Riverland’s Project Hope: Under the Radar, But Not for Long

Along I-5, south of Knighton Road, there is an 80-acre piece of Redding in the County. This parcel of Churn Creek Bottom land also has Sacramento River frontage containing a remaining piece of the original forested river margin. Riverland Open… Continue Reading


In the Face of Defeat, Former Foster Couple is Homeless, Not Hopeless

If only 22-year-olds Hannah Cain and Markis Grimes were born just a year later, their lives would be completely different. But as former foster kids who “aged out” at 18, the Redding couple missed the magic window to fully qualify… Continue Reading


Finding Traction for the Redding Area’s Bicyclists

Cycling in the Redding area appears to have reached a potential coming of age. About 150 miles of paved and unpaved recreational trails invite bicyclists in the Redding area, thanks to the efforts of the Bureau of Land Management, the… Continue Reading

UPDATE: Lassen Peak Trail Reopens Partially

LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK – The first 1.3 miles of the popular Lassen Peak trail opened Friday following a 10-day helicopter operation to haul rocks to the mountainside. The remaining 1.2 miles – from the Grandview area to the 10,457-foot… Continue Reading


Lassen Plans Closures for ‘Reach the Peak’

Lassen Volcanic National Park will close its landmark Lassen Peak Trail and parking area Saturday night through Aug. 31 for multiple helicopter rock-hauls.

The work is part of the “Reach the Peak” project, an ambitious, 5-year, $2.4 million effort to restore and rehabilitate the popular trail to the 10,457-foot summit. California Conservation Corps and … Continue Reading