Return of the Road Hat

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I am a superstitious man. When I chance upon a tarnished penny on the ground my fate hangs in the balance. If the coin is heads up, I pocket it and thank God for the good luck. If the coin is heads down, I flip it to heads and pass along the good luck to [...] Read More

News

Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon(0)

On Thursday April 30, 2015 the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office will host their Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon to honor the many citizens of Shasta County who volunteer countless hours to serv...

Arts and Entertainment

Call the Midwife Season 4 Episode 5: Sometimes Even the Doctor Needs Help(0)

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It is summer in Poplar and everyone is trying to stay cool. Sister Julienne delivers a boy to the Prendergast family while the father prays in the other room. At Dr. Turner's office, the doctor is get...

Food

Menu Please: View 202 – All That Glitters is not Gold(28)

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Not everyone loved the old Hatch Cover Restaurant, but it held a warm place in Femme de Joie's heart from many get-togethers with family and friends over the years. She loved the retro-70s vibe with t...

Health & Fitness

Special Enrollment Period Ends this Week(2)

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This is the last week to buy individual insurance under the “Informed of tax penalty” category. This category was established in response to those who claim they did not know they would be charged...

Community Announcements

Shallow Water Lifeguard Classes at the Y(0)

Prepare yourself to help others and gain skills to work in a rewarding job.  Learn the duties and responsibilities of lifeguarding, including surveillance, the use of rescue equipment, and how to car...

Community Announcements

Proposal to Designate Whiskeytown National Recreation Area a Smoke Free Park – Public Scoping Meeting(0)

In 2010, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area adopted a smoke free policy for its four designated swimming beaches. This was met with high public approval and has been successfully implemented. On Ap...

Music

Mistress of the Mix: Kool Cars(24)

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For the last couple of weeks, this car has been haunting me. It's a pink and black 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner (I know, because I looked it up), with the most amazing paint job I've ever seen. And this t...

Arts and Entertainment

Call the Midwife Season 4 Episode 4: Somebody Has a Drinking Problem; Sometimes A Girl is Just Right(0)

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At the clinic, the nuns and nurses are getting ready for the day, but nobody knows where Trixie is. Nurse Crane proclaims about the need to move the mothers along faster than they usually do, and Shel...

Community Events

Kool April Nites Cruise(0)

The Kool April Nites Cruise is Friday, April 24, 2015, from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm. The sponsored cruise is only open to registered participants. Participants must display their issued placard to be on...

Community Events

Elton John Tribute May 7th at the Cascade Theatre(0)

The Riverfront Playhouse’s Capital Campaign will present a special one-night performance “Remember When Rock Was Young – The Elton John Tribute” starring Craig A. Meyer, at the Cascade Theatre...

Opinion

Just Sayin’: Children! What Good Are They, Anyway?(10)

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As I watch the news and just live life day to day, I notice that regardless of the country, ethnicity, social strata or economic development, children are pretty much welcomed into this world with unm...

News

Redding Council Gets First Look at Proposed 1,000-foot Slip ‘N Slide Project; Votes to Alter City’s Pot Garden Ordinance; Tips Cap to Bob Blankenship(33)

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A 1,000-foot-long slip-and-slide requiring 15,000 gallons of water. On Placer Street between Orange and Chestnut streets. In the middle of July. In the middle of a withering drought. Piece of cake, ac...

News

Abandoned Redding House to be Demolished(6)

One of the vacant houses which the City of Redding Code Enforcement Team has addressed is at 2630 Wyndham Lane. The house has been vacant for a number of years. Over the past several years it has freq...

Food

Cooking With Doni: Oatmeal Chippers, a Favorite Cookie Through the Decades(8)

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Once upon a time son Josh was a little boy who loved a cookie by the name of Oatmeal Chippers, laced with cinnamon and nutmeg studded with chocolate chips and walnuts. Oats form the cookie's foundatio...

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The Vagina Dialogues: Testing the Waters and Beyond
I’ve been putting this off for several reasons. Let’s face it. The vagina is something we whisper about with friends we know well, right? But as this blog spot does have a health bend, it would be unfair to keep this from … Continue reading →...

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