Prudhomme’s Paintworthy Places Within 3 Hours of Redding: Cedarville & Surprise Valley

Today we journey to the quaint town of Cedarville and spectacular Surprise Valley. It’s a three-hour drive from Redding via Highway 299 East, past Alturas and over Cedarville Pass. Surprise Valley is like old California was 100 years ago. The main town… Continue Reading


California Outback Report: A Citizenry That Loves Books Celebrates a Library’s Centennial

Note: I am delighted to introduce you to a new feature on A News Cafe.com, California Outback Report, stories from California’s high desert area by journalist H.A. Silliman. Please join me in welcoming him. – Doni  The 16-mm projector clattered… Continue Reading