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December 18th, 2012

Both directions of Interstate 5 are closed in Siskiyou County near Highway 96 tonight due to a pileup involving up to 60 vehicles, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is reporting this evening.
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Members 1st Credit Union is asking the community to storm the doors of a featured local business each month.
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The Redding City Council voted 3-2 tonight to re-establish the Electric Utility Commission.
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Shingle making gave Shingletown its name. But shingles weren't made there for very long because after a very short time, people began using shakes for roofing instead of shingles. The first shakes were thirty-two inches long and five and a...
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A man died tonight after he was struck by a van while crossing Hilltop Drive near Mistletoe Lane in Redding.
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Paramedics say two people suffered moderate injuries after their SUV struck a tree on Stillwater Way.
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Click here for an explanation and a link to a truly stunning picture. Can you find the three climbers?...
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A 50-year-old Burney man was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to 26 years in prison for molesting children.
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Plan carefully, if you're intending to drive over the weekend. From the National Weather Service: A Major snow storm is forecast to hit interior northern California Thursday through Sunday. Three to more than 6 feet of snow is forecast over...
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State Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Rocklin, announced this afternoon he will introduce a bill aimed at keeping guns from mentally ill people who judges have deemed dangerous.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Lewiston — It was very cold last week and snow was on the ground making for pretty scenery, but for a somewhat lethargic steelhead bite. However, Steve Huber of Steve Huber’s Guide Service said his clients were getting 2 to 5 stee
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SACRAMENTO - Two brothers from Shasta County have pleaded guilty to fabricating and selling immigration documents, the U.S. Department of Justice announced today.
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A city councilperson forwarded this e-mail from Kurt Starman: Subject: Sales Tax Revenue for the Third Quarter of 2012 Honorable Mayor and Council Members: Good news.... We just received our preliminary sales tax information for the third quarter of 2012....
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The Trinity County Sheriff's Department has a new K-9 named Kash, as reported in the RS I thought it was fitting based on this statement by Sheriff Haney... "Haney said he believes he can make the rest of his budget...
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The evening sessions of Randy Clark's Healing Conference are free and open to the public: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Jan 14th-16th, from 7pm-10pm at the Civic Auditorium. Bring the sick who need physical healing!
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Two Red Bluff men were arrested Monday after allegedly breaking into another Red Bluff man's home and stealing his dirt bike and a carpet stretcher worth a total of $1,400.
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A Redding man convicted last month of holding a woman captive at gunpoint as he repeatedly beat and raped her was ordered today by a Shasta County Superior Court judge to spend the rest of his life in prison.
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I had just turned 7 when President Kennedy was assassinated. The funeral was held on a Saturday and my seven-year-old self complained bitterly about cartoons being preempted for that event, until my mother told me to shut the hell up.On Sunday, President Obama addressed the nation about the Newtown tragedy. The
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Learn how to memorize the Bible
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Minor Prophet Bible Class at Shasta Bible with Tom Meyer
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Whatever 24/7 Wall Street might say, Weather.com says we have one of the 20 most amazing bridges in the world --- No. 5, in fact....
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Prof. Tom Meyer teaching Old Testament Course
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More Gun Control Legislation is Coming
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Happy Christmas from The Mall Talent Showcase!
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Firefighters quickly contained a travel trailer blaze this morning in the 1100 block of Deacon Trail east of Redding.
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Firefighters are being sent this morning to a reported attic fire at a home on Jewell Lane in South Redding.
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies early Monday morning arrested a 35-year-old homeless woman on drug charges after stopping the driver of a Jeep she was in for allegedly not using his lights properly.
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Q. Why do you think some faith communities report many miracles and others rarely or never? I think that everyone experiences moments in their lives or coincidences of time and place meetings that can be seen as miraculous. Whether one names such an experience as a miracle will depend on his or her cultural or familial expe
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12/18/2012: RED ALERT! MAN YOUR BATTLE STATIONS! PREPARE FOR SNOWACOLYPSE! FOR: NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY EFFECTIVE: 7:38AM, DECEMBER 18, 2012 EXPIRES: 7:45PM, DECEMBER 18, 2012 …MORE RAIN AND SNOW FOR INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND… .A SERIES OF STORMS PROGRESS [...]
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This actually Happy Valley, not Anderson despite the address.
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Power has been restored for the last batch of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers in Cottonwood to lose electricity this morning, officials said.
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I am the mother of a first grader who bounded down the steps of the school bus on the first day of December and within minutes was killed in a hit and run. The murderers were never found. This was over thirty years ago…but NOT a day goes by that my heart and arms don’t [...]
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Road work could lead to delays today.
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Forecasters say the high is expected to reach 48 degrees today in Redding, and the day should be partly sunny. Prepare for a drop to 30 degrees tonight and accompanying frost. By Wednesday and Thursday, though, prepare for a good chance of snow, the National Weather Service warns. After that, the precipitation should warm
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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council meets tonight to weigh whether to delay two planned electric rate increases.
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On Friday, as everyone reading this knows all too well, 20 schoolchildren and seven adults were murdered in Connecticut before the mad gunman also took his own life.
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In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, many parents are concerned about the fears being expressed by their children. They are confused about children being killed and frightened when they figure out that this horrendous event occurred during school hours at a middle school. It is almost impossible to keep our child
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America has again suffered a mass killing by a crazed man with guns. The pace of American mass killing is increasing. What can we do to stop this trend?
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Hiring a security officer to work at every campus in the nation creates jobs and increases student safety regarding violence in schools.
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We used to have insane asylums to keep those people out of society, and it was their parents or family members who had them placed there because they are the first ones to know that they are a danger to themselves as well as society.
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While escorting the surviving children chain-fashion from Sandy Hook Elementary, the police told them to close their eyes. Close your eyes. Again.
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I have submitted the following suggestion many times over the past 20 years. Today I submit the suggestion again on behalf of all of the victims of the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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It seems that President Obama can shed tears for the tragic school massacre but doesn't feel remorse for the border agents killed in Mexico or the four Americans in Benghazi, Libya.
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The Mt. Shasta Ski Park will open its 2012-13 season on Friday.
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After an overtime home-opener loss in early November, Simpson coach Matt Thacker said his team needed to learn how to close out games.
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The Simpson University women's basketball team held off Western Oregon late and won 77-74 in a road game in Monmouth, Ore., on Monday.
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It took nearly a month, but the Northern Section Prep Basketball Media Poll has two unanimous top teams.
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Local school administrators are using Friday's tragic shooting at a Connecticut elementary school to review their security policies to make sure they're doing everything they can to protect local students.
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Redding is considering a $4.7 million project to widen a segment of Placer Street — work that is seen as crucial in relieving traffic backups.
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SBA seeks nominations
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SHASTA LAKE — Two small antique bottles containing a brownish liquid that law enforcement officials feared might have been nitroglycerin caused a big scare Monday and forced the temporary closure of Cascade Boulevard.
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WEAVERVILLE — A Trinity County jury Monday convicted a Humboldt County woman accused of drowning her 2½-year-old daughter in the Trinity River of involuntary manslaughter.
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Makenzie Dayton, 11, is dealing with the shock and grief from last week's shooting at a Connecticut elementary school by seeking gifts for those closest to the tragedy.
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The Redding City Council will consider plans tonight to seek nearly $1.2 million in grant monies that officials want to use to curb drunk driving and defray beautification costs.
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With a lighted Christmas tree softly glowing in the background and a flutist playing a solemn piece, a table with dozens of flickering candles helped to light up the rest of the First United Methodist Church in Redding Monday as a candlelight vigil was held in memory of those who died in Friday's elementary school shoot
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I intended to stay up and watch all of "Love Actually," but I don't think I can last that long. The bed is calling. I'll need to slide a couple of cats over so I can get in.The skies cleared today but it wasn't much warmer than yesterday, and the next couple of evenings will bring overnight temps down around 27F
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From the forecast discussion at noaa.gov: WE JUMP RIGHT BACK INTO MORE ACTIVE WEATHER BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING AS A DEEP GULF OF ALASKA LOW APPROACHES THE WEST COAST. THIS COULD BE AN INTERESTING STORM IN THAT...IF THE NAM AND...
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Humanity for Horses in Siskiyou County is one of the newest of the havens rescuing retired race horses. It's been up and running for six months, on a 300-acre spread just north of the town of Mount Shasta. It's currently home to 51 horses, 11 llamas, two donkeys, and one goat.
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To submit photos for consideration in the Scene! page email jskropanic@redding.com for guidelines. Needed information includes the name of the person who took the photo, the first and last name and town of residence of each person in the photo from left to right, the date, location and name of the event.
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An Anderson man was arrested on suspicion of stealing a car and resisting arrest today in Shasta Lake. Just before 10:30 a.m., deputies observed Kevin Donald Hursey, 28, sitting in a car at Highway 151 and Shasta Park Way. When they stopped, Hursey got out of the car and tried to walk away before the deputies stopped him.
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Traffic is snarled this evening on Highway 44 near the Sacramento River and Interstate 5 as the California Highway Patrol is reporting at least three wrecks on the highway.
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The Mt. Shasta Ski Park will open its 2012-13 season Friday. The park announced on its Website (www.skipark.com) that it got about 10 inches of new snow from the storms that hit the area over the weekend.
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A police bomb squad has detonated a suspected explosive liquid found at an antique store just north of the Oasis Fun Center on Cascade Boulevard in Shasta Lake.
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Robin Putnam’s visual arts class at Pioneer High School in Redding has stacks of brightly colored flannel pillowcases sporting designs with whales, horses, dachshunds, tigers, motorcycles and footballs. The idea is to bring soft comfort to children going through cancer treatment.
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Opening a long and almost unbearable procession of grief, Newtown began burying its dead Monday, laying to rest two 6-year-old boys — one who was crazy about the New York Giants and one whose twin sister survived the rampage.
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A prayer vigil is being held tonight in Redding in remembrance of those who lost their lives in Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
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A 46-year-old homeless man was beaten and shot Saturday in Red Bluff's Dog Island Park, police said, and the two suspects in the incident still haven't been found.
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A Trinity County jury convicted today a Humboldt County woman accused of drowning her 2½-year-old daughter in the Trinity River of involuntary manslaughter.
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The Trinity County Sheriff's Office has a new police dog.
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Tom Vilsack, the U.S. secretary of agriculture, kicked up some dust recently when he declared in a speech to a farm group that rural America is "less and less relevant" to the American political conversation. In an age where politics is a game of perpetual outrage, some conservative critics rushed to complain the Ob
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Bones found last month in southern Siskiyou County aren’t human, the sheriff’s office reported today.
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Despite the hype about violent crime rising in Redding, a closer look at the crime numbers for California cities -- forwarded by sharp-eyed reader and occasional tipster DK --- adds some valuable perspective. Yes, violent crime has risen the past...
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A Corning man and woman were arrested Thursday on suspicion of drug charges after deputies allegedly found them with methamphetamine and Vicodin without a prescription.
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Sunday's newspaper editorial asked the question: "At what point would a modest new local tax [dedicated to public safety] be cheaper than the bill for the alarm company, the dog, and the handgun-safety courses?" So I e-mailed Redding City Manager...
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A 32-year-old man was arrested in Red Bluff early Saturday morning on suspicion of felony firearm charges after he allegedly shot at a computer monitor inside a Clearwater Drive home.
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RS reporter David Benda did some digging into the past of the Brigadoon Castle. The unique foreclosure home first featured in my prior post. David interviewed a former
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Like people, places are gone but not forgotten. After most major school shooting incidents, administrators and parents move to demolish or heavily rehabilitate the classrooms, hallways, gymnasiums and other spaces where students were murdered. Just days since 20 children and six adults were fatally shot at a school in Newto
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A house fire on Pine Street in Happy Valley apparently didn't do much damage this morning.
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Although unless this Woodhaven home has some unseen flaw, list price may only be the starting point.
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Forecasters say there's a 90 percent chance of rain today in Redding, and it's likely to rain most of the week as well. The high should reach an even 50 degrees, while tonight's low is expected to drop to 31 degrees. Tuesday should be cooler, with a high around 45 degrees and a 30 percent chance of rain. Forecasters at the
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On the last regular meeting of 2012, and the last meeting with this set of Board members , the Board had a mix of issues before it.  Two new Board members will be seated in January, replacing Linda Hartman (District 4) and Glenn Hawes (District 3).  It was an agenda that fairly represents the range [...]
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A July 8 trial was set today in Shasta County Superior Court for the Redding man accused of murdering his brother in August with a weightlifting bar.
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A California Highway Patrol officer charged with felony DUI in connection with a January chain-reaction crash is scheduled to have a settlement conference today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A settlement conference is scheduled to be held today in Shasta County Superior Court for the trio accused of conspiring and carrying out an attack on a pregnant Redding teen earlier this year.
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Work on some highways could cause delays today.
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Next month's scheduled trial for a 24-year-old Shasta County woman accused of starving her 4-day-old baby to death last year was postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court following a settlement conference.
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On 12-14-12 at 12:27 am, officers were dispatched to a call of a hit-and-run traffic collision at 918 Partridge Drive. Upon their arrival, it was determined that an unknown type of vehicle drove off of the roadway and struck the side of an attached garage of a residence at that location. The suspect vehicle was [...]
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Everyone is worried about the fiscal cliff. A little over a year ago everyone was worried about the debt-ceiling crisis. Both are self-inflicted wounds on the body politic, wounds that can only be described as unnecessary and idiotic. The idiocy of the debt-ceiling debacle led to the idiocy of the fiscal cliff.
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Republican state governments that pass "right to work" laws are shooting themselves in the wallet.
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Citizens, don't sit on your hands! Get educated and involved in water policy if you are concerned about our river systems.
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Saturday morning was cold and grey and foreboding, like the face of a mean dog with a bad headache, and the temperatures got colder and colder. Mid-morning I looked out to see snow falling, which kind of surprised me. It doesn't often snow in December, and I hadn't thought it was cold enough, but that shows how much I know.
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A north state hospital is reeling from a recent appeals court decision that could lead to the closure of both nursing homes in the Intermountain area.
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IF YOU GO
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Fees may be cheaper, or hikes delayed
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Drivers urged to prepare for bad weather
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Four arrested in DUI sweep
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RED BLUFF - Police are searching for a 55-year-old Red Bluff man who was reported missing today by his son.
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Jim Brock of Redding likes to keep busy. Last Monday, the U.S. Marine Corps veteran and his wife, Mavis, planted nearly 300 onions in the large garden at their Churn Creek Road home. On Sunday, Brock celebrated his 100th birthday.
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President Obama will speak at tonight's Newtown interfaith vigil.
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A prayer vigil is being held Monday night in Redding in remembrance of those who lost their lives in Friday’s school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
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A Connecticut official says the mother of the gunman in the Connecticut massacre was shot four times in the head before her son went to the elementary school where he gunned down 26 people.
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A childhood friend, a semi-retired ship captain who has retired to the mountains of central Mexico, forwards this e-mail: Subject: Mexican Violence. Really weird, as I was reading the news this week, when I saw stories like this: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/15/15931758-gunman-killed-police-officer-and-2-others-w
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Law enforcement officials arrested four people Saturday during a probation sweep for those suspected of failing to show up to court on DUI-related offenses or violating the terms of probation.
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Here is a map of the road conditions, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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Rain is expected to replace snow today as a storm keeps dropping precipitation on the north state, according to the National Weather Service.
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Once featured on TV and in travel magazines like Sunset and Country Inns, the Brigadoon Castle sold last week for less than a third of its one-time list price of $1.7 million.
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All things considered, I think we're going to make it through the Christmas season with our spirits bright.
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They like it when you know their names.
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Nobody in Redding needed an East Coast website churning out attention-grabbing lists to know that, in the past few years, the sense of small-town security has eroded dramatically.
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On Dec. 4, the Shasta County Board of Supervisors was asked by the county Public Works Department to increase — almost doubling — the initial $40,000 allotted for a space and needs assessment for a new library in Burney.
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San Francisco Deli got a special treat Wednesday when a dozen Shasta High students came in for lunch. I asked if they were "playing hookie." A student said no, they got out early because they had been practicing for their Madrigal Dinner.
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The front page article Thursday about local crime statistics reminded me of two comments I used to use when working with graduate students. One by Mark Twain is probably not appropriate for a family newspaper, but the other is "There are lies, damn lies, and statistics."
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The afternoon of Dec. 8, I had the misfortune of misplacing my wallet. As often happens during the hectic holiday shopping weekends, I was distracted by many thoughts that day. I carelessly placed my wallet and cellphone on the roof of my car while putting on my jacket and forgot to retrieve them before driving away.
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Thomas Sowell is quick to criticize the Obama administration at every turn, especially lately about the president's position on taxes, which Sowell says it will harm "small businesses and destroy jobs." Yet in Sowell's column on the "shopping maul," he suggests we all use the Internet to do our shopp
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The predictable calls are coming for taxing churches — and eliminating charitable deductions across the board — to balance state and federal budgets. But consider the implications — and the relevant track records — before leaping over that cliff. Track records first.
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Voters may not be aware that there is a special election going on in Shasta County. Both the California Republican Party and the Shasta County Republican Central Committee have officially endorsed rancher Jim Nielsen for State Senate District 4.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park is signing a loan agreement for $20 million for the construction of a hotel. However, the spokesman for Turtle Bay, Toby Osborn, states that they do not know where the economy is headed so they must rush ahead with the construction.
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Just a word to the residents of Shasta County and to anyone concerned about the raising of Shasta Dam. Who is going to pay for it? Where does the water go?
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It would seem that the majority of Americans, at least those who voted in the last presidential election, have decided the promise of government largess is more appealing than the associated loss of liberties.
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We are rapidly approaching the so-called "fiscal cliff" and the two parties are still arguing about tax rates.
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If you've ever owned a dog or cat, you know they can be very sensitive to your emotions, even to the point of seeming to understand those feelings.
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The evolution of our flatware began with sharp pieces of stone, sea shells and wood, to hollowed sheep and goat horns to hold liquid.
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ANDERSON — Facing the loss of ability to deal with unwanted animals, police Chief Michael Johnson on Tuesday will ask the City Council to approve a two-month contract with Haven Humane Society for euthanasia and cremation services.
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Teddy bear drive for shooting victims
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Police say they made at least five arrests Friday during the first day of the 2012 winter holiday Avoid the Six Campaign. But two drunken drivers also caused crashes Friday, police said.
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Mt. Shasta could receive 24 more inches
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Update for film industry directory sought
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IGO — Underneath gray clouds, steadily falling snowflakes and a motionless American flag, a ceremony Saturday carried a similarly somber ambiance: honoring those who have fallen — both in service to their country and in the school-shooting tragedy in Connecticut.
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In 1912: A social dance was held at the South Cow Creek powerhouse at Millville and an enjoyable time was spent by the neighbors who attended. On another note, George Darrah returned from Kennett, where he had a crew of men shearing his goats.
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City Council to consider proposal to revive panel
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RED BLUFF — The Hornets are already having a season of championships, and it's not even winter.
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RED BLUFF —West Valley had enough left in the tank to end the Red Bluff Holiday Classic on a positive note.
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RED BLUFF — In losing to South Medford, Enterprise got a good look at itself.
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The Northern Section had its first bowl bid in five years, and that's just the beginning.
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The Redding Christian boys basketball team tied for second place in round-robin play Saturday after beating St. Bernard's in the Ferndale Tournament.
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IGO — Underneath gray clouds, steadily falling snowflakes and a motionless American flag, a ceremony was held Saturday that carried a similarly somber ambiance: Honoring those who have fallen — both in service to their country and in the school-shooting tragedy in Connecticut.
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Names and ages of the 26 people gunned down at a Connecticut elementary school Friday in the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history:
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This prematurely released video from NASA, entitled "Why the world didn't end yesterday," explains it was all a misconception. So you can relax, enjoy the holidays...and keep paying on those credit card bills....
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California Highway Patrol officers and paramedics are headed out to Round Mountain on reports of a crash involving a gray Honda Accord that is blocking Highway 299 near Buzzard's Roost Road.
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With snow accumulating in the Redding-area and higher elevations today, we'd like to see your snow photos.
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California Highway Patrol officers are headed to reports of two vehicles overturned near Viola on Highway 44 today.
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Authorities have reopened Interstate 5 at Fawndale after closing it because of a rollover wreck in snowy conditions near Castella that blocked both northbound lanes of the freeway.
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With the holidaze upon us, this may be a good time to find an unnoticed REO bargain.
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Police say they made at least five arrests during the first day of the 2012 Winter Holiday’s Avoid the Six Campaign. But two drunken drivers also caused crashes Friday, police said.
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Some people like diamonds, some people like furs, some people like Ferraris, Corvettes or 1968 Mustang convertibles. Others still like big power tools with engines, pull cords and gas tanks. Photo:A bright bowl of hand-made pomanders. These traditional holiday crafts date back hundreds of years to Europe and were used as sc
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This hotel was so huge it was also called the Mountain House Hotel. It was built in 1884 directly across the road from the original location of the Cottonwood Railroad Depot at the east end of Front Street. The building...
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The National Weather Service has issued an alert for Redding cautioning that up to two inches of snow could fall through the early morning.
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Those who have fallen in service to their country will be remembered today as volunteers place wreaths on the graves of soldiers at the Northern California Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Igo.
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Check here for traffic information in the north state.
