Michael Johnson Sworn in as Shasta County Sheriff

Promising a full-scale crackdown on illegal marijuana grows and a new era of unity, former Anderson Police Chief Michael Johnson was sworn in Friday as Shasta County’s 23rd sheriff. Shasta County Superior Court Judge Jody Burgess administered the oath in a… Continue Reading


A Mall-Free Market Street Reopens for Cars, Bikes and Pedestrians

Some 49 years ago, Linda Krueger Krtek was the last to take a ride on Market Street through downtown Redding. On Wednesday, she was the first. During the half-century between those trips, three blocks of Market Street were closed to… Continue Reading


Planners Propose a Slimmed-Down Park Marina Drive as a Step Toward Riverfront Development

With its impressive size, sweeping curves and emerald green water, the Sacramento River is a defining feature of Redding and an easy way to enjoy a decent-sized stretch of the river is to take a ride on Park Marina Drive.… Continue Reading