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North State Live Music and Open Mics: May 20 – May 26

Wednesday, May 20 In Paradise, the “Open Mikefull” group hosts an open mic at the Paradise Grange. Signups at 6:45 p.m. All ages. Admission $2. 5704 Chapel Drive in Paradise. Brother Grand at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant at 8 p.m. All ages. (530) 229-9449. Mumblefinger at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190. In Eureka, Old Town Coffee & Chocolates has an open mike [...]

Redding Council Moves to Bolster Police Records Management, Renew a Hotel ‘Bed’ Tax and Promote Bike & Pedestrian Paths

In a relatively quick and drama-free meeting, the Redding City Council took action Tuesday to streamline police record keeping, reiterate its support of a 2 percent “bed” tax to fund tourism marketing and establish a bicycle and pedestrian corridor between the Sacramento River Trail and downtown. Redding police records The council voted 5-0 to give [...]

‘Call the Midwife’ Season 4 Episode 8: Finale Brings Love and Tragedy; Forboding for Season 5

This “Call the Midwife” episode was Season 4′s finale, and it featured the best and worst of life and love. Violet and Fred are on their way to Nonnatus House for an engagement celebration. Violet is nervous because she brought dahlias, which she’s not sure was appropriate. Fred assures her that everything will be fine. [...]

Free Therapy # 62: Chasing Happy (3) – The Observing Mind and Thinking Mind are Different

On rare occasions in my life, I’ve suffered momentary break-downs when sudden waves of sorrow would sweep over me in a storm of tears that wrenched up out of me in sobbing pleas and prayers; petitions to some unknown force for answers that never came.

Shasta Regional Medical Center Celebrates 70th Anniversary

On May 14, 1945, Redding had a population of 7,000 and Redding Memorial Hospital opened their doors with 44 beds, 10 doctors, 12 RN’s and 12 aides. Every room had air conditioning and state-of-the-art air sterilization lamps in the nursery. Owned by Dr. Tom Wyatt, he purchased adjoining property and in 1963, a larger expansion [...]

North State Live Music and Open Mics: May 13 – May 19

Wednesday, May 13 Maxwell’s Eatery in Redding has an open mic starting at 7 p.m. Hosted by Mark McAbee. All ages. (530) 247-7200. In Paradise, the “Open Mikefull” group hosts an open mic at the Paradise Grange. Signups at 6:45 p.m. All ages. Admission $2. 5704 Chapel Drive in Paradise. Manzanita at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190. In Chico, the [...]

Call the Midwife Season 4 Episode 7: Mature Love; Babies Switched at Birth

It’s a busy night at the Maternity Home, all the beds are full. One of the mothers is Shirley Dent, who runs into her old friend, Marion Smith, who’s also ready to give birth. Shirley is excited to see Marion, but Marion is cool to her. Later, both women give birth to baby girls. At [...]

The Future Of Policing Is A Friendly Rottweiler

American policing is at a crossroads. The recent death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray while in the custody of the Baltimore Police Department was just the latest in a long series of officer involved killings that have focused the public’s attention on the use of deadly force by police. The use of excessive force isn’t confined [...]

“Lang May Yer Lum Reek”

When I was about to move to Scotland someone asked innocently, “Are you going to have to learn to speak Scottish?” I blinked a bit at that, and the next question was, “Did I just say something really dumb?” We had a giggle about it but I remember explaining that people do speak English in [...]

Peter Jaffe, North State Symphony Conductor Finalist: ‘Symphonic music – it’s my life. Literally, I hear music in my dreams …’

Join me in welcoming Maestro Peter Jaffe, the last in the series of conductors vying for the North State Symphony music director position following the departure of Kyle Pickett, former North State Symphony conductor. First, some background: Jaffe has served as music director of the Stockton Symphony since 1995 and the Auburn Symphony since 2012; he [...]

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