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April 27th, 2013

A California Highway Patrol officer has shot one person several times at the Indian Creek Mobile Home & RV Park in Douglas City in Trinity County.
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Shasta County sheriff's detectives say an apple helped cause a fight Saturday morning between two Happy Valley men over a woman that left them both with head wounds.
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A woman allegedly attacked another woman with a knife this evening on the 22000 block of Lake Blvd., said deputies with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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Allergies rob Annette Osborne and her husband of a good night's sleep, but they use the time to catch up, watch some videos and sneak in some pancakes.
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Trees are long gone, and the garden calls for change. Plastic tubing has long been a standby and keeps the garden watered and brings domestic peace.
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm 16, sharing a room with my 13-year-old sister because our single-parent mom can't afford otherwise. My sister snooped, found my hidden condoms and now she's blackmailing me.
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While completing an application this week for membership in a professional organization, I encountered at least a half dozen options for my preferred form of address title. Not surprisingly, Ma'am was not among the choices. The M word is decidedly part of our verbal etiquette when dealing with others but not common as a sel
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Luckily, many games not classified as educational can impart some great skills, all in the course of fun. Here are some of the surprising skills my son has picked up from games he really shouldn't have been playing.
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"The Man Who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plant to Save the Planet," by journalist and science writer Jim Robbins, details the work of David Milarch, a Michigan tree nursery owner. In 1992, Milarch co-founded Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, a nonprofit whose mission is to "collect, propagate and
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Estate planning is a task we tend to put-off because discussion of "the end" tends to be off-putting. However, those who leave this world without their financial affairs in good order risk leaving their heirs some significant problems along with their legacies.
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Dive back into summer at this free event at the Redding Aquatic Center from 5 to 7 p.m. May 24. Join us as we celebrate National Safe Boating Week with our lifejacket giveaway, swim lesson evaluations, and kayaking demonstrations. Also, family and individual season passes are on sale now at the Redding Recreation office.
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Q: I am a conservation advocate and an avid wildlife photographer. Over the past several years, I have been photographing birds and landscape views of Southern California's wildlife areas. I am interested in expanding this documentation with video, and in particular aerial video taken from a remote-controlled electric helic
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You don't get much compensation for being a campground host. But the perks can be pretty nice. Just ask Ken Carlson, 76, who until last year was the host at Sims Flat Campground, 40 miles north of Redding. He was there for eight seasons.
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The 20th annual Gathering of the Tears will be held at Antlers RV Park and Campgrounds May 1-5. The event brings together fans and owners of tiny Teardrop trailers.
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Memorial Day weekend travelers near the Santa Cruz Mountains can visit Felton to watch the South rise again and subsequently fall again. The 32nd Civil War Battles and Encampment re-enactment kicks off May 25, six miles from Santa Cruz at Roaring Camp Railroads. This historic town runs trains with 1880s steam engines daily:
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Your computer's monitor can make or break your ability to work comfortably, enjoy high-quality media and efficiently manage multiple processes simultaneously.
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Gilda Caldecott and James Payne, both of Redding, were married on April 20, 2013, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Redding. Pastor Joshua Cannelora officiated. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Amanda Chibante of Gold Beach, Ore. The groom is the son of Sheila Bomar of Tehachapi.
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Bob and Naida Rohrbach of Redding celebrated their 50th anniversary on April 20, 2013. They were married on April 20, 1963, at First Christian Church in Portland, Ore. The couple moved from Redmond, Ore., in 1983. Bob retired from the heavy equipment industry in 2000. Naida worked at Rodway Chevrolet in payroll; she retire
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Grace Holum celebrated her 100th birthday at the Vistas Assisted Living Residence on April 12 with the residents and staff. Mayor Rick Bosetti presented her with a Certificate of Recognition and the Riverside Chorus serenaded her with favorite tunes. On April 13 she continued the celebration with family and friends at a
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Dear Debt Adviser, In the aftermath of my divorce and unemployment in 2009, I was unable to keep up with payments on about $9,000 of credit card debt. Eventually, I settled for about $4,500. Now, when I look at my credit report, the account is shown as closed, and that I settled the account for less than the full amount. Bu
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Kristen Eger and Michael Curtis, both of Emeryville, are engaged to be married on Oct. 5, 2013, at Tierra Oaks in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Sandy Eger of Martinez and Emil Eger of Fairfield. She is a 2003 graduate from College Park High School in Martinez, and a 2007 graduate of Chico State University wi
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Expressions Skincare and Makeup offers skin care and makeup artistry services.
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In 1913: A mining deal of considerable importance was completed when H.O. Cummins purchased the Mount Shasta mine. This was the property about six miles west of the old town of Shasta. Mount Shasta Mine was the heaviest shipper of gold quartz ores to Keswick before the smelter closed down.
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We really enjoyed pedaling around the Park Marina area with no cars around today, courtesy of ShastaLivingStreets.org and Rader Traffic Control. The neighborhood presents an entirely different perspective by bike.
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Dave Scott, president of the Shasta Historical Society, e-mails an update on Thursday eve's successful fundraiser at Turtle Bay Exploration Park: Marc.................We had a great turnout for our "Taste of History" Fundraiser. As it turned out we had two groups...
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North Korea announced Saturday that an American detained for nearly six months is being tried in the Supreme Court on charges of plotting to overthrow the government, a crime that could draw the death penalty if he is convicted.
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Scott's reply to yesterday's blog: Hey Marc, I don't know what data the US Bureau of Reclamation cites when deciding how much water it can release from the dams for fish and how much it must divert for agricultural and...
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On Tuesday April 23rd, 2013 I hosted a one-hour, live special edition of In a North State Garden to accompany Northstate Public Radio's spring membership drive theme: "The Roots of Tomorrow". My program focused on how "The Best Roots of Tomorrow Start with the Best Seeds - Exploring the Critical Importance of Seeds". As a [
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A street fair and benefit concert for the Douglas City Soup Kitchen is today at the town’s fire hall.
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Simpson University will graduate more than 200 students today.
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Redding will experience temperatures hovering near 90 this weekend under sunny skies. Today's high will be around 88, according to the National Weather Service. At night, temperatures will cool down to around 55 before heating back up to 91 Sunday.
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It’s only April, but the dry year means it’s already fire season in parts of parched Southern California.
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My favorite quote of the year (so far) came in a Feb. 27 Record Searchlight article about a rally at Anselmo Vineyards emceed by KCNR owner and radio talk show host Carl Bott:
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The projected second good year for Klamath fall chinook salmon is good news. But the rush by some to declare that two good runs means salmon are out of danger is just not true.
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The front page of the Record-Searchlight on Wednesday tells of two bills in the California Legislature. One establishes the “rights” of the homeless and the other lists the restrictions of drones.
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Say the names Ricky Ray or Brody Angley in this town, and most people will get what the conversation’s about.
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The Red Hawks are wounded, but still alive.
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RED BLUFF — Every year pros from all over Northern California brace themselves for one of the most menacing two rounds of golf of the summer.
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Babe Ruth fueled his baseball career with hot dogs and beer.
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The Liberty Hill Christian Church is hosting activities today and Sunday as part of the Freedom Riders 16th annual Jubilee Campout in Cottonwood.
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A proposal to expand Highway 273 from four to six lanes between Canyon Road and Bonnyview Road in Redding is in the works, according to a California Department of Transportation study that is ready for public review.
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It’s the pits.
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DUNSMUIR — After four days of silence, former councilmen Nick Mitchell and Chris Raine said Friday “endless lawsuits” — including threats of future legal action — from the city’s ex-mayor forced their resignations.
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A 17-year-old Redding boy accused of stabbing his father to death earlier this month is not mentally competent to stand trial, say two court-appointed psychologists.
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After several years at its Twin View Boulevard headquarters, Redding manufacturer Op-Test is on the move.
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The Anderson Police Department Friday released the identity of a suspect who allegedly led police on a chase in which an officer suffered a concussion.
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The dining room was full again Friday at the Good News Rescue Mission.
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A motorcyclist was taken to Mercy Medical Center after crashing near the intersection of Old Oregon Trail and Lois Lane on Friday night.
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Since it looks as though the last days of frost are gone (although I have been wrong one other time), I thought it would be a good time to talk about transplanting and moving plants around for better spacing. I had the two nicest ladies come and get some starts this week, so Sara and Becky, I hope this helps you both and a
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Q. I was told I need check valves and filters on my sprinkler system, to avoid back siphoning into our drinking water. Is this true?
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This week in How Does Your North State Garden Grow, Betty Doty of Redding shares her story about her no-work gardening system.
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In 1913: Tramps going through Millville and begging for food had better eat what was set before them, else they were in danger of being arrested for insanity and taken to the county jail in Redding. Walter Scharsch, 14-year-old son of pioneer Ignatius Scharsch, ran away from home and went to the home of Mrs. Ben Davis in Mi
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So what exactly is urbanite? Answer: Broken pieces of concrete slabs. Yes, somebody named this cheap and useful material so coveted in haute green design. Considering the environmental benefits of permeable paving and the high cost of stone, reusing old slabs is the best way to create a new walk or patio for pennies.
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Dianne Pidde used to have fabric and quilting projects spread "all over the house," she said. No longer. Now, when Pidde wants to home in on her hobby, she walks a few steps out the back door to the quilting studio she had built last year in her Arden Hills, Minn., backyard.
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The Anderson Police Department has released the identity of a suspect who allegedly led police on a chase in which an officer suffered a concussion.
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The Board on this day made brief reference to the very controversial State Recovery Area fee to support Cal Fire. The Board has taken positions opposing the fire fee, most recently objecting to the implementation of the state law requiring that the owners of every habitable structure in areas that are within the State Respo
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Campredding is once again our winner! Congratulations to Campredding for coming up with the correct answer at 10:02 a.m. - it's a root cellar across Clear Creek. Thanks everyone for playing. And a big thank you to Ortega's Mexican Restaurant...
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Police say a woman is in custody after she allegedly attacked an employee at a Redding business and later a corrections officer today.
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A massive, partly fossilized egg laid by a now-extinct elephant bird has sold for more than double its estimate at a London auction.
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DUNSMUIR — After four days of silence, former councilmen Nick Mitchell and Chris Raine said today “endless lawsuits” — including threats of future legal action — from the city’s ex-mayor forced their resignations.
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The dining room was full again Friday at the Good News Rescue Mission.
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The Red Hawks are moving on to the semifinals. With a decisive 5-0 win over sixth-seeded Biola, the No. 2 Simpson University team moved on in the NAIA West Regional quarterfinals this afternoon in Irvine.
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    I had a conversation with Randy Reed this week and gathered a few fascinating facts about this very insightful teacher. Reed has been teaching at Shasta College since 1999, he looks at Earth systems science as a way to travel into the past, not only to discover, but to learn. As a teacher he p
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In his interesting piece this morning reporter Damon Arthur quotes a Bureau of Reclamation official on why there won't be special water releases for young Chinook salmon. Ridiculously dry is right. I'll see if I can get former Record Searchlight...
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What is that opening across the creek? What is the name of the creek? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win the prize plus an award certificate with...
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In an announcement that SECO Manufacturing's parent company, Trimble, is buying a Belgian drone company, we get some of the flavor of what their private-sector uses are: Easy to use and flexible, UAVs provide users the ability to create orthophotos...
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The surviving Boston Marathon bombings suspect has been released from a civilian hospital and transferred to a federal medical detention center in central Massachusetts.
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Just a teaser, for now. This fantastic Redding Luxury Home with a Pebble Tec pool will hit the MLS in the next day or so. Click to slightly expand the image. It’s beautiful! Pacific Heights is a truly lovely R
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This Post was submitted by Arthur check out his site at http://humor-video.com/video/116/this-biker-almost-died That is the exact reason they stop on the SIDE of the road. Must have been hard for that truck to see EVERYONE stopped and waiting. Bad driver. That is the exact reason they stop on the SIDE of the road. Mus
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I guess, more or less safely. Gary is getting over some sort of bug, and me, I took a tumble last night but have little if any serious damage. My right hand hurts, though.Beautiful the last few days, raining today. I've taken approximately 5,922,807 photos so far. I won't make you sit through all of them, though
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Some familiar local landmarks seen, though I’d not jump. Would you? With thanks to blogger Marc Beauchamp for bringing this video to my attention. Water features and gravity just mutually attract. It’s Really Redding.
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Well, not quite in Gold Hills yet. They still need to connect both ends of Hope Lane. But then it will be a Gold Hills Golf home, just short ways from the clubhouse. If you are looking specifically for a home in the highly desirable Gold Hills Neighborhood, we keep a current list of them at:
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I can't believe it's been a year! A year since my last 'Favorite Songs' playlist. In fact, I went back today and checked, and it's been exactly one year to the day since I last compiled a favorite songs playlist. Well, I've been kind of busy. But I was inspired to compile today's list because [...]
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The weekend will bring temperatures in the high 80s and, on Saturday, a high of 87. The National Weather Service is predicting a high near 87 today under sunny skies. At night, temperatures will fall to around 53. Saturday will have a high near 87 while Sunday will be a warmer 88.
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Public television keeps a few precious flowers blooming in the vast wasteland of commercial television — but are north state residents ready to keep that garden flourishing?
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Clare Boothe Luce liked to say that “a great man is one sentence.” Presidents, in particular. The most common “one sentence” for George W. Bush (whose legacy is being reassessed as his presidential library opens) is: “He kept us safe.”
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A funny thing happened to me on my trip to the state capital on Monday: I actually met my assemblyman.
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Monday’s letter by Diane Hawthorne is interesting: “Senator’s cowardice makes me ashamed (to be a Democrat).” I wonder if you were equally ashamed and appalled when the same senators voted in Obamacare against overwhelming outcry against that legislation by the American public.
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I refuse to believe that the decision of so many senators to retire has anything to do with the Washington invasion of total transparency.
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After 35 years of marriage, four children and nine grandchildren, my husband got the middle-age crazies. When I divorced him, I was awarded his Navy insurance. When he passed away in 2012, the Navy gave his insurance to his new wife.
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I read an article on happiness busters. There sure are a lot of them out there. You awaken with plans to have a really great day, ready to go, go, go.
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K.C. Toombs made sure he will always remember senior night.
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Anderson High baseball is finding the right balance at the right time.
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The final push for the playoffs is here for prep baseball and softball.
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Quietly, but powerfully, the Simpson University softball team continued to thrive this year.
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Shasta High’s boys golf team clinched the outright Sac River League title at Gold Hills Golf Course on Thursday.
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Simpson University’s nursing students don’t blend in. They’re known as the Black Ninjas because of the dark scrubs they wear and have earned a reputation among other students for cafeteria conversations that get a bit graphic.
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The Unlimited Vehicle and Equipment Show and Swap Meet will go from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Shasta College east parking lot.
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An early Thursday chase of a theft suspect resulted in a head injury to an Anderson police officer and the lockdown and cancelation of classes at Happy Valley Elementary School.
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Several trails and some roads around Whiskeytown Lake will be closed Saturday during the Lemurian Shasta Classic mountain bike race.
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A pair of rock slides Wednesday killed two Caltrans workers who were removing rocks from a hillside above Highway 96 near Happy Camp in Siskiyou County, a state Department of Transportation spokeswoman said Thursday.
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Despite one group’s call to send more water down the Sacramento River, the six million young Chinook salmon beginning their journey to the Pacific Ocean this week are not getting any relief from a dry water year.
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A former ice cream shop will soon become Redding’s second microbrew tap house.
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Shanon Essex has finally found a useful purpose for the huge 1,500-watt light bulb he has been hauling around for the past 25 years.
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Call it the squeeze from the budget cuts known as the sequester or this year’s preference for bigger federal allocations to a select few.
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Shasta County may be the second in the state to put local offenders to work in fire camps rather than the county’s jail or alternative custody programs.
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A 10-woman, two-man Shasta County jury Thursday convicted an admitted gang member of murdering an Oakland man near Anderson City Hall in 2011.
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Kids stay free.
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This weekend is jam-packed with activities for pet lovers, bicyclists, "Fiddler on the Roof" fans and those who want to enjoy a trip back to the speakeasy era. Find out about even more.
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American Cancer Society seeks volunteers for its Road to Recovery program.
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Benjamin Swasey was one of the first to arrive at Shasta in 1849 when it was still known as Reading's Upper Springs. Later that year, he moved to Lower Springs and began building his businesses. He settled at Lower Springs in 1853, filed a land claim for 160 acres, and built a merchandise store and the Swasey Hotel.
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In 1913: H.H. Noonan left for a tour of Dedrick, Junction City and East Fork to collect mineral specimens. Noonan had been recently appointed by the board of supervisors to collect specimens of Trinity's ores, which would be exhibited at the mining conference the following month in Redding. Trinity Center, Lewiston, Carrvil
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Two words: Leave early. Caltrans just announced that it will begin work on the next phase of the Buckhorn Summit straightening project this coming Monday Monday, May 6. And the agency warns to expect delays of 40 to 60 minutes...
