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April 1st, 2013

Says who? Bethel Media is hiring -- UX/UI developer, Drupal developer, software engineer, web designer....
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Twelve-year-old Jaeden Stevens thinks a lot of his younger cousin Jacob Rosales.
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A body found in a boat at a downtown Redding residence Sunday evening is probably that of a woman, the Shasta County Coroner’s Office reported Monday.
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KQED has a fascinating piece, inspired by a new collection of historical maps at Stanford, about how the West Coast of the United States was long thought be a completely separate island --- an easy enough mistake to make if...
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Question: What do you see as the most challenging part of your spiritual path? The most difficult part of my spiritual path is walking my own spiritual talk – being a living demonstration of what I believe. I’m challenged - sometimes moment by moment - to live the spiritual truth principles I teach. My heartfelt desire
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Interesting discussion on today's editorial about the state of Jefferson, with fans of the idea arguing that it would not be so poor once we were freed of the regulatory shackles of Sacramento. I wish I could buy it. California...
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Louisville Cardinal Breaks Leg (Squeamish Warning). This video may haunt me forever. Sometimes at night I can still hear the screaming. The post Louisville Cardinal Breaks Leg (Squeamish Warning) appeared first on
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Playing With Power Lines. This seems legit and safe too. Now how would one go about reproducing this type of shocking result? OMG that was so not funny. The post Playing With Power Lines appeared first on D
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SACRAMENTO RIVER, Redding — Trout fishing was excellent, once again, but, because of the storms, most of the action was concentrated in the Redding area above tributaries. Nightcrawlers, crickets, and Glo-Bugs produced the best action, but fly fis
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office reports this afternoon that the body found in a boat at a downtown Redding residence Sunday evening is probably that of a woman.
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A Red Bluff man was arrested Sunday for allegedly beating a woman he knew and holding a knife to her, as well as possessing fake $100 bills.
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Red Bluff police say a 53-year-old woman was arrested Sunday after assaulting several people with a rock.
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A wreck on Highway 273 near Buenaventura Blvd. sent at least four people, including two small children, police said.
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More evidence arrives via a letter to the editor published today....
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A 36-year-old Red Bluff man out on parole was taken into custody over the weekend after Tehama County sheriff’s deputies were called to a disturbance.
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If you live in the French province of Auvergne, that is. Here's the story at SFGate.com. Excerpt: In collaboration with drone-maker Parrot, local postal service La Poste Group will deliver mail via quadricopter drones as early as May of this...
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We recently helped Carol take advantage of her Veteran’s Benefits in the form of a VA loan used to purchase a bank owned foreclosure. This type of sale can be tricky to negotiate, since bank/sellers are seldom willing to do any repairs, while the VA loan requires that the home be brought to high standard of conditi
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History soon forgets those that think small. The bold explorers live on. Redding California USA. Home country to the planet’s finest space program.
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They say a man’s home is his Cassel. A women’s home too, presumably.
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A big rig crashed on Old Oregon Trail early this morning between Paso Robles Avenue and La Crescenta Drive, according to law enforcement.
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Forecasters say there's a 30 percent chance of rain today in Redding and skies will be mostly cloudy. The high is expected to reach an 67 degrees, while tonight's low will be about 50 degrees. The warm weather should return on Tuesday, with 77 degrees and sunny skies.
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There were several interesting and consequential items covered at this week’s Board meeting. Perhaps because I live in the eastern part of the county, I wanted to especially note a small item, with no controversy visible at the meeting. The Board approved the relocation of a sign designating the town Fall River Mills on H
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In 1913: The salmon were running at Chico and fishermen are making trips to the Sacramento River in the Butte City and Hamilton regions because salmon had been seen in great numbers coming up the river. Several camps have been established along the river and fresh fish will be the rule rather than the exception from now on.
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The secessionists who see a California controlled by distant urban interests out of touch with the north state’s values and lifestyle never really stop pining to break off and form the state of Jefferson — a deeply unlikely prospect but not just an April Fool’s gag.
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At the federal level and in many states there is a war on to raise taxes on wage earners. Republican leaders accuse Democrats of wanting unnecessary tax increases and declare themselves opposed to any increase. Many have signed a pledge to this effect. But this seems to apply only to income taxes. If we look at the overall
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Red Bluff is literally being taken over by the bums, tramps and hobos — now commonly known politely as the homeless. They camp under the bridges, use nature as their toilets, use local restaurant restrooms to weekly brush their teeth and take sponge bathes.
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Rather than cover President Obama’s appeal from the White House to continue to put pressure on Congress for common sense gun legislation that 90 percent of the country supports, Fox News was arguing with colorful graphs how the president was losing popularity.
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I have to smile every time I read one of the gun control articles, written by confused, naive and just plain ignorant people.
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A couple found a body in their boat Sunday evening in downtown Redding.
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Anderson Police say two individuals on AB 109 probation were caught trespassing at an abandoned home after they broke into a vehicle and stole a purse Saturday.
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While most of their neighbors probably had a more traditional Easter celebration on Sunday, Jim Moore and his family and friends added a ranching flavor to their holiday.
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Police and firefighters were called this evening to a house on California Street in downtown Redding after residents there found a body in a boat.
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Paramedics this morning are transporting a 41-year-old woman to the hospital after she swerved off the roadway to avoid hitting a deer on Lake Blvd., according to initial reports.
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Here’s a look at what’s open and closed Monday in observance of Cesar Chavez Day.
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In 1913: Three days previously Albert Ludwig of Cottonwood put a want ad in the paper announcing that he had for sale eggs for hatching. He said the want ad paid off and it kpt his hens busy supplying the demand.
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While an up-to-date router is integral to a stable, strong Wi-Fi network, you can improve your home or office network without a sledgehammer or building permit.
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Dear Debt Adviser: I need help. I have about $40,000 in credit card debt and I’m one month behind on my mortgage. I’m probably a few months behind on some of my credit card debt and not sure what to do. Is bankruptcy an option? Should I sell my house and work on correcting my financial problems? Or should I just
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My wife and I are inadequate as parents.
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Skittish about the idea of drones soaring overhead — not in Afghanistan or Yemen, but in America?
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The least persuasive line of spin from proponents of President Obama’s signature health care law? That it will lower health costs even as it covers millions of the uninsured and requires more solid health plans that wouldn’t squeeze patients who’d thought they had insurance.
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I reacted with shock and awe to the articles regarding the hiring of 37 more government workers. But, cynical me, I was not surprised at what I read. Disturbed yes, but not surprised. When are these civil servants and the sycophantic parasites that feed off them going to get it?
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I certainly hope the students of Pacheco School and Monarch Learning Center carefully read the copies of the Constitution that Congressman Doug LaMalfa gave them this week. You don’t have to be any smarter than a fifth-grader to see the hypocrisy between a stated reverence for the Constitution, and the trampling of it
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Navy Capt. Mark Kelly is the husband of Gabby Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman who was shot point-blank in the head by a raving lunatic wielding a semi-automatic handgun equipped with a 30-bullet magazine. Recently, Kelly, a sportsman and gun owner, went to a Tucson gun shop to buy an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.
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Obamacare increasing costs?
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A few days ago, Chloe Winston wrote about online colleges. Online colleges are fairly new, and the quirks are being worked out.
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How ironic, the party that claims to want more freedoms and less restrictions, the party that loves to tout the Constitution, and here they are restricting our first and most sacred right.
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Thursday’s print headline “Misconduct allegations rejected,” followed by the “Panel: Officials did not falsify scientific materials,” is utterly out of sync with the material contained in the article.
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Well it hasn’t been three months since Wally Herger was put out to pasture that his successor has become embroiled in controversy. The fiasco about restricting media reporting at an appearance by Congressman Doug LaMalfa says two things about politics in the north state.
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Enterprise’s boys basketball season ended one win shy of a NorCal championship appearance but the Hornets’ success translated into four selections to lead the All-Northern Section team.
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Enterprise defended its territory on Saturday, and West Valley made itself at home too.
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Opened a year ago after years of being closed, the Blumb Bakery at Old Shasta State Historic Park west of Redding is closed again.
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Social Security benefits have increased 1.7 percent this year. This doesn't come close to the 3.6 percent boost retirees got for 2012, but it does mark the second straight annual cost-of-living adjustment. (After a hefty 5.8 percent COLA for 2009, there were no COLAs for 2010 or 2011).
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West Paw Design, a manufacturer of dog and cat toys, bedding and apparel, distributes eco-friendly dog toys through its Black Zogoflex line. Zogoflex is a tough, pliable, almost indestructible material free of any toxic brew such as BPA, phthalates, lead, cadmium, mercury, latex, natural rubber, hormones or asbestos.
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The job situation facing today's college students can seem pretty grim at times. But they know they'll have to be nimble and flexible.
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Teens are invited to put together teams diverse in sports and academic skills for an eight-week competition. Find out more from Redding Recreation.
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Q: I wonder if you can settle a bet for me and my friends. They told me when hunting for turkeys, it is illegal to also carry shotgun slug ammunition. I disagree because what if someone wants to carry slugs in case they get the chance that a pig might run by. Please set us straight.
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To this day, 18-year-old Wesley Humphries still is trying to remember why he and his boss got off the highway in the early hours of a Sunday in September.
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A 16-year-old girl asks the panel how to get out from the reputation that she's a slut. She's not the one who acts that way, it's her mom and sister. She walks a different path. How can she change the perception that she's just like her sister?
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Nigerian poet and novelist Ben Okri expresses the powerful connection we have to our early yearnings perhaps better than I might when he says: "We plan our lives according to a dream that came to us in our childhood and find that life alters our plans ... providence had other ideas as to how we would get there. Destiny plan
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Yesterday, I was at Starbucks when I heard a sweet young voice and looked up to find a small girl, no more than 2, following a barista around while she wiped down tables. The little girl was cheerily asking lots of questions and keeping the barista company while she worked. She was awfully cute.
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Does anyone know what an angel really looks like? Who's to say one couldn't be a handsome guy with a sturdy build plus a stubble beard on a Hollywood chin?
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The Redding Library will be hosting a number of financial literacy events this month. And don't forget to check out the OverDrive Digital Bookmobile on April 8 and 9.
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The first time I saw the Mediterranean coast I realized what countless visitors discovered for millennia. It's practically a museum in itself.
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Dunsmuir High School Superintendent/Principal Len Foreman is worried a proposed change in state funding could force the closure of the high school, which has been part of Dunsmuir since 1911.
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Tom Hesseldenz has, in his own words, "a passion for building trails." He built his first one, at the age of nine, from a cliff near Pismo Beach down to the shore. A few years later he was supervising a crew of fellow Boy Scouts building a trail to a creek.
