The Week in Review


Shasta College’s Speaker Series Brings Inspiration to Education

Shasta College will launch its new Community Speaker Series on Wednesday. This joint effort between the Shasta College Foundation and the McConnell Foundation is designed to inspire, educate and chall...

State of Jefferson – A Modest Proposal – Part 1: The Vision

State of Jefferson proponents are gearing up for a new campaign, starting with another visit to the Shasta County Board of Supervisors. The opening salvo was a recent “town hall meeting” in Reddin...

Health Care Rules Are Fluid

Nothing is so constant as change, especially when it comes to health care rules and regulations. I have said that multiple times in this column and this year is no exception. First, individuals may ha...

March in the Garden & North State Calendar of Gardening Events

As spring rises, so do my gardening urges – dreams and plans. Thankfully, the older I get – and it’s a nice round number for me this year – the more deeply I care about some things, and the fa...

Mistress of the Mix: Kick Him to the Curb

kick him to the curb. Definition: 1. To quit seeing him, especially if it's a relationship or commitment involved. 2. To waive/fire him, especially in business matters. Ex: If you catch a man chea...

Writers Forum Meeting March 14

Date:  Saturday, March 14, 2015   Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Where: All Saints Episcopal Church (Memorial Hall) 2150 Benton Drive, Redding, CA. What: Trades, Travel and Turkeys: How to Succeed...

Siskiyou Arts Museum Exhibit Opening

The Siskiyou Arts Museum will open its new show titled “Originals”, Saturday, March 14, from 5-7pm. It will feature select prints from the collection of Dennis Weathers and the Mt Shasta Printmake...

Rainbow Family Project Forum at First Methodist Church

Photo from www.pdpics.com The First Methodist Church - Redding will host a forum and panel on March 20, 2015. The panel will consist of four local persons:  Rev. Rod Brayfindley, speaking on aspects ...

Solar-powered Canals – Are They the Future in California?

Governor Brown's recently announced plan to have California derive 50 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 has opened the door for bold ideas to help achieve this. Carl Weidert, a...

Sheriff Bosenko Receives Recognition from CRPA

Sheriff Tom Bosenko will receive the Peace Officer of the Year award from the California Rifle and Pistol Association. Rick Travis, Field Director of CRPA, offered Bosenko congratulations. “CRPA an...

Give a Dog a Break

This little guy was going to be euthanized, so I took him home. However, I have six dogs and three cats and a small home. Isaiah could hardly walk when he came home with me. Now, he runs and plays and...

Redding Co-op Preschool Annual Garage Sale

A huge multi-family garage sale fundraiser will benefit the Redding Cooperative Preschool. Items to be sold include baby/toddler clothing and toys, adult clothing, household goods, books, and much mor...

North State Live Music and Open Mics: February 25 – March 3

Wednesday, February 25 Black Vinyl 45 at Shameless O'Leary's Irish Pub, starting at 8 p.m. 21 and over after 9 p.m. (530) 246-4765. Hal Johnson at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 6:30 ...

Tea Party Tent Show – Notes on the State of Jefferson

I'm a sucker for lost causes and the State of Jefferson is more lost than most. The quixotic notion that a half-million citizens in northern California and southern Oregon's rural counties, frustrated...

Grant & Scholarship Application Deadlines

The Shasta Regional Community Foundation reminds local students and nonprofits of the upcoming deadlines for grant and scholarship applications.  With the new online application system in place for b...

Library Receives Bequest from Doris May Johnson

  The Shasta Library Foundation honored an endowment bequest from Doris May Johnson at a reception with her heirs on February 13, 2015 at the Redding Library. “Our mother used the Redding Libra...

Downton Abbey Episode 8: Poor Anna! Congratulations to Mrs. Patmore, Rose and Atticus

This is a recap. There are major spoilers here.  Everyone is getting ready to go to London for Rose's wedding. Carson and Hughes discuss the fact that they're down a footman, and decide to hire one j...

The Kindness of Highlanders

Two traits I've noticed about Highlanders are that they look out for each other, and they know everything about each other. The first is a consequence of remoteness - so far away from “civilization,...

Cross-Eyed: A Collaborative Exhibit of Art Works and Writings by John and Leah Harper

 The exhibit, Cross-Eyed, Two Siblings/Distinct Memories by John and Leah Harper, will be on display March 9 – April 17, 2015 at the Shasta College Art Gallery. A free story telling event will be g...

New West Side Trail Connection

The Westside Trail is a gem, a multi-faceted gem. The main trail and its access trails provide more than 8 miles of adventure, the destination of which are the vistas provided by traveling along the r...




















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