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September 4th, 2012

A 55-year-old man was taken to Mercy Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his chest.
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Redding Police say they caught a man suspected of robbing a bank on Bechelli Lane earlier today.
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Now that school is back in session, many families find that they need to plan dinners to fit in with the evening activities. Longtime radio personality Dave Tappan helps families come up with fun meals during his daily "What's for Dinner Tonight" program at 5:30 p.m. on Q97.
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Firefighters quickly knocked down a 70-acre blaze in Millville today that threatened homes and burned at least one outbuilding.
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A man was taken to Mercy Medical Center after his motorcycle collided with an SUV in downtown Redding today.
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SACRAMENTO - A Redding man is facing a maximum 20-year prison sentence and a $500,000 fine after he pleaded guilty today to mail fraud.
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A Bella Vista who pleaded no contest to assaulting a California Highway Patrol officer with a pickup during a 2010 chase was given today a three-year, eight-month suspended sentence and ordered to serve 365 days in jail, a prosecutor said.
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office announced deputies had arrested a third suspect in connection with a shooting at the TA Travel Center, off the Interstate 5 Knighton Road exit.
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Orange Kaleidoscopic falling from the sky Skeleton trees announce winter’s near Falling temperature, people hide in their houses Quiet tundra , open abyss of sky Gray light canvass upward eyes peer falling sky  threatens shifting wind against my coat crackle in the forest foot prints lea
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Abram "Woody" Woodland is a full-time dog trainer at Redding's Haven Humane Society animal shelter. He's clearly a man who likes a challenge. In his career, he's trained sharks and dolphins, sea lions and horses.
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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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Firefighters are headed to a half-acre blaze that's engulfed a shed filled with ammunition, brush and has downed power lines outside Weaverville.
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In the drugstore, when I got lost looking for shampoo and ended up on the “Back to School” aisle, I saw a mother with three young children picking out school supplies.
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Smoke from nearby fires has pushed Shasta County's air quality into the unhealthy range this afternoon, according to county officials.
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Maybe the Community Corrections Partnership should steer some of its crime-prevention money to tree planting, instead of the usual mix of jail cells, probation officers and counseling. From Environmental Building News: A new study suggests a strong correlation between urban...
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An ex-California Highway Patrol officer accused of possessing child pornography and illegal assault weapons, among other criminal charges, could begin standing trial early next year.
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Clearly having too much fun on the road down from Shasta Dam. Lucky there were no cops out. Lucky, too, that I wasn't in front of him, poking along at the speed limit....Fun-to-watch video....
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Spotted gladhanding at the Labor Day picnic yesterday afternoon at Anderson River Park -- none other than that long-standing friend of the unions, and Assembly candidate, Rick Bosetti. Does that make him a union decoy now? In all seriousness, got...
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Tehama County deputies Monday arrested an 18-year-old area transient after chasing and fighting with the man, according to the sheriff’s office.
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North state law enforcement officers reported fewer drunken driving arrests than last year during their annual Labor Day crackdown.
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I get a lot of nice comments about the dance videos I’ve been posting here. Here’s a new one from cinematographer Peyton Peltier, featuring dancers Bradyn Olsen and Joe Friedman. Deep thoughts indeed. Nice work. You can like this work at the Facebook page
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This home once sold for $238K, but most recently it was a twice failed short sale.
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Editor’s Note: This is the second in a four-part series that examines suicide statistics and what people are doing to help. Read part one here. Who do people call if they are contemplating suicide in Shasta County? The first answer is 911. That operator will determine where they are, send an officer, or, if they [...]
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No auditions are necessary, just a desire to sing a variety of popular, and international choral music with a group of like-minded community members. Membership dues are only $75 for the entire session! If you’re interested in joining, we’d love to see you at our first rehearsal, or we are holding open enrollment until
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A section of California Street in downtown Redding will be subject to lane closures this week.
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Areas of smoke combined with hot temperatures will be the weather picture today in Redding.
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The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors is set to meet today to consider asking the governor to declare a state of emergency due to fires burning in the Seiad Valley in the northwest part of the county.
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NEW ORLEANS — Tens of thousands of customers remained in the dark Monday in Louisiana and Mississippi, nearly a week after Isaac inundated the Gulf Coast with a deluge that still has some low-lying areas under water.
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GLENDORA — A wildfire northeast of Los Angeles spoiled the Labor Day holiday of thousands of visitors to the Angeles National Forest as firefighters bore down for what figured to be a long fight against the big blaze.
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Hard times require sacrifices, but at what point do we realize California is grinding up our seed corn and cooking it for breakfast grits?
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Back in years like 1936 and 1972, when California was in the midst of serious recessions, no Republican presidential candidate or surrogate would have dared bash California the way Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, Peggy Noonan and others lately have.
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The prevalence of large wildland fires and the millions of dollars in suppression cost have troubled me and other experienced U.S. Forest Service retirees in the past 30 years or so.
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My husband and I went to Food Maxx and picked up some groceries to get us through the rest of this month. While checking out and waiting to get the total, I started filling out the checkbook. Another checkout clerk came over to where I sat on a riding cart, and she leaned over the counter and said, "Ma'am, don't
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Chaplains guide police during times of strife and sorrow
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After more than two years in jail, the Shasta Lake father of an 11-year-old girl who drowned in Clear Creek during a fatal 2010 rafting-kayak accident is scheduled to begin standing trial next week in connection with his daughter's death.
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The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors is set to meet today to consider asking the governor to declare a state of emergency due to fires burning in the Seiad Valley in the northwest part of the county.
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1912: Whitmore farmers will ship their entire crop of hops to Redding this year for storage in the vacant brick Ranier brewery building. Whitmore is the only hops district in Shasta County. The principal growers are Brunner, Buszdieker, Hasto, Seagren, Levens and Hoff.
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Churn Creek Meadow Organic Farm owners Albert and Mary Ocasion host their annual Family Farm Day to connect with people like Mark Madsen.
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Councilwoman Missy McArthur is upbeat about winning two battles this fall.
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The state's Department of Fish & Game wants to know how many black bears California should have.
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Brandy Brown moved into a neighborhood on Redding's south side two years ago and felt so at home that this summer she bought a house.
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Senior Chaplain Cyndee Thomas, of the Redding Police Department, says the department uses two types of chaplains.
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A boating collision that seriously injured a Dunsmuir man marred what otherwise was a relatively calm — but smoky — Labor Day weekend on Lake Shasta.
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ONO — An 81-year-old woman suffered extensive injuries and had to be hospitalized when she tried to protect her smaller dog from being attacked by two larger dogs Sunday afternoon.
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Leslie Goff is offering a stress management workshop at the Holiday Inn in Redding from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 15.
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It's time to "tri" something new when it comes to scheduling some sports in the north state.
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ONO -- An 81-year-old woman suffered extensive injuries and had to be hospitalized when she tried to protect her smaller dog from being attacked by two larger dogs Sunday afternoon.
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All teams were in action during Week One and there was plenty of offense to go around.
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A Dunsmuir man is still in a Redding hospital this afternoon after the personal watercraft he was riding on Lake Shasta collided with a boat driven by his brother.
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Crews quickly contained a small vegetation fire this afternoon near Junction City in Trinity County.
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Police arrested a man this morning they say burglarized three car dealerships on Cypress Avenue in Redding. The man’s juvenile accomplice was later arrested in Anderson.
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The Power Fire near Burney was 95 percent contained this morning, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reported.
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A 26-year-old Redding man arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and felony child endangerment after police said he had three unrestrained children riding in his pickup.
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Expect temperatures in the mid 90s today under smoky skies. Smoke from the Bagley Fire in northern Shasta County will push into the area.
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This HUD home last sold for $168,000 in 2009. It was nicer then. Stairway to Heaven, right there. There are a few more
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Femme de Joie arrived late to the Dry Creek Station party. She had heard of it but had always assumed it was a sort of roadhouse-cum-greasy spoon with nothing much to justify the drive out east of Redding. Nothing against roadhouses or Ye Olde Greasy Spoon; it's just that she'd prefer the roadhouse to be [...]
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The Smart Business Resource Center is looking for the 2012 “Best Companies to Work for in Shasta County.” Nominations are now open for the sixth annual awards. This event recognizes local companies that offer a great work environment, on-going training or employee advancement and a superior experience for customers. T
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Jefferson Public Radio and the Cascade Theatre will present legendary rock band Styx in concert at the historic Cascade Theatre at 7:30pm Tuesday, September 11th, 2012. Spawned from a suburban Chicago basement, Styx started out in the progressive rock movement of the early ‘70s and became one of the superstar arena rock b
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Expect traffic delays of up to five minutes at the Factory Outlets Drive in Anderson as the California Department of Transportation does roadwork in the area from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. today.
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It is going to be smoky and hot today, according to the National Weather Service.
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While crews worked Sunday toward full containment of a 140-acre blaze near Burney, smoke from a much larger north state fire shrouded north state skies.
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California has by far the strictest gun-control laws of any state, and law-abiding gun owners are entirely justified in feeling that the liberal Legislature is constantly curbing their rights and their convenience.
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When Mitt Romney selected Paul Ryan as his running mate for the upcoming election he focused public attention on Medicare. This was not Romney's intent. He wanted to focus on spending reductions in the Ryan Budget. But Medicare would also be impacted by the Ryan Budget.
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Today we celebrate Labor Day, the day set aside by Congress to recognize the contributions and struggles of the organized labor movement in the U.S.
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The Republican leaders indicate they want smaller government and less intervention in people's lives by the federal government. What is the first thing those governors do when a disaster hits their state? Sign a disaster declaration so they can start to get the federal government to pay the bills.
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My family and I were traveling through Redding on our way back home to southern Illinois. We hit a deer and could not drive our van.
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Inside Tim Klaiber's classroom at Anderson High School, pictures of cartoon characters line the walls like bricks, portraying Peter Pan, Road Runner and a host of other iconic toons.
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While crews worked Sunday toward full containment of a 140-acre blaze near Burney, smoke from a much larger north state fire shrouded north state skies.
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Fire destroys Happy Valley mobile home
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In 1912: E.G. Carter, of Cottonwood, sold the Carter store in Redding to McCarley & Smith Mercantile Co. of Shingletown. McCarley & Smith had conducted a large business at Shingletown for nearly 17 years, which they would retain. J. Edwin Smith and A.W. Smith would take the active management of the Cottonwood store.
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Shasta College football hasn't had much to smile about the past couple of years.
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Hayfork football is used to winning. Anything else is just out of character.
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The Enterprise High volleyball team had a perfect Saturday to end the Reno tourney.