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Proposed changes to the state’s largest economic development tool have again cast light on the millions in tax benefits claimed each year by businesses leveraging the program.
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Shasta County’s veterans laid to rest their brothers in arms Saturday morning at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
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Wintu Tribevoting under way
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Anderson Police say two individuals on AB 109 probation were caught trespassing at an abandoned home after the broke into a vehicle and stole a purse Saturday.
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Harden Hall, 6 (left), and Michael Hall, 8, blow bubbles along the parade route Saturday during the 27th annual Bunny Festival in Lakehead. The Lakehead festival, which includes an egg hunt, barbecue, auction and cake walk, was one of numerous egg hunts and Easter celebrations around the north state this weekend in advance
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Shasta County’s veterans laid to rest their brothers in arms Saturday morning at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
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Authorities say reports of a house's roof being blown off were unfounded this evening.
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I’ve been stuffing my face with peeps lately (the purple birdie ones, of course!), but clearly, I had not had enough sweet stuff today.  Baby Nevaeh came in today for her 9 month old session.  Is she not the sweetest?!?!  )  Mom brought in Easter Eggs and she could not get enough of them….  Brought […
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Whew!  Ok, it has taken us a *while* to get these girls together…  We planned for a “Snow Shoot” up in the mountains when the snow first dusted Shasta County.  Yeah, that was a while ago.  Then, we had to reschedule.  Then, someone got sick.  Then, someone was out of town.  Then, someone else got [&
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A 79-year-old woman was arrested outside Shasta Lake on suspicion of discharging a firearm in a grossly negligent manner Friday evening, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office..
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Two females carjacked an Anderson woman who gave them a ride early Friday morning, police say.
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Last time I checked YouTube, the video of the Kent's Meats cat burglar had more than two and one-half million views. That's the definition of a viral video. That should help the Record Searchlight's online numbers this month!...
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Erin Friedman wins a gift certificate for Jack's Grill for her musical entry in the contest to come up with the best acronym for R-E-D-D-I-N-G. Here's the YouTube video. Maybe the Chamber or the Visitors Bureau will find it as...
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Here’s a government owned foreclosure home resulting from a reverse mortgage. Being a foreclosure from a reverse mortgage has offer price implications for a buyer. We can go over that with you if you are interested. There are 43 angular images of this
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April in the garden is so electric with life, renewed growth and colorful bloom that for me it swings back and forth between intoxicating and over-stimulating - for my eyes, my ears, my head. Our cups - as they say - runneth over this time of year in the natural world of the North State. [...]
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Shasta County veterans will gather today to bury the remains of at least 13 of their brothers in arms in Igo today for 2013's Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.
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FRESNO (AP) — Three of four reptiles that were swiped from a science museum and thrown together into a garbage bag during a heist were recovered Friday, though a 3-foot-long ball python remained at large, officials said.
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Today will bring a 40 percent chance of afternoon showers as temperatures creep up to around 71, according to the National Weather Service. At night, temperatures will fall to around 51 as more rain rolls in, bringing up to a half inch of precipitation. Sunday will bring more storms, including thunderstorms after 11 a.m
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My son Sean just completed week 3 (actually 3 1/2 weeks counting zero week)of BMT. 5 more weeks to go. I can already hear the transformation in his voice. He can now call us once a week for a few minutes.
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So long as there’s a backyard outside your rental house, the door is open to creating affordable outdoor living spaces.
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Many gardeners who contemplate going organic fall prey to the marketing hype of the big print on the package to make a purchasing decision. Although helpful in directing you to using something that could produce the desired outcome, it may not be what you really intended to put into your soil.
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In “The World Before Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies?” (498 pages, Allen Lane Publishers, 2012) Jared Diamond describes how hunter-gatherer and subsistence-farming societies dealt with trade, war, child rearing, justice, etc.
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Dryer lint and vacuum cleaner contents can go into the compost pile. And fish emulsion can help your garden grow.
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A Millville man was showing a teen where he would shoot someone during a confrontation when he inadvertently shot the boy, according to investigators’ reports obtained by the Record Searchlight Friday.
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Will the U.S. Supreme Court throw out California’s 2008 voter-approved constitutional amendment barring gay marriage? Your guess is as good as ours.
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“Give me an R! Give me an E! Give me a D ...!” Got some great responses to my recent contest seeking insightful or funny acronyms for “Redding.”
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So Tea Party members don’t want the other citizens to know their names when they ask questions at a meeting. They could always write the questions on a slip of paper without signing it and then the moderator could collect the questions.
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Not too long ago the local Tea Party was singing the blues about a lack of coverage by the local press.
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The Tea Party speaks with a forked tongue.
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Is it safe to use the herbicide Roundup, following the manufacturer’s guidelines? That depends on who you’re asking.
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“Tea party imposes Q&A media blackout.” Tea Party Patriots, America’s “first line of defense,” cowed by their perception of the ogre media, are neurotically fearful they might be “cast in an unflattering light.”
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When the West Valley softball team got its redemption against Shasta, it earned it.
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RED BLUFF — Enterprise baseball has been the doormat among large schools in the section for years.
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Enterprise High’s girls basketball team continued its historic season with another record, this one coming nearly three weeks after the season has ended.
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Nobody’s going to be Buster Posey.
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Track and field season may have started weeks ago, but today’s Hornet Invitational is going to make it official.
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Shasta High’s baseball team won its second Sac River League series of the season with a 10-6 road victory against West Valley on Friday.
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In November, Brigitte Fallai arrived at the Good News Rescue Mission after making her way up from Linda in Yuba County.
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FRESNO (AP) — Three of four reptiles that were swiped from a science museum and thrown together into a garbage bag during a heist were recovered Friday, though a 3-foot-long ball python remained at large, officials said.
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Ski park season wraps up today
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More job gains in February in the private sector again were offset by losses in government work, the state reported Friday.
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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council on Tuesday will weigh a pair of items intended to bring the planned Native American Cultural Resource Center closer to completion.
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YREKA — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office on Friday identified two men suspected of stealing more than $1 million in gold from the county’s historic collection early last year.
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Flowers, slightly teary eyes, bubbles and cameras were just some of the sights Friday afternoon along the Sacramento River Trail as a group of about 20 eagle enthusiasts paid honor to the 6-year saga of an eagle pair that’s roosted at Turtle Bay Exploration Park.
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Redding police Sgt. Aaron Maready got off to an early start in the 2014 race for Shasta County sheriff.
Doug LaMalfa, R-Richvale, talks with Shasta County Supervisor Les Baugh and Redding resident Christy Largent Friday morning during the Christian Business Men’s Connection 28th annual Community Leaders Prayer Breakfast at Simpson University.
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Bumbling burglar video goes viral
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As the bulk of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law looms on the horizon, health care providers in Shasta County say they’re preparing for the expansion of Medi-Cal Jan. 1, 2014.
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Police say they're searching for a car associated with an armed robbery earlier today.
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The job situation facing today’s college students can seem pretty grim at times.
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With a new dog in the house, my collection of chew toys is growing. But as a responsible pet “Mom,” I wondered just how healthy or safe they were.
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Q. Are Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate) good for my garden?
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We had a FOUR Generation family session – loved it!  From calling John “Joe” the whole time, a little streaker, and moments that brought me to tears – loved every minute of it!  Although we love our studio, for a group this large, we chose an outdoor setting – lots to choose from in this [
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The Lede blog picks up on our bumbling, stumbling burglar. Read it here. Meanwhile, over on YouTube the video of that masked fat man trying to break into Kent's Meats has nearly 700,000 views. What's that old saying? Any publicity...
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I was deeply saddened this week to learn of the death Monday of Dale Trudeau -- a public-spirited and genial man who repeatedly served on the Shasta County Grand Jury, coached middle-school basketball and sat patiently for photos with countless...
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Campredding guessed the mystery photo correctly at 9:28. It originally was one of the cabins of Engles Inn located beside the Sacramento River in Castella. Campredding has won a $10 certificate from Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro. Thank you...
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A fire in a building off Highway 299 in Bella Vista was controlled just after 4:35 p.m. today.
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YREKA — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office today identified two men suspected of stealing more than $1 million in gold from the county’s historic collection early last year.
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A Millville man was showing a teen where he would shoot someone during a confrontation when he inadvertently shot the boy on Valentine's Day, according to investigators' reports.
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Facebook has invited journalists to the unveiling of what it calls its "new home on Android."
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 The public is invited to help support Shasta College’s Horticulture Program and students by attending the 42nd annual Spring Plant Sale, April 11th, and 12th from 8:00am-5:00pm and April 13th from 9:00am-4:00pm at the Horticultural area on the Shasta College Farm. Students from the nursery management class will be buil
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If you’re a smoker, make this the time to quit.  Mercy is offering another nine session Quit for Good Class in April. When: The nine-session class begins Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Held Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday for three weeks 6 to 8 pm Cost: Free Location: Mercy Medical Center Redding You may already know that smoking
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YREKA — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office today identified two men suspected of stealing more than $1 million in gold from the county’s historic collection early last year.
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More job gains in February in the private sector again were off-set by losses in government work, the state reported today. There were an estimated 1,500 more jobs in the private sector in Shasta County last month compared with a year ago, driving the unemployment rate down to 13 percent.
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What inn was this cabin associated with in the Sacramento RIver Canyon? 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...
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The general manager of a hotel on Hilltop just posted this on the Redding Merchants Crime Watch e-mail list: "A hotel guest left two bicycles secured by lock and chain on vehicle in the parking lot overnight. The culprits cut...
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Deputies on Thursday arrested two Cottonwood men after being led to their home by a neighbor following the tracks of his stolen quads, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office reported.
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Taken late yesterday afternoon by my Nikon-carrying teenage daughter. Looking toward cloud-covered Bally from the lakeside below the Visitors Center....
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Here’s a lovely looking government owned home on a nice street in North Cottonwood. This one is in a hot price range. Even the local newspaper has a front page story today about how local homes under $200k are attracting mult
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The Record Searchlight had this headline today. Fewer Homes, Bigger Battles. It’s not news to readers here. Especially in the sub $200K range, the competition can be fierce. Click on the “thumbna
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We helped Jennie sell her house in Shasta Lake City, and she volunteered to say a few words about our work. Thanks Jennie!     We’re running a special on listing homes for sale. Just $495 to be listed in the MLS. No sacrifice is made in quality of service. Se our
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Spring can really hang you up the most, ya know? But that doesn't stop me from loving this season of growth, rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, re-everything, and crazy, crazy weather. Oh how I love spring. Spring is the time of year when you never really know what to expect from Mother Nature. You might wake up [...]
