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July 16th, 2014

This will be our 4th home sale on this luxury cul de sac! The art of living can be yours in this Pacific Heights masterwork. Bring your interior design ideas to life in this Modern California Style stucco home.
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On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014, Redding Police Department Investigators, Shasta County Sheriff’s Department Deputies, and Shasta County Probation Officers conducted a joint operation in the City of Redding. The following members of Shasta County’s Most Wanted were arrested during the operation: Tyson James Farrell, 19 year
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This is a letter I sent a few days ago to a member of the Board of Supervisors of Shasta County. Disclaimer:  I do not grow marijuana or use marijuana, nor do I represent anyone who is in or seeks to be in the marijuana growing business.  I just think that the county is passing [...]
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Back in the 1970s when I was living elsewhere, my mother wrote this to me: The church had a birthday party for George Dunlap. Fifty years ago, he was well known as a lech and sticky-fingered old poop. Now by virtue of having lived to 90, he is suddenly beloved by everyone and a paragon of saintliness. There'
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, in partnership with the Shasta Astronomy Club, will be holding a special star party to view the Perseid Meteor Shower on Sunday, August 10th, 2014. These very knowledgeable and passionate amateur astronomers will be displaying meteorites and providing powerful telescopes to view what is
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Note: Some of these are my photos. Some I shamelessly lifted from Facebook. I see it's been a while since I posted. That's not because of lack of things to post about; it's more that my brain has melted. It was around 113F/45C today, a few degrees warmer or cooler depending on where you are. So th
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On July 14, 2014 at 10:17 a.m., Officers of the Redding Police Department located John Nicholas Delevati (DOB 02/15/85 of Redding) in the driveway of 2360 Sacramento Dr. Delevati was wanted on two outstanding warrants. Delevati fled on foot when he saw officers in the area. A perimeter was set up and an extensive search [..
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(Edit: There is currently a large wildfire burning some miles west of this property. Call for updates) A while back we published a few teaser images of this view home coming up for sale in Ono. Now it’s listed, and ready
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Today we talk with James Santos, director, choreographer and show creator. He was raised in Redding, but left a few years ago to accept a job with Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. He returned this summer to co-direct "Chicago the Musical" with Dean Munroe at Shasta College, and took a few minutes to allow [...]
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The following is a list of Shasta County's Most Wanted for the week of July 13th, 2014. Each of the listed subjects has been convicted at court and has failed to appear at sentencing. Any person appearing on this list is urged to turn themselves in to local law enforcement or the Shasta County Jail. [...]
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15thSunday of Ordinary Time – Year A My wife and I just returned from our annual mission trip to San Lucas Tolimán in Guatemala. Although we work on a v
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A penny for a …..pine? As they have for the past 50 years, this year the Chico Horticultural Society – along with other garden clubs statewide - chose honorees to receive a Penny Pines Plantation. I was among this year’s honorees, and to me it is a high honor indeed. According the US Forest Service, [...]
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Liz and I just returned from our annual mission trip to San Lucas Tolimán in Guatemala. We had an amazing time and also met some new friends that we fell in love with. Here is the video that captures a glimpse
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As I write these words, I am sitting in the back of my wife’s Prius as we head up 101 from Santa Barbara, feeling a tremendous mixture of emotions after watching my youngest daughter graduate from college.
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Maybe you've tried the Shack restaurant at Living Hope Compassion Ministries, but this week as a special event the Shack will be located at the Stirring, 2250 Churn Creek Rd. in Redding. It's the same delicious food and attentive service, just a different setting. Proceeds support Living Hope Compassion Ministries in Reddin
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This is a good neighborhood. This was a lovely home just a few short years ago. Here are images at the link, both old and new, of
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On Wednesday, 07/09/14, at approximately 01:13 P.M., an anonymous caller reported Ross William Montgomery Jr. was at the Pit River Health Clinic in Burney. Deputies from the Burney Station responded to the location, and upon arrival Montgomery was taken into custody without incident. Montgomery was recently featured on Shas
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On July 7th, 8th, and 9th, Agents with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Marijuana Investigative Team, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Shasta Interagency Narcotic Task Force served multiple search warrants at different locations within Shasta County. On Monday July  7th,  Agents  with the  
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Here’s the latest chart of marketing trends that we like to monitor on a monthly basis. Just yesterday, we were asked by a buyer what the average price paid was versus the asking price. Here you go, the chart in the middle right, Sold to List Ratio. It’s 95%, roughly, and trending up slightly. So an average home l
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This column is dedicated to my brother-in-law, Keith, who passed on this week. He was, without a doubt, one of the brightest, funniest, and most creative men I've ever met. Even though he's gone, the stories of his exploits will long survive him. One of my favorite memories was his idea for a TV show [...]
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This column is dedicated to my brother-in-law, Keith, who passed on this week. He was, without a doubt, one of the brightest, funniest, and most creative men I've ever met. Even though he's gone, the stories of his exploits will long survive him. One of my favorite memories was his idea for a TV show [...]
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We're packing up our gear and heading to Grass Valley to perform at California Worldfest. From their website: www.worldfest.net
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At 12:48 AM, Redding Police officers responded to the 3600 block of Scorpius Way regarding a reported stabbing incident. The initial investigation revealed the victim, David Hisawa, 60 years, of Redding, was in his wheelchair, and was walking his dog near the east end of Alta Mesa Park when he was approached by four suspect
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Well this one does. Nice to have on a sunny Redding July day. Click image to immerse… Enjoy the large shimmering pool with built in spa and barbeque at this spacious Ranch Style home in northwest Redding. Stylish remo
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Here’s a government owned 1779 sqft 3/2 with a swimming pool. We’ve been in this one before. When it was a failed short sale, wasting everyone’s time with a made-up price. Now, you can actually buy it. It’s really unique, and in a nice setting. Representing the government in the sale is forecl
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Some women, faced with an empty nest and time on her hands, might find a part-time job, or take up a new hobby. Not Terry Barr. Her idea of fun and community service was to answer the call to become a volunteer for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (formerly the California Department of [...]
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We found a cash buyer for this lovely east Redding home! It closed escrow today for $412,000. Our tour video received over 180 views! We can sell your home too. Let us show you how we do that.
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The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians announced today an agreement that ends the ongoing dispute over control of the Tribal Council and Tribe’s assets. With the Tribe's election just over two months away on September 13, both sides agreed that the best way to handle the dispute is to allow the members of the Tribe [...]
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For the past two years, the Affiliates Committee has Adopted One of Shasta County’s Rural Schools to Provide Every Student with a Year’s Worth of School Supplies. You Can Donate Any of the Supplies Listed Here or Give Cash. Donations of Any of the Supplies Listed Here Can be Dropped off at The Shasta Association [...]
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Prospective candidates for the November 4, 2014, Redding City Council and City Clerk elections can take out nomination papers beginning July 14, 2014, by contacting the City Clerk's Office. Candidates are required to submit final paperwork, including candidacy nomination signatures, between July 14 and August 8, according t
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On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Chief Robert Paoletti will hold a town hall meeting beginning at 6 p.m. in the Redding City Council Chambers, located at 777 Cypress Avenue. Chief Paoletti will present the Redding Police mid-year crime statistics report, followed by a question and answer session with a panel comprised of local
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Okay, a show of hands, please: who remembers the Cypress Street Bridge construction? Whoa! A LOT of you. Wasn't that fun? Trying to figure out where the stop lights were, which lane was which, and God help you if you had to cross the bridge during the noon hour.  It's been completed for a few years [...]
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Excellent article today in the Chronicle about auction rigging of foreclosed homes. Think it doesn’t happen here? Click on image for more.   I wanted to video the local auction proce
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My personal wake-up call that Redding was potentially unsafe happened two-and-a-half years ago when someone hurled a cinder block through the window of my locked Prius to steal my purse. When I wrote about it, the story had 50 comments from many of you expressing your frustration, or sharing similar stories. (You
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Late night in NorCal and the temps aren't too bad, 75F/24C with light breezes. But tomorrow and the next day we are expecting temps of 110F/43C with increasing clouds and humidity and possible thunderstorms. So if you don't hear from me again, it's because I have slumped into a waxy mound of sweaty meltedness on the floor.
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As seen from our friend’s patio overlooking the Sacramento River. Music by Craig Padilla and Skip Murphy for a 2007 live recording at Turtle Bay. Fireworks generously provided every year by the philanthropic McConnell Foundation. Thanks to all involved! Fireworks
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Big fun! Jessica Skropanic featured a couple photos of me and the lovely Karry in Naples in their Sunday Edition. Here’s the link: Below is the actual image I sent her. I thought it funny because we were unwittingl
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  On Saturday, July 5, 2014, at 1719 hours, officers from the Redding Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Liberty Street in Redding regarding a suicidal subject armed with a  shotgun.  The  Suspect  who  was  subsequently  shot  by  Redding  Police  Of
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Looking forward to the big display tonight in Redding. This waterlily in my backyard struck me as a firework-like display in itself.
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It’s a bit too early in the month to look back on June for any trends in Redding area home sales. But it seems to us like sales were up a bit, locally. We’ll publish more on that later, but meanwhile this chart came across our desk. This is statewide home sales for May. The right hand column was m
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Whatever it is on those kitchen cabinets, we think it may be a Rorschach Test. What do you see? “Tell me, what do you see?” “Cute house in Southwest Redding. Hardwood floors, fireplace, good sized kitchen.
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UPDATE:  According to KRCR, road closures were lifted this a.m. after PG&E repaired the broken gas line at about 7 a,m. ### Thursday p.m.: The first call about the gas leak near Shasta Regional Medical Center Thursday night came from an ambulance crew, shortly after 9 p.m. "They heard hissing and smelled gas," said
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To put it mildly, I was kind of a rebel back in the day. I was the kind of kid who liked to march to the beat of my own drum. I just thought I knew what was best for me, and nobody else was going to tell me what to do or how to [...]
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  On 07/03/2014, at approximately 06:55 P.M., a Shasta County Sheriff’s Office deputy from the Burney Station observed a reckless driver in the area of State Highway 299 and Mountain View Road. The deputy attempted a traffic stop, and the driver initially failed to yield. The lights and siren of the patrol vehicle we
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  On 07/03/2014, Deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office contacted and arrested Justin Neil McLain, DOB 06/21/2014, at 19880 First Street in Cottonwood, California. McLain had been featured on Shasta County’s Most Wanted. McLain had five outstanding warrants with a total bail amount of $445,000.00. While a
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    On July 2nd, 2014, at about 5:45 P.M., SINTF agents along with agents from the Shasta County Marijuana Investigation Team and officers from the Redding Police Department served a Shasta County Search Warrant at a residence located on Scott Road in Shasta County, CA. During a subsequent search of the residence,
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Here’s an 1989 built 4/2.5 of about 2004 sqft with a nice looking pool in Somerset Estates. “Spacious home with open floor plan including large living and dining area, fireplace, inside laundry with half bath, 4 bedrooms, and large patio with pool. New interior paint and new c
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I always considered it the mark of a lazy songwriter:  The LONG introduction.             "Ahem....This song is about a time when my roommate and her ex-husband had this fight and ....blah...blah...blah...." Sorry, but if I can't tell what the song is about
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...When we allow freedom to ring, when we let it ring from every village and hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God's children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing [...]
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I didn't sleep well last night. It was hot. The coyotes started carrying on in a major way, really howling and yipping, which always worries me about the cat, and the cat wanted in and out and in and out and in and out. (She seldom, if ever, leaves the fenced yard, but I still worry.) She has a cat door but lately other cat
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We only have one weekend of racing in July, but you better believe it’s going to be awesome! On Saturday the 19th, in addition to our Summit Series Bracket Racing, we also have a great VW event that you will not want to miss! Then on Sunday the 20th, racers will be battling it out for the highly coveted “Wally”
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With the 4th of July holiday approaching and the temperatures rising, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind you of the basic rules of water safety.  It is a beautiful time of year in the north state with all of the opportunities we have to be around the water.  Some things to think [...]
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The Junior Lifeguard Program at Whiskeytown is designed to instruct youth 10 years of age and up in water and beach safety and to gain skills in aquatics, along with instilling a sense of responsibility and accomplishment.  The purpose of the Waterfront Lifeguarding course is to teach participants the knowledge and ski
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The Fourth of July is one of the busiest days and weekends of the year at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Most popular park areas will fill up quickly with visitors and parking will be very limited.  Please plan to arrive early, and have an alternative plan should your favorite spot already be occupied. Brandy Cr
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The historic Camden House at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be open to the public Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 11 am to 5 pm.  Activities include docent guided house tours, along with “Walk in Time” ranger assisted gold panning from 3 pm to 5 pm. The Camden House was built by Charles Camden in 1
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Just a pleasant evening down by the river in Redding with friends Craig and Erin Friedman, and a bunch of relaxed onlookers. Still Married? Why, yes. Yes they are. Still Married from Skip Murphy on
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Here’s a government owned 1250 sqft 3/1 on almost 3/4 of an acre. Sort of Retro-Moderne Ranch Style. Representing the interests of the government in this sale is foreclosure listing broker Diane Abair of Bears Den Realty. She writes: “Newly painted inside and out, n
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Ordinary people who give back to their communities make towns attractive and economically viable. Small communities couldn't survive, much less thrive, without them. Steve Woodrum, whose family has been a part of Redding's history and culture for over a century, is such a person. Passionate about making Redding a great plac
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On 07/01/14, Tuesday, at 0226 hours, Deputies with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Pine Hollow Drive, Shingletown, regarding a shots fired call with a female heard screaming. When Deputies arrived in the area of Highway 44 and Black Butte Road, Shingletown, they were flagged down by a female id
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Evidently US Bank giveth, and US Bank taketh away. Longtime readers will find today’s FDotD familiar, from a few months ago. If at first one foreclosure listing agent can’t sell it, take it away and give it to another. Sorry, first agent! Well, not that sorry really. Anyway, to recap: We think Westwood Man
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June went out like a... well, something really hot. It was 110F/43C today with 7% humidity and we expect the same thing tomorrow. It's worrying, this kind of weather: exactly right for starting a fire, whether deliberate arson or stupidity. It's also exhausting. I don't sleep well. I've had a number of things that need to g
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The assaults by two muscled and possibly drunk jet-skiing brothers went on and on. Were it not for the screams from my 11-year-old daughter and my 11-year-old niece, no doubt the assault would have continued with dire consequences. The three of us had gone to Shasta Lake to swim off the shore, play with driftwood, [...]
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The first indication of West Nile virus (WNv) has been reported in Shasta County in a positive mosquito sample collected in Anderson, CA.“Although the District has been able to maintain relatively low adult numbers; this early summer has provided more potential for WNv replication in mosquitoes. Additionally, with the con
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Nearly 200 people launched kayaks, canoes, inflatable rafts and even paddleboards Saturday from the banks of the Sacramento River for the first Sundial Splash. Andy and Bernadette Ooley were among the kayakers, and they chronicled their adventure with video, which they share with us today. Andy and Bernadette Ooley joined s
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On June 29, 2014, at 1528 hours, Tyrae Christopher Clayborne turned himself in at the Shasta County Jail. Clayborne was wanted on one felony warrant for Revocation of Probation, one misdemeanor warrant for Contempt of Court and one misdemeanor warrant for Failure to Appear. Clayborne will remain in custody until court proce
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Many years ago there was a middle-of-the-night commotion in our chicken yard. I hopped out of bed and found 14-year-old Max in the hall, "Something's messing with the chickens," he shouted, "let's go!"
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Here’s an attractively priced government owned home in Starview Estates. “Starview Estates in good condition with new paint, roof, stove, all remodeled and ready to move into. Three bedrooms, two baths, attached garage City Utilities. This is a Fannie Mae HomePath property and can b
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The headline says it all. You’ll just have to watch. This home is currently listed for sale by Brian Salado of The Real Estate Group. Well, that was certainly different. Here’s a link to more information about this
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Every day we hear of another scientific report or prediction for climate change. Climate change will impact our food supply, increase chances of pandemic diseases spreading worldwide, damage our economy, increase the severity of destructive storms, etc., etc..
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Her backyard a lovely setting for the festivities and food. A fine time was had by all. Be sure to watch in HD. Summer evening pool parties. That’s Really Redding.
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Our well-loved Parochial Vicar, Father Mauricio has been reassigned to another parish where he is greatly needed. He will be missed so very much. This is the video that was shown at his going away celebration on June 29, 2014 at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Redding, California.
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Splendid view from the Riverfront Amphitheater last week A couple years ago I read “The Last American M
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Battle of the Imports night.  Trophies will be given for the fastest import and the winner of the jackpot race.  We will be having a jackpot lane for those street racers that want to try their hand at bracket racing. Gates open at 4, racing starts at 6. Come watch some of the fastest street cars in Redding.
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"I hear my mother calling when the summer wind blows, Go out into the garden in your old, old clothes..." Rosemary Wells, "First Tomato" The garden in the height of summer is a source of deep comfort for me despite some contrasts between the reality of it and the idea of it. This quote from [...]
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Redheaded Guatemalan in Honduras (Honduras mission team June 2014) So a
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  WANTED In relation to an attempted robbery on 6/26/14 At the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Burney, CA SUSPECT(S): White male adult, 20-30’s, short beard/lighter colored, approximately 6’0, 160 lbs., dark hooded sweatshirt, black beanie, dark pants, and Aviator type sun glasses.   On Thursday, June 26th, 2014, at appr
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I wish it weren’t so. I’d love to use a drone to shoot home tour videos. But it is not currently permitted by the FAA. And those local brokerages that are currently doing so are in violation of federal rules. And it’s not like there is any question about the matter. The controversy is in Realtor trade articles a
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As I write these words, I am sitting in the back of my wife’s Prius as we head up 101 from Santa Barbara, feeling a tremendous mixture of emotions after watching my youngest daughter graduate from college.
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For years, I have had people telling me..."Oh, you could get a Much Better Rate on that Car Insurance if you just shop around a little!" and "You should get a couple of Quotes, that AAA is Just Too Expensive!!" Well, Let me tell you!  it was NOT Fun to Discover...But...UhUhhhh... I Am WORTH IT!!
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Late night surfing the web and I found this. It concerns personal acts of gluttony. I laughed uncontrollably at parts and felt sad at other parts. But we have all been there in some way. Edited slightly to be somewhat less offensive, though that might be a fruitless endeavor at this point.
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It just occurred to Femme de Joie that someone who works in the area of Market and Tehama is spoiled for choice at lunchtime. Within a block each way lie two sandwich shops, two Mexican restaurants, one pizza place, one pub, a Japanese restaurant, and probably another place or two that escape her just now. If what you're ac
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After Senor Rosa's upped sticks and moved into the old Leatherby's Family Creamery at the south end of the Downtown Mall (call it the Promenade all you like, it's still the old Downtown Mall) that funny little cinder block building set back from Eureka Way didn't sit vacant for long. Salvador Hernandez stepped up and opened
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Back in the late 1970s there was a Maxwell's Restaurant in Redding. Femme de Joie's memory is a bit fuzzy on this, but she recalls it being on the corner of Market and Sacramento, where Vintage Wine Bar sits now. But she also seems to remember it on Market Street north of the mall, so perhaps it skated through town now and
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Long ago - long ago being relative, of course - there was a Mexican restaurant in Hamilton City which was apparently the bee's knees to Hamilton City diners. The exact name of it escapes Femme de Joie just now, and after doing a brief search on the internet, apparently no one else remembers it either. But what M. de Joie do
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Ever since the Cascade Theater reopened gloriously in 2004 with that sublime Mark O'Connor concert, there's been a certain mumbling and rumbling from patrons: why isn't there anywhere to go downtown after a show? Well, there's Spoon Me... and... Bombay's.... aaaannnnd.... uh.... ummmm... well... let's go to Denny's. Or IHOP
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Long, long ago, in a space of time after dirt was discovered but before Interstate 5, there were only two-lane roads. Incredible, yes, yet it's true. Femme de Joie saw it with her own two eyes. She traveled those roads often whenever the de Joies went on a weekend trip . Mostly the trips were modest ventures, as the crow fl
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Up on North Market Street just at the western foot of Sulphur Creek Hill stands a now-empty building. For years it housed El Papagayo, then another restaurant that escapes Femme de Joie's memory just now, followed by Catanio's. M. de Joie only visited Catanio's once; she remembers it fondly as an upscale Italian restaurant
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The blue cinder-block building on South Market Street that now houses Rose Garden was once home to a liquor store (name long forgotten), then an Asian market, then a series of restaurants including The Experience (which came and went before Femme de Joie had a chance to experience it) and a couple of Thai cafes of varying q
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There's been a small concrete block building on Placer Street near downtown for well over 40 years. It housed Jan's Frost Shop, run by a cheerful round man with stunningly hairy arms who called everyone sweetheart and dished up memorably greasy French fries and pastrami sandwiches. After Jan's closed it morphed into Between
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The phrase "tote-bag hell" was first coined during the 1970s for those interminable weeks when public television programming was interrupted every six minutes to beg the viewers to pledge money. In exchange, the pledger received a "token of appreciation" - a tote bag or a coffee mug. Tote bags and coffee mugs are now appare
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Bruciante, adj, Italian, m/f. .che brucia, accesa, acceso, brillante. English: Burning, fired, lit up, blazing, on fire. Verb, to scorch, to sear, to burn, to burn up Though there have been ovens as long as people have been cooking (any covered vessel or firepit containing food and heated from an
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In "Square Meals," their love letter to American suburban cuisine, the very tongue-in-cheek food & pop culture writers Jane and Michael Stern have this to say about Hawaiian food: "There is no cuisine more adventurous, or more totally spurious, than that called Polynesian. We don't know what Polynesians eat, but that do
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Longtime Redding residents will remember the old Italian Cottage on Hilltop Drive, pre-dating even the Mount Shasta Mall. Sawdust was piled high enough on the floor to get in your shoes, they put an olive in your beer, and the minestrone had hard vegetables mixed with squashy ones. Femme de Joie has fond memories of trying
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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 until the bill was paid and
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On Thursday, June 26, 2014, at approximately 04:51 P.M., an employee of the Burney Rite Aid called 911 to report an attempted robbery. Deputies from the Burney Station responded, and arrived moments after the initial call. The employee reported the suspect gave an employee at the pharmacy a demand note. The suspect left aft
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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 Do
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Being in a traveling trade myself, I know the problem of asking someone in a strange city for the best restaurant in town and being led to some purple palace that serves "Continental cuisine" and has as its chief employee a menu-writer rather than a chef... a three-paragraph description of what the trout is wrapped in, h
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Cottonwood is one of those I-5 exits most people zoom on past. Unless they need to fill the tank or get a cup o' joe, the average driver sees it as a blip, another of the zillion green exit signs that freckle the roadside. Hardly anyone says, "Hey, Cottonwood! Bet that's a happening place - let's take a gander!"
