Redding Chamber Goes Full Bethel

The following is an open letter to Redding Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jake Mangas in response to his blog post last week on the chamber’s website, “Hate Speech and Bethel Church.”

Dear Jake,

I read your blog post last week, in which you wrongly accused thousands of local citizens of religious discrimination, with concern from the very beginning. Continue Reading


Measure D Supporters Launch Campaign For the ‘Safe Streets Now’ Tax Hike

A group of business leaders stepped forward Tuesday to voice their support for a tax hike they feel is desperately needed to bolster police forces and combat a growing crime problem that threatens the quality of life in Redding. If… Continue Reading


‘Magic of Christmas’ Features 25 Years of Holiday Magic; NVCSS Sings Praises of Ruth Duclos, One Extraordinary Volunteer

This is a magical time of year. Shorter days and cooler weather prompts autumn leaves to show their brilliant colors. Fireplaces crackle with an amber glow following Thanksgiving feasts.

And on Thurs, Dec. 6 Northern Valley Catholic Social Service will celebrate the silver anniversary of its annual holiday gala, Magic of Christmas at the Holiday Inn in Redding.
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