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

Free Workshop: Winter Vegetable Gardening

What: Winter Vegetable Gardening – Free Workshop from People of Progress and the Shasta College Teaching Garden When: Sept. 16, 6 to 8 pm Where: First United Methodist Church Social Hall, located at the corner of South and East streets… Continue Reading


Veggie Gardeners Urged To Plant 1 More Row

If you’re like most gardeners, you’re just itching to stick a trowel in the soil these days. When you do so, the folks who run local food banks would like you to consider sowing a few extra seeds or planting… Continue Reading