Big Balloon Weekend Returns to Modoc County

Every September the people of Modoc County celebrate their privileged existence out off the edge of the map with a multi-event festival. This festival takes off Saturday, September 17 with the breathtaking sunrise launch of hot air balloons that drift… Continue Reading


Line Up Here For Pancakes; Meet the Proud New Bike Owners

One of Redding’s great annual traditions is the Rodeo Week Pancake Breakfast. This is Rodeo Week, so that means the Pancake Breakfast is set for 5 to 10 a.m. this Friday, May 20, in the middle of Market Street between… Continue Reading


North State Foodies Unite for ‘Field to Fork’

Each day for Wendy Rosser, owner and baker at Rosser’s Bakery, begins with 60 loaves of bread, 90 muffins, 50 scones and 10 rounds of sourdough. But if you think you might be able to snag a few bargain day-olds… Continue Reading

Of Pancakes And Summer Camp

I once described the Asphalt Cowboys’ annual pancake breakfast to someone from out of the area as “pancakes for 10,000 people in the middle of the street before sunrise.” That poor description earned a quizzical look, and, no, not everyone… Continue Reading