Strutting in Size 16s, They Walked It For Women

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


A Restaurant to Help the Homeless?

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


Jail makes changes after woman is bludgeoned

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