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Loyce Kinzel, Redding
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Phyllis Tucker, Redding
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Just heard from Lori Martin, supervising ranger at Shasta State Historic Park. She was unamused by the recently posted YouTube video (see above) of two young men "free running" in the Gold Rush-era ruins. Her e-mail: Marc, thank you...
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A 10-woman, two-man Shasta County jury Thursday convicted an admitted gang member of murdering an Oakland man near Anderson City Hall in 2011.
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Firefighters quickly contained a vegetation fire that broke out in Montgomery Creek today.
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Interesting piece of legislation introduced this week by a bipartisan pair of California congressman, including the north state's own Rep. Doug LaMalfa. From UT San Diego: The Child Protection Act of 2013, or Hazel's Law, would remove a requirement that...
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Classic Wal-Mart customer. This lady appears to be spun out of her mind but at least she is paying everyday low prices. Stay off the drugs kids! The post Lady On Drugs at Wal-Mart appeared first on D
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A pair of rock slides Wednesday killed two Caltrans workers who were removing rocks from a hillside above Highway 96 near Happy Camp in Siskiyou County, a state Department of Transportation spokeswoman said today.
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Once Shasta College’s baseball team was out to a comfortable lead, Coach Brad Rupert started throwing in the sophomores for one last bit of action Wednesday as the Knights trounced the Lassen Cougars 11-1 in game one of a two-game consolation series with Lassen in the Golden Valley Conference. Mike Nowak was
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On Friday, April 12, sociology instructor Heather Wiley co-hosted a movie screening in room 802 at Shasta College. The movie shown was “Dancing Salmon Home,” an engaging documentary about the Winnemem Wintu tribe. The film chronicled their fight to preserve the Chinook Salmon of Shasta County and their trip to N
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This morning I awoke from a dream that I was among the mob that stormed the Bastille.   We were taking it apart brick by brick. I have wondered throughout the day why I would have such a dream.  Is my subconscious a little “riled up” beyond my routine disapproval of royal policies?  Perhaps it is [...]
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Do you perhaps have videos, pictures, or audio that you would like to share with Daily Dump? We are looking for hilarious, outrageous, crazy content to share with the world. If you happen to be a local yocal here in the North State we would love to see what you have to share. Feel free… The post
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World Parental Alienation DayApril 25, 2013
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A Colombian police officer was in the right place at the exact second a man decided to end his life by jumping in front of an oncoming Metro train. The officer pulls the man to safety and the man is given a second chance at life. Police Save Suicidal Man From Train At Last Second!… The post
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Police this morning called off a search in Happy Valley for a burglary suspect who led officers on a chase from central Anderson to Benji Lane off Happy Valley Road before crashing his van and running into thick brush, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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“Theeeey’re heeeere….” -Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist In 1982 a Poltergeist crawled from a static-filled television screen to terrorize a family. Times have changed. Now TV is 24/7, and you can watch it on your cell. The Portal to Evil is now portable, and our phones are possessed. Proof? The demons start wit
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High school boys will compete at noon today in a Sacramento River League golf meet at the Gold Hills Golf and Country Club in Redding.
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The winds of the first half of the week will taper off today, but expect warmer temperatures in the mid-80s, according to the National Weather Service. The high will hover around 85 under sunny skies. At night, temperatures will fall to around 56. Friday will be a warm 86 with light winds.
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For a textbook example of liberal good intentions gone mad, it would be hard to do better than the “Homeless Bill of Rights” advancing through the state Legislature.
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The bomber went to prom.
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It’s April, it’s national poetry month, but here’s what I’d suggest — that we have poetry year or poetry century or poetry millennium. Where else but poetry, after all, are we going to find an echo asking a shadow to dance, queried the poet Carl Sandburg. Oh, excuse me. This is a newspaper colu
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The fire personnel who authorize controlled burns that are constantly getting out of control should have to pay for resources to put them out.
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Shasta High’s “Phantom of the Opera” is such a massive undertaking, even the venue—the stately David Marr Auditorium—has gotten into the act.
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I always thought Chevy’s Fresh Mex was an institution in Redding. One day, however, it up and closed. Who would have thunk it?
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Happy anniversary, Damburger! This year my favorite burger place turns 75.
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Artist Jessica Roesneris of Wild Iron is new to welding. Roesneris was terrified when she began the Shasta College welding program in 2012, but instantly fell in love. Within a couple weeks she had joined the weld club and had started a project that would change her life forever: an ornamental gate for Sequoia Middle School
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Once again the Obama administration is whitewashing an act of terror by Mirandizing the surviving Boston bomber.
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Surrounded by jeans and silhouettes bearing startling statistics, three women shared their stories of violence, abuse and rape with around 70 people at the downtown Atrium on Wednesday night.
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Foothill High track and field swept Shasta in a Sac River League meet at home in Palo Cedro on Wednesday, highlighted by a crucial day for Davis Kepon.
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There's a reason the third-place soccer match at the World Cup gets forgotten.
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They may not have tattoos, wear oversized baggy pants, make certain hand gestures or tag walls when no one is looking.
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DUNSMUIR — Just two days after Nick Mitchell and Chris Raine quit the City Council, it remains unclear how the council can proceed, if at all, in the face of their resignations.
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Cruze Thru at the corner of Highway 299 and Deschutes Road recently opened the Phillips 76 portion of its business.
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A Shasta County jury will begin deliberations today in the murder trial of an admitted gang member who confessed to fatally stabbing an Oakland man near Anderson City Hall in 2011.
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LAS VEGAS — A former Redding man who’s a University of California, Berkeley law student accused of beheading an exotic bird at a Las Vegas Strip resort is headed to trial on felony charges that could get him up to eight years in prison and jeopardize his legal career, authorities told The Associated Press Wednesday.
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Redding public TV station KIXE Channel 9 is racing to raise $250,000 it needs to land a matching federal grant that helps pay the station’s bills.
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Home values in Shasta County shot up 26 percent in March, the largest year-over-year bounce since the days of the housing bubble.
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A retired Redding police dog who served on the force for seven years has died.
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In 1913: A keg of dynamite powder and 35 sticks of dynamite were stolen from the Southern Pacific Co. magazine at the Upton gravel pit. The discovery was made when excavating crew members went to work in the morning and they immediately notified the Dunsmuir office.
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Two Caltrans employees were killed Wednesday while removing rocks from a hillside above Highway 96 near Happy Camp in Siskiyou County, the state Department of Transportation said.
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Think of it as the "stealth sweetener." It's more addictive than plain old-fashioned table sugar and, according to studies, more fattening and more hazardous to our health. And, as I learned at a recent conference, the average American consumes a startling 63 pounds of it each year.
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More kids and adults are abusing prescription drugs. Be sure to keep them in a safe place and teach kids about the dangers of such drugs. Have unwanted medication? Safely dispose of it at an event this Saturday.
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Aging parents can be a source of pride to their adult children when their elders are alert and active. Unfortunately, age related illnesses often cause parents to depend on their children for care. Roles become reversed. This is a confusing time to shift orientation from the self sufficient parent who guided and supported
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Little Rhode Island is one of the most lop-sidedly Democratic states in the union. Its Republicans make California's look downright powerful. And yet the politics of the state plainly break down very differently than they do in California. Check out...
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If you happen to recognize your son in this YouTube video, don't tell your health insurance carrier....
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Eleven firefighters, commended by their bosses and peers, will be honored Thursday by The Exchange Club of Redding.
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When Channel 9 programs first flickered across black-and-white television stations in the north state 49 years ago, the focus was schools.
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Red Bluff residents Melinda and Robert Richardson went on unique dates during the past 16 months. Instead of going to dinner or a movie, they commuted to Redding most Thursday nights to attend class through Simpson University’s ASPIRE degree-completion program.
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The Washington Post shadows Dillie Nerios in Florida. Excerpt: Nerios's job to enroll at least 150 seniors for food stamps each month, a quota she usually exceeds. Alleviate hunger, lessen poverty: These are the primary goals of her work. But...
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U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa is weighing in on the 2014 race shaping up for the 3rd Assembly District, announcing his endorsement of fellow Republican James Gallagher over Ryan Schohr.
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A retired Redding police dog who served on the force for seven years has died.
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I don't know if high-profile endorsements mean much to the typical voter, but along with Rep. Wally Herger, Congressman Doug LaMalfa has backed Sutter County Supervisor James Gallagher to replace Dan Logue in the Sacramento Valley Assembly district that includes...
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Budget Travel lists Weaverville among "some of the most gorgeous parks and small towns you've never heard of' here. The relevant excerpt: Weaverville, California You expect certain trappings in any Gold Rush town. A saloon, a main street, maybe a...
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On a sunny Saturday, Shasta College track and field coach Pete Giachetti was so busy running the Shasta Invitational that he said he didn’t even get to see most of his athletes compete. To his astonishment, both the Men’s and Women’s track teams edged out Butte College on Saturday for the overall
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Riverside County, Southern California Public Radio reports has become the first to sign a deal with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to send locally sentenced inmates to the state inmate fire camps. The move solves a problem for...
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They were a popular historic landmark for over a hundred years and marked the location of the 1849 Gold Rush town of Lower Springs. Benjamin Swasey planted them in front of his hotel in approximately 1853. Lower Springs was once...
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In the amazing YouTube video I blogged yesterday. Parkour (aka PK) or "freerunning" at Wikipedia.org. Excerpt: Practitioners aim to move quickly and efficiently through their environment using only their bodies and their surroundings to propel themselves, negotiating obstacles in between....
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We helped Bill and Susan find a nice condo in Redding. There aren’t all that many condos for sale in Shasta County, but we were able to help them find a great home. We think they got a terrific deal on it. We helped him change out the doorlock hardware, which we always recommend. You never know who has a key to the
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We love cilantro. And the Cilantro neighborhood of Hacienda Heights.
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Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti will put the spotlight on gang awareness and prevention at a town hall meeting tonight.
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National Weather Service forecasters expect another windy day today in Redding, though the wind should die down while warm temperatures will stick around. Temperatures will reach into the mid-80s today under sunny skies. Northerly winds up to 17 mph are possible, with gusts reaching 23 mph. At night, things will co
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The Shasta Women’s Refuge and Family Justice Center will host “Take Back the Night” tonight.
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Here are two of the top local sports contests today.
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It started so innocently, with a friend's seemingly simple question: What's the history of the little A-frame building on Athens Avenue in the location of the now-closed Coffee Creek Cafe? I reached deep into my memory bank, way back into the '60s and '70s, and thought it was Mr. Swiss. But I wasn't sure, so I posed t
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Building the Sacramento River Trail and its array of offshoots reaching into surrounding neighborhoods might be the smartest thing the people of Redding have ever done for themselves.
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Britain’s late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher said it all when she wrote that the world has “never ceased to be dangerous,” but the West has “ceased to be vigilant.”
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I’m holding back crying, but I have to write to you. I’m 85 years old and for years have ridden the senior bus simply by calling for a time to pick me up. I have to use a walker, so the driver would fold it up and put it on the bus.
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I feel that we already are being seen from overhead. Have you looked at Google Maps? I see my home, property and vehicles when I look at these maps.
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I am disturbed by all the rhetoric about gun violence in the past few months. The initiation of force is evil. Focusing on guns implies that it is alright to massacre first-graders if you use a sword, as is the fad in China.
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PALO CEDRO — When Foothill and Pleasant Valley baseball meet up these days, it evokes images from “The Natural.”
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PALO CEDRO — Red Bluff High’s softball team has built a formula for success this season unlike years past.
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What have you done for the past nine years? If you are Mike Haworth, you’ve coached 803 varsity games — by far the most of any coach in the Northern Section.
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University Prep's baseball team extended its nine-game winning streak with a 14-2 five-inning win over Los Molinos on Tuesday.
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University Prep's baseball team extended its nine-game winning streak with a 14-2 five-inning win over Los Molinos on Tuesday.
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After being amended to satisfy objections from the American Civil Liberties Union, a bill that seeks to set statewide restrictions on the civilian use of drones was approved by the Assembly Public Safety Committee on Tuesday.
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Redding School of the Arts is one four schools in California and 64 in the nation honored this week as Green Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.
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Redding police have identified a man who allegedly broke into a home on Sunnyhill Lane Saturday.
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Authorities say an impaired big rig driver rolled his truck, which was hauling propane, on northbound Interstate 5 at Bowman Road Tuesday morning, forcing them to shut down the freeway.
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Less than two months after it launched, Redding Merchants Crime Watch’s organizer said the anti-panhandling campaign is beginning to pay off.
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A 24-year-old man who reported being shot at Monday recanted an earlier story Tuesday, leading sheriff’s detectives to a different suspect in the case.
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The second annual Downtown Wine Walk will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday in Redding.
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Of the 50 parks in Redding, four will be getting play equipment in the next few weeks, in time for summer play.
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A vegetation fire burned one outbuilding Monday as it expanded across seven acres before being contained, firefighters said.
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Police say reports of a vehicle hitting a man, who may have just robbed or stolen from a nearby business, were unfounded.
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The office of state Sen. Jim Nielsen, a harsh critic of the state's prison realignment measures, says a package of bills to fix realignment's worst problems have died in committee. Faced with mounting evidence and the testimonies of crime victims...
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Justice Department laid out its case in a lawsuit against Lance Armstrong on Tuesday, saying the cyclist violated his contract with the U.S. Postal Service and was "unjustly enriched" while cheating to win the Tour de France.
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The Record Searchlight is starting a new feature, "What's Your Favorite Way to..." that will let you share your favorite way to prepare a certain dish or ingredient. Responses will be printed in the Food section and online at Redding.com. This week: What's your favorite way to prepare chicken?
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In 1913: The Kennett lodge and Kennetta lodge, Rebekah degree I.O.O.F., would hold a joint meeting the following Thursday night in honor of the anniversary of the Odd Fellows lodge.
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Foothill hosts Pleasant Valley this evening in a prep baseball game.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park is offering a new delectable fundraising event called Natural Indulgence. Chefs who will provide the food for the event share their recipes with our readers.
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Priceless is how Kent Pfrimmer describes the publicity he has received since surveillance video of a burglar trying, and failing, to break into his Redding store went viral last month.
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Rowdy Parker McClenon of Anderson captured first place in Chico's Silver Dollar Speedway Championship Wingless Sprint Car Race.
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The Red Bluff softball team is playing Foothill this afternoon.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES UPPER HAT CREEK — Opens Saturday. DFW always does a great job with plants here including some huge brook trout. Rim Rock Ranch said there are great water conditions here. Worms, eggs, and spinners should all work well. Some small stone fly hatches
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Security patrols at South City Park softball games and River Trail volunteer ambassadors are great ideas, but how do we dig deeper to get at the roots of crime? The Washington Post offers 12 methods. Some would only have effects...
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The SacBee reports on the numbers here. Excerpts: The grim statistics hold true in California, with state Department of Public Health data showing that the suicide rate for people in middle age rose 30 percent by 2010. And the trend...
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Talent needed for Red Bluff Talent Showcase, presented by Elks Lodge.
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Elliott died less than three months after his daddy Raymond was paralyzed and Elliott still needs a headstone....let's help and attend a Spaghetti Fundraiser! There will be live music, raffle items, a bake sale, balloon animals, face painting and more at the event.
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Craft Beer, Fine Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting Event in Red Bluff!
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Tehama County's biggest Talent Showcase Saturday, June 1 at Red Bluff Elks Lodge.
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The Gateway Unified School District has five teachers being recognized at the KIXE-TV first annual Big Education Event on April 27.
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Firefighters contained a three-acre blaze south of Hayfork around 2:15 p.m. today.
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Redding Home Robbery Caught On Video Redding Police are asking for your help in identifying the suspect in this surveillance video. On 04/20/2013, at approximately 2:23 p.m., a residential burglary occurred on Sunnyhill Lane in the City of Redding. Approximately $2,000 worth of property was taken in a matter of minute
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Firefighters have contained a one-and-a-half-acre vegetation fire that began in the Cottonwood region this morning.
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Redding police are asking for the public's help in trying to find a man captured on a surveillance camera of burglarizing a Sunnyhill Lane home.
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Authorities are reopening northbound Interstate 5 at Bowman Road near Cottonwood this morning about two hours after a tanker truck overturned.
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Anyway, it sure looks fun. "Freerunning" in Old Shasta with a Canon 7D videocamera....
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San Francisco’s top Dardrex Productions member, CJ Thoms comes to Redding, CA, where Dardrex was founded and formed; to take on some of the town’s best fighters from Dardrex. Music from teknoaxe http://www.youtube.com/user/teknoaxe Further proof of the escalating violence in Redding, Ca. The post
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Redding firefighters today reported a blown transformer sparked a small fire along Churn Creek Road near Boulder Creek Elementary School.
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A 24-year-old man who reported being shot at Monday has recanted an earlier story, leading sheriff's detectives to a different suspect in the case.
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Here’s a beautifully appointed bank owned Country Home in the hills northeast of Redding.
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CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield performed a simple science experiment designed by grade 10 Lockview High School students Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner. The students from Fall River, Nova Scotia won a national science contest held by the Canadian Space Agency with their experiment on surface [...]The post
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Team captains have until today to register for the 2013 Bike Commute Challenge in May and still receive a promotion kit.