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Its name is a short version of the term "hidden in the woods." Two of the first settlers at Inwood were Sylvester Langdon and George Washington Sheridan. Sheridan purchased Langdon's 160 acre ranch in 1860 which eventually became the location...
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A 66-year-old Dunsmuir man was hospitalized this afternoon when the personal watercraft he was driving on Lake Shasta collided with a boat being driven by his brother, Shasta County sheriff's officials said.
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Lived in D.C. for eight years and people sometimes ask me for tips on off-the-beaten track places to visit. First on my list: The National Building Museum. Here's a link and a photo of one of the most photogenic buildings...
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We were given a box of Asian pears, and I made pickles out of them. If you're interested, check out my food blog, Eggs in Hell. Plenty of other recipes there too!EDIT: Since I posted the pear recipe, I've also added two herb jelly recipes. Keep scrolling dow
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A 24-year-old Fall River Mills man was killed today after a pickup hit him near McArthur.
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A 27-year-old transient was arrested early this morning on suspicion of attempted robbery after police said he attacked two people under the Highway 44 on-ramp in Redding.
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A 140-acre fire that burned within three miles of Burney and forced evacuations was 90 percent contained this morning, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.
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A kitchen fire that quickly spread into the attic destroyed a double-wide mobile home this morning in Happy Valley. It took several agencies about 45 minutes to put out the blaze on Majestic View Drive south of Happy Valley Road. The fire was dispatched just after 7 a.m.
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...I've probably had in the north state. A bit of a sketchy neighborhood, though (go for lunch). Here's a link to some reviews. Definitely try the tacos al pastor and the barbacoa. And check out the Mexican bakery and market...
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Brunch at the Farm, Farm Tours, and  Produce Sales. When: September 3, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Brunch at the Farm (for pre-paid ticket-holders) Starting at 10am till 1 pm Menu: 1. Scrambled Eggs, with sweet peppers and onion. 2. Whole Grain Pancakes, with plum, strawberry & blackberry sauce. 3. Yukon Gold Potatoes, with leeks
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Today is expected to be sunny with a high near 93 and a light and variable wind, the National Weather Service reports.
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The Intermountain Fair continues today through Monday at the fairgrounds, 44218 A St. in McArthur.
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A Redding woman was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs following a two-vehicle collision in downtown Redding.
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A recent editorial in this newspaper proposed a ban on smoking, all types of smoking, in Redding's neighborhood parks. I have to say that made my day. No spring chicken, I've been around smokers and smoking all my life and have yet learned to like it. And, yes, I've tried it secondhand by being born into a smoking household
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If you owned a $150-million-a-year business in an industry enduring costly turmoil, you surely wouldn't put critical decisions about its future in the hands of a part-time board distracted by a hundred other matters.
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One of the basic principles of open government is that you should know what you're paying for.
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I was less concerned about socially radical, economically clueless liberals when America wasn't accelerating pell-mell into fiscal disaster. However, with President Obama whipping his liberal base into a frenzy with cries of "War on women!", "Republicans are out to get Grandma!" and "Ho ho, hey hey,
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I was pleased to read in last Sunday's editorial that you are aware that many of us who choose not to vaccinate our children are educated and informed. However, there were some troubling assumptions that display a lack of understanding about the way of life of many Americans.
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Since I survived my Alaska adventure and my journey to South America does not start until January, I figured it would be a good time to ride across the country and for the time being, get away from all of the nasty smoke around here.
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What are the real impacts that are all too often the result of frivolous appeals and litigation on our public lands? One watershed in Northern California, the North Fork of the Feather River, paints a pretty clear picture.
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Vaccine skeptics? Recently, my husband (73) and I (64) chose to be immunized again for whooping cough to protect our three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren — infants, toddlers, a preschooler and two in elementary school.
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My thoughts regarding vaccines have always been that if the vaccines are really as effective as the drug companies, public health agencies, and doctors think they are, then people should be allowed to choose whether to get vaccinated or not.
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I see Dolores Lucero is back in the news with her continuing dissent. The Aug. 26 letter by Barbara Kern states Lucero is at every meeting making a fool of herself with false accusations and doesn't fill out a request to speak. Kern also states if you don't know the facts, don't take the people to task.
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What's the difference between extortion and/or coercion in California, which is illegal, and what the Shasta County Jail phone service is allowed to do each and every day to the families of those incarcerated?
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I just read the story about the 100-year-old man in Los Angeles who backed over 11 people (9 were children) across the street from a school zone. My question: What in the heck is a 100-year-old man doing with a driver's license? Can someone answer me that?
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Don and RoseMarie Besselievre of Redding celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sept. 1, 2012. They were married on Sept. 1, 1962, in Palo Cedro. They were both born in Southern California but moved to Northern California around the time of their wedding. They have lived in the Redding area since 1975. Don is a retired medi
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Our family has a tradition of celebrating the first day of school by having banana splits for dinner.
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Dear Straight Talk: I am newly divorced from my husband who "wanted out" of the relationship after 18 years and three kids (13, 15 and 18). He has a girlfriend already and wants to act like old friends. The kids want us to be friends, too. But I'm so hurt and angry I cannot stand being in his proximity.
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I've made quite a few cultural boo-boos while traveling during the last two decades. I'm not alone.
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Edward and AnnaMae Bring of Redding celebrated their 60th anniversary on Aug. 30, 2012. They were married on Aug. 30, 1952, in Klamath Falls, Ore. They moved to Redding in 1959. Edward was a pharmacist and store manager for Payless Drug Stores for 32 years. Ed and AnnaMae raised their three boys in Redding and enjoyed the
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After I wrote a column on poor customer service a couple of months ago, I received more reader responses than to any other piece I've written. Clearly, it struck a chord with many people.
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Kustom Fabrication offers metal shaping for vintage hotrods and classic cars.
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Obesity is a national epidemic. But cooking healthy food isn't difficult, once you have a little knowledge and the right tools. T-FAL, the French cookware company that was the first to market nonstick cookware in the U.S., is launching its latest product line called Balanced Living.
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Shasta College football hasn't had much to smile about the last couple of years.
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In 1912: Thomas Lee, of the forest ranger service, with his saddle horse, Maggie, and his pack horse, Rosie, climbed to the top of Lassen Peak. This was the first trip ever made to the cinder cone with horses. The elevation is about 10,437 feet, and a mere trail led to the summit. He had a load of telephone supplies for the
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Firefighters responded in force to a 125-acre fire Saturday afternoon that burned within three miles of Burney, forcing evacuations from 200 homes in the town and damaging structures.
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RED BLUFF — Workers displaced when Tehama County's Child Support Services office burned on the Fourth of July will find themselves in new quarters, after the Board of Supervisors last week agreed to lease space on Vista Way.
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Arrests of suspected drunken drivers so far number 21 fewer than last year's Labor Day DUI crackdown, with seven arrests made from early Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday, authorities said.
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SHASTA LAKE — An affordable-housing development is a step closer to construction after the city received approval last week for more than $300,000 of federal grant money.
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Outsourcing Redding Electric Utility's customer service department to a call center in the Midwest would cut costs by half, say top Redding officials who on Tuesday will ask the City Council to vote on the proposal.
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SHASTA LAKE — The city Tuesday will weigh changes to its medical marijuana growing codes that, if nothing else, should keep Shasta Lake safe from federal intervention.
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ANDERSON — It's been only three weeks since Sherry Roule learned one of her best friends has stage 4 lung cancer.
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Everything seemed just fine with Nick Dellaventura.
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Redding's Megan Rapinoe has thrust herself immediately back into the international spotlight.
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It's time to trust in the fountain of youth.
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All teams were in action during Week One and there was plenty of offense to go around.
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Coaches don't usually smile easily after a loss.
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Redding Christian football won its season opener on Saturday afternoon, dismantling Loyalton 46-26 on the road in 8-man prep football.
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Even America's most popular sport has to stretch its dollars more wisely nowadays.
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Medics are responding to reports of a vehicle rollover in Shasta Lake.
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Firefighters responded in force to a 125-acre fire Saturday afternoon that burned within three miles of Burney, forcing evacuations from 200 homes in the town and damaging structures.
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Megan Rapinoe thrust herself immediately back into the international spotlight.
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Should women have the same right as men to go out in public without a shirt? (Think of Berlin or the Riviera.) A short video on a recent protest in Washington, D.C. (looks to be in front of the White...
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Not only is it the only official Shasta County Fair, it is the smallest California town to hold a fair. It was established in 1918 at McArthur with a gathering of people at the McArthur corrals to watch someone ride...
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Firefighters say the Bagley Fire has grown to more than 40,000 acres while the Goff Fire, which threatened homes and forced evacuations in Siskiyou County, is nearing 20,000 acres.
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Arrests of suspected drunken drivers so far numbers 21 fewer than last year’s Labor Day DUI crackdown, with seven arrests made from early Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday, authorities said.
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Here’s a cute looking creekside home on several acres of prime Palo Cedro acreage with a pool.
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The summer’s most recent heat wave went on long enough that I became stir-crazy. The ensuing sense of restriction actually motivated me to get outside and do something. Pruning an overgrown hedge was the perfect task. Prior to this last round of stifling heat, I sort of enjoyed the cloud-formation look of this hedge billo
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The Ride for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Anderson River Park.
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The smoky haze that's permeated the north state may stick around through Labor Day, the National Weather Service reports.
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Today three speakers from American Indian tribes will give presentations at the Gaia Hotel, Spa and Restaurant in Anderson.
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The Intermountain Fair will continue today, offering fun in eastern Shasta County.
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All Friday evening as I worked at my computer I had the nagging urge to go for a night walk to see the full moon. Let's see. Where does a single woman feel most safe to walk alone at night in Redding? For me, that's the Sundial Bridge. The magnetic pull to the bridge was so [...]
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Brad Woods made up for Enterprise's sloppy start by scoring three second-half touchdowns in a 45-21 rout over Del Campo at Enterprise Community Stadium on Friday.
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COTTONWOOD — From the first play, it was obvious West Valley would have its night, not Shasta.
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PALO CEDRO — If Foothill High football coach Bryon Hamilton had any doubts how quarterback Ryan Pollard would handle his first start at the varsity level, the junior signal-caller certainly put his coaches' mind at ease Friday night.
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The phrase "stay within your means" just feels so negative.
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The U-Prep football team beat Mount Shasta 48-19 on Friday, led by Panthers' quarterback Kyle Schanuth, who went 13 for 23, with 237 passing yards and four touchdowns.
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Shasta faces West Valley in season opener
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The Sacramento-area man charged with attempted murder in the shooting of his 50-year-old Shingletown son because he did not like his country music karaoke singing pleaded no contest Friday in Shasta County Superior Court to assault with a firearm.
