Churn Creek Bottom Residents Deliver Petitions Protesting Shopping Mall

Opponents of a shopping mall planned for the Churn Creek Bottom area south of Redding delivered petitions bearing 11,329 signatures — far more than the 6,500 needed — to the Shasta County Elections Department today (Aug. 30). Below, read what… Continue Reading


I-5 and Oasis Loop Onramp to Open Wednesday Night

A newly constructed loop on-ramp at the Redding Interstate 5-Oasis Road interchange will be opened to traffic on Wednesday evening (July 20). Crews will complete roadway striping throughout Wednesday and energize new traffic signals at the interchange before opening the… Continue Reading


Redding’s No. 1 Priority: More Retail?

The expansion of the Oasis Road/Interstate 5 interchange would set the table for a large commercial retail development on land on the east side of I-5.

Among the primary arguments for developing the Oasis area into a retail sector is that it’s the last open freeway stretch in the city. Proponents believe it would secure a retail advantage for Redding and thus generate more sales tax revenue, a huge portion of the city’s bottom line … Continue Reading


Sunday Funny: Midnight at the Oasis

Mayor Patrick Jones goes to D.C. to lobby for Oasis Road’s big box store developer…

For background on this cartoon, read the City Council meeting’s agenda item on the mayor’s “potential violation of Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) regulations relative to no gifts.” Continue Reading