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 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
If you love freedom, thank a vet. That’s a cliché, but there’s truth to it. And today – November 11, Veterans Day – is the perfect day to offer that thanks. So, I’ll say thank you to my father and… Continue Reading
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
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
Dedication of the black granite monument honoring Korean veterans. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo, CA. Continue Reading
As an Igo resident, I drive by the Northern California Veterans Cemetery nearly every day.
Last month my reporter antenna perked up when I noticed activity at the scrub oak and manzanita covered property directly north of the cemetery.