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Maybe it's just a coincidence, but the justices of the 3rd District Court of Appeal sure seem to have a sly sense of timing.
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A Redding neighborhood was evacuated early Friday morning when a hit-and-run driver destroyed a gas main after crashing into a garage.
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During our recent wild and windy weather, a neighbor and I proactively walked our street in west Redding and tried to keep the storm drain grates free of freshly fallen leaves and other debris such as plastic soda cups. That, in turn, led me to John Stacher, a 33-year career employee of the city of Redding.
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Trust the Record Searchlight to dampen our spirits during this Christmas season.
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Even if it wasn't a violation of the Brown Act, it was still a sleazy and underhanded thing for Gary Cadd.
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My name is Mathilda. I am 8 years old and I have a letter I want to share.
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My mother had a saying for every situation, trying to make her family advice more understanding and reassuring: "What can't be cured has to be endured." "Necessity is the mother of invention." Etc.
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During the recent storms, five trees fell on Rock Creek Road in Manton. Four of them completely blocked the road, the other was snagged high over the road.
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WEAVERVILLE — Deliberations will resume Monday after a Trinity County jury failed Friday to reach a verdict in the murder trial of a Humboldt County woman accused of drowning her 2½-year-old daughter in the Trinity River last year.
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A Redding neighborhood was evacuated early Friday morning when a hit-and-run driver destroyed a gas main after crashing into a garage.
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Police say a 25-year-old drunken driver caused a three-vehicle wreck on Highway 273 on Friday morning that left one man suffering from moderate injuries.
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In 1912: Albert Daily had smallpox and his home near the foothills west of Anderson flew the yellow flag of quarantine. Dr. Tabker, health officer, was confident the contagion would not spread. He succeeded in stamping out diphtheria, two cases of which came to the surface in Anderson a week prior.
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For the family of Angela "Angie" Fullmer, the 34-year-old Mount Shasta woman who disappeared 10 years ago today, this year marks the hardest to deal with the loss.
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This Christmas for Marci Kennedy and her two sons will be a first for her family. After several years of homelessness, they are living in a duplex, she has two jobs and she is attending school.
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Rite Aid has purchased Redding's oldest pharmacy.
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RED BLUFF — Enterprise High has turned its biggest rivalry into a stranglehold.
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North state parents and educators were saddened and shaken by Friday's deadly school shooting in Connecticut.
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Check here for traffic information in the north state.
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First, he killed his mother.
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BANGKOK (AP) — Leaders of two of the closest longtime allies of the United States have been quick to express sympathy over a shooting rampage that left 26 people dead, including 20 children, at a Connecticut elementary school.
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Garrison Keillor wrote this adaptation of an old hymn after 9/11. Where Could I Go?I simply can't forget,The faces haunt me yetIn the towers that the planes are flying toward,On a sweet September dayDestruction on the wayWhere can I go but to the Lord?Where c
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A triumphant North Korea staged a mass rally of soldiers and civilians Friday to glorify the country's young ruler, who took a big gamble this week in sending a satellite into orbit in defiance of international warnings.
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The first person to make a guess had the correct answer. "toe2toe" guessed it correctly at 9:04 a.m. as the Cottonwood Hotel aka Mountain House Hotel. Congratulations toe2toe! Thank you everyone for playing and thank you to Ortega's Mexican...
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On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the disappearance of a 34-year-old Mount Shasta woman, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office reported they’ve made some progress in what detectives consider a possible murder.
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It's hard for me to believe, but I moved to Redding from Massachusetts in December 2004.Looking back, I've seen a city benefit from major improvements.Yet fundamental challenges remain that have plagued Redding for years.
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If I see ONE more post about "guns don't kill people, people kill people" or "if the teachers had been armed, this wouldn't have happened," I can't be held responsible for the things I'm going to say.
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Here’s a 2008 D.R. Horton built 2099 sqft 4/2 HUD home with a 3 car garage.
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What was the name of this hotel and what town was it located in? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win the prize plus an award certificate with...
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On the radio this morning, Patrick Jones, our new vice mayor, said the rise in property and other crime in the city shows we need to get "our community service officers back and add 20 to 25 more police on...
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Police say a 25-year-old drunken driver caused a three-vehicle wreck that left one man suffering from moderate injuries on Highway 273 this morning.
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Comment from "genmay" on my link to the 24/7 Wall Street list that had Redding leading the nation in the increase of violent crime: Man, rough week for Redding. A&E just premiered their new show Panic 911 tonight. The first...
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Reports of a home invasion this morning in an area just west of downtown Redding appear to be unfounded.
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First of all, thank you for a wonderfully useful and entertaining column.  I can't imagine why no one ever thought of this before. Okay, here's what's bugging me.  Every time I'm out driving in darkness or rainy weather, I meet vehicles not using headlights as the law requires.  There are so many, in fact, that I [...]
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Road work in the north state could cause delays in some areas.
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Rain could begin falling today as a weak storm moves over the north state, according to the National Weather Service. will fall to around 32 under cloudy skies.
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Bird watchers will head to Lassen Volcanic National Park today for the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count.
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Redding police are looking for a dark-colored 2005 Ford Mustang they say crashed into a house and collided with a gas main, forcing the evacuation of homes on Partridge Drive early this morning.
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REDDING, CA – Heads up to holiday party-goers! To help save lives this holiday season, law enforcement from six agencies are launching a special “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown to stop impaired drivers and to save lives on our roadways. The Shasta Avoid the Six Task Force is announcing that officers and dep
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RED BLUFF — The Red Bluff High boys basketball team has undergone considerable change since hosting last year's Holiday Classic.
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RED BLUFF — Lake Oswego never panicked.
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Shasta High volleyball junior Lana Brown has been named a MaxPreps third team All-American for medium schools Wednesday.
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Some roads are long, but if you just keep pedaling and pedaling, you can ride to your destination.
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For all the fury and fistfights outside the Lansing Capitol, what happened in Michigan this week was a simple accommodation to reality. The most famously unionized state, birthplace of the United Auto Workers, royalty of the American working class, became right-to-work.
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Accepting Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln is no stretch. His filmography is thick with serious work, and the actor drips gravitas and immersive artistic commitment befitting a towering historical role. But few knew what to expect when "Hyde Park on Hudson" producer/director Roger Michell ("Notting Hill") cast Bill Murra
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As a retired registered nurse with operating room experience, I was very disturbed by Sunday's article regarding infections caused by a heart surgeon. Several questions come to mind.
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So, Patrick Jones has no recall of talking to Rick Bosetti about the nomination of vice mayor.
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Your cover story, "Balancing field, family," in Sunday's paper is misinformation, and does a disservice to your readers. While Templeton Fountaine's attempt at fatherhood is born in love and a desire to improve on the example of his own father, he is off to a very bad start.
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I concur with Leslie Ginno about her intelligent, practical, financially sound solution to a Redding Christmas tree instead of pouring $40,000 down a hole into which a newly cut tree would stand each year.
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RED BLUFF — In the aftermath of a tumultuous period of uncertainty for the state parks system, Ide Adobe State Historic Park will continue its longest running celebration, the Pioneer Christmas Party, on Saturday.
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Alexis Asbe — Ally to her friends — was in the middle of a busy family evening when her publisher called to say her new book, "At the Altar in Your Underwear," had hit the Amazon Kindle best-seller list.
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There are some new sights and sounds at Win-River Casino in Redding. You can still hear the sounds of slot machines beeping and coins bouncing into trays inside the casino.
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A Redding-based group that helps people with a variety of emergency needs has reason to celebrate its 40th year serving the community.
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A man who police say stole a Nissan sedan a week ago was arrested Thursday in the Denny's restaurant parking lot on Hilltop Drive.
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An appellate court has struck down part of Redding's ordinance restricting pamphleteering outside the library.
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Report finds population losses in area
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Construction work to replace the dilapidated Twin View Bridge in north Redding is reaching the halfway mark.
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A series of cold storms primed to hit Siskiyou County starting today has the Mt. Shasta Ski Park thinking snow.
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Participants at a forum on hate crimes in Shasta County on Thursday said education carries the most power in the fight against bigotry.
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Apparently people have been asking. The Sheriff's Office sent out an announcement this afternoon with an explanation. The Shasta County Sheriff's Office recently upgraded a portion of its jail software system to support and improve internal operations. As a result...
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In 1912: J.H. Palmer and S.B. Hurliburt, mule buyers from Los Angeles, were in the Fall River Valley last week and bought 35 mules. They would be driven across country to Anderson and shipped from there the following week.
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Now, I know that 35F/2C isn't cold by the standards of Barrow or Minot or Bemidji, but after weeks of mild weather, to suddenly drop down like that is kind of a surprise. Not unpleasant, you know, but it seems colder than it really is. I like it, but that's because I'm not out in it. If I was outside mending fences or nursi
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I've lived in this town for 15 years, but I'm just today -- via the miracle of Twitter hashtags -- that Redding is a Dutch word, which apparently means "salvation" or "redemption." Anyone know if that's the word one would...
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It's a software issue, according to this press release. Here's what it looks like....
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I have followed the Redding library free-speech case -- won, as expected, by those fighting the city's misguided policy -- with considerable interest, but somehow I did not know or simply forgot that a long-standing city law bars "blasphemous" handbills....
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Some roads are long, but if you just keep pedaling and pedaling, you can ride to your destination.
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Give yourself plenty of time on this tour of the Fall River Valley, a full day would be best.
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SWEAT Running Club
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Applebee's Restaurant on Hilltop Drive and the Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council's Blue Ribbon Campaign are teaming up to benefit kids in need.
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by Ryan Loughrey This past October 11th was National Depression Screening Day. It was created by Screening for Health, Inc. with the purpose of raising awareness regarding depression and giving information regarding free screenings. For any reader who would like to take one of these screenings, they
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by Ryan Loughrey At Shasta College, some of the bathroom stalls have become more than just a place one goes to relieve oneself. It seems they are also a place where people can express their creativity. I am referring to, of course, those who choose to write on the walls in the stalls. This
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Participants in a forum on hate crimes in Shasta County said education carries the most power in the fight against bigotry. But many said it isn’t enough by itself.
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office recently upgraded a portion of its jail software system to support and improve internal operations. As a result of this upgrade, the capability to post photographs to the Jail’s In Custody web page is no longer available. Only bookings made prior to November 27, 2012 will have photos p
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An appellate court has struck part of Redding’s ordinance restricting pamphleteering outside the library.
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Coastal areas of New Jersey and New York that lost their boardwalks to Superstorm Sandy's surge are racing to rebuild them in time for tourist season — in some places, without the boards.
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A West Virginia University mascot who got in trouble for using his uniform musket to kill a bear has been cited for another problem — not wearing blaze orange during the bear hunt.
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A man who police say stole a Nissan sedan a week ago was arrested today in the Denny’s restaurant parking lot on Hilltop Drive.
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California’s population grew to 37.8 million, an increase of about 256,000 in the past fiscal year that shows the state continuing a pattern of modest growth rates.
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I've been writing a lot lately about the Fall River Valley. I did it to secretly "educate" you about the wealth of history located there. Most of the people who live there know its history and are very proud of...
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A power outage that lasted for about two hours this morning in the Whitmore area has closed Whitmore Elementary School for the day.
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Thanks not least to our residents' robust fertility, California's population grew by 256,000 last year, according to new figures from the state Department of Finance, but if growth is good, that good is not evenly distributed. The county-by-county numbers show...
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That’s what they call it on TV. I like to think of it as good cloud days. Here’s a couple of images I took yesterday while out in nearby Shasta Lake City.
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Here’s a Cottonwood country style home on acreage that last sold for $385k almost 8 years ago.
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What the Medicare "doc fix" has to do with the looming "fiscal cliff" and why the latter could become an annual affair. This is so how Washington works....
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Okay, so maybe I don’t have any actual advice on warding off zombies – but I might be able to offer some advice on how to come back from a year where your business has suffered from pre-apocalyptic fears; where it feels like your customers have turned into the walking dead and you feel like you’ve [...]
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Dear Santa: Do you really read all the letters people send to you? I was listening to “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town…” It says that you’re making a list, and checking it twice. How come? Do we get a second chance if we just happened to get blamed for something that no one really [...]
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Roadwork in the north state could cause delays in some areas.
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The Shasta County Citizens Advocating Respect is partnering with the Youth Violence Prevention Council to create a workshop on hate crimes in the north state today.
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Today will be cool, sunny and dry, the National Weather Service is reporting.
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Police said they made separate arrests of two men with criminal histories near parked vehicles in downtown Redding on Wednesday, illustrating the risk that drivers take when they leave valuable items in plain view.
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If Congress ever decides to slather a thick new layer of concrete atop Shasta Dam and enlarge the reservoir behind it, it will cause substantial disruption to property owners and lakeside businesses and greatly offend local Indians, trout-chasers and environmentalists.
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Supreme Court litigation is a bit like bread-baking. If the dough goes in the oven too soon, before it's had enough time to rise, the end product is unpalatable. Yet at a certain point, the oven beckons. Baking is key to the process.
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Thumbs up for Westside Pizza, which recently opened on North Market Street in Redding. Couldn’t resist their daily lunch special -- two big slices of pizza (a pepperoni and a Tropical Heat) and a drink for just four bucks. But I couldn’t leave without an order of barbecued wings. Made for a great meal.
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A lifelong student of art, Shelly Shively prefers incorporating readily available materials as the basis for her creations. Shively painted her first mural was when she was 11, an ocean scene in the bathroom of her house. Being allowed the freedom to paint large scale resonated with her and taught her that art doesn't need
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Redding City Ballet has seen some changes at the top with the addition of a new artistic director; elsewhere it’s business as usual, and in December that means it’s time for “The Nutcracker.”
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Two events are right around the corner, so get your calendar out and make a note. First, Tehama Oaks Winery is celebrating the release of its 2011 Syrah from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15-16 at the winery, 14494 Warren Ave., in Red Bluff (529-2356).
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There are angels among us. Unfortunately a lot of non-angels sped by as my car stalled on the side of Buenaventura Boulevard on Dec. 3.
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With heartfelt appreciation I want to thank Tim Holt for his article on me and north state fossils. There is only one thing that I care to add, and that is there are laws regulating the removal of fossilized bones from public lands.
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I see that the state Board of Forestry approved the "fire prevention" fee that was enacted by the governor on a select few of the people in the state without a vote of the people or two-thirds of the Legislature.
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Have you felt "off your game" lately? Does going to work in the morning and leaving at the end of the day while it is dark outside getting to you? If so, you are not alone.
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Eating only the produce in season is not a new concept. Before all the big grocery stores, everyone ate seasonally. Nothing compares to the taste of fresh vegetables that are locally grown.
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When Jon Mead, a devoted cyclist, visits a new city, he goes right to his smartphone app Strava to find the best bike routes. In Sacramento, where he works at a Fleet Feet running-gear shop, the 24-year-old uses MapmyRide to track his course in an archive.
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In case you haven't noticed, it is wintertime in the north state. And along with all the holiday joy comes dry skin and painfully itchy rashes.
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Two schools were locked down and officers searched the Fuzzy Lane area in Happy Valley around 11 a.m. Wednesday for a man who was seen with a handgun.
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In 1912:To show that there were quite a number of venturesome spirits in town not afraid of the smallpox scare, the Elks planned to give a basket social and dance. As it was impossible for any caterer to satisfy everyone attending the social, this time the Elks passed the buck to its members, as everyone attending was to br
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The math hasn't added up for Tom Vonderhaar.
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The Bay Area woman who died Sunday afternoon while kayaking Clear Creek drowned, the Shasta County Coroner's Office said Wednesday afternoon.
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Businesses, schools and even fitness clubs are doing their part to make the holiday season brighter for those in need.
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According to this list on a web site called 24/7 Wall Street. For this dubious distinction we supposedly beat out Manchester, N.H., and Mobile, Alabama. Excerpt: 1. Redding, Calif. > 5-year Increase in violent crime rate: 103.4% > Violent crime...
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Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti said he plans to hold quarterly town hall meetings next year in hopes of easing and addressing residents’ safety concerns.
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Dave Peterson, Cottonwood
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Supreme Court litigation is a bit like bread-baking. If the dough goes in the oven too soon, before it's had enough time to rise, the end product is unpalatable. Yet at a certain point, the oven beckons. Baking is key to the process.
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Mike Higley, Redding
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Irene Russ, Ono
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The Bay Area woman who died Sunday afternoon while kayaking Clear Creek drowned, the Shasta County Coroner's Office said this afternoon.
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Authorities said they've freed a woman who was trapped inside a pickup that rolled over on Highway 44 today about 3 miles east of Eskimo Hill.
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If I'm not mistaken, a ruling is due from the 3rd District Court of Appeal in the lawsuit challenging the rules for speakers in front of the library by Dec. 20 -- 90 days after the case was argued in...
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A 53-year-old man was taken into custody early today after Redding police found him on the roof of a business.
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After eluding law enforcement during an hour-long manhunt today, a 57-year-old man was found hiding in a chicken coop three-quarters of a mile away from the scene of a shooting in Happy Valley.
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Spent a lot of time on the subway when I was in Mexico City recently (here's a snapshot). A great way to avoid the traffic above ground and dirt cheap -- three pesos (about a quarter) to go anywhere....
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So University of Chicago economist Steve Levitt (yeah, the guy who co-wrote "Freakonomics") tells The New York Times, arguing that the incarceration rate has risen so high in America that its costs far exceed any benefits. He's not alone, other...
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Police are planning a drunken driving and driver’s license checkpoint Friday somewhere inside Redding city limits.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Lewiston — Only the upper river just below Lewiston was fishable for much of the week, but fishing was good. However, the river was called a “zoo” because of all the anglers pushed into such a short stretch of river. By Sunday,
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Alan Jacobs at the American Conservative writes about the odd political bedfellows who come together over home cooking: Traditionalists and radicals alike have deep reservations about the bureaucratization, rationalization, and consumerism of American life, and lament the damage such forces...
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This comes from the conclusion letter to the editor that I will not be able to publish. Many groups have presented solid evidences questioning the eligibility of Barack Obama to be president. The Supreme Court refuses to touch anything concerning...
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The Board of Directors of KIXE TV is pleased to announce that on December 7, 2012,  Michael Lampella, KIXE employee of 33 years,  is now acting as the new General Manager. Michael J. Lampella, General Manager, has included other job titles over the past 33 years at KIXE: Operation’s Manager, Assistant Program Manager,
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The public is welcome to come and participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count in the Mineral area. For well over 100 years people of all ages interested in birds have taken to the field during the holiday season to count birds in and around their communities as part of the annual Christmas Bird Count. Coordinated [...]
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Man’s Ceiling Collapses During Interview. The post Man’s Ceiling Collapses During Interview appeared first on Daily Dump.
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THE  FAMILY LAW NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMASFor many of our fellow citizens, very scary Black-Collar Criminals seem to work well with the White-Collar Crooks of the Cou
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I took these shots inside Tapas the other day. That restaurant has a very engaging vibe. And such interesting culinary selections too!
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Here’s a bank owned home in Country Oaks with an aggressive price. Rperesenting the bank/seller’s interests is foreclosure listing agent Lynda Martz of
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The cold weather system that moved into the area Tuesday night dropped snow in the higher elevations around Redding
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One of my favorite cold-weather dishes to serve my family and friends is risotto. Risotto is an incredibly versatile dish, perfect for cleaning out the vegetable drawer or using leftovers. When you learn the basic technique of adding liquid to rice, stirring until liquid is absorbed , and then adding more liquid, will provi
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It’s Black Friday and my wife and I had a major decision to make. Go Christmas shopping or visit Redding’s newest microbrewery, Wildcard Brewing?  Needless and happily to say, we both would rather lift a glass or two with friends than fight the crowds shopping. What a great decision. The place was packed and we [...]
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Roadwork in the north state could cause delays in some areas.
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Showers will continue to move into the north state today, according to the National Weather Service.
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Times are hard. Budgets are lean. And the Shasta County supervisors want to double someone's pay?
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During the holidays, a shopping mall can be more like a shopping maul. One way to avoid that scene is to give books as Christmas gifts, since books can be bought online, painlessly.
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When a leader recognizes the ever-growing disparity between wealthy individuals and the middle class, those who aspire to join the middle class and of course the poor and then advocates for policies that might narrow that disparity, well I say bravo.
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We have our winners!
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Redding planning commissioners Tuesday approved changes to a map for a subdivision expected to be built next spring on the city's east side.
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Los Altos real estate developer and investor Craig T. Lund closed escrow Monday on 350 acres with 94 buildable lots in the upscale Vineyards at Anderson subdivision.
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Mercy Medical Center parent company Dignity Health plans to lay off roughly 40 employees by early next year.
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Dezeray Shaw had to make a major life change when she left Wyoming eight months ago.
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In 1912: Leslie Franck of French Gulch became the owner of the Bonny View tract of 500 acres, 2 miles south of Redding and lying between the railroad and the river. He planned to improve the 500 aces and farm the land intensively.
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Local charities this year are reporting an increased demand for services and resources as a sluggish local economy has left more people in need.
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When it's all added up, the special election to fill the state Senate seat vacated by Doug LaMalfa, who has moved on to Congress, could cost north state counties more than $1.7 million.
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Shasta County supervisors Tuesday approved a half-million-dollar contract for a Colorado company to run a day-reporting center for former state prison inmates, saying that spending more than twice the cost of the cheapest bid for the project is worth the likely payoff of working with a more experienced company.
