Meghan Leininger, DO, a Family Practice Doctor and Obstetrician, Gives Real Life Advice to Patients at Dignity Health Medical Group North State

Meghan Leininger was born in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. As a child, she pretended to deliver babies. Now, as a mother herself, she brings valuable perspective to Family Practice because she is also an OB. Dr. Leininger received her… Continue Reading


New Specialist in Vascular Neurology and Neurointerventional Surgery Joins Dignity Health Medical Group North State

For those suffering from cerebrovascular diseases like stroke and brain aneurysms, there is new advanced local care at Dignity Health Medical Group North State and Mercy Medical Center Redding. That’s because Dr. Erek Helseth has joined the staff at the… Continue Reading


March 30 Fundraiser Helps Newlywed Leukemia Patient

Jemuel McDaniel and Emilyann Dawson were planners.  The former Red Bluff High School students took jobs at McDonald’s in an economy when those where among the only jobs available. But they had their sights on the future, and looked forward to securing better… Continue Reading


Spaghetti Dinner Benefits ‘Meals on Wheels’

Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs (SSNP) is hosting their Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. SSNP will be serving up a Spaghetti Dinner from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 100 Mercy Oaks Drive in Redding. The dinner… Continue Reading

Work Continues On Clear Creek Greenway

Improvements continue at Clear Creek Greenway, the trail system and recreation area located between Redding and Igo. The Bureau of Land Management recently installed a number of signs to guide people to trailheads and parking areas located along Clear Creek… Continue Reading


Redding Farmers’ Market Opens Saturday

The Shasta Growers Association Farmers’ Market opens Saturday, April 9, on Cypress Avenue next to Redding City Hall. The always-popular outdoor market is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to noon every Saturday through mid-December. The selection of fruits and vegetables will… Continue Reading


A White Christmas? Humbug!

Although I love the song and have it first on my Christmas playlist, I’m not dreaming of a white Christmas. No, I’m dreaming of some 70-degree sunshine. But I guess I’m not any more likely to get that than I am a carbon fiber bicycle frame.

Ah well, I do see two of my all-time favorites on our Christmas Day menu: Green bean casserole (my wife makes a mean … Continue Reading

Thursday Is All Pink, All Day

When a handful of Redding healthcare providers started “Think Pink Day” to raise awareness of breast cancer in 1997, they handed out 1,400 goodie bags full of educational material to women in Redding. At the time, it seemed like quite… Continue Reading