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