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Don’t Blame Winter; Chief Johnson Had the Idea First

Redding City Councilwoman Julie Winter has been getting plenty of negative press, but I think it’s time we even out the blame a little. After all, she wasn’t the first in Shasta County to come up with the idea of… Continue Reading

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Good News Rescue Mission’s Capacity Revealed!

Sometime this month, if it hasn’t happened already, Redding police may begin citing homeless people camping on public property in the city. Then again, they may not. Last September, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that… Continue Reading

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Doni’s 2019 Redding Wish List

Welcome to 2019. If you’ve read this far, it means that you and I survived 2018; no small feat for many here in the north state considering the death and destruction wreaked by the Carr and Camp fires. Many ANC… Continue Reading

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Addiction in Redding: Everybody Has an Opinion, But Where is the Solution?

I am fortunate that I grew up in a stable family and did not grow up around addiction. My only addictions are to social media and Diet Coke. I could quit any time. Just not today. After over 20 years… Continue Reading

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Homelessness Workshop Opens a Larger Dialogue

According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 2014 Annual Homeless Assessment Report, in 2014 578,424 people were homeless in our country. Almost 136,000 of those were children under 18. Some cities have taken on homelessness and are being successful.… Continue Reading