect light winds tonight and similar weather conditions on Monday. Gusts that night could be as high as 18 mph, forecasters say.
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Somewhere during my journey through life I recall reading an axiom worded something like this: Mankind has always worked hardest at devising ways to avoid hard work.
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Stillwater Business Park in Redding was the vision of the Economic Development Corp. of Shasta County.
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Can the city of Redding make up its mind about parking already?
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Students head back to school this coming week. Many will be asked to share what they did on their summer vacation. I would talk about my two-week trip to China.
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On July 23, Lassen Volcanic National Park and the surrounding area were subjected to lightning strikes from a storm system. The result of this storm was a small lightning-caused fire within the boundaries of Lassen. Park fire officials made a decision to allow this fire to continue to burn in an allegedly controlled manner
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I would like to respond to Bob Madgic's "Speak Your Piece' last Sunday. As a member of the Anderson City Council since April, 1996, I would like to give you the correct information on the Anderson River Park. The city of Anderson purchased the property for this roughly 350-acre park in 1968 with the intent it be
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I am writing in response to the July 29 article on the spending of Proposition 63 tax funds.
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On June 8th, ex-DA Jerry Benito and his three co-defendants, Elizabeth Leslie, Angela Fitzgerald and Carol Gall, were ruled liable for defaming Joyce Gardner and did so with malice, oppression or fraud. (The County of Shasta was named in the suit and ultimately settled with Gardner.)
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When I was in college I met an Indian Hindu man and his sister on a flight from London to Los Angeles. I'd been studying in England and had planned to return to work there after Eurailing for the summer.
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My parents sent our daughter, Payton, to summer camp two years ago for the first time. She was 9, about to enter the fourth grade, outgoing and adventurous. I had few qualms about having her go, save for the fact I was entrusting my baby to someone other then family for a whole week.
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Dear Straight Talk: Our dad and mom believe in casual nudity in the home. They think nothing of walking around naked. It didn't bother us when we were younger and were taught to be casual ourselves. However, since we've reached puberty (15 and 13), it really bothers me and my sister to see our dad this way.
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This week Bon Voyage continues detailing flight bumping. Last week I discussed voluntary bumping of passengers from oversold flights. This week I cover involuntary bumping and passenger rights described by the Aviation Consumer Protection Division of the US Department of Transportation's "Fly-Rights: A Consumer Guide to Air
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David B Redlich owns and operates A+ Mobile Computer Repair.
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Today's students can use online tools at their disposal to stay on top of assignments and organize their schedule. Even better, parents can instantly see how their star student is doing and give some helpful prodding if Jane starts to fall behind in astronomy.
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Amy Davis, a mother of three kids from Connecticut, was driving one day and became distracted while searching for a tissue for her kids. She nearly took out a neighbor's fence in the process.
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Doing business often requires disclosing personal information. Once it's provided, however, consumers have few rights in limiting its availability to other parties. Such information is routinely viewed by those in different companies in different countries. Consequences range from annoying solicitations to identity thef
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With 2013 approaching, many families and their financial, tax and legal consultants are weighing major estate planning decisions.
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Rex and Carol Vaughn of Anderson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 13, 2012, with a ceremony by Pastor Al Franklin at Grace Baptist Church. The ceremony was followed by a reception hosted by their children. The couple were married on Jun 13, 1962, in Redding.
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Toni Tompkins and Gary Richardson, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Oct. 20, 2012, at the Senior Citizens Hall in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Rowdy and Elaine Yates of Burney. She is the office manager at Chiropractic Advantage in Redding. Her fiance is the son of Harold and Cheryl Richardson of
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Jennifer Sasser and Michael Carbaugh, both of Modesto, were married March 23, 2012, at the Union Hill Inn in Sonora. The ceremony was followed by dinner and dancing at Reception Hall in Union Hill Inn. Dr. Craig Slane of Simpson College officiated. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Bonnie Sasser of Modesto. She is
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A cab company employee stopped a burglar who was trying to steal a computer monitor Friday evening at the ABC Cab Co., police said.
