Live Music in the North State: April 3 – April 9

We have two benefit concerts of note this week. Friday night, The Dip hosts a benefit for One Safe Place. Saturday evening, Fratelli’s Pizza Parlor is home for the 3rd Annual Redding Songwriters for Darfur Concert, benefiting children in the… Continue Reading


Carr Fire Downtown Housing Project: Volunteers Transform Neglected Cottage For Fire Survivors

Shortly after the Carr Fire destroyed more than 1,000 north state homes, Wendy Hill and her fiance Sam Van Kirk took a walk one evening in their downtown Redding neighborhood. They’d just returned from being evacuated, so the topic of… Continue Reading


In Response to Bethel and the ‘Practice of Homosexuality’

I had to stand up and say something, as someone who has a bigger voice than many others in the LGBTQ community.
I have been a member of the Redding community all of my life. I have played a part in many community projects over 20 years, including raising funds for countless organizations right here in Redding. Continue Reading