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Scott Valley Bank Awards Business Scholarship to Nicole Carlson, Shasta High Grad

Karen Jones, Scott Valley Bank Redding branch services manager, recently presented the award for the bank’s annual business scholarship to Shasta College for 2012.  The full scholarship was awarded to Nicole Carlson, a senior at Shasta High School. Each spring, one student from the Shasta College attendance area is awarded the Scott Valley Bank business [...]

Shasta College Sustainability Conference 2012 to feature two Major Films

The Shasta College Sustainability Conference 2012 will be screening films (with a discussion period to follow) of significant social importance on Tuesday, April 24, at 7:00 p.m., in Room 806. The film is entitled Mother: Caring for 7 Billion. This film breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our [...]

From Seed to Table – A Seed Starting Workshop

Join Kalan Redwood of Redwood Seeds to learn about starting your spring and summer crops from seed. This workshop covers seeding technique for standard crops such as lettuce, onions, tomatoes and peppers as well as more unusual varieties such as orach, quinoa and medicinal herbs. Drawing from their extensive seed collection, Kalan will select her [...]

Shasta College Horticulture Department Presents the 41st Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Shasta College Horticulture Department announces their 41st Annual Spring Plant Sale will be held on April 19, 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on April 21 (Saturday) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the 4500 Building and greenhouses on the Shasta College Farm. The sale is planned and staffed by Shasta [...]

From Seed to Table: A Seed Starting Workshop

March 18 Workshop, “From Seed to Table” will be postponed until April 22, 1:00-3:00, at the Teaching Garden (due to a storm advisory for the weekend). For more info call: 530.242.2248. Join Kalan Redwood of Redwood Seeds to learn about starting your spring and summer crops from seed. This workshop will cover seeding technique for [...]

Community Teaching Garden “Getting Started in Your Organic Garden”

For novice to seasoned gardeners seeking to improve productivity, this workshop will help you with planning and developing an organic garden, including information on acquiring good seed, preparing your soil for planting, developing an efficient watering system, and avoiding common mistakes to get you off to a good start.  Bring your questions and problems, from [...]

Shasta College Presents the Comic Play “School for Wives” Beginning March 8

The Theatre Department presents Molière’s classic comedy, School for Wives, which addresses the issue of “how to train” a girl to be the perfect wife. An older man, Arnolphe, believes the only way to get a pristine wife is to keep her ignorant and innocent, as he sets his sights on his ward Agnes and [...]

Women in Math and Science Conference March 10

The Redding branch of AAUW announces the Women in Math and Science Conference for 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls. Target area is Math and Science Middle School educators.  The conference goals are: •To increase young women’s interest in mathematics and science. •To foster awareness of career opportunities for women in math and science related [...]

Feb. 3 Drive-Through Tri-Tip Dinner to Benefit Cancer Patient

(Update: Please note that the correct date for this event is next Friday, Feb. 3. We apologize for any confusion, but hope this gives everyone even more time to plan for the dinner.) Michele Hughes, dental hygienist and single mom, was diagnosed with colon cancer in September. Redding dentist Gary Howland is hosting a drive-thru tri-tip [...]

Shasta College Student Essay: Samantha Magaña – A Bleak Future

(Editor’s note: This is a Shasta College student essay, submitted for extra class credit as a letter to the editor.) As we all know, California is currently in the midst of a recession. This recession has forced funding cuts upon schools, work forces, and many other local programs. These enormous cuts amount to roughly 12.5 [...]

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