Finding Traction for the Redding Area’s Bicyclists

Cycling in the Redding area appears to have reached a potential coming of age. About 150 miles of paved and unpaved recreational trails invite bicyclists in the Redding area, thanks to the efforts of the Bureau of Land Management, the… Continue Reading


Lemurian Stands as a True Classic

When I moved to Redding from Durango, Colo., some two decades ago (gulp), the Lemurian Shasta Classic mountain bike race was one of the events than made me feel a little less homesick.

I covered the event for the Searchlight, and back in those early days, a lot of Durango-based pros were still arriving to race the old course west of Shasta Dam. Colorado-based athletes … Continue Reading


Time To Load Up Those Garden Carts

The gardeners’ delight that is the Shasta College Horticulture Club’s Spring Plant Sale is set for this Thursday through Saturday, April 15 through 17, at the college in Redding. Now in its 39th year, the Spring Plant Sale is well-known… Continue Reading