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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, simple breakfasts. She served things like broiled grapefruit, stewed prunes, soft-boiled eggs on toast, and oatmeal with a pat of butter [...]

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 engage with them by establishing a platform. Award-winning thriller writer Simon Wood will demonstrate social networking techniques to build a solid platform that will attract and keep a [...]

Free Therapy # 54: Free to Be Who We Are

Okay so here’s the deal. I figured out a long time ago what I was here for and it has made my life a little easier to know that secret. I am here to serve. My life is all about service and surrender. Knowing that has helped me a lot. It does not mean I [...]

Fresh Faces, Strong Performances Add a Hop to Riverfront’s ‘Harvey’

Elwood P. Dowd doesn’t sweat the small stuff. In fact, for a guy who is fast friends with a 6-foot-tall rabbit that nobody else can see, he is pretty darn chill. And therein lies the charm of “Harvey,” which opened a five-weekend run last Saturday at Riverfront Playhouse. Brian Storm, who is making his Riverfront [...]

Pot and Public Safety Top Topics of Tuesday’s City Council Meeting

The thorny issue of public safety, or the growing lack thereof, surfaced repeatedly at Tuesday’s meeting of the Redding City Council. It first popped up in the form of a proposal by Councilman Gary Cadd to prohibit the outdoor cultivation of medical marijuana within city limits, much as last November’s passage of Measure A banned [...]

The Empty Lands

Have you ever heard of the Highland Clearances? I hadn’t, until I moved here. A terrible time in Scottish history, Highlanders in the 1800s were thought to be less than their ‘betters’ in England, even considered sub-human – and then those supposed ‘betters’ decided to rid themselves of those who stood in the way of [...]

Turtle Bay to Open New Exhibition: Sweet – A Tasty Journey

Turtle Bay is gearing up to host a new exhibition: Sweet—A Tasty Journey, from Stage Nine Exhibit Design! From January 17th to May 13th, the museum’s Exploration Hall will be filled with the exhibition that takes a nostalgic look at the confections beloved by generations of Americans. The exhibition serves a healthy helping of brain [...]

Free Therapy # 53: Getting Rid of God

“Who on Earth do you think you are? A superstar? Well, right you are! Why in the world are we here? Surely not to live in pain and fear. Why on Earth are you there? When you’re everywhere. Gonna get your share. Well, we all shine on Like the moon and the stars and the [...]

Menu Please: Carnegie’s – The Devil is in the Details

Andrew Carnegie was a Scot who emigrated to America and made an enormous fortune in steel. In 1889 he wrote an article titled Wealth, promoting his view that with great wealth came great responsibility. When he turned 65 in 1900, he began philanthropic works with his amassed millions, including funding the construction of 1,679 libraries in the [...]

In the Face of Defeat, Former Foster Couple is Homeless, Not Hopeless

If only 22-year-olds Hannah Cain and Markis Grimes were born just a year later, their lives would be completely different. But as former foster kids who “aged out” at 18, the Redding couple missed the magic window to fully qualify for AB12, known as the California Fostering Connections to Success Act that was enacted on Jan. [...]

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