Fire Destroys Redding Duplex, Leaving 2 Families Homeless

A fire today caused about $300,000 worth of damage to a LeBrun Lane duplex in Redding, leaving two families homeless but no one injured, Redding Fire Battalion Chief Shane Lauderdale said. Brandy Fernandez was in her kitchen at 1165 LeBrun,… Continue Reading


Old Forecaster: Redding Area Weather Outlook for Aug. 29 – Sept. 4, 2011

Weather Discussion: Monday (the 29th) will be sunny with temperatures once again near the 100-degree mark. Tuesday and Wednesday will be sunny with a few high clouds on Wednesday. Temperatures will be cooling with Redding’s high temperature on Wednesday 90… Continue Reading


Your Excess Garden Produce Can Help Feed Those In Need

It’s harvest time. Did you plant a row for the hungry? Do you have an abundance of fruit and vegetables in your backyard garden? Do you have fruit going to waste on trees in your yard or around your neighborhood?… Continue Reading


Sunday Funny: Dagg-gone It!

Shasta Builders Exchange CEO Kent Dagg has lost his position as a construction industry lobbyist and community motivator. Read more about Dagg’s job elimination, his contributions and his political power here. Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter… Continue Reading

Redding City Ballet Holds Company Auditions

ANNOUNCEMENT! Redding City Ballet is holding open company auditions at Redding Ballet Academie August 29, 2011, 4 – 6 p.m. (Please bring resume with 5X7 headshot and cover letter) 2011 Season Dates: August 29th – December 10th PERFORMANCES AND REPERTORY:… Continue Reading

Nor-Cal Think Pink Seeks Carnation Donations

Think Pink needs your help, organizers say. The breast cancer awareness campaign needs carnations. Due to the declining economy, the generous florists and donors from previous years are unable to provide organizers with carnations for this year’s event. That’s 40,000… Continue Reading