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March 18th, 2013

An awesome 1st person view of a daring escape. The Insane Office Escape series was created by Ilya Naishuller and Sergey Valyaev. Banned from YouTube so you know it’s good.
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Crown Camera's Frank Tona has posted a one-minute YouTube video of pictures he's taken of Comet Pan-Starrs. Very cool. Cosmic even....
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An events promoter who pleaded no-contest last month in Tehama County Superior Court to tax and drug-related charges was sentenced to three years’ probation Monday afternoon after more than three years in a court battle.
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Redding police Monday announced an up to $1,500 reward for information on an armed robbery last month at ampm on Lake Boulevard.
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OAK RUN - Firefighters are heading this afternoon to a reported mobile home fire here.
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Soft-spoken Mary Poehnelt might seem out of place on a show called “Hell’s Kitchen.”
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An eagle hatched by Redding’s famous eagle pair may have been killed and eaten by one of its parents, a Turtle Bay Exploration Park spokesman said today.
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A man shot Saturday night by a Shasta County sheriff’s deputy has been identified as Bounkeuth Sengphachahn.
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The Better Business Bureau is warning Shasta County residents about a lottery scam that is making the rounds.
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A federal judge ruled Friday that most of Shasta County's cross-complaints against rancher Reverge Anselmo should not be heard in a federal courtroom.
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First You Walk the Walk! There is an old saying: "You can't really understand another person's experience until you've walked a mile in their shoes." Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® asks men to literally walk one mile in women's high-heeled shoes. It's not easy walking in these shoes, but it's fun and it gets [...]
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By Elias Nesser:   I met with Superintendent Joe Wyse one morning to discuss the recent probationary status Shasta College had been placed on. He went over the various details on what the school had to do to comply with the standards of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, an a
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Redding police today announced an up to $1,500 reward for information on an armed robbery last month at ampm on Lake Boulevard.
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Jim McClatchey tells David Benda he'd like to recruit Redding Electric Utility as a tenant in the old shampoo factory that Southern Aluminum Finishing bought in north Redding -- a building that has space beyond SAF's needs. Might be workable,...
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An events promoter who pleaded no-contest last month in Tehama County Superior Court to tax and drug-related charges was sentenced to three years' probation this afternoon.
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The stunning view from the tee overlooking the 581-yard first hole at Redding's Riverview Country Club, where Yours Truly learned to play golf while on the Sequoia Middle School golf team (haven't played Riverview since). Sure didn't appreciate the...
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About 100 community leaders including anewscafe.com's own Doni Chamberlain are ready to read to nearly 1200 young children at 61 locations all over Shasta County for the TAKE 10 AND DO IT AGAIN reading initiative on March, 20th at 10 AM. The effort is part of the Shasta Early Literacy Project (SELP), a collaborative of pub
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Here’s a chart we like to run. The bars show housing inventory. Local home sales jumped up by about 24 homes for the month, for a total of 187. we are still constrained by lack of inventory. If you know anyone se
In chrysalis form, ready to transform into a thing of beauty. We recall this one most recently as a failed short sale. Ostensibly with only 1 loan to a bank. Now it appears to be an unwanted asset of the VA, according to records. Another exampl
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Hey, you entrepreneurial types out there in the Redding area. Local farmers, cooks, and others need an online service like the one that Good Eggs provides. Click on the image below to explore the SF version. The idea would no doubt need to be tweaked for our region. We ha
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Three separate wrecks this morning on northbound Interstate 5 in the area of Knighton Road are slowing traffic and making for a congested morning commute.
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There are occasions when my wife accompanies me on my business trips. One such time was the week of our anniversary. I was heading for San Luis Obispo, and since we were passing through Paso Robles close to dinner time I could not resist stopping by Firestone Walker for samples and dinner. It was definitely [...]
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Forecasters say it'll be another warm, sunny day today in Redding, but there's a good chance Tuesday will bring rain throughout the area. The high today should reach about 71 degrees under mostly sunny skies, while tonight's low is expected to hit 48 degrees. On Tuesday, prepare for a 50 percent chance of showers and a high
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U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials are expected to conduct a controlled burn today near French Gulch.
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California’s push to be the greenest state has given it America’s only cap-and-trade system to curb greenhouse gases, millions of solar rooftops, and the cleanest utilities and cars.
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President Obama has begun to dine and confer with Republican leaders in the White House. Republicans generally approve of this. They contrast it with what they claim to have been President Obama’s past mistake of being too confrontational. But Obama’s mistake, if there was one, was of an entirely different order
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As a Korean War veteran, I feel compelled to respond to Judy Pearson’s letter (last Monday) stating that we kicked North Korea’s butt.
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When we walk into a store, bank, public building, etc., we may have absolutely no protection if danger presents itself.
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I’ve been reading that Central Valley growers are seeing part of their asparagus crops rot in the fields because they can’t get enough farm workers.
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We must stop the killing of our youth. The fact is, children are being killed at a rate of about 18 per day. We must stop this slaughter now and ban these killing weapons.
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Red Bluff police said a 45-year-old man broke a beer bottle over his own head early Sunday morning so he could use the shards to stab a woman.
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Shasta College’s track and field team earned two first-place finishes at Friday’s DeAnza Invitational in Cupertino en route to setting more than 50 personal records for the Knights athletes.
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One of two eggs in the nest of Patriot and Liberty, Redding’s bald eagle pair, was hatching Sunday night.
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In 1913: Shasta County got its first rural mail route. The route went between Redding and Anderson, down the east side of the river to within a mile of Anderson and back up the west side of the river. Delivery would begin as soon as three-fourths of the farmers along the route provide themselves with mailboxes.
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Former first lady Laura Bush entertained a crowded Redding Civic Auditorium on Sunday, detailing memories from the white house, her current projects and more.
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A Shasta County sheriff’s deputy shot and injured a man that police said has mental health issues Saturday night after the man reportedly tried to stab the deputy outside a home east of Redding.
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Red Bluff police said a 45-year-old man broke a beer bottle over his own head early this morning to use the shards to stab a woman he knows multiple times.
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Paramedics are heading to the Iron Mountain Road area this afternoon for report of an injured quad-rider, the second time in as many days they've been summoned to help after an ATV accident in the area.
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Retired Redding surgeon Bill Magladry toasted by friends at a big party at Riverview Country Club Saturday afternoon to celebrate his 90th birthday. Magladry came to Redding in the early Sixties. Horseback riding was -- and remains -- his...
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In celebration of Saint Patrick's Day, and my special day...... I am giving a gift to all of you. You may download any of my books for FREE
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Former first lady Laura Bush spoke today at the Redding Civic Auditorium, touching on the importance of education and literacy, as well as domestic life with her husband, George W. Bush.
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Today and Monday will continue the sunny pattern for the valley, bringing temperatures into the low 70s, according to the National Weather Service. Today's high will be 71 degrees, while Monday's will be slightly higher at 72. At night, temperatures will cool down to around 45 degrees.
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Police said they arrested a 29-year-old Redding transient Saturday whose mother said he was high on methamphetamine and threatened to kill her with a screwdriver.
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Thieves stole an Anderson woman's car from her garage Saturday morning while she was unloading groceries, police said.
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The fate of a baseball game that lasted three hours was decided in five minutes.
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If a company decides to take incentives from Redding to build in Stillwater Park, will it have to pay prevailing wages? Yes, say the experts. And find out what other project may also fall under that regulation.
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One of the images that has endured since the Iraq War captures a U.S. Marine alone at the front of an Iraqi classroom, carefully removing a portrait of Saddam Hussein from above the blackboard.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park could well win its court challenge of a state decision that it must pay prevailing wage to construction workers on the Sheraton Hotel it hopes to build on land leased from the city.
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Our house is burning, and nobody seems to know how to put the fire out. The U.S. economy is on an unsustainable economic course, plagued by a national debt of over $16 trillion and an annual deficit of about a trillion dollars. Yearly, our government spends over $220 billion in interest on the debt, a figure that the Congre
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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was dealt a defeat last week, when a judge struck down his law limiting soda sizes in the city to no more than 16 ounces. He defended the measure as an anti-obesity effort; his numerous, loud and vocal critics decried him as a “nanny state” politician stepping on freedom with opp
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As distressing as it may be, for the sake of your family, take a look at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s link: www.cdcr.ca.gov/Parole/GPS-Wanted-Alerts.html. Scroll down and you will see mug shot after mug shot of some of the thousands of convicted sex offenders who have cut off or disabl
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I support Congressman Doug LaMalfa’s refusal to vote in favor of the projected $3.475 billion, five-year extension to the Violence Against Women Act. His spokesperson offered specific reasons for his negative vote, none of which justified an accusation of prejudice by one letter writer.
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Greg Beale wrote in last Sunday’s edition regarding the ongoing situation between the proposed Turtle Bay hotel and local labor unions. His primary point was that any non-union labor is, by default, slave labor. This preposterous statement reflects an underlying ignorance of basic economics, and is reflective of a gre
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Just a few years ago, Turtle Bay and its desire to build the hotel was bandied about and generally “thumbs-downed.” The wisdom then discussed the plethora of motels lining Interstate 5, the distance from I-5, and the probability that it would fail to garner sufficient customers to make it profitable.
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Re: Greg Beale’s diatribe over prevailing wage at Turtle Bay: Really, Greg? Slave wages? A recent article stated that workers would make somewhere around $25-$40 an hour with benefits. Apparently you’ve been face down in the publicly funded trough too long to know that those kind of wages exceed the average for
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It’s billed as the world’s largest LED light sculpture.
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Redding’s historic Tiger Field may be in line for upgrades that will make it large enough to host top-tier summer collegiate games.
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At Saturday’s Shasta County Special Olympics Basketball Tournament, coach Bob Sunter continued a losing streak more than two decades long.
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BUTTE VALLEY — If Saturday served as a homecoming for Brad Lohse, then he should be voted king.
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Foothill High grad Chase Boontjer finished up a three-day stretch at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association national championships Saturday.
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A 35-year-old woman was arrested Friday night after she allegedly stabbed another woman six times in Burney.
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As a child, Darrell Sherman played with G.I. Joe toy figures and tapped into his imagination to create warfare inside the humble home he shared with his grandmother and siblings at a reservation in Humboldt County.
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Because the lake is so huge, it's not possible to do the history of the entire lake in a day. Instead, I've put together three separate tours: Pit River Arm Tour, McCloud River Arm Tour, and the Sacramento River Arm...
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A Shasta County sheriff's deputy fired a gun at least once Saturday night and injured an armed subject with mental health issues east of Redding, a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said.
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A Disney cruise has been on my wish list for years, so imagine my delight when my parents called and said they wanted to take the family on a Disney cruise together!
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Mari Sian Davies and Andre Violentyev, both of Los Angeles, were married Feb. 23, 2013 at the Charmlee Wilderness Park in Malibu. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the groom's parents' home. The bride is the daughter of Meurig and Mary Lou Davies of Redding. She graduated from Shasta High School in 1996. She earn
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How much RAM do my devices need? Do I need need anti-virus protection on my mobile devices? Columnist Andrea Eldridge answers these questions and offers tips on battery needs.
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What's the sound of a middle-age person falling? Sometimes it's a thud, sometimes it's laughter.
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Al and Patty Laam of Redding celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 5, 2013, with a dinner/dance at the American Legion Hall in Shasta Lake. Their four children and their spouses hosted the celebration. The couple were married Jan. 7, 1953, in Jamestown. They met in San Andreas. Al served in the Korean War. Afte
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Want to learn more about ebook readers? Then head over to library in April for special bookmobile visit.
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Mother says siblings shouldn't mind sharing bathroom facilities together in the morning, but the kids want privacy in the privy. What does the panel suggest they do?
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In 1913: Redding was to have an entirely new gas plant, one up to date. Northern California Power Co. would commence work within 10 days; the new plant would be on the site of the old.
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The discovery of a giant prehistoric buffalo fostered dreams of dinosaurs.
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How well do you know your planet? Take this quiz to help Jessica Skropanic remember where she went.
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Navitas Naturals' Goldenberry Powder is an easy way to get benefits of a power fruit from South America. Use it in smoothies, on yogurt or stir it into oatmeal.
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For his latest film, a documentary on the importance of water in the Mount Shasta region, Mark Oliver plays the multiple roles of producer, director, scriptwriter, camera man and music editor. And when the film is completed, he'll be its distributor and public relations agent.
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Her son's in prison and he has a big phone bill to pay. Should his mother, who can't afford pay it all at once, make payments on it to keep her son's credit strong?
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Friend claims he's stuck in a far away land and needs money now? Email that looks like it's from your bank asking for personal information? Chances are, these are scams. Don't be a sucker and follow these tips on how to avoid social media scams.
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. Because the Pacific halibut caught in Alaska are often over 100 pounds, deckhands use pistols or small shotguns to kill the fish before bringing them on board. This is to prevent the fish from causing damage or hurting anyone once on the deck. Would this method be legal to use in California ocean waters?
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This spring will be the start of a battle "royale" through 10 sporting events, a decathlon of sorts that will test the individual and team in eight weeks of competition to be held each Saturday. Put your team of four boys and four girls together carefully.
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If a company decides to take incentives from Redding to build in Stillwater Park, will it have to pay prevailing wages? Yes, say the experts. And find out what other project may also fall under that regulation.
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One of the world's most influential composers, who just happened to go to school hereabouts -- Terry Riley. Leon Nelson emailed me this morning: ---On Sunday, June 23, Shasta Hi's Class of '53 fellow classmate, Terry Riley, will be in...
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More law enforcement officers will be on the road this weekend in Shasta County as part of a St. Patrick’s Day crackdown on drunken drivers.
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Over the past few years, Northern Section softball has had a renaissance.
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The West Valley High boys and girls track and field teams dominated at the North State Relays in Chico on Friday.
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The springs was yesterday's mystery photo. They are more than beautiful. You can hear them (when they are running at full steam) way before you see them. They are on the forest road leading to the LaTour Demonstration State Forest...
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Have you always wanted to live like Lincoln in log cabin? This HUD log home is in the unincorporated Shasta County area on an unpaved road. It’s available to owner occupants only for a while longer (March 25th). We are registered with HUD to put in offers for you, and it’s pretty easy to
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Paramedics went to a home in Happy Valley today where a woman was injured in an ATV accident.
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My garden is abuzz on several levels. Everyday, more and more of my favorites come into their blooming season: yellow ribes, pink ribes, brilliant yellow mahonia, glowing blue ceanothus, yellow fremontia....and more. This visual "buzz" is accompanied by the literal buzz of the many pollinating bees - native and non-native a
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Mother Nature will bring temperatures up to around 75 today under mostly sunny skies, the National Weather Service is forecasting. Forecasters predict temperatures will fall to around 46 at night, with winds up to 11 mph until midnight. Sunday should be sunny and slightly cooler, as the high will hover around 71. Winds up t
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As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, Redding Police Department Chief Robert Paoletti and Shasta Avoid the 6 DUI Task Force coordinator Sgt. Casey Bokavich are urging motorists to plan a safe ride home and never get behind the wheel drunk or drugged. During this holiday Police, Sheriff, and CHP throughout Shasta County will be
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The city of Redding faces more than its share of daunting problems — rising crime and a short-staffed police force, homelessness and a lackluster economy, crumbling streets and little money to pave them.
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If you think a bit, bet you know someone who is or has been homeless. I’ve known at least two. Went to Shasta High with both. Each was a talented and sensitive guy, and in their early twenties each developed schizophrenia, a rollercoaster of an illness that’s hard to treat and often disabling.
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The papal conclave in Rome sets a perfect example, by having the cardinals locked in a room with only bread and water for sustenance until the new Pope is elected.
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This is a somewhat belated thank you to the Parsons Junior High School staff and especially to Principal Cheryl Olson for their salute to all veterans last month.
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Everyone driving a vehicle must be on the alert continuously for roadside activity, especially at night. There are so many things to watch out for: people on the roadside, bicyclists, skateboarders, neighborhood pets, wild animals, birds.
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“Control burn” or “let burn” is inherently risky business. Some escaped fires are an unavoidable cost of this business.
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Three Redding school districts are looking to combine bus services and save money.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies are investigating two armed robberies that occurred Friday night at gas stations in Shasta Lake and Lakehead.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies say an armed man stole cash and cigarettes from a Shasta Lake store Friday night.
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DUNSMUIR — Possibly realizing they wouldn’t agree on whom to appoint to an empty seat on the dais, four City Council members on Thursday voted to send the question to voters.
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Authorities Friday released the identity of a Shasta Lake man who was found dead at the Big Bend Hot Springs.
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YREKA — Hoping to fill a gap in resources for homeless families in Siskiyou County, a new group has emerged aiming to build transitional housing and offer other services to an underserved population.
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For months, some in the real estate industry have criticized bulk investors for purchasing large blocks of properties, a practice they think hurts prospective buyers and squeezes an already tight supply of homes for sale.
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Maybe sushi and pie isn’t your idea of a culinary match made in heaven, but the two are on the menu at the recently expanded Kampai Sushi in Redding.
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The New York Times called Jerusalem, a play started its run at Shasta College last night, "one of the most exciting new plays in ages" and at least one theater guy I know was almost ecstatic that it was...
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President Obama has begun to dine and confer with Republican leaders in the White House. Republicans generally approve of this. They contrast it with what they claim to have been President Obama’s past mistake of being too confrontational. But Obama’s mistake, if there was one, was of an entirely different order
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California’s push to be the greenest state has given it America’s only cap-and-trade system to curb greenhouse gases, millions of solar rooftops, and the cleanest utilities and cars.
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Betty Doty, Redding
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In 1913: Burglars broke into the Southern Pacific depot at Keswick and blew open the company’s safe. They got little or nothing for their trouble because no money was in the safe.
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Authorities say a man picked up for allegedly burglarizing Shasta College on Thursday was arrested again Friday after breaking into a Redding home.
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Funny you should ask. The former R-S columnist, who wrote about her time as a Shasta County going to college in the Big Apple, is in The New York Times today, discussing the struggles of young adults getting their start...
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Give Mike Nowak a baseball, a couple hours and a run or two, and lately, that’ll be more than enough.
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A 35-year-old woman was arrested Friday night after another woman was stabbed in Burney.
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A small plane crashed soon after taking off from the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Friday.
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When it’s all added up, the average household wastes more than 11,000 gallons of water every year, water that seeps away through leaky pipes.
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Spring is just around the corner, and one of the best ways to celebrate this season of new beginnings is to mix some of today's fresh new fabrics into home decor. Here are my top picks:
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Here is a list of things to do around your yard and garden in preparation for the spring and summer growing season.
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Looking for a natural way to keep critters from your yard? Try this stinky brew made from garlic, onions and hot sauce.
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What's green and plays dead when you touch it? This intriguing plant from South and Central America.
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There'll be a fete for her starting at noon on May 4. At the park, natch. $20. RSVP to Kathy Zeno at 225-2065 by April 12....
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Dr. Sheva Nickravesh has opened a pediatric dental practice in Redding at 2315 Bechelli Lane, Suite C.
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Cliff is our winner who guessed the cascading falls correctly at 10:32. They are the Roaring Springs on Bateman Road in Whitmore. Congratulations Cliff! His prize is a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro. Thank...
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This is a truly eye-opening report on the energy potential of the Monterey Shale: SACRAMENTO -- Tapping California's oil-rich Monterey shale using hydraulic fracturing could boost the state's economic activity by as much as 14.3% and create hundreds of thousands...
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Authorities have released the identity of a Shasta Lake man who was found dead at the Big Bend Hot Springs Wednesday.
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Brian Fay, co-owner of Shasta Boot Co. on Bechelli, has a new sideline: using his leather-working skills and equipment to make custom holsters (pictured) for folks with concealed carry permits. He's been doing it about six months he told...
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Attention student job seekers! The Mount Shasta Mall will be hosting a job fair April 2nd. The job fair will start at 10 a.m and end at 2 p.m The job fair is in partnership with Shasta College. Leann Williams who is the college’s Employment Developer and Services Technician says “ Come dressed for s
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What is the name of these cascading waterfalls and what road are they located on? 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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Because at 730 mph, you might miss some of the nice scenery. Click start and hang on. Shingletown to Redding at 725 MPH from Skip Murphy on Vimeo. Time lapse driving from Shingletown to Reddi
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Here’s a government owned home for sale in an extremely popular price range. Popular because you can buy this government asset at market value for what you’d pay in rent. Meanwhile everything in ths range seems to be appreciating rapidly in price. Representing the interests of you
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The trial for an ex-California Highway Patrol officer accused of possessing child pornography and illegal assault weapons, among other criminal charges, was postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court until Oct. 1.
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A persistent theme in the discussion of homelessness in Redding is the idea that somehow our community's generosity is being taken advantage of, and that it has made the city a go-to destination for the down-and-out. I've never given much...
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If you have two brand new 2010 Chevrolet Corvettes, both red in color, sitting side by side, how do you tell which one is which?  Many folks would say, ‘by their license plates’.  What if you switched the license plates or for that matter even removed them? A Vehicle Identification Number or VIN is assigned [...]
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Three years ago, my junior high boyfriend got down on one knee and proposed, and I turned him down. Don't worry, this story has a happy ending, I promise. It was a beautiful evening on Maui. We'd just been to a luau, and as we walked across a footbridge over a beautiful pool with a [...]
