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Boys’ Nighttime Yardwork Rakes Up More Than Leaves

It was about 8:15 last night when someone rang my doorbell rapidly three times, and then switched to loud knocking. Good grief! I opened the door, expecting some manner of emergency. Instead, there stood two boys, though one looked large enough to be an adult. The smaller, shirtless one did the talking. He said he [...]

Argument Leads to Multiple Assaults in South Redding

On Sunday, July 20th, 2014 at approximately 12:49 A.M., Redding Police Officers received a call for service regarding two people who had possibly been struck by a vehicle. All Redding Police Department resources were committed to a critical incident investigation (see press release 14-51631), which resulted in officers from the California Highway Patrol initially responding [...]

Or So it Seems … Jobs from Hell

Now you know you’re underpaid but the boss says you ain’t He speeds up the work ’til you’re ’bout to faint You may be down and out, but you ain’t beaten You can pass out a leaflet and call a meetin’ Talk it over, speak your mind Decide to do somethin’ about it Pete Seeger, [...]

Perseid Meteor Shower Party at Brandy Creek Beach

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, in partnership with the Shasta Astronomy Club, will be holding a special star party to view the Perseid Meteor Shower on Sunday, August 10th, 2014. These very knowledgeable and passionate amateur astronomers will be displaying meteorites and providing powerful telescopes to view what is often considered the most brilliant meteor shower [...]

Redding’s Increase in Crime, Transients, Street People, the Homeless; Something’s Got to Give

My personal wake-up call that Redding was potentially unsafe happened two-and-a-half years ago when someone hurled a cinder block through the window of my locked Prius to steal my purse. When I wrote about it, the story had 50 comments from many of you expressing your frustration, or sharing similar stories. (You can read it here.) I [...]

Or So it Seems … That’s Gross, Gilbertson

This column is dedicated to my brother-in-law, Keith, who passed on this week. He was, without a doubt, one of the brightest, funniest, and most creative men I’ve ever met. Even though he’s gone, the stories of his exploits will long survive him. One of my favorite memories was his idea for a TV show [...]

Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians Reaches Agreement to Settle Leadership Dispute

The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians announced today an agreement that ends the ongoing dispute over control of the Tribal Council and Tribe’s assets. With the Tribe’s election just over two months away on September 13, both sides agreed that the best way to handle the dispute is to allow the members of the Tribe [...]

Shasta Association of REALTORS School Supply Drive

For the past two years, the Affiliates Committee has Adopted One of Shasta County’s Rural Schools to Provide Every Student with a Year’s Worth of School Supplies. You Can Donate Any of the Supplies Listed Here or Give Cash. Donations of Any of the Supplies Listed Here Can be Dropped off at The Shasta Association [...]

Council, City Clerk Candidate Forms Available by Appointment

Prospective candidates for the November 4, 2014, Redding City Council and City Clerk elections can take out nomination papers beginning July 14, 2014, by contacting the City Clerk’s Office. Candidates are required to submit final paperwork, including candidacy nomination signatures, between July 14 and August 8, according to City Clerk Pamela Mize. The City Clerk [...]

Chief Paoletti Presenting Mid-year Crime Statistics Report, July 30

On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Chief Robert Paoletti will hold a town hall meeting beginning at 6 p.m. in the Redding City Council Chambers, located at 777 Cypress Avenue. Chief Paoletti will present the Redding Police mid-year crime statistics report, followed by a question and answer session with a panel comprised of local law enforcement [...]

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