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SACRAMENTO — The former Anderson police officer arrested Monday after being indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly raping a Millville woman he was taking to jail in May 2010 was arraigned Tuesday in U.S. District Court.
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School consolidation advocate Sharon Hunter will join the Shasta County Board of Education today.
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The Metropolitan Water District voted Tuesday to make raising Shasta Dam one of its legislative priorities for 2013, a move some state water watchers said is another step by the Southern California agency to go after more north state water.
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The Red Bluff Holiday Classic boys tournament usually showcases some of the top talent from California and Oregon.
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Some of the Northern Section's top-tier girls basketball teams descend on Red Bluff today.
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The Sutter Huskies saw their season come to an end Saturday with a 23-7 loss to Marin Catholic in the Division III Northern Regional playoff game. The Huskies finished 13-1 overall and had one of the finest seasons in school history, but how does the 2012 contingent at Sutter rank among the greatest teams in Northern Sectio
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Dear Babe: I have a Patrick Roy-autographed stick. It's a KOHO Revolution. I believe it's a 500 series stick. It's white with red and blue lettering. The signature is on the white blade. I won it in a raffle during the 1994 Rice Memorial Christmas Tournament in Burlington, Vt., while I was a manager of the Centr
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North state drivers continue to get relief at the pump.
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Burgettville was the first town in the Fall River Valley. It was established by blacksmith William Burgett in the late 1850s, who, after learning it was illegal to sell liquor within a mile of a military post, paced off approximately...
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I need to eat a late-night snack of crow with regard to a post yesterday about the Metropolitan Water District's designs on the McCloud River. The lower McCloud is very scenic and certainly feels wild, but it is not, strictly...
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I know it isn't technically winter yet, but today seemed like a winter day. There was low overcast all day and it was much colder than the previous week. Late in the afternoon I walked up the hill behind my house.
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We have our winners!
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Mt. Shasta Ski Team Announces Freeride Coach!
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One of Redding's oldest living Shasta Dam workers, Jim Brock, turns 100 years of age. Faith in God, loyalty to family and service to his country are the cornerstones of his life. Jim's story embodies the true spirit of the 'greatest generation'.
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Simpson University for Seniors is accepting students for spring classes that start in January. January courses cover a history of Christianity in its first five centuries (taught by the Rev. Jeffrey Smith) and a survey of American music (taught by Simpson music professor Dan Pinkston). Classes start Jan. 7.
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Peter Santino considers the year 1968 to be the beginning of his art making life and with the Exhibition at the End of Time, at the End of the World; he will mark his 44th year as an artist. On this occasion many who live near the North Coast of California will have the opportunity to see his work for the first ti
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Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookies
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Mary's Sugar Cookies
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Mrs. Claus' Fudge
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Browned Butter Shortbread Cup with Salted Caramel
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Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies
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Thumbprint Gingerbread Boys
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Walnut Rum Balls
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Cinnamon Roll Cookies
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Candy Cane Snowballs
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White Christmas Peppermint Meringues
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Chai Cookies
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Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies
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Times are hard. Budgets are lean. And the Shasta County supervisors want to double someone's pay?
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Regarding Alex Landi's "Politics of division will undermine our country" ("Speak Your Piece," Nov. 29):
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Violet's Brown Cookies
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SACRAMENTO — The former Anderson police officer arrested Monday after being indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly raping a Millville woman he was taking to jail in May 2010 was arraigned today in U.S. District Court.
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Paramedics today are headed to reports of a two vehicle wreck in which one vehicle crashed through a tree.
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How To Dispose Of Old Camper Trailers Now you see it… wait for it… now you don’t! Another great explosion video brought to you by the interweb. Someone must have left the gas on. The post How To Dispose Of Old Camp
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Shasta County supervisors this morning approved a contract for a Colorado-based company to run the yet-to-open day reporting center on Court Street, but at least two of them weren't very happy about it.
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Thieves stole around $10,000 worth of power tools and firearms from Geveden Industrial in Red Bluff, say deputies with the Tehama County Sheriff's Office.
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A man reported thieves have stolen carpet and two cabinets from a home on the 6900 block of Tombstone Court in Corning, deputies said.
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Did you know that nearly 1,500 Americans had signed a White House petition to create a state of Jefferson in Northern California and southern Oregon? It is apparently true, but I strongly dissent from High Country News' characterization of the...
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Gray Davis, recalled governor of California, tells Bloomberg News state salaries are too high: "I find it offensive that people who work for the state try to turn around and abuse the state through inflated overtime claims and lump-sum payouts,"...
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Mercy Medical Center parent Dignity Health plans to lay off roughly 50 employees by early next year, the company said today.
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We had been waiting to see what this fascinating castle-influenced foreclosure home ultimately sold for, and this week it closed escrow for $491,000. Back when it had been listed for $1.7M, the agent described it thus: &
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Here’s a rare 4 bedroom home not far from Anderson’s lovely River Park
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Redding police are looking today for four people who allegedly robbed two men at gunpoint Monday night and stole a car.
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If you stop by Hokema’s Vacuum and Sewing store you might just catch a glimpse of a passing whirlwind. Like the more powerful winds, she has a name: Gerda. You might see her on hands and knees gingerly unclogging a vacuum hose; or with spatula in hand, cheerfully serving cookies to budding sewing students. The [...]
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Road work in the north state could cause delays in some areas.
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Terri Lhuillier, a Stellar Charter School science teacher and avid fan of Redding's famed eagle couple, will give a presentation tonight on the birds at the Wintu Audubon Society's 7 p.m. meeting.
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Although today is expected to be mostly sunny, there's a 30 percent chance of rain after 4 p.m., and rain is likely tonight, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today's high should be near 59 degrees. Rain is likely after 10 p.m., and there's a 50 percent chance of showers on Wednesday. Wednesd
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A Feb. 1 preliminary hearing date was set today in Siskiyou County Superior Court for a 57-year-old McCloud man charged with murder in the 1997 death of a 15-year-old girl.
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On Monday, December 10, 2012, at approximately 9:53 p.m., Redding police officers responded to the 11000 block of Hawley Road in Redding for a reported home invasion robbery and carjacking. Officers interviewed the two male victim residents, ages 27 and 33. The investigation revealed two males and two females arrived at th
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A perfect four-win week against out-of-area teams has given Chico High's boys basketball team two more first-place votes with the release of the Northern Section Prep Basketball Media Poll on Monday.
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Foothill High and U-Prep's girls soccer teams took second place in their respective flights in the Foothill Winter Warm-up Invite at the Redding Soccer Park on Saturday.
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As an independent citizen but close student of local government, Gary Cadd has long been a vocal advocate of steps to make the business of the city of Redding and Shasta County more accessible to the public.
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No sooner had the new Democratic supermajorities in the state Legislature been sworn in than some of their members began pushing to make the least fair of all taxes easier to impose.
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Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga and The Black Keys will join the Rolling Stones on Saturday for the final concert marking the band's 50th anniversary.
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After reading Damon Authur's article about the state fire fee, I felt that some important information was left out.
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Terms frequently heard in legislative meeting are transparency and the Brown Act. Last Tuesday's council action to pass over Councilwoman Francie Sullivan is really disappointing to me based on transparency and the Brown Act.
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The headline on the front page of Thursday's paper read, "Passenger says officers shot first."
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On his way off to work, he kissed me goodbye, then stopped to raise an eyebrow. “You taste like tortilla chips,” he said suspicious­ly.
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The Redding area felon who led law enforcement officers on a vehicle chase punctuated by gunfire last week has been charged with first-degree attempted murder of two peace officers and a series of other crimes.
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KIXE on Monday announced a familiar face as the station's new general manager.
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SACRAMENTO — Former Anderson police officer Bryan Robert Benson, 28, was arrested Monday at the Shasta County probation office in Redding after being indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with a controversial 2010 sexual assault case.
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Shasta County supervisors today will vote on a half-million dollar contract with a Boulder-based company to run the planned day-reporting center for former state prison inmates now under local supervision, though a lease for the facility has yet to be signed.
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Five months after his downtown Redding warehouse was destroyed by fire, Stephen Will of Canteca Foods Inc. is getting ready to rebuild in the same location.
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Toy drive today at Rush Services
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Search-and-rescue teams found missing kayaker Shelbi Danielle Arno, of San Jose, Monday morning after suspending their search efforts Sunday because of darkness.
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Continuing his talks on restoring relevance to rural America, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack spoke to hundreds at Weaverville's Veteran's Memorial Hall on Monday night, telling the crowd that most of the country has lost sight of the opportunity and impact of farming.
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A man standing naked alongside Highway 44 in Redding Monday morning slowed the morning commute.
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Every Friday a small army of about 60 workers converges on a patch of undeveloped land along the Sacramento River in Redding.
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In 1912:Orders have been received at Coram to rip out more machinery from the Balaklala smelter. This time the two 350-horsepower electric motors in the Cottrell smoke-consuming plant will be taken out and shipped to Tacoma. The $30,000 brick smokestack at the plant is fast crumbling away, and there is some danger of it fal
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Police are searching for a silver 2002 Honda Accord that was reportedly stolen during a home-invasion robbery in Redding tonight.
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So on Saturday night I had some friends over for my annual Christmas party... The pink tree.The table. This was inbetween times that I was removing either Maggie May or Edith Ann from the center.
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The Bee's Dan Walters draws the world's attention to a new Census report detailing where Americans moved to and from within the country in 2011. The bottom line? California, once again, had a substantial domestic outflow. That is, more residents...
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The Redding area man who led law enforcement officers on a vehicle chase last week that included the exchanging of gunfire has been charged with first-degree attempted murder of two peace officers and a series of other crimes.
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SACRAMENTO — Former Anderson police officer Bryan Robert Benson, 28, was arrested today at the Shasta County probation office after being indicted in connection with a 2010 sexual assault case, it was announced this afternoon.
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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who's speaking in Weaverville tonight, stirred up the expected controversy over the weekend when it was reported that he called rural America "less and less relevant" as a force in American politics. I've read this...
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Crazy People At Mt. Shasta Mall Some people at the Mt. Shasta Mall having a little too much fun I think. I am willing to bet they came to the food court from the Rusty Nail.It’s also possible that they came from Bethel Church. Whoever they are they most certainly have the moves like Jagger! The post
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On the gritty side of this casino resort town near the Turkish border, three men in a hotel suite gathered in secret to talk about a deal for radioactive material.
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United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will hold a community meeting tonight in Weaverville.
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Q. In prayer, where is the balance between trust and action? In prayer trust is implicit in action, and action in trust; there is no meaningful way to separate the two. We tend to think of trust as emotion and action as — well, action. Both are the result of choice, and emotion can only follow; it cannot lead. In the film
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The deadline to register to vote in the Jan. 8 special election for the 4th Senate District is Dec. 24.
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Monkey Spotted At IKEA Store Shoppers at an Ikea home furnishings store in Toronto were shocked to spot a monkey dressed in a shearling coat roaming the store’s parking lot. Toronto police say the seven-month-old monkey escaped from its crate and managed to find his way outside of a parked car. [...]The pos
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After weeks of pouring through page after page on the Internet, studying grainy video, hearing reports of strange encounters and trying to make sense of archival photos from another era, Gary finally sees the Dragon. The graceful, fire-breathing creature made his grand entrance tonight in the night [...]The post
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Sidewalk Collapse In Turkey. Alright so the sinkhole cover up conspiracy plot thickens. The post Sidewalk Collapse In Turkey appeared first on Daily Dump.
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KIXE chose a familiar face today as its new general manager.
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Southern California's Metropolitan Water District, that's who. Dan Bacher, an environmentalist and journalist, writes here and here that the giant water district that mainly serves urban Southern California has a new item on its legislative agenda for the coming year:...
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The woman who died Sunday after her kayak tipped over in Clear Creek was Shelbi Danielle Arno of San Jose, the Shasta County Coroner's Office said this afternoon.
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Top Gear : Lotus Exige Car Review with Apache Helicopter Gunship – BBC Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond introduce the new Lotus Exige, specifically engineered for America. See Jeremy’s test drive and review of it here, as compared to the Apache helicopter – literally. The post
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A man standing naked alongside Highway 44 in Redding this morning slowed the morning commute. The man was reported on the side of eastbound 44 on the Sacramento River Bridge just after 7 a.m.
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It’s a 1300 sqft 3/2 on 2.1 acres in a very lovely setting next to a creek. The garage door shot
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A Red Bluff man who told police he was naked while looking for a lighter to smoke a cigarette was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of indecent exposure and peeping into a woman’s house.
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The Island House was built by Captain William Winters in 1876 for his family on a 100x200 yd. island in the Fall River just above where the falls were once located. It was a 2-story Victorian mansion with verandas, fireplaces,...
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A Redding woman was arrested early this morning on drug charges after a traffic stop in the area of Pernie Trail and David Trail.
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On December 4, Supervisors dealt a blow to the eastern portion of Shasta County, turning down a request from county staff for additional funds for a design and feasibility study for a new library in Burney. The proposal on Tuesday needed the support of four of the five supervisors.  This “super-majority” was required b
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A Jan. 8 trial date for an ex-California Highway Patrol officer accused of possessing child pornography and illegal assault weapons, among other criminal charges, was confirmed today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A Feb. 5 trial date was set today in Shasta County Superior Court for the Burney father charged with child endangerment and other criminal charges resulting from a shotgun blast that severely injured two of his three children.
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Road work in the north state could cause delays in some areas.
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Forecasters say today will be sunny and 65 degrees in the Redding area. The National Weather Service reports that winds will blow up to 9 mph, and tonight's low will drop to about 34 degrees. Expect a mostly sunny day on Tuesday, but a 50 percent chance of rain by Wednesday.
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Much as we might gaze up at the stars in wonder and let our imaginations run riot, the odds against ever connecting with an alien civilization are astronomically long.
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The recent murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, is a clear case of domestic violence and a disturbing reminder that this can happen to anyone. Recent comments from NBC Sports Commentator Bob Costas claiming this was an issue of gun control, or the fact Na
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Red Velvet is the Lady Gaga of layer cakes. Dramatic, over-the-top, in-your-face and artificially colored. You either love it or hate it.
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According to Yogi Berra's malapropism, this is deja vu all over again.
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Your editorial last Monday compliments retiring Haven Humane CEO Ray John for the excellent job he did in bringing Haven back from the disaster left behind by former CEO Norm Ryan. From all I have heard, these compliments are well deserved.
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Income tax for the middle class and poorer population must not increase. The cost of living continues to rise while wages stagnate or drop. Income tax for the top 2 percent must go up.
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I really hate to rain on anyone's parade. A Romney supporter to the end, I'm trying to face the consequences of the extension of an Obama presidency. Four more years!
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Despite his loss in the Redding City Council election, Dick Dickerson knows he'll stay visible in the community.
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Two men shot at home in Corning
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A Bay Area woman may have drowned in Clear Creek on Sunday afternoon after her kayak tipped over, but officials called off the search for her until this morning because of dangerous terrain they said would be too difficult to navigate at night.
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Shasta College is adding 61 classes — half of them online courses — to its spring semester lineup to avoid a bottleneck like the one in the fall when many students couldn't get the classes they wanted.
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In 1912: William Tomlin of Cottonwood, was lisping in his speech all because he tried to navigate the dark road to his farm west of Cottonwood in his automobile during a recent storm. He steered his car straight into a stump and was thrown out with such force that four of his front teeth were knocked out as clean as a whist
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Update from Shasta County Coroner's Office: VICTIM: Shelbi Danielle Arno (39 years old) SYNOPSIS: On 12/09/12 it was reported a kayaker drowned in Clear Creek. The body was recovered Monday, 12/10/12. The decedent was identified as Shelbi Arno. The next of kin has been notified and the Coroner’s Office Forensic Pathologis
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Tehama County sheriff’s officials are investigating an attempted homicide after two men reported that someone fired a gun at them.
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For my money, they're the satsuma mandarins sold this time of year by Dave Eurchuk (pictured) on Benton Drive next to the Lake Redding Golf Course. From Orland, 12 bucks for a 10-pound bag. There's no better orange than...
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Pulchritude and politics -- Hollywood comes to D.C.: Lauren Bacall sits atop the piano while Harry Truman plays at the National Press Club Canteen. The actress and the vice president were at the canteen, in February 1945, to entertain...
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For way too long, I've been writing down notes for flash pieces I wanted to write. Today, I decided to flesh on out. It felt wonderful.I hope you enjoy. Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
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A Bay Area woman may have drowned in Clear Creek on Sunday afternoon after her kayak tipped over, but officials called off the search for her until Monday morning because of dangerous terrain they said would be too difficult to navigate at night.
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A driver apparently crashed into a guardrail this afternoon on Victor Avenue in Redding.
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A motorcyclist crashed on China Gulch Drive in the Happy Valley area this morning, according to initial reports.
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    As you are aware, we are now beginning the second week of Advent. Many people have a difficult time differentiating between the seasons of Advent and Lent, yet they are significantly different. During the season of Lent, our focus as Catholics is on our sins, doing penance, and preparing for Easter. Adve
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Road work in the north state could cause delays in some areas.
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Temperatures will climb to around 63 degrees today as winds reach speeds up to 10 mph, the National Weather Service is reporting. Nighttime will cool things down to around 40 degrees, with the wind picking up slightly to 11 mph. Monday will bring winds up to 11 mph and temperatures around 65 degrees.
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I began my professional career straight out of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo as a business reporter at the local paper, and the best piece of advice I ever came across was contained in its archive.
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Chico State University officials are touring the dozen north state counties that the campus considers its core region, on a welcome mission to listen to local residents about their needs and ways the region's largest university could meet them.
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The chest pain started just at noon,
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California Watch has consistently stood behind its reporting on Prime Healthcare Services' aggressive Medicare billing practices.
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Sometimes you get a gift card that you can't or don't use. What can you do with it? This dilemma has led to the creation of a gift card resale market where you can snap up gift cards at a discount. Saving money while giving more value -- now that's a gift.
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Dear Debt Adviser: We were involved in a short sale in 2009 to help eliminate mortgage debt from two different lenders. We completed the short sale, though one of the loans is still on my credit report. It was originally charged off before being transferred to another loan company. The new company shows the loan as active.
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It never fails. You've got your list of all the folks you want to give gifts to. Suddenly you're in serious brain freeze with what to get them. It can't be just anything -- it has to be special, and more green this year.
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Ambassador Limousine offers chauffeuring services in Shasta County.
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Dear Readers: Since 2004 Straight Talk has been bringing you the "straight talk."
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Every town along the Humboldt coast has its own personality, and Ferndale -- population 1,372 -- has a reputation as a town for artists and craftsmen, and for the regional dairy industry and other agriculture. It's home to more than 15 antique shops and art galleries, the Ferndale Art and Cultural Center and the Ferndale Re
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The members of the Shasta Public Libraries Teen Advisory Board do not conform to the typical teen stereotype. The TAB, comprised of literary-minded volunteers, is giving back to the community this holiday season of its own volition. Typically the meetings involve book discussions, games, themed parties and competitions. How
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To many, the definition of a broken horse is one that has been trained to ride.
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Three years ago I began moving toward a whole-foods, organic diet once again, a decision that was for me a call and for my husband but a whisper. Recently when I returned to eating more vegetarian meals it surprised me that on most days he decided to join me.
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The first few days back from a trip are always a bit of an adjustment. After several years of rough re-entries back into real life, we've learned to give ourselves at least one buffer day at home before going back to work or school.
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Amy Pettus and Chad Cavender, both of Redding, were married Sept. 22, 2012, at the McCloud Hotel Bed and Breakfast in McCloud. A reception followed at the McCloud Mercantile Hotel. The Rev. Jim Dahl officiated. The bride is the daughter of Rod and Cheryl Pettus of Redding. She is a 2008 graduate of San Diego State Univers
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Now that so many of us rely on electronics to read, watch movies and listen to music, you may think giving gift cards is the only option to help fill out your loved one's media library this holiday season. Yet the generic ease of a gift card makes for an impersonal present.
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After so many years of preparing our annual Christmas cards, I thought we might be up to speed early this year and without the usual hitches. So, with an elfin attitude, I set about getting into gear for this year's early holiday mailing. Silly me; I should have known better.
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As I write this, my ever-reliable 2000 Honda Accord is in the shop, soaked from the flood that swamped our street early last Sunday morning.
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Paynes Creek resident Jessica McCoy gets a little choked up when she talks about what her lifelong friend is going through.
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SHASTA LAKE — Preseason tournaments are about growth.
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West Valley High's wrestling team finished second at the Red Bluff Holiday Classic dual meet on Saturday.
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When the Hornets are clicking, it promises to be a long night for the other side.
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What the Gonzalez family really wants for Christmas is full-time employment for dad Anthony. After a year of temporary odd jobs, Anthony is looking for something permanent and steady.
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In Templeton Fountaine IV's life, happiness is homegrown.
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Two women arrested in man's murder
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Terri Lhuillier makes a living teaching children about science, but the avid follower of Redding's famed eagle duo will share her know-how with a classroom of adults for the first time on Tuesday.
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Shasta County is planning a permanent housing facility for people with mental illnesses who are homeless or at risk of losing their homes.