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Forecasters are saying Redding can expect a sunny Friday and Saturday as temperatures hover in the mid-70s. Friday will bring a high around 76, according to the National Weather Service. At night, temperatures will fall to around 48. Saturday will be a comfortable 75.
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The talk about consolidating Shasta County’s more than two dozen school districts is as endless as it is fruitless. Whether or not school boards want to fully merge with neighbors, though, with creativity they can still find ways to pool resources, shave costs and do the best job by students with their scarce dollars.
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In choice of both topic and foil, Rand Paul’s now legendary Senate filibuster was a stroke of political genius. The topic was, ostensibly, very narrow: Does the president have the constitutional authority to put a drone-launched Hellfire missile through your kitchen — you, a good citizen of Topeka to whom POTUS
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Every America-loving citizen who votes needs to read Thomas Sowell’s March 6 column.
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I saw that Congress may enact a law that extends the country’s budget for a few more months and include an item mandating six-day delivery for the Postal Service, as had been done in the past three decades.
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I like to read all the small stories in the Record Searchlight and the thoughts and opinions of other people.
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I agree that the U.S. has a foreign-aid problem. And, as a disabled person on a fixed income, I feel the problem.
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After a phenomenal fall, the “Year of the Hornet” held true through winter.
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West Valley High's softball team beat Orland 18-0 in a five-inning, shortened game at home Thursday.
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RED BLUFF — The Spartans are reigning Northern Section champions, 11-time winners of that prize and feature a powerful core of talented veterans.
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PALO CEDRO — Even reigning section champs understand lucky breaks are part of the game.
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The Palo Cedro father who was set for a retrial next week in a DUI-related traffic crash that seriously injured his two young daughters pleaded no-contest Thursday to child endangerment and misdemeanor DUI in exchange for probation.
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies are asking for help identifying a man found dead in one of the Big Bend Hot Springs Wednesday.
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One of the newest members of the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection from Shasta County has come to the defense of a controversial fire fee on rural residences.
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ANDERSON — It’s hard to tell 18-year-old Erin Coyle, was nearly killed last month in a fire at her former home.
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On one of their first assignments together, Sgt. Pat Kropholler was wondering if he’d made a mistake with his brand new police dog.
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Mary's Pizza Shack
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City Councilor Gary Cadd thinks Redding needs one. His proposal will be on the agenda next week. I don't recall ever seeing such an ordinance, written into law, simply to guide council procedure, but the world is full of things...
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Citing hordes of concerns raised by neighborhood residents, the Shasta County Planning Commission on Thursday decided to table use permits for two proposed asphalt plants near Anderson until they have more time to think over the controversial projects.
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Redding Police say they've linked an SUV to two separate shootings in which the occupants fired at three vehicles.
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One woman's experience from Leadership Redding motivates her to create a nonprofit to fund K9s for the Redding Police Department.
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A Shasta County jury took little time Thursday to convict a Redding woman of first-degree murder in the 2010 death of one of her two boyfriends.
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"The Greatest Generation" is the Forgotten Generation".
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Join me in welcoming Phil Stone, the author of a new feature, "Phil's Tech Tips", short technology-related columns.  Phil makes house calls, and helps anewscafe.com with many of our IT issues. I've already learned so much from him, such as how to burn a CD, and the dangers of yanking a flash drive from a computer, rath
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Foreclosure activity in Shasta County fell in February for the fifth straight month and plunged 55 percent from a year ago, RealtyTrac reported Thursday.
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Laura Bush visits, musicians to perform and hikes planned in the north state this weekend.
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In 1913: Five days of carnival by the Leavitt-McBride Amusement Co. was being arranged for Redding for May 20 through 24. It was the largest amusement company on the West Coast and came recommended by five different towns down the valley.
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Redding used to have a Carnegie Library, but despite a civic effort to save it, city leaders decided to tear it down for another use.
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Safe Haven Horse Rescue Volunteer Workdays
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office is asking for help in identifying a man found dead in one of the Big Bend Hot Springs.
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Power has been restored to around 2,500 Red Bluff clients after a fire sparked an outage this morning, said officials with Pacific Gas & Electric.
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Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed two Shasta County residents to the California State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection.
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A lumber spill from a semi truck and trailer is blocking part of the Highway 299 on-ramp to southbound Interstate 5.
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The Palo Cedro father set to stand a retrial next week in a DUI-related traffic crash that seriously injured his two young daughters pleaded no-contest this morning in Shasta County Superior Court to child endangerment and misdemeanor DUI in exchange for probation.
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A failed underground switch caused a power outage for about 2,500 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers in southeast Red Bluff.
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On his blog here, Realtor Skip Murphy wonders if Redding's economic fortunes would be any different had it taken the "Enterprise" moniker during the 1970s annexations instead of the other way around. That prompted me to search Dottie Smith's "Dictionary...
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Lim's got its start on Tehama Street in 1933. It moved to its present location on North Market in 1957 (in those days that stretch was known as the Miracle Mile). A "Buzz on the Street" item from March...
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The public is invited to the Redding Cooperative Preschool's annual rummage sale, held this Saturday, March 16, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Trinity Lutheran Church at 2440 Hilltop Drive. All kinds of treasures will be for sale, including baby and children's items, clothes and books for the whole family, furniture and m
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This government owned ’84 built 1926 sqft 4/2 was renovated around ’05 and has been listed again. It’s a very central urban location. Nearby Mistletoe School is highly regarded. Representing the seller which is you and all us other taxpayers in the form of our HUD office is foreclosu
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Red Bluff police are investigating an overnight shooting in which a 27-year-old man was wounded in his upper thigh.
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It's that time of year! Basketball fans are gearing up for March Madness -- a time when the final four teams in the NCAA fight for the title of national champion. While basketball fans are excited about March Madness, Social Security already has a winning “final four” of online services to cheer about: our new my [...]
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Former first lady Laura Bush will speak at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the Redding Civic Auditorium. Author of the best-selling memoir, "Spoken from the Heart," Mrs. Bush also founded the Texas Book Festival and the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Today, as chair of the Women's Initiative at the George W. Bush
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Once a year, most Americans decide to time travel.  We pry our clocks off the wall and crank them forward. Welcome to the Twilight Zone of Daylight Savings Time. We’ve all heard that Ben Franklin proposed the basic idea behind DST in 1784. This is the same guy who flew kites in thunderstorms and suggested [...]
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Seven law enforcement officers, commended by their peers, will be recognized today by The Exchange Club of Redding.
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Redding's streak of sunshine will continue today as temperatures rise to around 77, the National Weather Service is reporting. At night, things will cool down to around 49. Friday will warm up to around 79 under partly sunny skies.
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The numbers are smaller this year, thankfully, but the stressful rite of spring school layoff notices remains as certain as the bloom on the peach trees.
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The item was too delicious to resist: New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, he of the don’t-worry, be-happy approach to the federal deficit, had been forced to declare personal bankruptcy.
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• Go North for Nordic Wine Event • Indian Peak Philanthropy • Dine With Wine at Alger Vineyards • Wine Classes at Anselmo • Buy Wine Tax Free
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Had lunch the other day at the “new” View 202. Executive chef Sean Gafner came aboard Jan. 1 and he’s brought needed and welcome changes. There’s a new menu, new (more affordable) prices and a new (more friendly) vibe.
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Can rummaging around a bus company’s lost and found department pay off?
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The art that Cristina Jaco creates has to do with the expressiveness of color combinations and the impact of the contrasts of light and dark, sometimes in abstract compositions sometimes using representational language.
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I’m getting sick of reading these letters from people complaining about panhandlers. Evidently they have never experienced hard times in their lives.
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While I get the need for the GOP to change its strategy, I do not think giving up our principles is the answer.
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It would seem that Americans now have to worry about being taken out by drones on our own soil at the whim of our own government.
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Somehow, the Republicans in Congress think that cutting federal employees’ pay by 20 percent until Sept. 30 is wonderful politically.
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The Foothill High School baseball team will get the chance to take center stage later this month when it competes in the Boras Classic, which is essentially an unofficial state tournament for baseball.
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West Valley’s boys tennis team fell to Orland 7-2 in a nonleague match Wednesday.
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Seven law enforcement officers commended by their peers will be recognized today by the Exchange Club of Redding.
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Three incidents of dumping piles of dead foxes in Shasta and Tehama counties are being used as examples to push for changes in predator management regulations in California.
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The television set at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Redding had been turned this week to the EWTN Catholic television station for its coverage of the conclave in Rome to elect a new pope.
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California Highway Patrol officers are at a residence in the 9800 block of Harley-Leighton Road tonight where they are investigating the theft of a motorcycle.
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Drug costs are a common concern, but for medications with a generic equivalent, the savings can be significant, a pair of pharmacists said.
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In 1913: A creamery was to be established in Redding. A committee of two, H. C. Miller and John Witherow, were appointed to go through the surrounding country to gather information as to how many cows could be depended upon by the farmers. In order to start the creamery, it was necessary to have an assurance of 350 cows.
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The perspective of the simple life from seniors of today is quite different from the youth of today.
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Do you know the difference between the two types of diabetes? Tips on how to tell the two apart and how to monitor your diet of you're a diabetic.
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What could go wrong with a tattoo? Infections are rare, but make sure your artists knows how to spell.
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Dignity Health, parent organization of three north state hospitals and other health care facilities, said Wednesday it is in talks about selling sell some of its labs.
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RED BLUFF — The search for a defense attorney to represent a Red Bluff man accused of strangling 14-year-old Marysa Nichols last month finally ended Wednesday.
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Theirs was the first gold dredger to operate in Shasta County. They built it and began operating it in approximately 1895. It was powered by a small steam engine which dug the gravel from the bottom of the river with...
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The Shasta County District Attorney’s Office is asking local businesses to come forward if they’ve been victimized by a local felon they say has circulated nearly $18,000 in bad checks.
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The Lance is currently reviewing student artwork that may be presented at Marketfest this summer. Looking for paintings, sculptures, photography, dance or performing arts. If art is your forte or your profession and would like to receive exposure, please contact Chief Editor Matt at The Lance: matthew.laurie@thelanceonli
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After spending most of the past year in the wilds of the north state, California’s lone wolf, OR-7, has returned to Oregon.
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A Shasta County jury — the second to hear the case — may begin deliberations today in the retrial of a Redding woman accused of killing her ex-boyfriend.
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Redding’s three largest school districts are looking at the possibility of combining bus routes to save money down the road.
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The Siskiyou Progressive Alliance said today that it is bringing David Cobb, who ran as the Green Party's presidential candidate in 2004, to speak on corporate influence in politics March 24.
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The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office is looking for clues in the theft of tools and equipment valued at more than $5,000.
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If you want to get together a majority in California I think your only chance is to be more of a libertarian Republican. So Kentucky Republican senator and filibustering hero Rand Paul tells Politico, for an article about how the...
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Dignity Health, parent company of three north state hospitals and other health care facilities, said today that it is in talks to sell some of its labs.
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If they don't today they may in the near future. Bloomberg reports that private-equity giant Blackstone Group has spent billions to buy rental properties in recent months. And it's not alone. Wonder if the big money guys get preference on...
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The Shasta County District Attorney’s Office is asking local businesses to come forward if they’ve been victimized by a local felon who’s circulated nearly $18,000 in bad checks.
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A series of very short person-on-the-street interviews posted recently on YouTube....
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California's lone wolf, OR-7, has returned to Oregon.
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A blaze in Oak Run today was a large prescribed burn, firefighters said.
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RED BLUFF — The search for an attorney to represent a Red Bluff man accused of strangling 14-year-old Marysa Nichols last month finally came to an end today.
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This is classic. Thanks Erin. You’re Really Redding. More of the talented Erin at Still Married.net. For the record, I think we should have taken the name
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Call me cynical but I've never believed it was about money, or the lack thereof, to do some easy software code-writing. Nor am I convinced our sheriff pulled the plug on providing mugshots of jailbirds because of concerns about ethics...
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Here’s a modern stucco beauty on a cul de sac in the gated Lake California community. We do love Lake California for all these reasons: “The community encompasses approximately 2,200 acres and features s
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Jeff Gordon Test Drive Prank Jeff Gordon and Pepsi MAX go to a car dealership where a disguised Jeff Gordon takes an unsuspecting car salesman on the test drive of his life. #GordonTestDrive. This is awesome! The post Jeff Gordon Test
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What if the “prime directive” of business was to nurture life and serve the common good, as opposed to common greed? Unfortunately, the pursuit of the common good these days is about as common as common sense, and most of us have seen first-hand how common that is! What if we celebrated goodness, generosity and fairne
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The valley will experience a high of 80 under sunny skies today, according to the National Weather Service. The temperatures will fall to around 48 at night. Thursday will be partly sunny with a high near 77.
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A habitual parole offender was arrested for the 11th time Tuesday after the Redding Police Department's night squad spotted the man downtown.
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When his constituents have a problem, Tom Bosenko acts — at least, if they’re the right constituents.
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There are so many fallacies about race that it would be hard to say which is the most ridiculous.
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For the Turtle Bay board of trustees, the greed factor appears to have gotten into the battle here. Paying the prevailing wage to union workers is the fair thing to do.
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Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat, was on the television speaking without knowledge of our current gun laws.
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As a former president of the California Horticultural Society, I wish to follow up on Mary Lou Davies’ article of March 7.
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Cats and dogs want to be taken to live with you. They are waiting for you at shelters, and you can adopt one.
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Enterprise’s boys basketball team thrived in the fourth quarter all year.
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Over on Redding.com, blogger Marc Beauchamp posed a challenge --  ".....a contest to come up with a telling or funny acronym that spells R-E-D-D-I-N-G."I call it a Dream Assignment for a songwriter who loves
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Jordan Spaschak just wanted to play basketball.
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The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Not on Tuesday, however. Not with a trip to the NorCal finals on the line.
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The No. 3 Enterprise High girls basketball team had its season end Tuesday with a 63-47 loss on the road in San Francisco at second-seeded St. Ignatius, in the CIF NorCal Division III semifinals.
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Shasta Union High School District trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to lay off two teachers; cut six nonteaching jobs, including a maintenance supervisor, food manager and office assistants; and reduce the hours of eight clerical and other workers.
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In 1913: The contract to furnish 1,000 cords of wood to the iron smelter at Heroult was let by the Noble Electric Steel Co. to Michael Leonardini and Louis Thoenert of Redding. The thousand cords would be used in making charcoal and byproducts at the smelter.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge on Tuesday sentenced an ex-California Highway Patrol officer who pleaded no contest to felony DUI to nearly six months in county jail followed by probation.
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A first-grade teacher at Meadow Lane Elementary School is on administrative leave while authorities investigate allegations she had drugs and alcohol with her at the campus last month.
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Shasta County supervisors Tuesday added a $75,000 code enforcement job to the county’s roster to help deal with medical marijuana violations.
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This might be too cute by half, but is it crazy to suggest that the Sheraton at Turtle Bay could pay fair-market rent for its parcel of city-owned property -- thus shedding any concerns about the cost of paying prevailing...
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On Feb. 28, Diane and Curtis Whitmire learned their missing daughter, Marysa Nichols, had been slain.
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Serious biologists, now they want to reintroduce the Shasta ground sloth. And even though the animal's extinct, apparently the idea is not entirely fanciful -- once again proving that we're living in a sci-fi movie. So ... why? Great question....
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Rethink your drink, learn how to eat healthy and find ways to get exercise into your daily life at this month's Lean-N-Green events in Shasta County.
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Rethink Your Drink Shasta invites high school students to enter a poster contest featuring the message "Rethink Your Drink, Go H2O."
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The Enterprise High boys and girls basketball teams lost their playoff games tonight.
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Redding police are investigating a suspicious death of a 21-month-old child admitted last month to U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929.
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By: Patrick Carr Picture: Mike Nowak pitches in Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader Photo by Elias Nesser   A fresh bullpen is an unhappy bullpen, but if Shasta College’s starting pitchers can pitch the whole game like they did on Saturday and sweep a doubleheader, the bullpen and t
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RED BLUFF — The Red Bluff man accused of strangling 14-year-old Marysa Nichols last month denied any involvement in her murder Tuesday just as new information on the case and the murder scene emerged from court documents obtained by the Record Searchlight.
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RED BLUFF — The Red Bluff man accused of strangling 14-year-old Marysa Nichols last month denied any involvement in her murder Tuesday just as new information on the case and the murder scene emerged from court documents obtained by the Record Searchlight.
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Your are invited to St. Joseph School Kindergarten Roundup.
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Your are invited to St. Joseph School Kindergarten Roundup.
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The Yellow Door hosts the 2nd annual Chico Walks for Autism at One-Mile Bidwell Park in Chico April 7th
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The Yellow Door hosts the 2nd annual Chico Walks for Autism at One-Mile Bidwell Park in Chico April 7th
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Simpson University senior Janelle Roth’s recent Student Research Symposium presentation about media and propaganda in China and North Korea had an unlikely current news tie: basketball star Dennis Rodman’s visit to the latter country. Roth, who will graduate in April with a bachelor’s degree in communication, was aske
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Simpson University senior Janelle Roth’s recent Student Research Symposium presentation about media and propaganda in China and North Korea had an unlikely current news tie: basketball star Dennis Rodman’s visit to the latter country. Roth, who will graduate in April with a bachelor’s degree in communication, was aske
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Wrap yourself in your feather boa and don your best bowtie! Girls Incorporated of the Northern Sacramento Valley is hosting its biggest fundraiser yet -- the Boas & Bowties Gala. This formal evening will feature the swinging sounds of the Straight Ahead Big Band, a ballroom dance lesson, tours of the award-winning Redd
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The Board had a light agenda on this sunny Tuesday morning. As always, there was some interest, or entertainment, in the Public Comment Period – Open Time. Anyone may address the Board during this time, speaking for up to three minutes on “matters within the jurisdiction of the Board.” The Board cannot take action or
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Authorities on Tuesday resumed search for other skeletal remains near where they found a skull along an irrigation canal a day earlier.
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Authorities on Tuesday resumed search for other skeletal remains near where they found a skull along an irrigation canal a day earlier.
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A Weaverville man and woman were taken into custody after deputies say they found almost a hundred pounds of marijuana, around 165 plants, a gun and children at the couple's home.
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A Weaverville man and woman were taken into custody after deputies say they found almost a hundred pounds of marijuana, around 165 plants, a gun and children at the couple's home.
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It was Natural Resources Day at the Board of Supervisors on March 5, as the Board received reports about wolves, fire and rural roads in the National Forest. Each of these issues has some controversy, of course. Karen Kovacs from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (recently renamed from Fish and Game) provided a
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Redding police are investigating a suspicious death of a 21-month-old child admitted last month to U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
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Redding police are investigating a suspicious death of a 21-month-old child admitted last month to U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
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"Someone's going to get killed out here and it's going to be major," said Beth Smith, whose backyard fence was wiped out by a speeding car last year. Of the day? Actually, that's from a 2007 article by Dr. Mobley....
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Bravo to songwriter Erin Friedman for the most creative entry yet!...
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Deputies say they're looking for a burglar who broke into the Bowman Community Church and stole an Apple computer and two radios.
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A Shasta County jury today convicted a 28-year-old man of 30 felonies for molesting a family babysitter repeatedly when the girl was 12 and 13, according to the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office.
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Local baseball player Marco Grifantini finds success in international competition and can be seen representing Italy in the ongoing World Baseball Classic.
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Foothill girls take Championship at Cubs 11th Annual Junior Varsity Softball Tournament
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The 4th Annual D & P Predator Hunt was held on February 8-10, 2013. Thirty-seven three-person teams competed for the top prize. This is the thirrd year that the D & P Predator Hunt has supported ShanesWay.
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Kickin red cowgirl boots give 13-year-old Shelby Crawford a leg up.
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Keeton Cahill has only spent two days so far with a crew of fellow scouts and family members ripping out vines and overgrown shrubs at the outdoor living space at House of Grace, the program he has selected for his Eagle project. But, his mind is racing and his list is growing with all the possible changes he hopes to make
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I'm writing a story about the historic Carnegie Library that once stood on the west side of the Lorenz Hotel. Just for fun, do you know how many steps led up to the front door? And do you know what...
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While we are currently looking at something moderately resembling a rebound in the housing market, foreclosures are by no means a thing of the past. Every day, victims of the recession are forced to drop out of the homeowner race. For a season, banks were willing to work with anyone who showed interest in fighting [...]
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A Redding driver who pleaded no contest in January to vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated after hitting and killing a woman with his car in 2011 will have to wait two more weeks to learn how he’ll be sentenced.
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By: Ryan Loughrey   To ring in Chinese New Year, multitudes flocked to the mountain town of Weaverville, 45 miles west of Redding. Events were centered around the Joss House, a State Historic Park as well as Chinese Temple.   Onlookers were able to witness members of the White Tiger
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge today sentenced an ex-California Highway Patrol officer who pleaded no contest in January to felony DUI to nearly 6 months in county jail followed by probation.
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A leading concern is related to the homeless and transient populations, and members hope to soon launch a "redirecting of generosity" campaign to encourage giving money to service groups instead of panhandlers. So reports the Chico E-R, about business-led efforts...
