Tag Archive for ‘Redding CA’

North State Open Mics: December 22 – 28

Monday December 22 -The open mic and jam at Simon LeGree’s Roadhouse in Hawkins Bar (about 75 miles west of Redding on Highway 299) starts at 8 pm, hosted by Jimi Jeff. (530) 629-3899. -The Maltese in Chico has an open mic at 9 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 343-4915. —– Tuesday December 23 -In Chico, Shenanigan’s has an open mic beginning at 7 pm. Hosted by [...]

Florence, Part 2: Museums as Plentiful as Cobblestone

Florence is packed full of more museums than anyone could see in one visit, so it’s important to pace yourself or face being overwhelmed by all the beauty. As I’ve mentioned before, if you need a break the best treatment is a generous serving of gelato and a slow stroll, but a glass of wine at [...]

Mistress of the Mix: Little White Christmas Lies, or Yes, Valerie, There Is A Santa Claus

When I was about 5, I started to doubt the existence of Santa Claus. I think it started when I was playing in the front yard, looked up towards the roof and noticed how small the opening of the fireplace on our house was. I’d been a first grader for four months already, and I [...]

Shooting on Sacramento Drive

On December 18, 2014 at about 2:15 p.m. Officers from the Redding Police Department responded to the 7000 block of Sacramento Drive on a shots fired call. Upon arrival Officers located and detained Ronald Lee Winsell, 50 years of Redding. Winsell told officers that he was being chased by subjects in the area of Cascade [...]

Redding Police Department Collision Policy Change

Due to the limited manpower and increased calls for service, the Redding Police Department has amended the Department Policy related to Traffic Collision Investigations. Officers will no longer respond and take a report for any traffic collision that is non-injury and out of the roadway. If a non-injury collision involves vehicles still in the roadway, [...]

I’m Dreaming of a … House Guest with Manners

An invitation to stay with someone is a great honor. Your host wants you to be happy, to be comfortable and to feel welcome. If you’ll be a house-guest during the holidays here are eight easy tips to ensure you’re host will be dreaming you’ll be back again next year! 1. Arrive with a gift. [...]

What Now, Redding?

A funny thing happened on the way to the voting booth this year; Redding voters elected the most progressive city council in memory. While already pretty stunning when you consider the conservative tilt of our community, this took place within the context of an almost overwhelming conservative landslide nationally. There are many possible reasons for [...]

Or So it Seems … National Fruitcake Month – A Mayan Warning

Every December, my wife and I clash on the most serious question of our time. Is fruitcake food or something far more sinister? My wife belongs to a not-so-secret society that LIKES fruitcake. I find this troubling. To me, the stone-like substance masquerading as dessert is an evil recipe-gone-wrong. How is it possible to take [...]

North State Open Mics: December 15 – December 21

If you strum a guitar and sing at home, and find that the dogs don’t howl and the family doesn’t drive away on some imaginary errand, it might be time to try an open mike/mic. Learn two or three songs, head out to one of our North State venues, introduce yourself to the host, and [...]

Suspects in Wal-Mart Counterfeit Checks

The Redding Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the below depicted subjects. These subjects were photographed by Redding Wal-Mart surveillance cameras while passing counterfeit checks.  Anyone with information regarding the identity of these subjects is requested to call Redding Police Investigations at (530)225-4214. – Press Release

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