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The valley will get one day of sunshine before a storm system moves in and drops rain Saturday and Sunday. The National Weather Service is predicting a high near 74 today under partly sunny skies. At night, temperatures will fall to around 48. Saturday will bring a 40 percent chance of rain, amounting to less than a t
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Shasta Women's Refuge sees crisis line volunteers.
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During the gold, copper and chromium mining years, Shasta County had possibly 12 aerial tramways operating at different times. Their sole purpose was to carry ore from the mines to the smelters or sometimes to the railroad for shipment out to a processing plant.
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Looking for something to do this Easter weekend? There are a number of egg hunts, a parade and a flower basket workshop this weekend.
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In 1913: Emma Burton, wife of Thomas Burton, died from an illness that baffled three physicians. A striking feature of her ailment was that she vomited up 13 gallstones, something unheard of in the medical books. She and her husband had lived at Horsetown dredger for the last four years.
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Redding police say three employees at a Market Street pawnshop ignored obvious signs and failed to take appropriate measures when they accepted $4,000 worth of stolen electronics from one couple.
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Spin is eternal. Always read the fine print.
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“I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those [Palestinian] kids, they’d say I want these kids to succeed.” — Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21
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I know this has been debated forever, but if you are paying any attention to the state that California is in you can’t help but see that we in the north state have no say in our destiny. We are controlled by Southern California’s voting bloc. Our tax money and our water go south.
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Not all scientists believe global warming is a man-induced phenomenon; only around 99 percent of them do. Exxon Mobil has donated $27 million to climate change deniers since 1998. I wonder how much they got from Shell and all the other oil conglomerates.
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Interesting comments, pro and con, regarding the “lessons learned” from the Iraq War. Joel Mathis asks what lessons we have learned, while Ben Boychuk states going into this war was not a mistake. The opinions by both journalists dance around the issue of trust and deception by the federal government and Congres
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Can someone explain to me why after I go to the polls and vote the Supreme Court can come in and override it? Does that mean I’m too stupid to voice my opinion? Last I heard, ”We the People” were supposed to be doing the decision-making through our votes.
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The midway point of the spring sports season is already here as most local high schools are off on spring break next week.
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Sac River League softball is ripe with parity this year.
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PALO CEDRO — Shasta put an end to any lingering doubts as to which boys golf team is the favorite in the Sac River League.
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The U-Prep baseball team edged Anderson 7-6 in a nonleague matchup at home Thursday.
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Chamber task force will help improve business
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A retired doctor from Medford, Ore. may be missing in Shasta County, police said.
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Cloudy skies and cold temperatures didn’t stop some 400 local schoolchildren Thursday from learning how to make healthier dietary choices at the third Lean-N-Green Day.
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New suspects named in pot robbery
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Redding Realtor Doug Juenke has a simple question for his clients in today’s heated market.
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Redding will hire the Shasta County Arts Council to operate the community’s public-access television channels.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court seems reluctant to use the legal battle over California's same-sex marriage ban to rule that all gay Americans have a constitutional right to wed, but that doesn't mean gay marriage will not be returning to the state.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court seems reluctant to use the legal battle over California's same-sex marriage ban to rule that all gay Americans have a constitutional right to wed, but that doesn't mean gay marriage will not be returning to the state.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An animal rescue group has criticized a decision by California wildlife officials to release a family's pet deer into the wild, saying the animal lacks the skills to survive and could become easy prey.
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Officers say they took a suspected burglar into custody today with the aid of a police dog after he allegedly stole from a home on the 1000 block of Denton Way.
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The Shasta County Sheriff's detectives identified today additional suspects who, they say, robbed two Redding men of their marijuana in January.
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A two-vehicle crash left one man trapped and Highway 3 blocked near Douglas City in Trinity County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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This is what Lamoine looked like before there was Interstate 5. The photo was taken in approximately 1905. The row of houses is where the employees and their families lived; the house on the very right was where the mill...
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A Shasta County jury convicted a man today on sex charges after detectives ensnared him in a Craigslist ad sex sting, according to the Shasta County District Attorney's Office.
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Police in Medford, Ore., are asking for help in locating a 75-year-old man whose SUV was found near Shasta Lake last week.
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Redding police say criminal charges have been filed against a Market Street pawnshop and three of its employees in connection with sale of more than $4,000 worth of stolen electronics.
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Here’s lovely looking government owned home, not far from houseboating at Shasta Lake.
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Redding police say three employees at a Market Street pawnshop ignored obvious signs and failed to take appropriate measures when they accepted $4,000 worth of stolen electronics from one couple.
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Maybe you've already seen this... it's on the verge of going viral. Happened at a store nearby.This guy is not the smartest criminal around. He walks up to the storefront wearing some pretty distinctive clothing, then steps away to put on his mask (because the camera didn't already see him?)... and then..
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Imagine this. You are transported back 30 years and you are one of the lucky few to experience a live concert by Led Zeppelin at a local venue. This is what Led Zepplica is all about. The chemistry, the magic, and the legendary performance up-close and personal. You are invited to relive it all over [...]
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The Overdrive Digital Bookmobile will be stopping by the Redding Library on Monday, April 8. The Digital Bookmobile is housed inside an 18-wheel tractor-trailer. Interactive learning stations give visitors an opportunity to search the library’s digital media collection, use supported mobile devices, and sample eBooks, aud
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Safe Alternatives for our Forest Environment (SAFE, online at http://www.safealt.org/) is sponsoring “Over Troubled Waters”, a documentary about the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta that will premiere at the Weaverville Fire Hall, 125 Bremer Street on Tuesday April 2 at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.  Tom Stokely of Mt. S
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“Hello. My name is Robb55, and I’ve been clean, straight, and eBay-free for 1 week today…” I grew up believing if a little bit of something is good, then more is better. This philosophy can be seen at a glance in my home. Every wall has at least one, and sometimes several, clocks. For years [...]
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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council is holding a special meeting today to approve its annual audit.
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It looks like a new eagle is making itself at home in the Turtle Bay nest with Liberty. What should it be named? Vote in the Record Searchlight's poll.
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The Redding City Council is scheduled to interview the three candidates in the running for the public-access television contract.
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Rain could begin rolling into the north state today, portending a larger system that will begin to hit the valley Friday night. Today will bring a 50 percent chance of less than a tenth of an inch of rain and a high around 66. At night, there is a 50 percent chance rain will fall, mostly before 11 p.m. Temperatures will
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The Modesto Bee, home-towning hard, suggests that more residents of the San Joaquin Valley should be inducted into the California Hall of Fame. Specifically, the suggest the Gallo bothers, George Lucas, Olympian Bob Matthias and Ralph M. Brown of Brown...
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How will the Supreme Court rule on the gay-marriage cases? Your guess is as good as mine. But reading coverage of today's arguments about the Defense of Marriage Act and yesterday's hearing on California's Proposition 8, the conventional wisdom is...
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Obamacare is about getting health insurance for more Americans so they can afford to be treated when they are sick. It is not a jobs program — and indeed critics argue that the costs the law imposes on businesses will slow economic growth and hiring.
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Listening to the Supreme Court hear arguments in the same-sex marriage cases was like watching a novice diver inch to the edge of the high board for the first time.
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It shouldn’t be a big concern to any of us to what extent Homeland Security’s “open order” to purchase 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition affects the market for buying ammo. Why the agency is buying such a massive amount is what should concern everyone.
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During the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, generous rewards were offered to citizens of these countries for turning in terrorists living and operating within their midst.
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Finally had dinner at Clearie’s Restaurant -- had only been there for lunch and eaten off the bar menu -- and it was a delight. We shared salmon with vegetable risotto and the grenadine of beef, a staple on the menu at “Doc” Clearie’s Hilltop Sky Room.
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It’s not hard to decode part of the successful formula at Lim’s Café. Just observe Pat Lee, one of the restaurant’s co-owners, for any length of time.
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It’s been 44 years since Led Zeppelin lifted off into rock ‘n’ roll’s stratosphere, stamping out the blueprint for metal bands to follow, selling millions and millions of records and permanently engraving “Stairway to Heaven” onto the FM radio request list.
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San Francisco Weekly says of musician JL Stiles, "While his blues chops may have gotten him through John Lee Hooker’s door, it’s the introspective harmonica and guitar ballads that best show off his songwriting." JL has opened for many a blues great, including BB King, Etta James and JJ Cale. Just beginning his Spring t
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Well, I have been debating how to word this. So here it is from my heart to yours.
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In the history of western civilization we went through a period known as feudalism. This was a time when the aristocracy, or the 1 percent, owned everything — the land, the improvements and the 99 percent, who were known as serfs.
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The right wardrobe can make all the difference in changing your life, but without the skills and mindset to sustain that appearance, you may not go far. That's one of the messages behind a program at the Camarillo youth correctional facility.
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PALO CEDRO — While it was the Enterprise boys’ day, Foothill’s Davis Kepon had an exceptional 10 minutes or so.
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The Shasta College softball team stayed undefeated in Golden Valley Conference play Wednesday, winning a doubleheader 6-1 and 9-6 on the road in Eureka against College of the Redwoods.
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Local senior experts will gather April 3 for a symposium to discuss various aspects of long-term care.
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Watch those energy drinks! More people are ending up in emergency rooms after drinking too may of them at one time.
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In 1913: The Yreka and Montague Railroad company’s depot safe was blown open by burglars who gained admittance by prying up a window. Nitroglycerine was used to blow open the door of the safe wrecking the vault in the process.
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Looking for a cheap, easy way to deal with joint pain? Trudi Pratt may have the answer with this popular product.
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PG&E upgrading gas pipelines downtown
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Bumbling burglar caught on video
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A group of unrepresented Redding employees wasted no time after the seating of a more conservative City Council to take steps toward unionizing.
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The U.S. Department of the Interior has rejected complaints of scientific misconduct made by its former scientific integrity officer, who accused the department of skewing information in favor removing dams on the Klamath River.
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During the first two months of his short life, the rainbow trout had it pretty good living in a tank in Kim Nunn’s fifth-grade class at Pacheco Elementary School in Anderson.
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...does our Sundial Bridge have. Never tire of it. Taken yesterday morning....
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From our perspective upstream, the biggest question about the state's push to build the peripheral tunnels is their potential effect on water right and water use up here. Naturally, in the Delta itself, it's a much higher-profile deal. I knew...