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As they always are, Amico del Signore and Femme de Joie were in search of decent Chinese food when they got to San Francisco. There's no shortage of such restaurants, but weeding out the chaff from the wheat (to mix a metaphor or two) is the challenge. We already know to skip any restaurant being shilled by women on the str
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On September 12, 2012, The Village Voice wrote a not-complimentary review of the new restaurant opened in Times Square by celebrity TV chef Guy Fieri. Three weeks later on October 2, the New York Observer published a
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www.walkscore.com recently rated San Francisco as the second most walkable city in the US, and indeed, a car is largely an expensive impediment for an enterprising tourist. Put on a decent pair of shoes or fill up a Clipper Card, and suddenly The City by the Bay is your oyster instead
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On 06/25/2014 at 1933 hours, Deputies were dispatched to an address at a trailer park in Cottonwood for a just reported stabbing. Callers reported seeing two victims with visual wounds inside the trailer park. Upon arriving at scene, Deputies attempted to make contact with the suspect who had barricaded himself inside a tra
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On 6/25/2014, Agents with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Marijuana Investigative Team and Fish and Wildlife entered a private piece of property located in a rural area near Bella Vista on a report of trespassing and marijuana cultivation. The suspects include Lopez, Felix Guerra Lopez, 57, of  Chandler, Arizona, and&nbs
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  On 06/25/2014 at 1933 hours, Deputies were dispatched to 3818 Main Street in Cottonwood for a just reported stabbing. Callers reported seeing two victims with visual wounds inside the trailer park. Upon arriving at scene, Deputies attempted to make contact with the suspect who had barricaded himself inside a trailer.
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When I was a kid, mother warned me about strangers. “It's OK to talk to them so long as I'm around,” she'd say. “But keep your eyes open.” She wasn't unfriendly, just wary. She erred on the side of caution, and I'll bet you've heard the same advice too. But for the past month, I've [...]
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As you probably know, the actor Eli Wallach died yesterday at the ripe old age of 98. Here is my Eli Wallach story. In 1979-80 I was living another life in New York City, working for a wretched little software mail-order company called Lifeboat Associates. It was the only software mail-order compan
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So, good news for buyers. Less so for sellers. Today, David Benda ran an article in our local newspaper about how Shasta County home sales are off by 30% last month over May 2013. A home in east Reddin
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Max was 16 years old and the only one in the family who owned a video camera back in 2008, so we were at his mercy when we asked him to produce a video for our song "Shut Up in the Key of G." The kid did a good job for us -- though he may have had a little too much fun.
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Manton is really nice for growing. Warm days and cool evening breezes. The VisitTehama website lists 6 Manton wineries. “Nice little set up in a wonderful, peaceful setting. Large oak trees create great
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Almost 1,000 people attended the annual Ribs & Rods event on June 14 at Rolling Hills Casino raising over $17,000 for local charities. The Rib Cook Off raised over $10,000 for Handi-Riders, an incredible non-profit equestrian organization that has provides therapeutic activity for physically, developmentally, and emotio
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The Shasta Land Trust (SLT), a non-profit land conservation organization located in Redding, California, announced today that it has hired Anne Murphy as its new executive director, effective April 14, 2014. Ms. Murphy will lead the land trust’s activities in conserving the beauty, character, and diversity of significant
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Meet with a park ranger at the Whiskeytown Cemetery for a walking tour Sunday evenings July 20 through September 7 starting at 6:30 pm. The tour will visit gravesites and learn about some of the individuals and families who settled here during the Gold Rush through the time of the Central Valley Pro
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The Red Bluff Round-up Board of Directors recently presented a donation of $30,000 to Todd Smith, President and Sr. Pat Manoli, Senior Director of Mission Integration of St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, to benefit the services associated with breast cancer detection and treatment provided by St. Elizabeth Community Hospita
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Ten days ago our friend, Gary Desmond, passed away at just 44 years old. Gary was one of the good ones, and his passing has left us in complete shock. Of all the emotions we’ve felt these past 10 days, gratitude has risen to the top. We want to thank you, Gary.   Thank you for [...]
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On 06/20/2014, the Redding Police Department responded to a stabbing at 1616 Willis St., in Redding. During the investigation, a stabbing victim was found deceased and officers from the Redding Police Department encountered an armed subject who was subsequently shot by officers.
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The National Association of Realtors surveyed a large number of home buyers recently to ask what features they wanted most. Here are some things they asked about. It fairly resembles the feature list for which we often get requests. Not many basements here, however.
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Love this photo by Tommy Higgins as seen on Facebook. Nice work! Silverthorn Resort posted it. Click to slightly enlarge. The houseboat scene on Lake Shasta is just one of the things that makes our region so sp
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June 7, near Reykjavic, Iceland. A post from Redding photographer Brian Rueb: “So this happened tonight. Then on my drive back, I got pulled over and given a random Breathalyzer test at 2:30 a.m. I was the only one on the road and (shockingly) I WAS OBEYING ALL TRAFFIC LAWS... I guess I got selected [...]
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Yeah, we’re in a drought here in the northstate. Some folks are feeling it more than others. But every Redding area homeowner can help conserve. Here’s a thoughtful infographic to help stimulate some reduction ideas.
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Why in Fall River Mills, no less. As things start to get hot, like blazing hot, down in the valley, having a Summer home in the high country sounds better and better. Nearby to world class fishing too. Why not buy a second home there for less than a well equipped bass boat?
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Just as I was writing my annual check to A News Café.com, a comment by "Really" prompted Doni to reply that she used a news release about the Paskenta Tribe because she doesn't have the staff and resources to cover as many hard news stories as she'd like.
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Last night was my annual Summer Solstice dinner. I had so much fun making this dinner. I broke a cardinal rule of dinner parties: I had never cooked any of these dishes before. I was trusting that they would turn out. The table and the setting.
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Well actually, suspended from the Sundial Bridge. Here is a brief video taken from my perspective among the large crowd gathered last night to enjoy these amazing performers. Be sure to watch in HD. On the Summer Solstice in 2014, the flying dance troupe Bandaloop performed in the air to live music fr
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The following is a list of Shasta County’s Most Wanted for the week of June 22nd, 2014. Each of the listed subjects has been convicted in court and has failed to appear at sentencing. Any person appearing on this list is urged to turn themselves in to local law enforcement or the Shasta County Jail. [...]
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The members of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians emphatically demonstrated their support of their newly elected Tribal government this week. On Wednesday, about 100 Tribal Members gathered at the entrance to the Tribe’s Rolling Hills Casino to show that an overwhelming majority of the Tribe supports recent General Coun
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Well....OK, it's not exactly "My Highway," but last year,  after I lost my Dad, I found myself using my daily Drive Time for crying.  It worked out well, because I could sob privately, in peace, and by the time I got where I was going, I was ready to face the world.
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Re-post from 2009 in view of today’s 10th anniversary celebrations of our famous bridge. Images below from when it was right for the 5th time. This year, the celebration is much bigger. Yesterday a group of folks gathered at the north end of Redding’s
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Liz and I had a great night with Fathers Mauricio, John, and Jonathan as well as with some friends, old and new.
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  On 06/20/14, Friday, at 0147 hours, officers with the Redding Police Department were called to 1616 Willis Street, Redding for a reported disturbance where a subject, hereafter referred to as Victim, was reported as being stabbed. Upon officer’s arrival, they encountered a Suspect in the front yard of 1616 Willis S
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Yep, Sophia!!!! She's the guest columnist for this week, freshly back from her trip to France, with a playlist full of French songs! -Val I don't know what you've heard about French stereotypes, but I can tell you that -for the most part- none of it's true. At least not in my limited, 10 day [...]
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For you-all in the Southern Hemisphere, tomorrow is the first day of summer (or actually, it would be autumn where you are). We-uns up here in the north wait another day for summer. Those of you who've been with me for a while know that every June I throw a Summer Solstice dinner. This year, the first day of su
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The winner of the Jackpot Race Russell Brenner
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Our Broker Erin Rader of The Address Realty is also part of the family business Rader Excavating and Traffic Control. This year again, the Raders donated equipment and precious weekend time to help Shasta Living Streets put on Family Bicycling Day in Redding.
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Dusty Lane is paved, so is no dustier than most streets here.
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  “I'll have grounds More relative than this—the play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King.” Hamlet Saturday I sat outdoors in the dark with hundreds of strangers and watched a 12-year-old boy get his fondest wish. And then I saw him live to regret it. More than 6,000 of us gathered [...]
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It used to be the Mosquito Serenade, but now it’s called the Summer Serenade. A free concert series held in Anderson’s lovely River Park on Wednesdays. Tonight they are having the celtic rock band Tempest again. I ran thi
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At the general membership meeting today at the Shasta MLS we listened to Redding Police Chief Rob Paoletti speak on matters of crime and punishment. Well, mostly on crime. Like all California cities, we have our share.
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A number of people have suggested increasing the height of Shasta Dam by about 20 feet as a partial solution for water problems within the State of California. In my view, such an action would be absolutely stupid. At present, Shasta Lake has the ability to store 4,552,000 acre-feet of water. Most years the accumulation [..
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We love Lake California. Where else in California can you get a home under $200,000 in a gated community with all this: “Welcome – Lake California is a gated private community located in Northern California mid-way between Redding and Red Bluff. Access to the community is restricted to property owners and their gu
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More like HUD controlled home. What happens when that “Reverse Mortgage” arrangement ends? Well, this. Your government gets to sell the house.
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The Sundial Bridge is one of those places that continues to inspire and delight me. My daughter was a volunteer with Turtle Bay in 2004 when the bridge opened and was one of the first to get to cross i
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Ten years ago, probably in October or November, I wrote about the Calatrava Bridge, which I have loved from its conception. Sometime during that first year I made this collage based on an aerial photo. Here is what I wrote ten years ago: I woke this morning to the gentle sound of rain. Such a lovely moment, [...]
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How do you follow up an act like walking the Pacific Crest Trail last year? You climb Mt. Shasta, of course. I didn't know my nephew Joe was doing this. Just found out. (In cas
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Tehama County deputies say a traffic stop in Red Bluff early Sunday morning yielded the arrest of a woman who had outstanding warrants and the vehicle's driver, who allegedly was driving under the influence.
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Here’s a Fannie Mae foreclosure in Redding that sports several brick arches as motif.
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Redding police say an unidentified man robbed the South Market Street Dutch Bros. Coffee shop at gunpoint Sunday evening.
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Look for pretty nice weather this week, which means highs in the upper 80s to low 90s, the National Weather Service said.
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LOS ANGELES — In pop culture, Casey Kasem was as sweet and dependable as a glass of warm milk and a plate of chocolate chip cookies, which only made the ugliness of his last few years of life seem more bizarre and tragic.
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1914: Mt. Lassen gave three spectacular shows on Sunday, but has not erupted. It sent forth steam, smoke, ashes and mud, but there was no explosion, hence no eruption. Loomis now inclines to the theory of volcanic action.
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News in brief from around the North State.
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Derek Norris and Coco Crisp hit early three-run homers to back a strong start by Jesse Chavez, and the A's beat the Yankees 10-5 on Sunday.
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In the area of discretionary spending the Veterans Administration is the second most costly bureaucracy in our federal government.
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Russia and Ukraine have been conducting negotiations on the crisis in eastern Ukraine and on the supply of Russian natural gas to Ukraine.
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At the Julie and Dennis Matthews’ household, Aviation Day has been a family tradition for as long as they can remember.
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Redding firefighters are at a large grass and structure which has run north, being pushed by wind.
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These Petunias love Redding weather evidently. All you see here is from only 3 plants!
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Someplace back in my LJ I wrote a little piece about Father's/Mother's Day. If you are interested you can read it here. I really don't write about my father very much. I suppose that's because his impact on my life, while profound and lasting, was
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A fire that broke out Sunday afternoon in Junction City burned down a mobile home and between two and three acres, the California Department of Fire and Forestry reported.
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Redding police today arrested a "Shasta's Most Wanted" suspect observed by an officer riding a bike on the city's east side.
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One person is dead following a car crash in Burney, the California Highway Patrol reported today.
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Redding will experience an extended reprieve from triple-digit highs for the next week. Expect a high of 91 today, with a north wind of about 5 to 7 mph. Monday will be about 87 while Tuesday should be 89. Expect highs in the 90s through Saturday. Overnight lows will be in the 50s thro
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Kelly Smith of Walnut Creek and Matt Ritchie of Martinez are engaged to be married on Oct. 18, 2014, at Skyline United Church of Christ in Oakland. The bride-elect is the daughter of Doug and Colleen Smith of San Jose. Her fiance is the son of Martin and Donna Ritchie of Redding.
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Practical advice transcends the years and still applicable to today.
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Last year 9,809 Shasta County students took part in the free and reduced price meal programs during the school year. Only 670 of them got those lunches during the summer months.
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Judge Rolf Treu's tentative ruling is an immense victory for education reformers who have battled the state's education establishment -- especially the powerful California Teachers Association -- for years over teacher tenure, seniority and dismissal procedures.
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One of President Obama's aides sent a letter to Dianne Feinstein apologizing for not informing Congress ahead of time for the exchange in violation of the law.
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The snow's melting.
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Do you really think people will flock to stay there when there are so many other motel-hotels in the area?
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When a baby meets the legal definition of life and the act of killing the baby meets the legal definition of murder, why would the law be selective in the prosecution?
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Had the dogs been pit bulls, likely there would have been repeated mention of their breed.
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I hope that Shasta County and city of Redding officials are aware of this potential "time-bomb" and any possible travel of crude tankers through the North State.
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It's all the president's fault.
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What is really alarming is that these self-servers are not even the brightest and most knowledgeable.
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It should not be overlooked for one second that Sgt. Bergdahl walked away from his assigned station.
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You'll need to move quickly if you want a chance to get your money back from this "fee."
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This book will make her more money (a $14 million advance has been mentioned), keep her in the limelight, salute President Obama while cleverly praising herself and reveal nothing detrimental to her eventual campaign.
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Creating jobs is central to Texas' economic plan; a strategy that makes perfect sense in light of the fact that, nationwide, most of the people who live in poverty are unemployed.
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What should you do if wild turkey's attack? DFW Agent Carrie Wilson answers readers' questions.
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Redding Duplicate Bridge Club plays to help others.
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Pads, antiperspirant and other quick and cheap remedies can bring relief from summertime woes.
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Jillian Hillman and Otto Tyson Jr., both of Redding, were married on June 7, 2014, at Nelson Farm in Cottonwood. Leroy Tyson officiated. The bride's parents are Robert and Teri Manko of Redding. The bride graduated from Simpson University in January, and will begin the master's program for Counseling this fall at National U
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Sheriff’s fail to track burglary suspect
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ANDERSON — Ten years after he underwent a heart transplant as an infant, Roque Matagulay, 11, celebrated two birthdays Saturday with a trip in a limo to a movie screening at Valley 11 Cinemas.
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From staff reports
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Ahhh, despite heat and drought, these tough-as-nails beauties are in bloom again....enjoy revisiting this summer garden treat: oreganos. I’m a big believer in Beauty for its very own sake, but in a gardening life where choices must be made as to what we will give room, resources, time and attention – it’s always nice
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When the harsh side effects of his hepatitis C medication forced Joel Roth to stop treatments last year, the only hope for his ailing liver was Sovaldi, a new wonder drug by Gilead Sciences Inc. that would hit the market later that year.
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The two U.S. counties with the worst income inequality couldn’t be more different. No. 1 is Manhattan. The second is a rural Native American reservation in North Dakota. The two illustrate how widely inequality is spread around the country, and how the issue presents itself in different ways. The far-reac
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A New Jersey-based group of atheists — one of the largest in the nation — is at the nerve center of an escalating media and legal campaign to draw attention to its cause and to lure non-believers “out of the closet.”
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Forecasters say today should be sunny with a high near 91 and north wind at about 8 to 10 mph. The night will cool to about 57 degrees. Expect a slightly warmer day Sunday with a high near 93. Highs will remain in the mid-90s into next week.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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Drew Hedman, a 2005 Shasta High graduate, is beginning his baseball coaching career as a volunteer assistant and first base coach for Vanderbuilt University. He and the Commodores are heading to the College World Series.
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Independence Day marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Sundial Bridge, the famous glass and steel suspension foot span over the Sacramento River that’s raised Redding’s worldwide profile.
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Deadline nears for input on Mountain Gate
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Voters approved a public safety tax in Anderson by 80 votes, according to official elections results released Friday by the Shasta County Clerk’s Office.
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When Robin Birmingham learned this week that thieves had climbed on the roof of her building, one of seven hit by thieves in the Cobblestone Business Park, and had stolen copper from the air conditioners, she first wondered how they’d done it.
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Police have caught a suspect after a short chase down Highway 273 this evening.
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Shasta High grad Mason Phillips has signed with Sonoma State University to play men's basketball on scholarship. Phillips flourished as a senior in Redding.
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Anderson voters have approved a half-cent public safety tax, according to certified elections results released this evening by the Shasta County Clerk's Office.
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Q. How does one best establish spiritual harmony in a workplace, especially with stressful jobs and/or coworker relationships? A spiritual teacher once said, “If you want to know how enlightened you are, go visit your family.” Family and workplace can be two of the most challenging places to be. Even Jesus had trouble w
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We'd be living in a fool's paradise to think that Redding's supposedly "senior" water rights would be safe from legal or executive action in an all-out drought emergency like California would face if this dry spell continues another year or two.
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When more money is wanted to waste on raises, perks or simply to throw around, our dubious "leaders" will simply vote to place more burden on the citizens without a thought to the plight of the taxpayer.
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Their parents or family members are the first ones to realize their child is dangerous and should be put away.
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It has already been established in the purchase agreement between the city and McConnell that the 80-plus-year lease was used to establish value.
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Timothy Paul Hawkins facing two felony counts related to fires set Thursday around Cottonwood.
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Creativity and drip system make for nice alternative.
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Keep plants water, fed and trimmed during the hot months.
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Overheated vegetables can turn bitter, and mulch, mulch, mulch.
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Destruction derby, livestock auctions main events at fair Saturday.
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Construction so far on track.
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Park wants to restore area to what it was like a century ago, before fire was excluded and logging permitted.
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In 1914: The Redding Bureau of Volcano information was created in anticipation of an influx of tourists to the county to witness the wonder of Mt. Lassen’s behavior.
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The number of whooping cough cases in California is now at an epidemic level, state health officials said Friday
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Fully furnished - everything but Grandma's chair stays! Beautiful cottage style home in Los Robles Estates. Split 2 bdrm floor plan with carpet recently installed and wood laminate floors. All appliances stay. Only $69,900! See more pictures of this listing at www.
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Authorities this morning were searching for a suspect in connection to an attempted burglary in north Redding.
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Two weeks of events in honor of the tenth anniversary of the Sundial Bridge begin on June 20 and continue through July 4, 2014. The celebration begins with a sunset performance by vertical dance pioneers, BANDALOOP, and concludes with the annual Freedom Festival on 4th of July. Throughout the two-week du
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Authorities say Timothy Paul Hawkins, 50, will face two felony counts for suspicion of arson following a series of fires in Cottonwood Thursday morning.