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The photo was a copy of a postcard. The back of the postcard said: "Lookout House, October 20, 1914. A Forest Service Lookout House completed on top of Lassen Peak about a year before the eruptions began was entirely demolished...
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The first toll bridge across Cottonwood Creek was built by William Ludwig in 1855. The bridge stood at approximately the spot where Hooker Creek Road (in Tehama County) would run into Cottonwood Creek. Toll fees for his bridge were: 2...
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SEATTLE (AP) — The crowds of happy people lighting joints under Seattle's Space Needle early Thursday morning with nary a police officer in sight bespoke the new reality: Marijuana is legal under Washington state law.
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This was taken yesterday. So achingly beautiful, it brought a tear to my eyes. We live with these natural miracles every day, but it never gets old. Two glowing pink structures in snow and mist above the lake. This photo is my new screen background at 1920 X 1200 pixels, and if you click on it you can get it full size.
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The Gold Rush is back on, apparently. Buyers are snapping up the cheap homes.
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Shasta County Sheriff's investigators arrested a Redding man Friday after they say he allegedly sexually assaulted two teen girls.
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In 2009, I had the pleasure of interviewing botanical artist Susan Bazell on her passion and her work. Susan died of cancer on December 1, 2012. I am re-airing this interview in her honor and memory. Photo: A slow dripping bird bath along a path in Susan's woodland garden. A young but already nicely-sculptural manzanita [..
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Temperatures will rise to around 62 today, as wind picks up to almost 11 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Nightime temperatures will hover around 41, with winds around 9 mph. Sunday live up to its name as temperatures hit 63 under clear skies. Winds could reach 15 mph.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Relatives of a Giants fan who died after sustaining serious injuries during the World Series victory celebration are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.
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Two schools will be holding craft bazaars to raise money for programs today.
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Crafts and other goods will be for sale today at the Holiday Gift Boutique Extravaganza on Hilltop Drive.
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As Christmas approaches, companies and the U.S. Postal Service say there's still plenty of time to ensure gifts and care packages reach loved ones nationally.
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"Sharon Heywood has done an incredible thing for the community."
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Last week's column about burglary, crime and the parolee problem in Redding generated a good bit of comment, both online and addressed to my personal e-mail box. Among the e-mails was one from retired Redding police captain Gary Dirks.
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Forty thousand dollars for a hole in the ground? This is indeed Alice in Wonderland.
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As the House of Representatives, the Senate and the White House try to hammer out a compromise and avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff," I'd like to make a suggestion that could raise hundreds of millions of dollars each year: Tax all religious organizations.
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President Obama is asking about $50 billion from Congress for Hurricane Sandy relief.
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During the recent congressional primary race, U.S. Rep.-elect Doug LaMalfa joined the other candidates attending a political forum in declaring he would vote against increasing the nation's debt ceiling.
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In January, Doug La Malfa will take the required oath of office.
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To save American jobs, why not tax corporations more heavily for outsourcing than they would if they kept production here at home?
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The Foothill High girls tennis team won a NorCal playoff match, 5-2 over Lowell of San Francisco on Friday, before falling to Monte Vista of Danville in the quarterfinals.
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SHASTA LAKE — Shasta holding off Liberty Christian is becoming tradition this time of year.
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The Enterprise High girls basketball team might field one of the youngest lineups in the Northern Section, but its poise has yet to be tested.
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Four of five north state Pearl Harbor survivors gathered Friday outside the Shasta County Courthouse to observe the 71st anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack.
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Four of five north state Pearl Harbor survivors gathered Friday outside the Shasta County Courthouse to observe the 71st anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack.
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shipping deadlines
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Man critical after Red Bluff shooting
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Redding police arrested a 49-year-old Redding man Thursday after officers say he armed himself with a chain saw behind his locked bedroom door just more than a year-and-a-half after a similar incident when he revved up his saw and chased family members, trying to kill his sister.
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School officials tour region, gather community input
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Bringing more Chico State University research projects, student intern programs and technology resources to Shasta County were some of the suggestions that surfaced Friday afternoon during a brainstorming session at the Redding Library.
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Leaping to an assumption earlier this week about the motive behind Assemblyman Dahle's first bill, I might have been wrong to think it had anything to do with county officials' wrestling over AB 109. Without knowing all the details, I'm...
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office announced tonight its investigators had arrested two women on suspicion of murdering a man found at the bottom of a steep cliff.
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At least three Redding City Council members knew before last Tuesday's meeting of a reorganization plan to deny Francie Sullivan a turn as vice mayor, raising questions whether the conversations were legal under state open-meeting laws.
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Shasta hopes to place animals ahead of move
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Appellate court thwarts opponents
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Noelle's Raspberry Almond Shortbread
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Peppermint Filled Red Velvet Whoopies
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Peppermint Christmas Spiral Cookies
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Fantasy Fudge
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Chocolate Truffles
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Chocolate Peanut Squares Recipe
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Ginger Bread Men
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Pumpkin Bars
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Peppermint Cocoa Crinkles
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Cappuccino Cream Cheese Brownies
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Candy Cane Chocolate Fudge
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No-Bake Mint Bars
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Oatmeal Craisins Chocolate Chunk Cookies
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Peanut Butter Fudge
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Orange Cappucino Creams
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Cherry Date Holiday Balls
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Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar
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Persimmon Cookies
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Granny Gordon's Christmas Persimmon Cookies
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Cashew Macadamia Butter Walnut Cookies
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Walnut Hazelnut Cocoa Cookies
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Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
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Sherry's Chocolate Chip/Oatmeal/Bacon Cookies
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Cranberry Orange Fudge
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Both lanes of Highway 44 are open after a three-vehicle wreck had blocked the right-hand lane this evening.
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Patties, Rosettes and Tart Shells
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Mini Apricot Pineapple Pie
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Grama Irene's Oatmeal Walnut Cookies
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Chocolate Caramel Matzo
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Sugar Cookies and Royal Icing
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Congratulations to Old Timer who guessed it correctly as the Lookout House on top of Lassen Peak! Thank you everyone else for participating. And thank you to Jack's Grill for the great $25 prize! What a nice Christmas present. See...
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NEW YORK (AP) — TV Land says it has cast "Seinfeld" star Michael Richards in a pilot for a prospective new sitcom.
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Authorities say a man is in critical condition after being shot near the Red Bluff Municipal Airport today.
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PHOENIX - The world has had its fair share of failed predictions about the date of the apocalypse, but the one that's perhaps the most awaited is quickly approaching.
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As a volunteer driver for Veterans Affairs, Ed Miller has driven local veterans needing health needs from Lee County to the Bay Pines VA Healthcare center in St. Petersburg 182 times.
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A Red Bluff man, who led Tehama County sheriff’s deputies on a foot chase, was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of possessing stolen property.
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Blame AB 109 or Sheriff Bosenko or the drug culture for the socioeconomic troubles we see around Shasta County if you like, but they also reflect a broader American problem, if you're to believe this exploration of falling wages and...
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What was this and where was it? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win the prize plus an award certificate with your name and the mystery photo. Guesses...
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NASA recently published hi-def imagery of Earth at night. Redding is pointed out below. I was surprised at the brightness of our urban light, from miles above. Grants Pass, Medford, Klamath Falls. Fa
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Here’s a modern California Style home in a private setting not far out of town.
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Happy birthday to langenoire!
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Have I got a story for you! First off, it's been a hell of a week, eh? After everything my sump pump has been through, I should probably buy the poor, tired little guy a beer. And my tree - the tallest tree in the neighborhood, a huge evergreen, is still standing. Not all of [...]
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Work on Interstate 5 could lead to five-minute delays today.
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Today will be sunny and in the low 60s, the National Weather Service is reporting. Temperatures will climb to around 63 today, with a north wind reaching up to 11 mph. At night, temperatures will cool down to around 45, with winds around 13 mph. Saturday will be slightly cooler as temperatures reach 62 during the day as
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Senior citizens are welcome along with the general public to the to the Shasta County Christmas Craft Bazaar at the Senior Citizens Hall today.
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The good news from the latest monthly update to the Shasta County supervisors on progress in adjusting to the prison "realignment": Since Sheriff Tom Bosenko opened the third floor of the jail this July, far fewer criminal defendants are dodging their arraignments.
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Let's understand President Obama's strategy in the "fiscal cliff" negotiations. It has nothing to do with economics or real fiscal reform. This is entirely about politics. It's Phase 2 of the 2012 campaign. The election returned him to office. The fiscal cliff negotiations are designed to break the Repub
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Recently I was shopping and overheard a clerk tell a customer several Christmas jokes, both about schizophrenics. I was deeply hurt and saddened.
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Whenever the Social Security Administration collects more money in taxes than it pays out in benefits, it is required by law to loan the surplus to the federal government. In return the SSA receives a U.S. Treasury bond for the amount loaned to the government.
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About this fire "fee." Just don't pay it. Simple enough?
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Three hit-and-runs near Lakehead
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In response to complaints from off-road enthusiasts and local officials, the Shasta-Trinity National Forest has opened an additional 100 miles of forest roads to off-highway vehicles.
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Shasta County planning commissioners next week will weigh a use permit for a solar plant in the Intermountain area pitched by a renewable energy company from Texas.
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Looking to provide a year-round supply of fresh vegetables to its clients, the Good News Rescue Mission is eyeing building a greenhouse on a vacant lot the agency has owned for decades.
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Winning when shots are going down easily is like hitting off a tee. When things get ugly, that's when a basketball team's character comes to light.
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By now, north state residents trying to talk to U.S. Rep. Wally Herger have discovered they'll need to call long distance.
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PG&E offers customer discounts
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Bethel Church has paid $3 million for the former Budget truck rental call center on Lake Boulevard.
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Officials with the Good News Rescue Mission Thursday said their distribution center and administrative office suffered "severe damage" after flooding during last week's heavy downpour.
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At its peak, there were more than 90 members of a local chapter of Pearl Harbor survivors after it started in 1981.
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A Redding man suspected of burglarizing two restaurants and a pharmacy earlier this year was arrested again Wednesday for another break-in, this time allegedly posing as a police officer in a home invasion late last month and then stealing from the 87-year-old resident of the house.
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SHASTA LAKE – Central Valley High's boys basketball team doesn't have the go-to scoring threat it's had the past few years.
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The search from Shasta County for life in outer space is expected to get a significant boost over the next two years.
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When General John Fremont saw this spot in 1846 he named the river Fall River for its many falls and cascades. The water no longer cascades over the boulders because it has been diverted through a tunnel at the Intake...
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A Redding man is in custody after officers say he was acting dangerous while armed with a chainsaw a year-and-a-half after he was arrested for chasing family members with a chainsaw.
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Have a great birthday, anigo!
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Shasta County Public Health seeks fitness instructor volunteers.
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Toll roads were common in early Shasta County. All were privately built and owned. Tolls were used to maintain the roads.
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Jeez, it's been a long time since I made a post of any consequence. I guess I was waiting until I had enough tidbits to make up something worth reading. I don't know if this qualifies, but here we go anyway.Last weekend we had a major rainstorm along with huge winds, so it was a good day to stay inside and bake,
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Tyler Burton is moving upward.
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Two people from Portland, Ore., have been charged with allegedly trafficking methamphetamine after being stopped by Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
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Bethel Church has paid $3 million for the former Budget truck rental call center on Lake Boulevard.
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Three hit-and-run wrecks involving a gray truck have been reported this afternoon near northbound Interstate 5 at Lakehead.
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Officials with the Good News Rescue Mission said today last week’s deluge that continued through the weekend flooded the agency’s distribution center and administrative office.
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The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office reports deputies made five drug arrests over a near 24-hour period between Wednesday and early today.
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Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Released. Alright I can’t wait to see this freaking movie but I really hope they don’t intend on butchering the Star Trek timleline any further like they did in the last movie. Oh yeah let’s just blow up planet Vulcan and pretend nothing changed!This movie does look [...
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Here’s a diminutive West Redding home. How much space do you really need?
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Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies detained a Shingletown man early today after he fired a shot into a wall inside his home.
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I love heartwarming headlines that reveal human nature. One such truth -- no matter how badly you’ve screwed up, there’s always someone more inept. Proof? Minnesota’s Moon Rocks Missing No More. Ah, the “Gopher State,” their motto? “’Star of the North’ - Because We Can’t Find Our Moon Rocks.” Their offi
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After days of gray skies and intermittent rain, the Redding area is scheduled for a return to its signature sunshine today. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high of 58 degrees and a low tonight of 40 degrees. The rest of the week should be sunny as well, with sunshine predicted for Saturda
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Work on Interstate 5 could lead to five-minute delays today.
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Sunny days are returning to Shasta County. The National Weather Service reports that today and Friday will both be sunny, with a high around 60. Tonight, temperatures will cool to around 40 under clear skies.
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The stakes in the hoo-hah over whether Francie Sullivan gets to be vice mayor of Redding for the next year? Trivial, for the average city resident and even for Sullivan.
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Memories are short, which is lucky for politicians. Consider the current debate over the letting the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy expire, and the largely forgotten rationale for cutting taxes in the first place.
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Next Valentine’s Day Jim and Mike Norvell will celebrate a big anniversary -- 10 years since they opened Fat Daddy’s Gourmet BBQ on Hartnell Ave. in east Redding, a milestone attributable to a down-home and tasty product, award-winning proprietary sauces and a lot of hard work in a tough economy and an increasingly comp
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Country music is all over the dial, but it’s a little harder to find some good old-fashioned, straight-up, tumbleweed twirling, spur-jingling western music.
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Singer/songwriter Ryan Marchand's latest album is a collection of contemporary pop songs with fun, gutsy melodies that "encourages the tunes to get stuck in people’s heads." It's a concept album based on a vision Marchand had about a couple who are both stranded out at sea in their own boats, bouncing from island to islan
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Don’t be surprised if you instantly feel comfortable upon entering Grace Place Tea House and Gift Boutique in Redding.
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Alana Burke is well known for non sequiturs and logical disconnects while heaping opprobrium on anyone to the left of the French monarchy. However, her offering printed Dec. 2, claiming that Obama's agenda will cause collapse, was pretty spectacular even for her.
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Redding tattoo artist Jamie Davies' run on "Ink Master" ended with controversy Tuesday night.
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Eighth-grader Jon Momsen raced through the Shasta Lake School gymnasium Tuesday, trying to keep up with kindergartners Dulces Chacon and Austin Griner as they went from scales to clocks to calendars during the school's Math Festival.
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It wasn't a big crowd, but the air of protest was still evident at the Shasta County Social Services Office on Wednesday, where opponents of potential cuts held a demonstration over the controversial federal proposal to slash the Social Security budget.
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A $150 fire fee that has drawn sharp criticism from rural officials statewide as an illegal tax was made permanent Wednesday.
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CORNING — Visitors can watch, then taste as nearly 1,000 gallons of extra-virgin olive oil is milled Saturday at the Lucero family's annual Winter Crush.
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"It is business, but it's not the kind of business I want," said Jay Gibson, owner of Gibson Heating and Air Conditioning.
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Detectives say a man who led officers on a Tuesday morning chase fired at the officers first, but one of his passengers says the driver never shot at any officers — he was shot in the back while running from them.
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The Lehigh Classic is back on track. The 19th edition of the boys basketball tournament held at Central Valley High School begins today with a full field after being unable to fill an eight-team bracket for the first time last season.
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The Enterprise High volleyball team followed its Northern Section Division III championship and Sac River League title with three all-league selections.
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The Enterprise High girls soccer team defeated Shasta 7-1 on Wednesday.
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On Dec. 12, 1974, the girls got their own version of Mr. Basketball's tournament.
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Allie Maxwell almost had tragic timing. Instead, her dream continues.
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Samuel Burney was murdered on Preadmore's homestead where he was residing as his caretaker. Burney was one of the first Burney Valley settlers. However, he didn't live there very long - arrived in 1858 and was murdered only four...
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Attempted murder hearing delayed
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Homespun Craft Fair at fairgrounds
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Police say they've arrested a man who, pretending to be a police officer, told an elderly woman to lock herself in the bathroom and stole jewelry and other valuables, including her vehicle.
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Police say they've arrested a man who, pretending to be a police officer, told an elderly woman to lock herself in the bathroom and stole jewelry and other valuables, including her vehicle.
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Thursday, Dec. 6, 2000, began like any other day for Susan Guiton's family.
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Q: My name is Elizabeth and earlier this year I had weight loss surgery. I am interested in finding out how often I need to do weight lifting exercises to tone the excess fat that is slowly becoming flabby. I had the vertical sleeve surgery so I am not losing as quickly as someone who has had gastric bypass but I have dropp
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There are three steps to help those with suicidal intentions: prevention, intervention and treatment.
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Hidden salt adds up; check labels
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Currently there are many studies and tests about the benefits of vitamin D, also known as "the sunshine vitamin."
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A rash of thefts of commercial air conditioning units is keeping Redding contractors busy. “It is business, but it’s not the kind of business I want,” said Jay Gibson, owner of Gibson Heating and Air Conditioning.
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So announces the chairman's office. A good place for our region's next congressman to have some sway over the north state's very important forest and water issues....
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A man wanted on at least four felony warrants slipped a search perimeter in west Redding this afternoon after police, with help from a California Highway Patrol helicopter, combed the area for him.
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Trying to jog my memory about other recent occasions when local councils have snubbed members whose "turn" it was to be a mayor, vice mayor or what have you -- which not only happened to Francie Sullivan last night, but...
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The December meeting of Writers forum will showcase members by offering the opportunity to read up to 5 minutes from their original works. Upon arrival at the meeting, members can sign in and read on a first-come-first-read basis. Members who have not yet paid their annual membership fee of $20, may pay at the door [...]
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Floral designer and instructor Darlene Montgomery leads this creative and fun holiday workshop. Each participant will create their own fresh, full-size holiday wreath for the front door or family room. All materials provided. Space is limited to 12 participants (adults and youths 16 or older). Pre-registration required, cal
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A Red Bluff woman was recently sentenced to 120 days in Tehama County Jail because she allegedly embezzled around $18,000 from the city's funds, the Tehama County District Attorney's Office announced today.
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A Red Bluff home caught fire early this morning, but officials said no one was there when it happened.
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According to Supervisor Glenn Hawes, from today's story on the proposed community corrections center on Court Street: "That's our biggest enemy in this county right there," he said. "Hawes was referring to the "NIMBys" that he said have been the...
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See something new here every day. Govt. foreclosure home with cozy Christmas deco images.
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I picked up an O Magazine at the market the other day. Who doesn’t love Oprah’s Favorite Things List? As I perused the cover I realized that she had included a list of “ways to relax” inside the magazine, and as I looked up, I realized that almost every single December issue of a magazine displayed before me [...
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Work on Interstate 5 could lead to five-minute delays today.
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Rain will continue today through the morning and taper by the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
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BREMERTON, Wash. — A 20-year-old Belfair man has been charged with assault after he allegedly put methamphetamine in his wife's cigarette without her knowledge.
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The strings will be strummed and the brass blaring as students at the Shasta College Theater provide a concert tonight.
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We'd have thought that the long but ultimately successful struggle to build the new library in Redding would have taught the appropriate lessons in patiently peering beyond the horizon, but apparently Shasta County is going to have to learn those lessons all over again.
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Amid all the political and media hoopla about the "fiscal cliff" crisis, there are a few facts that are worth noting.
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I would like to thank the registered voters of the city of Shasta Lake for voting for me. I am humbled by the amount of votes I received on Nov. 6.
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I heard on the news last night that they're coming out with a birth control pill for men.
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After reading "Judge upholds local gun laws" in San Francisco the other day, I'm sure all the gang-bangers and unlawful people will like it.
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The real mystery about the eight-hour attack on our embassy on the anniversary of 9/11 is the whereabouts of our commander in chief for seven-and-a-half hours while four brave Americans, including our ambassador, were being brutally assassinated.
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Re: Henry Fleming's "World must unite against terrorists": My question is who will decide which of us will wear that scarlet letter.
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The opening of Shasta County's much-anticipated community corrections center for former state prison inmates now under county supervision has been delayed for another month.
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A chase that started this morning in Cottonwood ended with a man and a pregnant woman shot by California Highway Patrol officers.
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A chase that started this morning in Cottonwood ended with a man and a pregnant woman shot by California Highway Patrol officers.
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A wrong-way driver Tuesday night caused at least three crashes that snarled traffic on Highway 44 near downtown Redding.
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The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church will hold its monthly thrift shop sale Friday and Saturday.
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RED BLUFF— Tehama County supervisors Tuesday agreed to use a new tool to handle eyesores, but only after they got an earful from some people attending their meeting.
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Spurred by the city's decision to slash traffic and sewer impact fees, housing starts in Redding in 2012 have nearly equaled the prior two years combined.
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J.F. Shea workers pour concrete and work to secure a drainage pipe Tuesday at Middle Creek Road and Highway 299. Recent storms damaged the culvert near Shasta. The California Department of Transportation says it expects to be working on the culvert for the next two weeks. The work means that Highway 299 traffic is restrict
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In 1912: The Globe Mining company's new $2,000 auto truck was wrecked this side of Shasta on Saturday afternoon. Ten horses were taken to the scene this morning and it was expected that they would be able to pull the wreck up from the bottom of the canyon.
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Redding broke with its tradition of rotating the City Council's top positions Tuesday night, denying Francie Sullivan a term as vice mayor in favor of Patrick Jones.
