Tag Archive for ‘California North State’

Mercy Hospice Offers Help for Coping with the Holidays

Mercy Medical Center Redding’s Hospice Program will host its annual “Coping with the Holidays” grief workshop from 6.30 to 8:30 p.m. October 28, 2014 at the Mercy Oaks Campus. The public is invited to attend this free event. Mercy Hospice Chaplains, Ray Hemenway and Ryan Hofacre, will facilitate the workshop. Participants will receive resources and information. Date: October 28, 2014. [...]

Exhibit of Renowned artist Thaddeus Welch at Shasta State Historic Park Courthouse Museum

Renowned artist Thaddeus Welch (1844-1919) was considered one of California’s foremost landscape painters. Come view five of his paintings and learn about his life on November 9th, 2014. Former Turtle Bay History Player Tom Wolph, dressed in period costume, will perform as the artist and make this interesting historical character come alive. Did you know? [...]

Al Simmons to Perform in Redding on November 5

Al Simmons, a “tour-de-force of ingenious, charming silliness” (Globe and Mail), will bring his highly inventive and wacky one-man show at the Cascade Theatre on Wednesday, November 5,  2014 at 7:30 p.m. Single tickets for this event are $40 (adults) and $20 (students), available through the Cascade Theatre box office or online at www.cascadetheatre.org. Season tickets for the Shasta Live! four-concert [...]

Free Therapy # 47: See What is Real

“I know love is all I need. That’s all I know.” Randy Crowell I’ve had a few experiences in my life that I would describe as “spiritual.” That word – spiritual – is special to me. When I connect with it, not just “think” about it; I experience it. I am it and it is [...]

2 Transient Encampment Parcels Down – Many More to Go

At 31, Nick Bundy of Redding has already demonstrated that he’s not afraid of tackling formidable challenges. As an 18-year-old he was a motocross racer who was badly injured in a crash on country star Loretta Lynn’s ranch. As a young man, he ran heavy equipment for his father’s logging business, and to this day [...]

Downtown Redding Art Gallery Sets Grand Opening Festivities for Friday

A dream 10 years in the making becomes a reality on Friday with the grand opening of O Street Gallery in downtown Redding. Located upstairs from the Oregon Street Antique Mall at 1261 Oregon St., the spacious gallery will be home to rotating exhibits by a dozen or more north state artists. Redding artist and [...]

Get Spooky and Celebrate Halloween with Turtle Bay!

Turtle Bay Exploration Park is hosting a brand new event this October: Spooktoberfest! On Friday, October 24 from 6-10 p.m., Turtle Bay’s Paul Bunyan Forest Camp will transform for a Halloween-themed night of family fun. Kids of all ages will enjoy ghoulishly fun activities, a special Creatures of the Night animal show, featuring some of your favorite animals [...]

Wednesday’s Word: ‘Compassion’

While driving through downtown Redding yesterday I saw a young scrawny guy on a bike carrying a shoe box under one arm as he zipped through traffic. He had “the look” that’s become so familiar on Redding streets lately: grimy, usually hauling backpacks or bulging plastic garbage bags filled with aluminum cans. Later, at the [...]

Just Sayin’: Run Out of Gas

I have always had a great deal of respect for those in our midst who make a long-standing commitment and follow through week in and week out, whether anyone is looking or not. No, I’m not talking about marriage here, although that fits the description. No, I’m thinking more of those who, with no time [...]

How We Got to Now

One thing we learn from the new PBS series How We Got to Now is that most of us have no idea how the modern world really came to be. We’ve all heard of famous inventors such as Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and Eli Whitney, but our modern society is a wonderland created by, [...]

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