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Two more defense attorneys declined to represent Quentin Ray Bealer, the Red Bluff man accused of strangling a 14-year-old girl, citing potential conflicts of interest.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Can't get rid of that paunch? A Chicago-area gym suggests working out with your pooch.
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Live among the olive orchards in Happy Valley, or start your own olive empire. Actually not Anderson proper, this area is most commonly referred to as Happy Valley. Can you be happy here? Perhaps you can if you plant your 3 acres with new style
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A traffic stop early today led to the arrests two people after Anderson police say they found a rifle that had been reported as stolen in Redding.
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Sunny skies with a high temperature near 79 are in Redding's weather forecast for today. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say winds are expected to be calm and tonight's low should be around 43 degrees. Mostly sunny skies and a high near 81 are forecast for Wednesday, while Thursday should see mo
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A California Highway Patrol officer who pleaded no-contest in January to felony DUI in connection with a chain-reaction traffic accident is scheduled to be sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State has released a document sought by some of its critics detailing the agreement with former FBI director Louis Freeh to investigate the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, a review that cost the school about $8.1 million.
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Today we talk with Stacia Brown, formerly of Redding, about her debut historical novel, "Accidents of Providence" - a book you may recall from an earlier story here on anewscafe.com. I tried to not repeat questions that appear on your blog's Q&A, which readers can check out here. Q: Stacia, thank you for taking time t
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There must have been moments this past weekend when Chuck Hagel wondered why he ever wanted the job of secretary of defense and why he put up with so much abuse from his former Senate colleagues to get it.
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California’s Parole Board goes by the book, even when it comes to the most heinous murderers. It pretty much has to, or its decisions will be overturned by the courts, which must rule on the letter of the law.
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Rather than lamenting the destructive consequences of the looming redefinition of marriage by Supreme Court edict, let us first celebrate God’s good gift to the human race of marriage and the natural family of husband, wife and children for companionship, for procreation of the human race, and for sheer sensual pleasu
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Although I have never used cannabis, I have been in favor of legalizing it for several reasons — freeing up our jail cells for more deserving criminals, the tax revenue, and, like cigarettes and alcohol, people are going to do it anyway legal or not.
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I am outraged that you would put a large picture of the accused murderer of Marysa Nichols on the same page as a small picture of her.
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Need Camp naturalist Lindsey Maglietta (right) leads a group in exercises to promote teamwork Monday at the camp in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Monday was the first day of camp for 127 students from Manzanita and Sequioa schools. Warm, springlike weather arrived with daylight saving time this weekend, and the sunn
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Enterprise has one more piece of adversity to overcome to reach the NorCal championships.
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Sun Oaks Aquatic Racing took fifth as a team and had three swimmers finish in the top three in overall points for their age group at the 14-and-under Junior Olympics at Solano Community College over the weekend.
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Hello from Chris deHart, True stories of war, love, and moral conflict occurred near Mount Shasta in the 1850's that rival any Shakespearean play or Greek tragedy. Joaquin Miller, the Poet of the Sierras, frontier adventurer and prolific writer first...
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Redding police are investigating the discovery of a human skull along an irrigation canal earlier today.
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In 1913: Balaklala’s $30,000 smelter smokestack was warped. Since the big crack appeared on the south face, the stack was no longer circular at the top. It was elliptical, and the deformity was plainly visible for a half a mile. There was grave danger that the stack would fall.
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Some people like to collect stuff. Stamps. Bobblehead dolls. Teacups. Husbands.
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In the mid-19th century, Joaquin Miller migrated to California from Oregon, and was soon embroiled in the turmoil of the Shasta region, fighting a pitched battle against renegade Indians at Castle Lake, getting jailed at Old Shasta for horse theft, and marrying the daughter of a Wintu Indian chief near the present town of M
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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It took a couple hours to do the work. It took 16 months, $4,000 and countless office hours to get a permit we didn't need and never received. Gregg Stevens, owner of the Dolphin Isle Marina and RV campground on...
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RED BLUFF -- One of two men who reportedly convinced a Red Bluff man accused of murdering a 14-year-old girl to turn himself in to police was in Tehama County jail Monday along with him.
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Community activists and master gardeners, rest assured three of the five evergreens with the round tops at the corners of the Lithia dealership on East Cypress Avenue will be spared the chainsaw.
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Unlike some other air shows that have been sent scrambling to find replacements for the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds due to automatic federal budget cuts, the 2014 Redding Air Show is sitting pretty.
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Sheryl Sandberg is not backing down.
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MOUNT SHASTA -- Just a few weeks ago Gabe Cashman, 24, was looking forward to taking a job as a botanist in Arcata. But that changed Feb. 24, when he was nearly killed while walking home along McCloud Avenue on the east side of Mount Shasta.
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Richard Douse has a reading assignment for north state residents. The Sacramento River is central to the beauty, recreation and economy of Northern California. So to understand the river’s place in the region, Douse wants people to read Bob Madgic’s new book “The Sacramento, a Transcendent River.” “I think it shou
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Tehama County sheriff’s deputies are looking for suspects in the burglary of two vehicles and 10 units at South Main Mini Storage in Red Bluff.
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I received a flier outlining a plan of action to upgrade Tiger Field in Redding to host a higher level of collegiate league baseball. Local enthusiasts are hoping to secure a $250K grant. Here’s a brief overview of the needed upgrades:
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Homily 4th Sunday of Lent (Year C) Luke 15: 1-3, 11-32 The Prodigal “Sons” There is a great desire in all of us to find happiness and to feel fulfilled in our lives. For many of us, o
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Q. What does your faith tradition teach about stewardship over the Earth?
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Our congressman's take on the Kentucky senator's filibuster last week? Whole-hearted enthusiasm. His office emails: While members of the House of Representatives do not have speaking privileges on the Senate floor, Rep. LaMalfa was part of the "conservative cavalry" of...
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According to the Census Bureau's monster dataset of where Americans commuted to and from between 2006 and 2010, four Shasta County residents were traveling not just to the next county but to the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan during that...
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Picture: Kayla Spini pitches for the Lady Knights in the first game of a doubleheader against Butte College Saturday. By: Patrick Carr Photo by Elias Nesser   The Lady Knights softball team is in the hunt for a GVC championship this season and got conference play started this weekend with
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Logical Disbelief: It can be a very convenientand seemingly-safe rock to crawl under.The FAMILY LAW/CPS INDUSTRIALISTS do "it" to even our most vulnerable Protective Parents and Children every day - and many of our fellow Citizens complain t
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Special! Dragstrip rates at the official hotel of the Redding Dragstrip: GAIA Shasta Hotel in Anderson. Gaia Hotel is the Exclusive Host Hotel for the Racers and Attendees! Negotiated Discounted Group Rate of $84.00
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Here’s a brief tour video of 6.29 acres in the tall pines overlooking a vineyard. There’s a cabin and a 5th wheel and all utilities in place. The original older small home on the property fell into disrepair, and the seller moved into a 5th wheel travel trailer under a metal ramada. The seller a
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Stoney Redding indeed. Perhaps someone simply forgot to make those mortgage payments. It’s bank owned now, and ready for a new Stoney resident on this Stoney Drive in the Churn Creek Bottom. From the supplied photos, it looks like it has 2 separate kitchens. Representing the ban
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Forecasters say today will be another warm, sunny day in Redding. The high should hit around 76 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Tonight's low, on the other hand, will be about 49 degrees. Expect sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s for the rest of the week as well.
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   NEW YORK: Sydney Mancasola, 25, of Redding, was selected as one of six 2013  Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions winners. In the world of opera, this is a very big deal. Often referred to as the "American Idol" of opera, the National Council Auditions is considered the most prestigious contest in opera,
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In a world where terrible things happen every day, can we write a law to stop all of them? Should we even try?
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Interesting that Redding is known as a "Tree City" by the Arbor Day Foundation. Trees are often, unnecessarily, destroyed in the name of "progress." We have another case, where Lithia Chevrolet is planning on killing Melaleuca trees, trees unique in our area. I canceled my membership in the Foundation years ago.
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he reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act occurred in Congress without debate for nearly two decades, each time improving safeguards and options for women suffering from abuse. I applaud the bipartisan group of legislators who succeeded in passing the legislation again this week.
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I wish I could speak directly to North Korea. If I could, I would say, "What's wrong with your brain, Kim Jong Un? Don't you realize that you are the size of Utah? It doesn't even matter if you did have the weapons you profess to have, because, it doesn't even make a dent in what we've got.
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There was a time when I would have whole-heartedly agreed that nothing but a hard-line and clear demands on such regimes as North Korea would do. But the longer I walk with Jesus, the more I see that he has love and hope for people like Kim Jong Un, and it wouldn't be outside of the box for him to use another "freakish outc
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All that's needed to keep the trails safe is to post signs asking people to call 911 if they witness crime and be on the look out for it. What is a patrol going to do if they see crime? Call 911. What's the difference? Everybody has a cellphone.
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Shasta native Sydney Mancasola was named one of six winners of the Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions in New York on Sunday.
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The 28-inch-tall structures with shingle roofs look like oversized birdhouses. But these aren’t posh places for plump chickens, they’re boxes for books.
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Shasta Lake gas station robbed
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In 1913: A delegation of farmers, all members of the Shasta County Farmers’ Protective Association, went before the supervisors and asked them to appropriate $2,000 to help them in their litigation with the smelting companies to abate alleged damage from smelter smoke.
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Chelsey Holley’s two home runs helped the Anderson High softball team win the championship game Saturday at its sixth annual Cubs Classic Small Schools Tournament at Big League Dreams.
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Sydney Mancasola, a 25-year-old Shasta native, was named one of six winners of the Metropolitan Opera's National Council Auditions competition today.
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Fire crews responded this afternoon to a structure fire on Canpom Court in north Redding.
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A car crashed into a tree this morning in the Millville area, according to initial reports.
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As Pope Benedict XVI retires, Catholicism is at a crossroads. It is a deeply polarized religion. Its values and culture predate capitalism. Today, many Catholic Americans are globalized and often torn between a spiritual vision of the world and their acceptance of secularized society. Nevertheless in both First and Third Wo
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Shasta County deputies are looking for the man they say robbed a Shasta Lake gas station at gunpoint early this morning.
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The north state will stay sunny and in the 70s today, the National Weather Service is reporting. Redding can expect temperatures to rise to around 74 degrees today. Nighttime will cool the air down to around 47 degrees. Monday will warm up to around 76.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park’s board last week announced it will ask a judge to overrule the California Department of Industrial Relations, which has said it must pay the prohibitively expensive prevailing wage on construction of a proposed four-star Sheraton hotel. Trade unions that had fought for the prevailing wage
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The Hornets felt the weight of the Northern Section reputation on their back.
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"Jersey Shore" is coming to Redding.
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During her 16th day on the stand Wednesday, 32-year-old Jodi Ann Arias calmly answered more than 100 questions submitted by the jurors in her murder trial.
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In 1913: Cottonwood wanted a road to Westwood. A delegation from Cottonwood appeared before the supervisors and asked the board to build a road from Gas Point to a junction with the road between Harrison Gulch and Bee Gum, on the Tehama County line, thus making a good road from Hayfork and Peanut, Trinity County, to Cottonw
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The Shasta College baseball team swept College of the Siskiyous in a home doubleheader Saturday afternoon, earning its first Golden Valley Conference victories of the season.
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A woman died and four people, including a 2-year-old girl and a 3-year-old girl, suffered major injuries in a crash outside Yreka on Saturday.
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"Jersey Shore" is coming to Redding.
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Over the past few months, Washington politicians at all levels have scrambled to disavow responsibility for the mandatory $1.2 trillion in cuts to defense and domestic budgets over the next decade.
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ou may have noticed that our unusually dry-clear February has been periodically interrupted by smoke from numerous controlled burns surrounding Redding. The National Park Service at Whiskeytown, Forest Service at Shasta Lake and Rotary with city partners have been very busy.
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm 16 with a stepsister the same age. We share a room during visitations and have become good friends. She has confided that she is gay and is having gay sex with a gay friend. The quandary is that I now feel very uncomfortable undressing in front of her.
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Our little feathered friend is really gone. We've been waiting several days with fingers crossed but so far it's been in vain. In a recent column I mentioned an injured little bird that hopped into our lives while making visits to our backyard bird feeding station. We called the little goldfinch Hip-Hop and looked forward t
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Last week, my three kids and I visited my family in the Santa Cruz mountains where I grew up. It was a wonderful time filled with aunts, uncles, a nana, a papa and cousins. We are grateful for family.
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If you've never met Lovejoy, never read Jonathan Gash, you're missing a fun -- and informative -- read about antiques.
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Jocelyn Waters and John Gibbons, both of San Diego, are engaged to be married on July 20, 2013, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in San Diego. The bride-elect is the daughter of John Waters and Lynn Wheeler, both of Washington. She graduated from Washington State University in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in English. She
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The Redding Library offers both free computer and free sign language (ASL, PIDGIN and SEE) classes.
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"Six Strikes" policy by major Internet providers aims to combat digital piracy.
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I've found the residents of Ireland and Northern Ireland to be some of the most welcoming to tourists. Ask directions on the street and you'll likely be asked where you live in North America, what the climate is like in Redding, and how long you're staying in Ireland. No matter how long you say you'll be there, they'll shak
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Deanna Siste of San Francisco and Marty Contreras of Santa Rosa are engaged to be married on June 8, 2013, at Presidio Log Cabin, in the Presidio, San Francisco. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gene and Sheri Siste of Austin, Texas; and Jim and Bobbie Allen of Elgin, Texas. She graduated from the University of Texa
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Again, as we debate America's lack of funds and huge deficit, one has to wonder why the United States just gave Egypt up to $1 billion in order to support "Egypt's future as a democracy." As we struggle with funding programs here at home, one has to wonder about our priority. Sounds as if we have plenty of money to go aroun
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I would like to thank the Redding Target employees for putting out a flower memorial to "Robert," the homeless gentleman who often sat outside our Target store. When I first saw it, I thought a shopper had left it there while they finished their shopping inside Target. I said something about it, and was told that it was put
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The Honorable Doug "Moonwalker" LaMalfa representing the angry red 1st Congressional District in the deep blue of California's political seascape has once again distinguished himself as a man's man and woman's foe.
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When Shasta County bike organizations showed "Reveal the Path," a bike trip documentary, at the Cascade Theatre last month, they hoped to broadcast bicycling-as-a-lifestyle inroads made in our community.
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The battle rages over prevailing wage, pitting the tea party-run City Council against what shreds are left of working people's fairness in what has become Potterville. Turtle Bay Exploration Park, a great educational resource for our community, decided to build (or have built) a hotel next to it.
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In reference to Jeff Shellenbarger's Sunday letter, I agree that we should care for the poor. That's why we give to the many programs in Redding that help them such as Good News Rescue Mission, Loaves & Fishes and many churches that have street ministries, to name a few. It is not hard to find these resources.
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The north state will stay sunny and in the 70s today, the National Weather Service is reporting. Redding can expect temperatures to rise to around 75 today. Nighttime will cool the air down to around 43. Monday will warm up to around 76.
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RED BLUFF — It was beneath photos of Marysa Nichols covering a friend in sand at the beach, jumping in a Snow White costume, smiling as she snapped a self-portrait with a cellphone and hugging loved ones that family, friends and the community mourned the 14-year-old who was found slain near her high school Feb. 28.
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One person is dead and four people, including a 2-year-old girl and a 3-year-old girl, suffered major injuries in a Montague crash today.
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The Northern Section has six teams in the NorCal quarterfinals tonight in the CIF state playoffs.
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Dear Babe: In 1994 my wife and I traveled to Washington, D.C., for a vacation. A new sports bar, Senators, had just opened on the street level of our hotel. In the bar, we noticed a man that people were talking to, getting pictures of and signatures from. I was told it was Harmon Killebrew. Since I didn’t come prepare
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When Tammy Brazil got a phone call from somebody claiming to be with Pacific Gas & Electric Co., the Shasta Lake business owner was immediately suspicious.
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Births — February, 2013
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Q: My good-intentioned neighbor puts large pans of dog food out every night for the raccoons. I've tried to talk to my neighbor, telling her it's not good for wildlife to be fed by an unnatural food source, but she turns a deaf ear. Are there laws against feeding wildlife? Is there any other advice you can give me?
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The Gnarly Neon Run is coming to Redding on April 27. Runners will rock out to awesome beats while getting showered in colorful chaos throughout the course. Join your friends and family as you run, hop, skip or walk together at Turtle Bay. Crazy costumes are not only welcome but are part of the fun while rocking out to the
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West Cottonwood School went into lockdown Friday after a neighbor reported seeing a mountain lion in her yard, adjacent to the west side of the school.
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RED BLUFF - Police say they arrested a man after he allegedly tried to pass a fake check at a Tri Counties Bank Friday.
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A suspected gang member tried to hit his ex-girlfriend with a baseball bat and then told officers he would kill them while he was being arrested Friday, police say.
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Here’s a bank owned home in the Enterprise area on a good sized 85′ x 120′ lot. “Great 3/2 in an established area. Home offers separate living room and family rooms, bonus room behind garage and a large back yard. Please allow 2-3
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In the 2011 growing season, market gardeners Brian Marshall and Nancy Heinzel owners of Sawmill Creek Farms in Paradise, stretched themselves and their 3 acre-CSA and market garden further than it had been stretched before and began growing a portion of their fresh produce for several Paradise food pantries. They donated th
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That was supposed to be the headline of my column today, to go with the first item -- a contest to come up with a telling or funny acronym that spells R-E-D-D-I-N-G. I offered up one. Here's another, the product...
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Clint Goodwin, an eighth-grader at Boulder Creek School in Redding, won Saturday's Record Searchlight Spelling Bee.
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The No. 3 Enterprise Hornets’ boys basketball team continues its run at a state title when it hosts No. 6 Weston Ranch of Stockton in a NorCal Division III quarterfinal game at 7:30 p.m. today.
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North state residents can expect a sunny and warm weekend, as temperatures stay in the 70s, the National Weather Service is reporting. Forecasters say today will bring a high around 70, though winds could reach 14 mph with 21 mph gusts. At night, temperatures will fall to around 41. Sunday will shower plenty of sunshi
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Enterprise has been preparing for today since early December.
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Bryon Hamilton isn’t the kind of man who settles.
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Kacey Pokorny might not be as dominant as Cheridan Hawkins.
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The Shasta High baseball team topped Sac-Joaquin Section’s Bear River 8-3, before falling to Sutter 12-0 in a five-inning game to end the day at the Oroville Tournament on Friday.
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Will someone please tell Paul Degnan and others that the rifle used in the Sandy Hook shootings is not an automatic weapon.
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Regarding Councilwoman Missy McArthur's proposal for Redding trails, I volunteered and participated in the Volunteers-In-Parks program in the Santa Monica Mountains. The volunteers always were patrolling in groups of two or more, registered on the VIPs website for a given park, trail or place, date and time, before going on
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Until this week, the last "talking filibuster" was in 2010, when Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., spoke for eight hours against extending the George W. Bush-era tax cuts. Freshman Sen. Rand Paul, Ky., this week vowed to "speak until I can no longer speak" to force the Obama administration to renounce the use of drones to attack
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Jesus, the Good Book tells us, was able to make the blind see. In my case, it was Richard Nixon. But I'm getting ahead of myself.
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A man who died Thursday after a wreck in downtown Redding was identified Friday a George Stephen Sadowski, 91, of Anderson.
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Two large properties in Redding once targeted for residential development were not among the 31 parcels that sold for a combined $500,000 last month at auction by the Shasta County tax collector.
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The face of Redding’s Miracle Mile is changing.
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In 1913: The Keswick 19-year-old smelter building was in the scrap heap. The work of demolition of the frame and sheet iron building was completed the previous week. A wire cable was attached to the main supports of the structure, and three locomotives at the other end of the cable pulled away. Down came the building with a
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Eleven people were arrested Thursday during a probation sweep conducted by the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office and Redding Police Department, the departments announced Friday.
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Her slim hands shaking, a petite 27-year-old Redding woman nearly abducted by two strangers Wednesday morning spoke of her frightening ordeal and how her life has changed almost overnight.
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Friends of an 18-year old who was killed in December on Victor Avenue will fan out around the corridor’s neighborhoods today to collect signatures calling for fixes to make the road safer for pedestrians.
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In 1913: The patrons of the Oak Run School voted to move the schoolhouse where more children could attend. It would be moved near the William Stevenson place.
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Authorities say a roadway is open after being blocked this evening by a three-vehicle wreck.
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It's a winding 112-mile, two-hour drive from Susanville to Redding.
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Last December he called them "our biggest enemy in this county" -- the "NIMBYs" who were throwing up roadblocks to the community correction center for most-at-risk offenders being sent home under the state's prison realignment. Well, Supervisor Hawes has retired...
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Certified flight instructor Irwin Fust will lead an aviation ground school course at 6 p.m. April 4 at Red Bluff Municipal Airport.
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To our readers: The Record Searchlight introduces a new column this week by Donna Stiles. Stiles is the owner of Donna's Dam Seeds in Shasta Lake. She will offer tips each week in the Home and Garden section on gardening in the north state. She also welcomes your questions. You can contact her at donnasdamseeds@att.net.