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SHASTA LAKE — For Councilwoman Lori Chapman-Sifers, last month's election to the City Council is so far the culmination of a decade of service to her community.
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So, within about 90 seconds of taking his seat as a newly sworn-in member of the Redding City Council, Gary Cadd managed to make a stir. It is routine and customary for the Redding city councilors to take turns acting...
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The road was originally known as Ballard's Toll Road and was built by James L. Ballard in 1871 down the Pit River Canyon to Burney Valley, thence to Millville. It competed with Baker's Road. In 1872, the road was purchased...
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A wrong-way driver was being blamed this evening by causing multiple traffic accidents on Highway 44 in Redding.
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A wrong-way driver was being blamed this evening by causing multiple traffic accidents on Highway 44 in Redding.
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A wrong-way driver is being blamed this evening for causing multiple traffic crashes on Highway 44 near downtown Redding.
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Brian Dahle was sworn in as a member of the Assembly yesterday, and he promptly introduced his first bill, AB 36. What's his top priority? Nothing related to farms or the economy -- the issues that were the heart of...
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Plans for a community corrections center for former state prison inmates back in Shasta County have been delayed.
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I missed the invocation, myself, but I knew form the agenda that the Shasta County supervisors would have an unusual prayer to open the meeting --- one led by Rajan Zed, whose announcement declares Zed "a Hindu statesman" and...
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A fallen Oak tree is reportedly blocking both directions of Highway 44 near Shingletown today.
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The pre-storm forecasters' hype was pretty heavy leading into this weekend, and -- depending on your neighborhood -- it might have seemed a bit much. But it was simply epic in Butte County, and Lake Oroville shows it. From Thursday...
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Young Reason Sophia Spicer is the fruit of one website's dialog -- the fun-loving libertarian blog Hit&Run, by the editors of Reason magazine. Any Redding.com babies out there?...
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The Redding man accused of murdering his brother in August with a weightlifting bar was ordered today to stand trial by a Shasta County Superior Court judge.
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Snowman Scare Prank. And you thought that scare pranks were only meant for the Halloween season but you were so wrong. Check out this hilarious snowman prank. I especially like the added “drop the sign routine” used in this video to bait the prey. Happy Holidays! The post
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How To Keep Cats Off The Counter Need to keep the cats off the counter? Carefully place sheets of hair removal paper around a paper towel with food on it. Lure them with the food … and wait. Don’t forget to record it! The post
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Florida menorah vandalized with the words ‘You Killed Jesus’ Alright I want to know where Mel Gibson was when this happened! A large menorah on display in Miami Beach was vandalized Sunday night with the words, “You Killed Jesus” written in black graffiti at the base of the religious symbol, [...]
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Parents picking up students at West Valley High School this afternoon will need to take Happy Valley Road from the north, as authorities expect a road closure to continue blocking traffic on Gas Point Road until about 6 p.m.
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Shasta County supervisors this morning decided not to spend any more money on a design study for a new library in Burney, darkening the longtime hope of an upgraded facility in the intermountain town.
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Two people were injured this afternoon in a head-on traffic accident on Bowman Road.
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So says a to-the-point announcement from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: JOINT STATEMENT OF DR. PAUL R. HOUSER AND THE BUREAU OF RECLAMATION Washington, DC -- The Bureau of Reclamation and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), who represent Dr....
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Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 04, 2012 Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced Monday that they will temporarily halt all bank repossessions and evictions beginning in mid-December until Jan. 2, 2013. The temporary foreclosure suspension goes …
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Mike Higley has a “zest for life,” says his friend and fellow fossil hunter Johnny Rhea. Af­ter putting in long hours mak­ing custom window frames at a plant in Red Bluff, Higley heads out to the countryside whenever he can, looking for old bones. For an amateur pa­leontologist with no degree in the field, Higley has
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A chase that started this morning in Cottonwood ended with at least two people shot by California Highway Patrol officers.
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SHASTA LAKE — City officials this week announced they've hired a new finance director to fill the vacancy left by John Duckett’s promotion to city manager.
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Tehama County sheriff’s deputies said they found drugs on a 37-year-old Gerber man while serving three felony warrants Monday for his arrest.
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Italians Almost Get Taken Out By Tornado. Soemthing tells me the people filming this should have seen this coming and moved a little sooner. I’m just sayin’ hey giant tornado heading this way … Now would be a good time to leave. The post
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Bridal season starts in January so I’m starting a series of articles on altering wedding gowns. I get calls all the time asking if I can do alterations on gowns for the next month or even the next weekend. “Last minute brides” are a problem with other alterationists I talk with, too, but we expect [...]
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On September 12, 2012, The Village Voice wrote a not-complimentary review of the new restaurant opened in Times Square by celebrity TV chef Guy Fieri.  Three weeks later on October 2,  the New York Observer published a scathing review of Guy's American Kitchen and Bar, which can be read here.  The same day, October 2,
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The winners of last month’s City Council elections in Shasta Lake in Anderson will take their seats today, though the makeup of both bodies will remain mostly familiar.
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National Weather Service forecasters expect rain today and Wednesday followed by at least two days of mostly sunny skies. As much a half-inch could hit Redding today, forecasters said. The high should be about 53 degrees with light wind and the overnight low will drop slightly to 51 degrees with another half-inch of rain ex
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A 50-year-old Redding man accused of killing his older brother in August after a fight about weightlifting is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Buddy and Debbie Myers thought the weekend storm that swamped the north state had spared their Churn Creek Bottom home when they got up Sunday.
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In survey after survey over the past decade, majorities of American voters have told pollsters that they want politicians who can work with the other side and compromise in the face of differing opinions and divided government.
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You didn't hear a word about homeless veterans in President Obama's State of the Union speech last January and chances are you won't hear anything from him about those vets next month, either, unless it's a boilerplate homage for their contributions to American freedom.
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Recently I participated in the ballot recount for the Redding City Council position held at the Shasta County elections office. What I had anticipated would be a mundane, tedious and monotonous experience turned out to be interesting and very informative.
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In response to Donald Smith's letter to the editor ("Unions have had their day,"), it's apparent you got yours and to heck with anyone else.
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Every holiday is differ­ent. Like the people we love, no two are quite the same. We can try to hang onto our traditions. I know I have. I bet you have, too. But the more we try to relive the past, the more life likes to laugh and say, “Sorry, that was then, this is now.”
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The state of California wants to return $39,000 in undelivered tax refunds to Shasta County.
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ANDERSON — Two of four majestic oak trees that stood for hundreds of years here were felled Monday, much to the sadness of tenants of an apartment complex who adored their grace and beauty.
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The push for a revamped library in Burney is still under way, but Shasta County supervisors today have to decide whether they want to spend almost twice the original estimate of $40,000 on a design study for the latent project.
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DUNSMUIR — Pairing traditional Christmas fare and youth-oriented winter sports, the city's first annual Winterfest and Rail Jam begins Friday.
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As the holiday season approaches and shoppers begin searching for the perfect gifts, and prices, police say another group is keeping their eyes peeled for opportunities — thieves.
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The 71-year-old Lakehead man charged with misdemeanor battery in connection with the death of an 81-year-old Paynes Creek man following a fight in the parking lot of the Redding Costco is mulling a plea bargain offer, his defense attorney said Monday.
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1912: Because Anderson did not have a pest house, the town's calaboose was put into use as one. Two men have been diagnosed with diphtheria. Ernest Hennessy, an employee in the box factory, will have to stay there in quarantine. The other patient Rotly Adams, is on the way to recovery.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County is looking at a new approach to code enforcement and nuisance abatement.
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No league implications. No tournament brackets. No Friday night marquee.
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The Enterprise High girls basketball team used a nonconference win over previously top-ranked Chico on Monday to vault to the top of the latest Northern Section Basketball Media Poll released Monday.
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Anderson Mayor James Yarbrough, 64, was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after suffering an apparent heart attack during a Shasta Live! business meeting.
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Last chance: if you would like a Christmas card from me, please leave your address in the comments (which are screened for your privacy).
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SACRAMENTO - A Redding man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court to 15 months in prison for mail fraud in a fraudulent investment scheme, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
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The criminal case of the Mountain Gate man accused of hacking two people to death with a wood-splitting maul in February was reinstated today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Larry Russell, Round Mountain
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You didn't hear a word about homeless veterans in President Obama's State of the Union speech last January and chances are you won't hear anything from him about those vets next month, either, unless it's a boilerplate homage for their contributions to American freedom.
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Sally Rapoza, Redding
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Red Bluff police say a 62-year-old city resident tried to stab a woman to death Sunday, but was foiled when a neighbor overheard her cries for help and thwacked him with a small table to save her.
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Jack's Backbone Ridge (see photo) is located near Magee Peak and was named for long, lean, and lanky Jack (last name unknown), the hired hand of J. M. Simmons. Supposedly Simmons was watching Jack wash his clothes while stooped over...
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Sheriff's deputies and medics this afternoon are responding to a Mountain Gate home for a report of a knife slashing.
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The California Department of Transportation today cautioned drivers on Highway 299 west of Redding to expect delays as crews have started repairs on a culvert damaged by recent storms.
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As Dave Benda wrote the other day, home construction and with it lumber prices are both seeing a rebound, though hardly to boom levels. But National Geographic has an article in the current issue about a phenomenon that could really...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES ROGUE RIVER, Shady Cove — Still fishable, believe it or not, from the hatchery down to Casey Park, where it’s still flowing clear enough for some decent steelhead fishing, according to Dave Pritchess at The Fishin’ Hole in Shady Cove. He said
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Voices of Faith — Ancient rock-carvings were stolen from a rock cliff face in Sierra Nevada. What would be your faith-based reaction to desecration of such objects?
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Deputies in Tehama County said they arrested a 59-year-old man Friday after a high-speed chase and crash near Los Molinos.
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The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 30-year-old transient Friday after a burglary in the Cottonwood area, deputies said.
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Some downtown motels have been deservedly getting a bad rap recently, but TripAdvisor's users -- in my experience, not a bad a reliable guide -- have generally high praise for the management and the newly remodeled rooms at the Thunderbird...
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F-16 Crazy Low Pass. Nothing quite like a fly by video to start your Monday morning off. The post F-16 Crazy Low Pass appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Extremely Scary Corpse Elevator Prank in Brazil 2. It wasn’t bad enough that this prank show scared the crap out of all of the people in the first elevator prank but now they have taken it a step further. It’s still funny though The post
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Walking through the downtown Redding Mall with my daughter in one hand and my hungry camera in the other we leaned into a whistling wind searching for our familiar Redding Christmas tradition: The Lighting of “The Tree.” [cue the Witch’s Theme here…] The adventure was about to twist! The rains held off as we headed
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The north state's streak of windy, rainy and altogether stormy weather will likely ease for today. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento say the high should reach 58 degrees under partly sunny skies. They're calling for a 30 percent chance of rain, though it won't hit until after 4 p.m. Calm winds around
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Work on Interstate 5 could lead to five-minute delays today.
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COSTA MESA — A volunteer Sunday school teacher at an Orange County Christian church has been arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with a child.
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Mission accomplished.
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We elders — really elders — might not know a Twinkie if we met one. Adults not quite as old will remember the famed "Twinkie defense."
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It appears to me that neither Democrats nor Republicans in Washington are serious about making meaningful changes in the way our government collects and spends money. Instead, the focus seems to be on what each can do to make the other party look bad.
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Regarding the news of 112 people killed in a garment factory in Bangladesh.
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Ryan Revnak and Zach Sigler are finding a lot of dead fish in the Sacramento River this year, and that's just what they like to see.
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The brisk, stormy weather plaguing the north state for days finally calmed down on Sunday, but not before swamping countless streets with water that flowed out of swollen creeks and trees that toppled into homes and roadways during the peak of the storm.
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In 1912: The gold dredger of the United States Gold Dredging Co. was once more at rest on the bottom of the Sacramento River, halfway between Redding and Middle Creek. About half the hull was above the water line. The gold was on the river bottom because the boat was not properly equipped to save the gold profitably.
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2012 Redding Lighted Christmas Parade Results
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by Dominic Mallari “The mission of the Student Health and Wellness Office is to offer holistic mental and physical health services that contribute to student retention and promote lifelong well-being.” If you are ever in need of treatment for small injuries, maladies, or psychological issu
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by Dominic Mallari Most people attend sports games to support their favorite teams. That’s what I had in mind when I walked into the Thompson Field at Shasta High School on October 26, 2012 to watch the Riverbowl; the renown football game between Shasta and Enterprise High Schools. For years, the two
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Written by Dominic Mallari Shortly before 10:00am on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, I walk into Room 802 for another entertaining session of History of Jazz and Rock (MUS 11) that is taught exclusively by the zealous Dr. Larry Gr
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Written by Dominic Mallari Most of us know Mark Blaser as a chemistry or physical science instructor here at Shasta College, where he, along with his wife and fellow science teacher Susan Burnett, has been teaching for the past sixteen yea
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An Anderson woman reported this afternoon that an unknown man walked into her Diamond Street residence and stabbed her in the hand with her own kitchen knife, dispatchers said.
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One of the most significant drawings by Italian master Raphael in private hands is up for auction in London.
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Benicio Del Toro didn't wait long to collect on a favor that Oliver Stone owed him for working extra hours on the set of his most recent movie, "Savages," released this year.
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Dani Acosta “The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways–I to die and you to live. Which is the better, only God knows.” Those are the final words ever spoken by the famous Socrates after having been sentenced to death by poison. In 339 B.C., Socrates was accused of corruption of the youth and
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Guest columns coming soon!
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A woman hit and pinned under a car outside Win River Casino has died, a hospital nursing supervisor said today.
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Students in service coming soon!
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Local news coming soon!
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More than 2,000 customers are without power this morning, with the largest outages concentrated in Redding, Burney and Shingletown. Flooding problems are expected throughout the morning, as well.
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A local church will hold a gift fair today where attendees can purchase presents from nonprofits.
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A music performance will take place today at the Redding Library.
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Simpson University will host a concert today, "For Unto Us … a Christmas Celebration," along with a silent auction, to benefit its music department.
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The red tree is on fire again. Every year about this time it lights up like a torch, red flames waving in the breeze. It's a young tree growing slowly in hard red dirt on the hillside not too far up the street from our front door.
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Take a moment from your holiday celebrations and think to January. The next three Bon Voyage columns highlight cool winter destinations at some of the many spots close to Redding. Weekend packages make great holiday gifts, are usually less expensive after the holidays, and are a nice way to start the year.
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Why so glum, chum? The latest Bankrate.com Financial Security Index shows Americans are still in a sour economic mood.
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Dear Straight Talk: As a parent, I find your column very helpful. I have a situation I've not read about. Over the past two weeks, I kept asking my youngest about his homework assignment and he kept saying he had it handled. It turned out he had barely started it. He is a high school freshman. Can anyone explain why he woul
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After more than five years in this job, I still talk to folks who believe the Record Searchlight has it out for Shasta Regional Medical Center, going back before my time to the cardiac surgery scandal.
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The lame-duck session of Congress will run through December, but Rep. Wally Herger was already saying good-bye last week, as he offered a retirement address to the House where he served 26 years as a member.
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During President Obama's first term, there was speculation about whether he rose to the highest position in the land via wealthy puppet masters. Whether or not there are strings attached to his ascent, more worrisome are the entitlement strings that he currently holds in his own hands. These strings are ties that bind, and
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In January 2000, I bought a new GMC Yukon. It was expensive and averaged about 15 miles per gallon, but gas cost just $1.50 per gallon, or 10 cents per mile. Prudhoe Bay, the North Sea, and Mexico were all overflowing with cheap oil. I believed then, as the Record Searchlight believes now, that the world's geologists wo
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I just received the a bill for the fire tax of $115 for "prevention" efforts. That small amount of money will not even touch a true prevention effort to prevent wildfires. We have spent thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours making our five acres and house defensible. Now we are supposed to pay a tax on top of a
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Incumbent Dick Dickerson lost his Redding City Council seat to Gary Cadd by 11 votes.
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I wholeheartedly agree with Silas Lyons' column on holiday shopping. People who leave their Thanksgiving tables to head for the stores need to rethink their priorities.
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Silas Lyons' column last Sunday correctly identified the Thanksgiving shopping orgy (like sharks in a feeding frenzy) as another evidence of cultural decay. It was disgusting.
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I always read your Sunday commentary, as well as "Letters to the Editor." Usually you are a moderate, sensible person that I can agree with or at least see your point of view.
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Thousands of people are still coming to visit the western North Carolina forest where the movie "The Hunger Games" was filmed.
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Hank Philippi Ryan's recent novel, "The Other Woman," has this attention-getting quote: "You can choose your sin but you cannot choose your consequences."
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Every summer we camp with our three children, and the Southwest was our destination this past June.
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Jessica Marie Goncalves and Scott Raymond Hayden were married on Aug. 3, 2012, in San Diego. They celebrated on Oct. 6, 2012, at the Fiesta Americana Grand Hotel in Mexico. The bride is the daughter of Joao and Lucy Goncalves. She was born and raised on Long Island, N.Y. She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy High School
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies say they found stolen property a block away from a victim's home in the city of Shasta Lake on Friday, and a key part of their investigation was aided because the victim had applied markings to his property.
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Thousands of spectators turned out for Redding's annual Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday night, waving to Santa Claus at the forefront of the approximately 70 floats after he'd swapped his reindeer for a sled lit up by colorful lights.
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RED BLUFF — It's not exactly the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary tour, but Tehama County supervisors are going live.
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Redding Electric Utility's call center may soon be operating from the Midwest.
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After more than 10 years of efforts, the U.S. Forest Service is closer to owning all of one of the tallest peaks in California.
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WASHINGTON — In front of a room full of fellow freshman members of the House, staffers and media, Rep.-elect Doug LaMalfa stood up, straightened his suit coat and proceeded to moonwalk across the room.
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By most appearances, Redding's health benefits battle with its electrical workers' union is poised to test whether local government can reform their pension and benefits system.
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While rain was sparse Saturday morning and afternoon in the Redding area, a final downpour in a series of storms was set to roll into Shasta County on Saturday evening, bringing with it the possibilities of flooding from the Sacramento River.
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PALO CEDRO — One week down and the Enterprise boys basketball team has established the tenacity and tempo with which they want to play.
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ANDERSON — Daisy Brose said hello to the show by taking the Cubs' tournament title from them on their own floor.
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The Shasta High boys soccer team won the Flight A Championship by defeating Gridley 2-1 at the Foothill Warm Up Soccer Invitational at Redding Soccer Park on Saturday.
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Simpson University will host a concert today, along with a silent auction, to benefit its music department.
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Emergency personnel are headed to reports of an overturned sedan in which a person may be trapped this evening.
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In 1912: The Shasta Limited, operating between San Francisco and Seattle, will be greatly improved and made an extra fare train deluxe beginning Jan. 1, 1913. The extra fare would be $3. The train would be provided with such modern conveniences as a barber shop and shower baths, stenographer, ladies' maid and valet serv
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'Tis the season when folks who have a card collector on their shopping list start scratching their heads.
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Star Wars fans might soon have another Yoda statue in the San Francisco Bay area to visit.
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Lewis L. Brewster was born in 1846 and arrived in northern California in the early 1870s and began working as a Wells Fargo stagecoach driver. In 1877 he was working as a laborer at the Moscow Mill on Rock Creek...
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Spots still are available for Junior Sports basketball developmental leagues. Skill development, fitness and teamwork are stressed in this program.
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Lassen Volcanic National Park offers opportunities for recreation in the winter even though the scenic drive through the park is closed for the season.
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Q: My friends who hunt big game and waterfowl often give me deer hide or duck wings and body feathers I use to tie flies for fishing. In the past, I have given them flies in return for the hair, fur and feathers. In addition, I have sold flies that may contain materials provided by my hunter friends to a few local sport sto
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Deputies say they found stolen property a block away from the victim in the City of Shasta Lake Friday, and a key part of their investigation included self-applied markings to the property.
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It’s officially the rainy (or snowy) time of year in the North State. And despite inconvenience, we are thankful for it. Two or three rounds of seasonal storms have our California oak grasslands greening and wetlands filling. Deciduous blue oaks, sycamores, maples, and alders simultaneously drop their summer biomass and r
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Ancient One correctly guessed the mystery photo as Brewster's Stage Station at 9:39 p.m. last night. Congratulations to Ancient One! Ancient One has won a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant. Next Friday's mystery photo will be a $25...
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The Redding Christmas Parade will begin at 6 p.m. today downtown.
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The Christmas Bazaar will take place today inside the Whitmore Community Center.
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The Christmas on the Range will begin at 11 a.m. today in Red Bluff.
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Steal the north state's water? Thirsty Southern Californians might just purchase it. Unfortunately, the result might not be so different.
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Two burglaries on two successive nights this week on my quiet dead-end street in west Redding. In the first, an elderly neighbor lost her heirloom jewelry, bank cards, keys and the car in the garage in a home invasion-type robbery. In the second, a house further down the street toward the River Trail was ransacked by a thie
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Are the people of this entire plant absent of all wisdom and common sense?
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Due to the sweeps of cheap motels, I will not be surprised to see better hotels throughout town having high-roller drug and prostitution rings.
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Regarding the Thursday article "Puppies on Parade": The reporter painted a negative picture of Haven Humane. Emphasis should have been placed on the fact that Haven has a charter specifying that all cats and dogs must be spayed or neutered.
