DFG Goes Fishing For Coho Salmon Water

If there’s one thing everyone in Siskiyou County can agree on, it’s that the Department of Fish and Game is convening a meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, to talk about increasing water for coho salmon in the… Continue Reading


‘Freecycle’ Your Old Clothes at MLK Center

Most schools open the classroom doors next week, which means the little ones – who are growing bigger – need new clothes. Redding’s MLK Multicultural Center has a way for parents and grandparents to get those clothes for the very… Continue Reading

Everybody’s Italian During Paesano Days

If there’s one thing you can count on at Paesano Days, it’s an abundance of good food. You wouldn’t expect anything else from the Sons of Italy, would you? Paesano Days returns this Friday and Saturday, August 5 and 6,… Continue Reading


Highway 89 Bike Corridor Gains Prominence

Summer is the season around here for long bike rides, although one cyclist’s definition of a long ride might be another’s definition of insanity.

If by long you mean loooooonnng, you may be happy to learn that Adventure Cycling Association has included Highway 89 from Mount Shasta to Truckee on a new, 2,400-mile Sierra Cascades Bicycle Route that roughly parallels the Pacific Crest hiking trail from Canada to Mexico.

But even if your idea … Continue Reading

Saving Energy Isn’t A Trivial Pursuit

I received an announcement the other day from the California Energy Commission about a new website that, the commission promised, would provide “industry professionals, fleet managers and consumers with information about greener transportation choices for the 21st century.” I ignored… Continue Reading


Buckhorn Grade Improvement Project To Resume In September

The summertime drive from overheated Redding to the refreshing waters of the Trinity River and the Pacific Ocean may be easier in a few years, but vacationers might have to share the highway with more big rigs. The next round… Continue Reading


Artsy Kiosk, New Trail Provide Outdoor Highlights

The Redding area has two new outdoor features that you need to check out. If you’re feeling ambitious, you could even tie the two together with a bike ride. First up is the new kiosk at the Clear Creek Gorge… Continue Reading