Redding School of Arts: So Green It’s Platinum – Part 1

Construction on the new Redding School of the Arts campus is underway. During a media event held this morning at the McConnell Foundation, Foundation president and CEO Lee Salter and principal architect at Trilogy Architecture James Theimer gave a presentation… Continue Reading


Do We Have The Courage To Build Sustainable Cities?

On Earth Day, I jumped into my 5,000-pound pickup truck and drove 14 miles into and across town to Shasta College, where I listened to people in a windowless, overly air-conditioned lecture hall talk about sustainability. Irony is alive and… Continue Reading


Kids’ Love of Music: Crystal Clear

From time to time, I am honored to transport kids from Redding School of the Arts to various shows, cultural events and concerts. I didn’t think I’d get “blown away” taking my 6-year-old daughter and some of her school pals… Continue Reading