Marijuana Gardens Eradicated in Igo

On 8/20/2014, Agents with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Investigative Team, with assistance from personnel from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Marijuana Enforcement Team, CAMP, and the Shasta County Planning Department conducted an operation in the area… Continue Reading


A Cheap Broad’s Travel Tips: Money, Honey, That’s What I Want

In the midst of the fun part of planning your dream vacation, there are a few less fun but vital chores to tend to before you leave home concerning money. Not the do-I-have-enough part – I’m assuming you’ve taken care… Continue Reading


Remember Our Fallen Veterans This Weekend

While putting together this column on Memorial Day services – shortly after writing about last week’s veterans care home groundbreaking both before and after the event – I started to feel like I was on the armed forces beat. I’m… Continue Reading


A Cheap Broad’s Travel Tips: Why Do I Need a Visa? I’ve Got a MasterCard

WHAT IS A PASSPORT AND HOW DO I GET ONE? A passport is a document issued by a government which certifies the carrier’s identity and nationality. There are two kinds of passports available for U.S. citizens: a passport book and… Continue Reading


When Do Burning Bears Fall from the Sky? Saturday

What: Book release and public reception for “Burning Bears Fall From the Sky” with Author Peter Edridge When: May 1, 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Igo Store 6490 Placer St., Igo The public is invited to meet author Peter Edridge… Continue Reading


How Much Is That in Real Money? A Cheap Broad’s Travel Tips

BEYOND THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE HORIZON According to a 2007 CNN Money article, the human resource consulting firm Mercer estimates the typical full-time employed American receives 15 days paid vacation and 10 days of paid holidays. The American Society… Continue Reading