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As spring approaches, along with warmer and longer days, one will discover many enticing native perennials in bloom along the roadsides and recreational trails of Shasta County.
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Since the proposed raising of Shasta Dam, its impacts on the McCloud river and American Indian sacred sites, and the rebirth of the Peripheral Canal around the Delta are much in the news, maybe it's time to read (or reread) Marc Reisner's "Cadillac Desert: the American West and Its Disappearing Water." (582 pages, Penguin B
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For some, the ideal kitchen is a big, noisy place where soup bubbles on the stove and everyone assembles around a big table. But for others, the perfect kitchen is one that is completely hidden away: no unsightly stovetop grill, no coffee machine on the counter, no imposing stainless-steel fridge.
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Q. I've had trouble with seedlings dying soon after emerging from the soil. What's going on?
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Evergreen Middle School went into lockdown Thursday afternoon after a student, 12 reported a stranger grabbing her shoulders on campus.
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I marvel at our hypocrisy of rejecting the notion of horse or dog meat on our dinner plates, while condemning cows, pigs, and chickens to the same fate. Obviously, we have established special relationships with horses and dogs as our companions, protectors, and sports protagonists, rather than as food.
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Djimoulidine is our winner who guessed the photo correctly at 9:29. It is the old Pollock Bridge and the small community of Pollock at the far end of the bridge. Congratulations Djimoulidine for winning a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's...
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After more than 30 years in business – the last nine on the Miracle Mile – Cowboys Mattress Outlet is closing.
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By Samantha Gonzales Shasta college students scramble to put together the finishing touches on the Lance’s official site to put a link on the Shasta College’s official site. Putting together finishing touches on articles and graphics and making sure the reporter’s work is ready to be viewed virally. Much har
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Redding firefighters today said a fire that killed a 70-year-old Redding man likely started at the stove of the man's apartment.
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Need privacy? This place has plenty. “This home needs a bit of TLC and it will be even more amazing! Situated on just over 10 acres where you can enjoy the tree-studded land, gentle hill, and creek. The layout is unique, and there are gardening boxes in the front yard. Come make
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A 73-year-old woman was injured late this morning when a car backed into her in a parking lot on Athens Avenue in Redding.
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Ask retired Redding police chief Peter Hansen what he’s been reading lately and he just might mention Jeff Robinson’s debut crime novel, “Keeping the Secret.”
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On 03/07/13 at approximately 4:49 p.m., an on-duty Redding Police Officer witnessed a two-vehicle collision on Placer Street at the intersection of Oregon Street. He reported a blue 1996 Geo Metro, driven by a white male adult, crossed Placer Street on north bound on Oregon Street directly in front of a White 1997 Saturn, d
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What is the name of the bridge and the little community on the other side of the bridge? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win the prize plus...
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Eleven people were arrested Thursday during a probation sweep conducted by the Shasta County Sheriff's Office and Redding Police Department.
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If you bought a pickup truck, then you need to pay for a pickup truck.  Part of owning a pickup truck is registering it as a pickup truck.  First let’s clarify what a pickup truck is.  A "pickup truck" is a motor truck with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of less than 11,500 pounds, an unladen weight
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When I sit with my clients, I often keep in mind that each of us has two of them.  Two minds, I mean.  We may have a single brain but within that 3 pound mass is room for the whole universe and two different ways to see it. Even though some of us think or [...]
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After a brief set of storms, Redding will warm up as the sun shines today and Saturday, the National Weather Service is forecasting. Today's high will hover around 63. At night, temperatures will cool down to around 37. Saturday will be sunny and bring a high near 68.
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North state high school skiers had top finishes at the California-Nevada High School Ski Championships that were held Wednesday and Thursday at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park.
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Shasta College baseball may be taking notes from George Santayana.
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For Sonny Stupek and the Knights, last season was an agonizing break from tradition.
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March Madness has come a bit early.
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Anderson High’s softball program has been among the Northern Section’s best for the past two years.
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The Foothill High baseball team stayed undefeated in 2013 on Thursday by beating Wheatland 8-3 and host Oroville 13-3 in five innings in the first round of the Oroville Tournament.
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After a brief set of storms, Redding will warm up as the sun shines today and Saturday, the National Weather Service is forecasting. Today's high will hover around 63. At night, temperatures will cool down to around 37. Saturday will be sunny and bring a high near 68.
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Gateway Unified School District in Shasta Lake is cutting seven teaching and two counseling jobs.
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Tax attorney and recent congressional candidate Jim Reed says he’ll sue Shasta LAFCO if it doesn’t soon conduct studies that local agencies say are required by state law.
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A state program that offers hiring and other tax credits to eligible businesses is undergoing changes proponents say would reduce its benefits.
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No one was hurt when a woman crashed her SUV into the Holiday Quality Foods store in Palo Cedro Thursday afternoon.
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Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. Patrizzia Fox-Beaudet likes that word.
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Electricity was installed in the house! Mrs. Grace Richards inherited the house and property from her father Charles Camden. In 1927, she contracted with Pacific Gas & Electric to install 100 lights and numerous power plugs. Now the house could...
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WASHINGTON — Sequestration is not the best time to be doling out foreign aid, surely the most unpopular item in the federal budget. Especially when the recipient is President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt.
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Willard Hunter, Anderson
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Sue Mcmichael, Redding
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Hugo Chavez’s lieutenants and loyalists, the “Chavistas,” have picked up seamlessly where the deceased dictator left off — in ignoring Venezuela’s constitution.
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Diane E. Hawthorne, Shingletown
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A man was freed from an overturned car this evening after swerving to avoid a deer.
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Historical Walk: Early Bridges and Other Doings
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American Cancer Society seeks office help and drivers.
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In the past few weeks we've taken a look at key dates in Shasta County's history. But each city has its own historical markers that helped create a community. This week we take a look at the history of Cottonwood.
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DUNSMUIR — Joining about a dozen other galleries in Siskiyou County’s flourishing art scene, the Siskiyou Arts Museum will hold its grand opening Friday.
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A Redding man died early Thursday in an apartment fire south of Enterprise High School on Churn Creek Road, a fire department spokesman said.
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Police say a man died after he was taken to the hospital from a wreck in downtown Redding late this afternoon.
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State Sen. Ted Gaines is dropping serious hints of a possible congressional run in 2014.
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The Shasta Regional Community Foundation has reached $20 million in assets, the organization announced Thursday.e
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A woman crashed her car into the Holiday Quality Foods store in Palo Cedro this afternoon.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled a new look for the social network's News Feed, the place where its 1 billion users congregate to see what's happening with their friends, family and favorite businesses.
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Here’s a bank owned home in northwest Redding for less than $100 per sqft. “3 bdrm/2 bath home located on ravined lot ready for new owner! Home features open kitchen to living room floor plan, separate dining area, walk-in closet in master bdrm, and a 2 car garage. Sold AS
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WeedMaps.com is sort of a Yelp for medical pot establishments that I learned about this morning while watching a video on Bloomberg.com. I typed "96001" in the search field and this is what came up. Some of the comments, however,...
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This was the name of my first seminar for the Small Business Development Center. For those of you who had a chance to attend – thank you! Here’s a quick overview of the key points: Why Quality? There’s really no more powerful way to affect your own marketing, than to insist on the very best quality [...]
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Last weekend, I paid $50 to spit wine into a bucket. I was one of thousands who trekked to Santa Rosa for the “Wine Road Barrel Tasting.” The event continues this Friday through Sunday, and if you visit, here’s what to expect. The initial challenge on the Wine Road is deciding which of the 100+ [...]
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The National Weather Service is forecasting a 30 percent chance for showers to continue today, as temperatures warm up to 57. Nighttime will bring a low around 36 and have a 20 percent chance of rain. The weekend will bring sunshine and temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s.
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A Redding man died early this morning in an apartment fire south of Enterprise High School on Churn Creek Road.
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Two “foodie” friends had long urged a visit to Johnsons’ Steakhouse in Weaverville and (once we found it) right they were -- a good lunch and dinner menu, sophisticated but relaxing ambience, friendly service and great views.
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With Maxwell’s Eatery, it seems like a well-established pub and restaurant was plucked from the streets of downtown Chico and placed in downtown Redding.
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There’s little about the filmmaking business that doesn’t appeal to Caitlin Halliburton, a Southern California resident whose short film, “Until College,” will be screened Saturday night at the Cascade Theatre during the fifth annual Sundial Film Festival.
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The "feeling of letting go" attracted Tiffani Sparling to pursue art during her high school career. Art is her get-away, and once she became more interested in creating art, others noticed her talents. She's realizing that she could potentially make the arts a big part of her life. That may be a sentiment shared by other yo
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One of Todd Franklin’s goals written on a white board in the Patriot locker room before the NorCal opening-round game read: “Represent section.”
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There’s an area of the Manatowa Gymnasium floor — outside the 3-point arc — known as Grayville. It’s a land where, years back, Jacob Gray used to launch, and hit, bombs for the Hornets’ boys team.
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ANDERSON — The Cubs faced something new as their season ended Wednesday night — a team that not only succeeds under pressure, but begs for it.
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The No. 13 Shasta High boys basketball team played Cinderella on Wednesday night in Manteca, knocking off fourth-seeded Sierra of the Sac-Joaquin Section 66-56 in a CIF NorCal Division III first-round playoff.
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Kent Snider Jr., Redding
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Mary Lou Davies, Redding
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In early February, news trickled out of Pakistan’s remote tribal belt of two lethal drone strikes that killed up to nine people, including two senior leaders of al-Qaida.
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WASHINGTON — Sheryl Sandberg has burst into tears in the office, more than once. She has failed at such crucial Mommy Tasks as remembering to dress her son in a green shirt for St. Patrick’s Day — inwardly seething at the officious super-mommy who chided her sartorial shortcomings and worrying, I’m a
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The National Weather Service is forecasting a 30 percent chance for the showers to continue today, as temperatures warm up to 57. Nighttime will bring a low around 36 and have a 20 percent chance of rain. The weekend will bring sunshine and temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s.
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California labor force and industry data for January will be released March 22.
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RED BLUFF — The Red Bluff Police Department and Caltrans will host a dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. today of two Interstate 5 signs honoring Dave Mobilio, the officer who died in the line of duty Nov. 9, 2002.
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Experts say parents should play an active and continuing role in helping their children cope with the news of Marysa Nichols’ slaying.
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Redding resident Mary Lugo watches over twin sons Brevin (left) and Aiden under cloudy skies Wednesday afternoon at Enterprise Community Park in Redding.
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Calling Turtle Bay’s prevailing wage court challenge a battle between the park and the law, labor groups vowed Wednesday to fight to protect taxpayers.
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One of the reasons the U.S. Postal Service continues to give for its push to eliminate Saturday mail delivery is the country’s changing mailing habits.
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The number of fall-run Chinook salmon expected to return to the Sacramento River this year could be even higher than last year.
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The man accused of murdering 14-year-old Marysa Nichols last week and leaving her body in a field next to her high school said little during his arraignment Wednesday.
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Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob the Walmart in Anderson this evening.
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With her mind racing, Kimberly Davis jumped from task to task. Unable to complete what she started, her school work suffered. She had difficulty getting along with others as she ping-ponged between feeling great one minute and awful the next. At home seemingly minor incidents turned into screaming matches.
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person in the manic phase of bipolar disorder (BPD) may appear full of energy, hedonistic and grandiose. During the depressed state of the illness, that same individual may lack energy, exhibit slower thinking and movement and profound depression. What happens in the brain of a bipolar individual to produce such extreme sw
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Tips on coping with side effects of bipolar disorder medications.
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For this month's column, I asked professional cyclist Alison Tetrick to share her 10 tips to a better cycling experience.
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Are you aware that colds, flu, most sore throats, and bronchitis are most often caused by viruses and that antibiotics do not help fight viruses?
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Since 1987 the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has awarded nearly $300 million in grants to scientists engaged in cutting-edge research to find treatments and cures for a host of psychiatric disorders.
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"Globally, we are thinking 'beyond the pill' to treat bipolar disorder (BPD) in a more comprehensive way," says Husseini K. Manji, MD, FRCPC, a researcher of bipolar disorder and the global therapeutic head for neuroscience at Janssen Research & Development, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
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Losing essential everyday items can be extremely frustrating. Where are my keys? What have I done with my glasses? I thought I put my checkbook right here on my desk and now it is gone. Why do we keep on losing things when it frustrates us so much?
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RED BLUFF — It was a dramatic moment.
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British rock guitarist Alvin Lee, founder of the band Ten Years After who burst to stardom with a memorable Woodstock performance, has died. He was 68.
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In 1913: The thriving town of Cottonwood was to have a big May Day celebration lasting two days at which there would be horse racing, bronco busting, wild steer riding and baseball. And as a climax to all, a grand ball at Carter Hall in the evening.
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Cottonwood and Pacheco union elementary school districts are no longer on a state watch list of schools in the most serious financial jeopardy.
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YREKA - Human remains may have been found in Scott Valley Sunday, say deputies with the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office.
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Two Redding men who tried to kidnap a 27-year-old woman they thought was a teenager were arrested Wednesday, police said.
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Sometime after 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, a person or persons spray-painted hate words on the front of the Igo Store at 6490 Placer Road. By the time a neighbor saw it as they were leaving for work at 4:30 a.m. on Monday, March 4, store owner Tom Schlenker was already aware of it. Schlenker said [...]
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Two people suffered major injuries in a crash on Highway 299 today.
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Vanity Fair excerpts an upcoming book on Fox News' Roger Ailes. In addition to commenting on politicos like Biden (dumb), Gingrich (a jerk) and Obama (lazy), he ponders the Afterlife (Ailes is 72 and not the picture of health). 'I...
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Redding Police officers say they're searching for suspects in a shooting around 1 p.m. today near downtown.
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On March 6, 2013 at 6:56 am the Redding Police Department responded to the 500 block of Hilltop Drive for an attempted kidnap of a 27 year old female. The 911 caller advised the two white male suspects were armed with a handgun and fled the area in a red Volkswagen Jetta. Officers arrived on [...]
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Two Redding men were arrested this morning on suspicion of trying to kidnap a 27-year-old woman on Hilltop Drive shortly after she had put her 7-year-old daughter on a school bus, police said.
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A big rig and an SUV crashed this afternoon on Highway 299 in the Ingot area, according to initial reports.
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The California Fish and Game Commission was set to meet today in Mount Shasta, but high winds and bad weather prevented members from attending their own meeting.
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LAKE SHASTA - A big rig has been involved in a traffic collision with a sedan and at least one other vehicle on southbound Interstate 5 near Turntable Bay Road, California Highway Patrol personnel are reporting.
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Just a couple images from last Sunday Brunch at Anselmo. Steak Danielle, and Eggs Benedict in Sirloin Medallions. Tasted as good as it looks. Clic
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kristen Kish made winning the "Top Chef: Seattle" finale look easy.
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So here’s the plan. You buy this income property using the low interest rates available to home buyers, but not available to investors. You use an FHA 203k loan to finance the repairs and upgrades. Again, not available to ordinary investors. You live in one of the units for next to nothing, while the tenants
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Labor groups this morning vowed to fight Turtle Bay Exploration Park’s attempt to get a judge to overturn a state mandate that workers building the proposed Sheraton hotel be paid prevailing wage.
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Saturday, March 9, 7:30pm – Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall, Chico Sunday, March 10, 2:00pm – Old City Hall, Redding Experience the lighter side of the small orchestra in this concert of jazzy and light-hearted pieces in our second chamber offering of the season. Maestro Pickett will conduct a “micro orchestra” in Bloch
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The Shasta Early Literacy Project (SELP) is joining a nation-wide movement to promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges throughout Shasta County. Local studies show that nearly 50 percent of children who start kindergarten don't have the basic skills necessary for success in school. Children w
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Being in a traveling trade myself, I know the problem of asking someone in a strange city for the best restaurant in town and being led to some purple palace that serves "Continental cuisine" and has as its chief employee a menu-writer rather than a chef... a three-paragraph description of what the trout is wrapped [...]
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The man who police say killed a 14-year-old girl last week made his first appearance today in Tehama County Superior Court.
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Three local high school teams will compete in home playoff games today.
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Up to a half inch of rain will fall on the north state today as temperatures drop to near 48, the National Weather Service is reporting. Wind speeds could reach as high as 18 mph with gusts at 26 mph. At night, the storms will continue, including possible thunderstorms. Hail is also possible. Temperatures will fall to aro
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Redding set in motion the planning for a $7.4 million police station at City Hall.
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Todd Franklin doesn’t need to be Norman Dale. At least not yet.
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Enterprise’s boys and girls basketball teams won league and section titles this season, leaving no surprise that the Hornets lead the way with three selections each on the all-league squads.
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When the Northern California boys basketball playoffs get under way tonight, eight Northern Section teams will be looking for the opportunity to, perhaps, pull off one of the greatest wins in school history.
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Anderson grad and University of Oregon softball player Cheridan Hawkins was named the Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday.
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Starting Monday the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office will implement new policies at its front counter that apply to concealed weapons permits, fingerprints and more.
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New name for fabric shop; re-grand opening Saturday
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RED BLUFF — A pretty and popular teenager murdered last week and left in a field next to her school was strangled to death, police revealed Tuesday.
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Lassen Volcanic National Park’s superintendent got an earful on Tuesday from Shasta County supervisors, who complained her agency didn’t seem to take any lessons away from last summer’s destructive Reading Fire, despite widespread criticism on how it was managed.
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Forecasters expect about an inch of rain to hit Redding today in what they’re calling a typical winter storm for this time of year.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County supervisors learned Tuesday canine euthanasia at the Animal Care Center dipped to 7.7 percent in 2012, a number that was as high as 21.4 percent five years earlier.
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In 1913: Ben Davis, overseer of bridge and road construction work on the new Oak Run Highway, met with a painful accident when a 40-foot-long and 20- by 26-inch square timber dropped and landed on his left foot, tearing the flesh loose from the side.
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An alleged thief was caught when he came back to a Shasta Lake business for seconds, authorities say.
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Turtle Bay is taking its battle with the unions over prevailing wage labor to a Shasta County judge.
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The nation got a glimpse of the north state these past few weeks with the story of Lacy Asdourian, the girl from Liberty Christian who plays on the boys basketball team. And one of the north state’s most recognizable athletes got a glimpse of how the nation perceives girls competing against boys in high school athleti
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Back in my teaching days, many years ago, one of the things I liked to ask the class to consider was this: Imagine a government agency with only two tasks: (1) building statues of Benedict Arnold and (2) providing lifesaving medications to children. If this agency’s budget were cut, what would it do?
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Sharon Rogers, Redding
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Rockney Compton, Round Mountain
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Missy McArthur, Redding
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office announced this afternoon they're changing how people apply for a concealed-carry permit.
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The history of U.S. dealings with North Korea went from frustration to farce with flaky ex-basketball star Dennis Rodman trying to act as go-between.
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James W. Gibson, Redding
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The Redding Peace Officers' Association is proud to support the following organizations with donations:The Redding Police Department Explorer ProgramA Sobering Choice
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Six of Shasta College’s track and field athletes earned first-place finishes at the Beaver Invitational that ended Saturday at American River College in Sacramento.
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Workers have refilled a Hat Creek reservoir they drained to repair a berm after a small patch of ground collapsed into a sinkhole, Pacific Gas & Electric reported today.
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During the Depression in 1933, a relief camp was set up at the Shasta District Fairgrounds to provide food, clothing, medical attention, and shelter for the many unemployed men....
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Historians and Shasta County citizens have been asking that question for years. Some thought it was still around and perhaps safely stored away, while most were just plain puzzled over what happened to it. Yesterday I found the answer in...
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USAF Enlistment from Deacon Pat Kearns on Vimeo. My Son just arrived in Texas and began Boot camp tonight!
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At this morning's press conference, Arch Pugh outlined many reasons why the Turtle Bay hotel project should go forward. Among them: the two dog-friendly patios at the restaurant planned for four-star 130-room Sheraton hotel. He indicated there's been quite a...
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PHOENIX— The Arizona trial of a 32-year-old former Yreka woman accused of murdering her boyfriend in 2008 is now into its third month as Jodi Arias is attempting to explain the killing as act of self-defense.
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Turtle Bay will ask a judge to stop the state from mandating that workers building its proposed Sheraton hotel be paid prevailing wage.
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RED BLUFF - A 21-year-old Red Bluff man was arrested Monday night and booked into Tehama County jail after he allegedly took a swing at a sheriff's deputy.
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Three people were arrested Monday after they stocked a stolen, 82-foot yacht with pizza and beer, and then ran the vessel aground on a Northern California beach, authorities said.
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The Record Searchlight will be live-streaming the Turtle Bay Exploration Park press conference this morning providing updated information about its planned Sheraton hotel.
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From zerohedge.com: Dow Jones Industrial Average: Then 14164.5; Now 14164.5 Regular Gas Price: Then $2.75; Now $3.73 GDP Growth: Then +2.5%; Now +1.6% Americans Unemployed (in Labor Force): Then 6.7 million; Now 13.2 million Americans On Food Stamps: Then 26.9...