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National Weather Service forecasters expect more sun and wind today in Redding to complement the warm day. Winds should top 23 mph with gusts as high as 30 mph, forecasters said. The high should be about 83. Wednesday will be just as warm with less wind at about 15 mph. Thursday should be about 82 degrees. Overnight lows sh
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How hard is it to spend government money? Harder than you’d think.
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How hard is it to spend government money? Harder than you’d think.
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Normally, it’s uncomfortable at best to hear a federal judge — let alone a panel of three such jurists — thunder criticism atone from the bench.
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Normally, it’s uncomfortable at best to hear a federal judge — let alone a panel of three such jurists — thunder criticism atone from the bench.
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There seems to be some confusion about Dzhokar Tsarnaev and the subject of Miranda rights. After a career around the criminal justice system, let me clarify a couple of things.
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There seems to be some confusion about Dzhokar Tsarnaev and the subject of Miranda rights. After a career around the criminal justice system, let me clarify a couple of things.
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Boston. When it was finally over, behold the cheering crowds! As I watched my TV, in my California living room, I became a Bostonian, relieved and exuberant, cheering and clapping my hands as the Boston police made their capture of the last marathon bomber, and then made their exit, leaving an urban area safe again.
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Boston. When it was finally over, behold the cheering crowds! As I watched my TV, in my California living room, I became a Bostonian, relieved and exuberant, cheering and clapping my hands as the Boston police made their capture of the last marathon bomber, and then made their exit, leaving an urban area safe again.
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During the period from 1966 to 2011, inflation-adjusted income of the top 10 percent rose by $116,000, while that of the 90 percent grew by just $59.
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During the period from 1966 to 2011, inflation-adjusted income of the top 10 percent rose by $116,000, while that of the 90 percent grew by just $59.
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Regarding Diane Hawthorne’s Monday letter: I can think of better reasons for shame over Democratic Party leadership.
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Regarding Diane Hawthorne’s Monday letter: I can think of better reasons for shame over Democratic Party leadership.
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It’s a slower week for local sports with prep baseball and softball having their rainout weeks to compensate for last year’s busy final weeks of makeups.
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This is a very recent photo of the very famously historic Bystle House located in Shasta. It was purchased a few years ago and the new owners are restoring it back to its original grandness. The house was built in...
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Shasta College swimmers captured more than a dozen first-place finishes Friday and Saturday at the Bay Valley Conference championships at Solano Junior College.
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The City Council is down to two members as Councilman Nick Mitchell and Mayor Chris Raine resigned on Monday with no immediate explanation for why they were doing so.
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The Record Searchlight's third annual Health Care Heroes program is seeking nominations of health care professionals who have made a difference in people's lives. This program recognizes health care professionals who go above and beyond their day to day duties to truly make a major impact for a patient or a patient’s fami
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IRS warns of scams in wake of tragedy
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Not guilty plea in murder for hire case
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A second candidate, James Gallagher, on Monday announced plans to seek the 3rd Assembly District seat that will be vacated by Dan Logue at the end of next year.
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A 27-year-old Redding woman convicted last month of first-degree murder in 2010 shooting death of a Sacramento man was sentenced Monday to life in prison without parole.
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Two psychologists have determined that a Mountain Gate man accused of hacking two people to death last year was insane when he killed them, his defense attorney said Monday.
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It’s time to talk.
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Their goal is to be like guardian angels on the trail.
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Although details are incomplete, Shasta County sheriff's deputies, with the help of Redding police, are looking this evening for a suspect in a reported shooting in the Paradise Lane area.
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A Redding bicyclist shot earlier this month after allegedly trying to repeatedly punch a Redding police officer was arraigned Monday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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5/4-5/2013 SUMMIT SUPER SERIES E.T. BRACKET RACING Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman and Junior Drag Racing Slant 6 – Killer Bees, Also Test & Tune 5/11/2013 STREET LEGAL RACE IMPORTS, MOPARS & MOTORCYCLES Trophies presented to quickest two in each category Must be street lega
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In a cavernous basement below Dunsmuir's newest art gallery, Lynn Price works a hand-cranked press and sets type the old-fashioned way, lining up individual letters upside down in a composing stick.
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In 1913: Benjamin Loomis asked the county to strengthen the Cow Creek bridge for traction engines. He had one traction engine and the Northern California Power Co. had two. In addition, various farmers were buying traction engines to do their farm work. The power company wanted the bridge strengthened so it could haul machi
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In a place where two different worlds interact among nail polish and foot cream, a news bulletin heralds a changed world. We're not safe, true, but we all find our way the best we can without fear.
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See who was at what recent north state event.
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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has backed off a plan to outsource jobs and apologies to seven Klamath Basin biologists who claimed scientific misconduct.
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OK, strictly speaking it's the comment of the weekend, but I was entertained by this anecdote offered in response to Jens Sund's letter, published Saturday, protesting Forest Service road closures in Trinity County, along the South Fork. Likely being done...
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Fun for the whole family at the Whole Earth and Watershed Fesival on April 27th. Too many activities to list them all.
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Bethel Christian School presents a family-friendly musical presentation. Come see "Oracle Springs," showing May 17-18, 2013.
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A fundraiser on April 20 riased support and awareness of the North State Symphony, which continues to reach new heights. The Symphony will perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on May 12.
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After a week-long process, Matt Thacker has been fired.
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A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It’s a relief to motorists and business owners and a positive development for the economy.
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I don't think of little old Redding as a town where the rent is especially high. I still remember the $295 a month apartment I rented when I first moved to town -- OK, it was 1997, so things have...
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RED BLUFF — Police taped off a portion of the Food Maxx parking lot on Belle Mill Road and issued a voluntary evacuation order for the shopping center today after a woman left a pressure cooker outside the grocery store.
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Alright so I have added a few more local options to the poll this time but I want to know who makes the best burger in Redding, Ca. This is super important I must know. Personally I prefer the Blue Ribbon Burger at Red Robbin or the epic Double Double from In N Out but alas I must spread my wings [...]The post
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A second candidate, James Gallagher, has announced plans to seek the 3rd Assembly District seat that will be vacated by Dan Logue at the end of next year.
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Question: What is the appropriate role of religion in American political life, if any? Bahá’í teachings have a moral, spiritual and ethical character. There is an expression, “Piety ends where politics begins.” Thus we have no choice but to lay politics aside so that we may be able to safeguard our piety. I quote a
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Tehama County sheriff’s deputies are looking for information on the theft of a stereo system and other items from a vehicle parked at the Bend Bridge Boat Ramp.
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Ok, I’m not gonna lie…  I love my birthday.  I love my birthday weekend.  I love my birthday week.  I love my birthday month!   And I definitely LOVE the number 22!  So, I’m feeling extra happy today!  One month to go, and it’ll be MY day!  Mine all mine! I’m not sure what it is [̷
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In Recognizing PARENTAL and JUDICIAL ALIENATION WEEKOur Littlest Blind Bulldog Shares:The title reads, "Why Our Family Law Courts Are
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"Start with lots of money." That's the advice of one newly legal Colorado marijuana grower, as reported in this Wall Street Journal look at the thousands of (sort of, mostly) legal business involved in the trade. Surely lots of would-be...
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The late Dame Anita Roddick (founder of The Body Shop cosmetics chain) wrote of a visit to Mexico City when she was taken to Fonda Meson de Alonso, where she was promised "real Mayan cooking." The house special was a taco filled with live beetles. Roddick kept her menu firmly in front of her face [...]
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The 55-year-old Anderson woman accused of trying to hire a friend with a criminal past to kill a family member pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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It's going to be another warm and sunny day today in Redding, with a touch of wind also coming through the area. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a high of 82 degrees and wind gusts up to 20 mph for the area. The temperature will drop to 51 degrees tonight as the wind picks up slightly, gus
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When the Redding City Council was debating whether to establish an Electric Utility Commission to help set policy for REU, some of the naysayers simply thought it was a pointless waste of time and money.
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I’m going to give this another try. Everybody seems to be upset over the situation with the salmon population in the Sacramento River. All sorts of special interest groups, from environmentalists to fishing association members, to commercial fishermen, to the Department of Fish and Wildlife have put their two cents
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So you don’t think same-sex marriage would harm society?
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In response to Monday’s letter from Joe Bahlke, “Hard to lift a glass of American beer,” you don’t have to drink “foreign” American beer.
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Today I’m ashamed to be a Democrat.
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State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has me confused when he talks about military-style assault weapons.
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Universal background check is a generic term that is currently applied to guns. In its current usage it has become rather apparent that the term evokes at times vicious, erroneous and unreasonable arguments from the gun enthusiasts, the National Rifle Association’s leadership and the gun manufacturers as well as the e
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Chance and Hope were coaxed out of their kennels at Haven Humane Society on Thursday morning to be brushed, bathed and blow-dried. The two skittish dogs ended up clean and fluffy, but what probably mattered most to the former strays was being awash in kindness.
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RED BLUFF — The 92nd annual Red Bluff Round-Up came to an end at the Tehama District Fair grounds Sunday but not before a few north state cowboys earned a paycheck among the top riders in the world.
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Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Reddit are hurting journalism, argues Molly Wood, executive editor of CNET, in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing and manhunt. She proposes some voluntary guidelines here. Excerpt: If speed is the currency...
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In 1913: The Cottonwood Baptist Church was redecorated and construction of a new annex located on the west end of the church was completed.
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Well, let's see. Last time I talked to you...Friday I took Edith Ann and Coquette to the vet for their shots. Edith Ann is 18, has no teeth, and is alternatively somewhat doddery and somewhat alert, as befits an 89-year-old (see [www.calculatorca
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Data reviewed by The Sacramento Bee shows that more than two dozen departments are still using retired executives to fill some of the highest-paying positions in state government.
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..The road before them....Joe, Anastacia, and Madi. The badass team..
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Click Here to watch the complete story from EWTN (Remarkable story - Powerful) I am not a priest, that was not in God's plan for me. He did desire however, for me to be amongst the lowest ranks of clergy in the hierarchy, a deacon. I
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Only 10 more days and we will get to see Sean!
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Northern Sacramento Valley residents can expect a heat wave over the next few days, pushing temperatures into the mid- 80s, according to the National Weather Service. Today's high will reach 85 degrees under sunny skies, with winds reaching 9 to 11 mph. At night, temperatures will cool down to around 55. Monday will als
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The Kool April Nites classic car show wraps up today at the Redding Civic Auditorium.
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The Red Bluff Round-Up Rodeo concludes today at the Tehama District Fair grounds.
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When a healthy baby is born, it’s a moment like no other in life. You know what I mean if you’ve experienced it.
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It’s springtime, and that means it’s time to play ball — bringing us the smell of fresh-mown outfields, the crack of the bats, the security guards on patrol to keep transients at bay.
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Separation of church and state is an American political doctrine that, on occasion, can create soul-searching dilemmas for those who value the freedoms and rights established in the Constitution, but also try to live by the moral imperatives of their religious beliefs.
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A bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators has crafted a long-sought-after immigration bill, one that strengthens border security while offering a new pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. The bill would require proof that “high-risk border sectors” be sealed off before migrants can begin the proces
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There have been several recent articles concerning the removal of the dams on the Klamath River. What I want people who are not residents of Siskiyou County to understand is that we, the people of Siskiyou County, overwhelmingly voted to keep the dams up. What do you outsiders know about our fine county?
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It’s getting difficult to keep track of everything the Tea Party is afraid of these days.
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Curtis Knight simply repeats the big lies already told about the Klamath dams.
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Hold back your dynamite and excavators at the Klamath Basin! Talk about misinformation.
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I’ve read that the cost of personal health insurance plans is going to go up. Apparently a lot of folks who have medical problems, but were unable to get treatment, will now seek medical care and will be filing claims. Is this really such a bad thing?
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RED BLUFF — For many, rodeo is about having a light-hearted family outing.
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Elisha Valdivia Lincoln and Joey Cullis, both of Redding, are engaged to be married on June 29, 2013, at Riverview Country Club in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Cythnia and John Sutherland; and Martha and Alex Valdivia. She works as an office manager for the John Sutherland dental practice. Her fiance is th
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I went on a beautiful bike ride with my kids on the McConnell dirt trails yesterday. It was a quintessential spring day: 75 degrees, sunny, green trees and grass as far as the eye could see, and a few tiny streams meandering alongside the trails. It couldn't have been more perfect.
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm ashamed to say I was like "No Slut’s" sister. In addition to having a terrible reputation, which gave my younger sister a bad reputation, I did everything to make her life miserable. I'm mature now and have changed. I feel terrible and wish like anything to beg for forgiveness and make it up to
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There was springtime in the air. You know how it is this time of year, when the morning cool wraps around you and those certain chores that have been ignored for much too long grab you like a clamp, leaving little hope for escape.
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Alyssa Glassburn of Millville and Josh Webb of Redding are engaged to be married on June 8, 2013, at JBL Ranch in Cottonwood. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Kelly Glassburn of Millville. She is a 2009 graduate of Liberty Christian High School. She attends Chico State University with a major in communication sc
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Financial literacy is an important issue, particularly in today's economy. This week, the Redding Library celebrates Money Smart Week @ Your Library with a variety of events.
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Kimberly Anne Reynolds and John Paul Cuellar, both of Redding, are engaged to be married on June 15, 2013, at White Rock Ranch in Palo Cedro. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dan and Denise Watson of Redding. She is a graduate of Enterprise High School, and of Redding School of Cosmetology as a manicurist. She worked in
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According to a TD Ameritrade poll, 47 percent of U.S. taxpayers expect a refund this year. What do they plan to do with the money?
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If I tell you that you can make money using the Internet without leaving your PJs, you'd probably expect me to continue with a sob story about a Nigerian prince or sell you a training course to be a stay-at-home medical transcriptionist.
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Moms, need more energy? Want your belly and butt back? Come enjoy the outdoors with your little one, meet new friends and get a great workout all at once! Mighty Mommas Stroller Fitness is a rejuvenating 60-minute workout designed especially for moms or caretakers with stroller-age children.
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Irma Vorbeck closes her column's run with a heart-felt thanks to her readers.
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About 400 people came together on April 6 at the Jones Valley Campground to take part in the annual Scouting for Trees event. And the weather even cooperatedmostly.
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As quickly as winter has morphed into spring, Earth Day, April 22, is tomorrow. An estimated 1 billion people in more than 192 countries around the world will celebrate this global conversation on how to have a more positive impact on the planet.
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Q: While bow hunting for turkeys last week, I saw a flock of hens and jakes on the side of a highway and I got to wondering whether it's legal to hunt off the side of a highway. I know we can't shoot across a highway, but exactly how many yards or feet away does a bow hunter have to be?
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Craig Ballenger is known as the "Flyfishing Ambassador" at the Shasta Springs Trout Camp he hosts along the Upper Sacramento River. Ballenger cooks meals for the well-heeled folks who show up at the camp and takes them on fishing excursions. His guest list is mostly composed of those who've made major donations to Californi
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Get out those cowbells. Blue Oyster, whose classic rock staple “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” was hilariously satirized on “Saturday Night Live,” is returning to Redding’s Cascade Theatre. The godfathers of horror rock will play Redding on July 13, about five years to the day after they last came to the Cascade. Blu
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Parents arriving with their children for softball games at South City Park probably have taken note by now of the presence of security at the three fields.
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In a nod to its growing popularity, organizers have expanded the Bike Commute Challenge to two weeks.
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A Butte County rice farmer has jumped into the race for the Assembly seat state Rep. Dan Logue will vacate at the end of 2014.
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Shasta College’s softball players swept a doubleheader from Lassen on Saturday, rewarding the Knights and coach Sonny Stupek with a perfect 20-0 season in Golden Valley Conference play.
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During Northstate Public Radio's Spring Membership Drive April 19th - April 28th, 2013 there will be no regular programming of In a North State Garden. Please join in and Listen to In a North State Garden's membership drive special one-hour, live, call-in program Tuesday April 23rd from 10 am to 11 am. To complement this [.
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Dear Babe: In 1989 when I was 15, my dad and I went to an Oakland A’s game with Rick Bosetti, the former major league outfielder (and Redding mayor). Rick was able to get us into the dugout and on the field before the game during batting practice. We talked to several players but were not allowed to get autographs. Ju
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Anyone who has received a message from a friend's Facebook account urging him to click a link or "like" a page to "Win a Free iPad" or "Get a Free Starbucks Gift Card" knows that social media sites are prime targets for spam and data mining. What do you do if it's your account that's doing the spamming?
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Drive along the Humboldt coast May 25 to 27 and you may have to yield to several giant insects and Big Foot's foot. umboldt's 44th annual Kinetic Grand Championship -- formerly called the Kinetic Sculpture Race -- will be in full swing.
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Dear Debt Adviser: Collection agencies keep calling my home number asking for people who not only don't live here, but have never lived in my apartment. People show up demanding to see the person who owes money, but it is not me. The people the agency is looking for moved about five blocks away three years ago, and I gave t
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In 1913: Tehama County health officer Dr. Maggard took charge of the dog situation at Los Molinos and the fears of the people there would be allayed in regard to the rabies among the dogs. Maggard ordered the dogs to be muzzled, and placed Dr. Burnham in charge to see that the order was carried out.
