Tag Archive for ‘Redding’

Accomplishing the Impossible

Quite often I’m asked if a certain alteration is possible. I have been altering clothing for over 30 years and I’ve been through a variety of fashion cycles, many fabric and construction changes, and my clients have gone through the inevitable body changes.  I’ve never come across an article of clothing that couldn’t be altered. [...]

New West Side Trail Connection

The Westside Trail is a gem, a multi-faceted gem. The main trail and its access trails provide more than 8 miles of adventure, the destination of which are the vistas provided by traveling along the ridge, which is the western skyline of the city Redding. This trail is the result of the vision of a [...]

2015 Wedding Dress Trends: Lace, Sleeves and Colors Ranging from Ivory to Pewter

It’s that time of year again: Wedding Season! Many women became engaged over the holidays and are beginning the search for probably the most important dress they will ever buy: Their wedding gown. I have written many articles on wedding gowns over the years.  For some basic information on choosing a wedding gown, check out [...]

Writers Forum February 14 Meeting: Marketing and the Modern Author

On Saturday, February 14, Writers Forum presents a comprehensive six-hour seminar for published and pre-published authors. The event is designed to help writers focus on their potential readers and engage with them by establishing a platform. Award-winning thriller writer Simon Wood will demonstrate social networking techniques to build a solid platform that will attract and keep a [...]

The Women’s Fund Presents Free Community Forum on Entrepreneurship for Women

  A forum offering inspiration and information to women who own a business – or who would like to – will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Community Room at the Redding Library. “Entrepreneurship: The New Women’s Movement” is presented by The Women’s Fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. It is aimed [...]

OK, Guys – Suit Up!

I thought I would address men’s fashion for a change, and talk about suits.  And yes, these guidelines will apply to women’s suits as well. In my humble opinion, all men of a certain age should have at least one well-fit suit. I get that most men don’t wear suits to work any more, although [...]

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. [...]

Sand Bags Available

    The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office and  Shasta County Department of Public Works, with the cooperation of CALFIRE, has several locations of sand and sandbags throughout the county. The Sheriff’s Office would like to encourage citizens to use these locations if they are having any flooding problems due to the recent weather event. The [...]

Community Advocate Known for High-End Custom Guitars

Jason Schroeder unlocks the door of his south Redding guitar workshop and steps into the unassuming, sunlit space. He’s just come from a meeting with businessmen Ed Rullman and Mike Dahl – wearing his “community advocacy hat” – but switches easily to the labor that pays the bills, gives him schedule flexibility, and, most notably, [...]

Car Versus Greyhound Results in Injuries, Street Closures

On 11/14/2014 at approximately 5:35 a.m., the Redding Police Department responded to a traffic collision at the intersection of Shasta Street and Market Street between a silver 2007 Honda CRV driven by 39 year old Anjaneya Valmiki of Bellevue, WA, and a Greyhound bus driven by 29 year old Ronald Bradford Jr. of Grand Terrace, [...]

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