Downtown Non-profit Increases Services for Redding’s Needy

This month saw an increase in food and services available to Redding’s needy from the People of Progress, one long-time Redding non-profit organization. From her tiny office on downtown Center Street, Melinda Brown, the executive director of People of Progress,… Continue Reading


People of Progress Hosts Annual Octuberfest Dinner (& Doni’s Cooking Demo)

Octuberfest Honors Potatoes and the Human Spirit’s Ability to Move Forward Beyond Adversity Each year the People of Progress plan a fun-filled evening and at the very end after closing time, we often have to encourage a few last lingerers… Continue Reading

POP Thrift Shop Holds Summer Blow-Out Sale All August

The POP! Super-Sized Thrift Shop is doing it again with the Half Off on Everything August Summer Blow Out.

The thrift shop is POP’s main way to raise money for its food bank and resource center, which serves 16,000 people annually. Their newly remodeled store has a huge selection of merchandise, from clothing to housewares and furniture. Sale runs throughout … Continue Reading


Rancheria Awards $10,000 to Veterans Walk of Honor

The Anderson Veterans Walk of Honor was the recipient of a special $10,000 grant award from the Redding Rancheria Community Fund tonight during its “A Year to Remember” dinner at the Win-River Casino Event Center. The Walk of Honor was… Continue Reading


New Community Radio Stations On The Way

Two new community radio stations are coming to the Shasta County airwaves. A station operated by Acorn Community Enterprises of Round Mountain is scheduled to start broadcasting during the first quarter of 2011. Meanwhile, Redding-based nonprofit organization People of Progress is… Continue Reading