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Investigators Hope Finding Car Will Lead To Finding Teen

Law enforcement officials have their first significant piece of evidence in the case of missing Redding teenager Jean Marie Berlinghoff. The 1987 four-door Oldsmobile that Jean and her uncle Charles Berlinghoff were believed to be driving was found along Sims Road south of Dunsmuir on Friday afternoon.

The 15-year-old Enterprise High School sophomore disappeared … Continue Reading

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Warrant Issued for Missing Girl’s Uncle; More on Amber Alerts

An arrest warrant was issued today for the uncle of missing Redding 15-year-old Jean Marie Berlinghoff. Charles David Berlinghoff, 44, of Los Angeles is wanted by the Shasta County Sheriff on suspicion of felony child concealment, the sheriff’s office reported.

Also today, the California Highway Patrol’s … Continue Reading

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What About That Marijuana Smell?

"Ooh, that smell. Can’t you smell that smell?" ~ Lynyrd Skynyrd For the Southern rock group’s famous tune, it was the "smell of death." But in more and more north state neighborhoods, "that smell" is marijuana plants in the fall.… Continue Reading

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Incumbents, Sullivan Fare Well in Council Race

In a Redding City Council election that centered around the retirement and health benefits of city workers, two council incumbents who have taken a hard line against unions were victorious Tuesday night. Continue Reading

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City Investigation Inconclusive Amid Heated Political Climate

A private investigator’s report proved inconclusive as to whether city of Redding employees attempted to threaten a local business with boycotts based on how its owners vote in Tuesday’s election. The report, made public today, does not name the city employee alleged to have made threatening comments on… Continue Reading

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‘M*A*S*H’ To Open; ‘Minotaur’ In Final Weekend

When “M*A*S*H” opens on Thursday (Oct. 28) at McLaughlin Theatre in Redding, audiences will quickly discover that the production is far more than just a play. Director Wade Riggs calls it an “event” that will include a host of elements,… Continue Reading

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Council Serves Up Dream For Ice Cream Businesses

Call it a victory for ice cream truck drivers everywhere — with two scoops of preserving Americana tossed in at no charge. The Redding City Council on Tuesday night voted to loosen restrictions on sound trucks, which influences the way… Continue Reading

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Moonstone’s a Leader in Whole Foods

Regularly changing a menu to reflect what’s seasonally fresh is a common custom in the restaurant business.

In the north state, however, precious few businesses utilize the practice.

For chef Che Stedman and his staff at Moonstone Bistro, using locally grown whole foods and shifting with the seasons is … Continue Reading

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Turtle Bay Exhibit Fueled by Fire

In California, and certainly within the north state, fire is a visceral reality and natural process of our landscape.

The subject of fire opens a wide range of possibilities for an artist. In a new exhibit at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, three dynamic Northern California artists explore a range of themes related to the topic… Continue Reading