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April 7th, 2013

Earlier Sunday night Redding police closed the southbound lanes of North Market Street, south of Lake Boulevard, after a head-on collision sent at least two people to the hospital.
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Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries Sunday night after a head-on collision on North Market Street, Redding police said.
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In addition to YouTube videos of bumbling burglars. So argues first-out-of-the-box commenter "silenceisnotgolden," below. The conversation quickly headed downhill from there.... Hey Mark - you left out an entire vast category of things that have drawn unfavorable attention and ridicule...
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This web site, priceofweed.com, referenced in this article ("High prices: Lessons from the marijuana market"), crowd-sources the price of pot, by city, state, province, country, etc. The recent posted prices for Redding pot purchases are all over the map. What's...
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Redding police on Sunday morning arrested a 42-year-old man they’d been trying to find since Saturday after he allegedly abandoned a stolen truck, beat one woman and kidnapped another.
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Fire crews this morning headed to the Ramada Inn on Twin View Blvd. in Redding, where dispatchers said employees and guests are evacuating because of some type of fire on the third floor. However, there was no actual fire and a faulty alarm was to blame for the scare, firefighters said.
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The valley will get more rain as storms continue to move into the area, but the showers should taper off Monday morning. The National Weather Service is predicting a 40 percent chance today as temperatures rise to around 64 degrees. At night, temperatures will fall, along with rain, to around 43. The rain has a 20 perce
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Police say a man brandished a gun before a fight broke out that included up to 30 people in downtown Redding this morning.
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My dear husband, Travis, turns 40 on April 9, this year. We became a couple on his 21st birthday, so 19 of his 40 years have been spent with me.
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I'm pretty sure spring has sprung. After all, the calendar marked its arrival several days ago yet it just doesn't seem right, like it's too soon in the season and we're not ready yet.
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Dear Straight Talk: After reading the warning signs of Adderall abuse in your recent column, I'm 99 percent sure my older brother is on Adderall or something similar. I'm really concerned. I don't want to go to our parents and get him in trouble, though, since I'm sure he's getting whatever it is illegally at school. Help!
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Ever have one of those moments when you finished a great series or discovered a new author -- and then reached the end of the road?
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This 24th "Prey" book may be John Sandford's best. His latest novel, "Stolen Prey," in the Lucas Davenport series, keeps a reader so involved that it's difficult to put the book down.
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Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, but is it safe to check your email at the airport, library or McDonald's? Columnist Andrea Eldridge offers tips on how to surf safely on pulic Wi-Fi.
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Espresso lovers know the pangs of missing their favorite hot beverage while they enjoy the great outdoors. Hiking, boating and RVing are rarely convenient to having an espresso machine around.
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How do you picture your future? If you are like many baby boomers, your view of retirement is likely pragmatic compared to that of your parents.
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One of the most common questions I get from customers, family and friends alike is how to improve system start up time.
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Do you have questions about filing taxes this year, if your house was short sold, foreclosed or lost in 2012?
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This week I continue my column on the city of Pula, Croatia. Please see last week’s Bon Voyage column at www.redding.com.
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I felt sure I’d never find anyone more anti-business, more damaging to the cause of a healthy economy, than certain Central Coast liberals and their no-growth, “I got mine” fanaticism.
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Don’t let that well-cured concrete fool you. Those dams on the Klamath River? They are far from permanent.
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The year: 1977. I was a fledgling journalist at my first real newspaper in Chicago, when word shot through the newsroom that neo-Nazis were planning a march through suburban Skokie, where one in every six residents was a Holocaust survivor. I knew little about the Holocaust, less about the real world. I was a kid from a sma
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Tuesday night the City Council voted to continue the conversation about making the Redding Municipal Airport a home for six military-style drones after many citizens expressed their dismay at the prospect. Citing privacy concerns and Fourth Amendment rights, many citizens made it clear that they were not OK with the proposa
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Pope Francis has headed the worldwide Roman Catholic Church for just a few weeks now, but commentators have made much of his personal style. He eschews fancy clothes and big apartments for simple shoes and a small hotel room, signaling what some observers see as a new humility at the top of the church.
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At the funerals of soldiers, the Westboro Baptist Church claims “God hates gays.” This ugliness is protected by the First Amendment. If they had written “God wants you to kill gays,” the church would have been advocating criminal violence, which would not have been protected speech. Constitutional ri
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The gun control debate has evolved into liberal activists talking to liberal activists, liberal columnists writing for liberal newspapers, liberal taking heads talking to other liberals, and all united in the belief that the solution to gun violence in America is taking bad looking guns away from rural rednecks, the very pe
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I am extremely dismayed by the actions of two of our City Council members relative to the opportunity for the city of Redding to get in on the ground floor of a burgeoning multibillion-dollar industry. Patrick Jones and Gary Cadd were an embarrassment to this community with their short-sighted view on the proposal to make t
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Wes Swofford’s mixed martial arts career began in a tool shed six years ago.