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No image of the guest home has been provided. No images at all, aside from the one you see here. Representing the government’s interest in this sale is foreclosure listing broker Diane Abair of Bears Den R
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To understand the secret to acquiring mental peace, we need to understand the methods our brains employ in keeping it from us.  It might seem strange to think our own brain is hard at work to (inadvertently) make or keep us unhappy, but that is actually true. Is there an alternative view?  Either I (through [...]
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For the first time since the recession ended, state revenues and employment have both surpassed pre-recession levels, at least in the country as a whole. But if this is finally the “good times,” it sure doesn’t feel like it to some states.
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The death threats began, James Henry recalled, about an hour after the confrontation. “One of them said, ‘You’re going to wish you had a gun, boy, when I fill you full of holes.’ ”
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It’s more Little Sister than Big Brother, but in the next few months Miami police expect to have technology in place to zoom in, identify and follow people enjoying events on Biscayne Boulevard, eating dinner outside in Brickell or just doing their thing in Overtown, Little Haiti and Model City.
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Redding will continue to enjoy a respite from triple-digit highs through early next week. Today should be about 89 degrees, through a north wind of about 5 to 7 mph will blow through the area. Expect the night to cool to about 58. Saturday's high should be about 93, while Sunday will b
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1914: The display in the Market street windows of the McCormick-Saeltzer’s company store in Redding of household furniture made by the freshmen class of Shasta County High School has attracted considerable attention and has been the mark for much well-deserved praise.
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The Redding Colt 45s summer baseball team concludes a two-game set with the Solano Mudcats, first pitch at 7:15 p.m. at Tiger Field.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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Teen leads officers on chase, police say
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Walking in the African American Graduation and Homecoming Celebration is a family tradition for the White family, who watched their daughter accept a diploma for the third time Thursday night.
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The Redding Colt 45s summer baseball team looks for a series split against the Solano Mudcats Thursday night: first pitch is 7:15 p.m. at Tiger Field.
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When one refers to houses in the plural, one is entering dangerous political territory.
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The nice thing about the fair is that it manages to be predictable and unpredictable all at the same time.
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What is so delightful about this classic act of revenge is both the length of the fuse — eight months! — and the swiftness of the execution: one pitch, one plunk, one message delivered.
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I think this is a perfect example of the VA administrators incentivizing unrealistic goals, which results in management and employees hiding the true picture.
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See who was at what recent North State event.
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Indoor venues and even a chain of boxcars hosted fair over the years.
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Also, celebrate Flag Day with the Elks and watch Mustangs race.
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Build It Redding will hold a series of summer camps introducing children to the world of technology.
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Hom Lotakoon has pleaded not guilty to a single felony count of arson after being arrested in April.
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Signs posted at the Shasta District Fair are letting visitors know that there will be no auto racing at this year's event.
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Find out what's going on at the fair Friday and Saturday.
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Explorers head to Las Vegas for regional competition.
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Planners will revisit the decision in August.
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Police dog assists in search for suspect.
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A Cottonwood teen allegedly led police on a chase this morning six hours after he'd been released from jail.
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The Shasta County Planning Commission today will consider issuing a use permit that would allow a host of of potential activities on an industrially-zoned piece of property southeast of Anderson.
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Authorities today clarified they are investigating only two separate incidents of acid bombs being placed into mailboxes in the Happy Valley area.
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Redding police said today a second person has come forward to report his vehicle was hit by gunfire in a shooting early Tuesday near the intersection of Cypress Avenue and Churn Creek Road.
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>A suspected arsonist is in custody today after authorities say he set three buildings on fire and tried to ignite a fourth in Cottonwood.
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Fire crews made quick work of a structure fire this morning at Sandy's Specialties, 3640 Main Street in Cottonwood.
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Around here, “being PC” doesn’t mean politically correct. It means Palo Cedro style. We were invited to this very PC party last weekend to celebrate a retirement. I captured a few images that offer you some sense of this fine event, and here they are presented as a brief video. It won’t offend anyone around he
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-Edit- Wow, this one is already Pending Sale. Got an accepted offer in less than a week!. We can sell yours too… We’ve posted the video tour of this super stylish north Redding home to our channel. Take a few minutes to admire t
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The first Texan I ever met was my mother. Mom grew up in Corpus Christi, married young and then fled the state. In the next 20 years, she and my Dad—a Californian—returned three times to visit her parents. Two of those visits I'm old enough to remember. Both required us to drive from Bakersfield to [...]
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Wilson Coxaj, looking braver than his 16 years might merit, left his village in Guatemala’s highlands earlier this month and is making his way to the United States. It is a perilous journey. If he’s successful, he’ll join what U.S. officials are calling “the surge” — the dramatic increase in chi
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Forecasters say Redding will cool down more than 10 degrees from the previous week's heat wave. The high today should be about 90 degrees. Friday will dip a little more to 89. Overnight lows should drop into the 50s. Saturday and Sunday will be in the mid-90s while highs could approach
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In 1914: Picture men Harold McCurry and C.D. Morton made a moving picture of the Menzel pumping plant in Churn Creek bottom and still photographs of the Sacramento river, the Moore ranch, the Harming ranch, the Aloha orchards and the Reading grant.
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The Redding Colt 45s open a two-game series against the Solano Mudcats at 7:15 p.m. at Tiger Field.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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The Shasta District Fair continues its four-day run Thursday. Showcase performers will be The Doo Wah Riders on Thursday, The Chris Gardener Band on Friday and the demolition derby Saturday.
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Red Bluff police have made an arrest in the Monday night stabbing death of 27-year-old Joshua Verry.
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The Redding Colt 45s summer baseball team opens a two-game set with the Solano Mudcats Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. at Tiger Field.
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It's not hard to imagine the tumultuous attack on Obama that would have ensued if he, as commander in chief, had decided to leave Bergdahl behind in Afghanistan or let him die.
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After nearly seven years fronting the Northstar Session, Los Angeles singer and songwriter, Matthew Szlachetka is stepping out with his solo debut, “Waits for a Storm to Find.” Szlachetka performs with singer/songwriter Jamie Kent this Friday in Redding.
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If you crave steak and eggs for breakfast, burgers for lunch or prime rib on Friday or Saturday night, the Branding Iron Cafe at the Shasta Livestock Auction Yard in Cottonwood is the place for you.
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Wildcard Brewery is hosting a fundraiser this evening on behalf of KKRN that features a singer-songwriter showcase with six local musicians, a silent auction, a food truck and Wildcard’s craft beer selections.
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Meet local vintners and sample their creations during the Shasta Cascade Viticulture Association’s annual Wine Garden from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Shasta District Fair, 1890 Briggs St. in Anderson. Cost is $10, which does not include fair entrance, to taste a variety of wines in a lovely setting behind the administration
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Nothing does cool quite like a pool. So with the heat cranking up, dip into the opportunities at Redding Aquatic Center.
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Nearby residents plan challenge to developers.
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Jason Dunn could spent the rest of his life at Napa State Hospital if treatments fail to restore his sanity.
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Trying desperately to hold back tears, a former Redding man was arraigned Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court in connection with a Saturday night traffic accident that claimed the life of his brother’s 20-year-old girlfriend.
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A curious baby bobcat rescued twice from an oil rig in Kansas will now make Redding her new home.
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Over the next couple years the amount of oil being shipped into California by rail is expected to jump “exponentially,” raising environmental concerns and worries over the safety of communities located along rail lines, including those in the North State.
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The situation is not one that the United States hasn't faced before. In the closing days and the immediate aftermath of World War II, Europe was faced with thousands of children who had lost or become separated from their parents and, if they still had homes, couldn't return to them because of the fighting.
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So do we really pull over all nicely dressed people, or people who LOOK like they are going to work with out-of-state license plates?
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Check out what's happening at the fair.
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A curious baby bobcat rescued twice from an oil rig in Kansas will now make Redding her new home.
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A man, 22, was arrested Tuesday after he set 33 fires along West Webb Street in his hometown of Montague, firefighters said.
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A number of acid bombs have been found inside mail boxes in Happy Valley within the previous two nights, say deputies with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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SBDC opens new location
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The Redding Police Department has been named the California Law Enforcement Agency of the Year by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the police department said today.
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Red Bluff police have made an arrest in the Monday night stabbing death of 27-year-old Joshua Verry.
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We’ve got a great weekend of racing coming up at the strip! See you there!
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Emergency crews used the Jaws of Life to free a person trapped in a car following a crash in downtown Redding this afternoon.
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A fire that engulfed a vehicle and spread into nearby vegetation on Interstate 5 this afternoon was contained by firefighters a short time later at about a quarter acre in size.
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A baby bobcat rescued from an oil rig in Kansas will be making Redding her new home.
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The Shasta County district attorney's office has filed murder charges against a 23-year-old Oregon man in connection with a fatal Saturday night traffic accident in Redding.
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Cloverdale Road has reopened after a vehicle crashed into a telephone pole, downing power lines and sending the car's driver and a passenger to the hospital.
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A Redding man who cut off his own hands with a radial saw last year after stabbing his father with a pair of scissors was committed today to Napa State Hospital.
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A Millville man is in critical condition at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento after police say a honey oil lab ignited in his trailer shortly before 7 p.m. yesterday.
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Here’s a follow up to yesterday’s post about local Shasta home sales for the month. This is another set of charts we like to follow. Among the interesting trend lines to note is the fact that our median home price remains over $200K despite sales slightly decreasing. And you can see Absorption Rate trending up, in
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Anderson police say they arrested a 30-year-old Palo Cedro man early today after a police dog sniffed out drugs inside the man's car during a traffic stop.
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It just occurred to Femme de Joie that someone who works in the area of Market and Tehama is spoiled for choice at lunchtime. Within a block each way lie two sandwich shops, two Mexican restaurants, one pizza place, one pub, a Japanese restaurant, and probably another place or two that escape her just now. [...]
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They were happily married and unhappily American. Six months ago, Jerad and Amanda Miller left home in Indiana on a cross-country road trip with their two cats to start a new life in Las Vegas. Amanda, 22, had a part-time job at Hobby Lobby; Jerad, 31, dressed up as comic book heroes such as Thor and Captai
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In the recession from which the United States is recovering, unemployment among blacks and Latinos has been deeper and more entrenched, incomes in black and Latino communities have fallen more sharply and recovery has been slower and far less complete.
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Redding will spend a short stretch of days with double-digit highs after a heat wave that saw temperatures inch close to 110 degrees. Today's high should hit 98 . A light and variable wind will shift south to about 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Expect a high of 90 on Thursday and 89 on Friday whi
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In 1914: The Foley & Bark carnival troupe gave moral support to the rock drilling contest on the Southern Pacific reservation, in proximity to California ad Butte streets.
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A possibly impaired driver died after he was thrown from his SUV while on a rural Tehama County road this evening, say officers with the California Highway Patrol.
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Another of Shasta County's Most Wanted has been nabbed, Redding Police say.
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The U.N. Development Fund for Women estimates that one out of every three women will be beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused by an intimate partner during her lifetime.
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Firefighters quickly put out fire.
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People who are questioning the president's competence seem not to want to believe that any President of the United States would knowingly damage this country's interests.
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Despite escapes, Probation Department says more showing up for check-ins.
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A man was killed after crashing into two vehicles while allegedly impaired Tuesday afternoon in Redding.
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North State business news in brief.
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Kevin Askeland's biweekly "North State Notes" column breaks down Northern Section high school sports from a historical and statistical perspective.
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The Anderson Teen Center will stay open for the summer for the first time in three years.
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Caltrans and Redding sided with bicycle advocates and have agreed to reduce California Street to two streets.
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Foursome say man shot them while they were driving at Churn Creek and Cypress.
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Red Bluff man stabbed to death Monday night.
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North State news in brief.
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A man suffered major injuries after he smashed into the rear of an SUV on Highway 299 west of Redding this afternoon, say officers with the California Highway Patrol.
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Firefighters were dispatched to a second-alarm fire reported at a house in the 900 block of Collyer Drive this afternoon.
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Officers have identified a man who died after he crashed into two other vehicles this afternoon.
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Caltrans and Redding announced this morning it will reduce the number of lanes on California Street downtown to two lanes, add a bike lane.
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Red Bluff police are asking for the public's help in locating a person of interest in the Monday night stabbing death of 27-year-old Joshua Verry
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Not down a lot, but the down trend is notable. Last year, sales went up in April to peak in May. So, below are the numbers behind the chart. Good news for buyers. inventory is up a bit to a 24 month high. Not great news for sellers. This is a seasonal business with regular cycles. We wonder if April will tu
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Check here for live updates from today's Shasta County Board of Supervisors meeting starting at 9 a.m. at 1450 Court St., Suite 263 in downtown Redding.
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Firefighters quickly quashed a series of small spot fires along Highway 273 north of Anderson this morning.
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$5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in what police say is a seemingly random early morning shooting in southeast Redding.
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An fire at an abandoned home on Frances Street in Cottonwood was contained by firefighters this morning.
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Are you wanting to lose a few pounds and be healthier? Are you struggling to stay on a diet? Are you overweight? Are you obese? This covers most of us, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not our fault, mostly. Up to now we have been told that it’s all about self-control and poor choices. We are [...]
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Ever looked to the moon and felt a connection with it? Turns out the moon is partly made of Earth-stuff, borne out of a cataclysmic collision early in the planet’s history. But scientists haven’t been clear on the details of this dramatic birth, because many theories didn’t seem to fit with the chemical fingerprints l
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The Navy corpsman said a colleague raped her. Then she told him to pay up or she’d talk. He paid, but it was a sting. Special agents had him wired.
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While it will still be plenty warm today, with a high near 100 degrees, look for a general cooling trend this week, according to the National Weather Service.
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend, and she told emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs.
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In 1914: Supervisor Rushing of the U.S. Forest Service said the eruptions on Mt. Lassen were not truly volcanic but were “blowouts” caused by the sides of the vent caving in and plugging up. An outburst on June 1 threw boulders weighing at least a ton.
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Peter Lloyd Johnston passed away unexpectedly from a rock-climbing accident on June 2, 2014. He was 38. He was born on June 29, 1975, in the San Diego area. Raised in Poway, California, along with his two older sisters, Peter graduated from high school in 1993. He attended Vanguard University in Costa Mesa where he [...]
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[It seems to me that more and more of my posts include the phrase "when I was a kid." I think my mother warned me this would happen.] When I was a kid, the fair was a BIG DEAL. It was held in August. My brother and I would collect soda bottles which could be turned in for three cents each so we could hav
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News in brief from around the North State.
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Our votes affect the destructive force of climate change.
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A review of the free to play air combat game for the Playstation 3.
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Four people were hospitalized Monday night following a four-car traffic collision in downtown Redding.
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Savor the sounds and beauty of the first day of summer at the 24th annual Tribute to the Trees, Saturday, June 21 in the Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens.
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Awaken your Authentic Authority and unlock the unlimited potential for you, those you lead and the customers you serve.
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Cyclic warming is not caused by increased levels of carbon-dioxide, but by three small variations in the Earth's orbital cycles that are a natural part of our complex revolution around the Sun.
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The Siskiyou County measure that failed had nothing to do with the State of Jefferson movement,
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Perhaps the 80% think that their vote won't make a difference.
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The fact that Rodger stabbed his first few victims demonstrates that no matter what controls are put on guns, violent people can still find ways to kill. But there's no reason to make it easy for them.
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Former Redding Mayor Dick Dickerson is home after a long stay in the hospital.
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North State business news in brief.
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Lassen Volcanic National Park this weekend is kicking off its Reach Higher Trail Challenge to promote hiking for fitness.
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When Ed DeFoer sold My-T-Fine Foods in 2001, the longtime grocer thought he was finally hanging up his meat clever and apron.
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Shasta District Fair opens Wednesday with music, animals and food on the schedule.
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The punks don't own the place. It belongs to everyone.
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J.J. Abraham’s golf career has come full circle in his hometown once again.
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The Redding Colt 45s took the rubber match of a three-game weekend set against the Sacramento Legends, winning 5-3 on Sunday night at Tiger Field.
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Outdoors Recreation Groups ARCHERY Ishi Archery Club, Red Bluff: Hosts shoots at its range. Youth instruction available. Membership is $1 to $40. Information: 604-2919 or www.ishiarcheryclub.org Straight Arrow Bowhunters, Redding: Hosts events and shoots at its range. Annual membership is $60. Information: www.straightarrow
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List of support groups in the North State.
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Agency: Independent Living Services of Northern California Volunteer opportunities: Flexible times available in office, events, fund-raising, newsletter and social media, photography, outreach, collaboration, assistive technology, peer mentoring, community gardens and vision resources. Training Availab
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The CVS in Weaverville has been reopened after a bomb threat evacuated it and other nearby businesses shortly after noon today, according to the Trinity County Sheriff's Office.
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Whiskeytown offers a variety of free, family friendly ranger-led activities throughout the summer.  From kayaking to stargazing, there is something for everyone!  Programs begin June 14 and run through Labor Day weekend.  Reservations are required for the park kayak programs and can be made up to two weeks in
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A dozen Tehama County sheriff’s deputies have been stationed outside the Rolling Hills Casino in Corning after a dispute between the casino and a band of Nomlaki Tribe erupted in protests this morning.
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This summer North Valley Bank invites your family to help support Turtle Bay Exploration Park in Redding. Be sure to check out the Parrot Playhouse, sponsored by North Valley Bank. Show your NVB debit card and receive one nectar cup to feed the birds! Offer valid from June 1 to August 31, 2014. Click here [...]
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Four men are behind bars follow unrelated robbery attempts in Tehama County on Saturday.
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Guest post by local friend and thoughtful writer, Nadine Bailey. It first appeared in Facebook as something of a reaction to an article about our Sundial Bridge
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Love to see this one renovated into cuteness again. Hoo boy, though. It’ll take some work. We mention BBQ becasue this one is a few doors down from Brick’s Smokehouse
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Five local playwrights, Jonessa Brittan, Dan Beckman, Jim Dowling, Jason Prado and Chad McFarlane, stage readings of their original work. This is a Riverfront Playhouse Capital Campaign event. Tickets available at the door for $10. Show starts at 7:30 PM. When: June 20, 21, and 22 Where: Riverfront Playhouse 1620 E Cypress
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National Weather Service forecasters say today should be even hotter than recent days in Redding, with a high of 107 degrees predicted for the area. That high will be accompanied by winds up to 9 mph, forecasters said. The low should drop to a gentle 64 degrees at night. On Tuesday, expect another triple-digit day, albeit a
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My friend Craig Padilla posted this performance video of his recent composition, Challenger Deep. Please give it a view/listen. Part of the charm comes from knowing that he created this using a modular synthesizer built by his friend and northwest micro-manufactur
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Director Tony Taccone. magus of the Berkeley Rep, doing a guest turn this year at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF), launches his new production of "The Tempest" not quite in a teapot but at least in a washtub. In the opening scene, he has his protagonist, the exiled duke Prospero (Denis Arndt) plunge up to [...]
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A fire behind the Roseburg Forest Products mill in Weed burned 10 acres on Sunday.
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The Redding Colt 45s picked up a 5-3 home victory over the Sacramento Legends on Sunday at Tiger Field.
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Second-day recap of the 42nd annual Redding Pro-Am from Riverview Golf and Country Club.
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In 1914: Contracts for the construction of $557,172.40 worth of roads in Northern California were awarded by the advisory board of the California Highway Commission. Work on building the roads will start immediately. The Shasta County portion is from Lamoine to Hazel Creek.
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Fire damages Redding triplex
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SAN FRANCISCO — As fans filed out of AT&T Park and into a sunny San Francisco afternoon, they serenaded the home team with chants of "Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!"
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But here is where we need a serious, legitimate debate. What can and what should government do to create a better climate for jobs?
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A pursuit in Shasta Lake got a motorcyclist an arrest on suspicion of child endangerment and chase-related charges after he allegedly whizzed past a city park where children were playing.
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A Redding woman was killed in a suspected DUI crash Saturday on Hartnell Avenue, and police officers are charging the driver with murder, relying on a unique California law with roots in Redding.
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Students under 18 can eat a free lunch or breakfast at one of 20 locations around Shasta County.
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The administration makes a persuasive case that, despite having the support of Hamas, the new Palestinian administration consists of moderate officials who recognize Israel's right to exist and the necessity of a two-state solution.
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Elder abuse often occurs at the hands of a caregiver or trusted individual and goes unreported because elders feel too embarrassed or afraid to report it.
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Redding firefighters headed to the 1700 block of Collyer Drive this afternoon to fight a structure fire that spread to the attics of all three units.
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A motorcyclist who led a deputy on a chase through Shasta Lake was arrested on suspicion of pursuit-related charges and child endangerment for allegedly putting kids playing at a city park at risk in his attempt to avoid arrest.
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SEATTLE—Aaron Rey Ybarra concealed his dark side well. His friends describe him as sociable, well-adjusted and able to make them laugh. But court files, psychological reports and police records obtained Friday instead tell the disturbing story of an alcoholic with multiple encounters with the m
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Hot and windy conditions prompted National Weather Service officials to warn of a high fire risk through Monday afternoon. The red flag warning began at 11 p.m. Saturday. Forecasters expect a high of 106 today with wind gusts up to 23 mph. Monday should heat up even more to about 107, though wind
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The Redding Colt 45s had their bats quieted by the visiting Sacramento Legends on Saturday night, losing game two of a three-game weekend set by a score of 6-3.