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California released results from the 2011-12 STAR tests Friday, and Shasta County public schools overall gained in English and math scores but fell slightly in science scores compared to last year.
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The U.S. Bureau of Land Management could be receiving nearly 4,000 acres of eastern Shasta County property, including numerous recreational facilities — all free of charge.
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ANDERSON — After more than 20 years serving fish and chips and locally renowned clam chowder, the family-owned Blue Water Cove, just off Highway 273, will close later this month.
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A record amount of Sierra Pacific Industries land has been torched by the wildfires burning in eastern Shasta County.
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State Sen. Doug LaMalfa on Friday announced his resignation from the California Legislature, a move he said will save taxpayers at least $2 million by consolidating the November general election with a special primary election to fill his seat.
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In 1912: Socialist Party candidates in the September primary election were D.N. Cunningham, Anderson, for Assembly District 3; I.F. Rice, Kennett, Supervisor District 4; L.A. Davison, Igo, Supervisor District 2; Peter Hufford, Whitmore, Supervisor District 3.
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New Shasta judge to take oath Friday
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Here's what's open and closed Monday in observance of Labor Day:
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The Ponderosa Fire that torched 27,676 acres in Shasta and Tehama counties and destroyed 52 homes was finally contained Friday.
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California has famously evolved into a state where an astonishing mix of immigrants and diverse home-grown cultures share a state and sometimes even a suburban block. We manage to live together peaceably thanks to a carefully cultivated mutual tolerance and live-and-let-live attitude.
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A few weeks back I shared some of my favorite local restaurant fare — Caesar salad made tableside at Nello's Place, sashimi at Sakura Sushi, Thai coconut soup at Racha Noodle, a "Double Dam" at Damburger — and encouraged readers to send in their suggestions. Some of the submissions follow.
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Over the past several months the south county school districts of Pacheco, Cottonwood, Cascade and Anderson Union High School have been exploring the option of unification. This information gathering and committee organization is in response to a revenue enhancement/consolidation report that was made public in February 2012
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Interesting that the Republicans criticize Obama for blaming George Bush as responsible for the train wreck he inherited.
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For three and a half years, Republicans have chastised President Obama for using the teleprompter.
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Ayn Rand, Tea Party darling and author of its gospel, "Atlas Shrugged," was an avowed atheist.
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Q. What is the central spiritual principle, law or theme by which you live?
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Charlene Peckinpaugh, Redding
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The prevalence of large wildland fires and the millions of dollars in suppression cost have troubled me and other experienced U.S. Forest Service retirees in the past 30 years or so.
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Hard times require sacrifices, but at what point do we realize California is grinding up our seed corn and cooking it for breakfast grits?
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Upcoming events include plant swap and plant sale
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UC Cooperative Extension classes cover canning basics.
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Red-stem dogwood is a native plant willing to grow in home landscapes. It has colorful bark and flowers that continue for many weeks.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers a few strategies for smoother mornings during the school year.
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University of California Shasta County is trying to determine if there is enough interest to start a Master Food Preserver program.
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My newly planted hydrangea had green blossoms. Can I get them to change color?
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So reports the GOP website FlashReport, which has pretty darn good connections among Republicans. LaMalfa's probably already measuring the drapes for his Washington office, though strictly speaking he still needs to defeat Democrat Jim Reed in November. Quitting now leaves...
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State Sen. Doug LaMalfa announced today he’s resigning his post in the California legislature, a move he said will save taxpayers at least $2 million by consolidating the November general election with a special election fill his seat.
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A roll over wreck near the intersection of Rock Creek and Benson roads left one person trapped, said officers with the California Highway Patrol.
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Authorities say they've arrested six people after raiding two properties in Montgomery Creek and discovering 335 marijuana plants and evidence of an intent to sell the plants Wednesday.
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Due to unfortunate problems with the blog site this morning, the photo contest is cancelled until next Friday morning at 9:00. That's the first Friday of the month with the big prize. The prize will be a $25 gift certificate...
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(Edit: This home is now Pending Sale. We received 8 offers in one weekend! We can sell your house too.) 2180 Single Tree Lane in Redding California 96002. Just $149,900 for this great home. Here’s the tour video we did. Change the settings to watch in Hi Definition. Single Tree is off Rancho Road. A tr
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The Sacramento area man charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting his 50-year-old Shingletown son because he did not like his country music karaoke singing pleaded no contest today in Shasta County Superior Court to assault with a firearm.
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office is lifting the mandatory evacuation order that was issued earlier this week to residents of Seiad Valley who live on Seiad Creek Road, Seiad Oaks Road and some portions of the west side of Highway 96 due to the threat of the Goff Fire.
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Since I survived my Alaska adventure and my journey to South America does not start until January, I figured it would be a good time to ride across the country and for the time being, get away from all of the nasty smoke around here.
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Planetary home offered for sale by HUD. And no cheap jokes about Uranus, please.
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…and the mountains beyond. Great photos here of this truly unique view property. If the Northstate was a coastal community, Sacramento River views would be our beachfront real estate. That’s why you often see riverfront real estate around here starting with half-million dollar price tags. But many of those pr
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Work on several north state roads could cause delays today, according to local and state agencies.
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Redding will experience two more days of smoke-clogged skies with temperatures hovering around 90 degrees, the National Weather Service reports.
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The California Department of Parks and Recreation's off-the-books hoarding of surplus cash is a bizarre and shameful abuse of the system that's led to outrage among the public and in the Legislature and the ouster of much of the department's leadership.
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There are few foreign-policy positions more silly than the assertion without context that "deterrence works." It is like saying air power works. Well, it worked for Kosovo; it didn't work over North Vietnam.
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On Aug. 21 at 5:30 a.m., I was at the Starbucks on South Bonnyview Road with my friend's wheelchair and its plug-in adaptor.
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I saw Darlene Koontz on TV, explaining that "a wind came up" and the fire grew. As the head of Lassen Volcanic National Park, why wasn't she familiar with the area enough to know that dense underbrush, extremely dry conditions and the high heat of August were an explosive mixture?
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On Aug. 21, I went to the city of Redding office to question a $20 increase on my electric bill. I explained I was not occupying the rental unit for 10 days during that meter-reading period.
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The state's political watchdog agency is investigating whether four Dunsmuir City Council members made decisions on city matters that benefited them financially following a complaint from a lawyer representing the ex-mayor in a separate lawsuit against the city.
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A second man has been arrested in connection with a June 20 shooting at the TA Travel Center off Knighton Road in Redding.
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As Labor Day weekend approaches, some recreation officials say the smoke from nearby wildfires hasn't turned off campers and boaters, who so far are making for a typically busy holiday weekend.
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A 50-year-old Redding woman who allegedly shot her dog was arrested early Thursday morning after police said she was found screaming in her backyard and firing multiple shots.
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A fundraiser for the American Cancer Society featuring horse rides, live music, a treasure hunt, petting zoo and more is Saturday at Anderson River Park.
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Firefighters are making headway on the 36,457-acre Bagley Fire that continues to burn west of Big Bend toward McCloud, fire officials said Thursday.
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Some north state residents watched the Republican National Convention excitedly Thursday night, taking place in Tampa, where Mitt Romney formally accepted the party's nomination in the 2012 race for the White House.
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In his years on the Gateway Unified School District Board, Roger Hendricsen helped expand the agricultural program fivefold and provided keen insight while overcoming a disability, said officials who worked with him during his time on the board.
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In 1912: The greatest building activity that had been experienced in Yreka in a number of years was under way. Conway & Company, formerly of Ashland, had 11 bungalows under construction, with three more to begin soon afterward. New fronts were being placed on stores in the business section, improving the appearance of t
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Moss Adams LLP will host a business symposium Oct. 26 at Riverview Golf & Country Club in Redding.
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Football may get most of the attention, but the prep volleyball season also has begun.
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The second round of season openers are set for tonight with a marquee matchup between two top teams from neighboring sections.
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A year ago, Redding Christian football was inexperienced, overmatched and underwhelming.
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The Enterprise High boys ski team is the top academic squad in the state, according to the CIF State Academic Team Champions Program, with a 3.75 team grade point average.
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So you were out driving with the family on your staycation, telling them, "We're going to discover America! We'll start in our own backyard!" The kids stayed in the backseat, content to text their friends
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So you were out driving with the family on your staycation, telling them, "We're going to discover America! We'll start in our own backyard!" The kids stayed in the backseat, content to text their friends
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There are few foreign-policy positions more silly than the assertion without context that "deterrence works." It is like saying air power works. Well, it worked for Kosovo; it didn't work over North Vietnam.
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Gretchen Ramsey, Redding
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Marsha Collins, Redding
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The California Department of Parks and Recreation's off-the-books hoarding of surplus cash is a bizarre and shameful abuse of the system that's led to outrage among the public and in the Legislature and the ouster of much of the department's leadership.
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Kimberly Hawkins, Redding
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I'm inclined to agree with Patrick Jones that it'd be a good idea. The city formed such a commission in the mid-1980s, then let it lapse after just under a decade --- after a number of high-profile political disputes with...
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Thanks in part to the discovery of gold in Clear Creek by Pierson B. Reading and his Indian laborers in 1848, the Gold Rush was in full swing the next year. Hundreds of gold-hungry miners swarmed into the area looking for the yellow metal. And the rest is history.
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Nora Lake is the "sister" lake to Grace; Grace and Nora were the daughters of Hamden H. Noble, president of the Northern California Power Company, which controlled and owned the rights to the Battle Creek watershed, the heart of...
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Officers say they've arrested five people connected to a series of identity and property thefts during the previous two days.
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A second man has been arrested in connection with a June 20 shooting at the TA Travel Center off Knighton Road in Redding.
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Olympic gold medalist Megan Rapinoe will be stopping by Redding in September to celebrate the Redding Youth Soccer League during an event that will feature a presentation by Rapinoe and her sister.
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Home canning is enjoyable, economical, practical … and possibly deadly.
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Mention dogwood, and many people picture the large shrub/small tree of our foothills and conifer forests known for showy white flowers in early spring. That is our native mountain dogwood. While possible, it is somewhat of a challenge to grow in Redding-area gardens. Luckily, there are several other native dogwood species t
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Q: My newly planted hydrangea had green blossoms. Can I get them to change color?
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My baby girl started prekindergarten a couple weeks ago. I am so excited for her, and I know she's going to love her first year of school, but I am not looking forward to all those early, and rushed, school mornings for the next 14 years.
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Want to be a master preserver?
