Community Members Turn Out in Force for Town Hall Meeting on Crime


At his last quarterly town hall meeting on crime, Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti faced a polite audience of about 40 people. On an uncomfortably warm evening Wednesday, all of McLaughlin Auditorium’s 598 seats were filled by 5:45 p.m. and the fire marshal had to turn hundreds more away before the meeting began at 6. [...] Read More


Shoulder Tap Operation(0)

On 7-31-2014, Officers of the Redding Police Department conducted a Shoulder Tap operation in the City Of Redding. Officers were assisted by an Agent from the California Department of Alcoholic Bevera...


Or So it Seems … Thank You For Being My Friend(12)

“A friend is a gift you give yourself” Robert Louis Stevenson Mom used to say that, if you want to know who you're friends are, get into trouble and see who sticks. When I was in grade school, I f...


Arrests Made in SINTF Investigation(0)

On July 29th, 2014, at approximately 11:00 A.M., SINTF agents were assisted by the Siskiyou County Narcotic Task Force (SCINTF), the Redding Police Department, and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office...

Letter to the Editor

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Dear Friends and Neighbors, As a past long-term resident, and current property owner in Redding, I have been asked to share our experiences regarding transients and homeless individuals-- as they have...


ACID Canal Victim Identified(0)

On 07-28-2014, Monday, at 1438 hours, a citizen reported finding a deceased male in the Anderson Cottonwood Irrigation Canal in front of the Anderson High School. The decedent has been positively iden...


Multiple Charges After Stolen Truck Recovered(1)

On Monday, 07/28/14, at approximately 1836 hours, a deputy from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office located a stolen truck traveling eastbound on South Bonnyview Road in Redding. The deputy followed ...


Shots Fired in Shingletown(0)

On Monday, 07/28/14, at approximately 2101 hours, deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 7634 Pegnan Road in Shingletown for a shots fired call. SHASCOM had received sev...

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Neighborhood Change-Maker Jason Schroeder: ‘Stand Up, Redding!’(1)

I remember driving back from our first "Stand Up, Redding!" meeting in March of this year and thinking: "Wouldn't it be powerful if we could connect all of our Neighborhood Watch groups throughout Red...


Deceased Body Discovered in Canal(5)

On July 28, 2014 at about 2:45 PM a citizen reported to 9-1-1 that they had discovered a body submerged at the bottom of the ACID Canal near Anderson High School. Paramedics responded and determined t...


Weaverville Woman Dies in Accident(0)

On Friday, July 25, 2014, the Coroner’s Office was called to the scene of a fatal traffic collision. It was learned a passenger of the vehicle succumbed to her injuries as a result of the collision....


Psychiatric Patient Dies(2)

On 07/20/14 at approximately 0030 hours, detectives from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office were requested to assist in the investigation of a possible life threatening in custody arrest, per the Mu...


RPD Town Hall Meeting Location Changed(15)

On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Chief Robert Paoletti will hold a town hall meeting beginning at 6 p.m. in the McLaughlin Auditorium at Sequoia Middle School, located at 1805 Sequoia Street in Redding. P...


Boys’ Nighttime Yardwork Rakes Up More Than Leaves(22)

It was about 8:15 last night when someone rang my doorbell rapidly three times, and then switched to loud knocking. Good grief! I opened the door, expecting some manner of emergency. Instead, there st...


Police Canine Catches Wanted Subject(3)

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, at approximately 3:00 PM, officers from the Redding Police Department responded to 6880 Westside Road for a reported sighting of a wanted subject, Manuel Perez III, 36 year...

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