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The Record shooting range near Mary Lake has lived way beyond its effective life span, with all the population growth in the west side of the valley over the past few years.
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Q: What can you tell me about growing my own garlic?
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Each fall I find myself in Costco at some point, looking at the fresh holiday greenery for sale, and asking myself "I wonder how many of these shoppers know that these boughs come from native trees that grow less than an hour from here?"
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A gardener goes on a quest to find out when to pick his persimmons. But first, he has to figure out what kind he has.
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Nature, -- this incalculable chaos, -- as Eric Grissell calls it in "Insects and Gardens: In Pursuit of a Garden Ecology" (354 pages, Timber Press, 2001), is so complex that attempts to control it are doomed to fail.
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A software glitch has pushed back the starting date of Turtle Bay Exploration Park's eagle cam until sometime next week.
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In 1912:William Riley and Walter Boggs were humming along at a good gail when their automobile plumped into a freight train in Redding amidships. Neither was hurt and the freight train continued on its way unaware of the collision until they heard of it at the next stop at Keswick, seven miles north.
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Cliff Piazza (center left) gives Al Hall a bag of salmon Friday as Dave Sullivan (from center left) and Jim Spencer look on at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1934 in Redding.
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Sierra Pacific Industries remains upbeat over its plans for the future Salt Creek Heights subdivision in far west Redding.
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Hundreds of people gathered Friday night at the parking garage off California Street in downtown Redding to watch the annual lighting of the city's Christmas tree.
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PALO CEDRO — Enterprise is ready to play any type of basketball. And so far, the team is unbeaten doing so.
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Redding police said they arrested a 35-year-old man early Friday in connection with an armed robbery late Thursday at The Tropics bar on South Market Street.
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Hexavalent Chromium, a carcinogen, was detected two months ago in the well water at Millville Elementary School, though school administrators say they refrained from notifying parents because there is no danger to children.
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Police say they caught a man who allegedly broke into a woman's home while she was getting ready for work.
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A man suffered hip injuries after being hit by a vehicle in Redding around 5:25 p.m. today.
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The convenience of target date funds has made them the default investment option for many employer sponsored retirement plans.
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Note to readers: This week's article is written by Andrea Eldridge.
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With holiday to-do's dancing in our heads, the scurrying and worrying has begun. What to get for Dad, who's impossible to buy for? Where to find that classy or unique gift for your husband, wife or that special someone?
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Why so glum, chum?
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SACRAMENTO — A new trial date was set today in Sacramento County Superior Court for a suspended Redding priest charged with seven felony counts of child molestation, a spokeswoman for the Sacramento County district attorney's office said.
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The Oregon man who was scheduled to begin standing trial next week on 10 counts of attempted murder and other charges in connection with a shootout last year with law enforcement officers on Interstate 5 had his trial postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court until Jan. 23.
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Freefall lifeboat world record drop 60 meters. These are used on oil rigs and merchant cargo vessels,not on passenger vessels. Ummmm screw that! I will pass and just take my chances thank you very much. The post Freefall lif
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A 25-year-old Manteca gang member convicted in August of attempted murder, robbery and other charges in connection with the 2010 shooting of a Redding man in the Olinda area was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to 35 years in prison.
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Nicole Johnson marked an important anniversary this month: She is beginning her 20th year of living successfully with Type 1 diabetes.
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Check out this awesome Facebook Page. Redding Drive-In Theater Project I thought I was the only one in town that wanted a drive in movie theater! I am so on bored with this. I remember the last movie I saw at the Redding Drive In was a double feature Homeward Bound and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [...]The post
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A woman hit and pinned by a car Thursday afternoon in the parking lot of Win River Casino is in critical condition today at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, a nursing supervisor said.
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Three men charged with attempted murder and other crimes in connection with a June 20 robbery and shooting at the TA Travel Center in Redding were ordered late Thursday to stand trial following their preliminary hearing in Shasta County Superior Court.
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We’ve all seen trucks like this one, crusty and old, with more than a few life scars, trundling along at 10 km/h below the limit with an old farmer behind the wheel. Well, keep that vision in mind when you watch this quick video. This old battle wagon is not like anything you’ve seen outside the [...]The post
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One of the biggest falsehoods being perpetuated by some is that President Obama has been a weak, ineffectual president, his first term "dismal," a "failure." The record speaks strongly otherwise, and where he has been stymied has been largely due to unprecedented Republican opposition so as to defeat him in the 2012 electio
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For fear of raining on the festivities even more than the storm already has, the wonderful thing about tonight's Christmas-tree lighting in the downtown parking garage is that it will never happen again.
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Why are Republicans playing the Democrats'; game that the "fiscal cliff" is all about taxation?
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This was a stopping place in the early days. What is the name of it? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win the prize plus an award certificate...
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Flood and wind advisories remain in effect today as National Weather Service forecasters are calling for high winds with strong gusts and the possibility of rapid flooding in streams and creeks.
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Grandview having been named for the grand view. This looks like a grand bargain for a cash buyer.
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The third day in a near week-long stretch of storms hitting the north state caused flash flooding, downed power and utility lines and possibly contributed to power outages this morning in Shasta County.
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Pacific Gas & Electric Co. officials today reported an early morning power outage that's left some 1,187 customers in the dark.
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Come view the decorations while listening to holiday entertainment in Redding’s City Hall. Friday, December 7 12:00 p.m. Una Voce - The Advanced Choirs of Anderson High School and West Valley High School Wednesday, December 12 12:00 p.m. Shasta High School’s Madrigal Singers All concerts will take place in the Civic Cen
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Austin Alexander Domke, you'll turn 2 tomorrow. As part of my gift to you, consider this your first thank-you note from your Noni Doni.
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A 30-year-old San Jose man accused of murdering an Oakland man last year near Anderson City Hall had today his trial put off until March 26 in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Work on a north state road could cause delays today, according to state agencies.
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Home delivery of today's Record Searchlight may be delayed, especially in rural areas, due to flooding and power outages caused by storm conditions.
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PALO CEDRO — Foothill High's boys basketball team didn't have the start it wanted to have, falling to Pleasant Valley 64-63 in the first round of the 43rd Harlan Carter Invitational at the Cougars Palace on Thursday.
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ANDERSON — The Cubs are playing with late-season calm.
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ANDERSON — The Panthers' first quarter of the tournament was excruciating.
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The shift to the hardwood from the gridiron means it's time for basketball season. But let's recap the football season while it's still fresh in mind — the season was one to remember.
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The Anderson High School boys basketball team defeated Marysville 75-63 on Thursday night at the Wheatland Tournament.
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Redding police received a report of an armed robbery at The Tropics lounge on South Market Street late Thursday night.
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Redding police received a report of an armed robbery at The Tropics lounge on South Market Street late Thursday night.
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Great customer service took center stage Thursday night at the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce Hall of Excellence Awards.
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What Kyndra Thomas needs these days is a few more hours of work. With the economy the way it is and this young mother solely supporting herself and her young son, a cut in work hours is something she didn't want but had to do.
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Canadian fugitive surrenders to FBI
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Waves of rain fell in Redding beginning Thursday afternoon, with the storm's high winds knocking over trees and sending some into power lines, leaving more than 3,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers without electricity Thursday night throughout Shasta County.
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Kevin Robert Venia sat impassively in Shasta County Superior Court on Thursday as a judge ordered the him to trial on child endangerment and other criminal charges resulting from a shotgun blast that severely injured two of his three children.
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Ray John, Haven Humane Society's chief executive officer, has announced he'll retire early next year.
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Law enforcement officers and others stand outside Win-River Casino where a driver in a red Mustang ran over a woman ­Thursday.
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In 1912: Frank Colby's store at Henderson or the Big Bend Hot Springs, was destroyed by fire. His stock of merchandise was small, owing to the season, but the loss was total, except that grain and flour stored in another building was not burned.
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A recount for the Redding City Council race Thursday confirmed Gary Cadd's slim margin of victory over Dick Dickerson.
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A tree has fallen across Deschutes Road, near its intersection with Los Altos Road, authorities reported around 11:15 p.m.
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They are all located northwest of Shasta Dam. Backbone was a rich copper, zinc and gold mining district mined mainly for gold. The principal gold mine in the area was the Uncle Sam Mine. The creek possibly took its name...
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Great Harvest Bread hosting winter drive
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Waves of rain fell in Redding beginning this afternoon, with the storm’s high winds knocking over trees and sending some into power lines, leaving more than 3,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers without electricity tonight throughout Shasta County.
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Firefighters are shutting down Lake Boulevard after a tree fell and knocked down a utility pole and power lines at Lake Boulevard and Paradise Road this evening.
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Ray John, Haven Humane Society’s chief executive officer, has announced he’ll retire early next year.
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A recount for the Redding City Council race has confirmed Gary Cadd’s slim margin of victory over Dick Dickerson.
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George Albro was born in 1862 at Quartz Hill, a town named for an 800- to 1,000-foot hill of gold-bearing quartz that no longer exists.
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Turtle Bay seeks volunteers to help with animals, in the gardens and gift store, as well as with special events.
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The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Shasta and Tehama counties this afternoon.
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A Burney man was ordered today to stand trial on child abuse-endangerment charges in connection with the accidental shooting of two of his three children earlier this month.
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Medics this afternoon took a woman to the hospital after a vehicle hit and pinned her in the parking lot of Win River Casino.
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If the valley had an ocean, The Sacramento River would be our oceanfront property.
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The severity of the storm system moving through the north state could lead to dangerous road conditions and flooding in the area damaged by the 46,000-acre Bagley Fire, the U.S. Forest Service announced today.
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The recount for the Redding City Council saw Gary Cadd defeat incumbent Dick Dickerson by nine votes.
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An overturned big rig that's spilled diesel into the roadway has closed Highway 97 this afternoon just off Interstate 5 in Weed, the California Department of Transportation reported.
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A downed power line near Hayfork today has left some 400 customers of the Trinity Public Utility District without power, officials said.
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office today identified the man killed Wednesday in a wreck on Highway 299 in Montgomery Creek as Christopher Duncan, 31, of Burney.
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National Weather Service forecasters today are predicting the incoming storm system could dump about 200 inches of snow at the peak of Mt. Shasta.
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As the storm approaches today, what does the weather look like where you are?
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Dueling Hats video by Key and Peele. I thought I was the only one that thinks the hats with tags and stickers obsession is idiotic. These guys are so freaking hilarious if you haven’t seen them be sure to check out their other videos on youtube. The post
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Stormy weather may have triggered a power outage for more than 1,200 customers west of Redding this morning, officials said, including two elementary schools.
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OneWord is a quick-and-dirty writer's prompt that gives you a word - and 60 seconds to write something. It's a great way to jump-start your day. Here's my OneWord for Nov. 29, 2012: 0 0 1 48 277 Community Resource Center 2 1 324 14.0 No
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Some more great Star Wars gems for you to share will all of your friends. Enjoy and may the force be with you. The post Star Wars Gallery 3.0 appeared first on Daily Dump.
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The always generous Redding Rancheria invited us to join their preview party of the annual production of A Cascade Christmas for 2012 at the Cascade Theatre. We started with a party at the Atrium, and then moved over to the big show. And what a great show it was. Here’s
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One of the best parts of my job is getting the chance to tell the message of a business in the most creative way possible. I’ve been a part of projects that have used everything from animation to live action video, aliens to monsters, puppets to super heroes. It may seem silly – but think [...]
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Hey, kids. Christmas is coming up, and it's time to work up your Santa-list and the even longer one for your parents. As a reformed child, I know that getting what you want requires determination and lack-of-discipline. Here are keys to the kingdom of fussing, gained from many years of watching my kid sister in [...]
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Next week's scheduled preliminary hearing for a 50-year-old man accused of killing his older brother in August after a fight about weightlifting was confirmed this morning in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Work on a north state road could cause delays today, according to state agencies.
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"Cadd. McArthur and Cadd. Cadd. Dickerson. McArthur and Dickerson. Blank. McArthur. Blank."
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Before the fiscal cliff comes the political roller coaster. Agreement will seem unattainable until, suddenly, it isn't. The sickening plunge will feel endless until the car starts to climb again. But at the moment, things are not looking good.
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Nothing modest about the name or the aspirations of its owners -- the Best Little Sandwich Shop on Eureka Way in Redding serves up a bewildering array of monster sandwiches, freshly made soups and salads and the two-year-old place seems to have built a loyal following thanks to its creative fare and friendly vibe.
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When Redding Alehouse owner Robert Martinez says, “our customers know what we’re doing here,” he means his customers know how serious the establishment is about its passion for beer.
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Growing up, jewelry designer Ursula Guderian played with crayons, paints and other artistic tools. An avid artist, she could never quite figure out why school was not comprised solely of art classes.
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Traveling back to Elizabethan England for an evening of song and merriment inside an enchanted castle is a snap, as long as you book your trip through the Shasta High Music Department.
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The dust of election-year histrionics may be settling, but the future of our country is still very much up in the air. If this was, as many pundits have proclaimed, a destiny-defining election, exactly what destiny has our nation chosen?
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West Valley's Andrew Skudlarek scored in the 27th minute, assisted from Jorge Ortiz, and Curtis Merkel converted on a 30-yard free kick in the 62nd minute in a 2-1 season-opening boys soccer win over Sutter on Wednesday.
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A series of storms that began Wednesday and may have claimed a life will hit Shasta County full force today, bringing up to eight inches of rain and 70-mph wind gusts in parts of the county.
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A series of storms that began Wednesday and may have claimed a life will hit Shasta County full force today, bringing up to eight inches of rain and 70-mph wind gusts in parts of the county.
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More bike lanes, less dog poop, better trail lighting and sidewalks that don't end abruptly. Those are some of the suggestions from Healthy Shasta's survey of Redding trail users.
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Two days into a recount for the Redding City Council race, Shasta County elections officials have counted more than half of the ballots cast by city voters and could wrap up Friday.
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In 1912: A mail sack fell from the horse of William Gray, the mail carrier between North Fork and Junction City. The mail sack fell from the horse but it was dragged along after the animal by the rope fastened to the horn of the saddle and for 4 miles the letter sack was churned over the rockiest trail in Trinity County and
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A preseason full of cream puffs is worthless. That's why the Anderson Tip-Off Classic girls basketball tournament is back and stronger, not to mention more local than ever.
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The approaching winter means it's tournament time.
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The Enterprise High football team is less than a week removed from winning the Northern Section Division I championship over Paradise and the Hornets have six players on the All-Eastern Athletic League team.
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Redding officials will seek state water regulators' approval next week to establish a program to replace some of the oldest water pipes in the city's residential areas.
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The state has fined Shasta Regional Medical Center $95,000 for breaking state law when it publicly disclosed a patient's confidential medical records last year.
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Tyler Burton's family and friends had anything but a happy Thanksgiving at first.
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Mornings in Room I at Buckeye School of the Arts in Redding start in Calendar Corner with 4- and 5-year-olds sitting "crisscross, applesauce" on a blue rug rimmed with the alphabet. Earlier this week, after singing songs and figuring out the date, the students were ready to take on the day's theme: "All about V."
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Interesting details in Fitch's new bond rating for the Shasta Union High School District, commissioned for the district's refinancing. The good news? Even amid hard times, the district's been conservatively run financially and isn't swirling into insolvency. The bad news?...
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Jeter's Playground, an indoor fun center that features remote control racing, black-light golf, bounce houses and an arcade, has opened in downtown Redding.
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Before you cut, consider these issues.
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Marcus Genzlinger had no idea how bald he was until his girlfriend forced him to face the truth.
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In my clinical nutrition practice it arrives like clockwork this time of year -- complaints from patients about bloating, digestive troubles and constipation brought on by what I jokingly refer to as too much of "white Christmas," meaning too many white, processed and fiberless foods consumed during the holidays.
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Fraud is everywhere and seems to happen more often during the holidays. Email fraud, phone scams, banking scams, credit card theft and checks sent in the mail are just a few examples. You name it, it seems to be happening in all areas of our lives. How do we prevent being taken advantage of and becoming the victim of a scam
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This Video was done by Nathan J. Barnatt. I have to say I had a great laugh when I saw this. Can you taste the rainbow? lol The post Funny Skittles Video appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Those who've been watching local politics longer than I have already knew this, but Gary Cadd's charming wife, Linda, was Dick Dickerson's district director when he represented Shasta County in the Assembly. Gosh but it's a small town sometimes....
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Some friends of Redding Community Access -- who I believe are exploring the possibility of putting in a bid to run the station on the city's behalf -- have posted a survey seeking your opinions and ideas. Have an idea...
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A bicyclist was taken to Mercy Medical Center this afternoon after a vehicle hit him on Eureka Way near the 7/11 store.
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For some historical perspective, e-mailed the Searchlight's former weather reporter extraordinaire, now living in Portland. His reply: "Storm of the decade -- not saying much for a decade that's all of three years old! People seem to forget they said...
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This morning a neighbor and I walked the 'hood scooping leaves out of storm drains. Given all the leaves still on the trees and the gusty winds in the forecast we'll likely need to repeat the process a couple of...
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Shasta County elections officials, two days into a recount for the Redding City Council race, have counted more than half of the ballots cast by city voters and could wrap up Friday.
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WinterFest will move indoors on Friday to get out of the rain and wind.
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Extremely Scary Ghost Elevator Prank in Brazil. This is so messed up but it is truly hilarious and genius. I am not going to lie this would scare the crap out of me. This is a must watch. The post Extremely Scary Ghost Elev
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Until I saw this map, I didn’t realize just how large and extensive a trail system awaits off road riders and mountain bikers in the mountains just northwest of Redding: Click to view the full map
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I'm pretty sure this Chronicle headline is not satire. The lead: Nearly 50 years of protests, lawsuits and ballot battles over low-income housing have made San Francisco a nationwide model for efforts to keep urban America from becoming home to...
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The California Highway Patrol this morning reported a fatal head-on wreck between a logging truck and pickup on Highway 299 in Montgomery Creek.
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A 46-year-old Corning man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murdering his brother, Tehama County sheriff's officials announced today.
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A rare 2 on 1. Not really Anderson, though. More like Happy Valley.
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Alright were are officially in phase 1 of Rainmeageddon! Sounds like the weather dudes at KRCR are taking this flood threat pretty seriously. Everyone be safe out there and slow down! I’m going to run home and unstrap my boat from it’s trailer and drop the anchor in my driveway just in case. Stay [...]
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At least for the next four or five days it sounds like. From the Eighties.......
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Finally my dream has come true. There is a house with Christmas light decorations synced with the Gangnam Style music. This is truly amazing and I would count this as the firt of this year’s many Christmas miracles. Go to www.facebook.com/WorldsBestChristmasLights for details of nightly show times [...]The
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Redding is off to a wet morning in the first day of what National Weather Service forecasters predict will be a near-week long string of storms.
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Instructions on how to build a ketchup bomb. This looks deadly and it could also be the perfect crime. You could potentially plant the explosive device and be hundreds of miles away when it detonates. Don’t forget to wipe your prints off the bottle. The post
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Another Just for laughs makes a sketch where Jesus makes money at a dontaion jar. The post Jesus Makes Money appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Firefighters this morning quickly knocked down a fire that engulfed a shed in Happy Valley.
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Baking cookies is a tradition that many share over the holiday season. One of my absolute favorite cookies to bake is this simple sugar cookie dough. My house fills with the warm aroma of vanilla, butter and sugar that remind me of a big cozy hug. These cookies are so good that I usually double [...]
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Nothing says you put time, thought and effort into a gift like personalization. I don’t mean just pasting Uncle Barry’s name on the coffee mug you bought at Target. I mean creating something unique for that special individual. Before you book a weeklong craft-a-thon at your neighborhood paint your own pottery shop, chec
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A Thursday preliminary hearing for the Burney father accused of child abuse-endangerment in connection with the accidental shooting of two of his three children earlier this month was confirmed today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Work on a north state road could cause delays today, according to state agencies.
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Several locations around Shasta County will offer sand and bags, while other organizations will offer help and tips.
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Siskiyou County sheriff's detectives continued their investigation Tuesday into the death of a Medford, Ore., man found dead last week in a remote area near the Oregon border.
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As a Pacific "atmospheric river" wound up to soak the north state in a storm expected to arrive today and stay through the week, the city of Redding issued its usual offers of help with sandbags for residents of flood-prone areas and warnings to avoid the inevitable downed power lines.
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If everyone in America had read Stephen Moore's new book, "Who's The Fairest of Them All?," Barack Obama would have lost the election in a landslide.
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When Fox News complained, last Sunday morning, that Susan Rice, our United Nations ambassador, knew the secrets that were being held back when she talked about Benghazi four days after the attack, they complained that she did not disclose the classified information.
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Republicans don't want another high-profile Rice to remind the voting public of the Rice who warned us on CNN that the smoking gun from Iraq could be a mushroom cloud.
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As an American, I was ashamed to find out that big-box stores would open on Thanksgiving, rather than the day after.
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As newcomers to Redding we are blown away by the majestic beauty of the Cascade Theatre. What an asset to Redding. I know it takes huge dedication from local volunteers to make it what it is.
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Government anything runs so inefficiently and so packed full of waste, fraud, abuse and laziness.
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The Chico High boys and girls basketball teams begin the 2012-13 season as the Northern Section favorites with the release of the Preseason Media Poll on Tuesday.