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North state boys basketball proved it’s as formidable as ever this year.
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Fourteen-year-old Thane Knight sat on his couch, slumped back examining his $1 silver bill.
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Shasta County saw a more than four-fold jump in gonorrhea cases in 2012 and that trend isn’t abating in 2013.
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Shasta College’s softball team swept Butte College on the road to stay perfect in Golden Valley Conference play on Saturday.
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There was never a moment Kaelan Crisosto couldn’t handle.
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In 1913: The Northern California Power Co. sent seven men out from Redding to the Snow Creek powerhouse to finish taking down the wires and cross arms from its vacated pole line. The men were making J. D. Aldridge’s place their headquarters.
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In fall 2005, Donn Kropp spent 10 days sleeping beneath thatched wooden roofs on small boats in Kashmir, India, with thousands of dollars strapped to his chest.
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Many of those who work out in mixed martial arts gyms never plan to step into a ring. Instead, adults and children take classes in kickboxing, taekwondo, judo and other disciplines for the workout.
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The mixed martial arts boom opened the door for women to compete.
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Dear Babe: I bought a 1958 Topps Mickey Mantle Sport Magazine All-Star card No. 487. My concern is that the card may be a fake. On other All-Star cards of this year, I notice that the yellow on the front is bright, but on this card the yellow is faint. I realize that a scan is not the best way to make a judgment, but can yo
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 36-year-old man suspected of stabbing his mother in the leg.
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ANDERSON — Around 80 people took a run on the wild side Saturday morning in Anderson.
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Firefighters said they contained a blaze at the old Moss Lumber mill on the 5300 block of Eastside Road in Redding today
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A woman called authorities Friday afternoon to report that her son was stealing her refrigerator, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office logs.
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Here’s an intriguing property, if only for the low price. This diminutive home reminds us how we all used to live with a much smaller footprint. Now we consumers collect stuff at an alarming rate, such that an entire industry has grown to allow us to store it all
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In an early cool spring evening after a refreshing rain recently, I left off making dinner to take our big garbage cans out to the street for the early morning pick-up. Pollen and tree-tassel debris from the spring trees littered the drive and the tops of the bins as I pulled them out to position [...]
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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A Mendocino County man wanted by federal authorities on drug charges for four years has been arrested in Berkeley.
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Our April showers may clear up today before returning at night in the valley, the National Weather Service is reporting. Redding will have a 30 percent chance of rain today as temperatures rise to around 68 during the day. At night, there's a 50 percent chance of precipitation that could last through Sunday. Nighttime w
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The Shasta Wildlife Rescue's Run for the Wild run will take place this morning.
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The Alyssa Araiza Wings of Angels held a bowling party for children today.
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I received emails this past week from readers wondering whether I had any other helpful hints about how to keep your hands from drying out or looking so worn after gardening. I have a few hints I hope will help.
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Q: I'm planning a home orchard. Can you tell me which fruit trees need pollinators and which won't?
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The name iris has its origin in the Greek word for rainbow. This name is understandable as it refers to the wide assortment of colors found with iris flowers.
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Springtime in the north state means gardening. As winter recedes, trees awaken and rains bring back green lawns — and weeds.
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Some difficult jobs forge an ever-lasting bond of friendship among those who endured and, in the end, accomplished. The Elk Trail water project sure isn’t one of them.
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“Video captures bumbling burglary suspect.” So reads the headline over an 18-second clip of surveillance video of a clownishly dressed guy apparently trying to break into Kent’s Market in Redding one night late last month.
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Our illegal fire fee, which is really a fire tax, keeps growing like a fire.
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This is a response to the letter from the man in Red Bluff who feels his rights are being ignored for the “homeless.”
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I am writing concerning Monday’s comments on the homeless. The sad thing is the writer probably attends church.
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The 2012-13 All-Record Searchlight girls basketball team has a different look than years past.
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One mammoth swing from Eli Putnam was all Foothill needed for the tournament title.
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Failing as a freshman is like falling the first time ice skating.
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American Christian Academy’s baseball team swept Tulelake in a doubleheader Friday, winning 15-4 and 9-1.
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One of the most meaningful experiences in a young man’s life can be a coach letting him have it.