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In 1912: There need be no further argument about the distance from Sisson to the summit of Mt. Shasta. Forest service rangers made the trip and chained the exact distance. From a point on Walnut Street, opposite the flagpole, the distance to Horse Camp is eight miles. From Horse Camp to the summit, the actual travel distanc
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A growing blaze scorched 5,000 acres in eastern Shasta County on Saturday, forcing residents to evacuate from Shingletown and Manton and causing law enforcement to shut down Highway 44.
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Anderson Union High School District has added Measure C, a $12.3 million school bond issue, to the Nov. 6 general election ballot.
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Brad Baker has witnessed the highs and lows of the four-year University Prep football program.
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For those who like to enjoy natural beauty at a slow and easy pace, I recommend a visit to two neighboring lakes in south Siskiyou County — Lake Siskiyou and Castle Lake.
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FALL GIRLS SOFTBALL LEAGUE
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The Simpson University volleyball team began the fall collegiate sports season with a 3-0 loss to Northwest Christian, at home at the Heritage Student Life Center on Saturday.
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RED BLUFF — Many families came to Ide Adobe State Historic Park on Saturday to celebrate Adobe Day for a trip back in time to 1852 replete with candlemaking, blacksmithing, dancing and music.
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Q: My wife and I both hunt deer during open season along with small game, preferably squirrels. We carry two rifles each (one for deer and the other for squirrel). After hours of hiking though, it gets tiring. So my question is if I were to carry a small caliber rifle to hunt squirrel and my wife carries a big caliber rifle
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A man who went along on a drug deal as "protection" called police on one of the alleged dealers, whom he thought had carjacked him, leading to the arrests of all involved early Saturday morning, officers said.
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The old adage that strength lies in numbers may be true for the reconstructed Mountain Valley League this football season.
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SHASTA LAKE — In the final step in employee-union negotiations for the next four years, the City Council on Tuesday will weigh new contracts with the city's two labor groups.
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The Panthers have changed the guard for this season.
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The lights will be turned back on at Fire Station 2 come mid-October, nearly two years after tight finances forced Redding officials to shutter doors.
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John Troughton of Cushman & Wakefield has been trying to sell lots at Stillwater Business Park for more than four years.
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Stillwater Business Park, meet Stanton Springs.
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Dear Babe: I have a set of 30 New Orleans Saints cards. The front says, "A.P.B.A. Pro League Football." The back has personal info and how each player rated on offense, defense and pass receiving.— John Brown, RialtoBabe: Usually not knowing the year or player names makes it virtually impossible to determine v
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Longtime CEO Chris Jones told me the facility on Eureka Way will henceforth be known as Vibra Hospital of Northern California, in keeping with the marketing and branding strategy of its corporate parent, Vibra Healthcare. New signage has been ordered...
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Emergency personnel are responding to reports of a possible drowning at Lake Shasta at around 6 p.m. today.
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Electricity was out in parts of the city of Shasta Lake this afternoon after a tree fell on a power line.
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William arrived in Shasta County in 1861 and purchased 160 acres in 1862 from Tom McCoy on Snow Creek at the confluence of Bear Creek and established the Snow Creek Ranch. The ranch name was later changed to the Aldridge...
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Redding firefighters checked on a report of a grass fire at Hilltop and Dana drives this afternoon behind the Men's Wearhouse, but they weren't able to find any flames.
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I practically lived on maple bars at Shasta High. Back then no one thought of marrying them with bacon and we all know EVERYTHING is better with bacon! I may have to head back to the new iGo'Nuts & Bakery...
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Authorities say they arrested five individuals on suspicion of drunken driving overnight in the Avoid the Six driving under the influence crackdown.
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Firefighters are evacuating people from homes near Manton and in Shingletown as a 5,000-acre blaze burns to the northeast.
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Firefighters are responding to a fire reported at 19441 East Niles Road today.