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Don't know if eggs laid by free-range chickens are healthier for you but it's clear from this picture, taken last month at Dan Martin's Lazy 69 chicken ranch near Round Mountain, that his chickens can't wait to get out of...
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Firefighters said around 4:20 p.m. that an 80-acre fire burning in Ono today is a legal project burn.
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California Highway Patrol officers say fatigue caused a four-vehicle crash in Red Bluff today.
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California Highway Patrol officers are heading to a crash that involved up to five vehicles around 2:10 p.m. today.
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Its a picture perfect afternoon and evening for racing at Redding Dragstrip! Check out how much has changed over 50 years with these two videos. This one was recorded last night, Friday April 19. Click and switch to HD. And this one below courtesy of Redding’s Larry Sparman, was recorded in 1963. Filme
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Apparently so argues a three-part National Geographic special on that decade. From a New York Daily News write-up: We owe our obsession with outrageous celebrity fashion to the likes of Madonna and Cyndi Lauper, the show declares. We owe our...
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Today will bring temperatures up to around 79 under sunny skies, though winds could reach 16 mph, with gusts up to 24 mph. The National Weather Service is forecasting that nighttime hours will bring a low around 53, with winds up to 10 mph. Sunday will be sunny and warm with a high near 77 and winds up to 14 mph. Gusts
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From 8:30 to noon today, local pilots will offer free flights to children ages 8 to 17.
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FRESNO (AP) — A Fresno County judge says a jury improperly placed the lion's share of the blame for a boy's beating death at the hands of his mother's boyfriend on social workers who investigated abuse allegations but did not remove the boy from his home.
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Ever since Alicia Brookshire took her son to a monster truck rally for his second birthday, he’s had vehicles going vroom on his mind.
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So argues the Capitol Research Institute, a California-based conservative religious advocacy group. From an email: The leadership of the Boy Scouts of America appears ready to cower to the bullying of homosexual activists. In a dramatic about face from previous...
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It’s funny how what looks as normal as a sunny day in California, when you cross the state line, is suddenly a sign of encroaching tyranny.
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I’ve had a range of feelings about Turtle Bay Exploration Park over the years but this one is new — the museum’s latest exhibit makes me feel downright old.
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I suspect that no one understands post-traumatic stress disorder unless you legitimately have the condition. I sat on the edge of our bed Monday and my wife asked me why I was crying so much. I told her that I fought, as a combat soldier for many years. I did this to ensure that war, death and the horrors of war would never
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Vacationers who travel to the South Fork of the Trinity River this summer will be doing so at their peril.
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The headline “Who Did It?” regarding the Boston Marathon bombing is self-evident.
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If the governor wants money for his train, let him get it from his buddies.
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I’ve seen the anti-homeless sign. It says that alcohol and drugs keeps them on the streets longer.
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RED BLUFF — As Puff Daddy once said, he was all about the Benjamins.
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ANDERSON — It took a wild game going down to the wire for the Falcons to end their Northern Athletic League losing streak.
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Sports can't help but be an entertaining metaphor for life.
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The West Valley boys and girls track and field teams finished first at the West Valley Invite at Harrison Stadium in Oroville on Friday.
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This week is to answer Mike and Jo's questions about saving water. I use these all the time. As always email me if you have any questions, comments or homemade tips.
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St. Elizabeth Hospital in Red Bluff has achieved Healthgrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award, the care provider announced this week.
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A woman died after crashing her motorcycle into an apartment building at the corner of Victor Avenue and Bramble Lane Friday afternoon.
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This week, Cheri Beck of Redding shares images of her garden awakening in spring after the cold winter.
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Visitors to Turtle Bay Exploration Park today are asked to avoid the Auditorium Drive entrance to the park as only those attending Kool April Nites will be allowed entry, Turtle Bay officials said.
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A Weed-based construction company is suing the Lake Shastina Community Services District, its manager and board of directors alleging corruption and malice in a secretive scheme by the district to drop a contract and stop paying for a medical clinic built by the firm.
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The defense attorney for an Oregon man convicted of 10 counts of premeditated attempted murder in connection with a 2011 shootout with law enforcement officers near Dunsmuir is seeking a new trial, claiming his client did not get a fair shake.
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Storm Thorgerson is dead, of cancer, at 69. Among his creations: the iconic cover art for Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon," one of the best-selling records of all time. Here's an LA Times retrospective of some of his...
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Q. I was given three avocado seedlings. Can I grow them successfully here in Redding?
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Many of us know that large areas of native shrubbery on rural residential lots is probably fire safety enemy No. 1. Manzanita bushes are attractive to the eye, but if you value your home, they, and similar species have to be reduced to an occasional specimen plant.
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In 1913: One of the Elks' elk died on the range. Cattleman George Rutherford found the dead elk 12 miles north of Ingot. He found no bullet holes in the carcass and it was assumed the elk died a natural death. The animal was one of the 51 released recently by the Redding Elks after being transported from Montana.
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Shasta County’s unemployment rate in March declined for the second straight month.
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In the mornings I have an amazing place I go for peace, exercise and joy. It’s my garden. This is my first year participating in POP's Matson, Mowder & Howe Community Garden down near the Diestlehorst Bridge in the park. I drive there early, put on my garden shoes and go out amongst the earthworms, [...]
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RED BLUFF - A Red Bluff man was arrested after authorities say they found him in a parking lot where he was selling marijuana.
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CORNING - Law enforcement agents say they arrested a 23-year-old man after finding evidence of his growing and selling marijuana Thursday.
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"Old Rusty" correctly guessed the mystery photo at 1:11 p.m. as Cayton Valley. Our winner has won a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro. Congratulations Old Rusty! Thank you to everyone who checked in and made...
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Firefighters are heading to a trailer on fire in Anderson today.
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And we may not ever know if a more aggressive initial attack during the first 24 hours of the Waldo Canyon fire would have prevented the fire from killing two people and burning 347 homes. Not locating the fire until...
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office this afternoon confirmed a woman died after crashing her motorcycle into an apartment building off Victor Avenue in east Redding.
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The recent exhibit in the art gallery at Shasta College’s art department featured the work of Bay-area artist Rosana Castrillo Diaz. There were a wide variety of works previously exhibited in the art gallery, all works by Diaz of several different styles. Ranging from large to small, from installation to illustration,
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A substantial and vocal cadre of Redding-are residents are deeply skeptical of drones, as we've seen at the recent City Council meetings, but the state Legislature very much wants to push forward -- and indeed is urging the governor to...
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Kids Unlimited's Mt. Shasta Mall Talent Showcase provides opportunity for local kids to share their talents and have great fun while they are at it!
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Bryant Media Group, a Red Bluff based virtual Internet Marketing agency, has achieved a top 5 ranking in E-commerce SEO providers on TopSEOs.com.
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Shasta Splash Dogs a local Dock Jumping Club is hosting a Splash Dogs Competition at the Cobblestone Shopping Center in front of Happy Tails Barkery on Hartnell Ave, April 27th & 28th. Come watch the Splash dogs jumping for distance and catching some big air. Or bring your dog and its favorite floatable toy and for $
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Preschoolers and their families are invited to explore the new stage at the Redding Cooperative Preschool -- the latest addition to the Co-op's outdoor classroom space -- as enrollment for new families opens April 27.
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This year is the 6th Whole Earth and Watershed Festival, a FREE event with over 125 exhibits, food, music, RABA ride free day, and fun along Park Marina Drive. Truly something for everyone.
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So one city manager -- very much out of step with his peers -- says of CalPERS' decision to more aggressively collect money for its pension fund to make up for shortfalls. The Contra Costa Times' Daniel Borenstein's column today...
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Shasta County’s unemployment rate in March dipped to 12.5 percent from 13 percent in February, the state reported today.
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Well, the decision is not formal yet, but a spokesman tells Reuters the board will vote on that decision next month. (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America called to end a long-standing ban on openly gay members, a spokesman...
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What is the name of this long ago homesteaded valley? 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...
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Militants from Chechnya and other restive provinces in Russia's volatile North Caucasus have targeted Moscow and other areas with bombings and hostage-takings, but if it turns out that the suspects in the Boston bombings are linked to those insurgencies it would mark the first time the Russian conflict had spawned a major t
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RED BLUFF – A 35-year-old Red Bluff man is in Tehama County jail this morning after being arrested Thursday night when police said he held a woman against her will inside a Cemetery Lane trailer.
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Plus, now it has a new roof and has been painted. This one has a large yard that backs up to the Sacred Heart Parish and School. It’s marked in the MLS as less than 1/4 acre, but it&#
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“We are here to awaken from our illusion of separateness.”  Thich Nhat Hanh Sometimes when my mind tells me I have achieved a higher level of spiritual maturity, life and circumstance have a way of bringing me back to earth. For example, I love my job, which involves sitting with my clients as we identify [...]
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Cowboys will take center stage in Red Bluff this weekend as the 92nd annual Red Bluff Round-Up features a parade in downtown Red Bluff and rodeo at the Tehama District Fair grounds.
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The Kool April Nites Cruise will feature hot rods and classic cars circling the route as thousands watch the vehicles.
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Temperatures will rise to just 78 today, meaning a comfortable evening to go out and watch the Kool April Nites Cruise after a sunny day. At night, temperatures will fall to around 52, according to the National Weather Service. But Saturday will bring a high near 80 for the car show at the Redding Civic Auditorium.
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It’s an obscure accounting change, but it will cost the city of Redding and other local agencies millions of dollars — when budget cuts have already markedly curbed public services.
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Terrorism is speech — speech that gathers its audience by killing innocents as theatrically as possible. The 19th-century anarchist Paul Brousse called it “propaganda by deed.” Accordingly, the Boston Marathon attack, the first successful terror bombing in the U.S. since 9/11, was designed for maximum effe
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Kool April Nights: a gathering in celebration of the internal combustion engine — in the midst of major climate change.
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I am writing to answer a question posed by Thomas Spear. Mr. Spear asked where Evan Ebel obtained the firearm he used in two murders in Colorado and during his fatal shootout with police in Texas.
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The U.S. Postal Service is in money trouble. The way I understand it, in 2006 Congress passed some rule that requires the Postal Service to put billions of dollars aside for possible future workers’ pensions who are not working there now. This is bull. Before Congress did this, the Postal Service was doing fine.
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RED BLUFF — The back nine holes at Wilcox Oaks Golf Course have a reputation to ruin score cards, even for professional golfers.
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The game of baseball can drive perfectionists insane.
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COTTONWOOD — The Enterprise and West Valley High softball teams fought for more than third place in the Sac River League.
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The argument between the true American sport has gotten more popular over the years.
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The Shasta High boys tennis team fought back from a Tuesday loss to Red Bluff, its first in Sac River League play, to sweep Enterprise for the regular season, in a 5-4 SRL victory Thursday.
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Earlier today I was wondering why a bill to phase out lead bullets for hunting in California exempted "government officials or their agents when carrying out a mandatory statutory duty required by law. I still don't have a specific answer,...
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BloodSource seeks volunteers to assist with refreshments.
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Few people know about Rancho de Briesgau. It was directly across the Sacramento River, on the east side, from Major Reading’s Rancho Buena Ventura. It was the first Mexican land grant issued in Shasta County. Major Reading’s was the second. But the person it was issued to — William Bennitz — never moved onto it. Th
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Kool April Nites and the Red Bluff Round-Up Rodeo headline this weekend's events. But there's also a hike, a blues concert and other activities to keep you hopping all weekend long in the north state.
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A Redding man described by police as an aggressive panhandler who was arrested last year and sentenced in August to three years’ probation for a series of crimes, including drug possession and second-degree commercial burglary, has a new cell in Shasta County jail.
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An estimated 400,000 or more Californians will be affected by the government’s sequestration spending cuts when their federal unemployment benefits are cut starting April 28, the state said.
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When Nancy and Scott Horrell had to short sell their house three years ago, the Redding couple knew they would buy again one day.
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Firefighters knocked down a blaze at a home in Shingletown around an hour and a half after it was reported on Oren Way Thursday.
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For a long time, Ellis Street, the short road behind Redding’s Parkview Avenue neighborhood, has had an image problem.
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Tonight’s the night when thousands of car enthusiasts line Hilltop Drive and Churn Creek Road to watch classic cars roll by in a parade of candy reds, cheery yellows and bright blues.
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Today it reached around 78/25 and was just lovely. It's hard to believe that many of you are still getting snow. Here, the crepe myrtle is starting to leaf out, the Cecile Bruner rose is blooming like crazy, and the grass is growing at an alarming rate.We woke up this morning with the sudden realization that we
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ModernFarmer.com reports here. Excerpts: As for the crowd, it is surprisingly diverse. Aging grandmas with short gray hair and faded North Face fleece rub elbows with retired cowboys. Twenty-something girls in Ugg boots and black tights hock Bhang medicated chocolate...
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In 1913: Indians who had “squatted” on railroad land and lived there for five consecutive years would be permitted to receive title to their land despite the railroad’s claim. All this was brought about by a United States law approved March 14, 1913. Five Indian claims in the vicinity of Montgomery Creek w
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Police say a child suffered minor injuries in a crash on Hilltop Drive this evening.
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Starting this weekend, the National Park Service is trying to lure people outdoors to see some of the north state’s waterfalls, boiling sulphur pits and volcanoes.
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At a town hall meeting Thursday night, state Sen. Ted Gaines said the future of the Republican Party will depend on its abilities to reach out to minorities, as changing demographics continue to shift and shape the state’s political makeup.
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A 55-year-old Anderson woman was arraigned Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court on charges she tried to hire a friend with a criminal past to kill a family member.
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...when I see one of our myriad green goose-necked street lamps. Now a muralist (see pic) has cleverly memorialized our former city manager's signature contribution to our cityscape. From a time capsule dated Aug. 7, 2004. The "Buzz on the...
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Firefighters are at a blaze that's engulfed a home in Hat Creek today.
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Knights’ ace Mike Nowak gave up four runs in his start as Shasta dropped the first game 5-2.   Nowak, despite a torrid four-run third inning, pitched well in six and a third innings giving up six hits and striking out six.   Shasta started quick in the first inning when Andrew Ratt
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Green's Creek trout Hatchery was the first federal trout hatchery established in Shasta County. It was on Crooks Creek which flowed into the McCloud River; Crooks Creek was later named Green's Creek for hatchery superintendent Myron Green. The hatchery was...
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Federal game authorities banned the use of lead shot in hunting ducks and other waterfowl more than 20 years ago, and the state forbade lead ammunition for hunting in areas frequented by the endangered California condor -- which has an...
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Firefighters have knocked down a blaze at a home in Shingletown today on Oren Way.
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A movement is afoot to bring back the Sacramento River Trail patrols, an all-volunteer group that started nearly 20 years ago in the wake of the Christine Munro murder. A second meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today in the Redding City Council Chambers to talk about reviving the program. About 20 people attend
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Remember the "scientific integrity" complaint filed on behalf of employees of the Bureau of Reclamation's Fisheries Branch in Klamath Falls, Ore.? If not, back in January a group of federal scientists -- backed by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility --...
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Hey, got a problem with -- or, hey, it happens, praise for -- something involving state government? Today's your lucky day. The 1st District's state senator, Ted Gaines, is having a town hall meeting tonight. It is at the Shasta...
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Have any of you watched the Board of Supervisors on Community Access television Channel 11 on a Tuesday evening?  They lead into the broadcast by noting that some content may not be suitable for all viewers!  Someone at Channel 11 must go to Supervisors meetings that are a good deal racier than the ones I have [...]
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Skip Murphy forwards this charming home movie from way back in the day. Which proves the point: We're a car town, always have been....
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For more than 50 years, Redding has raced at our dragstrip. This year, after taking in the cruisers at Kool April Nights, come out to the strip for April Hot Drags!  
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A 55-year-old Anderson woman was been arrested for trying to hire someone to kill a family member, Anderson police announced today.
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We recommend to our sellers that they have a home inspection prior to listing. That’s not common in the Redding market. Tim Reaves of TWR Home Inspections leaves no space un-examined. Here’s why it makes
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Nothing says “curb appeal” quite like yellow ribbons of caution tape across the front.
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My 80-year-old dad is a retired oilman from Bakersfield. He came of age around wheeler-dealers, some of them so crooked, he says, “You didn’t bury them when they died. You screwed them into the ground…. These were guys who’d shake on a deal, but then you’d need to count your fingers.” But Dad managed to [...]
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Nick Ciampi has gathered a boatload of local folk musicians to share their tunes at Going Local this Saturday night.  Still Married will play at 7.  Other folkies on the bill include:  Nick Ciampi, Jim Dyar, Bryce Goldstein, Daniel Horton, Hayden Ball, Jo
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WEST, Texas (AP) — Rescue workers searched rubble early Thursday for survivors of a fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas town that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others. The blast left the factory a smoldering ruin and leveled homes and businesses for blocks in every direction.