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Garden tomatoes can be frozen whole to use later in recipes that call for cooked tomatoes. Wash the just-picked tomatoes and blot dry. Cut away the stem scars, place on cookie sheets and put in freezer. Once frozen, transfer the tomatoes to freezer bags and seal tightly. Frozen tomatoes are easy to peel. Run under warm wate
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An ex-prison inmate stole a sandwich from the deli at the Raley's Supermarket in Red Bluff, police say.
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The very skeptical Hank Sims reports that the Humboldt County supervisors this week unanimously lent their support to a feasibility study of building an east-west rail line connecting Humboldt County's deepwater port with Union Pacific's main north-south lines in the...
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With the Ponderosa Fire nearly 100 percent contained, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company is conducting emergency tree inspections and removals along power lines in areas that were burned in the fire.
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Sgt. Adam Sniffen from the 101st Airborne Division delivers the game ball via parachute before the Michigan vs. MSU game at Michigan Stadium on Oct. 9, 2010. The post 101st Airborn Deliver Game Ball To Michigan Statium
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The Siskiyou County coroner’s office has publicly identified the 20-year-old Vancouver, Wash., woman who was killed Sunday night after she lost control of her sport utility vehicle while trying to avoid hitting a deer.
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I know the video quality is pretty much garbage but I was trying to drive while using my phone next to a bunch of CHP officers which we all know is a super smat thing to do. I still felt the videos were worth a look. I shot these on 8/29/2012 at the Smith road overpass in Redding,Ca. Apparently the [...]The post
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Once upon a time Yours Truly owned a condo in a gated community in Palm Desert where this sort of creativity would've been frowned upon given the strictly enforced CC&Rs. Enjoy!...
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Air quality advisories were issued this morning warning smoke-sensitive residents in Shasta and Tehama counties to limit their outdoor activities today due to the continuing wildfire smoke in the area.
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A bomb disposal team has detonated an American bomb left over from World War II found in the German city of Munich.The detonation happened shortly before 22:00 local time (20:00 GMT) in the Schwabing district and was heard across the city, local media report.There are reports that sparks from the [...]The post
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A 50-year-old Redding woman who fatally shot her dog was arrested early this morning after police said she was found screaming in her backyard and firing multiple shots.
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Here’s another video from Just For Laughs gag videos. The pranksters use a little bait and switch trick to scare the crap out of people. These are some classic pranks. Works 100 percent of the time 60 percent of the time. The post Best o
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The Old Spice commercials are getting stranger by the day but that isn’t to say I don’t thoroughly enjoy them. This one is especially creative and just as equally creepy. Enjoy. The post Old Spice Muscle Music Commercial
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This is hilarious. I’m sure that if someone tried to do this in the United States they would probably be thrown in jail for terrorist threats. Either way I am going to have to get with my buddies German and Brian and attempt this somewhere locally in Redding,Ca. I was thinking about putting a Star [...]The
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We’ve seen this cute house in Jones Valley before, most recently as a failed short sale. In fact, not only do we recall when it was listed for $275K, but also when the .55 acr
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USDA loans are great for home buyers who have little or no money for a down payment. Generally, the areas around the City of Redding are the only places where the loan does not apply. However, that may change soon with Shasta Lake City b
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“Do you snore?” My doctor asked. “Only when I sleep.” “Hmmm.... For how many years?” This falls in the how-would-I-know category. Really, I’m asleep. He hands me a “sleep inventory” form to see if I have a “sleep disorder.” I tick off my answers. “Do you fall asleep while watching TV?” Duh, who do
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Work on several north state roads could cause delays today, according to local and state agencies.
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The National Weather Service warns that north state residents could see smoke in the air again today from area wildfires.
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Aspirants to political office can spend years building up their name recognition. Before they sway voters to cast a ballot for them, the critical first step is for those voters to know the candidates from Adam.
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TAMPA, Fla. —Two stark facts about presidents and the likability factor: In every presidential election since at least 1984, the candidate viewed as more likable won. Indeed, if current numbers hold, Mitt Romney would be the least popular person elected in that time.
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Artist Michelle Bourke-Girgis just received a BA with honours in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins in London. While pursuing her degree she took part in seven group exhibitions in London, one in Dublin, Ireland, which she curated, and one in Barcelona, Spain. The North State is lucky to have Bourke-Girgis visiting as the
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It’s a bit tucked away -- in the Churn Creek Plaza shopping center next to a Valero station in south Redding -- but the five-year-old Courtyard Cafe is worth searching for. There you’ll find homestyle breakfast and lunch offerings, daily soup specials, tri tip on Fridays, eggs benedict on Sundays and heaping helpings of
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Seventeen years ago Rick and Angie Gurrola of Cottonwood went out on a limb to launch Mesa Productions by bringing the Miami-based alt-country band The Mavericks to the north state. The concert was a success and the couple was hooked on producing concerts.
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Owning a sports bar is often a fun experience, but there are times when it becomes an absolute blast. Take, for instance, the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team’s recent run to the Olympic gold medal victory with Redding’s own Megan Rapinoe performing as one of the team’s major stars. With most of the 26 flat-screen TVs at
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The Bartow family wishes to thank all of you in the city of Shasta Lake and Shasta County.
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Who took care of the trees in the forest that are several hundred years old?
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We have Swiss friends, a couple, who lived in the United States in 1966 and 1967. He was a young engineer working here to get some experience in his field.
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I'm sure people like Andre Van Mol wouldn't like if I stood outside their church on a Sunday morning dressed in a devil costume holding a "Keep God out of California sign." After all, some things people have sense enough to know what is in bad taste.
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Traffic was backed up for several miles on southbound Interstate 5 in south Redding on Wednesday afternoon and evening after a load on a big rig truck smashed into a sign on a freeway overcrossing.
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A downtown building that was converted from a car dealership to an antique shop is returning to its automotive retail roots.
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In 1912: Some of the finest peaches ever grown in Shasta County or in California were received at the Chamber of Commerce building. The peaches, of the Runyon's orange variety, were raised on the ranch of M. T. Kite within a mile of Redding. They were so large that 17 of them were all that could be packed in an ordinary
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Twenty-one years ago this month, the body of 53-year-old Despina Magioudis was found in a field that is now the parking lot of the Lowe's Home Improvement Store on East Cypress Avenue.
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AARP Tax-Aide is looking for volunteers and leadership coordinators for its tax-assistance and preparation services.
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No one will be charged for the boating accident that nearly caused a 5-year-old girl to drown at Lake Shasta on Sunday, the Shasta County Sheriff's Office said.
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To Leah Hambright, the California Legislature's vote Wednesday to outlaw carrying unloaded rifles in public is just another chip to her rights to own guns.
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SEIAD VALLEY — The 16,224-acre Goff Fire continued to burn Wednesday after forcing the evacuation of about 300 people the day before.
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Tehama County will hold a one-day local assistance center to help those affected by the Ponderosa Fire.
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Lassen Park to offer trail challenge
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Perennial candidate Russell Kay Hunt will appear on some Shasta County ballots in November, though voters might not recognize him.
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They're going live again.
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Enterprise High grad Hillary Hurley has signed to play professional volleyball, in Svedala, Sweden.
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A group of young men has morphed from a fractured family to a band of brothers.
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The Eastern Athletic League is one big, happy family again this year. Just don't tell that to Enterprise, Foothill or Shasta.
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If you are reading this, feel fortunate you have the ability to do so. Every 68 seconds someone develops Alzheimer's disease. By the time you have finished reading this article, about five people in America have developed Alzheimer's.
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I'm looking forward to the GMO battle coming on the November ballot. It's Proposition 37 and it'll be one ugly and expensive food fight.
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Firefighters have brought the Ponderosa Fire to within 1 percent of containment as of Wednesday evening, with full containment now anticipated by Friday.
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Grace Lake was built in 1906 as a forebay reservoir for Northern California Power Company's Volta Powerhouse. It was named by Hamden H. Noble, the power company president, for his 2nd daughter Grace. The reservoir floods an area of approximately...
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To Leah Hambright, the California Legislature’s vote Wednesday to outlaw carrying unloaded rifles in public is just another chip to her rights to own guns.
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It's been 21 years since the body of 53-year-old Despina Magioudis was found in a field that is now the parking lof of the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store on East Cypress Avenue.
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Both lanes of Interstate 5 are open again after a big rig carrying empty almond hauling bins crashed into a sign on the Smith Road overcrossing just south Redding.
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Thought flash mobs were supposed to be spontaneous, unrehearsed. Guess not. Perhaps it's for a show or an upcoming video....
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Somebody stole a calf three or four hours after it was born Tuesday in a pasture near Corning, deputies said.
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That's how the North-Eastern California Building and Construction Trades Council, a regional union umbrella group, describes Dick Dickerson and Missy McArthur in its endorsement of the two incumbents over their lone challenger, Gary Cadd. Says Andrew Meredith, the group's president,...
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Earlier this year, a story about the spread of Good News Clubs in Shasta County schools, part of a drive by the Child Evangelism Fellowship, provoked a robust discussion and the mixing of religion and schools. (Our contribution is here.)...
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Here’s a 1960s style inexpensive Buckeye foreclosure home on a couple acres. This one is priced aggressively, but may not qualify for ordinary financing
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Perennial candidate Russell Kay Hunt will appear on some Shasta County ballots in November, though voters might not recognize him.
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A bizarre set of comments on today's story about Russell Hunt's latest arrest traffics in the rumor that Hunt has changed his name to "Treun Sealgair" and is running for a seat on the Shasta Union High School District board....
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Clear nights. Smoky days. That pretty much sums up the skies above Redding over the past week. You wake up in the morning, look to the east, and see a huge fog bank of smoke rolling into the valley. By 10 a.m.., we're shrouded under a haze, prompting officials to issue air-quality alerts (
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The Valley Post's Maghan Hunt has the details of last week's 3-2 decision by the board of the Anderson Union High School District to drop out of county Office of Education-led studies of whether it makes financial sense for the...
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No one will be charged for the boating accident that nearly caused a 5-year-old girl to drown at Lake Shasta on Sunday, the Shasta County Sheriff's Office has announced.
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Smoke from north state wildfires prompted the Tehama County Air Pollution Control District to issue today an air quality advisory urging those with respiratory ailments to stay inside today due to very unhealthy air quality.
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List of support groups in the North State.
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Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF), Ashland, presents two by The Bard: "Henry V" on the Elizabethan Stage and “Troilus and Cressida” at the New Theater. "War," Carl von Clausewitz assures us, is just "politics by other means." This may have been a dazzling insight for the great 19th Prussian century strategist, but it wo
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SEIAD VALLEY – The 15,797-acre Goff Fire continues to burn today after forcing the evacuation of about 300 people the day before.
