The Week in Review


February in the Garden & North State Calendar of Gardening Events

Photo : The dried seed head of a native twining brodiaea seed head in place in Late January. This time of year always reminds me how amazing plants are – how resourceful and resilient. Even in this ...

City of Redding Invitation to Serve

  The Redding City Council, in the interest of the broadest possible participation in civic affairs, is inviting applications for various City boards, commissions and committees. Following is a ...

AARP Offers Free Tax Preparation Assistance

Free tax preparation and assistance for taxpayers with low and middle income, with special attention to those age 60 and older, is available from AARP Tax-Aide from February 2nd through April 15th, 20...

Mistress of the Mix: Mozart vs. McCartney

I was on stage the other night doing my thang before Rain (which is more of a Beatles full immersion experience than a tribute band). I made a joke about how I was pretty familiar with music from the ...

Redding Town Hall Meeting Scheduled

Chief Robert Paoletti will hold his quarterly town hall meeting on Thursday, February 12, 2015, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Redding Civic Auditorium, located at 700 Auditorium Drive. Doors will open at...

Company’s Coming: Airbnb

Sharing is usually a good thing, and Airbnb is no exception. Airbnb was launched just four years ago, based upon the idea of earning extra income by having guests pay to stay in a private citizen’s ...

North State Symphony Welcomes Conductor Scott Seaton

The North State Symphony renews its search for a new Conductor-Music Director on Feb. 21st in Chico and 22nd in Redding. Their concert called “Discover!” will present Scott Seaton, a candidate to ...

Kristen Lyons Selected CEO of Shasta Family YMCA

The Board of Directors of Shasta Family YMCA announced Monday evening that they have chosen Kristen Lyons as its new Chief Executive Officer.  Kristen has been working with the Shasta Family YMCA sin...

Mercy Hospice Offers Volunteer Training

Mercy Hospice is now taking applications for its spring volunteer training class. With a 37-year history, Mercy Hospice offers comprehensive care for area patients and families facing terminal illness...

23rd Annual Starship Variety Hour

Enterprise High School's 23rd Annual Starship Variety Hour will be held Thursday through Saturday, February 26-28, 2015, at 7 p.m., with a matinee Saturday, February 28 at 1 p.m., at the David Marr T...

Whiskeytown Seeks Artist-in-Residence

The National Park Service, in partnership with the Friends of Whiskeytown, is pleased to announce the twelfth year of hosting an Artist-in-Residence program.  The park is seeking established profess...

Homemade Granola: Eat a Better Breakfast …

My mother - who was not kitchen-friendly - never prepared such delightful breakfast treats as pancakes, waffles or French toast. Even so, she was ahead of her time when it came to making healthy, simp...

17th Annual Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Staff Recognition Ceremony

  The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office will hold its 17th Annual Staff Recognition Ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday January 29, 2015 at the Shasta County Board of Supervisors Chambers. At this cere...

Downton Abbey Episode 4: Rejection, Dining Drama and the Promise, Loss of Love

This is a recap. There are major spoilers here. It's been a few days, and Thomas is returning from his mystery trip. He arrives at luncheon and tells Carson that his father has turned a corner and is ...

Matt’s Chats with Shelley Ridgley: The Low Down from the Woman Down Under

Meet my friend Shelley Ridgley, tucked away Down Under in Australia.  I like to think of her as my Friend From the Future because she's in a time zone 18 hours ahead of me, which means just as I'm st...

North State Live Music and Open Mics: January 27 – February 1

Tuesday, January 27 Jimmy Limo performs at the Mount Shasta Resort in Mount Shasta at 5:30 p.m. (800) 958-3363. In Chico, Shenanigan's has an open mic beginning at 7 pm. Hosted by Brad Peterso...

Writers Forum February 14 Meeting: Marketing and the Modern Author

On Saturday, February 14, Writers Forum presents a comprehensive six-hour seminar for published and pre-published authors. The event is designed to help writers focus on their potential readers and e...

Trinity Co, Safe Joins Big Lawsuit Against Ca Dept. Of Food and Agriculture

Eleven groups and the city of Berkeley sued the California Department of Food and Agriculture today over the agency’s approval of a statewide “pest management” plan that allows pesticide sprayin...

North State Schools and Dignity Health Hospitals take the Great Kindness Challenge

Mercy Medical Center Redding, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff, and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta encourage schools and community members to come together and participate in The Great K...




















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