Downtown Non-profit Increases Services for Redding’s Needy

This month saw an increase in food and services available to Redding’s needy from the People of Progress, one long-time Redding non-profit organization. From her tiny office on downtown Center Street, Melinda Brown, the executive director of People of Progress,… Continue Reading


Unsheltered Homeless in Redding: Part 7- Conversation With Melinda Brown, POP Director

Q: Melinda, thanks so much for talking with me today. There’s no way to address this issue without getting your input. Can you briefly describe your position, and POP, and your organization’s mission?

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Letter: Spoil Salt Creek for 11 Fire-Prone Homes?

Dear Mayor Jones, The Redding Planning Commission members seriously overreached their role and also breached the General Plan in approving Sierra Pacific Industries’ massive, 440-home Salt Creek Heights subdivision as currently proposed. Ignoring greenway policies in place since the 1970s… Continue Reading