Tag Archive for ‘Redding CA’

Asphalt Cowboys Assist in Granting of a Western Wish

Western Wishes will be at the home of Hannah Hewitt on April 3, 2015, to complete a wish of a deck addition to her home. This will be the culmination of the hard work and perseverance of many volunteers to make this wish happen. Donations of lumber were made by Sierra Pacific Industries. Fundraising for [...]

Prescription Drug Abuse Community Forum and Film Screening

Are you concerned about the prescription drug abuse problem in Shasta County? Everyone is invited on Thursday, April 16th at 6 PM to the Redding City Council Chambers for a special free screening of “Out of Reach,” a short-film documentary that sheds the light on the growing problem of prescription drug abuse among teens. After [...]

Torpedoes of Death Masquerade as Innocent Grass to Torture Dogs

I see foxtails. Everywhere. Hordeum murinum or “Hare Barley,” a non-native invader from Spain, grows in healthy, thick patches along the trails and in open spaces where people walk their dogs. What appears to be innocent, lush grass in early spring quickly develops into pesky, sometimes-lethal spiny seed-heads; little torpedoes ready to burrow into anything [...]

Red Light Enforcement Program Thirty-Day Warning Period

In an effort to reduce collisions and enhance traffic safety, the Redding Police Department will begin monitoring the intersection of Hilltop Drive and Cypress Avenue as part of the Red Light Photo Enforcement Program.  On Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 12:01 pm, cameras and violation sensors that monitor the intersection of Hilltop Drive and CypressAvenue [...]

Fatal Traffic Collision at 273 and Canyon Road

On March 26, 2015 at 6:31 am, the Redding Police Department responded to a major injury traffic collision at SR273 and Canyon Road. Officers arrived on scene and determined two vehicles had collided in the intersection. One driver was transported to the hospital and the other driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. Traffic Investigators [...]

Mistress of the Mix: Honky Tonk Girl

I grew up in public radio. First, roaming the halls of KLCC in Eugene, Oregon, and later at KSOR in Ashland, which then became the Jefferson Public Radio you know (and hopefully listen to) today. At first I was accompanying my mother to work. Later I became a volunteer, and finally landed an actual paying [...]

Old Windows: Clearly, Many Uses

Bone yard:  Slang. an area where old or discarded ships, planes, etc., are collected prior to being broken-up for scrap, or otherwise disposed. Years ago, while on a job for a client at a window and glass shop, I noticed old windows piled in a heap, in the “bone yard” outside. Many of the windows [...]

Shasta Regional Medical Center Ranked 100 Top Hospitals in U.S. for the Third year in a Row

Shasta Regional Medical Center was just named for the third year in a row one of the nation’s 100 Top hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, based on several qualities of care metrics and patient satisfaction. Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters, is a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality [...]

North State Live Music and Open Mics: March 25 – 31

Wednesday, March 25 Bernie Baker and Al Mires at Market Street Steakhouse in Redding at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 241-1777. TBA at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190. 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 [...]

Turtle Bay’s 23rd Annual Arboretum Spring Plant Sale

Turtle Bay Exploration Park will hold it’s 23rd Annual Arboretum Spring Plant Sale on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4 at the Turtle Bay Nursery. Turtle Bay members are offered a Members Night Event and pre-sale on Friday, April 3 from 5-8pm and the public sale is Saturday from 9am – 3pm. Members will [...]

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