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Enterprise High athletics are rolling this school year.
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ANDERSON — After an agonizing section loss to end last year, and a seemingly endless offseason, the Cubs were pining for tipoff.
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The Orland Trojans and Chico Panthers have been the clear-cut powerhouses in Northern Section wrestling, with the Trojans winning the past two section titles and the Panthers finishing second both times.
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Seven West Valley High players scored Tuesday night in a team effort to defeat Paradise 46-37 on the road.
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YREKA — The Yreka Police Department is investigating a body found by two residents Friday in the northern part of the city.
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Secret Witness of Shasta County is offering a $5,000 reward for information on a man police say broke into an 82-year-old Redding woman's house early Sunday and, claiming to be an officer investigating a murder, forced her to stay in a bathroom while he robbed the home.
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In 1912: A flask of gold and silver coins that went to the bottom of the Trinity River over 50 years ago, when William Eastman drowned in 1863 near Lewiston, was found. Eastman was never found and no trace of him was unearthed until nearly a half a century after he met his death when the relics were dug up by one of the Tri
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Crown Camera in Redding will host Holiday Photo Expo at 6 p.m. Thursday at Tapas Downtown Restaurant & Bar on Oregon Street.
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RED BLUFF — Police said they arrested a 32-year-old homeless man Monday after he attacked another man in the restroom at Burger King because of his victim's age.
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A city offensive to crack down on Redding's problem motels is getting results.
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Shasta County elections officials will continue recounting votes today for the Redding City Council race to determine whether the official result giving Gary Cadd the victory over Dick Dickerson is accurate.
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George Albro is the only person I know of who worked for Shasta County 75 long years! He started working as a chore boy at the Shasta jail and worked his way up in the ranks until he was an...
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Tomorrow night will be the Full Frost Moon, also known as the Geese Going Moon, the Frost Moon, and the Full Beaver Moon because that is when Native Americans set traps for beavers to ensure a good supply of furs. Thank you, Old Farmers' Almanac.Tonight there is a nearly-full moon - it'll be full tomorrow night
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If you ever want to admire the engineering of Shasta Dam -- which was built by guys wielding slide rules and whose site was chosen with weather data that would seem impossibly primitive in this day and age -- check...
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A few months ago I was shopping when I saw a woman with what looked like 10 pounds of ginger roots piled in her cart. Of course, I struck up a conversation. The woman, Zeba Faroogui, told me she made her own ginger-garlic paste at home in large batches, then froze it. She then invited me over to cook some authentic Indian f
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Far Northern Regional Center (FNRC) is proud to announce their 13th annual Holidays are for Caring program. This program was designed to provide gifts to selected individuals with developmental disabilities during the holiday season. Their goal is to choose individuals who may not receive any gifts during this special time
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RED BLUFF – A Los Angeles man arrested in July on suspicion of attempted murder after law enforcement officials said he stabbed a Tehama County woman at her home was sentenced Monday to eight years in prison, prosecutors announced today.
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My wife is my greatest Joy here on earth. She is my gift from God and I try not to ever forget it. After 22 years she just gets more and more beautiful!
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On Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 3:51 am Redding Police Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Overhill Drive in reference to a reported burglary.  An 82- year-old Redding woman told officers she was awakened at approximately 1:50 am by a white male subject who was inside her residence and shining a flashlight. The w
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Few communities were harder hit by the housing crash than Phoenix. Phoenix was one of those areas - and there were many - that overbuilt and paid dearly for it on the way down. But for the second straight quarter, the Valley of the Sun topped the nation in year-over-year appreciation, the Federal Housing
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Shasta County elections officials will continue recounting votes Wednesday for the Redding City Council race to determine whether the official result giving Gary Cadd the victory over Dick Dickerson is accurate.
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Secret Witness of Shasta County is offering a $5,000 reward for information on the man who police say broke into an 82-year-old Redding woman’s house early Sunday and forced her to stay in a bathroom while he robbed the home.
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Commenter "goodsense," in a response to today's editorial, says that we at the Record Searchlight are partially at fault for the million-dollar special election set for Jan. 8. The RS must accept some considerable responsibility for the cost to taxpayers...
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YREKA - The Yreka Police Department is investigating a body found by two residents Friday in the northern part of the city.
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office today identified the man found dead last week in what detectives are investigating as a possible homicide.
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One of  Shasta County’s favorite holiday traditions returns to the historic Cascade Theatre in Redding as Jefferson Public Radio and the Cascade continue the two-week run of  "A Cascade Christmas" that began Thanksgiving weekend. The revamped holiday-themed showcase of song, dance and theatre features some of the r
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Shop Local Saturday sent us into the local hills looking for gifts. We found this great vineyard and winery in Manton, Cedar Crest. Kim offered us tastes of their
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This government owned home needs paint, wouldn’t you agree? Paint it blue.
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RED BLUFF - Police said they arrested a 32-year-old man Monday after he attacked another man in the bathroom at Burger King, simply because of his victim's age.
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What is it about 'no' that you don't understand? I think that phrase was first seen on coffee cups and t-shirts . . . but I would bet  a whole lot of money that it came out of the mouth of some exasperated mother the thirtieth time she told her pre-teen daughter she couldn’t have  [...]
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Today should be the last day of sunny skies and warmer weather for a least a few days. National Weather Service forecasters predict a mostly sunny day with a high near 61 and light wind. Tonight will cool down to about 45 degrees. Rain begins early Wednesday and forecasters expect as much 4 inches to fall through the weeken
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Three men charged with attempted murder in connection with a June 20 robbery and shooting at the TA Travel Center are scheduled to be in Shasta County Superior Court this morning for a settlement conference-style hearing.
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TORRANCE — Sherri Wilkins' past was checkered with addiction, crime and prison time, but in a matter of years, she had become a well-liked drug and alcohol counselor. Yet authorities said she was under the influence over the weekend when she drove into a pedestrian and killed him.
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A government that is responsive and accountable to the voters — that is, a democracy — is priceless.
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Anyone who thought manipulation of California energy prices ended with the criminal penalties assessed against executives of companies like Enron and Williams Energy after the state's 2000-2001 electricity crunch turns out to have been hopelessly naive.
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Seven decades after the premiere of the film classic "Casablanca," the Moroccan port city remains firmly associated in many people's minds with the movie, even though Rick's Cafe Americain, where much of the story took place, was a pure creation of Hollywood.
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This Thanksgiving, our family gathered around the table to celebrate and give thanks for many things, but there was an empty seat, a loved one missing.
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I've read all the discussions about pros and cons of union jobs lately. I was in the Teamsters Union for over 45 years. I joined in 1947, and at the time the only way to get a decent job was to be a union man.
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The total cost of our 2012 election, estimated at $6 billion, was the most expensive ever.
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The Shasta County Board of Supervisors chambers hasn't been seeing much life lately.
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The Shasta High boys cross country team finished 20th in Division III at the CIF state cross country championships in Fresno on Saturday.
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City of Redding crews are poised to provide residents with sandbags, clear storm drains and restore power if necessary to keep citizens safe during a powerful storm expected to hit the area beginning Wednesday (November 28,2012). The National Weather Service is forecasting gusty winds and heavy rains for the Redding area be
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A former guide who also owns a fishing supplies store in Redding has teamed up with two Washington state companies to design a line of custom rods.
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A Salvadoran man who allegedly used toxic chemicals for an illegal marijuana grow in northern Shasta County pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to possessing a firearm to protect the plants, officials said.
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The National Weather Service Monday issued a flood watch for Shasta County starting Wednesday morning and running through Saturday night.
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In about the time it takes to steam a latte with an extra espresso shot, Bruciante Wood Fired Pizza can cook up a 10-inch pie.
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Redding's annual Christmas tree will open the holiday season this Friday for the last time from California Street parking lot.
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Mark Korth will be the new president of Dignity Health North State starting in January.
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In 1912: A quantity of dried prunes and pears was shipped to James O'Gara, district freight and passenger agent for Southern Pacific by E. L. Story of Anderson. The fruit would be sent by Southern Pacific to Chicago to be distributed during the land show to be held from Nov. 28 to Dec. 8. The fruit was donated by C.N.
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Redding firefighters are wrapping up putting out a fire at an empty business on Lake Boulevard in Redding.
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This is a magical time of year. Shorter days and cooler weather prompts autumn leaves to show their brilliant colors. Fireplaces crackle with an amber glow following Thanksgiving feasts. And on Thurs, Dec. 6 Northern Valley Catholic Social Service will celebrate the silver anniversary of its annual holiday gala, Magic of C
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From the forecast discussion at Noaa.gov: EXTENDED DISCUSSION (FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY) ...MEDIUM RANGE MODELS CONTINUE TO DEPICT THIS ATMOSPHERIC RIVER FOCUSING THE BULK OF PRECIPITATION INTO THE SHASTA AND FEATHER RIVER DRAINAGES. THOSE TWO OROGRAPHICALLY ENHANCED AREAS COULD CONCEIVABLY RECEIVE...
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In five decades in Germany I have never experienced a single power failure, because the power lines are usually underground and well maintained. Malte Lehming, a German journalist wrote that amazing sentence in a piece published last month lamenting...
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Redding will provide sandbags to residents ahead of a strong storm expected to hit the north state on Wednesday.
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IGA Donates $265,000+ to Wounded Warrior Project Tops Fresh Market Contributed to the Cause IGA today announced a donation of more than $265,000 was made to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) as a result of the second annual IGA Exclusive Brands marketing event that ran in participating IGA stores from Memorial Day weekend throu
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Redding firefighters have been summoned to City Hall for reports of an electrical smell at City Hall.
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A Salvadoran man who allegedly used toxic chemicals for an illegal marijuana grow in northern Shasta County pleaded guilty in federal court Monday of possessing a firearm to protect the plants, officials said.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SHASTA LAKE — Now that the lake has turned the bass fishing has been good for numbers, starting with topwater and spinners and the going deeper. Trout are also shallower and headed to the food supplies offered by the increased flows in the creeks
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Does your religion’s sacred text address recycling in any form?
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It’s funny because it’s true! Social Networking is killing the human race I am 100% convinced this outdoor movement may be our only hope. The post Just Go Outside appeared first on Daily Dump.
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office today identified a woman killed last week after being hit by a train in Redding's Martin Luther King neighborhood.
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Authorities are looking for the driver of black BMW who led deputies on a high-speed chase through Tehama County, at one point reaching speeds of faster than 130 mph.
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Tehama County deputies said they arrested a 35-year-old Gerber man early today after they found him carrying methamphetamine.
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Check it out finally a video that both Star Wars and Disney fans can appreciate! This is pretty creative. How would Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back have looked if it had been made after the Disney/LucasFilms merger? Here is a deleted song from after Han kisses Leia for the first [...]The pos
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Palo Cedro was once among the most desirable of country real estate in Shasta County during the boom. We think values will rise again correspondingly as demand returns.
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I was surprised to learn the longtime eastside bar Bert & Ernie’s concluded its 20 year run last Saturday. It always seemed to me t
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Ex-Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero is scheduled to have a settlement conference today in Shasta County Superior Court in connection with her criminal case.
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Forecasters predict a sunny start to the week, but rain by the middle of it for the Redding area. They say today's high will reach 65 degrees under sunny skies, while tonight will cool to about 41 degrees. Expect similar conditions on Tuesday, but rain and highs in the 50s for the rest of the week.
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For various reasons, something within the U.S. government — and even more so California’s — doesn’t love gasoline-powered cars, but their owners have resisted efforts by well-meaning bureaucrats and environmentalists to get them to drive less or drive something else.
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President Obama hosted a screening of Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" at the White House the other day. He should do it again — and again and again.
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The public employee pension reform plan enacted by the California Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown this year was minimalism.
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I have been noticing that stores have been opening earlier and earlier every year for Black Friday. This means eventually Black Friday will become Black Thursday at the rate we're going. So people are not paying as much attention to Thanksgiving.
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Ciera Barry of Millville has no problem precisely maneuvering 1,583 pounds of Clydesdale. She can make Sweetie Pie back a two-wheeled cart into narrow spaces, do tight turns and plod over obstacles.
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Redding bar Bert & Ernie's closed its doors Saturday night because the Industrial Street watering hole wasn't bringing in enough profit, owners said.
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SUTTER — Championship efforts don't always earn the championship plaque itself. And now the West Valley High football team has first-hand proof of that.
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Ricky Ray is slowly running out of fingers.
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A Redding man was killed after he had a “medical issue” and crashed into a light pole on Hilltop Drive in Redding on Sunday afternoon.
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Redding bar Bert & Ernie's closed its doors Saturday night because the Industrial Street watering hole wasn't bringing in enough profit, owners said.
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The ambitious French thriller "The Big Picture" looks to stake a claim in Patricia Highsmith territory and, except for an underbaked ending, does a fairly decent job of it. The film, based on Douglas Kennedy's 1997 novel, takes familiar material -- involving a violent crime and an assumed identity -- and nudges it just enou
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Thanksgiving was great. I got up around 7 AM so I could get some coffee before starting on the important stuff. It was a beautiful day that even threatened to get warm.Silverplate cutlery needed some tarnish removed
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This window is right beside my computer and Fritzer's (my nickname for him) blanket is on the floor under the window. When I work, this is where he spends his time. Either looking out the window to make sure he...
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A 22-year-old former state prison inmate was arrested early this morning after Shasta County sheriff's deputies allegedly found him driving a newly painted stolen truck with matching black paint on his hands.
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Count on a mostly sunny day today with a high near 68, the National Weather Service says.
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Zack Trueblood had his opportunity for redemption against Paradise. And this time, the Enterprise High senior quarterback delivered.
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Dear Babe: Someone is trying to sell me two Babe Ruth cards. He said one is from 1927 and the other from 1935.— M.R., Trenton, N.J.Babe: These are modern unlicensed cards. The Miller Press images were produced between 1985 and 2001, according to Internet sites I visited. The Superior Card Co. Ruth card is probably fro
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When President Barack Obama takes the oath in January for his second term, he will stand on a platform built with Sierra Pacific Industries wood.
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Dear Straight Talk: I am 21, my little brother is 15. We are very close. The problem is he lives with our dad and my dad and his wife aren't food conscious like my mom, who shops organic. They let him eat candy, fast food, and drink Cokes on a daily basis. How can I get through to them, or at least him, not to eat this kind
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On the home front, I've hit some riffles regarding our roof.
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The decision to sell the Latieze Property before the embers had cooled from the Ponderosa Fire was short-sighted and, in the opinion of many citizens who organized in opposition to the sale of the Latieze property, a missed opportunity.
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I was saddened and disappointed when I read the recent letters by Jean McClenon, Wes Breese and Bill McPherson. Sadly, these three letters reflect such disheartening and negative views of President Obama, who was chosen to be our president by a majority of our American voters.
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Contentious issues largely ignored during the recent election hoopla by Democrats now are front and center once again. When will a majority of the voting public and news media ever learn?
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The election is over. It was full of uncivility on both sides. We have a president, period. We the people need to stop rehashing the what-ifs, and the who, what, when and wheres. We need to work together as a nation.
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Well, we've got our new bosses now. Same as the old bosses, it turns out.
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Monday morning's Record Searchlight greeted us with the headline: "Who created 'talking points'?"
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Dear Debt Adviser: I co-signed for a friend's payday loan, and unfortunately he's failed to pay it off. I can't cover the bill, so I asked a payday loan assistance company for help. Its staff members said they would, and they even promised to send cease-and-desist letters to the creditor. But the creditor told me that his c
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NatureBox is a subscription service that, for less than $20 a month, delivers 15 to 20 servings of four to six nutritionist-approved snacks to your door. The choices are sourced from local growers and independent food suppliers from across the U.S.
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Does your child turn into a fearful, shaky bundle of nerves at the thought of bedtime? Whether it's a fear of the dark, of someone kidnapping them or of monsters, bedtime fears can be stressful for both children and parents.
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My two sons, Jonah and Davey, love pingpong. They were made to move, and any activity that provides an outlet for their energy is welcome at my house.
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Everyone has a nerd or two in their life these days, whether it's a computer guru, video gamer or mobile gadget aficionado.
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My computer repair company services thousands of PCs each year. In my experience, there are some constants: No one's computer or Internet speed ever is fast enough, and all hard drives eventually will fail.
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Share tales of Christmas
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Twenty years ago I worked as the public relations and media spokeswoman for a fundraising Walk For AIDS in San Jose. I had a dear friend and mentor who lost a brother to AIDS and before my work with the walk that was the extent of my experience with the disease.
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This is a story about two suspension bridges across the Upper Sacramento River. One bridge serves as the gateway to a charming little hike along the river, the other as gateway to a fascinating chapter in our local history.
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At Old Alturas and Deschutes roads in Bella Vista, the edge of Jen Powers' property sits in stark contrast to the Postal Service outpost next door.
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Last April, Sayer Borden helped his friend, Luke Verhoog, build a patio at the Good News Rescue Mission's House of Hope.
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Paperwork for state takes time to process
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In 1912: There were 10 cases of smallpox in Redding. Four homes were under quarantine and others were under observation. No one had the remotest idea where the contagion came from. None of the cases was serious and as usual in late years, the disease was in a mild form. The cases were in the area of Oregon and Butte streets
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Redding police are searching for a man they say stabbed two men at a downtown parking garage early Saturday morning.
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One of the moonscapes left in the Ponderosa Fire's wake is Bluff Springs, which sits near where the blaze began. It used to be obvious why the spot was nicknamed "Little Hawaii."
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Weather watchers wanted.
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Boys team comes in 21st for Division IV
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The Enterprise Hornets football team made a thrilling comeback at home tonight to beat the Paradise Bobcats 36-35, giving the Hornets a Division 1 title.
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The alley is named for August (Gus) Grotefend who came to Shasta as a goldminer in 1849. He struck it rich in Schaffer's Gulch to the tune of $18,000. He used part of his money to purchase the St. Charles...
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A woman suffered moderate injuries after her SUV rolled over four to five times on Highway 44 near Lassen Volcanic National Park on Saturday, the California Highway Patrol said.
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Redding police are searching for a man they say stabbed two men at the downtown parking garage early Saturday morning.
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The beauty of the garden in winter is a unique pleasure: fragrant, fresh evergreens, bright berries, frosty mornings. Photo: Frosty Indian hawthorne on a cold North State morning. Seasonal greens, winter fruits, and sculptural cones have long been associated with the winter holidays--with brightening shortened days and long
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The sun will stick around today and Sunday as the long Thanksgiving Day weekend closes out, the National Weather Service is reporting.
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Santa Claus will stop by Cottonwood today as the town prepares to light its Christmas tree during the Cottonwood Old Fashion Day.
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Amid music and food, the bridge in old town Lewiston will be lit up for the holidays at this annual holiday event starting at 3 p.m. today in Lewiston.
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North state residents frustrated by environmental activists whose zeal for preserving nature has all too frequently meant costly burdens on the ability to earn a living are in good company. Loggers, ranchers, miners, ski-park developers — all have faced the hurdles of the Endangered Species Act, wilderness protections
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Never encountered a more wide awake, thoughtful or wise-crackingly funny bunch at seven o'clock on a Thursday morning — the Redding Breakfast Lions group is a hoot. But between all the joshing and joking they offered some serious insights on the state of the city of Redding.
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He heaved against the shopping cart to push it over the pitted pavement grabbing the top of its contents to balance the overloaded basket full of what looked like sleeping bags, sacks of personal items and plastic jars.
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Did the Record Searchlight not have enough letters to fill its Letters to the Editor section Saturday that it deemed it necessary to print the venomous letter from Vollie V. Bisnett, a letter which was filled with out-and-out lies?
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I am thankful for hope.
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Q: I'm new to vegetable gardening. Can you tell me how to grow potatoes?
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When high school football coaches look over an opponents' game tape, it's all about finding weaknesses.
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Those who were there will never forget. Some can't let go.
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One game. It's all that's left from nearly three months of football for both Enterprise and Paradise, which square off in the Northern Section Division I championship at Enterprise Community Stadium at 7 p.m. today.
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Redding golfer Larry Babica has been named the Super Senior (65-plus years) Player of the Year by the Northern California PGA.
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Bleary-eyed and running on adrenaline, north state shoppers rushed retailers looking to score Black Friday deals.
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No candidate won an outright majority in the contest to replace Doug LaMalfa in the 4th state Senate District, setting up the stage for a runoff in January easily expected to top more than $1 million.
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The original plan was a foot-high strip of decorative metal above the redone bar at the Redding Elks Lodge. Doug Laird, a retired Los Angeles police officer turned metal artist, had a bigger picture in mind.
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In 1912:Southern Pacific Co. received an order for 400,000 drinking cups made of oiled paper, which were to be placed on all trains, boats and stations at the beginning of the new year. The paper cups were to take the place of the common metal drinking cup long in use on trains.
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A two-alarm attic fire caused about $120,000 damage and killed several pets Friday afternoon at a home on Strauss Lane in north Redding.
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Happy Valley boy hits road to recovery
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Three Redding men accused of murder in the Dec. 14 stabbing death of another Redding man will have to wait until next year to begin standing trial.
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Lassen foundation gets $78,000 of aid
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Turning a beef barn into Christmas central takes some effort.