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A year ago, Cynthia Snyder picked up broken meth pipes, a “pissed-in coke bottle” and a syringe so her children Jian Boswick, 9, and Tiegan Boswick, 5, could play on the South City Park jungle gym.
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A 20-year-old Redding woman has died after the car in which she was a passenger crashed into a utility pole on Hartnell Avenue Saturday night. Police say the driver of the car was under the influence of alcohol, and he was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder and related charges.
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Redding firefighters are at a grass fire this evening off Buenaventura Boulevard at Canyon Creek Road.
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Many North State groups offered tips on how to get involved and give back to the community at the South City Park Revitalization event on Saturday.
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Could what occurred in Modesto happen in Redding?
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The talented people we've lost to brain drain are not just going to return on their own.
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Read, practice writing letters and sing songs to help get kids ready to enter school.
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Frank Felch of Redding shares class picture and program from Shasta High's graduation.
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Smart mug, a tie club for men and a hand-cranked generator among items to consider.
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Lost pre-paid funeral paperwork adds to grief, and family now enters maze to get VA long-term care benefits.
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He'd slip me a little "spending money" and say with a wink, "Don't spend it all in one place."
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Boy Scouts to properly retire flags and Emblem Club to sell hot dogs and apple pie.
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These outings go beyond the joy of physical activity in a beautiful setting.
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ORICK — When the world’s tallest trees are just one highlight of a hike — and maybe not even the main highlight — there’s a good chance you’ve found a pretty spectacular place.
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From too many characters whose name starts with M to too many pages, "The Alpine Winter" is a good tale told too long.
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William Miesse to share stories about canyon and present slide show.
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Revenues have been climbing sharply, due both to an expanding economy and a temporary tax hike voters approved in 2012.
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Is this any way to run the USA? I say no, no, no!
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These men were amazing.
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There's an awful lot of silencing going on out there.
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My mother has received the most compassionate and respectful medical care from the Redding VA.
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They removed deadwood, damaged trees and shrubs and left a park-like scene.
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Redding is doing everything possible to avoid fair wage standards.
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It's too bad two good actors agreed to appear in this movie.
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There's a little bit of Scotland tucked away in Tehama County. It’s not what you’d expect to see while rolling down I-5, but right next to Rolling Hills Casino in Corning is Sevillano Links, an 18-hole golf course that brings to mind the layout and terrain of the game’s very first courses. Like its name [...]
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A 25-year-old Oregon man suspected of robbing the T.A. Truck Stop with a handgun stolen from a parked vehicle at Win-River Casino and an unrelated residential burglary in Redding is now in Shasta County Jail, sheriff’s deputies say.
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It was hailed as a bipartisan breakthrough, a bill to repair the Voting Rights Act of 1965 after the Supreme Court weakened key components of the landmark civil rights legislation last year.
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Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala. But it wasn’t until the 24-year-old heard about a “new opportunity” that she packed a bag and left her home with her 3-year-old son, Yovani, for the treacherous journey nort
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Expect a sunny and hot day today with a high near 105 and north wind up to 11 mph. The night will cool to about 65, though winds are expected to increase as gusts could hit 20 mph. Sunday will see even more heat and wind. The high will hit 106 and wind gusts could top 23 mph. Monday wi
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The Redding Colt 45s defeated the Sacramento Legends 11-8 on Friday Night, after a wild evening of baseball at Tiger Field.
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The Enterprise and Shasta high schools held graduation ceremonies Friday evening for their end-of-year commencement.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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Local athletes compete on the first day of the CIF state track and field championships in Clovis.
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The Dunsmuir City Council kept its city attorney and city manager at its latest meeting, even though axing both was on the agenda.
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May births list from Mercy Medical Center.
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A woman suffered major injuries in a crash on the Knighton Road off ramp from Interstate 5 this evening.
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A woman suffered major injuries in a crash on the Knighton Road off ramp from Interstate 5 Friday evening.
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Q: Last year before the end of rockfish season, I went on a charter boat out of Berkeley. Some of the lingcod caught were females with eggs. When do lingcod spawn and can keeping these females hurt the fishery in the future? Should we as anglers release females like we do for striped bass? I’m glad to see the size limit d
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The California Highway Patrol is reporting that a convict who escaped from a fire crew in Mount Shasta has been found this evening.
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A roundup of North State news in brief.
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Anderson’s Measure A, a proposed sales tax increase intended to boost public safety, has more “yes” votes in updated, unofficial results posted Friday afternoon by the Shasta County Elections Office.
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Thomas Lawrence takes a look at the wonder of the 2014 World Cup.
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Human-caused damage to oceans help jellyfish thrive to detriment of other species.
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Time for Congress to restore a little common sense and honor to the people's house and the people's Congressional buildings.
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The poisoning — which caused the victim only a minor burn on her thumb — was a federal case only in the creative imagination of prosecutors.
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Tiger Field has never looked better. Spectators are even closer to the action, something I wouldn't have thought possible.
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LOS ANGELES _ Most Californians surveyed say the statewide drought has had little or no effect on their daily lives, and a majority oppose the suspension of environmental protections or large-scale public spending to boost water supplies, a USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll has found.
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Business news in brief.
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Construction activity in Redding ticked up in May, driven by Lithia Toyota's permit for its expansion on Cypress Avenue.
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Plant extra plants to mitigate damage from insects.
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Drought-tolerant doesn't mean "no maintenance." Find out what it takes to help these native plants thrive.
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Artichoke plant shoots up to nearly 6 feet tall and is laden with lots of vegetables.
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Pioneer Luncheon awash with memories of the good old days in Shasta County.
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Family of 1985 murder victim unhappy that their loved one's killer granted parole.
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Prostitution ring helped spark neighborhood watch group.
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Jessica Bradford is facing 25 years to life in prison when she's sentenced on July 25 for murdering her baby.
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Brent Weaver is campaigning in new ways for a Redding City Council seat.
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Firefighters say they've nearly contained a blaze in Igo off of Clear Creek Road that is at 4 acres this afternoon.
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Local athletes are set to compete at the CIF state track and field championships, beginning at 3 p.m. in Clovis.
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Two of Shasta's Most Wanted have been taken into custody, say Redding police.
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Lightning Strikes Moving Truck caught on camera moment take a look at this at a truck is driving down a highway in Canada. — it’s suddenly struck by lightning look at that a fireball — part of the truck. Trapping the couple inside thankfully a police officer was nearby and help to rescue them be […]
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Both lanes of eastbound Highway 299 are open today after a truck loaded with hot asphalt went off the roadway Thursday morning and dumped gallons of diesel and motor oil.
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Fire crews have contained a 13-acre vegetation fire near the intersections of Gas Point Road and Majestic Oak Circle in Cottonwood, about four miles west of Interstate 5.
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Colonial Revival Style influenced custom home in one of Redding’s most sought-after neighborhoods! Just $379,900. Near Gold Hills Golf Course, Shasta College, Simpson University, and Bethel. Bright and cheerful split fl
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Q. Does your tradition encourage humankind to be caretakers of Earth and all life on it? The first part is easy. Rabbi Hillel — first century CE — one of the most quoted of our sages, said, “He who saves a life, it is as if he saved the entire world.” Adam was given “dominion” over the earth, so as his descenden
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Redding Police were called to Mercy canyon this morning after homeless campers reported finding their friend unresponsive.
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Two women sustained major injuries and two others sustained minor injuries after a pickup rear-ended a school bus in the Gerber area south of Red Bluff.
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Here’s a modern Ranch Style stucco home in a nice neighborhood named Ravenwood. It’s owned by your government now, and they’ve elected to sell it. Representing their/your interests is foreclosure listing agent Larry Kirkland of Banner Realty. He writes: “Nothing
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My little baby left home today. Ma petite citrouille, my little pumpkin, is flying to France for ten days with about a dozen other kids from her high school. I'm used to saying goodbye to my teenager every summer. She spends as much time as she can with her dad in Oregon, and we've also [...]
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Expect the weekend to start on a hot note as today's high should hit 104 degrees. From there, though, the weekend will only get hotter. Saturday should hit 104, while Sunday will top 107. Overnight lows in the 60s will offer a break from the daytime heat. Forecasters expect highs in th
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In 1914: The Indians of the Pit River and other tribes held their annual salmon feast and barbecue at the junction of Burney Creek and Pit River. The event took place over several days. Large gambling games ran day and night, with 15 to 20 sitting in a game.
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DUNSMUIR — Dunsmuir’s now past recall election took center stage at the City Council meeting Thursday, with supporters having cake to celebrate.
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A roundup of North State news in brief.
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Several North State high schools celebrated their seniors with graduation ceremonies Thursday night.
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With only hours to go before graduation, Derek Longwell received the news that he'd be permitted to walk at Anderson New Technology High School.
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Preview of the CIF state track and field championships held in Fresno. It includes a breakdown of each event with extra emphasis on local competitors.
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A Shasta County jury said Thursday it’s unable to reach a unanimous verdict in the first-degree murder trial of a 25-year-old Whitmore woman accused of killing her 4-day-old-baby in 2011.
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Shasta County sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man who they believe robbed the TA Truck Stop using a gun he took in a vehicle burglary in the Win-River Casino parking lot last week.
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Preview of the Redding Pro-Am held at Riverview Golf and Country Club. The two-day event begins Sunday.
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Both the VA hospital in Sacramento and the VA clinic here in Redding could not have been more agreeable.
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The Israelis, by necessity the toughest of all anti-terror fighters, in 2011 gave up 1,027 prisoners, some with blood on their hands, for one captured staff sergeant.
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At the heart of the problem is the rent.
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A roundup of North State business news in brief.
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Redding man who landed in third wave at Omaha Beach went on to earn Silver and Bronze Stars, as well as Purple Heart.
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First white settlers discovered cave in 1878,
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Police Association wants to turn park from a homeless hangout to a family-friendly place.
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Haven Humane holds a fundraiser and Relay for Life honors cancer patients.
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WASHINGTON _ By any measure, the U.S. hemp industry is playing a hot hand these days.
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Adoptable Pets of the Week.
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See who was at what recent event.
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Two organizations seek volunteers.
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Bail reduced to $100,000 for three men after testimony on method they used to manufacture honey oil.
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Dolores Lucero's criminal trial set to start June 17, but that might hinge on her health.
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Caltrans to start work restriping streets on Monday.
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The California Department of Transportation, in partnership with the city of Redding, is holding an open house today on its $3 million paving project on Pine and California streets.
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Shasta County Secret Witness is offering a $2,500 reward for information on the identities of the person or people involved in the firebombing of the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office at 1355 West St.
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David Fiori, waist-deep in the chilly Kern River, braced against the current, stabbed a shovel into the ancient silt between his feet and tossed the muck downstream. His eyes, though, wandered to a potential prize — a spot on the opposite bank of the river.
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Woman Doesn’t Look Both Ways Gets Hit By Car The post Woman Doesn’t Look Both Ways Gets Hit By Car appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Carnival Worker Gets Hit By His Own Ride. Ouch! The post Carnival Worker Gets Hit By His Own Ride appeared first on Daily Dump.
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WWII Brutality Richard ‘Bud’ Peterson P-51 Ace Interview The post WWII Brutality Richard ‘Bud’ Peterson P-51 Ace Interview appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Dog Hits Like An NFL Linebacker The post Dog Hits Like An NFL Linebacker appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Emergency crews were dispatched to a highway collision with injuries on northbound Interstate 5 just south of Riverside Avenue this morning that apparently started because of traffic associated with another crash on that stretch of the freeway.
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Wimpy Goat Gives It All Its Got. The post Wimpy Goat Gives It All Its Got appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Henrique Oliveira Ant Hill Art Exhibit.The São Paulo-based artist recycles materials, reflecting on the human condition.Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira designed this at the The installation is taking place at Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade in São Paulo. Check out a video about it here: Th
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County health and state wildlife officials were notified after a truck loaded with hot asphalt went off Highway 299 near Buckhorn Summit and dumped about 100 gallons of diesel fuel into a creek this morning.
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Last night Craig and I had the honor and pleasure of performing as finalists in the Celebration of the Song event, produced by Chico radio station KZFR, hosted by Joe Craven.
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To head forward, sometimes you've got to go back. On the road at last. Destination Charleston, South Carolina by way of Houston, New Orleans and Tallahassee. Motoring towards the land of Dixie. I expect to travel 3,200 miles to get there. During the first legs—Redding to Bakersfield, and then on to Arizona and Texas—I a
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Gardening in space could become a reality soon if NASA is able to grow its first crop of romaine lettuce on the International Space Station.
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The high temperature in Redding today could hit 104 degrees. Friday's high should be about 103. North winds are expected both days and overnight lows should be in the 60s. Expect a hotter weekend with Saturday's high at 104 and Sunday at 105 degrees. Daytime highs could cool down into
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Some 847 vehicles passed through a DUI and driver's license checkpoint Wednesday evening, but no one was arrested for driving under the influence, Redding police said.
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In 1914: The Victor Power and Mining Co. bought the Midas Mining Co.’s holdings at Harrison Gulch in one of the largest mining deals ever consummated in California.
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Central Valley High School graduates Chance Stoner (left) and Zack Bishop do a fist bump as they practice what they were going to do on the commencement stage Wednesday evening at the Redding Civic Auditorium.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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A fire crew inmate walked away from his fire crew Wednesday afternoon, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.
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Police say teen skateboarder at fault
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A man has called for an ambulance after a dog bit his hand and nearly took off his thumb this evening.
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Separatists in Siskiyou County say the Election Day loss of a secessionist measure doesn’t represent a rejection of the Jefferson movement, just one toothless proposal about how to leave California.
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Note to readers: Each week the city of Redding shares a water conservation tip and provides how much water Redding Water Utility customers are using. The tips will appear each Thursday.
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A review of the most recent Godzilla game for the Iphone.
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Ever experience an event that creates peace, beauty, community and diversity of faith in the midst of enjoying nature? The Floating of the Lanterns has done so for nine years...
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Join us at Allen’s Golf Course, 2780 Sacramento Drive, Redding, California on July 12, 2014. It starts at 9 am.. Prizes, raffles and BBQ included. This event will benefit the special needs children of our local area. We will have a lot of fun!
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For anyone searching for another reason to enjoy a glass of red wine with dinner, here’s a good one: A new study has found that wine, as well as grape seed extract, could potentially help prevent cavities. They say that in their report, which appears in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, could lead to the
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Leslie Wilde says she plans to regain seat in November election.
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Fiber artist Chris Hartman spent her career as a law enforcement ranger working with the National Park Service, the California State Parks, Bureau of Land Management, and then the U.S. Forest Service. She has been a quilter since 1979. Her love of the arts and our state’s natural treasures inspired her to coordinate “Ce
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The idea of a small theater company has appealed to Russell Piette for years, so when the Shasta County Arts Council gave him an opportunity, he jumped at it.
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“I'm married to a visionary!” says Melody Thompson, owner of The Red House in Weaverville. It's the best way she can describe how a formerly dilapidated home on South Miner Street converted to a popular coffee house with a tropical feel and a warm welcome.
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Teen brings dogs to school to help train them to focus on assisting those with diabetes.
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Art helps girl overcome shyness and find a path.
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Count still too close to call for measure that would increase sales tax by a half of a percent in Anderson.
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A prominent Redding businessman is confident a measure to raise the sales tax a half-cent in Shasta County will be on the November ballot.
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A roundup of North State business news in brief.
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Even in south county, where contested races are on ballot, few show up to cast ballots.
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Prosecutor urges Bradford jury to return first-degree murder conviction, but defense attorney says his client's not guilty of anything.
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Things have unofficially shaken out in favor of incumbent Les Baugh in the highly contested race.
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U-Prep student overcomes tough period and is now heading to UCLA.
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Aaron Rushton recalls that when he and his wife, Cyndel, got married four years ago in Cave Junction, Ore., what guests remembered most about the ceremony was the caterer who served wood-fired pizzas. That gave the couple an idea, which eventually became Cinders Wood Fired Pizza, the restaurant that opened last month in dow
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Ballots still being counted. County clerk has 28 days to finalize tally.
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Wildlife officialsl release image of OR-7's pups.
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Doug LaMalfa is cruising to the general election in comfortable standing, while his Democratic challenger Heidi Hall has much work ahead.
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The underlying issue for Jeffersonians, and many others in the North State, is that we're outnumbered.
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The California Highway Patrol was attempting a traffic stop on a man wanted for desertion out of Washington state when he died in a crash on Intersate 5 near Castella this afternoon, the CHP said.
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The Trinity County Sheriff has warned today of a phone scam in which a caller demands payments from the victims, who supposedly have warrants out for their arrest.
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The Jefferson movement appears to have struck out in two out of three county primaries Tuesday.
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A Shasta County jury began deliberations this afternoon in the trial of a 25-year-old Whitmore woman accused of murdering her 4-day-old-baby in 2011.
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The 16-year-old boy who died after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Redding last week was at fault, the Redding Police Sgt. Brian Barner said this afternoon.
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Sometimes it takes a while for what goes around to come around. It took long enough, but it finally did come around. Those of you who have been with me for a while know that about 2 1/2 years ago I was close to losing my mind over stuff that happened at work. The encapsulation is
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Firefighters are heading to Interstate 5 near the Knighton Road overpass after receiving reports of a construction truck on fire with flames spreading to the brush.
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Blatant Racism in Cheektowaga NY. What kind of clientele do they have at these dollar general stores nowadays. This woman berates the innocent camera man in front of her children. This logic makes so much sense it hurts. She sounds like Ann Ramsey in Throw Mamma From The Train. Just a heads up there are […]
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The California Fish and Game Commision voted today to list the gray wolf as an endangered species in the state, while wildlife officials have confirmed that gray wolf OR-7 and his mate have puppies.
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Those with information asked to call 225-4200.
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Two morons compete for a Darwin Award. These geniuses ain’t got nothing on Russell the Russian Muscle. If Russell was there he would have lit it up with a stick of dynamite and shotgunned a ice cold silver bullet before stepping off the pile of wood. The post
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Deputies have identified a man who was found dead in the Lower Springs Road area of Shasta County on Tuesday night.
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South Koreans Develop Clever Way To Unclog Toilet.사용이 간단해서 여성용 뚫어뻥. I have always wanted to preform CPR on my toilet and now with this latest tool developed by South Koreans my dream is a reality. The post
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We are in a drought in Redding. Some local water districts are requiring cutbacks. With temperatures now climbing into the 100+ degree range, many of us are being forced to choose what parts of their landscaping shall be left to dry and perhaps die this year. It’s not a pleasant decision to make. Many have large inv
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Since the 1970s, California has dipped its toe into ocean desalination — talking, planning, debating. But for a variety of reasons — mainly cost and environmental concerns — the state has never taken the plunge. Until now.
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In the beginning, I rode a tricycle, my gateway bike.  I grew into a confident, fearless bicyclist who rode my blue Schwinn all over downtown Redding. I rode on sidewalks. I rode in gutters. I rode through creeks and culverts. I sped through cross walks and vacant lots. I raced down East Street on the [...]
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The federal government may reimburse doctors for talking to Medicare patients and their families about “advance care planning,” including living wills and end-of-life treatment options — potentially rekindling one of the fiercest storms in the Affordable Care Act debate.
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Luis Segura, a construction worker from El Salvador facing deportation, recently spent six months behind bars at an immigrant detention center in the Mojave Desert. His stay, at $118 a night, cost taxpayers more than $22,000.
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Expect Redding to break the triple-digit mark today as the high should be 102, according to the National Weather Service. The night, however, will cool to a pleasant 62 degrees. Thursday and Friday will also be about 102 degrees. The weekend should be slightly hotter, with Saturday's h
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The question: Why does Still Married do dress rehearsals before a gig? It was about ten years ago, when Craig and I first started playing together as a duo, we were practicing for a gig. I was wearing a brown and beige embroidered blouse from India. In person, the shirt was lovely. But we shot some video of our
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In 1914: B.F. Loomis, writer of scientific articles who was also a lumber manufacturer at Viola, spent a day on Lassen Peak taking photographs of the volcano eruption.
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The Redding Colt 45s were on the hard luck side on Tuesday night, losing 5-1 to the Medford Rogues in the finale of a two-game set. It was Redding's first loss of the young summer-collegiate campaign, dropping their record to 3-1. The Rogues, who compete in the West Coast League, advanced to 2-4 with the victory.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies are investigating reports of a dead body found in the woods near Shasta.
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The all-league teams are announced for Northern Section baseball and softball for the 2013-14 season.
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Bomb threat leads to Sears evacuation
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James Leedy from the Shasta Unified School District kicks off summer series of presentations.
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We could all use a line of credit from which we could get a few billion dollars, here and there, to cover our losses from time to time. But we are not all the post office.
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Critics would have U.S. utilities do nothing about global warming simply because their counterparts in other countries aren't doing enough.