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Energetic and artistic dance video, nicely shot around Redding. Very creative! The Northstate has loads of dance talent, as these several recent local dance videos demonstrate. Up over 1000 views in just a few days. Keep it moving, Flash Dance Crew!
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Gauging conventional wisdom in the age of the Internet - the Drudge Indicator (here)....
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If I had to guess I would say that about half of the fails in this video involved alcohol. If you have 13 minutes to spare or just kill then this is definitely worth the watch. Enjoy the August 2012 Fail Compilation Video! The post August 2012 Fail Compilation Vide
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The south side of the Sacramento River Trail, from the Diestelhorst Bridge to the pump house (east of the Mary Street stairs) will be closed most of today so trees can be trimmed.
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Work on several north state roads could cause delays today, according to local and state agencies.
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Redding will continue to sit under smoky skies today and Thursday, the National Weather Service reports.
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It bears saying one more time: The fairest and most effective way to cut the sky-high costs of public pensions in California is to reduce formulas for everyone. Put all of yesterday's promises in the bank for the employees who've earned them, but curb the rates at which retirement benefits build up in future years &
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Insurance is all about risk. Yet neither insurance companies nor their policy-holders can do anything about one of the biggest risks — namely, interference by politicians, to turn insurance into something other than a device to deal with risk.
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Do you know how to get at least 35 TV channels free?
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I am not an attorney, so with tongue in cheek I think that if I were, I would solicit clients for a class-action suit against the Brown administration.
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In response to Linda Robathan's letter of Aug. 21, I have the same problem.
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Quit with the bans, already!
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Here's how to think outside the box.
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James Leedy, ex­ecutive chef at the Holiday Inn and The Braided Mane, has been working for months on the menu for Shasta Library Founda­tion’s “A Taste of Brazil.”
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The tradition of fresh, cracked crab being cooked up downtown near East and Pine streets will continue.
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Police: Armed man halts home burglary
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County supervisors Tuesday refrained from taking an official stance on Gov. Jerry Brown's tax measure on November's ballot, but only after their discussion touched a few nerves.
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A 24-year-old Burney woman who pleaded no contest in June to having sex with a 15-year-old boy was sentenced Tuesday to 180 days in jail and placed on formal probation for three years.
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In 1912: Secretary of the Interior Fisher was impressed with the showing made in behalf of keeping the land office in Redding after the order that it be consolidated with the Sacramento office. The consolidation order was based upon a recommendation of the Commissioner of the General Land office due to a material decrease i
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In a few weeks dozens of eager fish will have their snouts pointed at the gates of Coleman National Fish Hatchery waiting to get in.
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After deciding to contract earlier this summer with a private company to operate Castle Crags State Park, state officials have changed course, choosing instead to have state employees run the park.
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Shasta County supervisors made two decisions Tuesday centered on public safety realignment: They shot down a proposed budget but approved a temporary administrator position for the program.
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Siskiyou County officials Tuesday continued to shroud themselves in secrecy over their Aug. 16 vote to hire an investigator, following three closed-session evaluations of County Counsel Tom Guarino.
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A Redding man who has unsuccessfully sought numerous elected offices was arrested this past weekend on suspicion of stalking a woman and violating a restraining order, police said Tuesday.
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Seiad Valley hit with evacuations
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PALO CEDRO — Foothill High's weapons are out wide.
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October job fair at Mt. Shasta Mall
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Contrary to Sacramento Republicans' quick and knee-jerk criticism, the pension rollback that Gov. Brown and Democratic legislative leaders announced today is the real deal. It caps "pensionable" salary at the Social Security maximum, so we'd see a lot fewer extravagances...
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James Leedy, executive chef at the Holiday Inn and The Braided Mane, has been working for months on the menu for Shasta Library Foundation's "A Taste of Brazil."
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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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The Red Bluff Police Department is preparing to set up a drunken driving and driver's license checkpoint Friday.
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After earlier this summer deciding to contract with a private company to operate Castle Crags State Park, state officials have changed course, choosing instead to have state employees run the park.
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Historical researcher Marilyn Rountree found this article in the Courier Free Press newspaper dated September 7, 1912. The lake was created in 1861 as a reservoir for the Clear Creek Canal and was first known as Falk Lake, named for...
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Shasta County supervisors today rejected a spending plan for Assembly Bill 109 for the year, saying they need more specifics on how certain money will be spent before they approve a budget.
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The number of Redding residents who care one way or another whether the annual State of the City address is held in January -- as it was until last year -- or September probably could be counted on one's fingers,...
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Now in its third year, Simpson University for Seniors is accepting students for fall classes that start Sept. 5. The program is designed for individuals over age 50 interested in studying a variety of topics in monthlong, not-for-credit courses.
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Redding Riptide 18U Girls Fastpitch team slugged their way to a tournament championship in Davis California, outscoring opponents 56-0 on Aug, 4-5. The Riptide win capped a season record of 22-7-1 for the summer travel season, showcasing a tight knit team consisting of players from 6 area high schools and one from Shasta C
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Nine-year-old perseveres and summits Mt. Shasta on his fifth attempt. After four years on the mountain, his goal becomes a reality.
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Several sponsors from the Red Bluff and Manton communities have opened a nonprofit Ponderosa Fire Fund at TriCounties Bank to aid in immediate relief to the fire victims.
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Help Jonathan Peterson fight a-plastic anemia, a rare disease in which stem cells stop producing red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
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Smoke from the wildfire in Mendocino County has blown into Redding today, leading the Shasta County Air Quality Management District to warn those with respiratory ailments to stay inside today.
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A Redding man who has unsuccessfully sought numerous elected offices was arrested this past weekend on suspicion of stalking a woman and violating a restraining order, police said today.
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Siskiyou County officials have tightened their communication about an Aug. 16 vote to hire an investigator, following three closed-session evaluations of the county counsel.
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A 24-year-old Burney woman who pleaded no contest in June to having sex with a 15-year-old boy was sentenced today to 180 days in jail and placed on formal probation for three years.
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Seiad Valley residents are being told this morning to evacuate their homes as the Goff Fire continues to bear down on them.
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A power outage has left about 1,000 customers in South Redding without electricity , a spokeswoman for the Redding Electric Utility said today.
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Here’s a government owned home just a few blocks from Shasta Lake School. This Fannie Mae foreclosed home may be purchased for as little as 3% down
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Smoke from north state fires could blanket the Redding area this morning, but generally sunny skies are predicted for most of the day, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high should be near 91 degrees. The area should see areas of smoke before 11 a.m., forecasters say, adding that a c
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Three men were arrested Monday evening on suspicion of burglary and other charges after one of them was caught by an armed Redding man as he was allegedly trying to break into the man's home, police said this morning.
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Shasta County supervisors this morning will consider a new spending plan for Assembly Bill 109, and they'll also hear a presentation from Lassen Volcanic National Park's superintendent about a massive wildfire that's caused controversy since it started there last month.
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Expect the smoke back this morning, but clearing after 11am. The high temperature should top out near 91 this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Calm winds will become southerly from 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
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Well, look at what we stumbled upon the other day…  Testimonials!  Wow, I’m blushing – check out how nice they are!!!   Kailey t. says: I went in for my free senior headshot picture and it was very quick and painless! I was done within 10 minutes! And Monica was great too! Lots of Fun!! [...]
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Shasta County's updated plan for managing the felons the state is no longer imprisoning contains a number of promising ideas — hiring a full-time compliance team to mind probationers, more than doubling the size of the sheriff's work-release program so convicts do some time at least in community service, openi
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It became clear early last spring that the trustees of the 23-campus California State University System just don't get it. Shuffling administrators from school to school and bringing in the occasional outsider, they began giving new college presidents salaries far higher than what predecessors had received.
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As I was breathing forest fire smoke this week, I started thinking about all the other air pollutants.
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Cuteness will carry an actor or actress a long way in Hollywood, usually right into those awkward teen years.
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I just returned from the second packed showing Friday of the documentary "2016" showing at Redding Cinemark 14.
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Recently, we had the fortune to see the movie "2016 — Obama's America." We believe that this insightful, provocative documentary is a "must see."
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We were evacuated the night of Saturday, Aug. 18, from our Lake McCumber home. I took the RV while my wife followed in our car and visiting daughter and grandsons followed in theirs. Our daughter left us in Red Bluff and made an unplanned late-night trip back to Concord.
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My wife had a mishap Aug. 18 at Sacred Heart Church.
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A Crescent City woman was killed when her car went off a U.S. Forest Service road sometime between Sunday night and Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a four-part series by reporter Bill Siemer that examines suicide statistics and what people are doing to help. Shasta County residents commit suicide at twice the statewide average. Trinity County ranks the highest of all the counties in the state for suicide. White men over the age of
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A 24-year-old Shasta County woman accused of starving her 4-day-old baby to death may possibly be getting a new defense attorney.
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A commercial real estate portfolio of 18 properties — including the former Mervyn's department store in Redding on Hilltop Drive — will be auctioned off Thursday in Contra Costa County.
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Students and staffs at three Redding schools, including Shasta High School, were in lockdown for about 90 minutes Monday after an anonymous telephone caller warned of a possible bomb on campus.
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U.S. Bank has made a $75,000, three-year commitment to Innovate North State, a Chico-based group whose mission is to support and grow manufacturing employment.
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As firefighters breathe a sigh of relief over today's expected containment of the destructive Ponderosa Fire, others are now holding their breaths as two other north state fires rapidly spread and grow.
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A Redding transient was arrested Sunday night and several nearby homes were evacuated after police said they found what appeared to be a pipe bomb inside his vehicle after a traffic stop off Lake Boulevard and Oasis Road.
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In 1912: George Smith, foreman at the Horsetown dredger, suffered a painful injury when a steel chisel being used to cut an iron bar flew to pieces and a piece entered his left leg. It was likely he would undergo an operation to have the steel piece extracted.
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MCARTHUR —Thousands are likely to pour into the area starting Thursday as the Intermountain Fair kicks off its five-day run.
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Shasta County supervisors today will vote on a spending plan for Assembly Bill 109 in the next year, with earmarks for a temporary administrator for the controversial state law and a beefed-up work-release program to handle some of the inmates it sends back to the county.
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A Redding homebuilder has won city approval to subdivide nearly 14 acres of vacant land on Canby Road south of Little Country Church.
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R-S newspaper columnist Richard Malotky, a medical doctor by day, has in the past written items about weight loss, with the straightforward mantra that it's all about calories in and calories out. Only, nothing in the human body is straightforward,...
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The following information and photo is from Larry Snell, who knew Leo Cunningham long ago as a family friend. Larry is in the process of typing Leo's memoirs (and I can't wait.) "This photo is from SHS labeled as unknown...