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We recall this one from last year as a short sale, listed at $198,000. Now you can buy it for… more. So, $171 per sqft for a 2/2. We know you come here looking for the deals. In all things real estate, some deals favor the buyer, and some deals benefit the seller. And, as we have been pointing out to w
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The exhibit "Faces of Afghanistan" is now showing at the North Valley Art League Gallery in Caldwell Park, Redding, through March 30. It consists of nearly thirty photographs and watercolors by the husband-and-wife team of Bob and Miriam Weissberg. The photographs depict the people of northern Afghanistan during a relativel
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My food worries have increased.  I could take sedatives, but I’m trying another tactic: writing about some of my food dreams.  I’ve been chasing my food dreams since 1973, starting in French Gulch with a big garden that fed about 20 people, and then in Shingletown and Eritrea, northeast Africa.  Each garden taught me
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There's an 80 percent chance of rain today in Redding with wind gusts as high as 18 mph, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. The rain is expected to fall mainly after 10 a.m., and about a quarter to a half-inch is expected. Today's high should be around 59 degrees. Showers, as well as possibly
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The Redding City Council tonight will consider acting on a proposal to appropriate $1 million in preparation for the construction of a police station at the Civic Center campus.
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In 1913: Shasta County was a banner county in California. It led in copper and silver and ranked high in products of the farm, orchard and stock range. Ragged, shaggy Shasta County, at the northern end of the world-famed Sacramento Valley, and famed for its immense mineral output and great soil productivity, ranked first am
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In response to Thursday’s letter from Kim Maslin about a lack of respect given to Obama, respect is something that has to be earned.
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It took just a little over a year but Congress finally reauthorized and expanded the Violence Against Women Act, a landmark 1994 law that expired in 2011 and whose future at times seemed in doubt in a deeply divided Congress.
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This week, U.S. negotiators will be working behind closed doors in Singapore on a massive agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that would offshore millions of American jobs and flood us with unsafe imported food.
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Are you ready for $6-per-gallon gasoline? Then $7 a little later?
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Redding homeless numbers are growing at an alarming rate.
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Shingletown is losing its only bank.
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Small, nonfarm businesses in 27 California counties and neighboring counties, including the north state, are eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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RED BLUFF — Police were calling Monday for the public’s help in trying to find evidence they say may play an important role in their investigation into the murder of 14-year-old Marysa Nichols.
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HAYFORK — Trinity County sheriff’s deputies Monday evacuated Hayfork Elementary School and Hayfork High School after receiving threats from a 39-year-old man they say told a relative he was going to one of the schools and “start shooting.”
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A listless bald eagle that was rescued last month near a creek bed in Tehama County has died after being taken to the California Raptor Center at the University of California at Davis.
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With an eye toward a holiday shopping season opening, work on the new Dick’s Sporting Goods store in the Hilltop Pavilion shopping started in February.
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Shasta County soprano Sydney Mancasola is one step closer to winning a prestigious opera contest at New York’s famed Metropolitan Opera.
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California lawmakers last year were wined and dined and treated to the U.S. Open and other sporting events.
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RED BLUFF — Police were calling Monday for the public’s help in trying to find evidence they say may play an important role in their investigation into the murder of 14-year-old Marysa Nichols.
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By: Chris Heasley The Redding Craig’s List earlier this week had a few postings under the housing apartment section, that could possible be a scam. A Shasta College student, who wishes to remain anonymous , came across a possible renters scam on Craig list. The student had this to say “I felt like somet
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You step off the bus, exit or enter a business, or drive onto an off ramp, and it seems that everywhere we go people are asking us for money. In Redding, throughout the past few years, the problem of vagrancy and panhandling has become rampant for business owners and the city. The problem with panhandlers is that they de
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My mountain. I wish you could see it. Our view looks west across the glittering Las Vegas Valley. The southern tip of the Strip, with its hotels and casinos and flashing billboards, looms large 15 miles away.
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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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Several years ago, while living and working as an artist in residence at a remote cabin in the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Leah Harper was drawn to pick up a "very pretty rock."
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The public is invited to the grand opening of the Siskiyou Arts Museum (SAM) on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. SAM will feature a 30-year retrospective of artwork by Anne Kinkade and in the Dunsmuir Gallery, works by four north county artists -- Kim Presley, Jon Rife, Rajiv Hotek and Stephanie LaFortune -- will be d
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Community Forum: Prison Realignment: Challenges and Goals Join members of the community on Monday, March 25, 2013, for a chance to learn more about the challenges and goals facing our community due to the recent Prison Realignment Procedures.
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Now in its third season, the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival continues to bring world-class musicians to Northern California for performances of classical chamber music. This week's concerts feature music by Mozart, Copland, Dvorak, Schumann, and Shostakovich.
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The DAR annual awards meeting congratulates the winners.
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A section championship, four league titles and 77 wins later, Bryon Hamilton is heading from Palo Cedro back to Redding.
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How far back into your childhood can you remember? Do you know anyone who has had their same telephone number since 1956? Letha Meadows is an amazing 100-year-old widow who is a great story teller of those years long ago, and some not so long ago too.
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A new exhibit titled "Faces of Afghanistan" is now hanging at the North Valley Art League gallery in Caldwell Park in Redding. Nearly 30 photographs and watercolors by Bob and Miriam Weissberg show the reality of the people behind the news stories coming from our latest war zone.
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It took just a little over a year but Congress finally reauthorized and expanded the Violence Against Women Act, a landmark 1994 law that expired in 2011 and whose future at times seemed in doubt in a deeply divided Congress.
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Roderic Stephens, Redding
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Chris Solberg, Redding
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Are you ready for $6-per-gallon gasoline? Then $7 a little later?
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Beautifying the Art of Recycling is for individuals, businesses, schools and community groups! Who knew recycling could be so fun and creative and FREE? The city of Redding Solid Waste Division and the Whole Earth and Watershed Festival are pleased to announce the second annual Cart Art Contest! This contest offers individ
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$500 grants are available from the Noth Coast Unified Air Quality Management District (NCUAQMD). NCUAQMD is currently offering a Wood Stove Replacement Grant Opportunity for residents of Trinity County. Successful grant recipients will be awarded $500 to be used for the purchase of a new EPA approved heating appliance.
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Ron Burch, Mount Shasta
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Ron Burch, Mount Shasta
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Trinity County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Eureka pair Sunday after finding 33 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle during a traffic stop.
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The bodies of a 27-year-old Red Bluff man and his 5-year-old son were recovered Monday from a murky pond in northwestern Tehama County after they drowned Saturday during a fishing trip.
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A 51-year-old Seiad Valley man was arrested Sunday by Siskiyou County sheriff’s deputies after he allegedly shot his landlord.
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Alaskan Bush Pilot Competition. Very impressive flying. The post Alaskan Bush Pilot Competition appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES LAKE ALMANOR — Fishing was good for king salmon and rainbow trout on the east shoreline by the dam and good for a few browns on the west side of the peninsula by Rec.2. SHASTA LAKE — Work the shallows in the upper arms for bass in the mornings o
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The Catholic church is now looking for a new pope to lead the more than 1 billion Catholics in the world. What qualities do you think make a good faith leader for such a large organization and why?
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By: Ryan Loughrey   On February 19th, United Nation (UN) officials attended an event in Kenya, where they were served food that was deemed to be the wrong size and/or shape for European markets. The event was organized by the U.N. Environment Program (UNEP), which aimed to highlight the amou
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Jahr's quoted in this SF Chron piece about the state's trial court agency beginning a crackdown on telecommuting after a probe found one of its attorneys living in Switzerland. Excepts: "When you see companies like Yahoo and Google saying, 'Come...
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While Shasta County's craft brewing market is just getting off the ground, the Western North Carolina community of Asheville has been named Beer City USA for four straight years. Latest additions to this hops hav
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One of three eggs in the nest of Liberty and Patriot at Turtle Bay Exploration Park has failed to develop, meaning it won't hatch into an eaglet.
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HAYFORK - Trinity County sheriff's deputies have taken into custody a man suspected of making shooting threats to the local elementary and high schools.
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A listless bald eagle that was rescued last month near a creek bed in Tehama County has died after being taken to the California Raptor Center at the University of California at Davis.
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Here’s a 1998 sqft 4/3 on 1.23 acres of lovely Wooded Acres. It once listed for $369K. “Welcome to 7190 Robles Drive, Redding. Located within a desireable and well established neighborhood, this 4 bedroom home features a multi-level floorplan with many possibilities. A spl
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A 45-year-old Redding man was injured - and arrested - Sunday following an all-terrain vehicle accident.
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Rolling Hills Clinic welcomes family practice physician Dr. Brian Lair to its Red Bluff office and physician assistant Juan Sarmiento to its Corning office. Rolling Hills Clinic is known for having a highly skilled and compassionate staff. Dr. Brian Lair is a board certified family practice physician who enjoys helping pat
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•My flu bug is bigger than your flu bug. My scar is bigger than your scar … size matters… apparently. •Don’t you hate those who can express perfectly a thought sitting just inside your brain door but afraid to come out? Brain door? •Half way to work, I pass through the oh-zone…oh _ _ _ [...]
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A Happy Valley-area woman charged with assault in connection with the December stabbing of a 36-year-old man at an Andrea Way residence is scheduled to be Shasta County Superior Court today for a settlement conference.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say they don't have any reports of damage or injuries after an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 was recorded off the Northern California coast.
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Forecasters say today will be sunny and 68 degrees in Redding. A 30 percent chance of rain will come at night, when the temperature falls to about 47 degrees. That chance of rain will increase dramatically on Tuesday, when there's an 80 percent chance of precipitation and the temperature is expected to reach 60 degrees.
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In reviewing what went wrong last summer when a high-country fire sparked by a lightning strike in Lassen Volcanic National Park was allowed to spread to a nearly 30,000-acre blaze that burned most of the way to Old Station and cost some $17 million to contain, a January after-action report stressed the importance of better
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While the nation’s attention is fixed on the budgetary battles, blame games and fiscal irresponsibility in Washington, D.C., the public is being quietly but thoroughly gouged at the gas pump. We have more crude oil and natural gas production capacity than ever before — but gasoline and diesel prices are rising f
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A quartet of ladies of the Sweet Adelines made a beautiful Valentine’s Day gift to my wife.
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The Jews of the world were subjected to extermination during World War II. Under Hitler’s leadership of Germany millions of Jews were determined to have little value: slave labor, the gold fillings from their teeth, and their hair used to stuff furniture. After WWII the United States told the world that it will never
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Anselmo Vineyards shouldn’t adhere to any more permitting processes and building codes than any other Shasta County resident, or any fewer!
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I’ve been to Anselmo Vineyards and the buildings are very beautifully done. However, I have no doubt that Reverge Anselmo, with perhaps some irritating arrogance and sense of entitlement, went ahead with his project without waiting for the county to issue all the relevant permits. County planning staffers then got the
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The Foothill High baseball team won the championship Saturday at the school’s own tournament after the Cougars won all four of their tourney games.
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WEAVERVILLE -- Just down the street from Trinity High School sits an unassuming building that dozens of students walk or drive by without a glance.
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Enterprise High’s boys and girls basketball teams had perfect runs against Northern Section opponents this season and now get to prove their abilities to the rest of the state.
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RED BLUFF -- The man suspected of murdering a 14-year-old Red Bluff High School girl has a history of criminal -- and sometimes violent -- behavior dating back to the early 1990s, according to electronic court records.
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RED BLUFF -- The man suspected of murdering a 14-year-old Red Bluff High School girl has a history of criminal -- and sometimes violent -- behavior dating back to the early 1990s, according to electronic court records.
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In 1913: Mr. and Mrs. Al Ward, who had been staying at Richardson Springs for the benefit of Mr. Ward’s health, returned to Redding last evening and left this morning for their home near Ingot.
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A man riding an off-highway vehicle this evening in Redding rolled the quad and is now pinned underneath it, according to initial reports.
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A fire broke out in the oven of a Redding home this evening.
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RED BLUFF -- A 27-year-old man and his 5-year-old son are presumed dead after the father dove Saturday into a pond to rescue his son who had fallen in from a boat, a Tehama County sheriff's office lieutenant said Sunday.
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RED BLUFF -- Divers from the Tehama and Shasta County sheriff's offices will resume the search today for a 27-year-old Tehama County man and his 5-year-old son who are presumed dead after the father dove Saturday into a pond to rescue his son who had fallen in from a boat.
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A man armed with a hammer in the Shasta Lake Rite Aid store prompted someone to call 911 this afternoon.
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RED BLUFF — The man suspected of murdering a 14-year-old Red Bluff High School girl has a history of criminal — and sometimes violent — behavior dating back to the early 1990s, according to electronic court records.
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RED BLUFF - A 27-year-old man and his 5-year-old son are presumed dead after the father dove into a pond to rescue his son who had fallen in from a boat, a Tehama County sheriff's office lieutenant said today.
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From the Facebook page of a local dive:monday night dinner tomorrow starts at 6pm we are havin lasagna home made from one of our locals..
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The body of a transient was found this afternoon near the railroad tracks off Gold and Waldon streets in the downtown Redding area.
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Last time I checked, the ad in the pole position on the popular site was for Aaron Maready, the Redding Police Department officer running to be our next sheriff (in 2014)....
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Temperatures will rise to around 67 today after possible early morning showers, say forecasters with the National Weather Service. Sunday morning brings a 20 percent chance of showers, which won't stick around in the afternoon and evening. At night, temperatures will cool down to around 44 degrees. Monday will be sunny with
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Sustainability is a way of doing business and delivering top-quality products that are light on the environment. For many businesses, it’s their guidepost for creating innovation.
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Note to readers: This week’s article is written by Heather Neal.
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I am one of those advisers who enjoys getting out of the office and making house calls.
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Recently I read in the obituaries that Jeanie Deese of Cottonwood passed away on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day. A friend of Cupid from the start, she was born 97 years ago on Valentine’s Day.
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Readers share travel photos
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The Redding Library Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.) has created an interesting slate of technology-related events for the week of March 10-16.
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The Redding AquaDucks (RAD) have sent six swimmers to the Juanita Allington Memorial Senior Championship Meet hosted by the Clovis Swim Club of northern Fresno.
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There’s a new mom I’ve noticed at school this month. I saw her the first time while I was waiting in the line of cars for drop off before school. I had just finished wrestling my three kids into the car with all of their accouterments and had arrived at school with just five minutes to spare. As usual, I was rev
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Dear Straight Talk: My parents have always dominated my life. I’m a junior at a college I hate. I play college sports and a musical instrument I’d rather not play. I’ve never worked, being too busy being “enriched.” I sound spoiled, but I’m actually depressed and seeing a counselor. My pa
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In the hope of curing my writer’s block and forcing some structure on my unfocused and confused thinking, I began searching the Internet for information on hormones and the full moon (yes, it’s been that kind of week).
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Wildcard and Fall River, two microbreweries started last year in Shasta County, are experiencing growth spurts.
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What does it mean to love something on the Internet today?
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What’s the California Republican Party’s problem? Californians.
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We met last fall on a cruise quite by accident. She, the widowed 84-year-old who was about to be catapulted into the public eye for challenging the federal government’s Defense of Marriage Act. We, one of the 18,000 same-sex couples married in California during the pre-Proposition 8 window in the summer of 2008. We kn
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It’s the corner of 13th and G Street in Washington, D.C. at 1 o’clock and a general, U.S. Marine Corps, a well-dressed man, is crossing over. “You get no points for meekness here,” he says. “Remember that.”
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I, like so many others, am upset over Sandy Hook and the concern it has raised. I support the Second Amendment and its protections. However, I’m at odds with what the protections entail. We are in fact talking of rights defined 225 years ago at a time of civil unrest and the lack in ability of law enforcement to enfor
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There are many things clogging up the prison system, such as “three strikes” and the wars on drugs and prostitution.
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I just read a letter to the editor where the author thought the new “anti-homeless” campaign was disgusting.
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After the success of Big League Dreams with all of the hotel rooms rented, meals bought at local restaurants and the sales tax Redding received in lieu of rent, and the success of Stillwater Business Park (“We will be able to pick and choose the businesses we want to locate here”), I can’t help but wonder
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Concerning all the complaining lately about panhandlers and poor people in general, I would like to offer my two cents. It is a quote from a semi-famous man, among others”
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I read with great interest Silas Lyons’ column last Sunday. If predictions are correct, we’ll be an economic hot spot within the decade. I welcome this expected migration. I welcome change and growth. Which gets us to Silas’ questioning of Redding’s leaders — are they up to the task?
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CHICO — Chico State is starting to become the Patriots’ home away from home.
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BAKERSFIELD — Matt Smull left the building Saturday with a medal. Just not the one he was striving for.
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Dear Babe: I hope you can help me with a mystery. I have a regular, no-name bat that is stamped “1962 Sportswriters Convention.” There are several signatures on the bat, not long ways, but around the bat.
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Three Simpson University wrestlers were named NAIA All-Americans after placing at the association’s national championships that ended Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.
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CHICO — Youth can no longer be an excuse for the Cubs.
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CHICO — The Cubs have redefined redemption.
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Wildcard and Fall River, two microbreweries started last year in Shasta County, are experiencing growth spurts.
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WEAVERVILLE — Just down the street from Trinity High School sits an unassuming building that dozens of students walk or drive by without a glance.
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RED BLUFF — What began as a 4-H project five years ago has grown into an annual event that brings horses and riders together to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
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Looking to boost safety on Redding’s trail system, Councilwoman Missy McArthur is proposing to establish a volunteer patrol program.
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RED BLUFF — A suspect in the killing of a Red Bluff teenager turned himself into police Saturday and was placed under arrest.
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Thousands of people packed the Redding Civic Auditorium on Saturday looking to purchase bullets, firearms, antiques and replicas — but mostly bullets.
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RED BLUFF — A suspect in the killing of a Red Bluff teenager turned himself into police Saturday and was placed under arrest.
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By: Patrick Carr Photo: Austin Coleman stands at the plate on Saturday in the third game. March 1st, March 2nd The Knights’ baseball team lost two close games, and was blown out in the third game of a 3-game weekend set with the Golden Eagles. The Saturday doubleheader looked to wear on
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Red Bluff police officers were at a house on Second Street this evening where they collected evidence believed to be related to the slaying of 14-year-old Marysa Nichols.
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To start with, I slept very badly Thursday night. I take meds for RLS and if I forget to take them - which is what happened - I will awaken and be unable to sleep until I take them and allow a couple of hours for them to work. So I woke up very, very early, after a fitful night, and decided to go grocery shopping before daw
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YUCAIPA - Officers are looking for a man who allegedly fired at a sheriff's deputy in San Bernardino and who may be headed to Washington state.
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This was yesterday's mystery photo. It's a quonset hut located on Old Hwy. 44 in Palo Cedro. I know a little of its history - it was rented out as housing and was also used as a storage building. I'm...
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We have been struggling with technical issues since the early morning hours, causing Redding.com to be inaccessible to most users until shortly before 8 a.m.
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And not just for bikes, this excellent west hills trail system serves multiple user groups. Just minutes from Redding or Whiskeytown Lake, this jewel of the hills invites pleasure. Click on the map to go to their website where you can download a
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Here’s a government owned 2126 sqft 3/2 on 1.75 acres of the very desirable west hills near Redding. And near the Swasey Recreation Area, with its many delightful bike trails. Click on the map for more: So anyway, this rare
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From an email received this morning from the folks at Chaffin Family Orchards in Oroville regarding their olive crop: Everything was going splendidly, and then the winds came! We endured about 2 weeks of winds like we've never seen before....
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“There is a certain slant of light/ on winter afternoons/ that oppresses…” wrote the poet Emily Dickinson. But Emily, an avid gardener herself, knew just as surely that this same slant of light – made slightly higher and longer with the lengthening days as we cross the threshold into spring - will lift us. The [...]
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Family and friends of a 28-year-old Redding woman missing since August will hold a candlelight vigil today to spread awareness about her disappearance.
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An account has been set up with the Wells Fargo bank in Red Bluff to help to help the family of Marysa Nichols with expenses.
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Redding may get less than a tenth of an inch of rain today as temperatures hover around 70 for the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Today will bring temperatures in the 70s and a 30 percent chance of rain after 4 p.m. At night, the area will cool down to around 45. There's a chance of rain falling until
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The theme of Simpson University’s third annual Student Research Symposium today is marriage. It will be explored in the broad sense of merging ideas, nations and disciplines, rather than the marriage of a couple.
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In 1913: The brick business block on Butte Street in Redding was sold to Matt Patterson, a harness dealer who needed more room for his growing business. The two-story brick building, formerly owned by the Firth brothers, was situated at the rear of the Odd Fellow’s Hall and on the south side of Butte Street between Ca
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CHICO — Not many teams get to celebrate winning a championship and taking down an archival in the same night.
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BAKERSFIELD — And only one remains.
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CHICO — The Hornets erased any doubt they might have had — in seven minutes.
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Winning has become a way of life at Liberty Christian.
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The Shasta High School baseball team won its two games Friday at the Foothill Tournament, defeating Etna 6-2 and coming back in its second game to beat Winters 6-5.
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Anderson’s girls basketball team has some growing up to do to dethrone reigning section champion West Valley in the Division IV finals today at Chico State.
