Tag Archive for ‘Redding CA’

Council OKs Body Cameras for Redding Police, Lowers Fines for Water Conservation Violations

In a meeting primarily devoted to the Redding Police Department, the City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to equip officers with body cameras and lauded the police chief for his energetic response to citizens’ concerns about the city’s growing crime rate. Chief Robert Paoletti was given permission to spend $250,000 on the cameras and data [...]

Characters of the Community: Bea Currie

With a name fit for a princess and a childhood spent on a winery surrounded by a loving community, Bea Currie might as well have stepped out of a Californian fairy tale. Her father, John Laco, was one of ten surviving children of a French-Basque miller. John left Bustince, France like his brothers to avoid [...]

Mistress of the Mix: Water We Gonna Do?

I played by the rules, and now my tomatoes are dead. Yes, I was one of those people who took the city of Redding’s new water restrictions to heart, and I’m kind of sorry I did. Northern Californians have actually been doing a bang up job conserving water since the Governor declared a drought back [...]

Parkview Neighborhood Homeowners: ‘We Feel Betrayed’

Adopted in 2001, The Parkview Plan was abandoned in 2014 — well before the struggling neighborhood regained its balance. Fourteen years ago, as part of a Redevelopment effort, City staff, along with some very smart, well-paid urban planners, put together a comprehensive revitalization plan for Parkview. They used data, surveys, interviews and brainstormed ideas with [...]

Turtle Bay Welcomes Seven-Week-Old Beaver

Today Turtle Bay received a seven-week-old male beaver from the Minnesota Zoo located in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Three kits were born and each of them needed a new home. The male selected for Turtle Bay was chosen because of his calm demeanor. He is currently the size of a football, plus a tail, and will [...]

Friends of Whiskeytown’s 5th Annual Brandy Creek Beach Luau

The Friends of Whiskeytown (FOW) will hold its 5th Annual Brandy Creek Beach Luau on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Brandy Creek Beach in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Attendees will enjoy a Polynesian style buffet, Hawaiian entertainment including dancers and a fire dancer, and a chance to bid on great prizes during the auction. Tickets [...]

2014 Cowboy Up Think Pink!

Wear your boots and get your PINK on! Join us in the Redding Rodeo Arena for a Steak Feed. Proceeds will be donated to Nor-Cal Think Pink and the Redding Rodeo Association Agriculture Scholarship Fund for local high school students. Enjoy music by Northern Traditionz, silent auction and a special tribute to breast cancer survivors. [...]

Most Wanted Suspect Arrested

On Saturday, 08/09/14, at approximately 9:23 PM, Deputy Rosina of the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office was patrolling the 20000 block of Old Alturas Road. Deputy Rosina noticed a truck pulling out of the driveway of a home he knew to be vacant. Deputy Rosina followed the truck a short distance then conducted a traffic stop. [...]

Family Environment Helps Create Zero Waste at Chicobag

It’s easy to get skeptical when you hear words like making a difference and changemaker used to describe corporations and their sustainability efforts. Wonder what it all means and if the high praise is deserved? A company in Chico is working hard to both grow its business and to be a force for good in [...]

Arrest of Most Wanted Suspect

On Friday, August 1st, 2014 at approximately 6:45 P.M., Redding Police Department Investigators arrested wanted subject Porche Karmel Almond, 27 years of Redding. Almond was taken into custody at 2588 Henderson Road, in Redding. Investigators received several tips from the public that assisted in locating Almond. Almond had six outstanding felony warrants for her arrest. [...]

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