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In a column focused mainly on U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson's attempts to find some middle ground in the gun debate, the L.A. Times' George Skelton mentions a California bill that I had not heard of. There's also a bill to...
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Come on SCOTUS. I'm waiting to be invited to a whole lot of weddings!
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A 32-year-old Redding woman accused of threatening to slit the throat of her 3-year-old son with a sharp gardening tool on Superbowl Sunday was deemed mentally competent Wednesday to stand trial.
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A longtime welder who volunteered in Anderson High School welding classes last month came away with irritated lungs and concerns that students are exposed to toxic fumes and other safety hazards.
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A Redding transient is being released from the hospital today after he was stabbed by a man who called him "evil" during a discussion of religion, authorities say.
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Redding police today released a video that of a bumbling burglary suspect who threw a rock at the front door window at Kent's Market on Airport Road earlier this month.
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Public Comment time at the Board last week focused on the ongoing political and legal battle between the Anselmo Vineyard near Shingletown and the County.  A group of Anselmo employees and members of the Integrity Project staged a rally in front of the County Administration building in the morning, and then lined up to spe
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Ramon Llamas was taking his usual hike on busy Mount Rubidoux when his dog, Mole, began whimpering and tugging at his leg.
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And so-called taxpayer advocate Grover Norquist. Story here. As I sit down with TurboTax to do my 2012 taxes.......
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MOUNT SHASTA - A tractor-trailer carrying a load of bananas blew a tire and caught on fire this morning north of Mount Shasta and forced the closure of two northbound Interstate 5 lanes so emergency crews could put out the fire and clean up the mess, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said.
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Today we chat with Monica Templeton, a creative whirling dervish. For the last few years, her biggest project has been the annual Burlap Harlot Show, which is coming the day before Mother's Day. That's the subject of today's conversation. Q: Monica, I'm excited to talk with you about your upcoming Burlap Harlot Show, and n
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The identity of a group home worker stabbed Monday night by a 14-year-old boy was released today by Shasta County sheriff's detectives.
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Emergency crews this morning had to cut a woman from her SUV after a head-on crash with another car on Lake Boulevard just east of Clay Street shortly after 9 a.m. today.
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SYDNEY (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres is so excited to be Down Under, she's even tweeting that way.
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With the clock clicking down, the Sacramento City Council took its last shot at keeping the NBA Kings in California's capital by approving a public-private deal Tuesday to build a new 18,500-seat arena and retail center downtown.
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Dr. Timberlake is making a judgment call that if you have a particular back problem and a college degree, you're not disabled. Without the degree, you are. That's from NPR's fascinating series on "the startling rise of disability in America"...
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Here’s a pair of really unique looking contemporary homes on woodsy acreage.
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A 16-year-old boy with a warrant out for his arrest was taken into custody early this morning after leading law enforcement officers on a high-speed car chase that ended shortly after his stolen car crashed into a creek bed, sheriff's deputies said.
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Just a few photos of our recent trip up to Whiskeytown Falls.  It was quite a hike up there and back.  
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Unsettled weather will settle in on the north state today. The National Weather Service forecasts a 40 percent chance of showers today in Redding with a high approaching 70 degrees. New precipitation is expected to amount to less than a tenth of an inch.
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In 1913: Under instruction from the state fish and game commissioner, farmers and miners were required to install fish ladders at their dams. The order was complied with cheerfully in every instance and good results noted. Steelheads were running now and fish were being found far up the streams above the dams, where the ste
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Private clubs can set their own rules — but that doesn’t mean they’ll best serve a member of Congress or his constituents.
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The decision of the government in Cyprus to simply take money out of people’s bank accounts there sent shock waves around the world. People far removed from that small island nation had to wonder: “Can this happen here?”
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I worked in the aircraft industry in Palmdale in the 1970s. Lockheed was union. Northrop was non-union.
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I was paying $35 for my pills, and now I am paying $70. Why?
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Someone help me out here; maybe I’ve got this wrong.
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On Sept. 23, 1963, President John F. Kennedy visited Whiskeytown to dedicate the Trinity River Project: Trinity, Lewiston, and Whiskeytown dams as well as the tunnels, powerhouses, transmission lines and much more that enhances our north state lifestyle.
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Could you pass along to Curtis Brown this fact that he apparently has overlooked in his argument?
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Perfection has become an expectation for the Shasta High’s boys tennis team.
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Winning hasn't been a problem for West Valley baseball, until recently.
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Blake Trent of Foothill had a once-in-a-lifetime outing in the Northern Section All-Star Basketball Game held at Chico High School on Sunday, as he hit eight 3-pointers in scoring a game-high 26 points.
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The Enterprise and Red Bluff High baseball teams split a Sac River League doubleheader at Enterprise on Tuesday.
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A day after the Redding Tea Party Patriot’s stirred controversy over its decision to impose a media blackout of a Monday night chat with Doug LaMalfa, a volunteer said the group will continue to limit press coverage of future meetings.
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Class aims to help with financial goals
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Park service officials will discuss fire management
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Shasta County supervisors Tuesday approved 37 new jobs that will help the county implement federal healthcare reform, though some of them showed concern that the $2.2 million annual funding for the positions isn’t guaranteed.
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College comes with a lot of considerations. Community college or four-year university? In-state or out-of-state location? Dorm or apartment?
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The mother of a Redding teen killed in a 1999 DUI wreck told a rapt audience of Enterprise High School juniors and seniors she remembers the last thing she ever bought for him.
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A 32-year-old Redding driver accused of hitting and killing a Cottonwood woman picking figs alongside Riverland Drive was sentenced Tuesday to time-served and ordered to complete 120 days of adult work program service.
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This week's Face Off! challenge: waterproof makeup for Cirque du Soleil show La Reve in Vegas. So cool!
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A Yreka jury on Tuesday convicted two Siskiyou County deputies of excessive force in relation to the 2009 jaw-breaking of a Dunsmuir man who allegedly was drunk in public.
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It was probably bound to happen. What knuckleheads....
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Baked another cake. This one is for the get-together after the funeral of neighbor Les Storme, known as the neighborhood flower guy, hence the flowers on the cake and the butterfly. Les' front yard and side yards were covered with...
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Japanese Zero Vs. Pidgeon. A beautiful RC plane gets demolished after a mid air collision with a pigeon. Banzai! The post Japanese Zero Vs. Pigeon appeared first on Daily Dump.
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LaMalfa's so-called "town hall" event last evening, sponsored by one of the local tea party groups, was arguably a quasi-private affair on private property so I guess they could set any ground rules they wanted. They could've barred the media...
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A 14-year-old boy was arrested Monday night on suspicion of attempted murder for stabbing a group home employee, Shasta County sheriff's detectives said today.
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John S. Moore was Cottonwood's mortician. In 1910 he established an undertaking parlor in a Main Street building near Rose & Abernathy's (now Steve's A to Z Appliances) store. Besides conducting his mortuary business, Moore also conducted another business on...
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This Shasta Lake home seems to offer a lot for the money. Includes this locked gate.
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The risks of nuclear power I described in Part 1 are startling enough, but once you put them in context they become much scarier.  That would not be so bad if we had a regulatory agency that was truly dedicated to the safety of our citizens or a government willing to take action even if [...]
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FORT HOOD, Texas – A 23-year-old Red Bluff man serving in the U.S. Army died earlier this month following an all-terrain vehicle accident, Fort Hood officials announced Monday.
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A small segment of 11th Street will be limited to one lane with traffic controls this week because of road repairs.
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Redding could get a little wet today as forecasters with the National Weather Service say there's a 20 percent chance of showers. But today should also see partly sunny skies with a high temperature near 70 degrees and a calm wind. Tonight's low should be around 46 degrees.There's a 50 percent chance of showers on Wednesday
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A Redding driver who pleaded no contest in January to vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated without gross negligence after hitting and killing a woman picking blackberries along a roadway in 2011 is scheduled to be sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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The setting of a trial date was postponed today until April 8 for two Big Bend men accused of murder in the Nov. 3 shooting death of a Montgomery Creek man.
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In 1913: Jesse Sutton of Anderson secured the contract for hauling 10,000 cords of wood from the forests at Lamoine to the railroad siding. One thousand cords were to be delivered at once for shipment to the iron smelter at Heroult. A large crew of choppers were already at work.
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In 1913: Jesse Sutton of Anderson secured the contract for hauling 10,000 cords of wood from the forests at Lamoine to the railroad siding. One thousand cords were to be delivered at once for shipment to the iron smelter at Heroult. A large crew of choppers were already at work.
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Sometimes life takes you full circle back to someone you thought you’d never see again.
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Sometimes life takes you full circle back to someone you thought you’d never see again.
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There are two ways a local planning department can draw harsh criticism from an angry public.
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The tectonic nature of the national Republican Party’s shift on immigration policy wasn’t really clear until Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, long a favorite of the ultra-conservative Tea Party, in late March suddenly came out for a pathway to citizenship for some illegal immigrants — even though he doesn’t
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“Can county not stop squatters?” is a good question.
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Catastrophic means when China recalls our loan — not when a bird dies.
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While climate change is being acknowledged by a growing percentage of Americans, only some of the focus is on humanity’s role.
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The quote of the day comes from Mark Paul, who wonders why there's such slipshod analysis of the risks involved in new proposal to build an arena in downtown Sacramento and, boosters hope, keep the Kings in town: In my...
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More than 100 people went to the Redding United Methodist Church on Monday to hear from local law enforcement and social service leaders during a forum on prison realignment.
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A tea party group ordered a media blackout during the question-and-answer portion of U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa’s first town hall meeting since he took office in January.
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The movie “Bull Durham” warns baseball players to never mess with a winning streak.
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Anderson High product and University of Oregon softball player Cheridan Hawkins was named the Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season Monday.
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CARS celebrating 20 years in business
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Redding man put on mental
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His legs and hands shackled to a wooden courtroom chair Monday, the Cottonwood man accused of killing his wife saw his May 14 trial postponed until summer.
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Shasta County supervisors today will consider adding 37 jobs to the Social Services department to help handle the stream of insurance applications from people eligible for federal healthcare reform benefits.
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RED BLUFF — Ask just about anyone familiar with the professional rodeo scene and they’ll likely know the name Joe Baumgartner.
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An unidentified driver who apparently ran away following a traffic stop in north Redding late this afternoon was finally arrested following a lengthy search that included the use of a California Highway Patrol helicopter.
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To advocate for legislative initiatives that would help American children and youth reach their recommended 60 minutes of physical activity every day, Matt Diskin, program director for PEP Grant, and Matt Hunsaker, physical education teacher from the Gateway Unified School District, went to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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Positive changes in lifestyles and attitude lead to awards and a hopeful future.