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CHICO — Three years after having her heart broken as a freshman, Karmin McNeill ended her high school hoops career as a champion.
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CHICO — Enterprise had been waiting for one game for more than a year.
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CHICO — The Lions never got out of their element.
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RED BLUFF — Police reported Friday that they have a person of interest in the murder of a Red Bluff teen and are asking for the public’s help to track him down.
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Feel like you’ve been getting a sweetheart deal when filling up at the gas station lately?
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To move or not to move (to Redding) — that is the question.
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I feel compelled to speak out after learning about the suspect arrested recently — Timothy Raye Flanagin — who was on parole and arrested 14 times in a little over a year.
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Tuesday’s Record Searchlight editorial was right on point when it asserted that sex offenders who cut their GPS monitors should be returned to prison. The article well stated, “Parole violations no longer reliably mean a return to prison, and many local jails — including Shasta County’s — are h
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Police reported Friday that they have a person of interest in the murder of a Red Bluff teen and are asking for the public’s help to track him down.
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In 1998, the high-profile bust of an international bear-gallbladder trafficking ring made headlines in Shasta County and beyond.
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The Redding Republican Women Federated will award two $500 scholarships to a registered Republican woman presently attending college.
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Redding police arrested three people Thursday after a weeks-long investigation into burglaries at 10 local storage units.
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Simpson University holds symposium
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Redding will take its first big step toward finding a new home for its police officers Tuesday when the City Council votes on a plan to appropriate nearly $1 million to cover the first phase of the project.
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I love this mash note to libraries by sci-fi writer John Scalzi, not least because of its opening sentence: The first library I ever remember visiting was the library in Red Bluff, California. It was at the Red Bluff public...
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Philip Baldwin paced himself as he crouched at one end of Redding Library’s roof garden and pulled the masses of crunchy weeds that have choked out the native plants.
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WEAVERVILLE — Just down the street from Trinity High School sits an unassuming building that dozens of students walk or drive by without a glance.
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Don Farrell, Redding
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Ernest Wirt, Palo Cedro
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Joe Cosca, Redding
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In reviewing what went wrong last summer when a high-country fire sparked by a lightning strike in Lassen Volcanic National Park was allowed to spread to a nearly 30,000-acre blaze that burned most of the way to Old Station and cost some $17 million to contain, a January after-action report stressed the importance of better
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Jeff Jones, Shingletown
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Thomas Spear, Redding
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Alex Landi, Mount Shasta
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Ed Micheletti, Redding
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While the nation’s attention is fixed on the budgetary battles, blame games and fiscal irresponsibility in Washington, D.C., the public is being quietly but thoroughly gouged at the gas pump. We have more crude oil and natural gas production capacity than ever before — but gasoline and diesel prices are rising f
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Jeff Shellenbarger, Redding
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What’s the California Republican Party’s problem? Californians.
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What does it mean to love something on the Internet today?
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We met last fall on a cruise quite by accident. She, the widowed 84-year-old who was about to be catapulted into the public eye for challenging the federal government’s Defense of Marriage Act. We, one of the 18,000 same-sex couples married in California during the pre-Proposition 8 window in the summer of 2008. We kn
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It’s the corner of 13th and G Street in Washington, D.C. at 1 o’clock and a general, U.S. Marine Corps, a well-dressed man, is crossing over. “You get no points for meekness here,” he says. “Remember that.”
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The Record Searchlight will be live-streaming the Red Bluff Police Department's press conference tonight providing updated information about the death of a 14-year-old girl found dead near Red Bluff High School.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County Superior Court, like most courts throughout the state, is already feeling the 2013-14 budget squeeze.
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At least it's not just Redding. The Berkeley Daily Californian reports on a new study of the grim state of our roads: In 2008, 16.3 percent of rural interstates and 24.7 percent of urban interstates in California were reportedly in...
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Police say they're searching for a shooter who fired several bullets into an unoccupied SUV in Redding today.
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The first person to guess hit the nail on the head! He/she was the one with all the gobbely-goop where one's name usually is. No matter, he/she had the right answer and I will let them know. The building was...
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Redding police arrested three people Thursday after a weeks-long investigation into burglaries at 10 local storage units.
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By Sundeep Kakarlapudi Your body is a temple. What you put inside of it can be the difference between a healthy productive lifestyle and one plagued with health problems. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist, has been dumbfounded by the number of cases of juvenile obesity and type 2 diabetes seen in his prac
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Our buyer put in an offer on a Freddie Mac foreclosure home listed for sale in Shasta Lake City. After submitting the offer, we were informed the home was being pulled off the market and sold to an investor in a bulk sale. I found this astonishing, with our local housing market so short on homes for sale. This was late l
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Enterprise High School was locked down for about 20 to 30 minutes this morning after a "loud noise" or possible explosion was heard heard on or near campus, its principal said.
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Where is this building located (road and town)? 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....
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Don't let your grandparents steal your money, warns Stan Druckenmiller in an interview with Bloomberg (here). Excerpts: Druckenmiller, 59, said the mushrooming costs of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, with unfunded liabilities as high as $211 trillion, will bankrupt the...
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The Seattle PI reports: "...the bag ban is contributing to thousands of dollars in losses for at least one Seattle grocery store, and questions have been raised about the risk of food-borne illness from reusable bags that shoppers don't often...
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 After four years as counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee, Keith Raffel lost a race for Congress and then started a groundbreaking Internet software company. Writers Forum is excited to bring Raffel to Redding as a special guest speaker to explain just how those experiences provided the right background to become a
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Mercy Hospice is offering a free workshop for persons dealing with grief and loss issues related to death. Grief: The Journey Workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, 2013. This workshop will help participants find meaning and comfort in their grief journey. Discussion will help identify the fundamentals of the grief pr
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Although you stand at the pinnacle of your species, your direct ancestors having survived and reproduced across a million years of disease, famine, and other fatal hazards, you need here be warned about the M word. And although your ancestors lived and thrived in trees, dank caves, and musty huts. And
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The public is invited to attend Simpson University’s 3rd annual Student Research Symposium on Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in LaBaume-Rudat Hall on campus. The event is free. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Guests can pick up a ticket for a complimentary lunch in the university dining center at the registratio
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There are many reasons as to why some people do not register their vehicles here in California, but rather register them in another state.  The three most common reasons for not completing the registration process are: 1. People are unaware of California registration laws. 2. People are evading payments of registration fe
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How many times has this happened to you? You're in the middle of the city somewhere, in traffic. And if you're me, that means you've got the stereo on, and you're singing along really loud. And then suddenly, you hear a siren. And you start looking around from window to window, mirror to mirror, peering [...]
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It's going to be a warm, sunny day today in Redding. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say the high will reach 78 degrees under sunny skies. Wind should be about 6 to 10 mph. Tonight, expect a low of 46 degrees with light and variable wind. Things will cool down a bit on Saturday, with a high aroun
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RED BLUFF - Red Bluff police Chief Paul Nanfito is holding a second press conference tonight to provide more information on the murder of a 14-year-old girl found dead Thursday.
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By Don BradleyRetired santa Cruz County Chief deputyPosted: 02/27/2013 07:33:31 PM PSTFor the community of Santa Cruz, Feb. 26, 2013, is a day that shall live in infamy. Two Santa Cruz police officers gunned down doing what they do; serve and protect. Every day, peace officers of every
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Seven full-time and two part-time teaching jobs would be dropped next year in the Shasta Union High School District under a draft plan reviewed Thursday by the school board. A speech therapist and two school psychologist jobs also would be eliminated. But the district hopes to realize the savings from the cuts without layof
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RED BLUFF — The body of a missing 14-year-old girl was found Thursday in a field next to Red Bluff High School, police say.
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If the D.C. political class spent half as much time and energy trying to govern the country as it does blaming the other guy for what’s gone wrong, we’d be a lot further down the road to sensibly balancing the nation’s books.
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“The worst-case scenario for us,” a leading anti-budget-cuts lobbyist told The Washington Post, “is the sequester hits and nothing bad really happens.”
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I have read most if not all of the opinions the Record Searchlight publishes from various individuals and have always, until now, found some way of understanding — but not always agreeing with — the writer.
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Good morning, Republicans. Good morning, Tea Party members. Have you had your cup of tea yet? Did you read the tea leaves?
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In the newspaper’s Today in History column, I suggest that you add “75 years ago today.”
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In 1913: Mrs. L.C. Gay was a missionary who was working among the American Indians in Fall River Valley and converting them to the white man’s way of marrying. The first marriage license ever given to an Indian couple in Shasta County was issued to Gilbert Gipson and Ena Lowe, both of Glenburn. Other Indian couples we
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Travelin’ in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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It’s been so long since the Wolves and Hornets have met in a championship game that their coaches needed a refresher to remember it.
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The season is finally starting to get fun for the Hornets.
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Matt Smull has had a target on his back all season long.
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The Redding Christian boys and Hayfork girls basketball teams usually don’t have much in common besides the game they play.
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West Valley High School pitcher Danny Vietti threw a no-hitter in a five-inning game against Anderson on Thursday, as the Eagles defeated the Cubs 12-0 in the Foothill Tournament.
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A former Redding defense attorney who was released from jail last month after he took a plea bargain that would have granted him probation for assaulting a Redding woman was back in a Shasta County courtroom Thursday after admitting he attacked her again on the very day he got out of jail.
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The 27th annual Nor-Cal Boat, Sport & RV Show kicks off today at the Shasta District Fair grounds in Anderson.
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Family and friends of a 28-year-old Redding woman who’s been missing since August are holding a candlelight vigil Saturday at the Shasta Dam Visitor Center.
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Redding firefighters confirmed a baby boy was born early Thursday in a restroom at Walmart.
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The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will headline Air Show 2014, organizers announced this week.
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Shasta County District Attorney Stephen Carlton is losing one of his two right-hand men.
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This one is at the Armstrong Ranch on Ash Creek and Wildcat Roads in Anderson. We'll get to watch Rich Morgan's cowgirls and cowboys mark, brand and doctor the new calves at the beautiful rock corrals on Ash Creek Road....
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One of the strangest bits from Steven Brill's practically book-length article on medical billing in the current issue of Time (about which I was reminded by alert R-S reader Carl Larkin) is this response from a hospital spokesman to Brill's...
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A Tennessee man and his four passengers were taken to a hospital in Mount Shasta after he apparently fell asleep while traveling Interstate 5 and plowed into the rear of a big rig’s trailer, authorities said.
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Judges tend to say yes, according to A. Barton Hinkle over at Reason, in describing the case of liberal Charlottesville, Virginia, where an anti-panhandling ordinance was successfully challenged by the ACLU. Excerpt: Courts have struck down panhandling ordinances time and...
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WASHINGTON — A record number of American women voted in last year’s presidential election. But a century ago this weekend, women were marching down Pennsylvania Avenue demanding the right to vote as thousands of men jeered and spit at them.
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Redding police say an 18-year-old woman was the victim of a strong-arm robbery this afternoon in the downtown.
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A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle this afternoon on Hartnell Avenue, according to initial reports.
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The photos of this government owned home show somebody living in it. That’s because it’s leased, and people still live there. If you want to see inside, it will take an appointment on a specific day and time. Meanwhile, do not bother them as they have the right to quiet enjoyment of the h
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RED BLUFF - A family friend said this afternoon that a body found near Red Bluff High School is that of a missing 14-year-old girl from the city.
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Sticking with the majority of his party -- but not, to judge by this map, the majority of California Republicans -- Rep. Doug LaMalfa voted against renewal of the Violence Against Women Act in the House today -- or at...
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Redding firefighters confirmed a baby boy was born early today in a bathroom at Walmart.
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Want to know how the potential expansion of Lake Shasta would affect irrigation deliveries in wet years and dry? The availability of cold water for Sacramento River salmon? The dam’s hydroelectric megawattage? And how much all this would cost?
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Pope Benedict XVI, the German pope who some feared would spend his pontificate scourging liberal Roman Catholics, focused on preaching about God's love.
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It's an old story -- thanks to ponderous pace of the courts of law -- but 3rd District Presiding Justice Vance Raye's outline of the saga of Jody Thulin's lawsuit-prompting demotion is quite a good read. It's a pleasure when...
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Anderson police said they seized marijuana and crystal methamphetamine from a man who was dealing the drugs Wednesday and staying in the Baymont Hotel.
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A Red Bluff man reported Wednesday morning that someone stole $59,000 cash from his Marietta Lane home, deputies said.
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A collision backed up traffic this morning for about an hour on South Bonnyview Road near Indianwood Drive in Redding.
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Her proud father emails to say she's been nominated for the biennial Brink Award, given to up-and-coming artists in the Pacific Northwest. And he included a link to her new music video (here). Here's a link to the conceptual artist's...
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The Redding dermatologist who founded (and sold) the Dermstore has a new venture -- a skincare line with roots in South Korea. The Chronicle describes the genesis of Amarte here. Excerpt: "Traditionally, the pinnacle of skin care was France," Kraffert...
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Three people were injured early today in a three-vehicle crash that was caused when a motorcyclist lost control of his bike.
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Siskiyou County deputies found the body of a Klamath River man in the forest near Fort Jones on Wednesday morning, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.
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No matter how many people tell me they're on a health kick, I think this news flash still reflects the real US. Click here for link Very cute!...
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Bella sat across the table from me, sipping a glass of red wine and chatting with the men gathered around her. She was witty, raven-haired, and feisty. Her smile was intriguing and her laughter contagious. During dinner we talked, and I overheard her chatting with others. I came to some educated guesses about her. Bella, [.
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Forecasters say there's a chance it'll rain today in Redding, but the weather will be back to its sunny trend on Friday. There's a 20 percent chance of rain, and the high is expected to hit 69 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight, expect a drop to 45 degrees. On Friday, skies will be sunny and temper
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Here are the current road conditions in Shasta County:
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Marissa Mayer, bouncing back to work after a two-week maternity leave, came up with a nifty solution for juggling work and family: The Yahoo chief brought her family to work.
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Chad Headrick longed for a restaurant where he and his wife, who has a gluten allergy, could both enjoy “full-flavored foods,” so in mid-November he opened one – Wrapped, in downtown Redding next to Jeter’s Playground in the old Dicker’s building.
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Bartending is an art form that goes well beyond the ability to make drinks. A good bartender balances friendly banter with a multitude of tasks. The job requires humor, empathy, poise and the capacity to get serious in a hurry.
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Years ago, in the pre-Sundial Bridge era, the Redding Museum of Art and History would host a national competition that attracted entries from artists all over the country.
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March 9 is the opening reception for Shasta County's High School Juried Art Show, an annual chance to celebrate the future of the arts in our region. Josh Rodrigues, an AP Art Student at Shasta High School, and a competitor in this year's competition, has been determined to somehow create art professionally, but it wasn't u
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It saddens me to see such venomous words being spoken about our President Obama.
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I am doing some repair work for two senior citizens on their recreational vehicle at the Mountain Shadows RV Park off Lake Boulevard.
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If those people in Washington, D.C., do not do their job on time, then I say they don’t deserve their pay.
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Grover Norquist and his friends on the right have long wanted government to fail. Perhaps the sequestration is the beginning of the End Times they have wanted for so long.
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For those of your readers who are strong supporters of the political philosophy of “less government” and Mitt Romney’s position of ridding our country of Obamacare if he became president, please allow me to highly recommend everyone read the Time magazine article “Why Medical Bills are Killing Us.
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PALO CEDRO — Brandon Eboigbodin isn’t a walking, but a sprinting advertisement for how Shasta is finishing its season
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The Patriots make their living in the postseason.
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There’s nothing better to put a coach at ease more than a 17-0 run to finish the first quarter.
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Too close for comfort was OK for Enterprise coach Ray Hermann.
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Lana Brown’s future is a little clearer.
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The No. 2 Hayfork girls basketball team will seek out the program’s fourth section championship Friday, after edging third-seeded Redding Christian 43-41 at home in a Northern Section Division VI semifinal Wednesday.
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It’s been almost a year since a Redding man, fired up by the speakers he heard at his first TEDx event, decided to organize fundraising dinners to benefit community projects.
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A whistle-blower lawsuit in the Gateway Unified School District that began more than three years and three superintendents ago is headed toward a jury trial in Redding.
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Bucking a statewide and national trend, more Shasta County properties in some stage of foreclosure or bank-owned were sold in 2012, RealtyTrac reported today.
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Come for the dancing, stay for your health.
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In 1913: Twenty-one carloads of fat cattle from the Modoc County ranges passed through Redding on their way to the Seattle market. The stock had to make a long detour by railroad, going over the Nevada, California and Oregon Narrow gauge line to Reno and thence by the Southern Pacific to Sacramento, through Redding to Portl
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RED BLUFF — Officers say they’re searching for a teen who was last seen at school Tuesday morning.
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Chances appear slim Turtle Bay will reach a compromise with unions over a ruling requiring the park pay prevailing wages to construction workers — a stalemate likely to kill its $20 million Sheraton Hotel project.
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What happened to the past way of life when the simple things in life were the most important?
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There are certain numbers that you should know, like your phone number, your address and Social Security number. Another important number is your fasting blood sugar.
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Shasta County's new Customer Service Center makes it faster than ever for families to apply for health coverage or see if they qualify for food assistance benefits.
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Tawana Cameron is greeting customers again.
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WEAVERVILLE — What a difference a year makes.
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More than 100 people pushing for reform in Shasta County government rallied for the second time Wednesday at vintner Reverge Anselmo’s chapel near Shingletown.
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Bella Vista resident Jeff Lamont calls himself a walking and talking miracle.
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You might have thought gasoline prices were high enough already, after their recent spike. Sorry, but state law will push them just a bit higher. At the Board of Equalization's meeting tomorrow, the board is expected to ratify an update...
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RED BLUFF - Officers say they're searching for a teen who was last seen at school Tuesday morning.
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In this 1:37 YouTube video the Class of 2012 "gives a shout to Jesus." Quite a pep rally....
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Jack's Grill turns 75 this year. But exactly when is a mystery. Longtime owner Don Conley emailed: "We are not sure. John Balma said Feb. Ira Shadwell thought it was early march. History and legend do not always agree. I...
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A local hydrologist (who wishes to remain anonymous) emailed: In a nutshell, DFW requires that light be provided in long culverts in order to accommodate fish passage through the culverts. If natural light is not possible (such as culverts under...
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For all the talk of federal deficits and stimulus spending, government has -- counterintuitively but unsurprisingly to anyone who's been in a local-government office -- shrunk dramatically the past few years. Federal, state and local governments now employ 500,000 fewer...
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Um, apparently not. The 5.3 million Californians receiving aid in 2011 were the largest number of any state by far but the percentage, just under 19 percent of all California adults, was a percentage point lower than the national rate...
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Low expectations, seemingly benign or not, erode the community's ability to adapt and sustain itself. Low expectations for children - along with low school funding, poverty, and diminished expectations for the community itself - are nightmarish. So writes Timothy Collins...
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Deputies have arrested a Siskiyou County man on suspicion of trying to shoot to death his neighbor on Saturday.
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Here’s an inexpensive 4/2 in east Redding. “Diamond in the Rough; Great Location, Living & Family Rooms; Large Kitchen,det 2 car garage” So writes foreclosure listing broker Diane Abair of Bears Den Realty representing the bank/sellerR
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Two men with property in Tehama County reported that thieves stole farming equipment from them sometime in the last month, including a tractor, fencing and parts from an automatic milking machine worth $3,500, deputies said.
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The headline this morning in the paper fairly screams it out: We need more homes for sale in the Redding area. We have home buyers, but no homes to sell them.
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A 32-year-old Corning man was arrested Monday for allegedly beating his 67-year-old stepfather.
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A Red Bluff-area transient was arrested Sunday after officers stopped him for littering and then found a concealed knife on him, deputies said.
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Redding police are looking for two men who robbed the Lake Blvd. ampm store at gunpoint early this morning, officers said. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m., said Redding Police Sgt. Mike Wood.
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A stunning new book written by Anderson resident Bob Madgic gives historical, poetic, narrative, and photographic homage to that stirring flow of water that defines our region in so many ways: the Sacramento River. Bob is sharing about his book first on A News Café. Could you introduce yourself briefly to News Café reader
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Some 100 people today are at Reverge Anselmo's winery near Shingletown to support county reform and Anselmo's legal battle Shasta County.
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The U.S. Forest Service is planning a prescribed burn of around 155 acres today and Thursday near Packers Bay.
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Here are the current road conditions in Shasta County:
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Temperatures will be warm and sunny today in Redding, according to the National Weather Service. But forecasters say there's a chance of rain both tonight and early in the day Thursday. Forecasters predict mostly sunny skies and a high of 67 degrees, while tonight's low should drop to 42 degrees. There's a 20 percent chance
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Anderson police arrested four people Tuesday night after an officer spotted a car that was stolen last week in Redding.
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It can be easy to think of recycling as way to strike a green pose of the kind California has practically trademarked. Put the cereal boxes in the blue bin and you too can save the Earth, then before you know it you’re buying organic toilet paper and $30 light bulbs.
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John Stuart Mill’s classic essay “On Liberty” gives reasons why some people should not be taking over other people’s decisions about their own lives. But Professor Cass Sunstein of Harvard has given reasons to the contrary. He cites research showing “that people make a lot of mistakes, and that
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Salmon or lights? This is such an easy fix for everyone.
