Author: Jim Dyar

More and more it’s looking like the correct decision is this: Avoid talking on a cell phone and driving at the same time. Texting and driving? You’re literally playing with your life — and...

In the firefighting profession, time is everything.

The loss of a minute on a call could mean the difference between a home being damaged or completely destroyed. Time can translate to a person being rescued or mortally trapped.

So when Redding Fire Chief Kevin Kreitman points to a map …

The five actors in the cast of Shasta College’s new spring play “Circle Mirror Transformation” could each probably teach acting at the Redding junior college. That might be part of the point.

Shasta theater instructor Robert Soffian occasionally gathers a skilled community cast and directs a dynamic …

The man fatally shot during a traffic stop Monday in south Redding was identified this afternoon as 54-year-old Jose Venavides of Redding, who has “an extensive criminal history,” Shasta County Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Foster...

Giving. It’s a concept that often seems so foreign amid a culture focused (obsessed?) on gaining and protecting wealth.

Kathy Ann Anderson has witnessed a different view in far Northern California, however. As CEO of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation since it began in 1999, Anderson has seen the beauty and positive results that have grown out of individuals, groups and organizations giving back to their communities …