Nick “Whispers” Boosalas sighed with relief as a friend peeled the ruby slippers from his feet. Both giggled at the sight of the gaudy, sparkling high heels. Boosalas was one of about 150 men who slipped on women’s shoes —… Continue Reading
Michael Mojarro and Jordan Storment say they have a new approach to addressing the growing number of homeless, hungry and unemployed in Shasta County.
The pair — with the help of many volunteers — serve about 2,200 free meals a month from a cramped and aging kitchen at Living Hope Compassion Ministries on State Street near the Redding Public Library.
The number of people, many of them families … Continue Reading
Tehama County changed its inmate-release policies this week after an inmate who was mistakenly released without posting bail bludgeoned his ex-girlfriend, breaking bones and fracturing her skull, sheriff’s officials said.
The attack took place just days after Humberto Sandoval Moctezuma, 40, had been jailed on suspicion of harassing the woman… Continue Reading
Photos courtesy of the Redding Rancheria There were no losers at Win River on Saturday. There were, however, several ghosts, goblins and even a chainsaw-toting Santa Claus. It wasn’t Halloween or Christmas, but it was the annual themed banquet honoring… Continue Reading
REDDING – Enough is enough. So says the Shasta County Education Coalition, a grassroots collection of educators, administrators and elected officials fighting to stop state budget cuts to education here. Shasta County schools have seen $36.5 million in funding cuts… Continue Reading