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Late November evening.Tomorrow we are having Thanksgiving. Pumpkin pie is made and smells fantastic. Two cranberry sauces and vegan gravy are also made. The rest of it is in prep stage. I'm debating about making another pie - mango-pineapple, maybe. Not that we ne
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Twenty years ago I worked as the public relations and media spokeswoman for a fundraising Walk For AIDS in San Jose. I had a dear friend and mentor who lost a brother to AIDS and before my work with the walk that was the extent of my experience with the disease.
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Local history is preserved for all in the Boggs Local History collection at the Redding Library.
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Dear Straight Talk: I am 21, my little brother is 15. We are very close. The problem is he lives with our dad and my dad and his wife aren't food conscious like my mom, who shops organic. They let him eat candy, fast food, and drink Cokes on a daily basis. He has developed psoriasis, intestinal problems, food allergies
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Kimberly Kasich and Sergio Adamo
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Melissa McCurdy and Scott Owens
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Margaret and Willard Bodensschatz
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This is a story about two suspension bridges across the Upper Sacramento River. One bridge serves as the gateway to a charming little hike along the river, the other as gateway to a fascinating chapter in our local history.
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Margaret Thimbrel and Frank Bagnato
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Q: Is it legal to ship harvested red abalone as gifts within California and also out of state if the abalone is tagged and still in the shell? If yes, anything else we should be aware of?
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Bette and Leonard Carrick
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YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUES, CAMPS AND CLINICS
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Q: I'm new to vegetable gardening. Can you tell me how to grow potatoes?
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Emergency crews are responding to a collision in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Anderson.
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Firefighters this afternoon battled a two-alarm attic fire on Strauss Lane in north Redding that a neighbor said killed five pets.
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Congratulations to Hotsabi who guessed the mystery photo correctly at 2:02 as the Bully Hill smelter. Thank you everyone for looking and playing. Hotsabi has won a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro. See you next...
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Where and what is this? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win the prize plus an award certificate with your name and the mystery photo. Guesses can be...
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No candidate won an outright majority in the contest to replace Doug LaMalfa in the 4th Senate District, setting up the stage for an election run-off in January.
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My dad had the most ridiculous request for Thanksgiving this year. First of all, my mom declared that since she wanted to spend as much time as possible with the family, that we were going to order our Thanksgiving meal from a local market (which translates to "I don't really like to cook and I [...]
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Sunshine fills the forecast for today as temperatures are expected to reach a high near 69, the National Weather Service reports.
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Personalize funny videos and birthday eCards at JibJab!
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It is all too easy to let our hearts harden.
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Why was there an Israel-Gaza war in the first place? Resistance to the occupation, say Hamas and many in the international media.
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There's a moment when you are sauteing a piece of chicken, a pork chop or even a meaty vegetable like Brussels sprouts or winter squash that things start to get sticky. You push the food and it doesn't move. Then, suddenly, miraculously, it loosens and you flip it.
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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary seeks web designers, information technology and public relations experts.
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As a member of the Associates of the Vietnam Veterans of America Redding Chapter 357, I would like to thank everyone who came out Saturday to our fundraiser for the Vietnam Veterans monument that we will be erecting at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery at Igo.
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People, when following a school bus, understand that when the buses pull to the side of the road to let their riders off, they will activate their lights to let you know this is a bus stop.
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Should-a, would-a, could-a.
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In 1912: A rural mail route between Redding and Anderson was the object of a petition to the postal department circulated by William Logan and John W. McNeely, farmers of the Pacheco district.
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Lassen Volcanic National Park officials have closed the main road through the park for the winter, they announced Wednesday.
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Nearly 3,500 runners started Thanksgiving morning in the cold but were treated to sunshine just two hours later at the Shasta Regional Medical Center's 27th annual Turkey Trot.
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SHASTA LAKE — The state's political watchdog agency this month rejected a complaint filed by ex-councilwoman Dolores Lucero against Assistant City Manager John Duckett, who will take over as city manager Dec. 1.
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Seniors still have two weeks to pick a Medicare drug prescription plan during open enrollment and they should take care choosing because they may end up automatically moved into a plan that no longer covers some higher-priced medications.
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DUNSMUIR — They've been salvaged from a Dumpster, shuttled around town and stored in a basement.
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Ron James (left) talks with volunteers Destiny Babineau (center) and Jericha Margriter before they and others serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal at the Ono-Igo Community Church in Igo.
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COTTONWOOD — In their time as a football family, the Eagles have gone everywhere from their backyard to the Bay Area and beyond to make themselves whole.
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John Bedford came to California from South Carolina with his family in 1858.
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Q: Why do I get sleepy after Thanksgiving dinner?
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Join Red Fox Boutique and Gifts all day Saturday for food, fun and special offers. Shop local, support local. When: Nov 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m Where: Red Fox Boutique and Gifts 2649 Park Marina Drive For more information visit Red Fox Boutique and Gifts' Facebook page. -from press release
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Just the tip...Many readers of this blog include parents, grandparents, harmed and aged-out children of the corrupt Family Law Industry of Shasta County, and many can only find anguish, rage, depression, shame, financial hardships and wishful visions of being with their children again somed
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 CRIME/INCIDENT: Attempted Murder  LOCATION: Rite-Aid parking lot, City of Shasta Lake SUSPECT(S): Unidentified SYNOPSIS: On Tuesday 11-20-2012 at 2244 hrs, Sheriff’s deputies responded to call of an adult male subject injured after a reported stabbing in the area of the Rite-Aid parking lot on Shasta Dam Blvd in the Ci
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Since the days when cavemen had to find the convenience store without crossing the tar pits, we’ve all had to either give or receive directions. It’s a skill, like kissing and telling jokes, that everyone thinks they do well. My wife, Karin, and I can find our way around town without becoming fossilized, but when it c
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Nearly 3,500 runners started Thanksgiving morning in the cold, but were treated to sunshine just two hours later at the Shasta Regional Medical Center’s 27th annual Turkey Trot.
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The high temperature today for Turkey Day is expected to be in the upper 60s with sunshine, the National Weather Service is reporting.
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Hard up for reasons to be properly thankful today? Maybe we can jog the spirit of gratitude.
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As you gobble your Thanksgiving turkey, imagine being a Pilgrim in March 1621. Hardly four months after the Mayflower reached Plymouth Rock the previous November, you still struggle for food, shelter and survival in the state of nature.
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Singer and musician Mark McAbee has been playing in the band Clearcut for the last 14 years and made the move to full-time musician five years ago. McAbee divides his time between a solo musical career, the band, including two full length albums and Clearcut Entertainment, specializing in weddings, anniversaries and parties
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The Old School Restaurant may only be a year and four months old, but the building it inhabits certainly claims a much longer, storied history in Redding. The restaurant occupies the former gymnasium of the Pine Street School, an elementary school in continuous operation from 1923 to 1967.
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How to describe Kanya Market on Hartnell Ave. in east Redding? An Asian grocery, a place to grab ready-made fare like spring rolls, Oriental salads and pork buns, and, since May, a restaurant where you can dine in or take out tasty and easy-on-the-wallet Southeast Asian staples ranging from pad thai and curry dishes to hear
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Santa will see plenty of center-stage action during this year’s production of “A Cascade Christmas,” and after the show as well. The jolly man in the red suit, who will again be portrayed by Cal Hunter, will be available on the Cascade Theatre stage after each matinee performance to greet audience members and pose for
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Exercise is good for mama during pregnancy.
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Divorce is usually a painful exercise in splitting up assets. But for many women, it also means losing health insurance protection.
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Many seniors have contributed grand accomplishments and records in their later years. I'm sure all of us have heard, "I'm just too old to attempt that or accomplish this."
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The deaf and hard of hearing kids in Shasta County are so lucky. The two things I am thankful for are my deaf and hard of hearing program and Shasta Meadows.
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I sometimes wonder how I got where I am today. After a while of thinking I realize that the only reason I'm me is because of my friends, family, and technology. I am so very blessed for my friends. Even though I fight with them constantly I love my family. I am very appreciative toward technology.
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A woman sitting on railroad tracks near the intersection of Linden and Railroad avenues in Redding's Martin Luther King neighborhood was killed Wednesday night when she was hit by a northbound Union Pacific train.
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Thanksgiving dinner came a day early to the more than 1,000 people who flocked Wednesday to the Good News Rescue Mission's annual banquet in Redding.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County supervisors this week named Alan Abbs, Tehama County's air pollution control officer, its official adviser and advocate for trails and open space.
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Two attorneys representing a Central Point, Ore., man facing trial next month on 10 counts of attempted murder in connection with a shootout last year with law enforcement officers want the Shasta CountyDistrict Attorney's Office blocked from prosecuting the case.
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While many might consider losing their young son to Child Protective Services a tragic situation, for Crystal Johnson, it was the wake-up call she needed to turn her life around.
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The attorney representing an Oregon man accused of shooting at numerous law enforcement officers on Interstate 5 last year has filed a claim against Shasta County and the California Highway Patrol, alleging one of those officers accidentally shot his gun, confusing his colleagues and triggering them to shoot and wound his c
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Internet service was restored Wednesday afternoon for Charter Communication customers after vandals cut a fiber-optic cable, crashing service across Northern California for about 18 hours.
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The federal government's decision to set aside 9.5 million acres as critical to the survival of the northern spotted owl drew mostly criticism Wednesday from environmental and forestry officials.
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Dick Dickerson may be with family in Arizona this week, but there will be a recount in the Redding City Council race he narrowly lost to tea party activist Gary Cadd.
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In 1912: For half an hour one afternoon this old mining town was the liveliest it had been in half a century. With half a dozen fires burning at the same time in different parts of the old town, Old Shasta was given a shake-up long to be remembered. It was all due to the high tension power wire of the Northern California Po
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Nearly three months ago, the Enterprise High football players were gearing up to play their first game of the season with hope, optimism and a common purpose on their minds.
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Shasta Senior Nutrition Program in Shasta County is among the agencies and municipalities that has been awarded nearly $18 million from Caltrans for 105 public transit projects across California.
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A woman sitting on railroad tracks near the intersection of Linden and Railroad avenues in Redding's Martin Luther King neighborhood was killed Wednesday night when she was hit by a northbound Union Pacific train.
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A very odd assortment of mythical childhood figures, some of them afflicted with severe emotional insecurities and inferiority complexes, are thrown together as an unlikely set of action heroes in "The Rise of the Guardians," an attractively designed but overly busy and derivative mishmash of kid-friendly elements.
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A man is in critical condition after being stabbed in Shasta Lake Tuesday night, authorities say.
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So there you are, or there you will be, after the big meal. You have feasted and feted and eaten your fill. And yet, plenty of food remains: mountains of stuffing (what were you thinking when you made all that?), tureens of cranberry sauce, mounds of mashed potatoes and turkey, um, bones. Let the leftovers begin.
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SACRAMENTO - A Redding man was found guilty today by a federal jury of wire and mail fraud, as well as money laundering, following a six-day mortgage fraud trial, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Attorney's Office announced.
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Betty Craddock of Shasta Lake has been making Pasta Primavera with Bacon for her family for years.
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Enter the Record Searchlight's annual cookie contest this December for a chance to win prizes.
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Dick Dickerson may be with family in Arizona this week, but there will be a recount in the Redding City Council race he narrowly lost to tea party activist Gary Cadd.
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Authorities are investigating a potential homicide that occurred in the rural Applegate Creek area of northern Siskiyou County.
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The Chico E-R checks in with the ballot counters and discovers that, at latest tally, Jim Nielsen has fallen below the 50 percent threshold in his bid for re-election in the 4th Senate District. Indeed, the numbers aren't final, but...
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A Napa Auto Parts truck is partially blocking a lane on northbound Insterstate 5 in Redding.
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A storm that whipped through the north state early today downed trees and power lines and caused some flooding.
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A man is in critical condition after being stabbed in Shasta Lake Tuesday night, authorities say.
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Thanksgiving will be sunny in Redding, but rain will stick around today and come back for the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Today will be wet as rain continues during the day, with temperatures around 60 degrees. At night, the rain will move out, but clouds will remain as temperatures fall to around
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Work on a north state road could cause delays today, according to state agencies.
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In a series of animated videos, Saul the Salt Monster helps educate Shasta County families about condiments, deli meats and other high sodium foods that can impact high blood pressure. Created with stop-motion animation, the whimsical "The Adventures of Saul the Salt Monster" were produced to help increase the salt savvy of
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The National Park Service and California State Parks are gearing up for their annual "Old Time Holiday" celebration on Saturday, December 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. At the Camden House in Whiskeytown's Tower House Historic District, families are invited to make a free wreath to take home for the holidays. The wreath-mak
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Shasta College Arts, Communications and Social Sciences division announces the upcoming holiday concert featuring the Shasta College Chorale accompanied by members of the Shasta Symphony Orchestra on
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Event Info: Our annual Holiday Faire is back and bigger than ever with a brand new name that says it all…”Gifts for Good”!! Over the past 6 years, this annual event has raised over $40,000 for local and global organizations! This year’s event features a wider variety of booths representing various local and world-wi
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Over the years, some folks have praised Congressman Wally Herger's commitment to our military and its veterans, while others claim he really hasn't done much heavy lifting in this regard.
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During this year's presidential campaign, Republican Mitt Romney awkwardly tap-danced around the law he had signed, as governor of Massachusetts, creating a state universal health insurance that was essentially the model for his rival's "Obamacare."
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I say we let Texas secede from the union. In fact we should kick them out of the union and banish our conservatives to move there if they don't like our liberal state.
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Killing the goose that lays the golden egg is one of those old fairy tales for children which has a heavy message that a lot of adults should listen to. The labor unions which have driven the makers of Twinkies into bankruptcy, potentially destroying 18,500 jobs, could have learned a lot from that old children's fairy t
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A documentary about an inmate on Florida's death row says the convicted killer might have been involved in the murder of O.J. Simpson's ex-wife and her friend.
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"Twilight" didn't fade out. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2" earned $141 million domestically over opening weekend, putting the final "Twilight" in the eighth position on the list of all-time domestic debuts, leaving the supernatural series with three of the top-10 openings, joining 2009's "New Moon" (No. 7 wi
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Winning a Northern Section championship is one thing, but competing for a state title is a whole new level.
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When the Paradise Bobcats and the Enterprise Hornets play for the Northern Section Division I championship on Saturday in Redding, Paradise coach Rick Prinz will be looking to move into second place among coaches who have won section championships.
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The 10th-seeded Shasta College volleyball team fell in four sets to No. 7 Cabrillo 23-25, 25-16, 25-18, 25-22 in the NorCal regional playoffs on Tuesday.
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COTTONWOOD — Even section championship seasons can end painfully. And that's because of the state playoffs.
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Authorities identified the three Alturas residents involved in Monday's rollover crash on Highway 299 near Round Mountain.
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The Twinkies, Ho Hos and Sno Balls are gone, and so are the lines of customers who crowded the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop on Hartnell Avenue in Redding following Hostess Brands Inc.'s announcement Friday that the company is closing.
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As north state families give thanks this week, organizers of an annual Christmas program hope they will consider bestowing some holiday blessings on some of the less fortunate in the community.
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In 1912: The Hoxie & Shield ranch between Balls Ferry and Anderson became the property of C.C. Moore of San Francisco, president of the Panama-Pacific exposition. The deed was from the Rancho Buena Ventura Co., the corporate name of the ownership of Hoxie & Shields.
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Simple economics are driving Shasta County's housing market to continued gains in 2012.
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The Redding Solid Waste Utility and Redding Fire Department have joined forces to host the 11th annual Coats For Kids donation program through Dec. 14.
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A big rig that jackknifed is loaded onto a trailer (left) on Tuesday, about 8 miles north of Lakehead. The accident shut the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 for about an hour.
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Government: City, county and state offices, as well as Superior Court, closed Thursday and Friday. Most federal offices closed Thursday, open Friday. The Social Security Administration office in Redding closed Thursday and Friday.
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Redding will ask for review of appellate ruling
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Opinions differ about interpretations
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Some of the Forest Service's hardest workers finally got to go on vacation this week.
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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council on Tuesday approved purchasing a pair of lots next to City Hall currently leased for extra parking.
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It's been very, very rainy and windy here. I haven't left the house all day, only opening the door long enough to reach out and grab a stick of firewood, then shut the door again quickly.Like most Americans, I've been getting ready for Thanksgiving. Most people will celebrate it on Thursday, the day after tomorr
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Customers in the north state are reporting internet issues this evening.
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In 1881, John Bedford, his son James, and John's uncle Jeremiah Wright established the J. F. Bedford General Merchandise Store at 2016 North Street in Anderson on the east side of the railroad tracks. The old brick building still stands,...
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Power has been restored to Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers who lost power today when an electric circuit breaker broke down at an electrical substation.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco lawmakers on Tuesday narrowly approved a proposal to ban public nakedness, rejecting arguments that the measure would eat away at a reputation for tolerance enjoyed by a city known for flouting convention and flaunting its counter-culture image.
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The California Highway Patrol is still investigating the death of a bicyclist who was killed in a hit-and-run two years ago, and a $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the identity of the person responsible.
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The defense team representing a Cottonwood man accused of stabbing his wife to death released today the 911 calls he and his son made to emergency dispatchers on the morning of her death.
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I have more respect for Dick as a policymaker than anyone I can think of. He is not afraid to make hard decisions. So Francie Sullivan, Redding city councilor, told the R-S' Jenny Espino, in response to Dick Dickerson's loss...
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Earlier this year, when a fired employee complained to the City Council that Redding Electric Utility was saddling ratepayers with inefficient power plants when it could buy power cheaper on the wholesale market, the city's defense of its system was,...
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Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Foreclosure discounts have nearly dried up due to low inventory levels, according to the latest housing reports. The average discount nationwide for foreclosure properties has fallen to 7.7 percent, according to …
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Much has been said about Obamacare and the effect it will have on the restaurant industry. Bruce Dean of the Black Bear Diner told me two weeks ago that he worries about the new health care rules and how they will impact his employees and his bottom line.
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All lanes of northbound Interstate 5 are open again after being blocked in the Lakehead area this morning because of a jackknifed big rig, the California Highway Patrol reports.
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Redding’s sanitation crews and firefighters will be kicking off their Coats for Kids donation drive on Monday.
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Here’s a Cal Vet REO being offered in sort of a silent auction style.
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Crews today have fixed power lines that were reportedly hanging low enough to hit cars earlier in the area of Happy Valley Road and Canyon Road.
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Authorities are identifying the three young people who were involved in Monday’s horrific rollover crash on Highway 299 in the area of Round Mountain.
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The California Highway Patrol are responding to the area where a car went 30 feet down an embankment in Red Bluff.
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A rainy and windy day is forecast for Redding, with gusts as high as 31 mph and a temperature high of 58 degrees. The storm could drop between ½ and ¾ of an inch of rain in the day and ¼ to ½ of an inch in the evening. The temperature low will be 49 degrees. Showers continue into Wednesday morning. The temperature high
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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council today will weigh buying a pair of lots next to City Hall currently rented for extra parking.
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The Redding City Council at its meeting tonight will discuss ways to combat criminal activity at downtown motels.
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I've not traveled as much as I would have liked, but I have flown to Europe three times now, most recently Italy for Slow Food's Terra Madre conference. Four months earlier a friend invited me to Hawaii. My  return trip to Italy resulted in four missed flights in 96 hours. Each missed flight, each night that I slept [..
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You might bemoan the loss of Thanksgiving as more retailers this year open Black Friday on Thursday. But clearly there is a market for it.
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Don't forget about that shop around the corner.
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Just in time for Thanksgiving — and Christmas shopping — thousands of north state residents will be getting an unexpected bill.
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A time bomb that could bring major changes to California politics has been set in place and is likely to become explosive before the next presidential election.
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The fight has begun — the fight in Congress between those who have sworn never to raise their own taxes, and those who know that privatizing Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are the opposite of what the people voted for.
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Some information for my fellow Americans: Did you know that we can buy an American flag at Walmart that is made in the USA? The flagpole that comes with it is made in China.
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Cody Conoboy went missing in January 2011 after fleeing from a stolen vehicle near Tish-Tang in Hoopa. With his birthday on Nov. 28, we would like to remind everyone that he is still missing.
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Isaiah Short, 4, stands next to his father, Bill, after changing into new clothes bought for him by his foster mother, Dena Price, before having a family portrait made Monday at the Youth and Family Services annual Thanksgiving meal at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Redding. Children in foster care were
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SHASTA LAKE —Facing a pair of upcoming retirements and the recent election of one member to the City Council, the Shasta Lake Fire Protection District board of directors plans to appoint two new members next week.
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With updated election results finding he lost his seat on the Redding City Council to Gary Cadd by an 11-vote margin, Dick Dickerson has until Saturday to request a recount.
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In 1912: The body of the unidentified train robber was buried in the Redding cemetery by the Redding Undertaking Co. The funeral was not largely attended. The bandit was buried at the expense of the county and the grave was marked "Unknown Dead."
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As her criminal trial draws closer, a settlement conference that was scheduled Monday for ex-Shasta Lake Councilwoman Dolores Lucero was postponed until Nov. 26.
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A Shasta County sheriff's deputy wants the county to pay back the thousands of dollars he spent to heal his dog after two fellow deputies ran her over while checking on him at his Paynes Creek home during the summer's devastating Ponderosa Fire.
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Three people died within 90 minutes Monday in separate car crashes in Shasta County.
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Toy, food drives set in Shingletown
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