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I was very appreciative of Silas Lyons’ column Sunday. I would like to address the question he asks as to where we go after the poster campaign to curtail panhandling.
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Maryann Jackson admonishes, “Wake Up, America! Obama works for us, we the people. Let’s tell him what we want.”
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Man-made global warming is caused by our resistance to the overwhelming scientific evidence that we are responsible for climate change.
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We all know that high gas prices affect every sector of America.
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According to Jim Milestone, superintendant at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, a 5 percent cut in funding would effectively mean the loss of six positions at the park.
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In 1913: Kennett city trustees adopted Ordinance No. 20, providing a poll tax of $1.50 per year on every male citizen within the city of Kennett, the same being due before the first Monday in December of each year. If not paid by that date, 50 cents would be added for delinquency.
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MOUNT SHASTA — Though they can’t see, they still can ski.
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ANDERSON — Maturity can be a tricky trait.
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PALO CEDRO — No matter what, the Lions will end their season in Chico.
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Chico’s convincing win in the Northern Section Masters Wrestling Championships put a stamp on one of the most impressive six-year runs in section history.
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The No. 5 West Valley High girls basketball team, the reigning Northern Section Division IV champion, is heading back to Chico for the finals Saturday, after beating top-seeded Sutter 49-41 on the road Tuesday.
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Mercy Hospice is offering a free workshop for people dealing with grief and loss issues related to death.
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A psychologist appointed to evaluate a Mountain Gate man who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the gruesome deaths of two men wants to be relieved of the job.
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After another setback in a long road to clean and plentiful water for a Jones Valley neighborhood, residents of Elk Trail will finally get adequate systems after Shasta County supervisors Tuesday approved what they’re hoping is the final expense for the project.
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RED BLUFF — The debate over last year’s Reading Fire was rekindled Tuesday as Tehama County supervisors heard a report from Darlene Koontz, superintendent of Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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A diminishing inventory of homes for sale is creating headwinds for Shasta County’s recovering real estate market.
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Crews at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Tuesday said they’re nearing completion of a prescribed burn to reduce the amount of vegetation susceptible to wildfire in the eastern part of the park.
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Dawn Walker of Redding and her daughter Norah, 1, play Tuesday beside Kids Kingdom at Enterprise Community Park in Redding.
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www.walkscore.com recently rated San Francisco as the second most walkable city in the US, and indeed, a car is largely an expensive impediment for an enterprising tourist. Put on a decent pair of shoes or fill up a Clipper Card, and suddenly The City by the Bay is your oyster instead of a nightmare of one-way streets and s
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The first time Femme de Joie dined at Brick's, back when it was on Placer Street (in the tiny building now occupied by the wildly popular Wilda's), she was underwhelmed. She and Amico del Signore ordered sandwiches (the exact contents now forgotten) which arrived slathered in a sweet red barbecue sauce that completely oblit
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Femme de Joie arrived late to the Dry Creek Station party. She had heard of it but had always assumed it was a sort of roadhouse-cum-greasy spoon with nothing much to justify the drive out east of Redding. Nothing against roadhouses or Ye Olde Greasy Spoon; it's just that she'd prefer the roadhouse to be within crawling dis
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A Shasta County jury wasted no time Tuesday in finding an Oregon man guilty of premeditated attempted murder and 24 other counts in a 2011 shootout with law enforcement officers near Dunsmuir — verdicts that could result in a 450-year-to-life prison sentence.
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Redding City Councilman Patrick Jones took to Free Fire Radio (he comes in around minute 30) this morning to rebut Silas Lyons' Sunday column arguing that the city's leadership wasn't prepared for the city's next phase of growth. The column...
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A listless bald eagle rescued Monday morning near a creek bed in Tehama County has been taken to the California Raptor Center at the University of California at Davis. It is uncertain what sickened the male bird but lead poisoning is one theory.
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Join the party 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Cascade Theatre for a celebration of all the ways that biking transforms our lives and our community for the better. The evening will feature Reveal The Path, a visually stunning adventure documentary that takes viewers on a 36-day vagabond bike trip to some of the world’s most
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — A surprising number of bright steelhead continued to arrive last week, and fishing was quite good for this late in the season. In fact, knowledgeable anglers are convinced fishing should hold up through the end of Mar
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Firefighters said they contained a vegetation fire in Anderson at around a quarter acre today.
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Police are heading to a three-vehicle crash on South Bonnyview Road today.
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Redding home prices rose 4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to a year ago, making it one of the 20 fastest-appreciating housing markets in the U.S., a federal index reported today.
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A pedestrian was hit by a pick up truck near the intersection of Westwood Avenue and Highway 273.
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Tunnel deep down in Shasta Dam with its 60-year-old-plus terrazzo tile flooring. Snapped on a recent tour....
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Some people get all pushed out of shape if you happen to forget their birthday.
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Here’s a 1975 built 1128 sqft 3/2 on over an acre between Redding and Shasta Lake City. Williamson Road sort of parallels Lake Blvd on the way to Shasta Lake. It’s in unincorporated Shasta County, but is served by City of Redding water, so that’s a plus. It’s a mix of various dwelling
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Tehama County deputies say they arrested a Chico man Sunday afternoon who was found with a glass smoking pipe and 4 grams of methamphetamine.
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A Corning man told law enforcement that someone broke into his locked home between Thursday night and Saturday morning and stole three electrical boxes from his walls that cost $1,500, deputies said.
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Gov. Jerry Brown has never described it quite this way, but the essence of what he wants to do with many of the new tax dollars from last fall’s Proposition 30 is finish the job begun in 1971 by the Serrano v. Priest decision of the California Supreme Court.
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It was that time of the month, sometime in September 2012; my Toyota became due for its every 3,000-mile oil change.  As I turned off the East Cypress Avenue and into the parking lot to check in with the mechanic, I saw, on a thin wooden stake, a small white piece of paper with words [...]
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Here are the current road conditions in Shasta County:
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Things will start heating up more in the Redding area starting today. The high should hit 67 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Skies are expected to be sunny. Tonight, prepare for a drop to 38 degrees. Wednesday and Thursday will have very similar weather, while Friday is expected to hit 76 degrees.
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Crews at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area today are holding a prescribed burn to reduce the amount of vegetation susceptible to wildfire in the eastern part of the park.
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An Oregon man accused of 25 criminal counts, including 10 for attempted murder, in connection with a 2011 shootout with law enforcement officers on Interstate 5 south of Dunsmuir was found guilty today by a Shasta County jury.
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Redding should see sunny skies with a high temperature near 68 degrees, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. A 3 to 7 mph north wind is also expected. Tonight's low should be around 38 degrees. Wednesday should see mostly sunny skies with a high near 68, while Thursday's forecast calls for mostly
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For rapists or child molesters whose crimes are serious enough that the state deems them high-risk sex offenders, the ideal place is prison. The law, however, eventually frees all but the most heinous criminals.
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How do you pressure the taxpayer in Redding to fund a new police station? It seems you need two sets of lawyers, to begin with. Then you need to overstate the unhealthy conditions of the old police station.
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To drone or not to drone? That is the question.
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There probably isn’t much we can do to stop some person who decides they are going to take a gun or a knife and go kill someone, but what can we do to protect our children in their schools?
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The Department of Fish and Wildlife says the Sundial Bridge’s lights stop young salmon, and rainbow trout eat them.
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An Egyptian security official says at least 19 foreign tourists were killed as their hot air balloon crashed near the famed ancient city of Luxor. The casualties included French, British and other nationals.
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DUNSMUIR — The city could see a fresh face on the City Council dais as three people will be interviewed today to replace a council member who resigned last month.
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A bad economy along with green efforts contributed to a near-10 percent decline in trash levels at Shasta County’s landfill last year.
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With his striking beard and starched uniform, former Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop became one of the most recognizable figures of the Reagan era — and one of the most unexpectedly enduring.
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — What a difference a year makes.
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You know the rules: check the ones you've done.Things you have done during your lifetime: ( ) Gone on a blind date (X) Skipped school - only in college, where it didn't matter much(X) Watched someone die - several pets(X) Been to Canada (X) Been to Mexico ( ) Been to Florida
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Kennett (now under Shasta Lake) was named for Squire Kennett, a railroad stockholder and financier. Keswick was named by Mountain Copper Company for its president Lord William Keswick of London....
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The love-him-or-hate-him reaction to Seth MacFarlane's turn as Academy Awards host is evidence that one of the most high-profile jobs in show business is becoming one of its most thankless.
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Gov. Jerry Brown has never described it quite this way, but the essence of what he wants to do with many of the new tax dollars from last fall’s Proposition 30 is finish the job begun in 1971 by the Serrano v. Priest decision of the California Supreme Court.
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Fred Boest, Red Bluff
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Bill Keep, Redding
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Shasta County government branches are mostly on track to stay within their budgets for the fiscal year, but two of the departments most often plagued by budget woes — mental health and the sheriff’s office — are facing more problems, county executives said.
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Chicken farmer Tyler Dawley of Big Bluff Ranch in Red Bluff spoke for many in summing up Ag Speed Dating.
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Cash confiscated from Texas couple
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Agents with the Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement task force made three arrests Saturday during traffic stops between Red Bluff and Cottonwood.
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You know you probably are on the right track if you unfriend 20 people all at once on FB and none of them notice.We watched the train wreck that was the Oscars last night. I don't actually know what Seth MacFarland is famous for, but I hope he goes back and does more of it so that he will be so busy he won't hav
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In an intriguing but opaquely sourced story, U-T San Diego reports it's possible that lawmakers in Sacramento could simply scrap the unpopular rural fire fee -- in favor of an old idea, a tax of some kind on property insurance....
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Scott Valley Bank offers scholarships
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Surfing through the R-S archives last week, hunting for an old detail about the Sundial Bridge, I came across a nearly decade-old column by my former colleague Thom Gabrukiewicz, about a fine way to take in a lunch-hour stroll. I...
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Q. Many faiths believe God is the creator of all things. Does your faith believe that God created evil? The problem of evil is one of the biggest challenges to theism, a philosophical problem that has led many to atheism. For if a benevolent, omnipotent god created everything, then the existence of evil is the responsibilit
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Three people from Utah were arrested Sunday in Trinity County after deputies allegedly found them with 17 pounds of processed marijuana and more than $1,000 in Douglas City.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing an end of the week deadline, President Barack Obama said Monday that Congress can avert sweeping across-the-board cuts with "just a little bit of compromise," as he sought to stick lawmakers with the blame if the budget ax falls.
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Check out the fantastic decorated tables at this Redding benefit event! We were privileged to attend the big local fundraiser for the American Cancer Society that is annually staged by the North State
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A Texas man and woman found themselves out of nearly $27,000 after Anderson police stopped them Sunday night and found suspicious packaging materials that appeared to be used for drug sales in their car, police said.
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Hollywood likes to pretend that things aren’t political when they are.  It’s that bi-partisan nationalist myth that if both corporate parties agree to cheer for the empire, then everyone cheers for the empire.  It’s gotten so bad now that races like the Oscars and the Writer’s Guild screenwriting award are tig
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Straight Ahead Big Band will be at Central Valley High School supporting a music department fundraiser next Wed, Feb 27. Spaghetti Dinner 5:30-7:30; $5 individual or $15 family of four. Entertainment starts at 5:45 with the CVHS Combo, then CVHS Jazz Singers, CVHS Jazz Band, and at roughly 7:00 an hour of the SABB. Come [..
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I have spent the majority of my life in Redding and even though I was not born here, I consider this city my home. I grew up, went to school, and lived the life of a typical teenager in Redding. I attended Grant Middle School and then studied at Shasta High School.  Just like many [...]
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A 30-year-old San Jose man accused of murdering an Oakland man in 2011 near Anderson City Hall is scheduled to be in Shasta County Superior Court today for a settlement conference.
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Here are the current road conditions in Shasta County:
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Forecasters say another streak of warm, sunny weather is coming to Redding this week. The high today will reach about 64 degrees under mostly sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service. At night, expect a drop to 38 degrees. The rest of the week should have similar conditions, with temperatures reaching as hi
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We all hate the niggling bureaucratic rules of government — until, that is, we see what happens without them.
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The differences between common sense and blatant overreaction have never been more dramatic than those among school officials nationwide following the December massacre of 20 young students and six staffers in Newtown, Conn.
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In my time representing the people of the First District in the state Assembly, my neighbors and constituents have asked me one question more than any other: What will I do in Sacramento to help us grow our local economy, create jobs and maintain our way of life?
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In 1913: Louis Hufford of Oak Run was telling his friends that he has a wonder in the pig line. The porker was born with one leg missing and Hufford said the animal was thrifty and promised to grow into a great big hog. It hobbled around on three feet and is perfect in every other way.
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A couple years into his job running Tehama County’s Animal Care Center, Mark Storrey’s boss made a prediction.
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LAKEHEAD — Property owners around Lake Shasta may not know if they will be affected by higher lake levels from the raising of Shasta Dam until after Congress approves funding for the project.
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In 1913: Louis Hufford of Oak Run was telling his friends that he has a wonder in the pig line. The porker was born with one leg missing and Hufford said the animal was thrifty and promised to grow into a great big hog. It hobbled around on three feet and is perfect in every other way.
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Video highlights from the 85th Annual Academy Awards.
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Three vehicles crashed this afternoon on Highway 299 near Stillwater Road, blocking at least a portion of the eastbound lanes of the highway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Three vehicles crashed this afternoon on Highway 299 near Stillwater Road, blocking at least a portion of the eastbound lanes of the highway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Cool video and editing by DJ Bucky Dun-Gun and Shane Fullen....
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Three Shasta County teens were badly injured early this morning in a Shasta Lake crash that officers say was caused by driving under the influence.
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Secret Witness of Shasta County, Inc. is offering up to $1,000 to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of an unknown woman who robbed a Redding Walgreens store on Tuesday and ran over an employee in the process.
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Here are the current road conditions in Shasta County:
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Today's high will be near 66 under sunny skies, the National Weather Service is reporting. At night, temperatures will drop to 38. Monday is expected to be sunny and warm, with a high around 63.
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girls basketball
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No doubt the Burger King near the corner of Cypress and Hilltop in Redding is special to Joe Wong.
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Along comes great news for Redding, and bad news for its current leadership: Our economy is improving, perhaps more rapidly than anyone realized.
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When the fanciest footbridge in the West was built across the Sacramento River in Redding, one of the boosters’ points of pride was its sensitivity to its fragile environment.
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In his State of the Union address, President Obama spoke of the myriad issues facing the nation. Among these was gun violence, highlighted by the much commented on presence of relatives of victims of gun violence in the audience.
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Charlie Moss died last month. He was one of a kind, and I will miss him, both for who he was and for what he accomplished.
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The more I think about the new “anti-homeless” campaign, as I refer to it, the more disgusted I am with the morals of this city. I am embarrassed to say I am a part of such a small minded community. Its prejudice is so profound that I cant even believe that it is legal.
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In response to Stan Little’s letter of Thursday: The sequester is Obama’s idea. In fact in November 2011, he said he would veto any attempt to make cuts to the sequester.
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The sky if falling! The sky is falling! President Obama would like us to believe (once again!) that we must avert a crisis.
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Wes Breese almost got it right in his letter to the editor of Feb. 17, but somehow still managed to miss by a mile.
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Many citizens have an idea to help solve one of the many problems that we face but do not know how to get their idea out. An idea is such a terrible thing to waste and without writing them out clearly and sending them to the appropriate governmental representative, no needed change has the possibility to occur.
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Former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel has run into a roadblock on his way to being President Barack Obama’s new defense secretary: former colleagues in the Senate. GOP lawmakers have blocked the Nebraska Republican’s confirmation on a mostly party-line vote.
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LAKEHEAD — Property owners around Lake Shasta may not know if they will be affected by higher lake levels from the raising of Shasta Dam until after Congress approves funding for the project.
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Redding police are going to the 2200 block of College View Drive tonight where a car reportedly struck a horse, with the horse coming through the windshield.
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Dried-up demand for its product has prompted TBM Sand and Storage Logistics to put a portion of its Shasta County manufacturing plant — property it purchased only last year — on the market.
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Two competing companies are looking to put asphalt plants on either side of Locust Road near Anderson, but at least one of them may have a hard time winning over the neighborhood.
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A lawsuit filed against Shasta County earlier this year in Superior Court by a medical marijuana collective in Burney shuttered by the county’s pot shop ban has moved to federal court.
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Don’t even think about arriving to this movie screening by car, limo or taxi.
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No doubt the Burger King near the corner of Cypress and Hilltop in Redding is special to Joe Wong.
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Dear Babe: I have a box of golf balls that Phil Mickelson signed at the NEC tourney at Firestone one year. In the box are logo balls of every tourney that was ever played at Firestone Country Club — from the Rubber City Open to the current NEC tourney. He signed on the cover of the box. I heard he won’t sign a b
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REDDING GIRLS’ SOFTBALL LEAGUE
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Inches from defeat, Tucker Gulliford got strength from his family.
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Q: Why do lobster report cards run calendar year (January to December) instead of from the beginning of the season to the end (October to March)? It seems it would be less labor-intensive and more accurate to receive landing data once a year rather than twice a year, and you wouldn’t be charging fishermen double to be
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The No. 2 U-Prep boys soccer team came away with an NSCIF Division III championship Saturday after defeating top-seeded Esparto in penalty kicks.
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For University Preparatory School, winning the Science Bowl on Saturday came down to a rubber ducky.
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Firefighters quickly knocked down a blaze that gutted a detached home Saturday afternoon.
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“Choose Diversity” was an apt theme for Saturday’s 10th annual Multicultural Celebration at Central Valley High School in Shasta Lake.
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A month away from kickoff, Ryan Dunken realized he had a choice: stay at Liberty Christian and forgo football or change schools if he wanted to play.
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In 1913: Where two years previously the drug stores of Red Bluff received one barrel of alcohol per month, they now were getting 25, and all of this alcohol was dished out in small lots of 10, 15 and 50 cents' worth to those not able to get whiskey elsewhere, since the city was placed on the dry list.
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Christine Ulrich and Nathan Fesler, both of Sacramento, are engaged to be married on Aug. 2, 2013, at Newcastle Wedding Gardens, Newcastle. The bride-elect is the daughter of Greg and Kathy Ulrich of Redding. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in economics in 2009. She is completing her master's degree in economi
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Dear Straight Talk: My boss keeps telling me young people have it easy today. But I've worked 40 hours a week at $12 an hour for eight months and have been unsuccessful at saving money for college. I ride a bicycle six miles to work, do not own a car, and share a house with four roommates. I cook and am careful with spendin
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My 12-year-old daughter, Payton, is smack in the middle of the tween years, and that has brought us to a new season in our relationship together. We are still very much a mother and daughter, but we have these moments of pure friendship that spring up, and I see my girl through different lenses.
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One photo can describe an entire vacation. While trays of slides or albums of pictures can overload the senses, the right single photo can convey the holistic personality of a place and its people -- its collective conscience.
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Jo Deurbrouck, a former raft guide and author of "Anything Worth Doing," winner of a 2012 National Outdoor Book Award, will stop in Redding as part of her book tour in March.
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March is bustling at the Redding Library. Many special programs are slated for the month.
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Agatha Raisin is back in "Hiss and Hers," another wonderful dip into the world of a small English village where enough bad things happen to keep this "retired" London success busy -- and readers laughing and shaking their heads at the adventures author M.C. Beaton creates.
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To have more than one set of twins in a high school is not unusual, but to have 14 sets of twins is practically unheard of, unless you're at West Valley High School.
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Like it or not, there comes a time when we must go against the flow or, in our case, cut against the grain. Lately, it would seem that it's all about our trees. Let the record show that we love our trees and they love us, abundantly.
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Not all juice drinks are created equal. Many contain chemical additives and high sugar and calorie content. I recently discovered in my local supermarket a great healthy alternative called Sparkling Ice.
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As criminals become more sophisticated in their abilities to attack our homes with technology, we need our home security to be smarter too.
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Dear Debt Adviser: Can a credit card company still report an account that was charged off in March 2009 as late and fees still adding up?
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Firefighters are going to Madonna Way this evening where a mobile home is burning in the Palo Cedro area.
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Firefighters quickly knocked down a blaze that gutted a detached home this afternoon.
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U-Prep's five-year plan culminated in a glorious hour and a half Saturday.
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The mystery photo was once the home of Superior Court Judge Albert Frederick Ross (known as Fred). It is located at 1776 Magnolia Street in Redding. Judge Ross lived in the house with his wife Nelda and two daughters. He...
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A stabbing was reported at Win River Casino Friday morning, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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Viva Downtown! Own this brick office on Placer and be part of the downtown revival. Old timers will remember this as the longtime office of House of Steno. And it might take an old timer to know what Steno is/was. And why you might want a house of it. Now, you’d simply use speech to text convers
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RED BLUFF - Two people were arrested after a short car chase in Red Bluff Friday night, police say.
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Hope not, but the Wall Street Journal thinks so. And describes here the economic incentives to cap head counts and cut workers' hours to avoid coming under the Affordable Care Act. Excerpt: Here's a trend you'll be reading more about:...