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Superior California Economic Development, Microenterprise Development Program and Anderson Chamber of Commerce will host a small business information meeting on April 18 in Anderson.
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In 1913: The stages between Weaverville and Redding would start making the through trip in one day. During the winter, when the roads were bad, an overnight stop was made at Lewiston, going each way.
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A Redding man and former candidate for various local elected offices will begin standing trial on felony stalking charges Wednesday.
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A 29-year social services veteran has been appointed to the Tehama County Board of Supervisors, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday.
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LEWISTON - A Trinity County woman was arrested after authorities say she stole prescription drugs from mailboxes, authorities reported Friday.
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A 17-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his father told Redding police shortly after the killing that his father, Andre Luera, “deserved it,” according to reports made public Friday in the court file of Dreis Taylor Luera.
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Pilgrim Congregational, the one Frank Lloyd Wright and his team designed on Foothill in west Redding. What a jewel. This interior shot, taken on a sunny day last week, reminds me a bit of a ship....
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Swimming coming soon!
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Cross Country coming soon!
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Track coming soon!
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In 1913: French Gulch business men and others were again bestirring themselves to try to secure the re-establishment of a rail route between here and Trinity Center. This route had been promised several different times, but it had always fallen through at the last moment.
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In 1913: The Northern California Power Co. sent seven men out from Redding to the Snow Creek powerhouse to finish taking down the wires and cross arms from its vacated pole line. The men were making J. D. Aldridge’s place their headquarters.
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You know, people have their beefs with local government, but sometimes a look at the news from elsewhere helps keep things in perspective. The Del Norte County district attorney? Recommended for disbarment. The Lake County sheriff? Suing his county's district...
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The beat-up car stands out like an eyesore in front of the duplex that’s for rent.
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Authorities received word of a funnel cloud near Evergreen Middle School on Bowman Road on Friday evening.
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After nearly a month away from his nest, one of Redding’s beloved bald eagle couple returned to his mate on Friday, eagle watchers said.
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At a packed tour on Friday, Shasta County law enforcement officials and lawyers got their first look inside the Community Corrections Center.
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After nearly a month away from his nest, one of Redding’s beloved bald eagle couple returned to his mate on Friday, eagle watchers said.
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We have a winner! "5275" guessed the mystery photo as the Bollibokka Club at 9:06 a.m. A big congratulations to him/her because they have won the BIG $25 prize! Thank you to everyone else who checked in or made...
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LEWISTON - A Trinity County woman was arrested after authorities say she stole prescription drugs from mailboxes, authorities reported today.
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A 29-year social services veteran has been appointed to the Tehama County Board of Supervisors, Gov. Jerry Brown announced today.
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Carolyn Borg, a counselor and articulation officer here at Shasta College, was recently awarded the Gerald C. Hayward Award for Excellence in Education.   This award is conferred upon those who have been nomina
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President Barack Obama's proposed budget will call for reductions in the growth of Social Security and other benefit programs while still insisting on more taxes from the wealthy in a renewed attempt to strike a broad deficit-cutting deal with Republicans, a senior administration official says.
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At a packed tour this morning, Shasta County law enforcement officials and lawyers got their first look inside the Community Corrections Center.
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies on Thursday arrested a 36-year-old man suspected of stabbing his mother in the leg.
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A 17-year-old boy accused of stabbing his father to death Thursday has been appointed a public defender to represent him.
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What is this stone cabin called? 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...
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Here’s a brief tour video we produced for a new listing about to hit the MLS. The seller is doing a few more small repairs before letting everyone see it. Call or Text if you want more information about this home and we can keep you informed the minute it goes on sale. Call or Text (530) 356 4500
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Here’s a bank owned 1456 sqft 3/2 in one of Redding’s most walkable neighborhoods. Love the hardwood floors.
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Here’s a Redding sign waver and his entry for a video contest. Turn it up. Great exercise, I imagine. A fun job, if approached with enthusiasm. Does it bring in the business? I guess they wouldn’t be out there if it didn’t. Can’t stop, chili pepper. It’s Really Redding.
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Whether you are a Christian or not, if you’ve studied the Gospels of the New Testament in the Christian Bible, you must admit the teachings of Jesus are profound.  Ideas like loving your enemy, turning the other cheek, loving your neighbor as yourself, endlessly forgiving others, and caring for people you don’t know ar
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Forecasters say it's likely to be another rainy day in Redding. There's a 40 percent chance of showers in the area, and the high should hit about 63 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight's low will be about 50 degrees. There's a chance of rain the rest of the week and into early next week as well, but
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SACRAMENTO — A new trial date was set today in Sacramento County Superior Court for a suspended Redding priest charged with seven felony counts of child molestation, a spokeswoman for the Sacramento County district attorney's office said.
