Tag Archive for ‘Northern California’

Death Comes to Pemberly

It is 1802, six years since the events of Jane Austen’s beloved novel, Pride and Prejudice. Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy are married and happily ensconced at Pemberly, Darcy’s ancestral home, where they have a son, young Fitzwilliam. The entire manor is preparing for the annual ball when on a dark, stormy night, Lizzy’s sister [...]

Sheriffs of California Oppose Prop 47

To All Californians: With the General Election less than two weeks away we, the undersigned, urge you to vote NO on Proposition 47. As sheriffs, we can tell you that this measure threatens the safety of our communities and puts our families at risk. Despite being referred to as the “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act,” [...]

Redding Council OKs $355,000 for Park Marina Home to Aid Homeless Vets

A unanimous Redding City Council voted to direct $355,000 in federal funding for a six-bedroom home on Park Marina Drive that will house up to a dozen homeless and low-income veterans. Tuesday’s 5-0 vote allows the local branch of the Veterans Resource Centers of America (VRC) to purchase the $330,000 home and make about $27,000 [...]

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? [...]

You’re Never Too Old to Live Your Dream!

Life can get in the way of achieving our dreams. After a certain point, or age, many of us figure it’s too late to grasp that brass ring. But after speaking to a few octogenarian pilots at a FAA Safety Team (FAAST) training seminar I attended this past weekend, I’d say age doesn’t have to [...]

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 [...]

Matt’s Chats with Christine Cantera

Over the years I’ve built a number of friendships entirely on the Internet.  Either by luck or coincidence, I’ve stumbled across some fascinating, funny, talented, amazing people and while the relationships are virtual, the friendships aren’t.  It’s really cool to get to know someone on the other side of the world without ever so much as [...]

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 [...]

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