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Redding will have one last day in the 70s before temperatures climb into the mid-80s, the National Weather Service is reporting. Today's conditions will include a high around 78, sunny skies and winds up to 11 mph. At night things will cool down to around 50. Friday will begin a sustained wave with temperatures in the 80s
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Just as privacy-minded locals unleashed a barrage of concerns about the potential dangers of drones — complete with references to Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler — to the Redding City Council on Tuesday evening, a funny thing was happening down in Sacramento: The state Legislature was productively wrestling wi
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Boston is tough and sentimental, traditional and forward-looking, working class and wealthy, parochial and global, warm and reserved, reform-minded and unreformable, restrained and boisterous, superstitious and free-thinking, very new and very old.
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The Tropics might surprise you. For instance, the other day I walked into the South Market Street bar and saw Johnny Depp. (OK, so it was a “Pirates of the Caribbean” pinball machine, but still…)
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There are community theater chestnuts, and then there are the thoroughbreds, and head and shoulders above those is “Fiddler on the Roof.”
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Used to think of Sweetie’s Cafe on South Market Street only as a breakfast place -- creative omelets, addictive french toast and my current favorite, the house special chile verde and eggs (made from co-owner Roque Carbajal’s family recipe).
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Artist Jae Jennings is a visual stylist. She makes average spaces: a room in a house, an event or a store window, pleasing to the eye. Trained at Los Angeles’ Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Jennings uses usual objects in unusual ways to create emotion. She works her magic next month at the annual Burlap Ha
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I work in bedding at an adult day program for the developmentally disabled. Our facility is located in a busy shopping/business center. Our consumers are dependent upon others to meet their basic needs, and many are confined to wheelchairs. As a result these consumers have to be transported to and from the program in vans o
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What I found offensive about your online survey was the way the responses were worded: “If people don’t want to be called ‘illegal’ they should follow the law”
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Anheuser-Busch is introducing a new, bowtie-shaped beer can that mirrors its iconic Budweiser logo.
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In high school, Austin Lobsinger made a habit out of embarrassing the guys he wrestled.
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COTTONWOOD — Tradition isn’t taken lightly by either the West Valley and Enterprise High track and field programs.
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The twins are back.
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The Foothill High boys track and field team topped Red Bluff 80-51 in their Sac River League dual meet in Red Bluff, with three double-event winners.
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I recently read about a man who loved Saturdays and wondered how many he had remaining in his life. He bought a glass jar and filled it with marbles. Every Saturday, he opened the jar and took one out. This was a reminder to him of quickly time passes.
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It's recommended most Americans consume no more than 1,500 mg of sodium a day, but most of us eat far more without realizing it.
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What are the best years of your life? While some may think our younger years were the best, a researcher says those in early retirement report the most happiness with their lives.
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A local gym offers a boot camp designed to help people get fit and lose weight. Weight Loss Ultimatum mixes up the routine to keep people engaged and muscles challenged.
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An eyewitness to the April 11 shooting of a bicyclist by a Redding police officer told a detective his bicycling companion tried repeatedly to punch the officer before being shot.
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Officers who shot and killed a 25-year-old Red Bluff man last week acted appropriately, Red Bluff police Chief Paul Nanfito and Tehama County District Attorney Greg Cohen said Wednesday.
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Authorities said Wednesday they have dropped an attempted murder charge against a man who shot another man twice during a fight Saturday.
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The contestants for the Shasta Women’s Refuge & Family Justice Center’s seventh annual Dancing with the Stars Shasta County Style have been selected.
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In 1913: The Mammoth Copper Co. resumed work on the Quartz Hill mine near Old Diggings. Carpenters would put the high line and bunkers in condition for the movement of trains and the shipment of ore across the Sacramento to the smelter at Kennett.
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Today: Enterprise High School fundraiser with hot dogs and hamburgers, featuring entertainment by Enterprise Starship, 6-8:30 p.m.; Kool Drive-In Nite from 8-10 p.m. at the Redding Civic Auditorium featuring “American Graffiti;” show and shines throughout the day.
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The words don’t come as easily for Dr. Jim Parker these days.
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A fire broke out in a chemical tank at a south Redding asphalt plant Wednesday, spewing possibly toxic fumes into the air, shutting down Highway 273, causing evacuations and sending one person to Mercy Medical Center with third-degree burns.
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Shasta County supervisors this week decided against giving a tiny triangle of land to the Pacheco Union School District so it could add more parking spots, stirring frustration from some who say the rejection was retaliation over the school’s opposition to a shopping center the county wanted nearby.
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A day after Redding officials’ late-night debate on drone testing in the north state, a months-long wait begins to hear which six sites will be selected to study how the pilotless technology can be incorporated into domestic airspace.
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Wow!  Just placed an order for FIVE different photo books!  From Babies and Bellies to High School Seniors – our studio in Redding, CA creates custom products just for you!  Come on by & see all we have to offer – 1137 Hartnell Avenue in beautiful Redding, CA!
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WEST, Texas (AP) — A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday injured dozens of people and killed an unknown number of others, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and leveling buildings for blocks in every direction.
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It seems inconceivable on its face that a city would end up paying the better part of a dollar to cover pension benefits for every buck it pays its working staff, but in a few years, it could well happen...
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I found myself wondering just that reading the latest details from the Sheriff's Department on a recent shooting. Raymond John Azevedo, who'd been wanted for attempted murder in connection with a weekend shooting, turned himself in yesterday. And after talking...
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...by the recent addition of metal fencing and "No Trespassing" signs. The vacant Dobrowsky house at the corner of Yuba and Oregon streets in downtown Redding. Wonder how many years we'll be looking at this eye-sore....
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We had a residential appraiser, Diane Freibel, and a commercial appraiser, John Ryan at our General Membership meeting today at the Shasta Association of Realtors. It was riveting info. One really interesting nugg
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I asked, he replied (via e-mail): I'm a commercial helicopter pilot, and I also own stock in a company that manufactures drones. Drones will not carry cargo or passengers, so that part of the world of commercial helicopter operations is...
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Rick Bosetti mentioned last night that the drone that notoriously buzzed a rally at Anselmo Vineyards last month was in fact hired by the spread's owner, Reverge Anselmo. This drew guffaws of skepticism from the crowd, and folks who were...
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SACRAMENTO — After weeks of opposition from animal welfare advocates, labor groups and First Amendment experts, a California assembly member withdrew a bill that would limit undercover abuse investigations before it could advance past its first step.
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A fire broke out in a chemical tank at a south Redding asphalt plant Wednesday, shutting down Highway 273, causing evacuations and sending one person to Mercy Medical Center with third-degree burns.
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Authorities said today that they have dropped an attempted murder charge against a man who shot another man twice during a fight before fleeing Saturday.
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Authorities said today that they have dropped attempted murder charges against a man who shot another man twice during a fight before fleeing Saturday.
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When OR-7 wandered into California, we heard a lot of talk about potential losses of livestock and big game. Nobody's much mentioned what would happen to other top predators, but a study in the vicinity of Jackson Hole, Wyo., has...
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You might not necessarily think of the U.S. Cattlemen's Association as a group with strong opinions about telecommunications policy. You might be wrong. Our communications system is changing. It's always been changing as technology developed from party lines and operator-assisted...
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That according to this entertaining report from the Aero News Network. Buried deep on the FAA's list of organizations that have applied for the authorization to evaluate UAVs is a surprising candidate ... the ACLU. The civil liberties group has...
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RED BLUFF - A passenger in a car stopped Tuesday night for a traffic violation was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of methamphetamine and a loaded handgun, police said this morning.
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Red Bluff police today are holding a press conference on an officer-involved shooting last week that left a wanted felon dead.
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Win-River Casino needs some new billboards on I-5 if it wants to compete with Rolling Hills Casino in Corning and fill its new hotel. The latter's are colorful, easy to read, clever -- and come with near Burma Shave rapidity....
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A Magalia man taken Tuesday to Mercy Medical Center in Redding with major injuries after being trapped in his van that crashed off Highway 299 near Buckhorn Summit is in serious condition, a nursing supervisor said this morning.
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Authorities investigating the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon have recovered a piece of circuit board that they believe was part of one of the explosive devices, and also found the lid of a pressure cooker that apparently was catapulted onto the roof of a nearby building, an official said Wednesday.
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies arrested a 31-year-old Yreka man on drug charges early this morning in the Gerber area following a traffic stop.
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Always lovely to see a modern log home nestled in the tall pines of Upper Shingletown.
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Temperatures will begin to rise from their weekend lull today, as the National Weather Service predicts a high near 70 today. Today will be sunny, with winds reaching 11 mph. At night, temperatures will fall to around 46. Thursday will bring a high near 76, winds up to 10 mph and sunny skies. Temperatures will continue
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Events for the Red Bluff Round-Up continue today with slack timed events from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Tehama District Fair grounds.
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Almost immediately after the bombings at the Boston Marathon, scams hoping to take advantage of those offering aid to victims started popping up around the Internet.
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Although 54-year-old Ian Charles Gill died five months ago, his family and friends are pretty sure the Redding man was watching over his in-laws, Joann and Butch Hall, at the Boston Marathon Monday. Some people also wondered whether Charlie lent a hand to his sister-in-law, Amy Lynn Spencer, so she could locate h
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With all of the current problems and future possibilities we face, these are exciting times. Ironically, it’s also a time to be concerned with our survival. It’s more than just preserving our comfortable lifestyle; it’s human survival that’s at stake.  Actually, the survival age started years ago, more than 20.  F
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Are Shasta County officials punishing a little country school district because of bad blood over the Knighton and Churn Creek Commons shopping center?
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Most laws are meant to stop people from doing something, and to penalize those who disregard those laws. More generally, laws are meant to protect the society from the law breakers.
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Homegrown or foreign-directed, it was terrorism — a coordinated act meant to kill, maim, confuse and frighten at a major American event — that we saw at the Boston Marathon on Monday.
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SHASTA LAKE — Not many major league teams can survive a midseason transformation.
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Over the objections of a room full of drone opponents who threatened lawsuits and revenge at the ballot box, the Redding City Council voted 3-1 on Tuesday in favor of joining Ventura County in its hopes of becoming a testing ground for the pilotless aircraft technology.
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PALO CEDRO — Even Foothill can bleed.
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The Northern Section has a new sprint king.
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Red Bluff High's boys tennis team handed Shasta its first loss of the season with a 5-4 home win Tuesday.
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SHASTA LAKE — In what was the most lively discussion of the night, the City Council on Tuesday postponed a decision on what it will donate to various local community groups.
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Red Bluff Round-up events
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An Anderson police officer may have suffered a broken arm during a late-night chase Tuesday.
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The Red Bluff-Tehama County Chamber of Commerce and the Tehama Cattlemen’s Association will host the Cowboy Mixer from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday to celebrate the Red Bluff Roundup.
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Today: Foothill High School tri-tip dinner fundraiser from 6-9 p.m.; show and shines throughout the day.
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At its essence, a hot dog is just a mild sausage in a bun. Nothing terribly complicated about that, until geographic preferences are considered, some so strong that they might bring dissenters to blows. We share some varieties of toppings and treatments to make your dogs special this spring.
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A new fiction series is garnering considerable interest because of its setting — wartime England and the involvement of historic figures that still intrigue our thoughts such as Churchill, Hitler and Princess Elizabeth, now the queen.
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In 1913: A five-mile-long irrigation ditch under the management of I.P. Ray of Carbon was being completed for the irrigation of the Pit River valley. The construction of the ditch had been a big undertaking owing to the great amount of solid rock through which it had to be blasted. Three tunnels had been made, ranging from
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday released the name of the officer involved in last week’s shooting on Mistletoe Lane.
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Shasta County supervisors Tuesday agreed they don’t want to sever the county’s water agency from the Public Works Department, saying some Jones Valley residents’ concerns prompting the request were based more on personal beefs than an actual need for change.
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Redding’s Marilyn Kight was walking toward the finish line at Monday’s Boston Marathon when the second of two explosions that ripped through the race hit.
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When New West Medical Inc. moves to the Four Corners shopping center later this year, the home medical equipment provider will feature a showroom where customers can browse for products.
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Conveniently in time for tonight's City Council meeting, the California Senate Judiciary Committee has passed a bill, SB 15, that would establish new privacy standards for use of "unmanned aircraft systems."...
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It is a very common notion that the world is a terrible place, and that all the people in it are corrupt and morally evil.   It is easy to reach this conclusion, for you can go to most news sites and see the cruelty that humans can possess in their hearts. This notion is one that, sadly, the media is q
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California Highway Patrol officers say a suspected vehicle thief escaped into the brush after abandoning his vehicle of Highway 299 today.
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A Shasta County jury began hearing evidence and testimony Tuesday in the stalking trial of a Redding man who has been a perennial candidate for local elected office.
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The Redding City Council voted 3-1 tonight in favor of joining Ventura County in its hopes of becoming a drone testing ground.
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Boston University has confirmed that one of its students is among the three killed Monday by two explosions at the city's annual marathon.
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Shasta County supervisors this morning decided not to grant a Jones Valley community service area's request to authorize a feasibility study that would look into making the county's water agency in independent department.
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office today is releasing the name of the officer involved in last week's shooting on Mistletoe Lane.
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A Butte County man was taken to a local hospital with major injuries after being trapped in his vehicle that crashed off Highway 299 near Buckhorn Summit this afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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The driver of a van is trapped this afternoon after his vehicle went off Highway 299 near Buckhorn Summit and went down an embankment.
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EDGEWOOD - A Siskiyou County man who died Sunday in a fire was identified today as 69-year-old Ralph Menges of Edgewood, a spokeswoman for the Siskiyou County sheriff’s office said today.
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Redding resident Marilyn Kight was walking toward the finish line of Monday’s Boston Marathon when the second of two explosions that ripped through the race hit.
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Wanted for allegedly shooting his neighbor Saturday morning, a 62-year-old Redding man turned himself this morning, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office said.
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A home for you in lovely Anderson California. “Close to Anderson River Park, located in a quiet area on a corner lot. Stucco exterior with an attached garage
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SACRAMENTO - A Fresno man with ties to the north state was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to more than 17 years in prison for his part in a major marijuana trafficking conspiracy.
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RED BLUFF - A 16-year-old Red Bluff boy who had been expelled earlier from Red Bluff High School was arrested Monday after he was apparently found with a loaded handgun within 1,000 feet of a public school, police said.
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Mostly sunny skies, gusty winds and a high temperature near 68 degrees are in Redding's weather forecast today. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say Redding can expect a north wind between 11 to 15 mph with gusts as high as 21 mph.Tonight should be mostly clear with a low around 43 degrees. A nort
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You may have started yesterday morning as I did, with a cup of coffee, checking emails. Maybe you then did as I did, and moved on to Facebook for a quick check. April 15. Tax day. Patriot's Day. Another series of Facebook jokes, baby pictures, "23 years ago I married my best friend ..." celebrity gossip, a pineapple ups
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Those Tea Party agitators who fear what the government might be up to with its push to roll out remotely piloted aircraft — aka drones — in domestic airspace? They have friends who share their concern for civil rights and privacy.
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Like flowers blooming in the spring, Republican candidates for governor have begun to pop up during the last few weeks.
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Courts demanding taxpayers spend billions in California on prisoner medical care?
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At first, I was angry, but then concerned to learn the Redding parole headquarters is closing. Their parole officers are being re-assigned to Red Bluff. The sex offender parole officers in Redding are next.
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Why can’t the leftists leave the Boy Scouts of America alone?
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What would you think if someone came up to you and told you to sign a binding contract which you have never read, you are given no information or contract parameters for privacy and freedom guarantees, safety or security upon which you may base your decision to sign or not just because it is said to provide some money?
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Mia Camuso doesn't have her driver's permit, and she is a long way from buying lottery tickets.
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The Simpson University softball team capped a 5-1 weekend in California Pacific Conference play by sweeping Menlo College 8-5 and 10-2 in a home doubleheader Monday afternoon.
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Casa Ramos Mexican Grill in the Discovery Village shopping center on Dana Drive in Redding has closed.
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In 1913: Letters were sent by the Redding May carnival committee to all the merchants and professional offices asking support for the big carnival to be held May 20 to 24. This would be one of the biggest celebrations ever held in the county. The carnival would be advertised from Sacramento to Grants Pass and with the flyi
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A Redding woman was killed Sunday night when the motorcycle she was driving went off the road and crashed into an embankment, the California Highway Patrol said.
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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This morning I turned on my computer and squinted, half-asleep, at the date: April 8.
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Kool April Nites events and activities continue today with more shows and shines and a fundraiser for Shasta High School in the big tent.
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Sheri Richmond of Redding finished the Boston marathon Monday just minutes ahead of a pair of explosions that killed at least three and injured more than 100.
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A former Redding defense attorney who was disbarred in 2010 for unethical conduct was sentenced Monday to more than six years in prison after assaulting a 34-year-old Redding woman last year and this year.
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Shasta County supervisors will be hearing plenty from some irked county residents today when ratepayers from both an Intermountain community services district and a Jones Valley neighborhood pushing for an independent county water agency address the board.