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It’s Sydnie’s turn!!!  Her sister came in a few years ago, and this year, it was Sydnie’s turn!  Her cousin, mom, and boyfriend all came along for the ride – first up to Old Shasta, then off to Caldwell Park in downtown Redding, and then back to the Studio on Hartnell.  Dang, we fit a […]
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The U.N. is not coming for anybody’s guns.
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Is a bipartisan immigration deal at hand? It’s close. Last week, the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce worked out a guest-worker compromise that allows in foreign workers on a sliding scale of 20,000 to 200,000, depending on the strength of the economy.
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I agree with Steve Whitacre that our state needs to be divided. It’s odd, but several times I have spoken to individuals living south about various issues and have gotten the impression they believe we are no-brain country bumpkins because we live in a rural area and have clean air to breathe.
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George Washington said, “Religion and morality are essential pillars of civil society.” John Adams said, “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”
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When Shasta and Red Bluff baseball met again, it wasn't just a tournament semifinal, but another chapter of a loaded recent history.
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BloodSource is seeking volunteers to help serve refreshments to donors.
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A grub wagon on wheels was the courthouse for Township No. 4, with Justice of the Peace and/or Judge Edward R. Tubbs of Palo Cedro presiding.
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Run for animals, help save horses and explore a bird reserve this weekend in the north state. Learn more about these and other events.
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SACRAMENTO — A status conference for a Happy Valley man indicted on child pornography charges and who reportedly expressed an interest in torturing and eating children was postponed this week.
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The long-awaited Community Corrections Center for former state prison inmates back in Shasta County will start seeing clients on Monday after an obstacle course of delays in the form of repairs, lease negotiations and a long struggle to find a suitable building.
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U.S. Department of Interior officials on Thursday took another step toward removing four dams on the Klamath River, kicking up more controversy in the longstanding battle over water in the region.
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The email blast to California airport administrators was straightforward: Ventura County wants to enter the bidding for drone test-flying. Partners are welcome.
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office claims a magistrate misapplied the law and made findings that were “patently untrue” when he ruled Lassen Volcanic National Park officials destroyed evidence in connection to a lawsuit filed by a Red Bluff family whose son died while climbing Lassen Peak.
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A Redding man was stabbed to death by his 17-year-old son Thursday morning, police said.
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The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Redding this evening.
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In 1913: The city of Kennett was making a great street improvement in grading out a 12-foot roadway from in front of the Kennett bank along the railroad to the Trewartha drugstore corner. The new road would be a great convenience for teams loaded with freight at the depot from having to make a wide detour in the western par
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The National Weather Service is reporting a funnel cloud in southern Tehama County, spurring it to issue a tornado warning for the area surrounding the area near Interstate 5 and Highways 36 and 99.
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Police and sheriff’s deputies responded to two stabbings reported within 20 minutes of each other Thursday afternoon.
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A 19-year-old Redding man pleaded no contest Thursday to attacking his then-girlfriend’s father with a knife at a Starbucks in October in exchange for the possibility of probation.
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Is a bipartisan immigration deal at hand? It’s close. Last week, the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce worked out a guest-worker compromise that allows in foreign workers on a sliding scale of 20,000 to 200,000, depending on the strength of the economy.
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Wyntour Gardens hosts its 21st anniversary celebration with an open house from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
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It's been a lovely mild rainy day all day long here. They're promising spring-like temps for a couple of days next week and then more rain, which is fine by me as we need lots more. It's a pretty nice spring so far. Yesterday Gary mowed the lawn - there is a lot of it - and I whaled away clipping blackberries.I
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A 22-year-old Redding man suffered a punctured lung after another man stabbed him in the chest at America's Tire Co. on Hartnell Avenue, police said.
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man in his 30s who they say stabbed his mother at a home on Spring Gulch Road in Anderson.
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SACRAMENTO — A status conference for a Happy Valley man indicted on child pornography charges and who reportedly expressed an interest in torturing and eating children was postponed this week.
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Took Kevin out and about in downtown Redding, CA last fall for his Senior Portrait session. Mom came with him and schlepped all the clothes & paraphernalia that goes with a HS Senior session… As we walked around the downtown promenade area, we realized we were photographing in front of places that mom had grown [&
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So I asked my students the other day if they agreed with this statement:  “We may be living in an ‘information age’ with ‘information overload’” but we are really “living in an age of ‘information scarcity’”—according to Thom Hartmann, anyway.  I asked the students if they had read a complete book
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According to this Smithsonian Magazine blog, you could check out CERN in Europe or drive a bit east to Hat Creek and take a self-guided tour of the Allen Telescope Array and its search for ET. Excerpt: SETI Institute. It...