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The Simpson University Music Department will present its Spring 2013 Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, in the university’s Heritage Student Life Center at 2211 College View Drive. The free concert, which includes vocal and instrumental pieces, also features a performance of Johannes Brahms’ “A German Requi
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Help Loki celebrate her first birthday at Turtle Bay.
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When rubyloot and I were in junior college together in the 1970s, one of our mutual acquaintances had a boyfriend who was a burr under the saddle, as they say, or as another friend would say, a pimple on the world's a
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The death certificate read "single," even though the fallen soldier was married.
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Fremont police subdued a 35-year-old Redding man last week after he threatened to kill himself with a knife inside a CVS store.
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When he relocated to the former Moss Lumber yard last year, Brent Weaver envisioned creating a one-stop home improvement store there.
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SACRAMENTO — Over the years, California has added more parks to its state system than it can afford and should consider turning over control of some to local entities, a new report says.
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Oddly, at least some of Rep. Doug LaMalfa and his House colleagues' questions were already answered in response to a similar letter from Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, US News reports. The agency has burned through between 90 million...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — There were still lots of steelhead — and quite a few newly arrived — present from Lewiston to Junction City, but fishing for them was a challenge because of all the released smolts. Fishing pressure was very light
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A man suffered a broken left arm this afternoon after reportedly being hit by a vehicle at Highway 273 and Girvan Road in south Redding.
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The tea party is limiting press coverage of a town hall meeting in Redding tonight featuring U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa.
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies said today they are looking for the person who left last week what appeared to be a bomb in a pile of household refuse near the intersection of Kaer Avenue and Royal Lane.
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Join us for our 3rd Annual Artisan Marketplace as The Burlap Harlot Show Presents "Alice Dreams". A fun-filled show featuring a Wonderland of upcycled, recycled, antique,vintage, and artistic treasures. One Day Only- Saturday, May 11 from 10am-5pm Booth fees: 10x10 = $100. 5x10 = $50. For further information, please visit:
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Here’s a westside home on a sloping lot with some character. We recall this on the market last year for 226 days at $142K as a “short sale.” So we
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Voices of Faith: Should all faith groups work together for mutual goals? Why/Why not? If they should, what actions do you take to accomplish this?
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So quipped one YouTube commenter after watching this short video. The instrument is the traditional Korean gayageum. But natives have never heard it played like this. ht/cs...
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To my friends who observe Passover - a joyful and kosher festival! And now a little irreverence (thank you blue_leaf...).
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A 41-year-old Redding man was arrested Sunday night after he abandoned the motorcycle he was riding in an attempt to run from police.
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Forecasters say it'll be a warm, mostly sunny day today in Redding, but rain could come to the area starting tonight. The high today should hit 71 degrees, while tonight's low is expected to reach about 48 degrees. There's also a 20 percent chance of rain tonight and Tuesday, and a good likelihood it will rain the rest of
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Jemuel McDaniel and Emilyann Dawson were planners.  The former Red Bluff High School students took jobs at McDonald's in an economy when those where among the only jobs available. But they had their sights on the future, and looked forward to securing better jobs and eventually getting on their feet financially. Then th
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State Sen. Loni Hancock, a Berkeley Democrat, drew the argument over a proposal to charge a $10 fee to search for court records in truly stark terms: Woodward and Bernstein, she said, would never have broken open the Watergate scandal if they’d faced such a high burden.
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When I first heard about “online” college courses, I was delighted. Now those who couldn’t afford to pay for a baby sitter and parking lot fees, and didn’t like the idea of wandering a college campus in the dark and then sitting for three hours in uncomfortable chairs, could get an education. They co
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Our first postmaster general, Benjamin Franklin, must be turning over in his grave.
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Hunter welcomes Nico to the world of white-collar canines and wonders what took the Shasta County DA’s office so long to get doggone up-to-date.
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Congratulations to the Record Searchlight and The Associated Press for what may be the most disingenuous headline this year.
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Tucked away in a remote corner of Redding Memorial Park near Highway 44 lies a mess of Himalayan blackberry bushes, poison oak, pointy fire bushes and all sorts of other spindly, invasive plants that most people likely just ignore.
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The mission was to boldly go where no Shasta High School robot has ever gone before — the school office.
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During its annual Anderson Chamber of Commerce awards dinner, the Anderson business community honored a handful of individuals and businesses for contributing to the city’s quality of life.
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In 1913: Shasta County led in chrome production. The state mining bureau reported that in 1912, 1,220 tons of chrome were produced in Shasta and Siskiyou counties, having a spot value of $10,310. Chrome, or more correctly chromic iron ore, was used principally as the refractory ingredient in the reverberatory and other furn
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The Simpson University softball team swept a doubleheader at home Saturday, defeating William Jessup 3-2 in both games.
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Good weekend. My back hurts, but in a good way.On Friday I got my lawnmower back from the repair shop. They informed me the blade was on upside down, which would explain why last year I thought the mower was on its last legs. It's a good thing the place that tuned it up last year is out of business.
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The smoke reported at the Burney Post Office on Sunday morning turned out to be smoke coming from burn piles in the area.
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Catherine was the mystery photo last Friday. She was the wife of William and the mother of young children. She was 32 years old when she murdered by Indians in 1864 at her home on Old Cow Creek near Millville...
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Today and Monday will mark the final two days of sunshine and warm temperatures before storms begin rolling into Shasta County, the National Weather Service is reporting. Today will bring a high around 73 degrees. At night, things will drop to around 47 degrees. Monday's high will hover around 71. But beginning Monday n
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Should Redding land a West Coast League baseball franchise, what would be the team’s name?
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When the family of 9-year-old Tommy Botell sued the National Park Service after a rock wall collapsed and killed the Red Bluff boy on the Lassen Peak Trail in 2009, it provoked widespread skepticism.
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In the wake of the Democratic victory in the recent presidential election, much has been made of the alleged demise of the GOP. Talk abounds about how, or even whether, the Grand Old Party can rejuvenate itself.
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I’ve worn many hats in my life — a student, an animal scientist, a professor, an administrator and a father, to name a few. In each of these roles, the one thing that has remained the same is that I’m a cattleman, through and through. And my experience as a cattleman has enabled me to be more effective at
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Ten years ago last week, then-President George W. Bush ordered American troops to invade Iraq, an act preceded by months of assertions that Saddam Hussein was building up his weapons of mass destruction to use against America. In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, most Americans — and even most Democrats in the Senate R
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This just in: Californians like government projects and government services, but don’t want to pay for them.
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I’ve seen the controversy over a medal for the people, in service, who control drones.
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The other day I had what would ordinarily be considered a stellar job interview with an agency of Shasta County government.
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I am truly fascinated by the pro and cons of the who and when, or even if the hotel will be built upon the “free land” adjacent to the Turtle Bay Museum.
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Oh my goodness, I have seen some stupid things on television, but the latest has really outdone itself.
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I understand a new citizens group has been formed here in Shasta County called The Integrity Project. In inquiring as to what this group is about, it was explained that one of the goals of The Integrity Project is to address the huge amount of taxpayer dollars being wastefully spent every month on out-of-town lawyers becaus
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Integrity and Anselmo: These words should never be used in the same sentence.
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The Redding City Council this week will interview the three candidates vying for the job to run the public-access television channels.
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Should Redding land a West Coast League baseball franchise, what would be the team’s name?
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The days of a truly dominant Northern Section softball team are gone.
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The Knights found success in symmetry Saturday afternoon.
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The Enterprise High boys and Red Bluff girls track and field teams took home first place at the Eagle Classic Relays at West Valley High School on Friday.
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The race for the 1st Congressional District is more than a year and half away.
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies said they nabbed a man with more than a half-pound of marijuana and his mother’s ATM card after he took them on a mile-long chase Friday morning.
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For Zoë Kendall, the best part of a Saturday spent crafting a paper bridge, creating a water-powered crane and making her own electric quiz game was, “everything.”
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In another county, Rick Simon’s promotion to Resource Management director might not get a second thought.
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What does this mama bear do when she sees an older kid toss acorns at hers?
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Dear Straight Talk: My very stressed-out son admitted using Adderall as a "study drug." He says he needs it to be competitive. He buys it at high school for $3 a pill. We've been helping him focus without it, and keep telling him lower grades are better than using drugs to get As. Please sound the alarm for other parents.
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Spring has sprung. There was no doubt about it recently as I stood in our backyard with a shovel in my hand. Fran standing 20 feet away; I knew I could run but never hide. She wouldn't even hunt for me; after 40 years of wedded bliss she rests assured that I'd come slinking home just before dinnertime, hungry as a bear, beg
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Sign up for the Shasta County Libraries' Good Reads e-newsletter to learn more about the various collections and genres available at the library.
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Men are still on the radar, the results of an Emily Post Institute survey showed that women continue to appreciate and notice men who practice good manners.
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Worried about apps, books and movies being appropriate for your kids? These online resources can help you find age appropriate media.
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Amanda Serviss and Kyle Baker, both of Rancho Cordova, are engaged to be married May 18, 2013, at the High Sierra Iris Gardens in Camino. The bride-elect is the daughter of Loraine Towne of Redding; and Gordon Serviss of Sacramento. She is a 2002 Foothill High School graduate. She earned a bachelor's in kinesiology from Ca
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Paul and Jean Bunch celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 22, 2013, with a dinner party at Market Street Steakhouse hosted by their children.
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Why don't wardens always step in when witnessing poaching in time to save wildlife? Carrie Wilson gives the reasoning.
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Join local author Steven T. Callan for a book signing of his newly released book, "Badges, Bears, and Eagles."
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Looking for ways to charge your electronics in a more green way? Check out Energizer's new rechargable batteries and the Jackery.
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Jumps and Giggles in Shasta Lake rents bounce houses and other party supplies.
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While Wi-Fi makes connecting to the Internet seem like magic, there are things you can do to make it work best for your devices.
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Dear Babe: I have an autographed 1951 baseball from the Boston Braves. At one time (decades ago), all the signatures could be easily read, but not now. Most have faded away, but those of Warren Spahn and John Sain are clearly visible.
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A discovery during a fire last September near Hayfork uncovers the tale of a fateful day in World War II.
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Authorities are heading to Happy Valley after receiving reports of shots being fired this afternoon.
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In 1913: L L. McCoy of Red Bluff sold 27,000 acres of sheep range to E.P. Hilorn of San Francisco for approximately $100,000. The property was in Tehama and Lassen counties and was one of the largest sheep ranges in the state. The new owners had outlined plans for an extensive subdivision.