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Today was going to be a day I got things done. Though I slept very badly last night, I had intended to be productive today. I fully intended to finish a dress I have been working on for far too long and start some more sewing projects. I thought I would tackle some yard work and house work. I had some phone ca
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Forwarded Bruce's blog about sharply higher CalPers pension costs to Redding City Manager Kurt Starman. His response: Hi Marc, The CalPERS Board of Administration will be discussing these proposed actuarial changes again this week. We have not received any specific...
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Ryan Denham sent this email today: "We've had our shuttle van stolen over the weekend from SJ Denham in Redding. Any sighting call Redding Police at 225 4200. Thanks! It should be easily recognizable!!" Here's a pic:...
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So updates the California Outdoor Heritage Alliance, which opposed the proposed 5-cent-a-bullet tax: The California Outdoor Heritage Alliance is strongly opposing AB 760 (Dickinson), legislation which would place a $0.05 per round tax on all ammunition sold at retail in...
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Wilt Chamberlain, Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O'Neal.
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A 62-year-old attempted murder suspect remained at large Monday after shooting a neighbor Saturday following an argument.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES ROGUE RIVER, Gold Beach, Ore. — Reports from both WON Field Reporters Andy Martin of Wild Rivers and Curtis Palmer of River Secrets confirmed that the springer run began in earnest this past week after rains brought flows up to 10,000 cfs, then dr
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That bill by Arcata Democrat Wesley Chesbro that would repeal and replace the State Responsibility Area "fee"? It was supposed to go before Chesbro's Assembly Natural Resources Committee this afternoon, but he pulled it back for more work on the...
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A 62-year-old attempted murder suspect remained at large today after shooting a neighbor Saturday following an argument.
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At least 16 people from the north state were running today in the Boston marathon, now a chaotic scene after two explosions at the finish line rocked the area.
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EDGEWOOD - A Sunday fire claimed the life of a Siskiyou County resident, a spokeswoman for the Siskiyou County sheriff's office said today.
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Setting aside the nonsense about how the new school curriculum is a communist plot, there's a more basic question: Will creating these new standards work in raising school performance? No, Washington Post education writer Jay Matthews argued in a column...
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Just this Saturday, I wrote a little editorial about the bipartisan rallying against the potentially fatal (for the institutions -- and maybe patients too) budget cuts for hospital-based skilled-nursing facilities. A number of rural hospitals, including eastern Shasta County's Mayers...
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Question: As a faith leader, how do you respond to a person directly asking you for money, especially just after a service or meditation? You use common sense. If the person that asks you for money is in need, then you help in any way you can. If you know that they only want the money to buy dope or alcohol, does your intel
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Of course he is not. But the Redding city councilman who's especially skeptical of using the Redding Municipal Airport as a drone proving ground might have found common ground with some of the activists at the California Democratic Party convention...
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The state of California continues to face chronic budget crises in large part because Proposition 13 has forced the state to rely on more volatile revenue sources than the property tax, like income taxes and sales taxes paid by working...
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Now is a great time to register for the 2013 Bike Commute Challenge! Due to popular demand, this year’s Challenge has been expanded to two weeks. Participants will be entered into a free drawing each day they ride a bicycle to work, school, errands and other destinations from May 5 to 18! It’s that simple. [...]
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KLAIPEDA, Lithuania (AP) — A Lithuanian woman says she has been raising three pumas in her three-room apartment after fearing for their lives at the local zoo.
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Like the sentiment. In downtown Redding (Oregon near Placer)....
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We love the Quail Ridge neighborhood in Redding. So close to urban amenities, yet very suburban. This is a Fannie Mae foreclosure home. For a while, only owner occupant buyer offers w
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You know, for a Kenyan Marxist, Barack Obama is sure getting a lot of love the past week from free-market outfits like the Cato Institute and Reason. Why? His proposal to study privatizing the Tennessee Valley Authority -- the Depression-era...
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When you work on computers for a living it is normal to build up resentment towards the uncooperative machines. This is how I release my aggression towards the computer equipment that causes me nothing but grief. R.I.P. you Cylon garbage. The only thing left was the processor chip. The post
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Forecasters say today will be mostly sunny and cool with a 30 percent chance of showers in Redding. The high should reach 62 degrees under mostly sunny skies, while tonight's low will be about 44 degrees. The National Weather Service predicts a 30 percent chance of showers during the day and a 20 percent chance at night.
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SHASTA LAKE — West Valley dominated the John Frank Invite on Saturday as both of the school’s boys and girls varsity track and field teams took first place.
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For a century now, the Boy Scouts of America have been teaching young people the virtues of loyalty, kindness, thrift and clean camping. Hasn’t the organization earned just a little respect? And a little room to find its way to mesh its values with evolving social mores without being persecuted through the tax code?
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Which dream, you ask? Which collapse? We’ve had so many fiscal crises it’s hard to keep track. This one is a biggy: the dream of a college education for all capable California students. Many today who meet the qualifications for admission to California’s public colleges and universities do not get admitted
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Nothing could be more satisfying for many of us than kicking back after a long day’s work with a frothy glass of good old American Budweiser beer, a case of pride ... red, white and blue, which also provides a way of showing our appreciation for their coverage and sponsorship of an array of professional sporting event
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Here we are with a rash of knife assaults in the Redding area. In Texas an assailant attacked and wounded 14 innocent people, two are in critical condition. Oh, what to do? I know, make it illegal to assault someone with a knife by writing a law to re-affirm the existing law.
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President Obama calls the expanded gun control law in Connecticut a commonsense model for reducing crime. But Connecticut’s new gun ban wouldn’t stop another attack on the Newtown, Conn., school today because there’s no call to confiscate the banned weapons or their high-capacity clips.
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A motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a traffic collision at the corner of China Gulch Drive and Canyon Road in south Redding, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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A Redding woman was killed Sunday night when the motorcycle she was driving went off the road and crashed into an embankment, the California Highway Patrol said.
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A helicopter, police dog and multiple police officers were sent to hunt down a tattooed, gun-toting robbery suspect in Redding this weekend who turned out to be part of what police said was a false story.
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Redding residents are more likely than those in most other U.S. communities to have healthy habits — but the north state nonetheless lags far behind the nation in physical and emotional health.
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In 1913: There was every prospect of an ice war in Redding that summer. The Union Ice company re-entered the field and was prepared to deliver pure natural ice on and after May 1. The ice house was being erected along the railroad, west of the Redding Feed company’s warehouse.
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A motorcyclist was killed this evening in a traffic collision at the corner of China Gulch Drive and Canyon Road in south Redding, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Fire crews this afternoon are headed to Lone Tree Road in Anderson, where about 1/2 acre of land and a shed are on fire.
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A man who told police officers Saturday that he was robbed at gunpoint at the South Bonnyview boat ramp was lying, police said today.
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A friend snapped this picture of my family's old RCA Victor black-and-white set from the mid-1950s. Apparently it's part of the "Gowns to Gold Pans: 50 Years of Collecting Redding's Art and History" exhibit of artifacts from Turtle Bay's...
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Most everyone in Shasta County knows about Rancho Buena Ventura (see map). That was the Mexican land grant on the west side of the Sacramento River that Major Pierson B. Reading received from Mexico. It was 26,632 acres and stretched...
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FISHING IN THE DARK from Deacon Pat Kearns on Vimeo. The 3rd Sunday of Easter.  (This homily was originally written by an unnamed source and adapted by Deacon Pat)  
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Will quarreling neighbors resort to drones, will they fall into hands of terrorists who could turn them into bombs? Eric Schmidt asks here. Excerpt: "You're having a dispute with your neighbour," he told The Guardian in an interview printed on...
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The Kool April Nites classic car celebration in Redding continues today with two show and shines before the annual event begins in earnest Monday.
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Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 67 degrees, the National Weather Service reports. A north-northwest wind will blow at 5 to 10 mph before becoming west in the afternoon. Tonight we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers with a low around 44. Looking ahead to Monday, Tax Day will bring a 20 percent chance of sho
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If you thought there were a lot of rough characters wandering the streets these days, wait till you see what the rest of the year brings.
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Who wouldn’t help a 2-year-old put on a shoe?
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After 9,000 pages of triple-peer-reviewed scientific investigation told us the Klamath River dams need to come out, it’s disquieting to see naysayers still relying on bad facts to defend a broken status quo.
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As one of the attorneys representing Reverge Anselmo in his “troubles” with the Shasta County, Tuesday’s article revealing that the county had spent over $522,000 on outside legal counsel came as no surprise. And the county leaders themselves knew what they were getting into when they hired a large Souther
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On Tuesday, the Redding City Council is scheduled to revisit the subject of a company that is in the business of testing drones setting up a testing station at the Redding Airport.
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Last week, my daughter was exposed to violent and disturbing events while participating in a city sports league that left me questioning whether to pull her off the team.
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After Thursday’s news article about the Reverge Anselmo show, I feel I finally wish to respond. The article showcased Walt McNeil in a rather vicious attack on Shasta County. Actually, it was pretty good press for him — not so good for Anselmo, I think. He made statements that were obviously merely his opinion,
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Regarding Robert George’s suggestion (letter, Wednesday) that tearing down the Klamath Dams is common sense: It would be foolhardy to spend billions tearing the dams down when spending a few million on fish ladders would suffice.
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I see the government is trying to make those of us on Social Security learn to live on less. They want to whack away at our monthly income on the assumption that our “common sense” will guide us to live just as well on less money. Really!
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Immigration “reform” is in the news again, and suddenly we are back in 1986. However, the politicians don’t want you to know that.
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SHASTA LAKE — The John Frank Invitational attracted high school track and field athletes from a record number of Northern Section squads Saturday.
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The Shasta College softball team clinched the Golden Valley Conference championship Saturday after winning both games of a doubleheader against College of the Siskiyous.
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For more than 20 years, Senor Rosas in west Redding has built a solid lunch following with its burritos, tacos and salsas.
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Ted Dawson is a teacher who takes his students back in time, back to a lifestyle that predates the earliest white settlements in our region.
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Dear Straight Talk: I have the opportunity to observe teenagers without being a teacher, administrator or counselor. I notice three things: 1) Those getting into trouble have stressful home lives and parent issues. 2) These kids commonly eat candy or candy-like cereal for breakfast -- if anything -- and their day continues
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I just returned from a weekend memoir writing retreat in the Cascade Mountains in Washington. I was beyond excited when I first heard about it and couldn't believe my good fortune in being able to go and rub shoulders with fellow writers. It would, however, entail going by myself, rooming with people I didn't know, and ba
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A take-charge and get it done sort of person, I'm usually doing something unless I'm sleeping. Since I haven't had the energy these past several days to engage in much, the laundry has gone unwashed, papers have gone ungraded, and articles have gone unresearched as I have stayed in bed and read or alternatively, curled up o
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The first time I met a font was in summer school in 1959. My high school counselor said the acquaintance wouldn't hurt me and my mother seconded the motion. Their logic was that everyone should learn how to operate a typewriter. I balked at the suggestion but Mom reminded me that if I ever intended to drive the family car a
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Gene and Bea Ramsey of Redding celebrated their 70th anniversary on March 21, 2013, with a dinner hosted by their family. They also celebrated on March 23, 2013, at their grandson's wedding in the Bay Area. They were married on March 21, 1943, in National City. The couple moved to Redding in 1978. Gene retired in 1975 fr
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James and Beverly Patterson of Redding celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 12, 2013. They were married on April 12, 1953 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Sacramento. The couple moved to Redding in February 1964. James retired from CalGas and currently works for Muse Trucking. Beverly is a bookkeeper for t
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Joe and June Caldwell of Palo Cedro celebrated their 60th anniversary on Feb. 28, 2013. They were married on Feb. 28, 1953, in Denver, Colo. Joe was in the Air Force for four years from 1952 to 1956. He was an electronics technician for AT&T until he retired in 1989. The couple lived in Redding from 1956 to 1967, the
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Cyberbullying is just not for teens. Adults also engage in the practice, thanks in part to anonymity. However, abuse is more prevalent among the younger set.
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Who is the beneficiary of your IRA? How about your 401(k), life insurance policy, or annuity? You may be able to answer this question quickly and easily. Or you may be saying, "You know, I'm not totally sure." Whatever your answer, it is smart to periodically review your beneficiary designations.
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Q: If I want to raise a couple of turkeys from eggs that I believe came from partly or mostly wild stock, would I run afoul of California law? They would not be used for any business purposes and would remain on my property. I would prefer to let them roam around my place, which is quite large and full of native habitat, as
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It was a Saturday in June 2011. Climbers of the Avalanche Gulch route on Mt. Shasta typically plan on a two-day trip with one night spent at Helen Lake, elevation 10,400 feet, in "the gulch." Climbers will then begin climbing to the summit on their second day, usually starting between 3 and 5 a.m. It was a clear, early Satu
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Registration deadline extended for the Gnarly Neon Run.
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Even if your personal information isn't easily accessible, your computer may be sharing information about habits, preferences and activities that you'd prefer to keep private. Columnist Andrea Eldridge offers some tips on how to keeping a lid on it.
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Dear Debt Adviser: How do I find out the timeline on my debt? I know after six or seven years the debt is taken off. I would like to know if there is a way to see if it is gone.
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Common Core State Standards will shake up classrooms from kindergarten through high school.
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In 1913: Bessie Maxwell received notice from Washington that she had been appointed postmaster of French Gulch. Maxwell was the first fourth-class postmaster in the state to be appointed.
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The Redding City Council chambers will surely be bursting with people on Tuesday as
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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council on Tuesday will discuss approving a plan on how to dispose of nine properties owned by the city’s former redevelopment agency.
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The creation of Common Core began with finding common ground.
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Kool April Nites schedule
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Redding police say a man was robbed at gunpoint after he left a bathroom Saturday at the South Bonnyview Boat Ramp.
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Hundreds of men stepped out onto the streets of downtown Redding on Saturday morning to stand together and support female victims of violence.
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies have identified a man who they say shot a neighbor after an argument Saturday just outside Redding.
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Dear Babe: I’m a 78-year-old native San Franciscan who attended both the 1961 All-Star Game and the ’62 World Series at Candlestick Park. I forgot that I had a program from each event. They’ve been stored in a trunk these many years. They’re both in very good shape. Both are more than a half-century
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More space. Good. More art. Better yet. A farmers market. Great. The only drawback to moving Marketfest to the space formerly known as the Mall in Downtown Redding? From commenter "WannaShasta": Let's see... No grass (on the ground), no trees,...
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Deputies have identified a man who, they say, shot another man after an argument today just outside Redding.
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Redding police say a man was robbed at gunpoint after he left a bathroom today at the South Bonnyview Boat Ramp.
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We're traveling on our comfy beautiful coach to all the places we can get to around the lake and I'll show you where lots of things (buildings, towns, smelters, bridges, etc.) are either under the water or still there. Call...
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It is official..... I was formally accepted into USI Graduate School "Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner" Program. I begin Fall 2013 and will Graduate with my MSN and begin practice in the Summer 2
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My dog Casper trying to sniff the camera!
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This Bloomberg feature points to hopeful signs on the right-to-die-with-dignity front. Excerpt: "...since the 1990s, state- sanctioned and regulated end-of-life drugs are gaining support amid demographic changes and shifting attitudes. Baby boomers are beginning to confront their own mortality even...
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Here’s a 1941 sqft 3/2 on 1 acre REO home on a lovely road in the hills west of Redding. “Home has nice bones. Many items missing. Secluded back yard & covered concrete
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There's been a lot of talk lately about the cost of lawsuits to Redding and Shasta County -- but the local legal troubles? Rounding errors compared to the costs in Los Angeles County. Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, a "tort reform"...
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Amazingly, as much as the pension costs for city and county workers have soared over the past decade, the California Pubic Employees' Retirement System has actually been holding back on collecting all the money it really needs -- to avoid...
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California pipevine (Aristolochia californica) April is all about being at home on our planet – around the country with Earth Day on April 22 and National Arbor Day on April 26th, but also around the state with the third annual California Native Plant Week (http://www.cnps.org/cnps/conservation/nativeplantweek/) which run
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The Shasta Women's Refuge and Family Justice Center's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event is today at 10 a.m.
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Today will be partly sunny as temperatures climb to around 72, the National Weather Service is reporting. Tonight will be cloudy and bring temperatures down to around 47. Sunday will raise the temperatures up to around 67 degrees under partly sunny skies. But Sunday night will bring a 20 percent chance of rain.
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It’s tough to be a Republican in Sacramento these days. The GOP has withered so severely in liberal California that its members have lost almost all of their clout in the Capitol.
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Most people probably pay it little or no attention as they walk, jog, bike or rollerblade on the Sacramento River Trail — a delipidated-looking building painted “San Quentin” green with a decaying roof and flaking stucco, about a quarter mile upriver from the Diestelhorst Bridge.
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I can’t believe you dedicated a major portion of the newspaper the other day to a “sport” that glorifies combatants beating each other senseless and bloody while completely ignoring a local event that glorifies kids working to help the community and the environment.
