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‘Get Outta Town’ for an 1846 Flashback

Whenever I pick fresh vegetables from the garden, bake my own bread or make some jam, I’m proud of my ability to live more simply. I wonder what life was like for California’s pioneers – no telephones, no computers, waking… Continue Reading

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‘Get Outta Town’ On the Fly

I don’t know what attracts me most to trailers. No, I don’t mean the sort that hog Redding’s prime riverfront property. I mean the small, cute, stylish travel variety that simultaneously fulfill my craving for a dose of retro style,… Continue Reading

‘Get Outta Town’ and March to a Different Drummer

We were fortunate to have the Mt. Shasta Taiko Drummers in Redding, two years in a row, for the ArtHop anniversary in July. What a treat! I am mesmerized by them every time. I’m not just in awe of the… Continue Reading

Get Outta Town for a Fest by the Lake

If you have a passion for the outdoors, recreation and a little bit of quiet, head to Trinity County this weekend. Although, with wine tasting, a free jazz concert, food vendors, an art show, a beer garden and an appetizer… Continue Reading

Get Outta Town: People + Music = Folklife Festival

You have to love a group whose mission it is to “put music in everyone’s life.” That’s the simple, singular goal of the Humboldt Folklife Society. Their vehicle for universal refrain: the annual Humboldt Folklife Festival, celebrated this weekend in… Continue Reading

Get Outta Town: Mother Nature’s Fireworks Light Up Lava Beds

A few days before all the patriotic pyrotechnic madness that is the 4th of July in Redding, Anderson and elsewhere, get outta town to see Mother Nature’s fireworks – the night sky above Lava Beds National Monument. Learn why Lava… Continue Reading