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I shouldn't be surprised anymore by the local sentiment against the rest of California, but even so I found the result of our online poll this week on whether readers liked the idea of splitting off and forming a separate...
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On the Redding Merchants Crime Watch e-mail list, a representative of one of Redding's chain retailers posted this list of most-frequently stolen items: Tide and other laundry detergent were hot items Cosmetics (mostly nail care and make up) Panties and...
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Here’s a cute video about homeownership. Well produced. We can help you realize your home dreams if you are buying or selling in the greater Redding area. Thanks to all our present and past clients for helping us to succeed!
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Alan Stellar, a Butte County writer who I think it would be fair to call a liberal environmentalist, has a brief dispatch in today's Chico News and Review from Rep. Doug LaMalfa's visit last week to the Chico Tea Party....
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2 views of the dam and lake. With a gentle Spring rain filling our lovely lake today, I thought I’d post this view from the overlook, and then from O’Brien. Both seen in each other’s backgrounds. Precious water from an abundant Earth. Click to slightly enlarge.
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Here’s a rare government owned duplex built in 2005. Smokin’ deal.
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A Redding man was stabbed to death by his 17-year-old son Thursday morning, police said.
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My wife told me it was time to be a man and put on the high heels. We were in the American Cancer Society Thrift Shop and she held out a couple of garish selections of women’s shoes. “Oooh, try these on,” she said. I took a step backward and shook my head. “Too small,” [...]
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Forecasters say it's certain to rain today in Redding, and there's a good chance showers will fall the rest of the week as well. The high should be about 63 degrees, with a 100 percent chance of precipitation. Tonight's low will fall to 50 degrees, and rain is 80 percent likely. The National Weather Service also warns that
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A Redding man who’s unsuccessfully run for several local offices will be in Shasta County Superior Court today on his felony stalking case.
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A 19-year-old Redding man pleaded no contest today in connection to charges he attacked his ex-girlfriend’s father with a knife at a Starbucks.
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You know who supports drones? The 112th Congress, that’s who.
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The first two budgets that Gov. Jerry Brown proposed after returning to the governorship cleaved deeply into California’s safety net of health and welfare services serving the aged, disabled and poor.
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Over the past two dozen years, Kool April Nites has grown into a family-friendly, weeklong celebration of classics, cruisers, hot rods and old-time rock ‘n’ roll that’s enjoyed by thousands.
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Cowboy poet and humorist Baxter Black keeps a map pinned with all of the places he's traveled for performances. “Easily 95 percent of the jobs I do are in rural agricultural communities or groups,” he says. “And that's where I belong. I know the real California.”
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Love sushi but find yourself stuck in a rut ordering the same half dozen things? Try something different -- “omakase,” a Japanese word that means “I’ll leave it to you.” In other words, let the sushi chef surprise you.
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It was supposed to be a soft opening where you get a few customers in and test out your drink-making skills -- get your latte legs, so to speak.
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In Olga Gouskova's female portraits you can clearly recognize the representation of a person. Yet, the Belgium-based artist suggests this is not the main motive of her paintings. The purpose is the imagery concept. Conscientiously, and with a great sense for beauty, Gouskova portrays her models. The resulting portraits are
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Many liberals were duly embarrassed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s recent proscription of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. On “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart made considerable sport of Bloomberg, and comedian Bill Maher said this is just the sort of the thing that gives liberals and government reg
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Rivals Central Valley and West Valley went to war Wednesday afternoon, but it wasn’t glorious.
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Shasta College’s softball team swept Lassen in a road doubleheader Wednesday, winning 10-0 and 9-0.
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In 1913: Sheriff Montgomery was pinned beneath his overturned automobile on a lonely road near Bella Vista for an hour and half. He was rescued by the merest chance at 1 o’clock in the morning by two men returning from a local dance on the back road — a marvelous escape for the officer, who is little the worse
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At 6:01 p.m. on April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was killed by a sniper. On the 45th anniversary of his death, our sister newspaper The Memphis Commercial Appeal looks at King’s final 32 hours in Memphis.
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Mental health expert to speak on how law enforcement can better interact with mentally ill residents at symposium later this month.
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Is there a first cause of schizophrenia and if so, what is it? Although the illness is one of the most heritable of all mental disorders, the causes and conditions that make one vulnerable to developing schizophrenia are not easily identified.