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Ahhh fragrance....all I can say is "thank you" to the universe of sweet scents. With all these plants in bloom again, seemed an apt time to revisit this piece. Enjoy. My Daphne odora began its seasonal bloom this past week –delicate, pink-edged, four-petaled florets opening one at a time among larger clusters. I was worki
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While the early morning hours will bring up to a tenth of an inch of rain, today will dry out as temperatures rise to around 60 under sunny skies. The National Weather Service reports that a few clouds will cover the skies tonight, when the temperature falls to 41. Sunday, however, will bring a warmer 66 degrees under s
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For University Preparatory School, winning the Science Bowl on Saturday came down to a rubber ducky.
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Here are the current road conditions, courtesy of the California Department of Transportation:
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Oregon Gulch just can’t get any respect.
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You can learn a lot from readers, and these days thanks to e-mail and the Internet the feedback can be almost instantaneous. Case in point:
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Our eminent ecoterrorists Barack Obama, the Sierra Club, the National Resource Defense Council and our own Joan Manning advocate the elimination of fossil fuels in the production of electricity for domestic use in favor of wind and solar energy. I wholeheartedly agree.
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I have just heard that Bill Gundy was selected as a new “guest writer” for the Opinion page. I respect Bill very much as an educational leader, and you made a good choice.
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Re: “Obama is guilty of being black”: What? Why this letter now? Did you not notice that Obama was black in 2008? Well, actually Obama is not black. Obama is not liked for several reasons.
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The first day of the Northern Section Masters wrestling championships is filled with mixed emotions and different strategies.
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SHASTA LAKE — Pressure-packed defense and hustle has carried the Central Valley High boys basketball team all season.
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Some reigning champions need to go through growing pains together to get back to prominence.
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Shasta’s defense was offensive.
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The best basketball teams are usually great families.
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The No. 2 Foothill High boys basketball team defeated No. 7 Paradise 76-35 on Friday in its Division III quarterfinal game at home.
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A first-of-its-kind event in Redding will bring together local growers and potential buyers Monday at the Red Lion Hotel.
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CH2M Hill, a global engineering and consulting firm that was established 67 years ago in Redding, has been named to the 2013 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For.
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Shasta Union High School District is one of 22 school districts in California on The College Board AP District Honor Roll for 2012.
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RED BLUFF - A California Highway Patrol officer was turning around on Highway 99 to help with a vehicle chase when a Jeep smashed into the driver’s side of his cruiser, trapping him for more than 15 minutes Thursday night.
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If Congress and the president don’t pass a budget by Friday, they could spoil the fun of hundreds in the north state this summer by forcing the closure of National Park Service campgrounds in the north state.
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Less than two months after he accepted the job, the Redding Community Access Corp. interim studio manager has announced he will be stepping down at the end of this month.
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For cleverly using e-mail and the Internet to market his Old School Restaurant in downtown Redding. Every couple weeks I get an e-mail from him, via ConstantContact. Click here to see the latest. Effective. In addition, of course, to ads...
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The Rev. Ann Corrin and Redding homeless activist Chris Solberg share the same vision, even though it may be only a pipe dream during tight economic times.
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Trevor and Allison came in for wedding portraits as they were sneaking over the border to get hitched!  What a fun, loving couple – thanks for letting me share part of your adventure!  )
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A pickup is reportedly on fire at the Valero gas station in Anderson this evening.
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Maryann Jackson, Redding
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You can learn a lot from readers, and these days thanks to e-mail and the Internet the feedback can be almost instantaneous. Case in point:
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Oregon Gulch just can’t get any respect.
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A lawsuit filed against Shasta County earlier this year in Superior Court by a medical marijuana collective in Burney shuttered by the county’s pot shop ban has moved to federal court.
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Stanley Wiencek, Redding
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While a student in the 1970s, I was faced with caring for a project where black plastic was laid over an old lawn and the whole thing covered with bark as a low-maintenance, water-conserving yard alternative.
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Greg Beale, Redding
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Q: Can you tell me how to grow stevia? I'm diabetic and can't handle sugar.
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Edward O. Wilson, in "The Social Conquest of Earth" (331 pages, W.W. Norton, 2012) leaves no doubt that, for him, humans are animals driven and shaped by evolution through natural selection.
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My garden plot "On the Cliff" has overflowed with bountiful crops on many occasions. But to date, I have been unable to get it to produce Caesar salad, French onion soup or cabbage stew.
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Q: We recently had a big storm hit New England. Once again, I wish I had a backup generator system installed at my home. After going through my second prolonged power outage in the last few years, this spring I'm going to get the project started. Who do I contact first, and what can I expect to happen during a power failure
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Patty Long of Redding is a single, working mom with three children ages 5 to 15. On weekdays, she leaves her Redding home at 7 a.m. and gets back at 6:30 p.m. The daily scramble includes getting to her job as store manager at Ross Dress for Less and getting Jeremy, 15, Isabella, 7, and Camila , 5, where they need to be: hig
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In 1913: The Pit River proved no barrier to the elk brought to the county by the Redding Elks Lodge. Some were grazing near Ingot, others were on Upper Stillwater, and most of them were on Squaw Creek -- and all are doing fine. The grazing herd was in fine condition, showing that they were perfectly at home in Shasta County
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This one was a real shocker to me. You could have blown me over with a feather because only one person guessed, and guessed correctly, while no one else made a guess. It was Judge Ross' house and only yesterday...
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Here are the films that have won the Academy Award for "Best Picture" over the years.
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Spotted this home today on Washington street. So cheerful to have your home smile at your return. Like a faithful dog. “Dude, you were gone. And I wasn’t sure if you were ever coming back. But now you’re here again, and I’m so happy!”
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Siskiyou Arts Council and Mountain Runners partner to bring the July 4th Fun Run/Walk T-Shirt Design Contest to Siskiyou County for Siskiyou County artists to enter.
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With all the disasters encounterd at the hands of Mother Nature, she is replete with unharmful events that confound the mind and bring joy to the heart. This short story is about just one.
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Bob McCrillis, a Siskiyou County photographer, shows his works at the Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery, in Mt. Shasta.
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Ex-counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee turned thriller-intrigue writer, Keith Raffel will speak in Redding to Writers Forum members and guests (open to public for a small fee). His experiences as CEO of a Silicon Valley company and as counsel in the intelligence community provided the background for four books of i
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Bob McCrillis is a Siskiyou County photographer and is showing his works at the Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery, 418 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., in Mt. Shasta, beginning March 19, 2013.
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Police say a parolee they arrested Thursday after he caused a disturbance is also a suspect in an attempted robbery at Wal-Mart in January.
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Crews are responding to reports of a gas leak at a home in the 1800 block Logan Street in south Redding.
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Glad you asked. The North Market Street bridge might be named after him. A bill introduced by Sen. Jim Nielsen has the details, but here's the gist: Officer Ted Lyon was killed in the line of duty on May 18,...
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It seems I have developed a new and unwelcome talent for dropping expensive tech devices in the driveway. Last time, it was Erin’s iPad. Today, my hapless camera is the victim. Remarkably, it still takes decent images, even busted up. Kudos
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By Patrick Carr Photos by Elias Nesser   Those “dogs” did it. After starting the conference season 0-3, the Shasta men’s basketball team speared the Butte Roadrunners 66-42 in front of a boisterous home crowd on sophomore night Thursday. Before the game the four sophomores Stevonte Young,
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By Patrick Carr Photos by Elias Nesser   The Shasta College women’s basketball team was outrun, outmuscled and outplayed by the Butte College Roadrunners 77-57 Thursday night in the final game of the year. Before the game the five sophomores Brittney Garrett, Ashley Sanchez, Jordan Henry, Emma
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  Did you know that the ability to walk on two feet was the first thing that set modern man apart from other primates? Standing permanently on two feet allowed our early ancestors to see farther while assessing the area for threats. This is something few animals could do at the time. Due to its everyday occur
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In terms of patient satisfaction, Patients' Hospital is tied at No. 1, according to a survey described on the Becker's Hospital Review website. Excerpt: Here is a list of 58 non-specialty, acute-care hospitals with the highest percentage of patients who...
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I was pretty young when the idea of a “life-plan” entered my universe. My mother subscribed to a small religious magazine called "Guideposts" and I was probably in third grade when I read an article and discovered that God had a plan for me and my life. I doubt if I really knew what that [...]
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What was the name of the well-known Shasta County man who lived in this house? 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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Condos are rare in Redding. This 1992 built 2397 sqft 3/2.5 once listed for $399K. “This property is updated inside, and move-in ready! With great spaces for entertaining and plenty of storage, this home is a gem! The fantastic view from the balcony includes unobstructed
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Our sister paper, The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tenn., reports that major tax incentives are keeping a major employer in the Volunteer State. Reporter Thomas Bailey Jr. writes that International Pap
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Oscar Pistorius was granted bail Friday, paving the way for him to be freed from custody pending his trial in the Valentine's Day shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Here's the current road conditions in Shasta County, courtesy of the California Department of Transportation:
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Today will be a mild 65 underneath partly sunny skies, the National Weather Service is reporting. Nighttime will bring a low around 40 and a 50 percent chance for rain. Saturday will be sunny but cooler, with a high of 58.
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Not everyone in Redding buys the notion that the Redding Police Department’s headquarters is all that bad, that a replacement building is an urgent priority.
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The president suggested he would hold off introducing his own immigration bill as long as bipartisan Senate negotiations were proceeding apace — until his own immigration bill mysteriously leaked precisely as bipartisan Senate negotiations were proceeding apace.
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I went to the lumber yard last week, bought two gallons of paint and some lumber. I got home and checked my bill, a pretty long sheet for just four items, and guess what. Right under each item that I bought was a big surprise, at least for me.
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Sunday night my son left his car parked in the mall parking garage downtown instead of driving after enjoying a night out with friends. When he returned the next morning, his car had the side window broken out.
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Re: “Obama critics are not racist” (letter, Sunday): A better choice of words would be something like, “Not all Obama critics are racist.” There are a lot of blacks who criticize him.
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A big thank you to the nice guy who let me use his cell phone.
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RED BLUFF — For west Redding, the fourth time’s a charm.
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Aubrey Mendonca would not let the Eagles’ season end on someone else’s terms.
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The Northern Section wrestling world descends on Redding today.
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The No. 2 Anderson High girls basketball team defeated No. 7 Lassen 69-34 on Thursday in the Cubs’ Division IV home quarterfinal game.
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Lyle Tullis has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Bank of Commerce Holdings in Redding.
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Parsons Junior High School presents its Shasta County Veterans Tribute at the school Thursday.
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Musicians and poets will be performing at Going Local during a fundraiser for the organization Saturday night.
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Shasta County sheriff’s detectives have released more details in the Feb. 14 shooting of a teen, who officials say is recovering.
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Concerned about openness and transparency, the Redding City Council earlier this week thwarted plans to award the Shasta County Arts Council a contract to operate local public-access television channels.
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I took a drive down to the bridge today to see how the restoration work is progressing. I was very pleased with what I saw. As you can see by the close-up of the cement work, the cement looks...
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Here's the current road conditions in Shasta County, courtesy of the California Department of Transportation:
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A non-injury roll-over crash is blocking the westbound lane of Highway 299 in Trinity County this evening.
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It might seem as incomprehensible to newcomers and young folks as journeying from Missouri to California via covered wagon, but once upon a time there was no Interstate 5. Instead, that ribbon of highway known as State Route 99 flowed through the center of California and right through the center of towns like Burbank, Sacra
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When Casa Ramos closed in early 2009, La Casa Cuevas immediately opened in the same spot. Childress not being a main artery, and La Casa Cuevas not being part of a chain, the restaurant seems to be somewhat out of sight, out of mind to potential customers who come off I-5 or are staying at a nearby motel. Femme de Joie has
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Shasta County sheriff’s detectives have released more details in the Feb. 14 shooting of a teen, who officials say is recovering.
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Margaret Gallego credits mere chance that she stopped scammers masquerading as computer repairmen from using her own computer in Shasta Lake to wire themselves $140 with her credit card.
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Redding’s Sundial Bridge may be bringing about the demise of endangered winter-run Chinook salmon.
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RED BLUFF - A California Highway Patrol officer was flown to Mercy Medical Center with major injuries after being freed from a wreck in Tehama County this evening.
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No doubt the Burger King near the corner of Cypress and Hilltop in Redding is special to Joe Wong.
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The construction of a new $170 million Shasta County courthouse could be further delayed if the state Legislature enacts Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed state budget.
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On Sunday afternoon, TEDxRedding will screen several short films about civic innovation at the Redding Library in a run-up to its annual event.
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Mars is a long ways from Evergreen Middle School in Cottonwood but seventh graders are all over it.
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Music on tap this weekend in north state.
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Last week in Travelin' in Time, I shared with you some early key dates in Shasta County's history. Here are more important dates of events that helped shape the region.
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Another Chance Animal Welfare League seeks help in its store and adoption center.
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A woman is recovering from deep cuts and bruises she says she received after a neighbor’s pet Akita attacked her in the front yard of her south Redding home.
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Police say a thief ran over an employee who followed her out of the store Tuesday when she drove off.
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Heard about Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to streamline state school funding? As the L.A. Times laid out at the beginning of the year, the governor has a proposal to eliminated most of what in education are known as "categoricals" --...
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Newspaper reporters are known for having messy desks. (Greg Clark used to bug me about mine at the RS; my desk was next to his office). But the Olympic gold medal goes to a former colleague at an English-language...
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Steven Brill lays it all out in depressing detail here. Worth investing the time (about 45 minutes) to at least scan. Excerpt: Recchi's bill and six others examined line by line for this article offer a closeup window into what...
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Sen. Jim Nielsen has a stern lecture for the governor in this morning's Bee: Shortly after being sworn in as the 39th governor of California, Jerry Brown said he would be guided by three principles, one of which is "No...
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Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, February 21, 2013 Short sales in Redding CA are increasing this year, and these transactions can take up to three times longer than a traditional transaction. A lot can go wrong in that timeframe. …
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 All moved in to my little space in the studio...  with a piece or two tucked in the middle.  {This one on hold for a sweet client, away on business at the moment}.  Beautif
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Mamma Llama's in Weaverville (picture taken Friday). Alas, we don't have the buildings or the building inspectors that would permit it. The only place that's sorta close is the coffee bar next to Deja Vu in the Lorenz Hotel....
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Modern ultrasound tests take the guesswork out of baby genders long before birth. In this case, Erin had gone in for the test earlier in the day, but instructed the operator not to reveal the gender. Instead the result was put in a sealed envelope. Later, we gathered some family and friends together at
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Owner’s name(s): Joe Wong Managing Partner: Ty Bittner Name of business/company: Cicada Cantina Date business opened: February 18, 2013 Location: 1691 Hilltop Dr. Redding, CA Days/hours of operation: Sun – Thurs 11am-11pm, & Fri – Sat 11am – 1am What do you sell? Modern Mexican Cuisine What inspired you to open
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Here’s a 1676 sqft 3/2 on 4.7 acres not far from Palo Cedro proper. This country style Ranch Home in Shasta County seems to have last sold for $337K in 200
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How can someone, mostly Catholics, call themselves Christians and claim to love the Lord yet vote for and support the Heathen Democratic agenda? Let’s list some of the anti moral and anti Biblical causes which Democrats support no matter what. 1.  Abortion including Obama’s Born Alive Act. 2. Homosexual lifesty
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Record Searchlight reader Stan Little of Old Station emailed about big changes on the Golden Gate Bridge. Sure enough, the toll taker and cash will be done away with on America's most famous gateway by the end of March. From the Marin Independent Journal: ". . . Thousands of people who use cas
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My kid brother, JD, and I shared a secret for years. Our folks expected us to be in bed at 11 pm on Friday nights. They thought that this was most generous--a full two-hours past normal lights-out. But we disagreed. Friday nights BEGAN at 11 when KCAL Channel 9, out of LA, would announce the [...]
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A 32-year-old Redding woman charged with threatening to kill her 3-year-old son with a sharp gardening tool earlier this month was ordered Wednesday by a Superior Court judge to undergo two mental health evaluations to try to determine whether she's mentally competent to stand trial.
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Here are the current road conditions in Shasta County, courtesy of the California Department of Transportation:
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Temperatures will drop down to near freezing early today, bringing patches of frost that will stick around until 10 a.m., the National Weather Service is reporting. Temperatures will rise to around 61 today under mostly sunny skies after an overnight low of 33. At night, the mercury will fall to around 38. Friday will b
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Public-access television is held together by duct tape and volunteer enthusiasm. The last thing that would serve the community is a rumble over who owns cameras and editing machines.
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Will President Obama say to the Supreme Court what he said to the American people in his second inaugural address about same-sex marriage?
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To say that Enterprise Starship director Dan Neece is going out with a bang would be an understatement. The Enterprise High School music teacher, who is retiring in June after 27 years, is ready to put the Starship into hyper-drive for its annual Variety Hour show.
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Artist LuAnn McBrayer’s first foray into photography was as a teenager. She remembers photographing the squirrels in her backyard. Those early squirrel encounters inspired her to continue photographing nature, scenery and animals. She enjoys digital design, and has contributed artwork to various organizations in the form
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For Redding-area fans of Greek and Mediterranean food such as falafel, tabouli, dolmas, hummus and baklava, Amin Wahbi is a hero. Or maybe I should say “gyro.”
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The Brown Trout gallery and adjacent café have long been warm and artful spaces along Sacramento Avenue in Dunsmuir. The vibrant energy continues under current owner Debra Day, who launched the Dogwood Diner last April and has been presenting live music on Thursday nights in an impressively refurbished venue called The Bac
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The new battleground for progressive liberals is drones. Cal Fire tried to use them to help fight the fires of 2008. They are being criticized by the various rights groups including the ACLU. I think they are a great way to fight crime and forest fires.
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Since half of the fiscal year has passed, the required March 1 sequester for the balance of the fiscal year becomes 10 percent of the federal government. The reduction in expenditures is to affect all parts of all agencies equally. Thus 10 percent of the FBI must be furloughed until Oct. 1. At that time half of those furlou
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COTTONWOOD — West Valley High’s boys basketball team prides itself on forcing the opposition to play ugly.
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Dan Neece has been at the helm of Enterprise Starship since the sparkly show choir launched 21 years ago, and it’s only fitting that he’ll be at the command post tonight as the Starship again takes flight as part of his final tour of duty. Neece is retiring this June after 27 years of teaching [...]
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Simpson University athletics don’t feature a track and field team.
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The only person capable of keeping top-seeded Liberty Christian from cracking the century mark in Wednesday’s opening round of the Northern Section Division V playoffs was Patriots’ coach Todd Franklin.
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A key loss for the Orland Trojans and a key addition for the Chico Panthers could mean the difference in determining the Northern Section Wrestling Masters Championships this weekend.
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The No. 1 ranked U-Prep girls soccer team defeated No. 4 Willows 3-0 in a Division III home semifinal game Wednesday.
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Redding restaurateur Joe Wong’s latest concept, Cicada Cantina, has opened on Hilltop Drive in Redding in the former Chevy’s Fresh Mex building.
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An expanded and renovated venue promises to help make Saturday’s 10th annual Multicultural Celebration in Shasta Lake as lively as ever.
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Black-legged ticks are already notorious bad guys known for spreading Lyme disease. Now the nasty little creatures are making people sick by spreading a new and little-known bacteria similar to the germ that causes Lyme disease.
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A Shasta County jury today will begin deliberations in the case of an Oregon man accused of trying to murder 10 north state law enforcement officers during a 2011 confrontation and shootout on Interstate 5 near Castella.
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Redding police union officials are in the process of arranging an independent inspection of the aging station in the city’s downtown.
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Enterprise High School students rehearse earlier this week in preparation for the school’s 21st annual Variety Hour, a song and dance revue that runs today through Saturday at the David Marr Auditorium.
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The Shasta District Fair will no longer be open on Sundays, the fair’s CEO announced Wednesday.
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Two arrests have been made in an armed robbery that occurred at a Redding home last month, Shasta County sheriff’s deputies said Wednesday.
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It seems the older we get the more sleep we need. Our internal clock or circadian rhythm will prompt us to sleep, or so it should.
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Watch for the signs of heart attack or stroke
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Parents and coaches are not the only ones who should be educated about youth sports injuries. There are basic first aid tips we can teach our children so that they too will be better prepared if injury should occur and no adult in around.
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SACRAMENTO (AP) — Researchers released 50,000 salmon into a flooded rice field in the Sacramento Valley on Tuesday in an effort to understand whether such fields, flooded between harvests, can stand in for the wetlands that once filled the area and served as a massive nursery for juvenile salmon.
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A Redding man was killed early Wednesday morning when the sedan he was driving rolled over at Interstate 5 and Highway 44.
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A Cottonwood man pleaded no contest Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court to vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence in connection with a fatal crash that killed an Igo man earlier this month.
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David Joseph Coulter, of Proberta was intoxicated when he was lost control of a 2001 Ford F-350 pickup westbound on Highway 36 around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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In 1913: Suffering from an uncontrollable desire to use morphine and longing to be cured of the habit undermining his life and strength, B.R. McCarty, a farmer of the Whitmore country, consented to accompany his son Wilbur to the county seat and submit himself to an examination by a commission of insanity.