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Three Windsor men are being hailed as heroes today by the Shasta County Sheriff's Office after they rescued a 5-year-old girl who nearly drowned at Lake Shasta Sunday, deputies said.
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James LaTour was born in 1827 and arrived at Shasta in 1849 by ox team at the beginning of the Gold Rush. He was known as Loving Uncle Jim. He was a blacksmith, freighter and a Scribe. He had a...
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If you have a mortgage with Bank of America, Countrywide, Chase, Ally, GMAC, Citi, Wachovia, Washington Mutual, or Wells Fargo, here’s a webpage set up by the Office of Attorney General that can direct you to real help in obtaining a mortgage modification if you need it. All these lenders were forced into a restitu
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES KLAMATH RIVER, Klamath Glen — Good fishing got even better last week with the influx of cooler water from the Trinity River attracting lots more salmon, including adults upriver. Anglers were scoring more adults in their mix of fish, and limits we
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Students at Shasta High School and the University Preparatory School on Eureka Way are being released after a lock down at both schools for an apparent bomb threat.
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Voices of Faith — What is the central spiritual principal, law or theme by which you live?
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Given the continuing austere times at Shasta County, there aren't many people who could expect a nearly 30 percent raise in their pay. But that's exactly what the Board of Supervisors will consider granting to its outside labor negotiator, Becker...
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Cal Fire's crews have enough to worry about as is. But their counterparts in Bosnia? They're still working around the leftovers of the Yugoslav civil wars. From a Guardian report on this summer's wildfires around the world: In Bosnia, the...
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Femme de Joie was cheered when she heard that Chef Jeff Cerasaro was slated to open up shop again in the old Fiesta Azteca spot on Park Marina Drive (long-time residents will remember that as the old Jolly King when The Knight's Inn first opened in the late 1960s; since then a series of restaurants has come and gone). Say w
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Portions of California and Shasta streets in downtown Redding are limited to one lane in each direction between Division and Tehama streets.
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This east Redding Ranch Style REO home seems to have last sold in 1994 for $111,000.
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A 20-year-old Vancouver, Wash., woman was killed Sunday night after she lost control of her sport utility vehicle while trying to avoid hitting a deer and ran into a stand of trees off Interstate 5 near Hornbrook in Siskiyou County and overturned, the California Highway Patrol reported this morning.
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Some kids hatch a plan to feed seagulls laxatives at a crowded beach. This is horrible but I still couldn’t help but laugh. The post Seagulls On Laxatives Prank appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Four people were injured Sunday in a car crash on Highway 299 west of Del Loma in Trinity County, the California Highway Patrol reported this morning.
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A Redding transient was arrested Sunday night and several nearby homes were evacuated after police said they found what appeared to be a pipe bomb inside his vehicle following a traffic stop off Lake Boulevard and Oasis Road.
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Today should be another smoky but relatively mild day today in Redding. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento say the high should reach 88 degrees with a low tonight of 59 degrees. Expect more smoke until at least Wednesday and a possibly clear, but hotter day on Thursday, when temperatures should creep
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After being closed since Aug. 6 due to the Reading Fire, the main road through Lassen Volcanic National Park is expected to reopen at noon today.
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ARVADA, Colo. — A nation at war, crippling joblessness and a looming budget standoff that could wreck the economy have been overshadowed in recent days by an issue that polls show doesn't even crack voters' lists of top 10 concerns — abortion.
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We know it's pie-in-the-sky — but if lawmakers in Sacramento actually acted like adults, they might be able to get some useful work done.
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I monitor the news daily with my job, and I'm sad to say, I constantly see headlines shouting, "Teen Driver Killed, alcohol involved" or "Teen in coma due to alcohol poisoning" and my all-time least favorite: "Parents arrested for hosting teen drinking party."
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"Mr. President, you did not kill Osama bin Laden, America did. The work that the American military has done killed Osama bin Laden. you did not," said Navy SEAL Ben Smith in the 22-minute video "Dishonorable Disclosures" with political funding ties to the Republican Party.
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I am 51 years old and have no kids other than dogs. That's why it grieves me so about the death of my 10-year-old dog, Gigi. She had been my mother's and had taken good care of her until my mother's passing on Feb. 16, 2007. Then Gigi started taking care of me. She had her paws full.
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In 1912: Chas. Blackburn, of Anderson, and H.C. Quirk, of Ingot, were developing a quartz claim about a mile and a half this side of Ingot. Much prospecting had been done on the claim, and good ore bodies were uncovered, assaying from $10 to $50 per ton. The gentlemen have negotiated for a five-stamp mill that would be imme
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Red Bluff police say they arrested a 26-year-old man after a scuffle early Sunday morning, thanks in part to the shoe he lost outside the Palomino Room.
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More than a month after a high-profile lightning fire broke out east of Redding, Shasta County supervisors on Tuesday are expected to get answers from Lassen Volcanic National Park's superintendent about her controversial call to let the blaze burn undergrowth in its first two weeks, leading to a massive wildfire that
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After ripping through rural neighborhoods, destroying 142 structures and causing mass evacuations, the Ponderosa Fire slowed to a crawl Sunday, as firefighters expected to finish building a fire line around it today.
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Work started last week on the construction of a barrier around property on North Bechelli Lane whose former owner's controversial plans for high-end condominiums grabbed headlines last decade.
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Crews have been working to rescue four people from the Trinity River after a vehicle plunged off Highway 299, igniting a fire that jumped the highway and set on fire a passing hay truck. The road was closed in the area of Del Loma, about 35 miles west of Weaverville, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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I've been a fan of Prairie Home Companion for many years. There are people, brittle sophisticates, who've never had to thaw a frozen pipe with a hairdryer, or nurse a sick animal through a rough night, or throw together an impressive dinner from leftovers and cans, people who would rather have root canals without anesthetic
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Fire crews are continuing the damage assessment process. Areas within the interior of the fire perimeter continue to burn. Fire crews are working to control these areas using aircraft and ground resources. As containment increases personnel and or equipment will continue to be released or reassigned to other incidents acros
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A person was hit by a truck and injured this afternoon in Red Bluff, and the driver of the truck didn't stop for the incident, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Rescue personnel went to the site of a possible drowning on Lake Shasta on Sunday afternoon after a boat flipped and capsized, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.
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Here’s a 2 minute tech tip we recently created for the education committee of Shasta Association of Realtors in Redding. You may want to know this too. Just one of many 2 minute tech tips from our brokerage, The Address Realty.
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Law enforcement officers this afternoon are looking for at least one man who allegedly robbed a woman near the Shasta Outlets in Anderson.
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Entrepreneur Jeff Garrett started small: at a tender age he invested his money in the In-Dog-Nito on Hartnell (now Rita's). From there he learned what local folks want: a clean, well-lighted space in which to enjoy well-prepared, classic American dishes with a country and/or western flair. To that end, he's the man responsi
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That Peck's Bad Boy of the Travel Channel, Anthony Bourdain, recently commented in the New York Times that San Francisco is "a two-fisted drinking town, a carnivorous meat-eating town, it’s dirty and nasty and wonderful…" and Femme de Joie would pretty much agree on all counts. Never having lost her love of that delicio
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Back in the 1960s and '70s, an unimpressive cinder block building on South Market Street was a liquor store. Later on it became, variously, Asian markets, Chef Paul Trout's Experience, and now Kanya Garden. Located virtually across the street from Racha Noodle, Kanya Garden had to offer up value and food to distract custome
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Even if a restaurant claims “you're family,” you're a customer, and they are in business to make a profit. Restaurants are good at separating you from your money: it's their raison de etre. A severe case of sticker shock upon presentation of the bill can cause a lingering sour aftertaste. The most obvious tip for saving
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The Bagley Fire near Big Bend is now covering nearly 21,000 acres, officials said, a jump of about 8,000 acres from Saturday.
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This Govt. owned foreclosure seems to have last sold for $315K in 2004. It looked better then. We are only posting the one image, today. The MLS listing provides
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A group of three wildfires in Siskiyou County has now burned more than 11,000 acres, officials said.
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Red Bluff police say they arrested a 26-year-old man after a scuffle early this morning thanks in part to the shoe he lost outside the Palomino Room.
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Portions of California and Shasta streets in downtown Redding will be limited to one lane in each direction between Division and Tehama streets starting Sunday.
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The smoky ambiance clouding Redding will stay for at least three more days, according to the National Weather Service. Today's high will reach 87, with a southeast wind blowing up to 9 mph in the morning. At night, temperatures will cool down to around 58 as the wind continues. Monday will be smoky too, with a high nea
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Seven people were arrested by law enforcement on suspicion of driving under the influence from just after midnight Friday through 6 a.m. Saturday, including a 15-year-old boy, officers say.
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Are parents too dense, ill-informed or lazy to get their children the normally required range of immunizations before the kids start kindergarten? Is that the reason the number of "personal belief exemptions" to school vaccine mandates is rising in parts of California, including Shasta County?
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Hosting a stage of the Amgen Tour of California could help shape Redding's economic and cultural identity. As an industry, tourism in our area has not only survived, it has grown over the years. Today more than ever before, tourists are traveling with their bikes. Tourism and bikes. We are ready for this market.
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The recent article about the woes and issues concerning Northstate Recycling would have the reader think that this business is not much more than a major polluter and total disaster to our local environ. If that is the impression of the reader, then let me set some facts forward to ponder.
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The hasty plan to revise the state's long-standing environmental quality law died a quick death in Sacramento on Thursday, and that's good news for California.
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My comments are about the "psychopathic arsonist," as I call the person.
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This has been a bad week for tax haters. The Ponderosa Fire drew thousands of firefighters from all over the state, fighting to save homes and property. Dozens of flights of firefighting planes pounded the blaze, and millions of dollars are being spent. The Jarvis tax nuts fight the rural fire fee?
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Your editorial supporting a $1 billion tax increase is a misfire.
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This is in rebuttal to Theresa King's letter. Theresa, you need to attend the City Council meetings and watch Dolores Lucero make a fool of herself.
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About the jail grant being voted down: Don't believe a word about our jails being overcrowded. If they have room for my homeless friends for minor offenses in our police chief's current war on the homeless, they have room for everybody.
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As I look across our lake at Lassen Peak and the building cumulous clouds created by the Reading Fire, I have several questions.
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On June 29, Oregon State Police (OSP) detectives began an investigation after the body of Tara Gordon was found deceased along Interstate 5 near Woodburn. Our investigation is continuing to confirm the cause and manner of Tara's death.
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Last Saturday, my wife was on a bike ride and a packet that contained her identification, a credit card and money found its way to the ground.