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So one commenter said, directing me to this tune available on Amazon.com for 99 cents. Click here to listen to a sample of Hunt's country-flavored "I Hope Heaven Has a Helluva Jukebox." On Whiskeytown Records....
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Candles used during a prayer started a blaze that engulfed most of a mobile home in a park today off Highway 273, firefighters reported.
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The Goff Fire has closed a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail today, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
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A man who had been brought to a drug deal as "protection" called police on one of the dealers, whom he thought had carjacked him, leading to the arrests of all involved, officers said.
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An employee of a cab company stopped a transient burglar trying to steal a computer monitor Friday evening at the ABC Cab company, police say.
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A man was arrested Friday after he ran his jet ski aground near Morley Cove at Lake Shasta while piloting it under the influence, authorities said.
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We direct your attention to a Redding blog, These Little Documentaries.   Found, like a little bit of lost jewelry sparkling in the beach sand. Sparkle on. It’s Really Redding.
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Attention horses! Here’s a place to keep your humans stabled. Habitat for humanity.
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It was 102 in the shade at 6:15 pm one evening this week. Mid-August and much of the garden looks like a child defeated by a spelling test - head down on the desk, hair mussed, shoulders slumped, face hidden. Despite the brown-edged leaves and wan-faces of many of my favorite garden plants, I know [...]
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Ide Adobe State Historic Park's 33rd Adobe Day is today at the park in Red Bluff.
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Today will bring a small chance for storms early in the day, but the clouds are expected to clear out for the afternoon, bringing temperatures up to around 98 under sunny skies.
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Spaghetti, garlic bread and salad are on the menu today at the Redding Veterans Memorial Hall for a fundraiser to benefit wounded and returning veterans.
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Hunter Wright has no limits when it comes to swimming.
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Redding leaders say they have no intention of pointing fingers at Shasta County law enforcement officials they have invited to a Monday workshop about public safety.
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The alleged murder of a Redding man by his brother began with an argument over lifting weights, according to the police summary of interviews with the suspect.
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I hope my kids never get in a bar fight.
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In 1912: Acute angina pectoris was the cause of the sudden death of Judge Sweeny while in San Francisco. Worry over the affairs of the distressed loan association was said to have been the indirect cause of his death, although he was not held responsible in any way for whatever conditions the building and loan commissioner,
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Mount Shasta doesn't care about the past.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park's Museum Art Gallery Experience program has been awarded a grant from Target Corp.
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The Sacramento Valley League is all over the place.
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The post-Luke Curran era begins for the Wolves.
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A Redding scrap-metal and recycling business under scrutiny by state hazardous material workers also is the target of state water quality officials for allowing pollution runoff into a nearby creek.
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Lassen National Volcanic Park superintendent Darlene Koontz says her agency apologizes for the fire's impact, which firefighters initially allowed as a controlled burn of forest overgrowth according to the park's guidelines before ballooning to almost 28,000 acres Friday.
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When Bob Moore laid the groundwork last fall for his 70-acre corn crop in Churn Creek Bottom, the owner of Moore's Flour Mill couldn't imagine the drought that has blistered Midwest farmers this summer.
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Spaghetti dinner to raise funds for vets
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Authorities said they arrested four people on felony warrants in a warrant sweep Thursday.
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Shasta County's unemployment rate hardly budged in July.
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Shasta County's so broke — it can't even afford volunteers.
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Lots of people complain about our fair city. But maybe things are better than they appear in the Record Searchlight online comments section or the letters to the editor column given the dearth of candidates for City Council this time around.
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Marc Beauchamp's recent article about Reverge Anselmo and his struggle with the county succeeded in striking a chord with many locals in Shingletown. A great number of us feel ashamed and embarrassed at the reception Anselmo has received.
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I prefer science to superstition. I make less than $250,000 a year.
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We had a lovely lunch At Anselmo Vineyards on a recent Friday. Here's the take of this admittedly uninformed taxpayer.