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Owners of The Pilates Studio of Redding announced the opening of their new Studio H, planned for Monday. The 800-foot studio accommodates six students per class, according to owners Tiffany Hagemeier and Ashley Hafner.
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Steve Jennings, center, of Manton with Redding’s parks and recreation department, plays dodge ball with kids during their day camp Wednesday at Alta Mesa School.
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Be strong, smart, bold. That’s the message Girls Inc. of the Northern Sacramento Valley has for girls in Shasta and Tehama counties.
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Elyn Saks remembers several people surrounding her, lifting her up, and then slamming her down and tying her wrists and ankles to the bed. They placed a net over her so she could no longer move, leaving her terrified and powerless.
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Are you a worry wart? As you get older, have you found that your worries have changed?
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Did you know that children who are abused have higher rates of obesity, alcoholism, depression, cancer, heart disease and diabetes?
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One of the top distance runners in the country -- Sara Hall -- answers a few questions and gives us her advice on running.
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Types of schizophrenia
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The second installment of secured property taxes for Shasta County residents is due before 5 p.m. Wednesday.
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A Red Bluff man accused of strangling 14-year-old Marysa Nichols in February again failed to enter a plea Wednesday as his attorney accused police of delaying the process by failing to hand over evidence to prosecutors.
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If you are in your late 20s and healthy, the Affordable Care Act could make health care less affordable by pushing up medical insurance premiums about 150 percent.
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An old friend, whose mother is a small-business owner over in Humboldt County and not at all keen on the idea, alerted me to the news that a local initiative campaign in Eureka would raise the city's minimum wage to...
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Redding Police say they’ve arrested a man suspected of shooting people with a pellet gun.
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Angry residents of a Jones Valley neighborhood and the tiny town’s Community Advisory Board want Shasta County supervisors to rethink how the county’s water agency is run after what they say have been years of dysfunction.
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Authorities reported a short chase this afternoon in southern Tehama County.
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Authorities say two men were arrested after investigators found drugs, stolen bikes and weapons during the search of a home on the 2800 block of Heather Lane Tuesday morning.
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A serious question to any Second Amendment advocate out there. I have read most of the text of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, which the U.N. General Assembly approved yesterday. The dissenters at the U.N. were three: those lovable...
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Redding's public television is back on air after a microwave transmitter failed and caused an outage today.
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office today released the identity of the woman who was found dead in a boat in Redding on Sunday.
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This is the Wells Fargo Depot that still stands on Yuba St. in downtown Redding near the railroad tracks. This photo was taken in approximately 1913. This building is one of the most important historic buildings remaining in Shasta County;...
The 112th Congress, that's who. For all the talk the past few years about the direly gridlocked, do-nothing Congress. Both the Republican-led House and the Democratic Senate last year passed the Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and Reform Act of 2012,...
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The 112th Congress, that's who. For all the talk the past few years about the direly gridlocked, do-nothing Congress. Both the Republican-led House and the Democratic Senate last year passed the Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and Reform Act of 2012,...
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No, not the Shasta County Jail on Placer. The old Shasta County jail, in Shasta. An elaborate dinner in the basement jail of the Courthouse Museum is one of the silent auction items at an upcoming Shasta Historical Society fundraiser...
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A $2 billion experiment on the International Space Station is on the verge of explaining one of the more mysterious building blocks of the universe: The dark matter that helps hold the cosmos together.
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A $2 billion experiment on the International Space Station is on the verge of explaining one of the more mysterious building blocks of the universe: The dark matter that helps hold the cosmos together.
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KIXE TV Channel 9 is temporarily off the air due to a microwave transmitter outage.  We have made attempt to swap our receive/send microwave equipment from Shasta Bally to our master control in Redding, this has failed.  Needed parts have been ordered and will be arriving in the next couple of days.  Depending on weather
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Today we talk with Steve Callan of Redding, a former warden for the California Department of Fish and Game. His book, "Badges, Bears and Eagles," was recently published.
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I once had a client tell me that he wanted to match every penny he spent on his marketing to every penny that came in the door for sales. Wow! I like it, however, it isn’t always that easy. It got me to thinking a bit about that old dating conundrum – “If I buy [...]
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From a Feb. 27 Record Searchlight article about a rally at Anselmo Vineyards emceed by KCNR owner and talk show host Carl Bott: "Carl, look up! There's a drone behind you!" some audience members shouted. Bott joked that they were...
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Given the divided views expressed at last night's city council meeting about Redding becoming a test center for the aircraft. This article in the Guardian explains how a specially designed hoodie can supposedly make you invisible to drones using thermal...
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(Aside from ammo, that is.) They've been reported across the nation, according to this Bloomberg story. Excerpt: Wal-Mart's restocking challenges stem from a thinly spread labor force struggling to keep up with all the work that needs to be done,...