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MANTON — Patrick White was headed home on Bluff Springs Road in the early afternoon Aug. 18. He and his wife had just picked up some food for his upcoming birthday barbecue.
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In 1912: A petition representing about 50 residents of the north end of Dunsmuir was filed with Siskiyou County supervisors requesting that something be done to close or remove the resort known as the Cliff House, the scene of a recent robbery. The house was directly opposite the residential district, and, it was alleged in
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Note to readers: This week's column is written by Heather Neal
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Today's wide spectrum of digital venues stretches one's brain to be Internet savvy all the way — to engage 140 characters to tweet, use Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, to Google, email and more. We are neighbors within a global community. Therefore it's even more important to be prudent in one's choice of
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Most retirement planning literature portrays a retirement transition in the context of a couple or a family — but what about those who retire alone? What particular challenges do they face, and how must their preparation for retirement differ?
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Most of us have experienced that midafternoon energy drag. Energy drinks, which contain high amounts of caffeine and sugar to help give you an artificial jolt of energy, are an ever-growing popular remedy.
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Katie Ghelfi and Rick Dunbar
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Who doesn't love beer?
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Erika Vanderstappen and Christopher Friddle
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I spent my recent birthday in Graeagle. Never mind which birthday, but I can tell you that I'm inching too close to 100 and too far from my birth date. Fran made our favorite family cake and we shared it with three of my high school classmates and their wives in the shade of tall pines in this once-booming lumber town n
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Looking for a newspaper article that you saw last year but lost track of? Looking for an obituary that's a few years old or in another town or state? Want to follow trending articles from newspapers around the country?
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Public land management agencies all seem to follow the general rule that the very best areas of recreation land are reserved for what is termed "day-use" as opposed to "overnight use" such as camping. Thus, spots with exceptional views are used as vista points and the most pleasant stream-side or lakeshore l
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The Redding Riptide 18U girls fastpitch softball organization completed its summer season by capturing first place in Davis at the ASA Capitol Sports Association tournament Aug. 4-5.
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Dear Straight Talk: Some time ago you printed a letter from a boy who felt stereotyped as a B student. The panel gave tips on how to get A's anyway. Could you run that again? When school starts, I want to be ready.
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I'm a nervous Nellie by nature. I like all my little chicks safe at home with me and out of harm's way.
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Patty Mandville and Rick Purn
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Alix Freeman and Dan Sorrick Wedding
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Dear Babe: I have a 1952 Mickey Mantle Bowman card (No. 101). It's in decent shape.
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Speakers tout role of education
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Plea deal drops abuse, arson charges
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There are certain years in sports when everything aligns to create a window to win a championship.
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Taking the place of a great quarterback is like following Jimi Hendrix on stage. It's going to be difficult and unpleasant no matter what, at least at first. After all, the audience has been treated to an incredible show.
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Miscues highlighted the first week of prep football action for a handful of teams.
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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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Walk your way to better health
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It seems that the senior voice often is drowned out by the youth of today.
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The Local Community Benefit Committee recently awarded $259,152 to five government jurisdictions in Shasta County.
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In 1912: Congressman Raker presented numerous dispatches from Shasta, Trinity and Siskiyou counties to the commissioner of the general land office. The dispatches asked that the land office at Redding be retained and not consolidated with the office in Sacramento.
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At least one more candidate joined the Anderson City Council race before Wednesday's filing deadline, bringing the number of candidates vying for the three open seats to five.
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Barb Baldwin, a Shasta County public health nurse, prepares to vaccinate Tyler Goss, 11, against whooping cough.
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A woman who died in a car crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 299 near Old Oregon Trail was Michelle Bialek of Redding, a spokeswoman with the Shasta County Coroner's Office said.
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Parents and teachers in the north state are preparing for next week, when students switch from summer break to school books.
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The controversial move to let a lightning-sparked fire in eastern Shasta County burn to clear undergrowth — with unexpected winds causing the blaze to grow exponentially in just one day — is being bashed by north state politicians and residents who want to see the National Park Service's policy change to sto
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Christine and Robert Mitchell are big believers in local, self-sufficient communities.
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Ide Adobe State Historic Park's Adobe Day — and the grand opening of the park's visitor center — is Saturday in Red Bluff.
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Now this is an idea from Sen. Leland Yee that I can really get behind: California could become the first state in the nation to require that public agencies provide their records in searchable formats, such as Excel or Word....
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Redding firefighters responded tonight to a fire that burned a home in the 2800 block of Mahan Street in the Parkview neighborhood.
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Police in Florida say a mother left her toddler in a grocery store for more than an hour and, after returning to the store, was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana.
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The worst thing about filing bankruptcy is agonizing over the decision to file.  Many people worry about under-going a grueling investigation concerning their finances, losing everything they own, and having to deal with a very public court proceeding.  However, the truth is that bankruptcy can be the best decision for
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The San Francisco Chronicle -- the Chronicle! -- argues in an editorial that the state is heading down a bad road in attempting to charge $150 fees on residents of the "State Responsibility Area." An excerpt: There's additional unfairness in...
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Amy Curran, Redding
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If the Legislature could write a corporate tax code that favors — or at least isn't stacked against — businesses that invest in California and employ Californians, that'd be a move deserving a round of applause, right?
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The Republican National Committee chairman says President Barack Obama has "blood on (his) hands" for cutting Medicare. Mitt Romney blasts the president for having "robbed" the program of $700 billion.
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Mike Young, Redding
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With students heading back to school this month, the Redding Police Department is reminding drivers to watch out for children and buses for safety and to avoid hefty fines.
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It is located near Castella and supposedly has peculiar medicinal qualities, especially for skin, stomach, and hair troubles. Its waters come out of solid rock. It was named by an early owner, Mr. Dougherty, for an ancient spring and town...
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A group of fires burning in western Siskiyou County is now spanning 3,450 acres of land, a fire spokeswoman said.
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Gun-rights proponents won a round in Sacramento, the LA Times reports. Doesn't happen every day....
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt took a couple of steps out of the batter's box and admired his towering flyball a little bit too long. When the ball hit off the top of the wall and Belt started running, it was too late. He was thrown out at second base.
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Carrots are more versatile than you think. Upon seeing a bunch of carrots, most people probably think about eating them raw, often while saying "What's up, Doc?" From there, most folks' thoughts go to dipping them into something such as ranch dressing, mayonnaise or hummus. And that's pretty much the extent of it, except f
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LOS ANGELES — The veteran action stars of "The Expendables 2" say a stuntman's on-set death served as a reminder of the danger behind building big-screen thrills.
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We continue to grow as a brokerage. We are now joined by Realtor Sharon Raner. Sharon has been a Realtor in the area since 2007. Former clients and friends can contact her below. Sharon Raner The Ad
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Many a drought-stricken Iowa corn farmer would be envious of Bob Moore's impressive stand of green stalks off I-5 just south of Redding (drove past it yesterday). A nice profile of Moore in the latest issue of Edible Shasta-Butte by...
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High quality arts & crafts, outdoor Black Tie Jazz Dinner, the Siskiyou Arts Bus, music jams, a guitar builders conference and more!
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Cool off and enjoy great art and music in downtown Mt. Shasta August 17th & 18th.
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How to sort through all the fact, fiction, and spinning, to get to the truth, and make the best choice this election, is no easy task.
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ShanesWay is adding a Community Service Award to our nonprofit.
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"A new Mom & Pop in town," e-mailed a reader this week. ""I Go Nuts" at 991 Lake Blvd, a new bakery is a pleasant surprise to North Redding. We tried their donuts last Sunday and their bagels today, and...
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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A great white shark sighting has led to warning signs on California central coast beaches.
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The person who died in a car crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 299 near Old Oregon Trail was Michelle Bialek of Redding, a spokeswoman with the Shasta County Coroner's Office said.
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Let’s see if using that overdone HDR photo style you see on “luxury” homes would help these two. Before and After
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UKIAH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors says Sacramento County sheriff's snipers were justified in shooting to death a gunman who killed two men and led authorities on a five-week manhunt in the woods near Fort Bragg.
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Dear NBC*: You have proven yourselves completely unable to handle the responsibility of an Olympic broadcast, and yet it appears you will be doing so again in four years. Let me list just a few of the ways your ineptitude showed through. 1. You refused to run the opening ceremonies live, which caused smart people [...]
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Today should be a hot day in Redding, but one relatively cool compared to the first few days of the week.
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It seemed harmless enough.
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The modest little lightning-sparked backcountry fire that blew up into a monster and escaped Lassen Volcanic National Park? It was predicted. Indeed, it was textbook.
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Gov. Mitt Romney's choice of Congressman Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate is one of those decisions that seem obvious — if not inevitable — in retrospect, even though it was by no means obvious to most of us beforehand.
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Success of the auto industry bailout is being touted as a huge success and a reason President Obama should be re-elected. That it was a success now seems to be taken as a given, and viewed from Obama's position that makes sense.
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This letter is in response to the Aug. 5 editorial regarding the Redding City Council's recent move to establish a city coordination committee. I want to first thank the editor for addressing this important issue and bringing it to the forefront locally. Many people have no idea what coordination is or what it can do to
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As the Reading Fire continues its streak of destruction through Lassen National Volcanic Park and Lassen National Forest, the controversial call to let the blaze burn in its first two weeks is sparking more unrest from angry county residents, business owners and politicians.
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Already reeling from big cutbacks in Medicare funding, hospitals in the Redding area would lose an additional 13.7 percent of their federal reimbursement under a new analysis ordered by Congress.
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A group of around 60 parents, students and teachers delivered more than 150 books recovered from a Dumpster to the Shasta Union High School District board of trustees on Tuesday night, along with petitions calling for the firing of two administrators and a grand jury investigation.
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The Northern Section football season gets under way Aug. 24, with Week 0 games in several pockets of the north state.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park will hold its first "Golf for Green" tournament Aug. 27 at Riverview Golf and Country Club in Redding.
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It is, according to this website, now a fairly sterile block of Shasta Street. It also has a fairly grim history, which Dottie Smith surely knows but I did not. On January 26th, 1886, a large meeting was held at...
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One person died Tuesday in a wreck on Highway 299 just east of Old Oregon Trail, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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A 49-year-old Forks of Salmon woman died Monday afternoon after her Jeep crashed into a tree on Cecilville Road in Siskiyou County, officers said.
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In 1912: Southern Pacific planned to run a popular excursion train from Red Bluff to points in the Sacramento canyon as far north as Weed. The object was to give people a chance to spend the day in the Sacramento canyon at a low fare. There was expected to be a tremendous crowd, and passengers should take their lunches, if
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A 50-year-old man was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of murder, a day after Redding police found his older brother dead, having sustained a traumatic head injury.