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On Tuesday, the Shasta County Board of Supervisors will consider how to go replacing about county Auditor-Controller Connie Regnell, who is resigning midterm. My question: Why bother? This isn't to knock Regnell or her office, but not every county feels...
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The L.A. Times catches readers up on the fundraising circuit. Among the events: Sen. Doug La Malfa (R-Richvale) is raising money for his congressional campaign this weekend with an "exclusive BBQ" in Butte County and featuring House Speaker John Boehner....
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Old_Timer guessed the pioneer man correctly at 9:08. It is William Aldridge who came to Shasta County in 1861. Congratulations Old_Timer! Thank you to Ortega's Mexican Restaurant for the $10 prize this week to the winner. Also, thank you everyone...
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office announced that it has begun transferring sentenced inmates to a jail in another county today.
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A little over three years ago, when the city banned cigarette smoking on the library's grounds, we suggested as much. Now the Community Services Advisory Commission might recommend, at next week's meeting, doing just that. Here's an explanation of the...
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The Bee, in an editorial advocating higher cigarette taxes (which we agree and re-agree), highlights the example of a nation that has gone to astonishing -- and very successful -- lengths to curb smoking. Consider the experience of Australia. In...
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Here's a happy quote of the day, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics: The largest over-the-year percentage increase occurred in North Dakota (+6.8 percent), followed by California (+2.6 percent) and Oklahoma (+2.4 percent). In other words, on a percentage basis...
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Next Saturday, Aug. 25th, "Olde West Day" in French Gulch. The all-day event -- food, music, lots of activities -- sounds like it'll be a blast. Details at this link....
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Help! I have aphids in my vegetable garden. What can I do?
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Garden on the Cliff columnist Jack Williams says "full sun" can be too much sun in the north state. There's a fine balance in providing plants with the sunlight they need and protecting them from too much summer heat.
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Upcoming events include the master gardeners training class and a farm day.
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Spurge is a key player among garden weeds. The low-growing plant with a central taproot is a prolific seed producer. Persistence is essential to controlling spurge.
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Save water used on landscapes by watering early in the morning or later in the evening when temperatures are cooler and evaporation is less; making sure your sprinklers water only the lawn, not the sidewalk or street; using drip irrigation for trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetable plants; using mulch around trees and plants
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley says a job chart has proven to be a good motivator for her daughter.
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I've been a regular visitor at the Shasta Public Library since it opened five years ago, but I confess I'd never noticed that it lacked a flagpole from which to hang Old Glory, which is customary and entirely fitting at...
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A man found dead in the Sacramento River on Thursday was a 54-year-old Redding man, the Shasta County Coroner’s Office said today.
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Not globally, according to a new study: "Nearly half of all men and more than 1 in 10 women use tobacco in many developing countries, and women are starting to smoke at earlier ages, according to the largest survey to...
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Who is this important pioneer? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. We have great prizes to entice you to play. On the first Friday of each month a $25 gift certificate goes to the winner from one of Redding's...
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The trial 45-year-old convicted rapist from Iowa who’s accused of raping and murdering a woman in Redding 20 years ago will begin Tuesday
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BOOOOOM! The post Geo Metro Vs. 12 Pound of Tannerite appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Megan Rapinoe in the paper this morning: "I think people in Redding in general feel like (the medal) is theirs too. And that's definitely the way I want it to be. "It kind of feels like this was our Olympic...
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Very cool video shows on year of change in a 40 second video. I could watch this all day it’s relaxing. One year in 40 seconds from Eirik Solheim on Vimeo. The post One Year In 40 Seconds appeared first on
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Grenade fishing what could go wrong? I am wondering at what point these people thought this was a good idea. The post Grenade Fishing Ends Badly appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Some crazy dust devil videos. I love seeing these things they are so fun to watch. I wonder if Taz had something to do with this one. The post Cool Dust Devil Videos appeared first on Daily Dump.
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I have been trying to wrestle with life and adjusting to a few new twists and turns, so lately it has been all I can do to keep dreaming the DREAM of getting to the things I want to do! An Example would be that every single day I am "Thinking" about my Blog, but SELDOM, (If EVER) actually sit down and say a line! 