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A young man's culture that is obsessed with choosing violence as entertainment has to be addressed.
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Woman did not take stand in her defense. Jury to get case Wednesday.
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Project Homeless Connection in need of donations as it holds its sixth annual event to aid the homeless.
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James Benno and his two sons are accused of marijuana cultivation and a slew of other charges.
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Even in south county, where contested races are on ballot, few show up to cast ballots.
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A roundup of North State business news in brief.
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Anderson’s Measure A, a proposed tax increase intended to boost public safety, was losing by a slim margin in results posted Tuesday night.
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Voters will have their first say about the movement to sever ties between California and the North State today.
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With the votes tallied, those in southern Shasta County will have selected a supervisor to represent District 5 over the next four years. Communities within that district include Anderson, Cottonwood, Manton, Millville, Viola and Shingletown.
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Republican incumbent Doug LaMalfa faces three challengers — Democrats Heidi Hall and Dan Levine and fellow Republican Gregory Cheadle — in a quiet primary race for the North State’s congressional seat.
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Don’t expect a major surprise in the race for the North State’s 1st Assembly District contest.
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With the votes tallied, those in southern Shasta County will have selected a supervisor to represent District 5 over the next four years. Communities within that district include Anderson, Cottonwood, Manton, Millville, Viola and Shingletown.
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The city of Shasta Lake will take public input on the Mountain Gate development project Thursday at the John Beaudet Community Center.
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A threatening note in the men's bathroom sparked an evacuation of the Sears store at the Mount Shasta Mall today, though police say no explosives were in the building.
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Susan Botts, Redding
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I met Heidi Hall for the first time yesterday.  I listened to her talk for about 10 minutes in the home of my friend with about 30 other folks from Redding, about why she is running to represent us in the U.S. Congress. Something strange happened to me:  I began to have some hope for [...]
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A huge sandstorm and record winds has killed at least four people in Tehran, plunging Iran’s capital into darkness during rush hour and forcing thousands to run for cover. The freak weather struck at 5.10pm local time, knocking down trees and sweeping debris across streets and into the windscreens of cars.State medi
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My daughter Mackenzie is on her first solo mission trip in Central America. She will be in Guatemala and Honduras for the summer. Although she has traveled and 'missioned' a lot, this is her first ex
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Shasta County and other California residents head to the polls today to vote in the primary election.
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Did you try to make a bid during last week’s KIXE-TV’s Travel, Leisure and Wedding Auction only to encounter phone problems?
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Redding police closed roads Tuesday morning to conduct crash investigations.
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Here are a couple of sellers who have chosen to reduce the asking price on their homes for sale. Bring us an offer!  Was $479,900 now $474,900! 21943 Sagebrush Trail Redding, CA 96003 Let Sagebrush Trail lead you home! Fabulous 3128 sqft 4/3.5 with 2 Master Suites at either end of home. Multipl
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Residential income. This government owned foreclosure has been listed for 237 days as of today. We are re-running it, as it has fallen out of escrow. And because frankly, there are no good new REO homes to feature today. This duplex in Cottonwood started at a hopeful $189K back in October. Get it for (much) less now
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Pacific Gas & Electric Company plans a power outage for Whitmore on Saturday so crews can replace two wooden poles and make additional upgrades on power lines to increase electric reliability in eastern Shasta County, spokesman Paul Moreno said.
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Best Fails of the Month May 2014 The post Best Fails of the Month May 2014 appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Why You Don’t Cross The Street Without Looking. Dirt bike riders suddenly emerge from the woods but only one makes it across the street. The post Why You Don’t Cross The Street Without Looking appeared first on
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Couple of Barrel Rolls in a P-51 Mustang. Got to take a ride in one of only a few 2-seater P-51 Mustangs flying in the world…here are a couple of rolls. The post Couple of Barrel Rolls in a P-51 Mustang appeared first on
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Baby Deer Rescued From Gate Runs Back to Its Mother. Cuteness overload. The post Baby Deer Rescued From Gate Runs Back to Its Mother appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Police spent about an hour Tuesday morning looking for a suspected vehicle thief near Win-River Resort & Casino south of Redding.
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Dear Editor- A News Cafe: The Board of Supervisors and the County Administrator have an opportunity to create more bed space in the jail on West St in Redding by studying the opening of the former Juvenile Hall on Radio Lane-Redding for a Women's Rehabilitation Center. The current 50+ female prisoners could be moved to
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The Redding City Council at its meeting tonight will be mulling plans to spend community block grant funds, a response to a controversial plan that may divert water from the Sacramento River to pumping plants in the south Delta and public employee benefits in light of the federal health care law.
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Get ready for the heatwave. That’s the word from the National Weather Service in Sacramento. It’s going to be sunny today with a high temperature near 91 degrees in Redding, but then things start to get hot for the rest of the week. Wednesday’s high temperature is expected to be
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The trial of a Whitmore woman accused of murdering her 4-day-old baby in 2011 resumes today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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In 1914: Charles Kermel of San Francisco planned to build an east Shasta county power company using local labor and materials. The company’s transmission line would extend 20 miles and carry 11,000 volts. The goal was to develop agricultural lines by supplying power and light.
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A Redding Colt 45s baseball home game and late results from the Redding Open golf tourney highlight area roundup.
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News in brief from around the North State.
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A Shasta Lake bicyclist was hit by a vehicle this afternoon while she was getting ready to cross Shasta Dam Boulevard in a crosswalk at Median Avenue, sheriff's officials said tonight.
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Police question man who they say struck teen and drove off.
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North State business news in brief.
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Chico company starts earth work on new Redding police station.
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Do-good hackers gain recognition for rethinking the city's story.
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Survey is also part of effort to start new Shasta College online course as well as open global trade center in the North State.
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Shasta among two rural counties selected for pilot program tracking offender outcomes.
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Family says deputies handled them roughly, threatened to shoot pet Chihuahua.
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A vegetation fire that had grown to nearly 20 acres southwest of Shingletown was contained this afternoon, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
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This column recommends taking a Dental Emergency kit with you when you go to a vacation. The necessary items of the kit is described.
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Join us for Northern California's premier mountain bike race! For 26 years, the Humbug Hurry Up has put some of the best racers to the test. Great prizes, great food and a great time!
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A review of The Walking Dead for Ps3, Xbox 360, Vita, and mobile devices.
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Lexi Lynn, a 10-year-old in Kristin Henry's fourth-grade class at Grant School, took first place for California in the American Academy of Family Physicians' Tar Wars poster contest.
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This column is a print of a letter of Dr. Parvin Carter from Lima, Peru. She wrote while she was a member of a group of volunteers of Rotary Club in Lima, Peru.
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Sign up now for the Chambers Wednesday "Downtown" and Saturday "Market by the River" farmers' markets.
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Yes believe it or not people living with chronic conditions such as arthritis and diabetes, can exercise! Research is demonstrating that diet and regular exercise is the cornerstone of health and wellbeing. Of course the exercise needs to be sensible, suited to participant interests and skills. Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) can be ju
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Shasta Synergy Softball starts the season with a 6 -2 win over the West Coast Heat.
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List of support groups in the North State.
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Agency: Independent Living Services of Northern California Volunteer opportunities: Flexible times available in office, events, fund-raising, newsletter and social media, photography, outreach, collaboration, assistive technology, peer mentoring, community gardens and vision resources. Training Availab
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Outdoors Recreation Groups ARCHERY Ishi Archery Club, Red Bluff: Hosts shoots at its range. Youth instruction available. Membership is $1 to $40. Information: 604-2919 or www.ishiarcheryclub.org Straight Arrow Bowhunters, Redding: Hosts events and shoots at its range. Annual membership is $60. Information: www.straightarrow
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After knocking over trash cans and scaring the residents of a Daytona Beach neighborhood Thursday, this black bear needed a rest. Subscribe to WESH on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1dqr14j The post Bear lies down
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Gas leak on Fleming Drive closes road
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Civilian Vigilante Ends A High-Speed Car Chase.After this reckless teenage drove through a crowded park, one man and his truck decided to put an end to the chase. I’m surprised he didn’t drive right over him!. This is the sort of reaction I would expect from the citizens of Shasta County. The post
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Epic Paper Airplane Throw. During the England vs Peru match, this guy picks off an opposing player from way up in the nose bleed section. The post Epic Paper Airplane Throw appeared first on Daily Du
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“Cemeteries are like history books you can read” say Mike Grifantini of the Shasta Historical Society. We attended his walking tour of the Redding Cemetery over the weekend. The m
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We showed this home for sale in Redding recently to a first time homebuyer. It was priced very attractively. The young buyer seemed captivated by the cute home’s possibilities. Meanwhile we could only keep pointing out this:
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Police are looking for a man they say robbed the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Redding on Sunday night, taking an undisclosed amount of money from a register.
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Today we chat with Matthew Kennedy, someone born and raised in Redding. Today he lives in San Francisco where he's a writer, film historian and anthropologist. He's also the author of three biographies of classic Hollywood: "Marie Dressler: A Biography", "Edmund Goulding's Dark Victory: Hollywood's Genius Bad Boy", and "Joa
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Hundreds of people came to the Cascade Theatre Saturday to hear local opera soprano Sydney Mancasola perform on her hometown stage with the North State Symphony, conducted by Brian Stone. "An Evening With Soprano Sydney Mancasola" was hosted by Mercy Foundation North, along with the support of myriad community individu
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National Weather Service forecasters say it'll be another sunny day with a high in the 90s today in Redding. The high will reach about 94 degrees, with winds of up to 8 mph. At night, the low will drop to 59 degrees as the winds pick up to as high as 20 mph. Tuesday is expected to be slightly cooler, while Wednesday and Thu
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Gary doesn't deal with heat well, and he considers anything over 80F/26C hot. Unfortunately, 118F/48C is not unheard of here. I used to enjoy the heat when I was a teenager but that was a very long time ago, and now it wears me down, but not as badly as it does him. Friday night he was feeling pretty bad from d
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News in brief from around the North State.
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The Redding Colt 45s won their third consecutive game to start the 2014 summer season on Sunday night, defeating the Santa Rosa Rosebuds 18-5.
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Police have questioned a Cedarville man and plan to seek charges against him in connection with a hit-and-run collision with a 16-year-old that left the youth in critical condition.
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The mother of the 16-year-old boy hit in downtown Redding last week said on her Facebook page that her son is brain dead.
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1914: Lassen Peak is again erupting. The new crater is 25 feet wide and 44 feet long. Rocks, ashes and mud were thrown out with a rumbling report covering a circular space 200 feet in diameter to a depth of from one to two feet.
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About 200 people turned out Sunday for the annual Walk N Roll fundraiser for the Roses 4 Hope Organization in Redding.
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We need to move away from the idea that masculinity and courage are synonymous terms.
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Drowning remains the leading cause of injury-related death among children in this state.
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I’d like to think that I have an eclectic Twitter news feed.
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Few challengers for county seats could lead to low voter turnout.
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An explosion in Redding that fire investigators believe was drug-related badly burned a man and several units of his apartment complex this morning.
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A Redding man badly burned in a Sunday morning explosion that fire investigators believe was drug-related is in serious condition, a UC Davis Medical Center spokeswoman said today.
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Anderson police say an intoxicated driver drove into a railroad crossing arm at the intersection of Ox Yoke Road and Highway 273 just before 8 a.m.
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The Mercy Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center, a member of the Healogics network, is participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week from June 2 to June 6. One of nearly 600 Healogics managed centers; The Mercy Wound Center offers advanced therapies to patients suffering from chronic wounds.
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ALEC is one of the more powerful political forces influencing legislation across our nation, yet few outside its own membership have heard of it. This is by design. ALEC has achieved its successes by being unnoticed.
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Gasps were audible as the images flashed before a gathering of scientists at a recent UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center pathology conference. On the screen before them were photos of a brain severely wasted with age, with what looked like silver rivers of atrophy cutting deeply through the tissue. Even for the experts,
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Each year, a handful of school systems across the country fall into such deep financial or academic trouble that states step in to help — or even take over entirely. The number remained steady in the first few years after the recession, despite fears that it would increase.
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It’s been two months since Rodrigo Salido left the maximum security wing at the Santa Rita Jail, and two months without pills for his bipolar disorder.
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Today will be sunny with a high near 96 degrees. A north wind will be 5 to 8 mph, becoming calm in the afternoon, the National Weather Service reports. Tonight should be mostly clear, with a low around 61. A south wind around 5 to 7 mph is expected, becoming calm in the evening. Monday is forecast to be sunny, with a high n
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The Redding Colt 45s continued their winning ways Saturday night, taking the second game of the 2014 summer season by a score of 11-4 against the Santa Rosa Rosebuds. After a 12-3 victory in the opener, the 45s now sit at 2-0.
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An Anderson police officer said he found a baggie of suspected methamphetamine on the side of Highway 273 after arresting a woman riding a motorcycle with expired registration Saturday night.
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CHICO — The game didn’t go their way, but the score didn’t nearly matter as much to the North players as the chance simply to play in the Bob Busch Classic did.
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A roundup of North State news in brief.
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The Redding Colt 45s summer collegiate baseball team clobbered the visiting Santa Rosa Rosebuds 13-2 on Friday evening on the opening of their summer campaign.
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Joe Martinez, like a lot of small restaurant owners, has a lot on his plate.
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When students at a UC Santa Barabara newspaper initially refused to publish news of a tragedy, they inadvertently revealed a different truth: the danger of a culture of protection.
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How to tell whether that job posting is for real or an elaborate phishing scam.
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What chance would a pedestrian or even another driver have if the pursued or the pursuer lost control at high speeds?
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Grandfather and boy bond over early meals and sports talk.
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Farmers and others offer local milk, beef and herbs.
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If this is Sunday and the first day of June, our daughter June is booked for a Happy Birthday gathering. Never mind which birthday; like most of us, the number of her years keeps growing like a happy, healthy Charlie plant.
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Two festivals on Humboldt coast feature fish and oysters.
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Rae and Joe Cosca of Redding celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 29, 2014, with a family dinner hosted by their children Leanna French and Pat Cosca in Shasta Lake. They were married on May 29, 1954, in Del Rio, Texas. Rae and Joe were in the Air Force during the Korean War. They are combat pistol shooters; Rae
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Brother needs to tell parents right away.
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Fishing license, not hunting license, needed to take carp in such a way.
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Cruise Holidays of Redding offers travel planning served up with discussions over coffee or wine.
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Medicare will cover hospice if certain conditions are met.
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Joe Bachman deserves our praise.
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It is a beautiful park with many interesting places to explore and has provided much enjoyment.
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What a sad day for the Redding community if the hotel project fails.
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Sometimes I’m really organized as a gardener and sometimes I’m just not. Take for instance the deadheading that is now in progress among my early summer blooming perennials – sometimes I get everything in order in advance: I get my gloves and clippers and even the kids’ old red wagon for collecting the cut back [...
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Connections. That’s what looking at history provides. Connections to the past. We attended the Shasta Historical Society’s walking tour of Diestelhorst Bridge yesterday. Below, historian Mike Grifantini offer
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Here’s a Fannie Mae home in the Sunwood Homes subdivision in east Redding. “What a cutie! Nice quiet cul-de-sac with large back yard. Home is very comfortable with a nice lay out. Kitchen features updated cabinets, built-in microwave and dishwasher. Don’t miss this
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Children are invited to participate in hands-on "make and take" cooking activities at the Redding Certified Farmers Market at the Healthy Shasta booth, adjacent to the Farm Club booth at the market's new location on the south side of Redding City Hall. aNewsCafe.com's own Doni Chamberlain will teach the kids cooking classes
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Angry Guy Throws Rock At Lamborghini Aventador. This man doesn’t want this car racing around the streets and throws a rock hard into the side of it. Here the youtube page of the original poster, Stephen Zinn. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzc4iteIwzlCHZ_ksqHQRiA The post
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Something tells me this kid is going to have a hell of a time living this down. The post Epic Spelling Bell Fail 2104 appeared first on Daily Dump.
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Aaron Rader, husband to our broker Erin Rader, spent a large amount of time this week helping the YMCA prepare their outdoor court in time for tonight’s Sober Grad for U-Prep. The extensive work took time away from his family and his own business, but it was very gratifying to get this thank-you letter yesterday fro
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Here’s a government owned home located in the popular Westgate Village subdivision. Click on this image to see 20 photos of this home
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The Rotary Club of Mt. Shasta has organized its second annual “Castle Crags Century” on Saturday, June 21, 2014. The ride will begin and end at the Mt. Shasta City Park with an expected 400 riders participating. The one day event is not a race, and will offer 4 ride options for riders, including a [...]
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The worst moments of my day almost always occur in the morning, those few minutes where I know I can no longer hit the snooze button and I must arise and face the day. A mixed palate of anxiety and dread swirls around in my groggy head as unfocused and poorly formed fears poke me [...]
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I like a drink as much as the next person - probably a great deal more than some - but people, if you're gonna drink, don't Facebook too. Give your keyboard to a designated sober Facebook friend. Really. I'm on the receiving end of some weird-ass posts recently.
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Friday, May 30 is Lake Shasta Caverns 50th anniversary, and tours are 50% off all day! The photo below is me and my kids returning from a tour sometime around the 25th Anniversary. Time flies…make some memories.
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When a woman says or does something that causes people to line up on opposite sides of the room, there will always be an extremely annoying small faction that pleads, "Why are women tearing each other down?" Because sometimes women are asshats, that's why. Being female does not automatically get you a pass from
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Check out 19588 Feather Falls Place in lovely Lake California. It’s move-in ready! Newer stucco home features indoor laundry, large kitchen with convection oven, Bosch dishwasher, and loads of storage. Access to back yard by side double gate. Ceiling fans. Laminate and tile floors. Cul de sac. Stucco exterior with f
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Here’s a nice property for a horse enthusiast on a budget.
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The Friends of Whiskeytown (FOW) will hold its 5th Annual Brandy Creek Beach Luau on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Brandy Creek Beach on Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Attendees will enjoy a Polynesian style buffet, Hawaiian entertainment, and a chance to bid on great prices during the silent auction. Tickets may be pur
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If you want to be somebody else, If you're tired of fighting battles with yourself If you want to be somebody else Change your mind “Change Your Mind” Sister Hazel I've just given up a long-held prejudice. For years, when anyone mentioned online degrees, I rolled my eyes. Real degrees, I thought, came from real [...]
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You want to attend the 4th Annual Tehama Trail Passport Weekend – an agricultural tour across Tehama County – but you don’t feel like driving. Whether you’re single, a couple or a family of four, the guided tour is the perfect option for you. The Tehama Trail shuttle service departs at 10 am Saturday and [...]
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If you enjoy fresh mountain air, fine local wine and bluegrass music, mark your calendars for Saturday, June 7 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm when Cedar Crest Vineyards & Winery in Manton will host the 7th Annual Bluegrass on the Mountain, a concert and fundraiser supporting local music and arts education. This year Bluegrass on
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On Saturday, June 7 at 9 am, your Relay for Life of Redding will join communities across the globe to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. The funds raised make a difference in the fight against cancer - just ask one of [...]
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“Some Enchanted Evening” will be a musical night to remember at the McConnell Foundation’s beautiful Lema Ranch. Enjoy a delicious dinner by Nok Hamburg, with live music featuring the big band jazz sounds and dance tunes of the Usual Suspects, and Brazilian music with Brazilectro featuring vocals by Noel. Seating is l
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When most people think of Sonoma County, wonderful wineries pop into their heads. The area is also home to several well known microbreweries. One of these is Russian River Brewing Company (RRBC). RRBC was originally owned by Korbel Champagne Cellars in Guerneville, CA. When Korbel decided to get out of the beer business in
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Depending on how much you like your guests. ‘Guest garage, anyone?’
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See, I took a nap this afternoon, which doomed me to be awake at this very late hour (or very early, depending on your perspective). Things happen. For some reason I thought about Kip Lee. I went to high school with him, and I guess he was normal enough then. I do remember in biology class - this would be about
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Greetings Friends and Family, My newest novel is available as a FRE
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Two local headlines today: Deputies pull pantless transient from Sacramento River, sheriff says A pantsless man was pulled from the Sacramento River this afternoon, said Tom Bosenko
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Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional kick-off to Summer here in Redding. Here’s a video I did over the weekend with my grandson and his parents in the pool. Just the thing to get you in the mood for another northstate Summer! Swimming. It’s Really Redding.
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Here’s another government owned home in that neighborhood of Redding with all the Space Age names, Starlight Estates. Like our last FDotD post, this one only has one photo for marketing purposes. Evidently th
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The ISS has HD cameras, and offers a live feed. Here is your planet, below. Press play. Wait a bit. If black, it’s probably night for the ISS. If grey or brown, it’s switching cameras. Be patient. Sunrise comes every 45 minutes for our intrepid crew and station, so check back soon. It’s worth it. Toggle “Best
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Here’s a rare REO in Shasta Hills Estates, a gated Active 55+ community. There’s just this one marketing image supplied, but you can click on it to make it larger at least. It’s a c
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A couple of people I know got married some years ago.  It was an ill-fated marriage; they really had very little in common, outside the bedroom, if you know what I mean.  Their battles were long and
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When I was a child - granted, that was a long time ago - Memorial Day was on May 30. It was not a three-day weekend. Older people like my grandmother referred to it as Decoration Day. The Uniform Monday Holiday Act was passed in 1968, moving four holidays from their traditional dates to a specified Monday in order to create
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Above the fold, no less. Well, technically this isn’t specifically about us. But we’re quoted as sources by journalist David Benda. No, not the “Murderer gets life in prison” story.