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Two recreation and conservation groups have notified Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and several federal agencies they plan to file a lawsuit over protection for the endangered Shasta crayfish.
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Drivers across the state, including in greater Redding, are seeing fuel prices skyrocket at the pump.
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Those crooks are at it again, reports the Boston Globe, wrecking the political system from within in that den of liberalism that is Massachusetts. Thanks to Emil Shue for setting me straight about corruption in this country....
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES KLAMATH RIVER, Klamath Glen — Steelheading was very good again, and they are being joined by an increasing number of jack and adult salmon. Pressure is getting heavier so it’s best to get on the water early. Troll spinners and Kastmasters near t
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Redding police arrested the driver of a Mustang that went off an embankment on Buenaventura Boulevard on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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Racers take note! NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Racing Series Pacific Division ET Finals September 28-30, 2012 Auto Club Famoso Raceway – Bakersfield, California
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A law prohibited a saloon within so many yards of Fort Crook located in the Fall River Valley. When William Burgett and his family arrived in the Fall River Valley, he craftily walked off the distance from the fort to...
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Emergency crews are responding to reports of a single vehicle crash on Highway 299 just east of Old Oregon Trail today.
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That was the population of the United States at roughly 11:30 a.m. today, according to the Census Bureau's population clock. Just thought y'all should know....
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A 49-year-old Forks of Salmon woman died Monday afternoon after her jeep crashed into a tree on Cecilville Road in Siskiyou County, officers said.
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Prompted by a letter writer's suggestion, I took the opportunity to browse through Lassen Volcanic National Park's Fire Management Plan, adopted just this April. I knew the National Park Service was moving, especially in a naturally fire-prone place like Lassen,...
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OK, opening a hundred restaurants, or whatever the north-state based diner chain has grown to these days, is plenty big time -- and surely what counts to the owners. But as it happens, Black Bear Diner -- specifically, the Black...
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The Pacific Forest Trust, when it announced a recent deal protecting part of the Bear Creek watershed, way out east of McCloud, said it had other deals in the works. And so it does: SAN FRANCISCO (August 14, 2012) -...
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OK, that's not the name our own likely future congressman, along with other like-minded lawmakers leading an anti-cap-and-trade event tomorrow, gave themselves, but liberal activist Steve Maviglio so dubs them: Never mind the blistering hot temperatures and record drought that...
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Just in case you thought the realignment mess couldn't get any worse, the L.A. Times would like to remind you that it might. SACRAMENTO -- California's progress in relieving its teeming prisons has slowed so much that it probably won't...
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Money in your pocket. We love seeing pools this color. So easy to add value.
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Redding's Janet Tyrrel apparently did just that. OK, perhaps it wasn't the only motivation for her trip to Indiana, which included a jaunt to the Iowa State Fair. Nonetheless, there's photographic evidence -- on the website of The New York...
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File name of photo: 0814_RCFE_SceneA
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Tehama deputies are looking for the person or people who burglarized a Red Bluff area home Monday, they said today.
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Joaquin Miller, one of Northern California's more controversial and colorful literary figures, is experiencing a revival of sorts.
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Heat waves ripple across too much pavement and steely automobiles, evaporating the moisture right off your eyes. Blink back the heat. Find a way to stay chill today, Redding. You can do it. You al
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I do like the look on people's faces.My right arm is in a sling, wrapped in layers of Ace bandage, a hard plastic brace and 3M Coban tape. The end result of a two-hour surgical procedure recently to reattach my right bicep muscle to the radius bone, were it belongs.I ruptured the tendon. Completely tore it from the bo
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The Reading Fire in eastern Shasta County is burning just about 24,000 acres this morning, officials said.
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A 50-year-old man was arrested this afternoon, a day after Redding police found his older brother dead, having sustained a traumatic head injury.
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Much as I wish I could have gone to London. I was here at home watching on the TV with my DVR digital recorder. But, of all the sports, there’s one that simply must be watched live—our own Megan Rapinoe playing for the gold. Here’s how it’s done: Step 1 – Forget when the game [...]
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Forecasters expect today to heat up again Prepare for a high of 110 degrees and a balmy low tonight of 71 degrees. Temperatures should cool on Wednesday with a high of 103 degrees, and forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say the Redding area may even go back to double-digit temperatures starting on
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A 23-year-old Redding man who pleaded no contest last month to robbing and pepper-spraying a smoke shop clerk who was holding a 7-month-old baby will be sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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ANDERSON — The Shasta District Fair board of directors today will receive an update on the now-infamous Jukebox Musical Festival.
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The Shasta County supervisors aren't interested in banning jumbo-size sodas, as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg advocates. Nor are they looking to levy a soda tax, which a few California cities are putting on the ballot this fall in an attempt to raise money and help residents slim down.
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If there's such a thing as a sure thing it politics, it is this: If the water plan announced late last month by Gov. Jerry Brown ever passes the state Legislature, it will surely become the object of a statewide referendum much like the 1982 vote that defeated a somewhat similar plan endorsed by Brown.
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On June 29 my granddaughter, Tara Gordon 25, was found dead on Interstate 5 in Oregon. My daughter, Tara's mother, was not notified of Tara's death before it was broadcast on KRCR News. We learned of her death only on the news.
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This summer I finished a one-year interim superintendent position with Gateway Unified School District. It was a great experience and I want to publicly thank the school board, staffs and community of Shasta Lake for their kindness and for the shared passion to provide the students and parents outstanding schools.
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I want to thank the wonderful woman — Jessica is the name I remember — who turned around on Court Street Thursday evening, Aug. 2, when she saw me crumpled and bleeding in the gutter after my bicycle crash.
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As the Reading Fire in eastern Shasta County grew to more than 21,500 acres on Monday, frustrations of residents and business owners in nearby Old Station also expanded as business and road closures, smoky air and evacuation threats continued.
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Lithia Chevrolet of Redding at 200 E. Cypress Ave. will kick off its grand reopening Wednesday.
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Parents of special-needs students will be protesting today what they say are unfair changes and an atmosphere of disrespect and intimidation in a special education program in the Shasta Union High School District.
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Redding is one of nearly 200 domestic airports now equipped with full-body passenger screening machines the government says are less invasive and do a better job of protecting privacy.
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Potential bidders later this month will have the chance to win vacations, art, wine and even a puppy at a pair of auctions by a nonprofit dedicated to funding improvements at Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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Shasta County as a wine tourism destination? Local vintners say it's happening.
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Filing extended in Tehama County
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In 1912: After being closed for nearly two years, the railroad station at Lamoine was going to reopen. This will be a great accommodation to the Lamoine Lumber and Trading Co., which has had to handle its business through an agent at Delta, seven miles to the south.
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SHINGLETOWN — Dianne Nelson likes to call it a "friendraiser."
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Rod Rice sat on the couch in agony.
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Sun Oaks Aquatics Racing swimmers competed at the Western Zones Swimming Championships in Grand Junction, Colo., over the weekend.
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Red Bluff police arrested a 26-year-old parolee today in connection with a home-invasion robbery earlier in the day.
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Shasta Lake firefighters tonight are at the scene of a garage fire at Grand Coulee Boulevard and Shasta Street.
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A couple of weeks ago I invited people to dinner in my front yard, to watch the Perseid meteor shower and hang out. As the date drew closer, I realized it was going to be really hot. It was 108/42 on Saturday. So I changed some of the menu. I sure as hell didn't want to have the oven on all day. (At least it wasn't a
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Steal headline ideas from Cosmopolitan magazine. So suggests this blogger. For examples, click here. Love her or loath her, Helen Gurley Brown, dead at 90, revolutionized the magazine industry and employed some of the best headline writers in the business....
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Cruising downtown Redding after midnight on Friday on a police ride-along I wasn't surprised to see a big crowd inside and outside Johnny's Cat House bar on California Street. What did stick out were two miniskirted sign wavers on facing...
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A vegetation fire this evening north of the Pit River Bridge forced emergency crews to briefly close the off ramp from northbound Interstate 5 to Turntable Bay Road.
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Mary Sue Sutter, Shingletown
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The Shasta County supervisors aren't interested in banning jumbo-size sodas, as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg advocates. Nor are they looking to levy a soda tax, which a few California cities are putting on the ballot this fall in an attempt to raise money and help residents slim down.
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If there's such a thing as a sure thing it politics, it is this: If the water plan announced late last month by Gov. Jerry Brown ever passes the state Legislature, it will surely become the object of a statewide referendum much like the 1982 vote that defeated a somewhat similar plan endorsed by Brown.
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A 39-year-old Santa Cruz man was sentenced in Shasta County Superior Court today to 31 years in prison for molesting three girls over a period of several years, according to the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office.
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A Shasta Lake man is set to go on trial in connection with the July 2010 accidental drowning of his 11-year-old daughter.
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While Selling Your Home Chris and Maria Jeantet will personally:   ·         Present Agency Disclosure explaining the different relationships between agents and consumers.   ·        
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Dr. Dingee was a dentist who lived approximately two miles north of Middletown in the mid-1800's at Fort Dingee, named by him. He is buried in the Middletown Cemetery in a coffin filled with salt, his Bible, and a bottle...
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I've seen a lot of oddball county proclamations, but the proposed Board of Supervisors' resolution declaring September to be "Think Before You Drink Sugary Beverages Month" must win some kind of prize. Or so I thought. Then I read it....
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The Reading Fire in Lassen Volcanic National Park pushed beyond 20,000 acres today, a more than 1,000-acre jump from late Sunday, according to the U.S. Forest Service
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Tehama County deputies are looking for whoever stabbed a Red Bluff man late Sunday at a party in Gerber, though the victim isn’t saying much, according to the sheriff’s office.
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Q. How should a person of faith address the issue of religious hate crimes, like the murders at the Sikh temple in Wisconsin? Chardi Kala. This term is an important expression used in Sikhism for a mind frame that a Sikh has to accept and practise. It loosely means a “positive.” Always be — in “high spirits,” “e
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Interesting to see Gov. Jerry Brown's office forcefully make these scientific arguments. While California is taking action, some of those who oppose the move to renewable energy and cleaner transportation have mischaracterized the science of climate change in an effort...
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One person was moderately injured this afternoon after crashing into a power box on Victoria Drive in west Redding, dispatchers said.
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Mike Duane of Redding, who's sent letters to the Record Searchlight now and then over the years, emailed us this piece last week, which struck me as a thought-provoking read on a subject much on people's minds lately. Unfortunately, Mike...
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Hammer time!
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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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GRASSHOPPER SPORTS
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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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