The Week in Review


Stay Safe While Shopping

During the evening hours of Wednesday, 12-16-14, and Thursday, 12-17-14, Property Crimes Investigators of the Redding Police Department conducted surveillance and patrols of shopping center parking lo...

Christmas in Paris

Preparations for the holiday season here in the City of Lights aren't much different here than they are in any other big American City. The shop doorways are draped with the obligatory garlands accomp...

Snowshoeing at Manzanita Lake

A rare window of opportunity presented itself on Saturday, 12/13/14 as a clear day followed a heavy snowfall. My wife Bernadette and I headed to our favorite snowshoe venue, Manzanita Lake. And there ...

Schreder, Weaver Join Majority in Moving Public Comments to End of Council Meetings

Redding’s newest City Council members stuck to their guns Tuesday and joined the majority in voting to shift the time allotted for public comments to the end of council meetings. The 4-1 vote was id...

Redding Police Department Collision Policy Change

Due to the limited manpower and increased calls for service, the Redding Police Department has amended the Department Policy related to Traffic Collision Investigations. Officers will no longer respon...

I’m Dreaming of a … House Guest with Manners

An invitation to stay with someone is a great honor. Your host wants you to be happy, to be comfortable and to feel welcome. If you’ll be a house-guest during the holidays here are eight easy tips t...

What Now, Redding?

A funny thing happened on the way to the voting booth this year; Redding voters elected the most progressive city council in memory. While already pretty stunning when you consider the conservative ti...

Missing Family Found by Search & Rescue Volunteers

  On Sunday, December, 14th, 2014 at 1958 hours, Sheran Gertsch called the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, to report her son, Matthew, daughter-n-law, Jamie and grandchildren Logan and Hannin a...

Or So it Seems … National Fruitcake Month – A Mayan Warning

Every December, my wife and I clash on the most serious question of our time. Is fruitcake food or something far more sinister? My wife belongs to a not-so-secret society that LIKES fruitcake. I find ...

North State Open Mics: December 15 – December 21

If you strum a guitar and sing at home, and find that the dogs don't howl and the family doesn't drive away on some imaginary errand, it might be time to try an open mike/mic. Learn two or three songs...

Free Therapy # 51: The Deep Meaning of Christmas (According to me, Jim and Jesus) And you?

I must have been about ten when I thought my mother was dead. I had no evidence. None. There was no reason for the fear. It was just a thought that popped into my brain. I was home alone on a school d...

Suspects in Wal-Mart Counterfeit Checks

The Redding Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the below depicted subjects. These subjects were photographed by Redding Wal-Mart surveillance cameras while passing c...

Turtle Bay Collecting Donations for People of Progress

Turtle Bay Exploration Park is accepting donations throughout the holiday season and, in return, offering $2 off admission to guests. In the spirit of the season of giving, Turtle Bay is collecting ne...

North State Live Music: December 17 – December 21

Wednesday, December 17 Mike Dillon at Northern Delights in Hayfork. All ages. (530) 628-5246. The Christmas Jug Band at the Palms Playhouse in Winters at 8 p.m. 21 and over. (530)795-1825. -...

Hogmanay and First Footing

I'm writing to you from a cozy room decorated with streamers, snowflakes and ornaments. We are coming into the festive season and winter is nipping at the windows and doors with icy teeth – another ...




















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