If you drove through the Interstate 5-Highway 89 interchange last week, you might have noticed traffic counters across the roadways and freeway ramps, and even some Caltrans personnel alongside the road, watching how traffic flows. Caltrans intends to use the… Continue Reading
We serious journalists would never write a story simply as an excuse to run a photograph. Except that’s what I’m doing right now, and here’s why. Just about anyone who has ever scaled Kanaka Peak on the seat of a… Continue Reading
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
The outdoors can be a dangerous place. We’ve been reminded of that fact regularly by recent news stories, many of which have centered on the 14 fatalities in Yosemite National Park this year. Some of the ill-fated made obviously bad… Continue Reading
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
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