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A big rig was stuck on some train tracks south of Redding this morning.
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We get a lot of calls for homes near $100K. Here’s a cute home on a .43 acre lot in Jones Valley.
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A Red Bluff man accused of strangling 14-year-old Marysa Nichols in February again failed to enter a plea Wednesday as his attorney accused police of delaying the process by failing to hand over evidence to prosecutors.
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Forecasters say today will be another warm, sunny day in Redding. The high is supposed to reach 76 degrees under partly sunny skies, while tonight's low will be around 53 degrees with a 20 percent chance of showers. On Thursday, expect showers and a high of 62 degrees.
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Opening statements are expected to begin today in the trial of a San Jose man accused of the 2011 murder of another man in Anderson.
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It can be hard for north state conservatives to share California with Bay Area liberals, but our city cousins are good for one thing: They pay the bills.
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We all know that guns can cost lives because the media repeat this message endlessly, as if we could not figure it out for ourselves. But even someone who reads newspapers regularly and watches numerous television newscasts may never learn that guns also save lives — much less see any hard facts comparing how many liv
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Recent news articles indicate the cost of medical insurance is projected to go up next year by 14 percent because of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). This increase is for those who purchase their own insurance through private plans.
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As the general manager of the Redding Colt .45s summer collegiate baseball team, I would like to respond to Pat Arnold’s question about using the Big League Dreams park instead of Tiger Field for games.
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It’s amazing how the left can read something into the Constitution that is not there and ignore what is in print claiming it doesn’t exist.
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Redding's 2-2 deadlocked vote Tuesday night may have said no to entering the crowded bidding for commercial drone testing at the airport.
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SHASTA LAKE — The Easter Classic gives the Spartans a means for a meaningful spring break.
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Enterprise’s baseball team split its two games at the Lions Tournament in Anaheim on Tuesday, falling to Lompoc 3-2 and beating Fullerton 9-8.
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The Fall River High baseball team is 13-1 on the season and a look at the statistics shows why — pitching.
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The Redding Regional Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists will host its April meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 11 on the first floor meeting room of Northern Valley Catholic Service, 2400 Washington Ave., Redding.
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The Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding was busier than usual Tuesday as shoppers were surrounded by hundreds of people armed with resumes for a job fair featuring some 40 employers.
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A man who was hit by a car while riding his bicycle in Red Bluff has died, police said Tuesday.
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A Millville woman told Shasta County sheriff’s deputies Monday a man fired a pistol at her and forced her to stay with him in the bathroom for several hours, sheriff’s dectectives reported Tuesday.
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In 1913: Fred Gonzales, a miner employed at the Mammoth Mine, was arrested at Kennett on the charge of cruelty to animals for beating the horse of B.D. Beckwith unmercifully. He pled guilty before Judge Donnelly, who sentenced him to 90 days in the county jail.
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The Rotary Club of Redding conducted its annual Four-Way Test Speech Contest at Simpson University on March 27, 2013. Joban Gill, a junior at U-Prep, earned first place in the competition. She discussed the need to curtail violent music lyrics in order to protect children. Ms. Gill earned a $500 cash award and a certifica
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Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, portrayed by several ArtRoster painters, will be on display at the Gallery in Mount Shasta on Monday, April 1st from 5 to 7pm
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If you're a wrestling fan or wrestling is in your blood than this is the article for you.
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Run for the Wildlife and come to a Wildlife Baby Shower! Spring is in the air and the babies are arriving!
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Simpson University will host the Redding Breakfast Lions Club’s 18th annual boys and girls high school All-Star basketball games on Sunday, April 7. Fifty-four athletes from throughout far Northern California will participate under the guidance of four volunteer coaches. Girls play at 4 p.m.; boys play at 6. Admission is
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There were more than just squirrels for drivers to dodge on Old Oregon Trail Tuesday morning.
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An El Cerrito man turned himself in Monday in connection with the 2012 theft of $1.3 million in gold, jewelry and artifacts from the Siskiyou County Superior Court House, deputies said, but it’s unlikely the county will see any of its legendary treasure again.
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You know, if Patrick Jones is going to be the face of gun owners in California, which apparently he is, that's fine by me. He's a well-informed spokesperson for the Second Amendment cause. But it'd be OK if someone bought...
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I've seen the question discussed enough that I shouldn't really be surprised, but the lopsided results of our online poll in favor of Jeffersonian secession from California are still remarkable -- better than 70-30 in favor. You know, those Bay...
