Tag Archive for ‘Redding’

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, [...]

Fall Fashion Trends 2014: Boots, Faux Fur and Skinny Pants for Everyone

Fashionistas, I hope you have saved your money because there are several new trends this fall that (in my humble opinion) you will want to have. But first, let’s see what’s coming back. Boots are still being shown, thank goodness because I love boots even though I live in a warm climate. From short “booties” [...]

Writers Forum October 11 Meeting: Planning Ahead for Conference Success

At the Saturday, October 11 meeting of Writers Forum, board members Laura Hernandez and Sharon Owen pool the knowledge they’ve gained from attending a variety of writing conferences. They will offer advice on where to find the best conference fit for a writer’s needs and how to prepare in advance for the most successful outcome. Laura Hernandez, [...]

Vagrants Invade Vacant House; Neighbors Grow Frustrated

Imagine living next door to a vacant house, thinking you do not have anything to worry about because the house is empty. Many of us recently found out this was not the case in our neighborhood, until we signed up with a website called NextDoor.com. This website has helped neighbors in our subdivision become aware [...]

Chiffon Revisited

A few years ago, I wrote an article about hemming chiffon. To date, that article has had thousands of readers so I know people are still trying to learn how to hem chiffon. That article was mostly about marking the hem and I provided one method of actual hemming. Because there are always different ways [...]

Telephone Scam in Shasta County

On Saturday, August 9, 2014, officers from the Redding Police Department received two calls for service regarding a telephone scam. The investigation revealed victims received a telephone call from an individual identifying himself as a Lieutenant from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Department. The suspect told the victims they had a warrant for their arrest and [...]

Joann Lockwood,1940-2014: ‘She was the friend everyone wished to have’

Joann Lockwood, 74, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 in Redding, California. Joann was born in Redding to Ira M. Shadwell and Jane Brouillard. She went to Magnolia Elementary School, Sequoia Middle School, and Shasta High School. Following graduation from Shasta High, she attended the [...]

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