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Dear readers, that rumor you might have read in my boss's column two Sundays back is true. After just over a decade editing the Opinion page of the Searchlight and nearly two at the newspaper, I'll be moving on. You're...
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Somehow I find this video of Rep. Doug LaMalfa sticking up for quality olive oil the most charming political item I've seen all week. Who knew he was such a gourmet? Hey, the olive growers are his Butte County neighbors...
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Commenter "Shenanigans," in response to Sunday's editorial about Redding's crime rate, blames local politicians and -- hey -- me (and the rest of the editorial board): Ah yes one last "let them eat cake" editorial from Bruce Ross. The same...
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In a word, no. California's had big droughts -- much longer and drier than this one -- long before modern civilization started pumping extra CO2 into the atmosphere. That said, The New York Times, in a report on scientists' take...
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The political arguments over the newly spreading gray wolves break down more or less neatly between environmentalists on side and ranchers and big-game hunters on the other. Beneath those disputes, though, is a scientific argument -- keenly relevant to proposed...
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It can be hard to believe that there are homeowners' associations so concerned about keeping up appearances that they'd actually fine residents who let their landscaping fade a bit during a record-breaking drought, but there are and such feuds invariable...
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The Bee nicely captures what's at stake in a vote of the CalPERS board yesterday: The issue of higher contribution rates has long been a delicate point for CalPERS, whose board is dominated by employees and union groups. With two...
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Great question. Given the public discussion of homelessness, the number of people camping in our canyons or living in by-the-week motels, and the recent freeze in the city's Section 8 program, you could probably have a pretty intense discussion of...
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Man, the past generation's economic trends have not been kind to those who have only a high school education. This from the Pew Social Trends survey....
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Timothy Draper, proponent of a ballot initiative that would split California into six, count 'em, six new states -- including our own Jefferson -- does an interview with Marketplace and offers this rationale: Draper said that California is "ungovernable" and...
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The Wall Street Journal reports that a pilot shortage -- prompted by a combination of higher new minimum standards for passenger-plane pilots and rock-bottom wages -- is forcing some regional airlines to simply ground planes. These of course are the...
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An alert correspondent points to a press release about the Assembly Republicans' newly released transportation-investment plan. The short version: Less high-speed rail, less diversion of gas-tax dollars, more investment in roads. But it's not the plan that got this reader's...
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The Chronicle's Tom Stienstra spotlights a cool get-out-and-hike challenge promoted by a Bay Area parks district -- the Trails Challenge. The Redding area has the trails --- and Healthy Shasta, for one, maintains good maps of them, but even so...
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It was stunning enough last year when a visiting judge in Plumas County dismissed Cal Fire's case against Sierra Pacific Industries seeking damages related to the 2007 Moonlight Fire -- this after the company settled a federal case for more...
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A detail from an L.A. Times report on frustrations with the homeless in the beach neighborhood of Venice. (No, it's not just Redding that's a mecca for the homeless.) Some newer residents are quick to call police about things the...
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A few years back Victor Davis Hanson wrote a memorably vivid article about "The Two Californias" -- the stark gap between the prosperous coast and the "Third World conditions" in his own family stomping grounds of the San Joaquin Valley....
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Interesting take from the Woodland Daily Democrat on the conviction this week of Sen. Rod Wright, a Los Angeles County Democrat, on charges related to his running for office claiming a false residence. The Rod Wright story can only go...
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For years, the federal government has done a bit to support western counties where the public is a major landowner by writing checks for the "payment in lieu of taxes" -- or PILT. It's a modest but, especially for the...
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I had the privilege this weekend of trying to keep things friendly in a forum, sponsored by Shasta County Citizens for Democracy and the local ACLU chapter, on "Guns and their Place in Society." Given the lineup on the panel...
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It comes from the newly revised final version of the state's Water Action Plan: Restore forest health through ecologically sound forest management. Overgrown forests not only pose a risk of catastrophic fire, but can significantly reduce water yield. Wow, is...
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Did you know it was the week of the Great Kindness Challenge? Well it is, and you might hear about it from your kids' school or your local hospital. Mercy Redding has posted a checklist with a few dozen ways...
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Egon Harrasser, avid explorer of the North State's beautiful country and an avid photographer, was up at our favorite mountain Friday and relays a few pictures of "an incredible scene which we never experienced before." Classic and beautiful lenticular cloud,...
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It's become the conventional wisdom among those who pay attention to the state of forests that California's, for various reasons but mainly because we stamp out fires, have far more trees per acre than they did in their "natural" state....
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We in the North State eternally look suspiciously at thirsty Southern California and its designs on our streams, but the Shasta County EDC's latest newsletter says our water is traveling much further: MCCLELLAN WATER is now fully up and running...
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Over and over and over again, folks working on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan repeat the mantra that their plan is not about delivering any more water from the North State to the rest of California. Rather, the party line...