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A Millville woman said Monday that a man fired a pistol at her and then threw the gun at her before locking her in the bathroom for several hours, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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"While labels may be more facile, they are not accurate." The AP's executive editor writes that the organization (whose guidelines apply directly to its own writers but are very influential at other news outlets) is trying to eschew labeling people...
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About eight o'clock this morning there were three -- count 'em three -- RPD motorcycle units aggressively enforcing the new Caltrans turn lanes at Market and Tehama streets. All of us old timers need to pay attention and follow the...
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A man who was hit by a car while riding his bicycle in Red Bluff Monday has died, police said.
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When Girls Inc.'s Natalie Peterson talks about some of the girls she teaches empowerment skills to, she carefully describes them as “kind of a rough group of girls.” They curse. Many are experienced with drugs and drinking. As sophomores, they risk failing to graduate. Last year when Peterson, Executive Co-Director for
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About 20 horses were "running amok" this morning on Old Oregon Trail at Old Alturas Road, dispatchers said.
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Here’s a rare residential income property you can buy using the government’s Homepath financing. “Nice duplex in Lake California, both units have 2 bdrms and 1 bath each and are approximately 754sf. Units are separated by the garages which are 1 car each. Community pool
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An El Cerrito man turned himself in on Monday for the 2012 theft of $1.3 million in gold, jewelry and artifacts from the Siskiyou County Superior Court House, deputies said, but it’s unlikely the county will see any of its legendary treasure again.
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Out showing a home in the west hills looking over a Spring cloud Redding evening skyline lends an uncommon perspective to otherwise familiar landmarks. From here, the Diestlehorst, Rail Trestle, and Sundial bridges become neighbors. Click to enlarge a bit.
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A yellow Ford Focus crashed near the cross of Highway 299 and Interstate 5 this morning, and the wreck may have been medically related.
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Femme de Joie only dined twice at Doc Clearie's Skyroom, once on the occasion of her high school graduation and again a few years later for a reason she can't recall now. She remembers nothing whatsoever about the meal itself; her memory of the restaurant does not match the above postcard of the interior of [...]
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Forecasters say today will be a warm, sunny day in Redding. The high is expected to reach 76 degrees under mostly sunny skies, while tonight's low will be about 49 degrees. Expect very similar conditions on Wednesday.
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SHASTA LAKE —The City Council today will weigh approving a pair of items intended to bring a planned Native American Cultural Resource Center closer to completion.
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A group of Redding Electric Utility upper-level professionals wants to bargain for their salaries and benefits, and tonight the City Council will consider whether to certify the newly-formed bargaining unit.
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How little respect does the state’s enterprise zone program enjoy?
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Starting with the day in January 1848 when gold flakes and nuggets first turned up at Sutter’s Mill northeast of Sacramento, California has seen plenty of economic miracles, each focused in a different part of the state.
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Monday March 25 our congressman was a speaker at the Redding Tea Party town hall meeting. There was quite the commotion made about this and why the media was asked not to film everything, and there were some untrue things said about the way the Tea Party organizers handled the situation.
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The following are some pertinent facts gleaned from a March 28 CNN article about information gathered during the police investigation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
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I am amused when I hear that smaller government is better government. I hear conservatives say the Departments of Education and Energy should be eliminated. We are told spending less money will improve our economy.
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1913: Joe McGuffin and George Robertson of Red Bluff, with three hounds, made a big record during in March by killing 12 California lions, 14 bobcats, three bears and two coyotes. The aggregate bounty from the county and state is $414.
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In 1886, gas lights were used in Shasta County. The Shasta County courthouse was one of the original users of gas light. In 1890, electric lights were installed in the courthouse. It called for a big celebration. People came from...
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It's been a pretty dry spring so it was very welcome when spring rains came in last week and have lasted on and off. Even though it's going to make stuff grow like crazy, the stuff I've been trying to cut down (in particular the blackberries gone wild), it cleans the air. The pollen has been off the charts and both Gary and
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Anderson High product Cheridan Hawkins is already setting records for the University of Oregon's softball program.
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The Enterprise High baseball team beat Whittier 5-4, and then Troy 5-3 at the Lions Tournament in Anaheim on Monday.
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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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A small group of people speaking out against animal cruelty practices took to the curb outside the Redding Walmart store for about an hour Monday with a giant inflatable pig.
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A pair of Redding men made it to the final round of an upcoming episode of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.”
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A wreck on Highway 273 near Buenaventura Boulevard sent at least four people, including two small children, to a local hospital Monday afternoon, police said.
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Weather forecasters are predicting early April showers later this week, though Redding still has to catch up from a drier-than-average March.
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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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