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies say they nabbed a man with more than a half-pound of marijuana and his mother’s ATM card after he took them on a mile-long chase Friday morning.
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Join in on the colorful fun at next month's Gnarly Neon Run.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — An exhausted Senate gave pre-dawn approval Saturday to a Democratic $3.7 trillion budget for next year that embraces nearly $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade but shelters domestic programs targeted for cuts by House Republicans.
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Here’s an REO home in desirable Palo Cedro, across from highly regarded North Cow Creek School. “This home has unique features throughout, including a raised entryway, doors, outbuildings, and fruit trees in the back! Enjoy easy access to great schools and Hey 44,
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This is the movie I send home with my patients that are addicted to aspartame (Nutrasweet). Works like a charm. Maybe you'll like it too!...
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One of the joys of late winter through much of spring and into early summer is the dramatic performance art that is the unfurling of magnificent Magnolia blooms throughout the urban areas of the North State. In home gardens and city parks, the show seems almost choreographed – timed to begin at the tail end [...]
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Redding will warm up to around 70 today, the National Weather Service is reporting. Winds will also reach a velocity of to 15 mph, with 20 mph gusts. At night temperatures will fall to around 43. Sunday will be sunny with a high near 74.
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Want to freshen up your décor for spring? Do a quick makeover on your mantel, buffet, console table or bookcase — whatever horizontal surface is a focal point in your home.
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Stephen Maupin, one of Occupy Redding's founding members, revolutionary socialist, LGBT activist, retired Teamster and political scholar, has passed away at age 72. For many decades, Steve was a familiar face in the local progressive community, rolling on his electric scooter to demonstrations throughout Shasta County, a ve
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Why has the U.S. Department of Homeland Security contracted to buy as many as 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition?
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A recent editorial headlined “Software too costly for the sheriff? That depends on the cause” prompted me to blog the following on Redding. com:
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Could someone please tell us what the Shasta County code is for squatters?
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It was very warm one day last week. I was visiting Redding and my sister-in-law and I heard little dogs barking from inside parked cars. We all know this is dangerous for pets kept in a car as the weather will be getting even warmer.
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To say that a study funded by the Western States Petroleum Industry is independent is hogwash.
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A second eaglet at Turtle Bay cracked its shell and emerged under its mother, Liberty, around 10 a.m. Friday.
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Charley Hawkins wants his team to focus on simplicity.
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Basketball great Bill Walton lifted his arms in the air, smiled, and delivered a message of love to the crowd at the Win-River Casino Events Center in Redding.
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The Enterprise High baseball team came out on top Friday with an 11-5 victory over Shasta.
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When it was confirmed in 1882 that the railroad would build a railroad depot at the mouth of Middle Creek, a siding, and a ferry landing on the west bank of the Sacramento River, the people of Shasta knew it...
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One of three men charged with murder in the fatal 2011 stabbing of a Redding man pleaded guilty late Thursday to voluntary manslaughter, forcing a delay Friday in the upcoming trial of his now former co-defendants.
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Plumas Bancorp, parent company of Plumas Bank in Quincy, reported earnings in 2012 of $1.95 million, an increase of more than $1 million from 2011.
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A San Jose man charged with murder is set to begin trial next week in Shasta County Superior Court after last-ditch negotiations Friday failed to settle the case.
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Redding’s First United Methodist Church will be the site of a discussion Monday on California’s prison realignment reform.
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Seven months after crews demolished a former tire store to make room for the new Riverfront Playhouse, work has yet to start on the downtown Redding theater.
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In 1913: Advance agent William Peck was in Redding to make arrangements for the only real wild animal show in the world to give two performances here the following month. It was not the old time circus with serial acts, but the biggest and best wild animal show which has ever visited this vicinity.
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The superintendent of a small school district in Shasta County has earned a big honor. Millville Elementary School District Principal/Superintendent Mindy DeSantis is the Association of California School Administrators’ principal/superintendent of the year.
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The man accused of threatening police and who was shot by law enforcement has been taken to the Shasta County jail today, said officers with the Redding Police Department.
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A home and garden show, a hike and fundraisers mark this weekend in the north state.
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American Cancer Society seeks drivers for Road to Recovery program.
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Prejudice and discrimination began flaring up in the early 1850s against the Chinese goldminers. Eventually it grew into a serious racial problem, and before it was over, the Chinese were eventually excluded from further emigrating into the United States simply because of their race.
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Lori Neiley of Cottonwood (left) gets a free flower from Jon Atkinson on Friday 
during the Popovics Spring 2013 Home and Garden Show at the Shasta District Fair grounds in Anderson.
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A modest gain in private-sector jobs in January was neutralized by a decline in government work as Shasta County’s unemployment rate jumped to 13.6 percent, the state reported Friday.
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If you're taking a chemical-free approach to home weed control, try these tips.
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Before going out and digging in the dirt, use a bar of soap to prepare your hands.
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What's causing stippled, bronzed, yellowish and reddish leaves, and webbing covering leaves, stems and fruit? And what can be done about it?
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Why has the U.S. Department of Homeland Security contracted to buy as many as 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition?
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Two brothers were shot at as they fled from an attempted robbery at the Arco AM/PM on Oasis Road today, police say.
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Two north state women have been selected to serve on a state board by Gov. Jerry Brown, the state announced today.
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A second eaglet has been killed at Turtle Bay today after it hatched.
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Here’s the winner from Houseboats.com. A real slice of Shasta Lake lifestyle. The lake lifestyle. It’s Really Redding.
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Pine studded privacy on year round Cavanaugh Creek above Lake Shasta. 2 adjacent parcels with mountain home and big 720 sqft shop/garage. Solid 2 X 6 construction, Pella Windows, woodstove, granite counters and stainless
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Fans may enjoy this business-oriented Bloomberg feature, published on the 50th anniversary of the group's recording career. Excerpt: My main question for (Peter) Brown: What was the Beatles' business model? Looking back, two themes prevail: Doing whatever they could to...
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FALL RIVER MILLS — A 31-year-old man was founding hiding in a closet after deputies twice searched his home in connection with the theft of a trailer and two handguns, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office reported.
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Jumper Cables Shock Prank. The post Jumper Cables Shock Prank appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Human Mannequin Scare Prank. Yet another genius idea for a prank and the reactions are priceless. The post Human Mannequin Scare Prank appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Shasta County’s jobless rate went up in January to 13.6 percent from a revised 12.8 percent in December, the state reported today.
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This zombie prank goes bad when the driver freaks out and panics. This is hilarious! The post Zombie Prank Goes Bad appeared first on Daily Dump.
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High school students interested in getting an up-close view of government can apply to be a student member of the Shasta County board of education.
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Who is this woman? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win the prize plus an award certificate with your name and the mystery photo. Guesses can be made...
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Are these purchases being conducted in a manner that strategically denies the American people access to ammunition? That's one of the questions asked by Rep. Doug LaMalfa in a letter he and 13 other members of Congress sent to the...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC is making the most of its returning hit series "The Voice."
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Here’s an opportunity to buy income property with low money down and residential interest rates. As a residential unit of 4, you can buy this using attractive rates typically not available to straight up investors. Using the government’s Homepath Renovation Loan, yo
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BMX drop in fail goes badly. There is no shame in chickening out you just might want to make your mind up a little sooner next time. The post BMX Drop In Fail appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Guy jumps into a massive pothole in a parking lot. I suppose jumping into the pothole was better than attempting to drive through it. The post Guy Jumps Into Pothole appeared first on Daily Dump.
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I may not know what I am talking about.  It is possible.  I mean, how would I know for sure?  Since my own brain filters reality for me, how would I know if my filter was faulty?  I can’t answer that really because no matter what clever argument my brain creates, it is still my [...]
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Redding will move into the low 70s during the weekend under sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service. Today's high will reach 67, as winds reach up to 15 mph. Gusts of up to 20 mph are possible At night, temperatures will cool down to around 46. Saturday should be about 73 degrees while Sunday's high shou
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The proposition that entitlement curbs are the key to maintaining national solvency is widely accepted, though not by many congressional Democrats. President Obama, however, has endorsed it on various occasions. And he could make it happen.
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Sunday’s Record Searchlight tells that a levy is being placed on bank accounts in the country of Cyprus so that the EU will keep the county solvent as it begins paying off its $22 billion debt.
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Hydraulic fracturing of deeply embedded, oil-and-gas-rich shale has been safely carried out for 21 years. We Californians have it in abundance in the San Joaquin Valley. Going after this God-given resource is critical for our economic recovery.
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Since the inception of the plan to construct the four-star Sheraton hotel on city-owned property at the Turtle Bay site, a few things have been missing from the conversation.
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With the Forest Service’s decision to let wildfires burn rather than suppress them, will they also forgo the 25 percent pay increase they receive for “hazard pay” when they respond to fires? Seems to me like they should.
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Too much baseball in a town? There’s no such thing.
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A fire destroyed a mobile home in the city of Shasta Lake on Thursday night.
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Foothill High School baseball players warm up on a sunny but windy Thursday afternoon in Cottonwood before playing West Valley.
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COTTONWOOD — Things are peachy in Palo Cedro.
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The phrase “Best Show on Turf” used to refer to the NFL’s St. Louis Rams.
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Shasta High School’s baseball team came from behind Thursday to defeat Enterprise 10-6 in a makeup game from Tuesday’s rainout.
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Redding police and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday released the names of two deputies involved in the Saturday shooting of an Anderson man suspected of trying to stab a deputy.
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The Glass Guru in Redding has expanded and is now offering auto glass.
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Bank of America will close its Mount Shasta branch, where it’s been since 1967.
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It’s only about a mile.
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In 1913: The Guggenheims took an option on all the mining ground along the Trinity River between Trinity Center and Carrville, a distance of 4 miles. They planned to work the gravel by the gold dredging process, the same way they accomplished so much in Alaskan gold fields.
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Rumors that an ammunition shortage is being driven by the federal government’s large purchases no longer are a thing of the blogosphere.
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Despite higher unemployment and poverty rates, Shasta County residents are more likely to have insurance than the average Californian, according to a new study.
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A federal magistrate wants a judge to rule in favor of a Red Bluff family’s $24 million lawsuit alleging Lassen Volcanic National Park officials were negligent by allowing 9-year-old Tommy Bottell to be crushed to death when a rock wall in the park fell on him.
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Firefighters are at a fully engulfed mobile home fire in the city of Shasta Lake tonight.
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No one was hurt in a three-vehicle crash on Churn Creek Road that left a pickup on its side, authorities say.