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On Monday, April 15 about 4:30 pm, patriots will be gathering at the entrance to the Sundial Bridge to protest taxation without representation.
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I wonder how many people remember that comedian Dana Carvey — who performed at the Cascade Theatre last Saturday — has a Shasta County connection.
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In response to recent attacks in Shasta County using knives, it is my understanding Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Nancy Pelosi are considering a bill that would label my 20-knife kitchen set an assault knife.
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President Obama said he wants to “make it a little harder for our kids to get gunned down.”
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Over the years I have read in the local paper about murders that should not have happened. It has become apparent to me that anyone who is thinking about committing murder is not thinking about their future, nor their friends’ futures, and certainly not the victim’s future.
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Joann Hall wanted a new challenge.
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PALO CEDRO — One huge inning in three straight games has changed the complexion of the season for both the Shasta and Foothill High baseball teams and also the Division I playoff race.
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An economy is only as good as its signature crop.
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The Anderson High baseball team capped a three-game Northern Athletic League series sweep over Corning at home Friday, winning 7-6 for its fifth straight victory.
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The best baseball players balance raw talent and vital experience.
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If there’s one thing the high school softball stars of the north state have in common, it’s that their careers are likely far from over.
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This week's column answers a question from Linda and a few others asking about how to get rid of weeds. I have a couple of homemade weed killers and some tips when weeding. Hope this helps you gardeners out there.
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A 28-year-old Shasta County man convicted last month of repeatedly molesting a family babysitter was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison.
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Anderson authorities say two men and a woman from Redding are in custody after materials used to make methamphetamine were found inside their car.
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Spring is the time to fertilize your lawn. Leave your lawn clippings on? Then you're about 20 percent there already.
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I love it all when it comes to home-decor styles. But years ago, I figured out that a traditional look works best for my own home. I really like surrounding myself with classic furnishings and accents that have stood the test of time, yet I don't want my house to feel like it's stuck in a time warp, a museum to a bygone era
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A Record Searchlight reader this week shares information about raised beds she started in her garden this year.
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Authorities Friday released more details in a pair of officer-involved shootings, including the name of the second man in connection to the previous day’s shooting in Redding and the name of the man shot by Red Bluff police several hours later.
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In 1913: The Siskiyou county supervisors decided on the plans for a reinforced concrete bridge to span the Sacramento at Dunsmuir on the surveyed line of the state highway. The bridge would have a span of 380 to 400 feet and would cross the river at the upper end of town.
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The Redding Pilgrim House on Canby Road will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its parent organization, Retirement Housing Foundation, from 5 to 7 p.m. on April 23.
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With a new name, new venue and return of the farmers market, organizers are reinventing Redding’s weekly summer festival.
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If so, he should be easy to spot around town. Here are links to what appears to be a very recent booking -- and a story that describes his international fame. (Warning: vulgarity ahead) http://shastamugshots.com/mug/patrick-francis-brooks-4 http://www.redding.com/news/2011/jul/21/tattooed-burglar-takes-plea-bargain/...
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Senior citizens and disabled people living in Palo Cedro, Millville and Shingletown now can ride the bus to Redding after Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs debuted its new “44 Express” route this week.
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As the days start heating up in Redding this month, things still feel like they’re getting a bit kooler.
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Red Bluff Police identified today a man who was fatally shot by two officers at an apartment complex Thursday.
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Campredding guessed it correctly at 9:11 as the Fall River Mills IOOF Hall. Congratulations to Campredding! Our winner has won a $10 gift certificate at Ortega's Mexican Restaurant in Palo Cedro. Thank you everyone else for taking a guess and...
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is identifying the second man in connection to the early Thursday shooting in Redding.
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Enterprise High School graduate won his first American professional baseball game on April 11. After four years playing in the Italian league, Marco Grifantini came back home to America and is playing for the Dunedin Blue Jays, the Advanced-A team owned by the Toronto Blue Jays.
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Finelines Spa is teaming up with local Chiropractor to host Wellness Wednesday
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Local law enforcement officers made eight arrests Thursday during a check of offenders on probation or post-release community supervision.
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Not resting with the campaign to discourage panhandling, some businesses involved with the Redding Merchants Crime Watch are looking to set up a "Solutions Fund," though the United Way, to which merchants could encourage contributions. Its twin goals: encouraging early...
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I don't have a subscription and so can't read the original Time article, but finance blogger Barry Ritholtz highlights a new look at the return of American manufacturing -- which isn't necessarily bringing a return of factory jobs. And the...
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Anderson authorities say two men and a woman from Redding are in custody after materials used to make methamphetamine were found inside their car.
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What town was this IOOF Hall located in? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win the prize plus an award certificate with your name and the mystery photo....
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My nephew Joe is walking the Pacific Crest Trail - that's Mexico to Canada - starting on April 20.He's got a blog here.Very, very proud of him.
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Will his Victorian-era museum open at last, in his former family residence on West Street? So predicts an optimistic communication received yesterday from the Behrens-Eaton House Museum. The newsletter reads: "The interior sheet rock is up and prepped with painting...
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Two men were taken to a hospital early today after the big rig they were traveling crashed on Interstate 5 in Mount Shasta.
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Today you're going to get a rare backstage peek into the life of the Mistress of The Mix. An actual backstage story. And then I'm going to ask you for money. Jefferson Public Radio and the Cascade Theatre presented comedian Dana Carvey onstage last Saturday night in a completely sold out show. I'm sure that [...]
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Redding will experience a high near 81 and winds up to 14 mph today, the National Weather Service is reporting. Tonight will bring temperatures around 50, while Saturday will bring a high near 74 under partly sunny skies. But Sunday will bring a 20 percent chance for rain.
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Well, at least we’re starting to get the procedure right. Washington has rediscovered the beauty of the boring. It’s called “regular order,” using the normal, routine, constitutional process to arrive at, for example, a budget.
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A half dozen college and university leaders from around the region gathered Thursday afternoon to declare themselves committed to the “Shasta Promise” — accepting all students from Shasta County who do their part to prepare for higher education and meet well-defined standards.
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For six weeks a small but dedicated group of citizens — several of whom don’t even reside in Redding — has been appearing to speak during the public comment period of the Redding City Council meetings to convey a unified message. Taking up 15 or 20 minutes at every meeting, they are calling on the city att
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Liberty Christian softball's got a new ace and a new coach this year. But most importantly, it's got a new direction.
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University Prep's boys tennis team outdueled Corning 6-3 in a Northern Athletic League match Thursday.
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Mia Camuso is not your ordinary freshman.
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Another claim of scientific misconduct has been filed over water issues in the Klamath Basin.
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area seeks volunteers to help in museum, with archeologists and with kayak tours.
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The LaTour Demonstration State Forest, in eastern Shasta County, is a place full of natural wonders, including the great and mighty sugar pine tree that many Shasta County residents have yet to see.
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In 1913: The franchise for the erection of pole lines in Shasta County for the transmission of electricity for power, lighting and heating purposes was sold to Albert Agnew for $125. There were no other bidders for the privilege.
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Interested in trying Hip Hop dancing? Or maybe building a cardboard-box fort or playing with goo is more your thing. There will be plenty of choices for children and their families during Week of the Young Child.
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It took a day and half, dozens of prospective jurors and at least eight objections from prosecutors, but a Shasta County court on Thursday settled on the seven men and five women who’ll decide guilt or innocence in the felony stalking case against a Redding man and perennial candidate for local offices.
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The newly remodeled Rite Aid Wellness Store at Cypress Avenue and Churn Creek Road in Redding will hold a grand opening Saturday.
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Shasta County officials came under fire Thursday over a proposal to renew an air pollution permit for a power plant in Anderson.
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A 32-year-old Redding woman has pleaded no contest to child abuse and other charges in connection with accusations she threatened to slit the throat of her 3-year-old son.
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The sequester’s Medicare cuts have begun hitting Shasta County, the first of several looming reductions for local hospitals.
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A 35-year-old man was shot in the chest by a Redding police officer early Thursday morning and 5 1/2 hours later Red Bluff police officers fatally shot a suspect in a separate case.
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Glad you asked. Next week's Redding City Council agenda includes Mayor Rick Bosetti's nominees to the newly formed Electric Utility Commission, which the council created as an advisory board to help guide policy for Redding Electric Utility. Certain critics have...
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Kobe Seafood & Steakhouse
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The Associated Press reports that the federal three-judge panel overseeing the state's prison has rejected -- in no uncertain terms -- the state's request to ease a population cap. SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A federal judicial panel on Thursday denied Gov....
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The first family of handguns is embroiled in a bitter divorce -- and it could be worth billions. The 83-year-old inventor of the popular pistol is being sued by his 72-year-old ex-wife. His current wife, in her early thirties and...
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Athletes from Foothill and Weed high schools took home Most Valuable Player honors after the 18th annual All-Star basketball games on April 7 organized by the Redding Breakfast Lions Club.
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Reach Higher Shasta launched The Shasta Promise Thursday at an afternoon press conference in front of the Shasta County Office of Education attended by college officials and students wearing college T-shirts.
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Music from Brahms to blues is on the calendar this weekend. Also on the docket are films, a ball and fundraisers featuring food.
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U-Prep Senior Class Rummage Sale will be held this Saturday April 13th from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  in the Hoosier Gym located at 2200 Eureka Way in Redding. Funds raised at this event support the 2013 graduating class at their Sober Graduation party. Sober Graduation is an annual event held to provide graduating seniors
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What did we learn on Monday from the actions of Damon? Certainly a lot; alas the article written was written in such a hurry that it seemed somewhat incoherent to me, so I have chosen to follow it up as promised.   I was not there to witness everything. What I write about is my interpretation al
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This year we saw one horrific case in our community where a guardian beat a seven year old boy and left him to die on the floor. Law enforcement was tipped off and found the boy in the home with...
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A suspicious-person call at a Red Bluff apartment complex led to the fatal shooting today of a wanted parolee, police Chief Paul Nanfito said.
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Police have been dispatched to the scene of a hit-and-run crash this morning.
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This weekend, Saturday the 13th at the Redding Dragstrip. Show and Sell. And Race.
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We helped Sue find a real bargain on a Redding home for sale by HUD, and she was gracious enough to agree to appear on camera to give testimonial. Thanks Sue! Your patient home search paid off. Welcome to Redding!
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Chief Robert Paoletti was on KCNR yesterday touting some encouraging crime stats for January and February, saying "the community's starting to pick up on our crime prevention message." His wife and daughter, however, had to learn the lesson the hard...
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A 35-year-old man was shot in the chest early this morning by a Redding police officer after the officer attempted to take him into custody on Mistletoe Lane.
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Thanks to my wife, half of the shoes I own now have high heels. This was done in the name of a worthwhile event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Or So It Seems…. But there’s something really odd here. No, NOT that I’ll be wearing women’s shoes at Redding’s Promenade this Saturday the 13th at 10 am. [...]
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Here’s a Govt. owned Redding home that’s dropped $46,000 since it was first listed for sale. It first listed late last year, so has been on the market for 107 days. They sta
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A controlled burn is being planned later today above Old Shasta.
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A 32-year-old Redding woman has pleaded no contest to child abuse and other charges in connection with accusations that she threatened to slit the throat of her 3-year-old son.
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The Shasta County Air Pollution Control District is holding a hearing today on renewing a permit to operate a wood-fired biomass plant in Anderson.
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Redding's temperatures will fall today to around 76 before rising back up into the 80s Friday, the National Weather Service is reporting. The skies will be sunny as winds could reach 11 mph today. At night, temperatures will fall to around 49. Friday will be sunny and bring temperatures up to around 80 as the wind speeds s
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A 40-acre prescribed burn is planned today above the community of Old Shasta beginning approximately 11 a.m. and end approximately 5 p.m. The project area is less than half the size of the unit burned this past February and should not appear as impressive with regard to smoke production. Though winds are relatively strong
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Any bill in the California Legislature that would scrap the unfair, unworkable and likely unconstitutional fire “fee” is a winner in our book. If it is sponsored by a Democrat and might have traction with Sacramento’s majority party, so much the better.
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On the matter of the president and Kamala Harris, I could go either way.
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Hawaiian food – like the Aloha state’s ethnic culture – is “a melting pot, basically,” says Keith Kakiuchi, owner of 808 Bistro in Redding, where you can lunch on real “local” fare such as Kalua pork, teriyaki chicken rice bowls, ahi poke and Loco Moco. 808 Bistro (a reference to Hawaii’s area code) can be a
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The thrills and chills are not limited to the Cascade Theatre screen when the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour rolls into Redding on Saturday, thanks to a bit of derring-do on behalf of Catalyst – Redding Young Professionals.
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As a successful Nashville-based recording artist with a couple of Grammy Awards to her credit, Kathy Mattea felt far removed from the coal dust that covered her West Virginia upbringing.
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Get to know the downtown Redding wine merchants the old-fashioned way – by walking!
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Actor Bob Koroluck has spent most of his career as a radio DJ, ad salesman, commercial writer and radio and TV producer on the West Coast and Hawaii. He came to Redding as a DJ at KRDG 1230AM in 1974 when its studios were located on the second floor of the Cascade Theatre. This month Koroluck returns to the Cascade as the l
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North Korea’s threats are as standardized as their military. North Korea is a weak and poor nation because of their inability to adapt to fundamental changes and growth in global culture and progress.
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I am a high school student in Redding working to complete my Eagle Scout rank, and as a requirement I had the opportunity to attend my first ever town hall meeting. The meeting was very interesting and informative.
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Why vote for someone when you know that he or she will do nothing to help you? Yes, principles matter, but are they worth the cost? I think not. We need to vote for and elect those we know can actually accomplish something.
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Briella Racadio, 4, of Redding, feeds birds Wednesday along Park Marina Drive.
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A pair of professional mixed martial arts bouts and two title fights are on tap for Rogue Fights’ Ultimate River Throwdown at Win-River Casino on Saturday.
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Simpson University men’s golfer Nick Maddalena was named the California Pacific Conference Player of the Year on Tuesday, finishing first at the Cal-Pac championships in Vallejo.
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The pace of life is speeding up faster than ever. Modern technology allows us to watch several TV shows at the same time on the same screen while recording other shows for later viewing. We make plans for dinner talking to friends on our smart phone while simultaneously reviewing restaurant ratings and getting directions.
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The law has changed on car and booster seats. Children under age 8 must be properly buckled into a car seat or booster seat in the back seat. The previous law required that children remain in a booster seat until age 6 or until they weighed 60 pounds.
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It seems we may be able to chalk up another small medical miracle to aspirin. Could it be that a generic pill, costing about a penny, can decrease your chance for developing melanoma? According to a new study published in the highly respected journal CANCER, aspirin may be a new weapon in our war with melanoma.
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Two Men And A Truck is hosting a fundraiser called Movers For Moms in Redding.
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Decipher nutrition labels to eat more healthy.
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Eye allergies are very common, ophthalmologist Rocky McAdams said. Just like you have allergies that affect your nose and throat, the same allergens can affect eyes. Over-the-counter medications may work for most allergies, but sometimes heavier doses of drugs are needed.
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A 41-year-old Lassen County man who saw his 2010 conviction and 12-year prison sentence for a 2008 DUI wreck overturned last year was sentenced on a plea deal Wednesday to 7 years and 4 months in prison.
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In 1913: A large bunch of Anderson boosters came to Redding to appear before the board of supervisors to lend weight to their application to the board to use the Hawes bridge across Cow Creek for traction engines in the transportation of lumber from Shingletown to Anderson.
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Joe Furnari wasn’t sure how he’d come across once the camera started rolling.
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Four universities are making a promise to Shasta County students: Meet the basic requirements for admission and you’ll be guaranteed a spot.
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The California Highway Patrol says it shut down southbound lanes of Interstate 5 Wednesday after officers found blasting caps in a bag that belonged to an impaired driver.
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Foreclosure filings in Shasta County in March dipped to their lowest level in nearly six years, a national tracking firm reported today.
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The attorney for vintner Reverge Anselmo says he’s fed up with Shasta County’s claims that it legitimately tried to settle the legal war between the two, but county attorneys maintain the agency had a sincere hope that mediation last summer would resolve the long-running feud.
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The Public Comment period in this week’s Board of Supervisors was enlivened by a truly Western story. Bob Burger runs open range cattle on Gas Point Road in the southern part of the county. Last February he complained about a relatively new neighbor who was purposefully leaving open gates to the road, encouraging the catt
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A car went into a river off Highway 299 east of Seaman Gulch Road this evening.
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RED BLUFF — Nearly a dozen days of food, music, camaraderie and riding and roping start todday for events leading up to and through the 92nd Red Bluff Round-Up.
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The Shasta County Coroner’s Office is hoping the public can help identify three sets of bones found within the last year now that forensic anthropologists have gotten some clues from the remains.
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As a downtown Redding homeowner, Jon Van Deventer has dealt with plenty of tough neighborhood issues.
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Two people were arrested after authorities said they found methamphetamine, marijuana and a loaded handgun within reach of a boy, 5, during a probation search.