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Here’s an east Redding home at a very attractive price. The price howev
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Classic mid century ranch style home that has been tastefully updated. A well loved home that has been in the family for many years. This home is approximately 2373 sqft, and is located on 1.19 country acres. Stylish brick entryway
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Here’s a handy calculator that could help the architect from our last post to make an informed decision as to whether he should buy or rent. Click on the thumbnail to visit the NYT Calculator. Of cou
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Nobody builds much out of Lodgepoles these days. Not lodging, at least.
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Have I ever told you the story of how I got here? No? Refresh your drink, settle in, and I'll tell you how I became acquainted with Redding and became the Mistress of Ceremonies at the Cascade Theatre. And stick around, because I'm going to unleash the Cascade's 10th Anniversary Season on you. It's kind [...]
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On May 31 local opera star, Sydney Mancasola, will perform at the Cascade Theatre in a benefit concert for Mercy Foundation North. Proceeds from the evening will be directed to the important community services of Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs and Golden Umbrella. Mancasola recently won the prestigious Metr
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by Ryan Loughrey The last week of school brings about the –ings: cramming for finals, planning for the summer, and tanning to get rid of the pale whiteness that had come with winter.   However, there also occurred an event that, it could be argued, is even more important than ha
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I know them. You know them. We all know them. The Nigerian scammers. We all get their emails. We delete them. I have an alternative email address that I keep for very specific business purposes. For some reason it attracts scads and scads of scam emails. I check it every few days and delete all the spam.
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Here’s a new locavore treat. Salt and Savour make sauerkraut in Dunsmuir. I bought a jar recently. The first application that came to mind was a kraut hotdog. I know I wa
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Twice a year, I do something I loathe more than serving jury duty or sitting in the dentist's chair. I prepare my students' grades. Evaluations are essential for helping students improve. No problem there, but grades are more—and less—than that. They are the ultimate abstraction of a student's effort to a single symbol,
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A few weeks ago, I entered a song in radio station KZFR's "Celebration of the Song" contest. The song -- 2:20 -- was inspired by a late night trip to the Redding train station at two o'clock in the morning - because that's when the train rolls through town.  The
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Here’s a government owned home and separate shop on 2.7 acres in Happy Valley.
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Opting to forego a 4.5-percent raise “wasn’t that difficult of a decision, quite frankly,” City Manager Kurt Starman said Wednesday, a day after the City Council met behind closed doors for an annual evaluation of his performance. Starman said the salary increase was called for in the employment contract he
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The Board of Supervisors held a brief meeting this week, with a modest agenda. At every meeting of the Board, time is set aside for Supervisors to report on activities they have engaged in during the previous week as part of their work. Often this is simply a list of meetings and community events attended. [...]
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Here’s some feelgood claptrap they are running on TV about Realtors. I think you could just as easily substitute Plumber for Realtor, and the message would be equally meaningless, but hey that’s just my reaction. I hope they didn’t spend too much Realtor money on it, because I think it fails to be very compellin
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To the Manor, born. We like Westwood Manor as one of the most walkable of Redding neighborhoods. This is the only marketing image we are supplied, click to slightly enlarge. Restatuants, Grocery stor
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Redesign is the service of creating dramatic room makeovers, utilizing the client's existing furnishings, art and accessories. I had the pleasure of being hired to redesign friends' Canda and Don William's lovely beach-inspired home. Canda was gracious enough to share the couple's redesign experience with aNewsCafe.com read
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On Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., there will be an Asante African Bazaar at St. James Lutheran Church, 2500 Shasta View Drive, in Redding, featuring beautiful hand-crafted gift items including: baskets, jewelry, clothing, batiks, table clothes, carvings, purses, soap stone and hats.  The Asante Netw
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Only at a world-class repertory theater like Ashland can you get to see live stagings of Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" and the Marx Brothers' "Cocoanuts" in a single theater weekend. It's almost too much hilarity to handle at a go. But, watching them back-to-back brings out the family resemblance between the two farces,
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Hello Race Fans! We’ve updated our season schedule to accommodate the races that were rained out in April and worked out some other scheduling errors. Though not many changes were made, please disregard the old schedule and print this one out for future reference. As always, you can find up to the minute rac
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Tehama County is situated in the fertile northern Sacramento Valley and is host to a rich and diverse ecosystem, which yields some of the finest food in the world. Many of these crops are grown by the Tehama Trail farmers, who you will get a chance to meet during the 4th Annual Tehama Trail Passport [...]
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Captured these images from a meadow off Mt Eddy, about an hour’s drive north of Redding. Very pretty.
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The California Assoication of Realtors is offering a sweepstakes with a $10K prize. Click on the link to enter. You can enter once a day. Void outside California and where prohibited. The Champions of Home™ $10,000 Furniture Makeover Sweepstakes (the
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Wife needed her medications refilled. Dr. A said, "You must come in. We will not renew prescriptions without a physical." Physical included a blood panel. Three days later she got a call to come in immediately for a consultation. The referring Dr. A said, "You have a very serious problem." He gave her an appointment [...]
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The is my two youngest brothers new book.  Warning: This is not a spiritual book! It has adult humor.That being said..... It is really funny!Here is their web page
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Corning, CA, May 15, 2014 — Recognizing that a skilled workforce is vital to the economic and cultural health of a community, Rolling Hills Casino proudly hosted the “Expect S’More Opportunities, Summit on Education” in the Carlino’s Event Center.? ?The annual summit is a program of Expect
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Come on out to enjoy this big Redding – Bella Vista home on 5 acres with a pool. Stop by and say hi! We’ll be out there from 11 -1pm on Saturday. 21943 Sagebrush Trail Redding, CA 96003.
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"It's spring fever..... You don't quite know what it is you DO want, but it fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!" Mark TwainSigh. Just thinking about what I want, and what it will take to get it, and how long that might be before it happens.We all have the illusion that we're in control, but we aren't, not really.
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Here are a few images captured yesterday of our listing at 6996 Reflection. It’s been beautifully renovated. Seller is motivated! Click any to enlarge slightly.
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Actually, we celebrate rodeo all week long in Redding with many civic events that culminate in the evening show at the rodeo grounds. Here are a few images I captured at the 2012 event to get you fired up for this year’s spectacle. It’s a unique tradition here.
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Here’s a link to an amusing series of images of homes that fail the curb appeal test. Shasta County sellers often don’t seem to recognize the value of curb appeal. You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Click on the thumbnail to go to the article.
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In 1914: Crews planned to drive a tunnel over a mile long at the Bonanza King mine. The No. 4 tunnel, already 700 feet long, would be expanded 6,500 feet.
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A roundup of North State news in brief.
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Enterprise High softball has a chance to clinch a share of a Sac River League title Tuesday, with a doubleheader sweep of West Valley and some help from Red Bluff.
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Foothill High softball hosts Red Bluff in a pivotal Sac River League doubleheader. Both teams need wins to stay alive in the hunt for an SRL title.
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A missing 17-year-old has prompted an alert from the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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That didn’t take long.
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Those who think Wally Herger did a good job elected Doug LaMalfa.
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More Madgic fall-out.
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What we really need are more committees.
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There seem to be a dangerously large number of people who think that the law exists to give them whatever they want -- even when that means denying other people the same rights they claim for themselves.
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The hope is to do something -- anything -- about the weight crisis that has become a leading driver of spiraling health care costs.
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We should hold teachers to a high standard.
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Armed with devices, they scoured downtown Redding for signs, benches, lights and crosswalks to be used by planners.
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Some employers having hard time finding skilled workers, Mark Lascelles tells panel. Also, he expects a deal with an airline could be clinched in coming year.
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Police, sheriff’s deputies and a California Highway Patrol helicopter searched a south Anderson neighborhood Tuesday for at least one man they believe ran away after an attempted residential burglary here.
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Company that makes microscopy equipment wants to build 30,000-square-foot facility on Mountain Lakes Boulevard.
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North State business news in brief.
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An ACID official said the drought has made the district's canals more susceptible to seepage.
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Sierra Pacific Industries will give One Safe Place $1 million over the next five years for the anti-family violence organization's new shelter, the biggest donation the organization has ever received.
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Kids get chance to ride horses and beard growers can show off their whiskers at Rodeo Week events.
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Firefighters have contained a blaze in an outbuilding at 1735 Milo Avenue this evening.
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Kevin Askeland's North State Notes column.
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Foothill High softball entertains Red Bluff in a crucial Sac River League doubleheader at 3 p.m. in Palo Cedro Tuesday.
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A driver charged with vehicular manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter in connection with a July crash that claimed the life of a 5-year-old boy pleaded not guilty today during his arraignment in Tehama County Superior Court.
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A flatbed truck caught fire in Tehama County this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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A sedan has crashed into a construction area, causing debris to spill into and block the southbound freeway lanes near Lakehead this morning.
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Sierra Pacific Industries will give One Safe Place $1 million over the next five years so the anti-family violence organization can build a new shelter in Redding.
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Police have called off a search for a burglary suspect who fled after barricading himself in a home on Hemlock Street this morning.
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A potentially armed suspect is inside the ABC2News building in Baltimore, Md., after ramming into the TV station with a dump truck. Police would later confirm that the dump truck the man used to ram the building three times was stolen.
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The California Association of Realtors conducted a survey of home luxury home buyers and sellers. 730 online surveys were received in November 2013. Respondents are luxury clients who purchased or sold a home for over one million dollars. We have some interesting results we’ll be sharing here.
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First Christian Church, 3590 Placer Street, Redding will be holding a drive-thru collection of new (nothing outdated please), travel or regular size personal hygiene items on Saturday, May 31st from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. The items collected will be distributed at Project Homeless CONNECT. Project Homeless CONNECT is an ann
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Check here for live updates from today's Shasta County Board of Supervisors meeting starting at 9 a.m. at 1450 Court St., Suite 263 in downtown Redding.
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That didn’t take long. The whereabouts of the “loot” stolen Monday by the Lone Stranger and the Sidekick to kick off Redding Rodeo Week was quickly found that very morning under a bench at the Veterans Grove near the Civic Auditorium.
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Until 2004, the knowledge of beautiful cascading Whiskeytown Falls was kept silent. In the late 1960’s only a few loggers and park rangers knew about the falls, but the funds to create a trail and protect them were not available. It was Whiskeytown Recreational Area’s best kept secret. Eventually, park rangers and other
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Temperatures are on the way up, as today's high is expected to reach 95 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
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In 1914: Pollow’s large carnival threw open the doors of its numerous attractions and set the indicator a-spinning on many a wheel of fortune. The attractions were scattered over half the business section of downtown Redding, the crowds traveling from one center of attraction of another.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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Simpson University softball defeated Concordia of Portland in its NAIA playoff opener in Irvine.
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Foothill High baseball travels to play West Valley in a suspended game for a chance at a share of a Sac River League championship.
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A breakdown of the latest Northern Section baseball and softball playoff points. The baseball playoffs begin Friday, while softball is in the final week of the regular season.
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North state news in brief
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Bradford facing 25 years to life in prison if convicted of murdering her baby.
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Man accused of killing 14-year-old girl to return in July to find out whether trial will be moved out of Tehama County
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Redding's Jack in the Box stores are now letting recipients of CalWorks use their EBT cards to pay for food.
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Paul Howell made a choice nearly 50 years ago that he now realizes was one of those life-changing moments. The Redding resident was 16 when his family's home in Ohio was lost fire.
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If climate change isn't man-made, does that mean there's no reason to try to counter its effects?
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The state Energy Commision is poised to award a $27.5 million contract to build hydrogen refueling stations to a new company that's never built anything. But the firm's co-president helped design the refueling program .
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Union PAC spends more than $15,000 raised by fellow unions on ads and other expenses.
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Do Republicans really need the Benghazi issue to crush Democrats in the midterm election — especially since it's been repeatedly investigated?
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Union PAC spends more than $15,000 raised by fellow unions on ads and other expenses.
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Wolves seen on same trail, and OR-7 sticking around in one location. It all adds up to possible new family.
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OR-7, the gray wolf who made history as the first wild wolf in California in more than 80 years, may have a mate and a litter of puppies, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said today.
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The following are on-going volunteer opportunities listed under "Volunteer Opportunity of the Week" in the newspaper on Fridays. Volunteer Opportunities The following are on-going volunteer opportunities listed under "Volunteer Opportunity of the Week" in the newspaper on Fridays. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Agency: BloodSource V
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North State business news in brief.
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Outdoors Recreation Groups ARCHERY Ishi Archery Club, Red Bluff: Hosts shoots at its range. Youth instruction available. Membership is $1 to $40. Information: 604-2919 or www.ishiarcheryclub.org Straight Arrow Bowhunters, Redding: Hosts events and shoots at its range. Annual membership is $60. Information: www.straightarrow
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List of support groups in the North State.
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Foothill High baseball travels to Cottonwood to play West Valley in a suspended game at 3 p.m. Monday. With a win, Foothill clinches a share of a Sac River League championship with Shasta and Red Bluff.
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Software and other tech jobs top list of entry level jobs, while bank teller and some trades jobs bottom out for salaries and outlook for those industries.
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It isn't even 10:30 AM and already this morning I made some mistakes. Mistakes I hope the right people don't catch and hold against me. Then I read Anne Lamott and I got it. I am not going to spend another minute worrying about those mistakes. There's a whole chapter on perfectionism in B
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Girls, cards and drink were the Asphalt Cowboys’ downfall Monday morning, as two mysterious strangers got away with a boot full of loot at Tri Counties Bank.
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Shoppers like to use listing “portals” to find homes for sale, especially on mobile devices. Several of the big ones are Realtor.com, Zillow, and Trulia. Only Realtor.com gets a direct feed from our MLS, so you can be sure the homes around here that show as “listed for sale
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The California Highway Patrol is reporting a big rig rolled over this morning after hitting a pickup at Locust and South Barney roads in the Anderson area.
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The Red Bluff man accused of strangling a 14-year-old girl last year may learn in July when his defense attorney's motion to have his murder trial held outside Tehama County will be set.
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National Weather Service forecasters say Redding will have one more day in the 80s before starting a heat wave of days over 90 degrees. The high for today should be 88 degrees under sunny skies, with winds blowing up to 8 mph. At night, it will drop to about 54 degrees before warming up to 92 degrees Tuesday.
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Thursday, May 15th, the City of Redding presents a free concert and art show at Redding City Hall. The Summer Art Reception runs from 5-7 and features art from the Grand View Fine Arts Society, quilts created by the Quilter's Sew-Ciety of Redding and art by Patricia Cook.
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Four of Shasta College’s athletes qualified Saturday for this weekend’s California Community College Athletic Association’s track and field championships at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut.
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1914: The Trinity Dredging Company operates a big dredger in Trinity County and the month just passed was a profitable one, the cleanup being exceptionally satisfactory. From present indications the season’s run will be more profitable than in recent years.
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In response to Bob Madgic's May 4 letter.
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Eldon McGarity, Redding
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MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Pro-Russian insurgents in two of the most tense regions in eastern Ukraine were prepared to conduct a vote Sunday on declaring sovereignty, while the country's acting president warned that it represented "a step into the abyss."
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Noah's Vision Inc. connects men with disabilities with work around town.
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The warm and windy gift that Mother Nature gave the North State on Mother's Day is a preview of what weather forecasters said to expect across California this week. Winds were also howling across the West on Sunday.
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FAA drone regulations are stifling creativity.
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Prevailing wage,s in letter writer's opinion, are a rip-off of the taxpayers, who pay for government related projects.
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So many Republicans seem to have lost track of the importance of distinguishing real facts from made-up facts, and seem ultimately to believe that the very idea of democratic governance is a liberal plot that must be opposed with every tool available.
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Post your most CRUCIAL CRUCIAL CRUCIAL-ASS movies, like the movies that explain everything about yourselves in your current incarnations (not necessarily your ten favorite movies but the ten movies that you, as a person existing currently, feel would help people get to know you) (they can change later on obviously).
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Even a mighty Spring downpour couldn’t stop the fun at yesterday’s baby shower for Robby and Abby. Family, food, and fun. It’s Really Redding.
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Homily - 4th Sunday of EasterJohn 10: 1-10 To understand the parable of the sheep and the gate, it is helpful to trace our steps back two thousand years into the time of Christ, to the time of sheep, shepher
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"When you thought I wasn't looking" When you thought I wasn't looking,I saw you hang my first painting on the refrigerator,and I immediately wanted to paint another. When you thought I wasn't
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The vast majority of complaints lodged against Border Patrol agents operating within 100 miles of the Southwest border result in no disciplinary action or are still pending after many years, according to newly released documents from the agency’s office of internal affairs.
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Understanding the depths of the crisis Ukraine faces today takes only a visit to historic St. Volodymyr’s Cathedral.
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The man arrived at the hospital with a fever and a bad cough. Relatives accompanied him through the doors, beneath the red neon sign reading “Emergency.”
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Redding will leave behind any notion of rain this week as the area starts flirting with triple-digit daytime highs. Today should be sunny with a high near 83 degrees, while Monday should be 88 and Tuesday will be 92. Wednesday will give the best chance of breaking the 100-degree mark, though forecasters expect to fall just
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Mike Davis and Jenny Melchor will won't be steaming your ordinary cup of espresso when they open Caffe Pagato in the Caltrans building in downtown Redding.
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Panel thanks their moms for lessons and love.
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Eilyne Davis had clearly thought a lot about what she’d say when she was named Volunteer of the Year for Viva Downtown Redding on Thursday night.
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Unpopularity of wide-brimmed hats accompanies rise in skin cancer rates.
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AB109 was planned as a very large structure on top of a foundation that was never built.
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>It’s quite a view. In the west, the rugged Spring Mountains bask in the morning sun, an ever-changing interplay of light and clouds, peaks and valleys.
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Jonah takes initiative to sell off baseball cards to help fund his sister's trip.
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The exchange is for those who may qualify for subsidy. Those who earn more than 400 percent of the poverty level need to turn to companies directly or use an agent.
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Apps will let you read various vendors' e-books on difference devices.
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Make small changes now to add more to your nest egg.
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Leaky drip system removed -- along with troublesome vinca.
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Cut out shapes from magazines, newspapers and art paper to create paper beads to string on yarn.
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Tyda Ann Bailey and Robert Wayne Mattheis, both of Kingston, Okla., are engaged to be married on June 7, 2014, at Texoma Cabins in Kingston, Okla. The bride-elect is the daughter of Lena Barker, and Jo and Larry Bailey, all of Kingston, Okla. She grew up in Ardmore, Okla., and graduated from Ardmore High School in 1992. She
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Maudie and Bill Gregory, of Redding, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 8, 2014, with an anniversary trip. They were married on May 8, 1954, in Reno, Nevada. Bill came to Redding in 1938. Maudie came to Redding in 1946. They spent their working life in construction. They retired in 1978 and went into the regis
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Summer camps also taking sign-ups now.
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Get documentation from person gifting you fish so you don't look like you're over the limit.
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People should check out the Shasta College Symphonic Orchestra.
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When it comes to thinking about the future, a multiplicity of visions is key.
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Kind couple made junior prom even more special.
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Oregon Street Antique Mall has great new owners.
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A fire this morning at a single-story office building on West Street across from the Shasta County Jail was intentionally set, Redding firefighters said.
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In 1914: Native Americans were planning to hold a recall in Redding. The number attending was very large as participants arrived from as far north as Oregon; never before had there been so American Indians in Redding. Chief George Wesley was to be subjected to the procedure of the white man’s recall election. The objectio
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paying homage in style and theme to the vintage horror movies of the 1970s, "The Quiet Ones" is the latest stylish shocker from Hammer, the recently reactivated classic U.K. studio imprint. Mixing creaky haunted-house and exorcism tropes with a nod to the contemporary found-footage subgenre, the film re
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Authorities say they arrested a 19-year-old man who led them on a chase in a stolen pickup in North Redding this morning.
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Randall Smith - known as Randy - is a retired physician and community activist who for more than a decade now (many of these as the environmental chair for the Rotary Club of Redding) has been working with the California department of Fish and Wildlife and the City of Redding spearheading a native plant restoration [...]
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The CIA has made plans to close its network of secret bases in Afghanistan and pull its personnel back to Kabul this summer, an unexpectedly abrupt withdrawal that the U.S. military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of American troops remain in the country, U.S. officials said.
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Hickman Mills school nutritionist Leah Schmidt has always loved solving that puzzle of serving up healthy meals that nose-wrinkling children actually will eat.