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While the Reading Fire in the Lassen Volcanic National Park remains at about 27,000 acres this morning, the Rush Fire in Lassen County grew some 40,000 acres overnight.
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This morning as I write this, I am grateful.  I am grateful to Doni for allowing me to join the News Café team and I am grateful that respondents to my first blog were kind. I am a clinical psychologist.  I first became acquainted with this profession in 1973, when I was 17 years old, [...]
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While it's still expected to be hot, forecasters say today is likely the last triple-digit day for Redding through next week
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A 50-year-old man accusing of murdering his older brother during a fight did not enter a plea at his arraignment today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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The panel overseeing the dismantling of the defunct Redding Redevelopment Agency on Thursday approved its recognized obligation payment schedule through June 30.
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Work on several north state roads could cause delays today.
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Spaghetti, garlic bread and salad are on the menu today at the Redding Veterans Memorial Hall for a fundraiser to benefit wounded and returning veterans.
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Fall River football has built a tradition of winning.
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Running the football might just cure what ails Burney.
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Modoc High's stranglehold over the Shasta Cascade League doesn't appear to be diminishing anytime soon.
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It's here. Today is the final Friday without prep football for the next 14 weeks.
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If a government document is made public, but not in a format that makes the information in it readily useful — say, a stack of budgets 2 inches tall, but not a spreadsheet where the numbers can be analyzed, or a report posted online as an image, instead of searchable text — it might comply with state open-record
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Vice presidential picks are always judged by their effect on the coming election. They rarely have any.
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I have lived in Redding for four decades. (Yikes!) When I made Redding my home, Enterprise was part of Shasta County, not Redding. For entertainment there were two drive-in theaters and Doc's Hilltop Restaurant. Fast forward to the present.
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Make bear and bobcat hunting a true sport.
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Lassen Park, what were you thinking about to have a let burn policy in July in a drought year?
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Shouldn't city folk also pay the new fire tax?
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Presidents had various previous careers, but career politicians — usually with backgrounds in law — and generals seem to dominate.
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In reply to Barbara Riddle's letter July 21, from 1922 until 1932 most businesses were unregulated. The stock market crashed in October 1929. The Great Depression started. The unemployment rate was more than 25 percent.
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A former Shasta-Trinity National Forest supervisor and fire expert blasted the National Park Service on Thursday for allowing the Reading Fire to smolder for more than a week, feeding on overgrowth, before it exploded into an inferno that so far has decimated 42.5 square miles.
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A former Shasta-Trinity National Forest supervisor and fire expert blasted the National Park Service on Thursday for allowing the Reading Fire to smolder for more than a week, feeding on overgrowth, before it exploded into an inferno that so far has decimated 42.5 square miles.
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As work continues on an $8 million terminal expansion, air service in Redding continues to shrink.
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Redding Electric Utility officials say their trade policies were designed to minimize risks from the price volatility in commodities like natural gas and protect ratepayers from fluctuating spikes.
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Ex-Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero hit the curb Thursday outside the Shasta County district attorney's office to accuse District Attorney Steve Carlton of not doing his job.
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A fire Thursday afternoon destroyed the cab of a semitruck on northbound Interstate 5, which was closed just north of Fawndale 10 miles north of Redding as firefighters extinguished the blaze.
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The family of a missing Redding man is still looking for clues into his baffling disappearance last week.
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RED BLUFF — Officials Thursday narrowed down the types of recreation they would like to see at the Red Bluff Recreation Area.
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In 1912: The advance guard of T.H. Benton's lumber drive from the Big Bend of the Pit was drifting into place behind the boom at Turtle Bay.
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Sleep Train opens store in Redding
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Oil spill flows down Sacramento
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Authorities say they've arrested four individuals wanted on felony warrants during a warrant sweep Thursday.
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Sport’s most coveted prize is making the rounds in Redding.
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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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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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Try out deputies
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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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