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  • Story Update: Shasta County CEO Says County is ‘looking into’ Veteran’s Complaint about Local Veterans Services Office

    Editor’s note: We have an update to reporter Bill Siemer’s Oct. 13 story about Ralph C. Davie, a Redding Vietnam veteran who has filed a complaint against the Shasta County Veterans Services Office.  Yesterday, Siemer spoke with Larry Lees, Shasta County CEO, about the Davie case. Siemer said that Lees confirmed that the county is “looking [...]

    Shasta County Teen Couple Found Dead

    On Sunday (10-26-14) the Sheriff’s Office took a missing persons report involving both Darian  Powner and Tristan Mitchell. They were last seen together on Saturday (10-25-14). This afternoon, with assistance from a family friend, their vehicle was located in the creek bed, downstream from where Lack Creek Drive crosses Lack Creek. Further downstream, below the [...]

    Vineyard City Church Hosts Chili Contest to Benefit Rother Elementary School

    Vineyard City Church is hosting a chili contest fundraiser to benefit Rother Elementary School on Sat. Nov. 1.  The chili contest winner will take home $250 in prize money. The event is from 3-6 p.m. at Rother Elementary School, 795 Hartnell Avenue in Redding. Free “house” chili (not the contest chili) will be served at the event, [...]

    Redding Council OKs $355,000 for Park Marina Home to Aid Homeless Vets

    A unanimous Redding City Council voted to direct $355,000 in federal funding for a six-bedroom home on Park Marina Drive that will house up to a dozen homeless and low-income veterans. Tuesday’s 5-0 vote allows the local branch of the Veterans Resource Centers of America (VRC) to purchase the $330,000 home and make about $27,000 [...]

    2 Transient Encampment Parcels Down – Many More to Go

    At 31, Nick Bundy of Redding has already demonstrated that he’s not afraid of tackling formidable challenges. As an 18-year-old he was a motocross racer who was badly injured in a crash on country star Loretta Lynn’s ranch. As a young man, he ran heavy equipment for his father’s logging business, and to this day [...]

    Fall Prescribed Burning at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

    Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is planning to begin seasonal prescribed burning activities within the next several weeks.  Rain events in late September helped to provide desirable conditions for the safe and effective use of prescribed fire at cooler and higher elevation locations within the park.   Based on these conditions, fire crews plan to conduct [...]

    Flag to Be Lowered to Honor Dickerson, Firefighters

    Flags at City of Redding facilities will be lowered to half-staff from Friday evening to Monday morning (Ocotober 13) in remembrance of former Redding Mayor Dick Dickerson and in honor of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. Mr. Dickerson died on September 29, 2014. A Celebration of Life will be held at noon Sunday at the Redding [...]

    ‘Code Black’ Film to Provide Vivid Look at a busy ER; Cascade Screening to Spark a Healthcare Dialogue

    Code Black is the universal hospital shorthand for alerting staff to the presence of an explosive. In Ryan McGarry’s award-winning documentary of the same name, the American health care system is the ticking bomb and the Emergency Room is the epicenter of the impending explosion. In “Code Black,” which will be screened at 7 p.m. [...]

    Redding Police Department Receives Face-Lift For Free

    Three Local Companies Volunteer to Help RPD In conjunction with recent public safety town hall events, the Redding Police Department is increasing its effort to connect with Redding citizens by launching a new website and implementing a new digital media strategic plan.  Three local marketing companies, Optimize Worldwide, Sugar Pine Media, and NorthState Studios have [...]

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