Memorial Day Is More than the Start of Summer

Like many people, I celebrate Memorial Day weekend as the official beginning of summer. For most of us, this a full weekend of camping, outings to the lake, motor racing and barbecues. However, a busy schedule of relaxation and recreation… Continue Reading

Free Help With Taxes, and Another Full Calendar

Free assistance with filing income tax returns is available for low-income individuals and families, disabled people and senior citizens, thanks to AARP and Legal Services of Northern California. These tax experts know the tricks of the tax trade, such as… Continue Reading


Native Daughters fundraiser for Nor-Cal Vets Cemetery Building

What: Native Daughters of the Golden West fundraising event for the Northern California Veterans Cemetery Memorial Building When: Saturday (Oct. 9), 12 p.m. Where: Hiawatha Parlor, 2322 California St. (south), Redding. Special Guest Speaker Senator Maurice Johannessen Lunch tickets $10,… Continue Reading


Remember Our Fallen Veterans This Weekend

While putting together this column on Memorial Day services – shortly after writing about last week’s veterans care home groundbreaking both before and after the event – I started to feel like I was on the armed forces beat. I’m… Continue Reading