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Two men charged with attempted kidnapping and other crimes after they allegedly tried to abduct a 27-year-old Redding woman earlier this month on Hilltop Drive were ordered to trial Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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You know, I think the proposed fee just to look at court documents is a bad idea -- personally and professionally -- and I hate to argue with an ally, but this quote (via the AP) from Sen. Loni Hancock...
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So reports Josh Richman of the Bay Area News Group -- to the surprise of no local, I suspect. REDDING -- Imagine plopping a dark-red Texas county deep in the heart of California and forcing the Texans to abide by...
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I was asked what piece of art caused the offense mentioned in today's letters to the editor. Here it is. Judge for yourself....
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Officers say they served a search warrant at a home in Corning today in their investigation into a March 14 shooting.
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YREKA -The 57-year-old McCloud man accused of killing 15-year-old Hannah Marie Zaccaglini in 1997 has had his preliminary hearing put off until May.
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Redding police and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office today released the names of two deputies involved in the Saturday shooting of an Anderson man suspected of trying to stab a deputy.
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Shasta County has joined three other California counties to settle a consumer protection case with a cosmetics company over deceptive packaging for its products, District Attorney Steve Carlton announced today.
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RED BLUFF — Police on Wednesday arrested 19-year-old man after spotting him erratically driving a motorcycle on Antelope Boulevard, they reported.
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Should Redding land a West Coast League baseball franchise, what would be the name of the team? Colt .45s manager Rick Bosetti told me yesterday Redding's WCL entry could retain the Colt .45s name, but he thi
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Don’t sniff the exhaust pipe. Looks like someone got a little bored. I am willing to bet that the muffler in the video is attached to a turnip truck. The post Don’t Sniff The Exhaust Pipe appeared first on
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Dear Straight Talk: My very stressed-out son admitted using Adderall as a “study drug.” He says he needs it to be competitive. He buys it at high school for $3 a pill, saying, “you can get it everywhere.” I had no idea this was such a widespread problem in competitive high schools and colleges. We
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Spring has sprung. There was no doubt about it recently as I stood in our backyard with a shovel in my hand. Fran standing 20 feet away; I knew I could run but never hide. She wouldn’t even hunt for me; after 40 years of wedded bliss she rests assured that I’d come slinking home just before dinnertime, hungry as
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‘Dead’ deer runs for freedom on Cork Street when Kalamazoo officer opens car trunk. A Kalamazoo public safety officer was startled early Tuesday morning when he checked a motorist’s trunk and a deer jumped out and scampered away. ‘Roadkill’ DEER Jumps Out of Car Trunk to Shock of Driver: A
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In this nationwide study, by UCLA, of the length of time it takes to construct a commercial building. Scroll down to the "heat map" in Fig. 1....
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Wow, only 65 foreclosures listed in our MLS this morning, many far out of town. Here’s a new (to us) REO that’s very much in town. It’s a 1957 ranch style listed as a 1243 sqft 3/2, and has been nicely updated along with a pool. Now it’s just ano
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Here it comes, spring! When a man’s mind is seized with desire to do that one fine thing.… Hold a garage sale. It’s the yearly, not-to-be missed double-rush of TOSSING JUNK and MAKING MONEY. What you tell your family, of course, is that you need to empty the garage so you can park your car—after [...]
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After two days of gloomy skies, the sun will return as temperatures warm up to around 67 today, the National Weather Service is reporting. At night, things will cool off to a low around 40. Winds could pick up, hitting 10 mph. Friday will bring a high near 69 and 14-mph winds. Gusts could reach 18 mph.
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Republicans in Sacramento couldn’t be more correct in their diagnosis of the state’s deeply flawed prison “realignment,” which has led to an entirely predictable — indeed predicted, by critics — increase in crime.
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Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman took a terrific, brave step in announcing his support for same-sex marriage, citing the example of his gay son. But here’s the missing piece in the current gay rights debate: When Portman’s son graduates from Yale, no federal law will prevent an employer from denying him a job because of
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If you would enjoy seeing an entertaining comedy, I do not recommend the current play at Shasta College. Once again, the director, Robert Soffian, has chosen a play that is full of crudities and the usual F-bombs that seem to be associated with plays that Soffian directs. Don’t give me that “freedom of speech” excuse.
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Recently I visited Turtle Bay and went through the art exhibit, which is open to all ages. I was shocked and appalled that they allowed children into this exhibit without even offering a warning on the entrance to the exhibit.
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Your friend gets a certain look in his eye: “How about the Squire?” You smile and check your watch. It’ll either be 1 a.m. or 3:43 p.m., and you reply, “Sure, let’s do it.”
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Throughout his long and productive tenure at Shasta College, theatre instructor Robert Soffian has sought to expose his students and the north state community to challenging, provocative and cutting-edge productions.
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Cool atmosphere, imaginative and fresh food, great prices. Sound heaven sent? Well, sort of. The Stirring Cafe on Churn Creek across from the post office -- open for lunch on weekdays and brunch on Sundays -- is an outgrowth of The Stirring, the six-year-old local church, an outgrowth of Risen King.
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Artist Ginger Carter Mallard creates unique jewelry from unusual materials, including all sorts of vintage finds. She's adaptable and appreciates those pieces that evolve as she creates. Sometimes even her mistakes turn out beautiful. She calls this the "oops factor." Last August, she joined forces with a group of talented
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The Keystone Pipeline output to our Gulf Coast will go directly to other countries. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, in “Oil Exports Spur More Questions About Pipeline,” that the United States is a net exporter of “gasoline, diesel and jet fuel for overseas markets.” Exports of these products “have almost
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Neither Sen. Ted Cruz nor Sen. Dianne Feinstein knows what the Constitution means when it says that the American people’s right to bear arms shall not be infringed upon.
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Record Searchlight sports reporters T.J. Holmes and Thomas Lawrence have filled out their brackets and reveal their unanimous Final Four picks: Indiana, Louisville, Florida and Ohio State.
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The Shasta College softball team split its final two games in the Ohlone Tournament on Sunday in Fremont, topping De Anza 6-3 and losing to San Jose 10-7.
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A federal judge said Lassen Volcanic National Park administrators were negligent and purposely destroyed evidence in the 2009 death of 9-year-old Tommy Botell.
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SHASTA LAKE — For a few dozen Central Valley High School students, Wednesday afternoon saw an opportunity to learn about healthier choices in their daily diets.
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A Redding native who works as a California Highway Patrol officer in Contra Costa County has been named as this nation’s “Trooper of the Year” for his heroic actions following the fatal shooting of a fellow CHP officer last year.
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The fourth annual “Wow! That’s Engineering” event for fourth- through sixth-grade girls will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 23 at Redding Christian Fellowship Center, 2157 Victor Ave. in Redding.
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A pet Akita who a neighbor said attacked her in the front yard of her south Redding home last month was declared dangerous at an administrative hearing at Redding City Hall on Wednesday.
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Bank of Commerce Holdings of Redding has announced a cash dividend of 3 cents per share for the first quarter of 2013.
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Both Redding’s plans to restore Tiger Field and Simpson University’s quest to build an on-campus community baseball stadium are projects after the same pool of grant money.
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A lawsuit stemming from the outsourcing of Redding Electric Utility’s customer service department is moving forward.
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In 1913: A 30-horse team spent 10 days hauling the steam shovel for the Thompson & Porter Mine the seven miles from Igo to Anderson. The steam shovel, stripped of all the machinery that was detachable, weighed 28 tons. The big piece of machinery was transported through Happy Valley under the direction of William Carter,
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A sheriff’s dog led deputies Tuesday evening to a 27-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman hiding in a storage container who had sped away from police in an attempt to escape, Shasta County sheriff’s deputies reported.
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A federal court today said Lassen National Volcanic Park administrators were negligent and purposely destroyed evidence in the 2009 death of Tommy Botell, 9.
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Kindergarten assessments. A pet goat with a goopy eye.
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SHASTA LAKE — For a few dozen Central Valley High School students, Wednesday afternoon saw an opportunity to learn about healthier choices in their daily diets.
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Youngstrom was fatally shot by a driver during a routine traffic stop on Interstate 680 near Alamo.
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With a little planning, you can cut food costs. Use these helpful tips to eat healthy on a budget.
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There is a time for playing youth sports. And there is a time to cease from playing youth sports.
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ast week, we wrote about how seniors embrace the simple life without wanting or needing technology. While some seniors may feel that talking or texting on cellphones or using email may distance personal connections, not all share that feeling. Looking at it another way, technology has helped simplify the lives of seniors.
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Kindergarten assessments. A pet goat with a goopy eye.
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A pet Akita who a neighbor said attacked her in the front yard of her south Redding home was declared dangerous at an administrative hearing at Redding City Hall.
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The National Weather Service has issued an alert for Tehama County and southern Shasta County for the next few hours.
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For the second straight start, Mike Nowak confounded opposing batting orders, shutting out the Butte College Roadrunners and striking out six as Shasta College improved to 3-4 in conference play with a 5-0 win on Friday. Lance Ibesate put the Knights out in front with a 2 RBI single in the third inning, and reache
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The unit of north state soldiers who served in Afghanistan will be honored as the grand marshal of the 2013 Rodeo Parade, the Asphalt Cowboys announced today.
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What's the last time you heard Republicans in California talk about how great the state is? Joe Matthews asks a very good question -- and offers some good advice: Republicans need to learn to love the state again if they...
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Say, our new congressman has a bill moving forward -- his first bit of legislative progress. Special points for the irony that small-government-minded Rep. LaMalfa is lending a hand to socialist local power companies who've ran into unanticipated troubles dealing...
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LOGICAL DISBELIEF... Logical Disbelief, was the thematic idea we shared in our previous post. Remember?While we have happened across lawyers WITH a moral compass,
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No, the magazine is not edible. But you’ll eat up the great articles and images of locavore slow food and thoughtful people. You’ll always find terrific fare on the menu of contents guaranteed to increase your epicurean enjoyment of all our Northstate has to offer. And we offer a lot! Click on the thumbnail i
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Tacos al pastor at El Paraiso in Anderson. As good as they look....
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This foreclosed east Redding home was once listed for $385K. If you look carefully you can catch a glimpse of the pool out the slider. And pay no nevermind to the piece of plumbing on the kitchen counter. Probably nothing, y’ know? Representing the interests of the bank s
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A sheriff’s dog led deputies Tuesday evening to a 27-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman hiding in a storage container after speeding away from police in an attempt to escape, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.
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Strong Winds Flip Over A Semi Truck. Rick Talbot demonstrates how to flip a 18 wheeler over properly.