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Russell and Shirley Dermond, married 68 years, had no known enemies. They had no questionable financial dealings. And there was no sign of forced entry into their home in Reynolds Plantation, a gated community that overlooks Lake Oconee on the outskirts of Eatonton, southeast of Atlanta. They were wealthy,
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Forecasters expect a 20 percent chance of showers before 11 a.m. today, though the day will otherwise be mostly sunny with a high near 71 degrees. If it does rain, new precipitation should be less than a tenth of an inch. The night will cool to about 49 degrees. Sunday should shoot up to 82.
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Hop on over to our website and download a free tune -- From Your Mama's Heart. Happy Mother's Day to all. Click HERE to go to our download page
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The Gaying of Americaby Austin RuseIn Making Gay Okay, Robert Reilly says the ascendancy of me
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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Red Bluff High baseball hosts Shasta at 7 p.m. Friday with a Sac River League championship on the line.
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In 1914: An investigation of the Pit River plan was approved by the federal government. The Pit was the principal tributary of the upper Sacramento River and was especially important for irrigation due to a great reservoir site at Big Valley where it would be possible to build a dam that would hold the total flow of the str
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A roundup of North State news in brief.
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Authorities confirmed a man died tonight after being hit by a train in the area of Oasis and Scott roads in north Redding.
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Just before 8 p.m. Friday, Dave Krieger thought he saw a house cat behind his chicken coop in the backyard of his home in the 7200 block of Churn Creek Road.
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Red Bluff High baseball has seven innings and its home field on hand to become an outright Sac River League champion.
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Shasta County may have more money than ever this year to dedicate toward bike and pedestrian transit projects following a vote by the Shasta Regional Transportation Board (SRTB) on Wednesday night, but the shift in funding also leaves more densely populated areas with less funding to make road and sidewalks repairs fixes so
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Redding, of course, is one of the sunniest places in the nation. Paradise, for a dermatologist.
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Q. In your opinion would the world be better off if everyone had only one perspective on faith or many? Not to second guess God; in the Holy Qur’an we are told if God wanted us to all believe the same and look the same he would have created us all the same. But he created us all different and having different belief syste
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Woman fosters garden for decades in Cottonwood.
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Honeysuckle, dandelions and chrysanthemums among plants with edible flowers.
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Most raspberries need colder weather, but at least two varieties can flourish here in the North State.
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Seven kindergarten boys and girls in bright red shirts stood in front of their classmates and held up signs with bold letters on them, spelling out the word “EGELLOC.”
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It doesn’t look like much from the outside, just an old dairy barn. But the plain wooden building houses one the newest weapons in the never-ending war against mosquitoes.
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Criminal charges against a Redding pawnshop accused of selling stolen merchandise were dismissed Friday in Shasta County Superior Court by the district attorney’s office.
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The drought is keeping those who prospect for water busy. So much so that North State well drillers and pump businesses are backlogged with work. Some are taking appointments for September.
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More than 250 people have signed an online petition seeking the maximum punishment for an allegedly impaired driver accused of crashing into a motorcyclist who later died.
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Thomas Lawrence's "College Notebook" column dissects college sports in Redding and beyond.
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One reason to suspect a Putin feint is that Russia's major trading partners in Europe — the ones who could do serious damage to Russia's economy and Putin's oligarch buddies — have resisted broader sanctions.
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Paolo Mancasola, a former Central Valley High and Shasta College player, signed with a German team to play professional men's basketball.
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A group of medical marijuana advocates hopes voters will replace Shasta County’s current marijuana grow rules with a new set of regulations they say better balance the needs of patients with the concerns of others in the community.
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Water-saving measures that worked during the last big one are still viable.
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A 56-year-old Shasta County man is facing life in prison after he was convicted today of sexually molesting a child over a two-year period, prosecutors announced.
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OROVILLE -- A Montague man died when he crashed his pickup while trying to pass another car on Highway 70 Thursday night.
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Criminal charges against a Redding pawnshop accused of selling stolen merchandise were dismissed this morning in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Anne Lamott wrote this. I so agree. English (US) · Privacy ·
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A 23-year-old Shasta Lake man pleaded guilty Thursday to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in connection with an ATV crash in Burney last year that killed his 17-year-old cousin.
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This home looks quite nice. It’s now under the control of HUD.
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A 42-year-old Redding man who died Thursday when a Sierra Pacific Industries garbage truck he was driving crashed on Highway 99W in Gerber was identified today by the California Highway Patrol as Troy Hartman.
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The day after I graduated from college, my friend Lisa and I got on a plane headed for Athens. Greece, not Georgia. It was a decision that changed my life forever, and I owe it all to my mom. To tell this story the right way, we should go back a few months, to the [...]
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With no conclusive research, states are all over the map as they try to assess intoxication by measuring blood levels of THC, the main ingredient in marijuana. There’s no easy way to do it, with marijuana stored in fat cells and detectable in blood long after it’s smoked or consumed, for days or weeks,
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The increased concentration of carbon dioxide that comes with climate change could mean some basic food plants will carry lower concentrations of iron and zinc — and deficiencies of those nutrients are already a “substantial global public health problem,” scientists reported this week.
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National Weather Service forecasters say there's a 30 percent chance of rain today in Redding, but starting Sunday the area will see dry days. The high will get to about 75 degrees under sunny skies, with winds blowing up to 8 mph. At night, expect a drop to about 48 degrees as skies become partl
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In 1914: Seattle men planned to develop the famous Mad Ox Mine near Whiskeytown. The mine had already yielded much money but was regarded as still very rich and as one of the richest gold producing properties in Shasta County.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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Enterprise High's softball team hosts Foothill for the Sac River League lead.
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Downtown Redding problems? What problems? At Thursday night’s State of Downtown, a celebration of the city’s old core and its people, there was little room for dwelling on the negative.
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Downtown Redding problems? What problems? At Thursday night’s State of Downtown, a celebration of the city’s old core and its people, there was little room for dwelling on the negative.
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A roundup of North State news in brief.
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Young, talented and bursting with enthusiasm -- two singer-songwriters team up and prove that the whole really IS greater than the sum of its parts. Matthew Songmaker and Sami Jo are the newest duo to hit the Redding music scene.
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Former Shasta College softball player D.J. Foster is done with athletics, and heading into the United States Navy.
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Police say a woman thwarted a man who tried to kidnap her on Magnolia Street this afternoon.
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T.J.'s notebook suggests how the Sac River League should handle if there is a three-way tie for the league title.
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Shasta County has nearly a half-million dollars to spend on bike and pedestrian-friendly transit projects in the coming months roughly four times the amount of money dedicated to similar projects in past fiscal years following a split vote by the Shasta Regional Transportation Board (SRTB) on Wednesday night.
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Communities and mining companies fielded and supported their own teams.
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Find a new friend to take home.
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Fishing derby at J.F. Shea facility draws hundreds.
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Store owner will bring out tables and chairs for nearby restaurant patrons to use while they wait for tables.
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See who was at what event in the North State recently.
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Annual event includes a run, dove releases and a call to remember those who died in the line of duty.
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Also tour olive groves, see men in heels and head outdoors to see plants and birds.
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Training provided for those who want to help.
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Actress Loni Anderson will be in Redding Saturday at the Race to Erase MS run/walk for multiple sclerosis, a disease her Redding daughter was diagnosed with five years ago.
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North State business news in brief.
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Store to open next month in former Gottschalks Center on Hilltop.
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The State of the Downtown highlights the positive happening in downtown Redding tonight.
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A man found dead in an Anderson house fire shot and killed himself, though what killed his mother, also found in the home, hasn't been determined, said staff with the Shasta County Coroner's Office.
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A Redding man died when a Sierra Pacific Industries garbage truck he was driving crashed on Highway 99W in Gerber, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Follow updates of the Foothill-Enterprise game from reporter T.J. Holmes.
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Follow the NFL draft updates.
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A 37-year-old Red Bluff man arrested in April for attacking another man with a hammer has been sentenced to four years in jail.
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Here are some more trend charts we like to view each month. Notable for April is that median home price hovers around $200K. The black line below, in the Listing Prices graph. This is for the entire MLS which includes
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Emergency crews this morning headed to the intersection of Cloverdale and Clear Creek roads after a vehicle was reported about 100 feet down an embankment. But they didn't find anyone inside.
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Homily - 4th Sunday of EasterJohn 10: 1-10 To understand the parable of the sheep and the gate, it is helpful to trace our steps back two thousand years into the time of Christ, to the time of shee
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Redding police are looking for a man they suspect robbed another man at gunpoint early today near Butte Street and Continental Street near downtown.
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My present and future son-in-laws are wearing high heels this weekend. They'll be “Walking A Mile In Her Shoes” Saturday, 9 am, at the Downtown Promenade to help fight domestic violence and raise funds for One Safe Place. This is a noble effort, and I'm proud of them. But since most men don't don sling [...]
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There's a slight chance of rain today in the Redding area, National Weather Service forecasters said. Forecasters say there's a 20 percent chance of rain, mainly before 11 a.m., and it'll otherwise be a mostly cloudy day at 72 degrees. Winds are expected to blow up to 9 mph both during the day and at night, when the chance
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Two significant events happened in 2013 and 2014 for Bob and Chic Miller and Bella Vista Farms Animal Sanctuary, the place where the Millers have cared for thousands of formerly neglected, abused and injured animals over the last 30 years. First, in 2013 the Millers gave into their accountant's nagging and agreed for Bella
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In 1914: Colonel W. F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) was scheduled to appear in the parade and performance of Buffalo Bill’s Prairie Outfit of Indians, ranch girls, cowboys and rangers at the Sells-Floto Circus. The show also featured 24 lions, tigers and leopards, and three elephants. It cost 25 cents to get in.
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Local sprots scores and briefs.
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North State business news in brief.
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A big rig overturned on northbound Interstate 5 on Wednesday morning when it took a turn too quickly, its 40,000 pounds of glass panels shattering as they scattered across both lanes of the freeway, the California Highway Patrol said.
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Sitting Down with Local Author, Al Cunha  BY MARISSA ANDERSON I’ll bet when you’ve bought books from Barnes and Noble you never realized that you might have been talking with an actual author at the cash register
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A roundup of North State news in brief.
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Artist and teacher Kris Dickey came back to Redding after graduating from Sacramento State for the small town feel and to be near her family. Dickey teaches art at Foothill High School. Her own work, usually pencil and colored pencil, and pen and ink will be featured in this month’s annual 20/30 Show at the Studio Experie
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The Knights of Columbus, Redding Council 3978, presents “A Taste of the North State Spring” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Mercy Hall, 2600 Shasta View Drive in Redding. This wine-tasting event will not only feature local vintages, but also hot/cold appetizers, dessert, a souvenir wine glass, live music
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A fair amount of pop music icons have graced Redding’s stages over the years (shows by Johnny Cash, BB King, Peter Frampton and Stevie Ray Vaughan are just a few that come to mind), and another flag-bearer of rock ‘n’ roll history visits Friday when Stephen Stills plays the Cascade.
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The North State is rich in picnic possibilities — along rivers, by lakes, on ridges and in parks. Combine dining alfresco with a hike, bike ride, fishing, kite flying or Frisbee tossing. Check with Mom to see what she’d prefer. It is her day, after all.
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It’s the real deal from Mexico — the tacos al pastor from the Tango Tacos trailer, found on Main Street in Cottonwood or at events around Redding, Anderson and Red Bluff.
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Timing is everything and Monica Lewinsky's picked a good time to talk to Vanity Fair about her long-ago affair with Bill Clinton.
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It's time to make a difference.
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Dare we think our president may have actually tried to cover up poor policy and inaction that resulted in four Americans deaths just two months before the election?
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Those involved with the Benghazi deaths should be punished.
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Shaving her head in support of a friend going through chemotherapy wasn't enough for 13-year-old Katelyn Peterson.
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June 1 event will focus on re-writing Redding's Wikipedia page.
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California's drought and the effect it will have on travelers this summer did not receive much attention at Wednesday's Shasta Cascade Tourism Summit in Redding. That doesn't mean the dry conditions are not on the minds of those who have a stake in the re
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Multiple road projects could add up to delays of an hour to two this summer.
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City of Redding continues to use less water year over year.
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Even if you're an ardent subscriber to the separation of church and state, prayer is a part of different government activities in the United States.
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A 22-year-old San Jose man was arrested today on suspicion of illegal marijuana cultivation and possession of marijuana for sale after authorities served a search warrant in the Ono area.
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Police and firefighters are at the Smoke Tree Apartments at 1240 Canby Road where a vehicle crashed into the apartment complex.
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A drug arrest today led police to the culprit in the recent theft of $1,000 worth of valuables from a purse, say officers with the Redding Police Department.
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A Weaverville man is in custody after deputies say they found meth, prescription pills, marijuana and a gun at a home where children live.
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Those Cal Fire helicopters and planes zipping around Shasta County aren't battling fires -- they're just practicing.
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Redding voters will decide in November whether 14.7 acres of public land at Turtle Bay Exploration Park will be sold to the McConnell Foundation, a transaction that would allow Turtle Bay to build a four-star hotel free of prevailing wage obligations. The Redding City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to put the matter on the
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A Tehama County man arrested in September on suspicion of exposing himself to a 5-year-old boy has been sentenced to more than six years in prison, prosecutors said today.
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Northbound Interstate 5 open after a big rig crash closed the freeway near Sims Road, about 40 miles north of Redding, today.
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List of support groups in the North State.
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The following are on-going volunteer opportunities listed under "Volunteer Opportunity of the Week" in the newspaper on Fridays. Volunteer Opportunities The following are on-going volunteer opportunities listed under "Volunteer Opportunity of the Week" in the newspaper on Fridays. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Agency: BloodSource V
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Outdoors Recreation Groups ARCHERY Ishi Archery Club, Red Bluff: Hosts shoots at its range. Youth instruction available. Membership is $1 to $40. Information: 604-2919 or www.ishiarcheryclub.org Straight Arrow Bowhunters, Redding: Hosts events and shoots at its range. Annual membership is $60. Information: www.straightarrow
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It’s early to be looking at monthly results, only a few days into May. But preliminarily, things went well for sellers in April. Below, the numbers behind the chart. With 205 homes sold, it looks like about 40 more h
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In February, when local medical marijuana advocates were able to turn back a proposed zoning ordinance that would have banned all outdoor medicinal cannabis cultivation in Shasta County, it was a watershed moment. In less than a month, activists collected more than 13,000 signatures—twice the number required—to place a
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Your government owns this 1993 built 3/2 of about 1162 sqft, and wants to sell it. So, they get their agent to put it in the local MLS, because most homes are sold through an MLS. Their agent provides th
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A Supreme Court divided along both ideological and religious lines cleared the way Monday for local officials to open public meetings with explicitly Christian prayers, ruling that the Constitution does not require government-sponsored religious invocations to be “addressed only to a generic God.”
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National Weather Service forecasters say it'll be a sunny and warm day today at about 80 degrees in Redding. Forecasters also predict winds blowing up to 10 mph in the area. Clouds are expected to roll in tonight, when the low will drop to about 50 degrees. By Thursday, there will be a 20 percent chance of showers again.
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House Republicans can’t shake their identity crisis. Their struggle over how and whether to push an immigration bill continues to plague an already divided party.
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California’s latest political darling comes in a clear plastic bottle with a green top and tastes good on eggs.
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The Board on this day received a report from Lori Scott, Treasurer of the County, on Investments for the quarter ending March 31. This dry-seeming report provides an interesting look at the management of revenues by public agencies. The county manages a pooled treasury for county funds, plus those of other entities, includi
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For Three Word Wednesday: It’s Just My HueSo people ask me, they say, “Andy, what did you do it? What’s the point?”I mean, I wish I could tell you I did it for some worthy cause. Maybe pancreatic cancer awareness, or to protest the kidnap and rape
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In 1914: The Newell brothers’ Stanley steamer made its first trip to Weaverville carrying a full load of passengers both ways. The brothers planned to make the round trip to Weaverville and return daily through the summer.
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In a widely anticipated move, the Redding City Council on Tuesday night advanced a referendum that will ask city voters in November to decide on the 14.17-acre land deal at Turtle Bay Exploration Park.
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A roundup of North State news in brief.
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The Shasta Lake City Council approved on Tuesday night an ordinance sending a tax on marijuana businesses on to voters in November, after about two months of debate and discussion on how to legally execute the tax.
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Foothill High softball entertains Enterprise in a 3 p.m. doubleheader battle for first place in the Sac River League. Both the Cougars and Hornets are unbeaten in league play heading into the twin bill.
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Red Bluff High baseball travels to Shasta, where it can clinch an outright Sac River League title with a sweep, or a share with a doubleheader split. This is a rematch of last year's Northern Section Division I title game, which Shasta won, and the double
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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Anderson police officers today say they're searching for two vehicles reported stolen.
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EUREKA -- A man shot a Humboldt County sheriff's deputy who was serving him with an eviction notice Tuesday afternoon, deputies said.
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Disadvantaged kids need to spend their time studying, not trying to get to know kids from some posh school on the other side of the tracks.
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It's a national disgrace how long veterans have waited on their disability claims.
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We're paralyzing each other by our own incessant criticizing . . .
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Man who complained marijuana smell brings on asthma attacks could be allergic to cows.
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Poisoning rodents is dangerous to other animals.
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Bloomberg's anti-gun money should go to veterans.
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Government wiretaps are attempts to intimdate watchdog journalists.
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North State business news in brief.
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Trial date to be set on May 19. Douglas Scott McFarland's bail remains at $11.5 million.
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Since its warehouse and production plant in downtown Redding burned down nearly two years ago, Canteca Foods has been eager to find a permanent new home.
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The Shasta Lake City Council took steps tonight to place a medical marijuana tax on the November ballot.
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Supervisors approve local drought emergency and plans to house more inmates elsewhere.
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Handful of protesters say county needs to look into effects of airplane contrails on the public. County officials say they did, and activists never returned to collect the study.
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ACID reroutes water and installs catch wells to divert water from leaky canal from homes.
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A man crashed his ATV after he tried to put out a fire on his pants that caused 2nd degree burns this afternoon, paramedics said en route to Mercy Medical Center.
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office has identified a bicyclist found dead on Lake Boulevard after a crash late Monday night.
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Follow updates of the Red Bluff-Shasta game from sports reporter T.J. Holmes.
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Foothill High softball entertains Enterprise in a Sac River League doubleheader Tuesday at 3 p.m.
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A 55-year-old Redding man charged with 19 felony counts of child molestation for allegedly raping a young girl during a three-year span starting in 2003 gave up his right today to have a preliminary hearing.
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Dr. James Gregory White now will try to get license suspension reversed.
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Redding police say three more suspects featured on "Shasta's Most Wanted" have been taken into custody.
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A community event by Redding Police officers at South City Park is picking up interest from several local organizations since its announcement about two weeks ago.
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Anderson police this morning recovered a woman's stolen car just minutes after a man drove away with it, officers said.
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The White House says a U.S. team will head to Nigeria as soon as possible to aid in the search for nearly 300 teenage girls abducted from their school more than three weeks ago.
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Here’s a foreclosed home with a guest house in the woods of Oak Run.
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Check here for live updates from today's Shasta County Board of Supervisors and Air Pollution Control Board meeting starting at 8:30 a.m. at 1450 Court St., Suite 263 in downtown Redding.
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Officers say they arrested three people in the last day as part of an ongoing campaign to reduce crime in the Anderson Heights neighborhood.
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Police say they arrested a 20-year-old man Sunday after a reported rape.
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After Senor Rosa's upped sticks and moved into the old Leatherby's Family Creamery at the south end of the Downtown Mall (call it the Promenade all you like, it's still the old Downtown Mall) that funny little cinder block building set back from Eureka Way didn't sit vacant for long. Salvador Hernandez stepped up and [...]
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National Weather Service forecasters expect a warmer day today in Redding with strong winds and mostly sunny skies. The high should reach 78 degrees, with winds gusting up to 21 mph. At night, it should cool to 48 degrees. Wednesday will be slightly warmer at about 80 degrees.
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The Redding City Council tonight decided to put the Turtle Bay land deal on the November ballot.
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May 10th from 8am till 9pm at the Douglas City Firehall 35 miles west of Redding off 299 west. Admission is non perishable food or cash donation. All proceeds go to the Douglas City Soup Kitchen. Booth space for a 10X10 is $15 Contact Marlene Redbud Elliott for space reservation. 530-623-4250. There will
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Recent rains coupled with an unseasonably warm spring have combined to kick off an early start to mosquito season within the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District (SMVCD). Since March, District personnel have been monitoring mosquito populations, disease occurrence and treating areas of standing water to prevent mosqu
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Come see the great things happening in Downtown Redding. Come tell us what you want to see in Downtown Redding. All are welcome - Free to the Public! When: Thursday May 8th 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Meet & Greet 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. program Where: at the Cascade Theatre -from press release
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Lake Boulevard was closed for more than five hours overnight after a person was found dead in the roadway following report of a wreck, Redding police said.
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1914: John Diestelhorst was awarded the contract for grading and macadamizing the new highway approach from Trinity Street to the Diestelhorst residence, his tender being $2,549.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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Final day recap of the Red Bluff Pro-Am.
