Tag Archive for ‘Redding CA’

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 [...]

Get Spooky and Celebrate Halloween with Turtle Bay!

Turtle Bay Exploration Park is hosting a brand new event this October: Spooktoberfest! On Friday, October 24 from 6-10 p.m., Turtle Bay’s Paul Bunyan Forest Camp will transform for a Halloween-themed night of family fun. Kids of all ages will enjoy ghoulishly fun activities, a special Creatures of the Night animal show, featuring some of your favorite animals [...]

Judicial System Shouldn’t Treat Addicts, Mentally ill, as Criminals

My family’s struggles turned into our darkest hour. After my son Thom was arrested on March 20, 2013 and again on April 11 of 2013, my husband and I took our son’s keys and disabled his vehicle so he wouldn’t kill anyone, including himself, driving high. It had become grievously clear that, while well-intended, Shasta [...]

Just Sayin’: Run Out of Gas

I have always had a great deal of respect for those in our midst who make a long-standing commitment and follow through week in and week out, whether anyone is looking or not. No, I’m not talking about marriage here, although that fits the description. No, I’m thinking more of those who, with no time [...]

Fix for Redding’s Woes: Brent Weaver

The late Judge Richard Eaton once resided in the home I purchased and in which I have lived in for the past 35 years. My home is the second oldest house in Redding’s oldest subdivision, Wildwood Park. This downtown neighborhood is modest but comfortable and is located conveniently close to the Cascade Theatre, Safeway, South [...]

Superintendents in Support of Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Residents for Jobs and Sustainable Economy, We the undersigned School Superintendents of Shasta County are in favor of the City of Redding selling 14 acres of property for fair market value to The McConnell Foundation so that Turtle Bay Exploration Park can build a four star hotel. It is important that Turtle Bay have a [...]

Menu Please: Yaadgar Indian Restaurant Creates New Memories

Memory is a tricky thing: what one remembers as absolutely true and without question is often disputed by another person who claims that their memory is the accurate one and that you’ve got it all wrong. A lengthy discussion follows about what actually happened, and each person walks away thinking, “Gee, it’s so sad to see whatizname [...]

How We Got to Now

One thing we learn from the new PBS series How We Got to Now is that most of us have no idea how the modern world really came to be. We’ve all heard of famous inventors such as Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and Eli Whitney, but our modern society is a wonderland created by, [...]

Mistress of the Mix: Bang! Bang! Bang!

Ever have one of those weeks where you wish you had a do-over? I’ve just had one of those weeks. It was one of those weeks where you wish you could just line up every bad interaction, every bad moment, every negative thought, every awkward discussion and every nasty disagreement like ducks in a carnival [...]

Fall Prescribed Burning at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is planning to begin seasonal prescribed burning activities within the next several weeks.  Rain events in late September helped to provide desirable conditions for the safe and effective use of prescribed fire at cooler and higher elevation locations within the park.   Based on these conditions, fire crews plan to conduct [...]

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