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I’ve always pictured myself as a bobble-head doll of Alfred E. Newman (Of Mad Magazine fame), sitting in the window of my life proclaiming the epitaph above . . . loudly. Well, imagine my surprise when I took the stress test offered by Tamara Patterson in her column a few days ago.  I’m stressed! It [...]
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Traffic on portions of two Redding streets that are subject to lane closures this week will return to normal by the weekend.
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Forecasters expect as much as a half-inch of rain in Redding today, though the next few days of sunny skies should quickly dry out the area. Today’s high temperature should be about 62 degrees with south wind up to 10 mph. Tonight will drop to 39 degrees with less than a tenth of an inch of additional rain expected. Thurs
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The libraries are little, but what they hold is very big indeed.
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A remarkable book titled “Gifted Hands” tells the personal story of Benjamin Carson, a black kid from the Detroit ghetto who went on to become a renowned neurosurgeon.
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The GOP is trying “reach out” to Hispanic voters by caving in on amnesty for illegal immigrants in hopes of picking up some votes.
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I witnessed something remarkable the night of March 12. The Enterprise High School boys basketball team played in the third round of the state tournament, at home in Manatowa Gym at EHS. A rare feat for teams in the north state! That was not the remarkable sight, however.
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On a recent Sunday I had lunch at “Humble Joe’s” in Anderson. As I was leaving, my server let me know that the family seated in the booth behind me had paid my bill. What a nice thing to do!
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Mr. President, do you have any words for the California citizens who voted to ban same-sex marriage and do you plan on directing the Justice Department to take to the Supreme Court voter-established initiatives that you don’t agree with from the other 49 states?
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If all workers earning a federal minimum wage of $10.10 remain employed, demand from those workers for products and services would increase so fast small business layoffs would be academic.
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The Sac River League's inaugural baseball season began with rivalry.
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After dominating the Northern Section softball pitching scene for the past two seasons, Anderson’s Cheridan Hawkins has graduated. Ready to take the mantel as the section’s most dominant pitcher could be Foothill’s Lindsay Davis.
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The defending-section champion Foothill High baseball team started off Sac River League play in a big way Tuesday, routing host West Valley 14-3 in a mercy-rule shortened, six-inning game.
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In 1913: The proposed bridge across the Sacramento River at Reid’s Ferry in Redding was again discussed. Expert Charles Dozier figured that a concrete bridge could be built for $35,000 and a steel bridge for $47,000, either of which would comply with the requirements of the highway commission. Further action would be
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The Redding City Council held off Tuesday night on adding to the Municipal Code a set of parliamentary procedures to make motions and call for a vote.
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The Employment Development Department in coordination with the California Workforce Investment Board has nearly $4 million in funds available to provide employment services to veterans.
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A man was taken to the hospital after the hash oil he was cooking exploded in his Shasta Lake home Tuesday, authorities say.
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Without putting the contract out for bid, Shasta County supervisors on Tuesday approved an almost $2.9 million contract for medical services in the upcoming year for the jail and juvenile hall through the same provider the county has used for around six years.
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One of Redding’s famous eagles may be missing, raising further questions about what led an eagle to kill and eat an eaglet in the birds’ nest Monday morning.
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Because more and more Chinese began moving into the mining districts in the 1850s, prejudice and discrimination began flaring up between them and the white miners who wanted the Chinese out. In a two-week period in 1853, 1,000 Chinese arrived....
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Aimee Blume sets out to turn Chile Verde a healthy dish by substituting pork tenderloin for pork shoulder.
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Q. Besides prayer/mediation and reading sacred texts, what exercise or activity for spiritual growth would you recommend people adopt?
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The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a lawsuit filed against suction dredging miners on the Klamath River, handing a victory to the Karuk tribe, which sued nine years ago to protect coho salmon in the river.
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Looking for an Easter egg hunt? This list may help you find one.
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See who was at what recent north state event.
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Strange man lurking in the pool leads to musings about how things aren't always what they seem.
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RED BLUFF — The biological father of a 14-year-old Red Bluff girl strangled last month saw her accused killer for the first time Tuesday in Tehama County Superior Court.
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Members of the Matsiko World Orphans Choir perform Tuesday at Redding School for the Arts.
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I'm informed, but only in the vaguest terms, that CHP Officer Tyler Carlton, the International Association of Police Chief's "Trooper of the Year," has ties to the Redding area -- though he works down in the Bay Area. Anyone know...
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Copper Ridge encourages social interaction, no matter the age.
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The events in Europe are a clear indication of why a nation's people should be armed.
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Redding Wolfpack, 5th grade boys AAU basketball team, won first place in the Hardwood Palace tournament in Rocklin on March 16, 2013. The team beat two Sacramento-area teams and one Tahoe team to win their division.
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Sundial Bridge offers backdrop for Interfaith Drumming Circle and Prayer Vigil on Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m. This event is an opportunity to draw attention to the victims of the ongoing genocide in Darfur, Sudan.
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The award-winning documentary, "The Last Survivor" will be shown on Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church. Don't miss this opportunity to view this important and timely film.
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Republican Gregory Cheadle, who finished last in the June 2012 primary for the 1st Congressional District, says he is running again for the U.S. House in 2014.
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I was among those whose first instinct was to scoff last month when David Benda reported the results of Milken Institute survey last month showing that Shasta County enjoyed robust job growth. A booming economy? Here? Have they looked around?...
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A few dozen supporters of Anselmo Vineyards rallied outside the Shasta County Administration Center Tuesday morning to celebrate a relative victory in court announced Monday and push for a resolution to the legal war between vintner Reverge Anselmo and Shasta County.
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From two Redding-raised professional rock musicians -- Rick "Ricky" Phillips (Styx, The Babys, Bad English) and Steve Gunner (Creedence Clearwater Revisited), who both knew and played with Moore in the late Sixties and Seventies. **** Great talent...a funny and quick...
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My Son Sean is currently at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in "Boot Camp" or Basic Military Training (BMT). He is in a squadron of 150 special force trainees. We received a call from his last Saturday, he said it is tough, not physically, but mentally. I didn't expect to hear that it was easy.
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It's nearly noon and I am still in my robe. A little while ago I made a fabulous breakfast and ate it with gluttonous delight. I love being retired, though I still haven't shaken the deep-seated fear that one day I'll get a letter from The Government that says, "You got your last check from us, girlie. You better get off yo
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By Ryan Loughrey:   A group of 10 students from the Shasta College Newswriting and Reporting class were privileged to get a tour of the Record Searchlight headquarters, as well as an interview with the main editor Silas Lyons.   The students were led to one of the conference rooms, w
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Community leaders will read to some 1,200 children at 61 locations in Shasta County at 10 a.m. Wednesday as part of Shasta Early Literacy Project’s “Take 10 and Do It Again” reading initiative.
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Here’s an image I took off Bowman. Looks showroom fresh on a sunny day. There are many worse places to come to rest than beneath an oak tree in Northern California. Click to expand. Not Really Redding. Really Cottonwoo
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A man was taken to U.C. Davis Medical Center after the hash oil he was cooking exploded in his Shasta Lake home today, authorities say.
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Do you believe that what’s happening in Cyprus can’t happen here? That they can’t arbitrarily take your savings from a bank to fund the deficit? The “haircut” proposed for trusting Cypriot save
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We head east today, to the Fall River Valley, and feature both the oldest and the newest foreclosures in our MLS. Our journey begins at 40903 Old School Fall River Mills 96028. This ’69 1968 sqft 3/2 sits on 5 acres. It was listed in May of 2011 for $220K, so has been on market for about 675 days, and
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About 30 people this morning have gathered outside the Shasta County Board of Supervisors chambers in support of Inwood vintner Reverge Anselmo’s ongoing legal battle with the county.
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ANDERSON —A 24-year-old local man was arrested late Monday after police spotted a car driving faster than 100 mph through the city.
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Ten years ago today I was sitting at my desk in the newsroom when the editor broke the news I'd been dreading: The Marine Corps had crossed over into Iraq. I knew that meant my son, Joshua, was there, because he and his 1rst Recon Battalion Marine Corps buddies were the "tip of the spear" - a term no parent wants att
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When we think of being healthy, most of us understand that we need to eat well and exercise.  We also understand that we need to stop doing things that are unhealthy, like smoking and eating fast food.  It is the same with sustainability; by eliminating things we do that are not sustainable, we can approach a [...]
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The Red Bluff man accused of strangling 14-year-old Marysa Nichols last month still has yet to enter a plea in Tehama County Superior Court.
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Rain is likely in Redding today and tonight and the wet weather should spill over to the first day of spring on Wednesday. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say rain is likely mainly after 11 a.m. Today's high temperature should be near 65 degrees. Showers are also in the forecast for Wednesday, wh
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LAKE SHASTA - A prescribed burn is being planned today in the Packers Bay area of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
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Redding leaders tonight will consider sending a letter to the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, a first step in applying for a grant to fix Tiger Field.
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If an activist group were sneaking into your business with hidden cameras, sometimes lying or trespassing in an effort to capture damaging footage, you too would look for a way to stop them, and maybe deliver a boot to their backside.
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From the moment it passed in 1978, there has been little doubt that Proposition 13 is unfair. On any given block, residents who bought their homes on or before the magic 1975 assessment date contained in the landmark tax-limitation initiative pay far less property tax than neighbors in similar homes who bought later.
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Apparently, the editorial staff of the Record Searchlight needs educating. What part of Robert’s Rules of Order do you not understand? It would seem by its very title to be self-explanatory. The key word here is “order.”
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I agree with your opinion that “Council procedure ordinance is another picayune distraction.” In my opinion if a mayor does a “fine and fair job of running meetings,” there is no reason to add a procedural ordinance.
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I do not have to discuss what one would call a “hot” topic relating to world affairs; however, it can relate to every person who has ever had a child.
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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 Monday.
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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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It’s said dog is man’s best friend.
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A federal judge on Friday ruled the majority of Shasta County’s complaints against vintner Reverge Anselmo should not be heard in a federal courtroom, moving the complaints back to Shasta County Superior Court.
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A lawsuit to stop the outsourcing of Redding Electric Utility’s customer service department is likely to move forward today with a judge’s anticipated refusal to throw the case out of court.
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In 1913: The Embroidery Club had an unusually enjoyable evening at the home of Mrs. Charles McConnell on Butte Street. A specialty was the hot chicken supper, hot rolls and coffee with whipped cream. The table was beautifully trimmed with flowers, bananas and oranges. The club would be entertained the following week by Mrs.
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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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Michael Donahoe, Redding
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Abdul Aziz, Redding
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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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