Council Seeks to Stem Underage Drinking with Social Host Ordinance & Looks for Ideas on Downtown Garbage Can Shortage

Just in time for the holiday season, the Redding City Council on Tuesday approved a “social host” ordinance that subjects adults to civil penalties for allowing minors to drink alcohol or use drugs. The ordinance, which takes effect later this… Continue Reading


Women’s Fund Forum: ‘Drugs – Stealing Our Community’s Future’

The before-and-after photos of methamphetamine addicts were nearly as jarring as the Shasta County drug-use statistics presented at the Wednesday Women’s Fund Community Forum held at the Redding Library. The forum topic – “Drugs: Stealing Our Community’s Future” – was presented… 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