Speak Your Piece: Reckless Board Majority Destroys Fiscal Stability

Shasta County has a long, sad, sordid history of improper land use practices. These hurtful decisions date to over a century ago. Jurors deliberating effects of the “Smoke Wars 1896-1917” were paid by local mine owners. ”Experts” gave testimony that… Continue Reading


Riverland’s Project Hope: Under the Radar, But Not for Long

Along I-5, south of Knighton Road, there is an 80-acre piece of Redding in the County. This parcel of Churn Creek Bottom land also has Sacramento River frontage containing a remaining piece of the original forested river margin. Riverland Open… Continue Reading


The Weight is Over: Part 7 – Learning the Hard Way

Last week was a joyous one. I reported that I was down 7 pounds and 8.75 inches. I’ve been on this program almost five weeks. It feels a lifetime. Maybe because it’s been such a life-changer. I don’t know if… Continue Reading


No Longer in Doubt: Battle Nearly Won Against Trail’s Invasive Plants

During 45 days of May and June 1864, the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia lost as many soldiers as the previous three years of Civil War. However, after that time, the outcome of the conflict… Continue Reading