Council Adopts Airbnb Ordinance; Holds Off on a Touchy HOPE Van Policy; Limits Butane Sales; and Grants Hefty Raises to Electric Workers

The Redding City Council moved Tuesday to acknowledge—and legalize—a fast-growing component of the new sharing economy by voting for an ordinance regulating the Web-based, short-term rentals of homes through businesses like Airbnb. With a 5-0 vote, the council adopted an… Continue Reading

North State Live Music February 3–February 9

  Wednesday, February 3 Mark McAbee at the Post Office Saloon in Redding, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190. Johnson Blythe plus The Pine Dogz perform at the California Brewing Company in Palo Cedro at 6:30 p.m. All ages. (530) 222-2739. Jimmy Limo performs at… Continue Reading


Hollyn Chase’s Audio Book Insights: From Historical Fiction and Suspense, to Feel-Good Novels

After reading a variety of reviews listing the best books of 2015, I found two novels that made almost everyone’s list. However, these are so popular I suspect many of you may have already read or listened to them. Still,… Continue Reading


Free Therapy #78: How We Heal Our Relationships Part 3

“Anger makes you smaller while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are.” Cherie Carter-Scott In previous columns in this series, I have attempted to lay out the bread crumbs necessary for us to find our way back to… Continue Reading


Council Gives Dignity Health’s Wellness Center a Boost; Hikes Electric Rates; OKs Johannessen’s Veterans Clinic; and Approves Oregon Gulch Open Space Project

Dignity Health’s plans for a $50 million wellness center on riverfront property behind the former Raley’s supermarket on Hartnell Avenue picked up steam Tuesday with a unanimous Redding City Council vote to OK a non-binding letter of intent for the… Continue Reading


Public High-Speed Internet in Downtown and Solar Power Highlight Adam McElvain’s Council Campaign

A municipal Internet service, a beefed-up police force and an emphasis on solar energy will be the focus of Adam McElvain’s campaign for the Redding City Council, he said Tuesday at a rally in downtown Redding. McElvain, 36, envisions an… Continue Reading

‘Historically Black College and Universities Regional Transfer’ Fair

Sierra College in Rocklin is hosting a Historically Black College and Universities Regional Transfer Fair on Wednesday, February 10th. Students who would like to attend the Fair are encouraged to sign up in the Shasta College Transfer Center, room 126.… Continue Reading