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The Grass Valley Union caught up with Sen. Ted Gaines to get his response to Gov. Jerry Brown's "state of the state" address yesterday -- and also his thoughts on the drought. Gaines offered this plan of attack: "Our reservoirs...
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Driest year in a century? UC Berkeley's B. Lynn Ingram will see your drought and raise you another four centuries. In an interview with Cal's News Center, Ingram offers some perspective on water: If you go back thousands of years,...
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Neel Kashkari, a former Bush administration official, is officially in the race for governor to replace Jerry Brown this November. From AP: Kashkari describes himself as a social moderate who supports gay marriage and abortion rights -- positions that could...
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A State of Jefferson activist relays word that the Glenn County Board of Supervisors this morning unanimously signed on to the call to the Legislature to let the northern people go. Read the resolution here....
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From Joe Mathews: Ask yourself if the following sounds like how public meetings are conducted in your community: The big decisions are made in closed session, and when the council or board members face a difficult challenge, they spend most...
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In many states -- thanks to a sustained, mainly Republican push in the name of stopping purported voter fraud -- voters must show a valid ID when they go to the polls on Election Day. That's not the law in...
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A few months back, Missy McArthur floated at a council meeting the idea that it's worth exploring whether the Redding police should embrace a growing (if not common) practice among law-enforcement agencies -- wearing lapel cameras that essentially record what...
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On the same day former California Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado announced he was dropping his attempt to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in this fall's election, the Chronicle had an intriguing story about another would-be governor offering a new flavor of...
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It's not just in Trinity County that elected officials are trying to prevent a vote on a grass-roots measure. In fact, in Fresno, in response to a push to launch a referendum to repeal a substantial increase in water rates,...
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Everyone's talking about the California drought, but this old post from UC Davis' California Water Blog offers some perspective on what a real drought would mean. In the past 1,200 years, California had two droughts lasting 120-200 years....
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The R-S' Jim Schultz wrote back in November about the quest of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund volunteer Janna Hoehn to acquire a photograph of every U.S. service member who died in the Vietnam War --- all 58,286 on "The Wall"...
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Did you know that the planet's second-largest country hasn't had a case of polio since 2011? Well, now you do. Despite a healthcare system beset by severe problems, India has ushered in the new year with an achievement to be...
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I was a bit surprised to read how Sheriff Dave Hencratt of Tehama County had so little interest in even considering the idea of sending local inmates to fire camps under the new financial scheme the state is proposing, instead...
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It won't provide any short-term relief from the ever-increasing pension costs that are squeezing local services, but here's a rare bit of good news from CalPERS: It posted returns of 16.2 percent -- more than double its long-term projection --...
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Good question, about which there are many answers. Two Saturdays from now, a distinguished panel including our very pro-2nd Amendment sheriff, a California representative of the Brady Campaign, Redding's own gun-shop-owning City Councilman Patrick Jones and Donnell Ewert of Shasta...
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In an editorial back in December about the North State's declining share of California's tourism market, we offered the passing thought that local resistance to creating new recreation areas or national monuments from our region's public lands might be partly...
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A handful of critics of Redding Electric Utility like to point out that, for the power-thriftiest households, REU -- notwithstanding the city's claims of low rates -- is in fact more expensive than PG&E, thanks to REU's flat rates and...
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I really do like this new ad touting Redding's trail system: But I can't stop thinking about the tagline (also used here) -- "What an unexpected pleasure." Even when we're touting our 200 miles of trails, do we have to...
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The double-barreled rhetorical blast from Trinity County's supervisors the other day was a strange phenomenon to see, as is one of the underlying disputes -- the lawsuit filed to block a pair of initiatives (which would create "a libertarian utopia"...
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... you'd end up with Redding, of course. Nice ad from VisitRedding.com....
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That's the word from the group pushing a referendum drive against AB 1266, Privacy for All Students. It gathered signatures last year, but the count is proving a nail-biter. From an email announcing the latest turn of events: Sacramento, CA...
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At least, if you moved to Redding any time after Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait back in 1990, you've never seen less water flowing down the Sacramento River through the city. I've only lived here since 1997, but it was sure...
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Smokejumpers are on duty in Redding. On Jan. 7. Keeping a load of 10 #smokejumpers on & avail Redding for Initial Attack due to continued dry conditions & elevated #NorCal fire danger— USFS Fire-California (@R5_Fire_News) January 8, 2014...
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From the 24 Hour Patriots comes this invitation: The strange thing is that global climate modification, albeit inadvertent, really is happening all over the world, but some of the avid believers in this stuff casually dismiss CO2-driven global warming as...
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I'm sure there are as many answers to that question as there are residents of the North State, but one very well-informed resident -- and impassioned critic of the state's plan to replumb the Delta -- is Mount Shasta's Tom...
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