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The Northern Section released its first edition of the prep baseball playoff points.
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News in brief from around the North State.
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Each time utility companies seek a rate increasethey name a figure that's high, then moan when the PUC knocks it back . Consumers end up paying steadily more, to the point where California electric rates are the highest in the 48 contiguous states.
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Public suspicion of a Big Brother government hovering over our cellphones and laptops has never been as intense. This is no time to add another layer of secrecy.
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It's time for local non-profits to think about restructuring.
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A Redding-based land development company has agreed to buy the former Dicker's Department Store, with plans to give the aging downtown building a significant face-lift.
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Two Anderson teens will present their proposal for mental health care reform at this year's Minds Matter Mental Health Resource Fair in downtown Redding on Thursday.
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Billy Bailey turns down 5-year prison deal, instead will face trial for burning house in hopes of getting share of insurance money.
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"One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire" campaign he devised goes national.
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North State business news in brief.
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Young mother killed in motorcycle crash remembered as a "light wherever she went."
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Growers to face water restrictions in light of drought.
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Years ago there was an administrator at work whom a friend and I referred to as The Hatchet Man. If he showed up suddenly, someone was gonna be out the door. Last week it came to my attention that someone I used to be friends with is now known as The Hatchet Woman. No matter what my legacy at my ol
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Can you read this? Imagine if you couldn’t! 20 percent of elementary students nationwide have significant problems learning how to read regardless of their socio-economic status. Would you like to have skills that could push all of your students/children into high literacy levels?
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On April 26, Redding resident Timothy McBrayer achieved a dream he has had for almost 40 years. After years of hard work, he received his bachelor’s degree from Simpson University’s School of Adult Studies, ASPIRE degree-completion program.
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Thirteen North State residents graduated with honors April 26 from Simpson University’s School of Adult Studies.
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A new Gallup poll has revealed that 1 in 3 adults in the United States have not visited the dentist within the past year.These people are placing themselves to in danger of the following disease: Poor oral care can lead to many potential negative health outcomes. Recent medical research has indicated that when combined with
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A garbage truck driver in Red Bluff was instrumental in putting out a fire that started in the kitchen of a home on Walton Drive this morning, city fire officials said.
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If your disabling condition makes it hard for you to drive or arrange transportation to your local Social Security office, we have some good news.  You can complete and submit your application for Social Security disability benefits from your own home computer. Get started at www.socialsecurity.gov/disability. The
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Procession and celebration of life for Hayley Riggins set for this morning.
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We spent much of yesterday enjoying a street in Redding with only bikes and people in it. Family Bicycling Day brought to you by Shasta Living Streets. The weather was perfect. Here are a few images. Bikes, old and new
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Well, this is a re-run of a post from a few months back. This home didn’t sell when it originally listed in our MLS, so it went to an auction house where it was listed for a very low starting bid. We even took some investors out there to see it based on the very low auction price. Evidently that very low price wan
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National Weather Service forecasters expect a 30 chance of rain and possibly thunder today in the Redding area, with an otherwise partly sunny sky. The high should be about 70 degrees, forecasters said. If it does rain, forecasters said it would be less than a tenth of an inch of new precipitation. At night, expect a 20 per
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No. 8 Shasta College softball hosts No. 9 Fresno City in the opening round of the NorCal regional playoffs.
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1914: Southern Pacific Railroad announced new summer excursion rates to the East. They are Omaha $60, Denver $55, Chicago, Kansas City $60, St. Louis, $67.50, New York, $108.50 and Boston $109.50. Stopovers are allowed for Lake Tahoe and Yellowstone.
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Homeless event raises $70,000
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A pilot who was a staple of the Redding Air Show for more than two decades was killed Sunday while performing at an air show at Travis Air Force Base.
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A pilot who was a staple of the Redding Air Show for more than two decades was killed Sunday while performing at an air show at Travis Air Force Base.
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When a journalist is targeted, what's really under attack is the public's access to information.
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Newly translated book explains the demise of the American middle class.
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Republican leaders need to stand courageously against those who are choking the life out of their party and our country, and steer it back toward responsible governance.
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We owe a moral debt to those who put their lives in danger.
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The cliché says that practice makes perfect. The more practice you have at something, the better you are likely to be.
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On their way to a community event promoting alternatives to driving, Laura McHaney and her 12-year-old daughter got a firsthand reminder of what it was all about.
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats plummeting to the ground. Nine performers were seriously injured in the fall, including a dancer below, while an unknown number of others suffered less serious injuries.
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My newest novel will be ready in just a few weeks. I can't wait for you to meet: Kieran,Father Gabriel,WoodyBoyd, Ned and Heidiand so many more....
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No. 8 Shasta College softball hosts No. 9 Fresno City in a noon NorCal regional today in Redding. It's a three-game series overall, and there will be another game, if necessary, directly after the first.
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Re-posting something from last year. You should head over to Parkview today May 4 2014, and enjoy this event! “Come out, play, ride, skate, and dance.
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Red Bluff police say two city residents were arrested early Saturday morning after they were spotted trying to steal an air conditioner from a hotel.
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While in whistleblower cases the federal government openly enriches some for telling on others, confidential source programs are the murkier side of Uncle Sam’s payment for information. Agencies take great pains to hide the identities of informants, and even to conceal the budgets from which they pay their sources.
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Forecasters say there's a 20 percent chance of rain today but it should otherwise be partly sunny with a high near 74 degrees. The night will see the same chance of showers and a low near 49. Showers could hit Monday and Monday night, though the day should be partly sunny with a high near 70. Tuesday will begin to warm agai
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Shasta Living Streets will host its fourth annual Family Bicycling day on Parkview Avenue in Redding.
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In 1914: Kate Lean would take over the entire management of the Hotel Reading, including the dining room, that next Monday. Lean managed the Hotel Idanha in Redding for eight years. She had not yet said wether she would also retain the proprietorship of the Idanha.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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The California Highway Patrol is at the scene of a collision tonight between a vehicle and a big rig on Interstate 5 in central Redding.
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A roundup of North State news in brief.
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No. 8 Shasta College softball hosts No. 9 Fresno City in the opening round of the NorCal regional playoffs.
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ANDERSON — For some, it was the game of horseshoes with toilet seats; for others, it was the Cowboy Jousting.
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As the deadline approaches to land new air service to Los Angeles, organizers spearheading the effort say the majority of investors who pledged more than $1 million in revenue guarantees will let the money ride.
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Taft followed in big footsteps he was never able to fill.
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Jessica Furry and Cody Leventon, both of Redding, are engaged to be married on Oct. 25, 2014, at Hounds Hawler in Yreka. The bride-elect is the daughter of Donald and Carrie Henson of Cottonwood, and Laura and John Furry of Redding. She graduated from Red Bluff High School in 2007. She attends Shasta College and works as an
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No patients since the AIDS epidemic have been as misunderstood, stereotyped and vilified as medical marijuana patients.
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Our conflicts arise over being so utterly dependent on a commodity we fear and love to hate.
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We have witnessed firsthand how negative people and attitudes are toxic to our community; a community that struggles, yet aspires to grow and prosper.
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Residential water wells drop less than a foot from last year, but 10-year trend shows some dropping nearly 11 feet over decade.
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Mutual of Omaha's "Aha Moment Tour" will kick off in Redding on May 12 at the Sundial Bridge.
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Cogeneration likened to a coal plant.
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Views of pot are decades out of touch.
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We should examine the agendas of Jefferson State proponents.
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Maybe the Redding Library should shop more carefully.
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Why would a man having a heart attack brush off medical help?
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Downtown Redding would be so much better if only it had more entertainment.
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Letting kids ride off on bikes-- without a cell phone, no less -- is growing experience for mom, too.
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Angry letter eventually leads to forgiveness, but was it really worth it?
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Assisted living for most part is less expensive, but here are some ways to spend months at sea.
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Balma's innovations in law enforement spread far from Shasta County's borders.
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Before you chuck cable or satellite, figure out whether streaming will work for you.
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Disability and long-term health insurance can keep income coming in if you can't.
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The 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jet's wheel well has left the state, an official said late Friday.
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Here’s a report we get from Realtor.com, where we offer our sellers Showcase listing online. We had 6 homes for sale in April, and they showed up in over 11,000 search results. That resulted in buyers clic
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No. 8 Shasta College softball opens the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) NorCal playoffs by hosting No. 9 Fresno City at 2 p.m. Saturday.
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Firefighters are at a warehouse fire that's burning hay bales this afternoon in the Cottonwood area.
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There would be enough money to pay for a highway patrol to serve the proposed State of Jefferson.
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Redding police say a house suffered little damage after a man drove his Jeep into his neighbor's garage.
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Home of the original hamburger
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Here’s a rare REO in one of Redding’s more sought after 55+ gated communities. We are provided wit
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Signs-ups for insurance through President Barack Obama’s health law varied widely across the country in the first year for the online marketplaces, according to a government report released Thursday that shows consumers flocked to coverage in some states but not in others.
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State unemployment insurance trust funds — the engines that finance jobless benefits for millions of Americans — were battered by the Great Recession and went deep into debt to meet the demand from the unemployed. Years after the worst of the crisis, many states are still saddled with huge debt, accordi
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,p>When NASA launched a space-weather probe called ISEE-3 in 1978, Jimmy Carter was president, the Commodores' "Three Times a Lady" topped the charts and sci-fi fans had seen only one "Star Wars" movie: the original. Thirty-six years and five "Star Wars" movies later, the NASA craft, unused by the agency since 1997
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Expect a high near 80 today with a light and variable wind that will become south in the afternoon. The night's low will dip to 50 degrees and a south wind will persist. There's a 20 percent chance of rain Sunday with a high near 73. That chance of rain will linger through Monday night.
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Foothill High baseball hosts Red Bluff in a battle for first place in the Sac River League. First pitch is 7 p.m. in Palo Cedro.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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Redding police are looking for a man suspected of a robbery at Macy's this afternoon.
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A roundup of North State news in brief.
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Follow updates from sports reporter T.J. Holmes on the Red Bluff-Foothill baseball game.
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Previewing Shasta College softball's home NorCal playoff series with Fresno City. It's a rematch between last year's Super Regional semifinal in Redding.
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The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) on Friday approved an expansion of state basketball and volleyball playoffs.
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Marc vows that 2014 will be the year he rediscovers the wonders of Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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Shasta County gardener has fostered 200 bonsai plants over the years.
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Truckers, please be assured that many of us motorists comprehend the concept of your need to down shift your rig when ascending a grade on the freeway.
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North State voters deserve a congressman who doesn't duck public debate.
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Keep cats and dogs away from lillies, daffodils and other common plants.
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Make sure they're clean, free of pesticides. Want to candy them? Find out how.
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Pre-school teacher among those arrested.
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Anderson superintendent says Derek Longwell can't be in Anderson New Tech ceremony because he got his diploma through alternative school when he was bedridden.
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Thomas Lawrence's weekly "College Notebook" column breaks down college sports in Redding and beyond.
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50-Word Dash
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Kids of all ages gather in school jump for macaroni pack-a-thon.
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Bible College teacher enjoys the journey of feat but admits the destination is worth it.
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North State business news in brief.
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It will stop watering non-burial areas and reduce watering by 50 percent.
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Social scientists wants city to donate park so he can build a child's cancer treatment complex.
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In 1914: The Excelsior School in the Bald Hills closed on April 24. The pupils who passed the examinations were Fern Drew, Money Hickman, John Drew, Frank Drew, Charlotte Coumbs, Gladys Coumbs, Eva Walker, Ray Walker and Mable Walker. Martha Hufford was teacher.
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The Rev. Ann Corrin leading effort to create secular facility to assist those who need to get out of the elements during the day.
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One of Shasta's Most Wanted has been caught despite using spray paint to disguise his vehicle, say deputies with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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A California jury has ruled that Samsung infringed on Apple smartphone patents.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keenly following the scent of "African Cats" and "Chimpanzees," Disneynature's "Bears" combines sweeping vistas and remarkably intimate wildlife photography to typically stirring effect as it documents a year in the life of a mother Alaskan brown bear and her two cubs.
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On Friday, May 2, 2014, at approximately 12:12 AM, Redding Police officers responded to the Sundial Bridge regarding a reported stabbing incident. When officers arrived, they spoke with the victim, Dennis Womack, 20 years, of Corning, CA. Womack was suffering from a stab wound to his right bicep. Womack told officers h
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We met many dancers over the years Erin and Aaron participated in Dancing with the Stars Shasta County Style, a popular and competitive local charity event. One of the gifted and most patient teachers we met is Joe Friedman. An accomplished dancer himself, h
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Here’s a 1980 built 2170 sqft 3/2 in the very desirable neighborhood of Lake Redding. We recall it a year ago listed twice as a “pre-approved short sale” at some unrealistic price. Evidently the seller, one Bank of New York Mellon according to records, has some idea what it’s actually
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Redding police dog Carr can add one more to the list of suspected criminals he's helped capture: a 33-year-old Redding-area transient who officers say stabbed a Corning man early today at the Sundial Bridge.
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In my last blog I shared what I have found to be universally true about the human condition.  We are not always responsible for what happens to us but we are always responsible for how we react. One of my favorite books that first taught me this was originally published nearly 70 years ago by [...]
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They had each lost slabs of muscle to bomb blasts or other physical traumas, then struggled to regain even partial function of their mangled legs. Some even considered amputation.
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Contraception, cohabitation, divorce, remarriage and same-sex unions: They’re issues that pain and puzzle Roman Catholics who want to be true to both their church and themselves. Now those issues are about to be put up for debate by their leader, a man who appears determined to push boundaries and effect
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Expect one more day with a high near 90 and a slight cool down over the weekend with chances of rain starting Sunday. Friday's high should be about 89 with a light wind that will become south in the afternoon. The night should be about 51. Saturday will be about 81 and forecasters say
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In 1914: Complete surveys would be made at once on a survey for the distributing system of the Pit River irrigation project. Shasta County paid for the survey and the government would be asked to help build the dam.
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Redding police are investigating reports of a robbery at the Safeway at Pine Street and Cypress Avenue tonight.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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Trio sent to prison in home-invasion robbery
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ANDERSON — Candidates trying to rally voters in a bid for a seat on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors this June weighed in on a broad range of questions at a forum Thursday night, offering opinions on topics from the raising of Shasta Dam to what it might take to jump-start the local economy.
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Enterprise High hosts the final Sac River League boys golf meet at Riverview Golf Course in Redding.
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T.J.'s weekly prep notebook looks at league championship races for spring.
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A fire engulfed and destroyed a semi that crashed into the center divide of Interstate 5 late Wednesday night near the Pine Grove off-ramp in north Redding.
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For the third year in a row, the Central Valley had the most polluted air in the nation, and that wasn't even counting the later months of last year, when air quality plummeted amid winter heat waves and drought.
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She's worried now that using the library could ruin her credit.
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The possibility of a bloody and prolonged Ukrainian resistance to infiltration or invasion would surely alter Putin's calculus more than Obama's toothless sanctions.
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Find a new, fuzzy friend.
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Rebecca Wilson and Bryon Lee are linked to three killings.
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North State business news in brief.
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National Recreation Area needs kayak tour assistants, and Girl Scouts could use some troop leaders.
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See who was at what recent event in the North State.
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Redding-Red Bluff ranks No. 7 in the U.S. for healthy air.
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Learn about birds, hike a trail and chow down on pancakes.
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The first fire department had three hose carts pulled by hand.
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Roads to close to cars and open to bikes, pedestrians and even a living room parked in the middle of a street.
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California's drought is already affecting food prices. And they could go up higher as the Golden State's summer growing season heats up.
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Celebration of life event open to the public is scheduled for Monday morning at Anderson River Park.
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State and federal officials are investigating the alleged theft and misappropriation of funds by suspended members of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in Corning.
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Police, social services workers to identify homeless who may benefit from a free ticket to friends or family elsehwere.
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Three Anderson men vying for a supervisor seat to represent southeastern Shasta County for the next four years will field questions and outline their qualifications during a two-hour candidate forum tonight.
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Previewing the two-day Red Bluff Pro-Am golf tournament, which begins Sunday.
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A Redding couple and a Hayfork man were sentenced to prison today after they pleaded no contest in March to first-degree residential robbery and other charges in connection with an April 27, 2013 home-invasion robbery in Redding.
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A Redding mother has died after fighting for her life following a traffic accident with an alleged drugged driver last week.
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(Tehama County, CA) Explore scenic Tehama County and discover the food, the farms and the people that make this agricultural community so unique at the 4th Annual Passport Weekend, June 7 – 8, from 10 am to 5 pm. “We open our farms to the public, giving the community a chance to see where their [...]
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You know that last post I made about outrage? (The post before the red panda birthday post for yummydeb .) If I had posted that on Facebook, there would have been an outbreak of virtual violence, name-cal
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Microsoft is releasing a security update for Internet Explorer that closes a gap that allowed attackers to take complete control of a computer. It also issued the update to Windows XP users, despite dropping support for the older operating system last month.
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State and federal officials are investigating the alleged theft and misappropriation of more than $1 million of tribal funds by suspended members of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in Corning, the tribe announced Wednesday.
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California Homes and Jobs Act of 2013. The state legislature has been considering a tax that would be imposed on homeowners who need to record certain documents with their counties This $75 per document tax will be imposed on a variety of documents, which will include, for example, documents related to refinan
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“Never open the refrigerator.” That’s the law. Looks like somebody was a rebel. The images are brutally frank, and kudos for that. Shouldn’t you need some sort of licence or certification to even buy interior paint in that shade of green? That should be required. Wou
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I'd rather eat a sesame-seed bagel than Ben and Jerrys. Or a steak. I'm a starch-a-holic. For nearly a decade, when I was running marathons, I ate nothing but bread—French bread, buttermilk bread, oatmeal, multi-grain, sprouted. You name it, and I ate it. The best, of course, was fresh out of our home brew bread [...]
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As temperatures plunged to 16 below zero in Chicago in early January and set record lows across the eastern U.S., electrical system managers implored the public to turn off stoves, dryers and even lights or risk blackouts.
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The White House on Tuesday announced detailed guidance for colleges on how to deal with sexual assaults, winning praise from advocates of victims and some higher education officials, but renewing concerns from others about protections for the rights of the accused.
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National homicide rates have dropped over the years, but so has the arrest rate for such crimes.
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Expect a high near 93 today, though a light south wind will start to cool the area down. Friday should be 90 and sunny, also with a south wind. Saturday will drop to 81. Overnight lows will be in the mid-50s but then drop to the high 40s. Forecasters are calling for a slight chance of
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Bella Vista Farms Animal Sanctuary - May 3rd, 2014 from Alan Ernesto Phillips on Vimeo.
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In 1914: A thorough discussion of the many bad angles of Shasta County roads arose at City Hall Tuesday, resulting in the naming of a committee to institute a movement for better transportation facilities through the county, especially through Fall River to Alturas.
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A tractor-trailer is burning in the center divide of Interstate 5 near the Pine Grove off-ramp, but authorities say the truck driver is out of the vehicle.
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A fire engulfed and destroyed a semi and its cargo that crashed into the center divide of Interstate 5 late Wednesday night near the Pine Grove off-ramp in north Redding.
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Figures show burglaries went down in Redding by 30 percent last year, but Police Chief Robert Paoletti is not ready to say neighborhoods are safer.
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Local sports scores and briefs.
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A troupe of dancers are spending this week getting familiar with the Sundial Bridge.
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Firefighters battled a blaze near Shasta Lake this evening that burned vehicles and buildings that may have been ignited by an explosion.
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Firefighters battled a blaze near Shasta Lake this evening that burned vehicles and buildings that may have been ignited by an explosion.
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A roundup of North State news in brief
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Shasta College swimming won its first-ever Bay Valley Conference championship over the weekend. This feature focuses on the Knights and how they've made program history.
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Redding woman narrowly avoids $5,000 scam
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Donald Sterling's deal with his mistress appears to involve a transaction as old as time. We've seen it before, yet we rarely see inside it, in such unvarnished, ugly form.
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The list of major companies that have left California recently, or are planning on leaving soon and taking their jobs with them, is getting uncomfortably long.
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Artist Gitta Brewster’s work takes inspiration from all natural forms. Her pieces give viewers a new perspective on fruit, vegetables, food and figures. Brewster’s focus the last year has been reworking some of her favorite pieces. These new and improved pieces are on display in Redding.
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It was a delightful Easter Sunday brunch — a perfect spring day on the patio at Anselmo Vineyards, with family and friends and a large table spread with chef Jon Stadille’s colorful cooking. Eggs benedict with filet mignon, scrumptious French toast with brulee banana, a beef brisket hash decorated with edible flowers, a
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Gavin Spencer had any number of very legitimate reasons for picking “South Pacific” for Shasta High School’s 44th annual spring musical. For starters, its score is packed with wildly popular standards and it’s a beloved Broadway classic.
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Thanks to the worldwide web, the North Valley Art League has successfully transformed its juried photography show into an international competition and the “net” effect is a positive one for artists in the north state and other countries.
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Kevin Askeland's North State Notes column.
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