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The California Highway Patrol says it shut down southbound lanes of Interstate 5 today after officers found blasting caps in a bag that belonged to an impaired driver.
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Police say emergency crews were canceled after officers received reports of a crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle near the intersection of Hilltop and Dana drives in Redding.
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A Shasta County jury today found a 37-year-old Redding man guilty of two felonies in connection with the assault of a newspaper delivery man last March.
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Brother John from Deacon Pat Kearns on Vimeo. Forgive the "Goodbye" typo!
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The excitement is mounting for the Annual Roses & Rust Marché du Printemp (French for Spring Market) coming to Redding this weekend! What is it?  Upstate California's premier vintage market offering French & Shabby Chic home and garden decor, antiques and collectibles, jewelry,
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The excitement is mounting for the Annual Roses & Rust Marché du Printemp (French for Spring Market) coming to Redding this weekend! What is it?  Upstate California's premier vintage market offering French & Shabby Chic home and garden decor, antiques and collectibles, jewelry,
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Death hangs over the two-hour season premiere of AMC's "Mad Men" (9 p.m. EDT Sunday) like a dark cloud.
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Remember that lawsuit the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers' Association has filed against the fire "fee" on residents of the State Responsibility Area? At its heart is the argument -- entirely sound as far as I can tell, but I'm no lawyer...
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The Washington Post reports the median sales price for a home in the recession-proof District of Columbia hit an all-time high in March, rising nearly 14 percent year over year to $460,000. But what really depressed me was this paragraph...
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Twice yesterday had to walk past the new day reporting center on Court Street. Seemed pretty quiet. No 109ers entering, exiting or smoking on the sidewalk. Which got me to wondering: what if a 109er decides not to report for...
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NEW YORK (AP) -- A new girl is coming to Fox's "New Girl" and her name is Taylor Swift.
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Officials say a 78-year-old man tied a puppy to train tracks in the California desert, and an engineer had to use emergency brakes to keep from crushing it.
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In a passionately argued piece on the state of health care in California's prisons and the state's attempts to get out from under federal oversight, legal writer Andrew Cohen takes Gov. Jerry Brown to task for casually dismissing the health...
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They say property near Shasta Lake will be the next Tahoe. Been saying that for years, man. We li
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So, how creative are we human beings? I believe it was Solomon  who said, “There is nothing new under the sun.” And who knows, maybe he was  quoting someone when he said that. The manuscripts of his writings have gotten a  bit smudged over the years. But I have wondered from time to time, even [...]
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A 41-year-old Lassen County man who saw his conviction and 12-year prison sentence for a 2008 DUI wreck overturned last year was sentenced on a plea deal today to 7 years and 4 months in prison.
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The valley will experience a high above 80 today as this week's temperatures hit their zenith before cooling down, the National Weather Service is reporting. Today will bring a high around 81 under sunny skies. At night, temperatures will fall to around 54. Thursday will bring the beginning of a cool down as temperatures
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Creative thinking. Diligent, hands-on garage tinkering. The polish to make a public pitch. The teamwork to hold all the parts together.
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Since when has it been considered smart to tell your enemies what your plans are?
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Why divide up our state? Even if we do divide up our state, it’s still not going to help conservatives. Conservative votes will still be drowned out by liberal districts especially if the San Francisco Bay area is a part of North California.
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There is a simple solution to the gay “marriage” issue. Let them have a legal union just like a man and a women. Just don’t call it a marriage.
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In mid-January, Evan Spencer Ebel was released from prison. Within 60 days, he shed his ankle-monitor. Within 62 days, he allegedly shot dead a pizza delivery boy and Colorado’s prison commissioner.
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Regarding the U.S. Department of Interior’s decision to support removal of the dams on the Klamath River: Finally, good common sense — about time.
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I am deeply disappointed with our elected representatives. Always waiting to the last minute to do something. Always bickering amongst each other as the clock ticks away.
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We are sorry to have heard of the passing of our beloved sister in the Lord Melanie Culpen. It came as a shock to us all who knew her. She was a real blessing to the community and the Shasta College campus, as she always had a smile on her face for the world.
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PALO CEDRO — Alex Silva hasn’t just been comfortable playing at Foothill.
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The target on Foothill’s back grew a little bigger on Tuesday.
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A clean sweep of the five winter sports section championships puts Chico High School in position to be the Northern Section’s top overall athletic program for 2012-13.
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The Red Bluff High softball team swept West Valley 10-0 in six innings, and 6-4 on the road in Cottonwood in a Sac River League doubleheader Tuesday.
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In 1913: The tramline from the Reid mine in Old Diggings to the Southern Pacific siding on the opposite side of the Sacramento River was nearly complete. The cables were being put in place and it would not be many days until the line was in operation. Each of the two cables was 4,400 feet long. There were 12 towers and 30 b
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The trio accused of conspiring and carrying out an attack on a pregnant Redding teen last year rejected a plea deal Monday that would have sent them to prison for life.
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Instead of sending the state Board of Equalization a check, Wilhelmson’s wife, Joyce, sent officials a letter Feb. 25 informing them that her husband would not be paying the bill.
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Gas prices are coming down.
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A 17-year-old boy Redding police say fatally stabbed his father last week will be back in court in May after a competency evaluation requested by his attorney Tuesday.
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Shasta County supervisors Tuesday voted to beef up funding for a county-wide low-sodium campaign, but not without hearing one supervisor’s concerns that limiting sodium can have devastating health effects for some.
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Thousands in Shasta County will be eligible for premium tax credits to help pay for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a national nonprofit reported Tuesday.
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A bill to repeal a controversial $150 state fire fee died in the state Legislature on Tuesday, the same day a new bill was introduced to replace it with a fee on property insurance that would raise $480 million a year.
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The mess that is Redding Library’s garden rooftop is turning out to be more challenging than master gardeners had anticipated and may push a freshened look into the fall.
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I heard cat noises in the living room that indicated rough-and-tumble play. After a while I decided perhaps I had better go see what they were doing.Coquette had brought a live baby garter snake in, and was torturing it under the dining table.I got a broom and swept it outside and off the porch, wher
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It was long time coming, but Shasta College’s men’s tennis team finally got their first win of the season this past Tuesday April 2nd in their final match of the season before the conference tournament. The Knights beat the Folsom Lake Falcons 5-4 in a match that was spread over two separate days due to it bei
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A quick review of the most recent Walking Dead game.
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The Bluegrass on the Mountain concert, dinner, and auction is going to be held on June 15, 2013 at Cedar Crest Vineyards from 3 to 8 p.m. The event is sponsored by Manton Music & Arts and will feature the up and coming bluegrass band The Vandolins. All proceeds from this event go to fund music and arts education for Man
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Get those daubers ready for a fast-paced, fun-filled evening of bingo May 1 to support the Foundation for Students of the Shasta Union High School District.
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So, all these techniques, namely tree trimming, stump grinding and hedge maintenance keep the lawn in proper shape. These techniques not only enhance the layout, but also provides right finishing touch to the backyard.
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"‘Yes, but do you fall in?’ and the answer is no, you don’t have to! I have had students of all ability levels and some with degenerative and crippling diseases and they haven’t fallen in... SUP and SUP yoga are such great exercises that involve your whole body and once someone tries it, they really gain a confidenc
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A Red Bluff man accused of murdering 14-year-old Marysa Nichols in February pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Tehama County Superior Court as his attorney finally received long-awaited discovery evidence in the case.
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Shasta County men looking to end sexual assault will once again put their pride aside and strut around downtown Redding in heels Saturday for the Shasta Women’s Refuge and Family Justice Center’s sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event.
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The LaTour Demonstration State Forest is located in eastern Shasta County. It is a place full of natural wonders, including the great and mighty sugar pine tree that many Shasta County residents have yet to see. The forest became state...
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The Exploratorium, San Francisco's interactive science and activities museum, is set to open at its new $300 million digs along the bay with more space and new exhibits, including a rain chamber that will allow people to experience past storms.
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Two people with felony warrants were arrested overnight in Tehama, said deputies with the Tehama County Sheriff's Office.
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The new state fire tax on residents of Cal Fire's "state responsibility area" has rural dwellers feeling especially cranky these days and their representatives offering all manner of bills to repeal it. The latest? A bill by the North Coast's...
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MOUNT SHASTA - A man was found dead Monday near Lake Siskiyou about a week after he'd been reported missing, said deputies with the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office.
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A 22-year-old Cottonwood man sustained second- and third-degree burns to his face and hands on Monday, following a drug-related explosion at his home.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES EUREKA/SHELTER COVE — It was a strong salmon season opener out of Shelter Cove and Eureka. Many boats were back in early with limits of Chinook salmon to over 21 pounds. Jetty fishing slowed due to weather and lack of effort. Crabbing and clamming
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Before I moved to Hawaii in 1990 don't think I'd ever heard of Rap Reiplinger, the brilliant and inspired local comedian. Sadly, like John Belushi, his life and career was cut short by recreational chemicals. He won an Emmy for...
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There’s been talk (again) of splitting California in two, north and south. What if a better idea is to grow California into a larger nation/state instead? Would the trade-offs inherent in becoming a larger western state be offset by the value of losing the irrelevant influences of Washington DC and New York? Accord
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And then the REO angel told me, “go towards the light, FDotD.” But we weren’t ready to die. Not just yet. So, less than 60 REO homes for sale today, and not that many near Redding. We may have to start publishing less than daily. We go to Tehama County for this one. Represe
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Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti in today's paper, talking about his town meeting on April 24 that will focus on gangs in Redding and attempt to "educate the parent and (give them the tools) to intervene early if (their children)...
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By one measure, as reported by the National Association of Homebuilders. Of course, Redding began from a very low point, so ‘most improved’ is something of a relative term. Still, we definitely feel it out here in the streets, where the tight housing market is proving challenging for home buyers. The local ho
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A Redding man on post-release community supervision was arrested Monday after deputies said they found 2.5 grams of methamphetamine in his pants pocket.
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ASHLAND, Ore.—Theatergoers have plenty of thoughtful and entertaining options for live performances this season at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Bill Rauch, the festival’s artistic director, is directing two of the 11 plays, which include three world premieres and one U.S. premiere. Here’s a quick overview. Visit 
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A Red Bluff man accused of murdering 14-year-old Marysa Nichols in February pleaded not guilty today in Tehama County Superior Court as his attorney finally received long-awaited discovery evidence in the case.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge ordered a mental evaluation of Dreis Taylor Luera, the 17-year old accused of stabbing his father to death last week.
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Expect sunny and blue skies for the Tuesday and Wednesday, the National Weather Service says.
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The Retired Teachers Luncheon group will host its April lunch and meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 11 at Shasta Senior Nutrition, 100 Mercy Oaks Drive in Redding.
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Today April 8th, a man who identified himself only as “Damon,” caused a small crowd to gather in front of the cafeteria with his message of a hateful and vengeful God. This message prompted argumentative responses from students who questioned his way of delivering his message, his interpretation of the scri
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All the firefighters’ work corralling blazes every summer in California? Best just to call it off. The woodpeckers prefer snags and ashes.
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No one is seriously suggesting that California will soon become another Cyprus, the Greek-speaking Mediterranean island nation whose economic bailout plan includes dunning holders of “large” bank accounts as much as half their holdings and freezing the rest.
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Friday’s news article “Groups champion cash in lieu of food” states that the U.S. sent tons of food to Haiti in a time of disaster to aid the country. It also says that it put some Haitian growers out of business. Well, if that is the case, I would say they may not have needed the U.S. food in the first pl
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The United Nations adopted the Arms Trade Treaty last week to stop illegal trafficking in all types of weapons. The only countries that voted against this proposal were Iran, Syria and North Korea.
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Isn’t it about time the media started making noise about the true unemployment rate?
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This letter is an attempt to explain to Gail Hansen of Shingletown why “the Supreme Court can override” votes. The Supreme Court does not override votes. The Supreme Court only interprets the Constitution and its parts as presented by lawyers in a court case. If the lawyers can prove that a law is unconstitution
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In 1913: The Anderson board of trade balked in its project to open Howard Street across the Southern Pacific track because Mrs. A. Williams asked $4,000 for a strip of land 20 feet wide and 150 feet long for a lot on which stood her butcher shop and another frame building of little value.
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The Overdrive Bookmobile visits Redding to show people how to access digital material from the Redding Library. The bookmobile is in town Monday and Tuesday. Admission is free.
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Yes, it was annoying. I kept meaning to do something about it. But I didn’t. And gradually, I got used to it. I didn’t notice it anymore. Except when my husband complained.
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Shasta County has spent more than half a million dollars on outside legal costs battling vintner Reverge Anselmo in court, according to county documents.
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Construction on the new Dick’s Sporting Goods store at Hilltop Drive and Browning Street pushed building permit numbers higher in Redding in March.
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A town hall meeting later this month will put the spotlight on gang activity in Redding.
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A Palo Cedro father was sentenced to four years’ probation Monday after pleading no contest last month to charges stemming from DUI-related crash that seriously injured him and his two young daughters.
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Another delay in DUI murder case
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Six swimmers from Sun Oaks Aquatics Racing combined for 14 event finalists in the Far Westerns Championships in Morgan Hill over the weekend.
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If you read stories around the nation about offense in high school baseball, you’ll find lots of information that should make female fans sigh.
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A Santa Rosa man who pleaded no contest in January to four felonies in connection with a real estate and securities Ponzi scheme that swindled scores of investors out of up to $250 million was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Passing by Waterworks Park at Interstate 5 and Highway 299 during the dark of a new moon, drivers witness displays of whirling flame and awed crowds. Local fire performer Adrionah Hodges and her boyfriend, Josh Hottel, plan this monthly event in Redding to coincide with the beginning of the lunar cycle. They aim to "bring
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One of four men charged in a shooting and attempted robbery at a Redding truck stop pleaded guilty Monday to robbery and related charges.
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Palo Cedro father was sentenced to four years' probation in a DUI-related traffic crash that seriously injured his two young daughters. Nicolaas Alan Myrtle, 29, had pleaded no-contest last month to charges of child endangerment and misdemeanor DUI charge.
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After 10 years, Sugarplum Cottage Toy Shoppe & Baby Boutique is closing.
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Shasta County has spent more than half a million dollars on outside legal costs battling vintner Reverge Anselmo in court, according to county documents.
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Four members of the Redding Swim Team placed high Saturday on the third day of the Far Western Championships in Morgan Hill.
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In an announcement that is considering a petition -- filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and others -- to protect the black-backed woodpecker under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lists the purported threats to...
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Question: Do you believe in miracles? What is a miracle? The holy manifestations are the sources of miracles and the originators of wonderful signs. For them, any difficult and impracticable thing is possible and easy. For through a supernatural power wonders appear from them; and by this power, which is beyond nature, they
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Red Bluff fire officials are investigating a blaze at the Tehama County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Yard.
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According to US News: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is actively shopping for a drone that would "stalk hunters," the organization said Monday. The group says it will "soon have some impressive new weapons at its disposal to...
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This year Redding's Damburger celebrates its 75th anniversary. In the fall of 1938 Bud Pennington, an enterprising 18-year-old, had the bright idea of selling burgers from a tent outside the hall where workers were being hired to work on Shasta...
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Tennis coming soon!
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A Redding woman facing second-degree murder and gross vehicular manslaughter charges in connection with a February 2012 crash that killed another woman saw another delay in her court case today.
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Authorities in Tehama County will be conducting safety drills today at Red Bluff High School.
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Here’s a really cute HUD home, located towards the end of a quiet cul de sac in lovely Redding.
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ASHLAND, Ore. – Our theatrical neighboring town to the north recently kicked off its 2013 season with a new executive director at the helm of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Cynthia Rider, a Kansas City native, has stepped into the considerable shoes of Paul Nicholson, who retired after 33 seasons that saw the festival
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A Santa Rosa man who pleaded no contest in January to a trio of felonies in connection with a real estate and securities Ponzi scheme that swindled scores of investors out of up to $250 million will be sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Forecasters say there's a 20 percent chance it'll rain today in Redding, but starting Tuesday the area will be back to its more common sunshine and warm temperatures. The high today will reach about 64 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Meanwhile, tonight's low will be about 48 degrees. On Tuesday, expect
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When California launched its aggressive court-ordered prison drawdown in 2011, the scariest part was the sheer speed of the transition.
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Second acts are our political specialty
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The Shasta County Public Works Department runs a number of water districts in this county and therefore is responsible for treatment and distribution of water to residents, who are then billed for the costs involved. A responsible administrator of a water district would closely monitor maintenance activities and expenses to
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So let me get this straight. There were, on the same night, two different meetings. One for the Tea Party and the other for prison reform. As I recall from the paper, both meetings were held at a church.
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Don Farrell’s argument that insurance companies are raising costs in spite of Obamacare — “Insurers gouging? Don’t blame Obama” — assumes that the insurance industry has authority over our lawmakers.
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30 in downtown Redding brawl
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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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The crab was made from an igloo-shaped doghouse. The bee is a bucket on skateboard wheels. The cricketlike thing propelled by springs was once a pool sweep.
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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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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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