Redding Veteran, Mother Finalists for Prestigious Medal

Two Redding residents are among 20 finalists nationwide for Citizen Service Before Self Honors, a congressional medal called the most prestigious civilian award in America.

Fred Salanti, founder of the Missing in America Project, and Debbie Allen, who has influenced state legislation and educated hundreds of children about the dangers of alcohol, were … Continue Reading


Daughter’s Death Creates Mother’s Mission

If Debbie Allen weren’t just an ordinary, flesh-and-blood mother, but one with magical powers, she could draw upon every ounce of her super-mother strength and roll back the clock two years – to before December 20, 2008. Once there, Allen could move heaven and earth to save… Continue Reading

‘Shelby’s Rules’ Mom to Speak at Bag Lunch

What: California Women Lead’s Brown Bag Lunch with Guest Debbie Allen When: Thursday (Dec. 2), noon to 1 p.m. Where: Redding Library Community Rm. “B” Redding resident Debbie Allen and national speaker and expert on the perils of teen drinking will… Continue Reading